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A traditional black American music. 'Blue' means 'sad', and many blues songs are about how hard life was for black people.
A religious music sung in churches in the southern USA.
Black workers in the USA moved from farms to the cities. They played the blues with electric guitars - this became...?
AAB form, most common form of blues
African dance contests in Congo square- strutting in parody of white plantation owners
statement by singer or instrument that is answered by a singer or instrument
an American music style combining work songs, gospel music, spirituals, and African rhythms that originated from the slaves.
Slaves poured their anguish into these shouts they used to communicate emotionally with one another over long distances. The musical roots of Jazz and The Blues.
a kind of jazz with a strong two-beat rhythm and collective improvisation that originated in New Orleans in the early 20th century.