Blues

Blues Scholarship

Blues

I got the blues

Influential People W.C. Handy Bessie Smith Mammie Smith Ida Cox John Lee Hooker Howlin’ Wolf Blind Lemon Jefferson The blues subgenres Classical Blues Texas Blues

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Blues

Bed and Breakfast Blues

Bed and Breakfast Blues The musical genre of Blues first originated in the late 19th century.   The deep roots of blues began on southern plantations

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Blues

Blues

Blues was a genre that originated in the 1920’s created by, like most musical stylings, African Americans, with roots from Southern slavery. This music is

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Blues

Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues

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Blues

Blues

Blues How did it start? Blues became commercialized 1914. Prior to that it started as work songs that would be created while black people were

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Blues

The Blues: Songs of Sorrow

The Blues: Songs of Sorrow Where Did The Blues Originate? The blues originated from work songs, often coming from working class blacks trying to pass

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Blues

Blues

Blues The earliest example of Blues were found in the form of work songs. Work songs were created by Black men laying down the railroads.

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Blues

R&B is the New Blues

Rhythm and Blues is the New Bluesby Assata Gui’Chard R& B is the the new blues because my generation grew up on R&B. The older

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