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Blues Music History

Blues is probably the purest American music ever produced – and along with its jazz counterpart – is the only true American music form. Its roots lie in the work songs of West African slaves in the South. When they toiled hard in the fields of South plantation owners, these slaves built a ‘call and […]

The Origins of Blues and How Blues Music Is Still Relevant Today

The Origins of Blues and How Blues Music Is Still Relevant Today Blues is the name given to a form and a genre of music that originated from the African-American communities of the “Deep South” of the United States at the end of the 19th century. It consisted of spiritual numbers, hollas and chants as […]

A Guide To Blues Music

A Guide To Blues Music Article by Daniel Hughes A Guide To Blues Music: Heavy metal,hard rock,rock and roll music have become a craze among the music buffs. But many of them may not be aware that these music genres evolved from Blues music. Blues is the name of a musical genre as well as […]

The History Of Blues Music

The History Of Blues Music Article by Liam Gibson The contribution of Blues music to the development of many other genres of music is very significant. Blues was originally grown out of the hardships endured by many generations of African Americans, and first arose from the rural Mississippi region, around about the time of the […]