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The Beginner's Guide to Blues Music

A brief overview of blues history, including crucial blues cities, regional styles and the state of blues today.
  1. Blues Glossary (64)
  2. Blues Stuff (6)
  3. Record Labels (34)

The Roots of the Blues
Definition of the roots of the blues, including historical figures important to the evolution of the music.

Blues Styles: Chicago Blues
Definition of the Chicago blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Chicago blues style.

Blues Styles: Country Blues
Definition of the Country blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Country blues style.

Blues Styles: Mississippi Delta Blues
Definition of the Mississippi Delta blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Mississippi Delta blues style.

Blues Styles: Piedmont Blues
Definition of the Piedmont blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Piedmont blues style.

Blues Foundation
A non-profit organization supporting blues music, The Blues Foundation sponsors the annual Blues Music Awards and the International Blues Challenge.

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