Blues

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Black & Blues

Black & Blues

What is Blues? The Blues is a genre of music that was created by African American in the South. Blues voiced African American’s grief, desires,

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Black & Blues

Black n’ Blues

Let’s get into the Blues Years following the end of the slavery epidemic in America, the music genre, Blues, began to boom. African Americans, no

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Can’t Quit The Blues

At the turn of the 19th century – late 1890s – a musical form dubbed “the blues” began to emerge in the Deep South of

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Black & Blues

Black and Blues

Black and Blues WHERE DID WE GET BLUES? The blues has very deep roots within African American history. The new sound arose in Black streets

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Black & Blues

Black & Blue

BLACK & BLUE Background “Blues” was and is a music style that was born in the deep south. The creators of the blues were ex-slaves,

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Blues: Black Addition

Origin: Originated in the deep south during the 1980s, blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, shouts, and simple narrative ballads. Blues as a genre is also

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Black & Blues

Black and Blues

All About the Blues Many musics genres were influenced and created during slavery, which later influenced new genres. A few years removed from slavery bloomed

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Black & Blues

Black and Blues

The Start of Blues Blues began in the black communities of the deep south with center origins in the Mississippi Delta. It was formed as

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Black & Blues

Black & Blues

Origin At the end of the twentieth century, a new genre named Blues “emerged from Black communities in the southern United States”(119). In contrast to

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Black & Blues

Blues: The Safe Haven

Background Blues began in the early 1920s around the deep South along the Mississippi River during the times of Jim Crow.  Blues music stemmed from

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