When was blues music started?

Answer Blues music, an indigenous American art form, has a "father" but no clear conception date. As a synthesis of various African-American musical styles, blues music received its mainstream identity th... Read More »

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What is blues music?

While blues music can't compete with the hip hop and rock 'n' roll songs that dominate popular music charts, these genres sprang from the blues. The blues is an American musical invention and has h... Read More »

Who invented blues music?

Blues music was not invented by one particular person in a specific place or time. Instead, blues music developed over the course of the past 150 years or so, with contributions from a number of di... Read More »

Blues Music Instruments?

Blues music has a long, varied and painful history. Its origin is with the slaves brought over from Africa who worked the plantations in the southern United States in the years before the Civil War... Read More »

Who created blues music?

No one person can be credited with creating the blues, a genre of music that evolved from slave-field hollers, spirituals and rhythmic dance tunes in the Mississippi Delta region of the U.S. in the... Read More »