Blues

Blues Scholarship

1900s

Lightnin’ Hopkins

The Influence of Lightnin’ Hopkins on Blues What is Blues? “What is the blues? Life. Life as we live it today, life as we’ve lived

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Blues

Howlin’ Wolf

Life Before His Music Career Howlin’ Wolf was a Blues musician who was inspired by other Blues artist’s before him,  was known for his hooting

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Blues

The Love of Blues

The Making of Blues Blues is a musical genre created by African American people for African American people meant to express a wide range of

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Blues

Blues music was known to break down the stereotypes of Black people and play a role in the fight for justice and equality during the

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Bessie’s Blues

Bessie’s Blues Thesis Blues is an important part of African-American music because it provided an outlet for unapologetic expressions and a way to define the

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1960s

Let’s Move To Some Blues!

Let’s Talk Some Blues! Blues, secular folk music, was created by African Americans in the early 20th century. The simple but expressive forms of the

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