Although the origins of the blues may never be known, the Mississippi Delta has been called the ‘home of the blues .’
What emerges from this mixture is a very American sound that mixes jazz, country and western, rock, popular song, folk, and the blues .
For years, pedantic scholars have crowed about the debt rock owes the blues .
People never know if my music is jazz or blues or folk or pop, but I don't know how to put myself into a category.
Here she is not only a blues poet, but also a part of a blues people grounded in a specific set of conditions that give birth to the blues as music and as world view.
we'll do a blues in C
The great African-American exodus from the south during the first half of the twentieth century spawned a new form of urban electric-based blues .
Depression is more than getting a bad case of the blues .
Well, you try cleaning the algae from an Olympic sized swimming pool on a balmy summer's day without getting some form of the blues !
Yet all this activity detailing the history of the blues during the twentieth century obscures a few thorny questions.