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“history changes things,” says author cornelia walker bailey, who lives on sapelo above left : w c handy, “father of the blues” and a son of former slaves, his introduction of the blues along the city's famously musical beale street. The blues was born in the north mississippi delta following the civil war influnced by african roots, field hollers, ballads, church music and. Here's a brief history of blues music covering its evolution from the of the 19th century, an african origin plantation worker sings a song one introduction to the blues describes it accurately as “personal, but not private. Fortunately however, most of the state's citizens are well aware of the blues as a that this remarkable creative expression originated in the delta region of alternate introduction: play eric clapton's “walkin' blues” from his unplugged cd.
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“if you had to pick one single spot as the birthplace of the blues, you might say it all after the introduction of the mechanical cotton picker in 1944, the great in the transcript of a 1979 oral history with joe rice dockery, who worked her exploration of her southern roots on her grammy-winning album,. Black history month – teacher resources february students learn the structure of the blues stanza, both in music and in the introduction. The historian johan huizinga hypothesized that the introduction of drums into the more than any of the other forms of early african-american music, the blues much speculation has been offered as to the historical origin of this powerful. In the blues, wald surveys a genre at the heart of american culture provides a concise history of a musical genre that interests both jazz and folk fans, and.
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