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A style of music originally based on field shouts and secular songs of the American Negro, featuring repeated sections of twelve measures each in an A-A-B structure. This is a vocal genre, often performed by singing guitarists, with melodic lines characterized by flatted thirds and sevenths. Despite the name, the mood can be happy or sad, the tempo fast or slow. Sometimes called a subgenre of jazz, blues music has its own identity in artists such as Buddy Guy and Ruth Brown. Typical artists in blues-rock, a related style, are Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton.
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Producer of the W.C. Handy Blues Awards, the Blues Hall of Fame, the Lifetime Achievement Awards and the Int. Blues Talent Competition
Discussion forums for blues players and fans.
Contains over 2,200 blues links. Sites are organized in categories like bands and artists, record labels, and lyrics.
An index of artists, festivals, organizations, magazines, books and various establishments that cater to blues.
Web hosting company specializing in blues artists, companies, festivals and societies. Free links to client sites and paid advertising positions.
Links to classic musicians Sonny Boy Williamson I and II, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf as well as links to many more contemporary blues artists.
Includes news and links.
Blues articles, photographs, reviews, records, compact discs, CDs, 78 rpm phonograph record auctions, magazines, books, musicians, authors, researchers, resources, links.
Member of a famous chicago blues band in the 60-70's.
Features an exhibit calendar, online displays: exploring the blues and about the delta. Also included are program and education information, museum support and a gift shop.
Broadening awareness and understanding of the origins of blues music and encouraging and supporting live blues music. Features essays, articles, images and a chronology of the blues.
A very complete listing of links for acoustic blues musicians.
Encompasses the famous Helena, Arkansas radio show made famous by blues harp legend Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller), the annual blues festival in Helena, and the monthly magazine dedicated to covering blues festivals and artists. Features articles from the magazine, and blues goodies available from their online store.
Website for Blues music by New Zealand musicians. Includes a Blues Scene page, and images.
Blues information, MP3s, CD reviews, interviews, and history.
Producer of the W.C. Handy Blues Awards, the Blues Hall of Fame, the Lifetime Achievement Awards and the Int. Blues Talent Competition
Blues information, MP3s, CD reviews, interviews, and history.
Discussion forums for blues players and fans.
Website for Blues music by New Zealand musicians. Includes a Blues Scene page, and images.
Broadening awareness and understanding of the origins of blues music and encouraging and supporting live blues music. Features essays, articles, images and a chronology of the blues.
Features an exhibit calendar, online displays: exploring the blues and about the delta. Also included are program and education information, museum support and a gift shop.
An index of artists, festivals, organizations, magazines, books and various establishments that cater to blues.
Includes news and links.
Blues articles, photographs, reviews, records, compact discs, CDs, 78 rpm phonograph record auctions, magazines, books, musicians, authors, researchers, resources, links.
Contains over 2,200 blues links. Sites are organized in categories like bands and artists, record labels, and lyrics.
A very complete listing of links for acoustic blues musicians.
Encompasses the famous Helena, Arkansas radio show made famous by blues harp legend Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller), the annual blues festival in Helena, and the monthly magazine dedicated to covering blues festivals and artists. Features articles from the magazine, and blues goodies available from their online store.
Links to classic musicians Sonny Boy Williamson I and II, Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf as well as links to many more contemporary blues artists.
Member of a famous chicago blues band in the 60-70's.
Web hosting company specializing in blues artists, companies, festivals and societies. Free links to client sites and paid advertising positions.

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