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 »

Where did blues music originate?

The blues originated from the plantation-style, call and response-type singing by African-American slaves in the southern United States. They had brought over a primitive banjo from Africa; in the ... 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 »

What is the structure of blues music?

As blues music developed out of oral tradition in the Deep South and has been interpreted a multitude of ways by various musicians since its inception, there is no definitive blues structure. There... Read More »