Chicago blues
The Chicago blues is a form of blues music indigenous to Chicago, Illinois. Chicago blues is a type of urban blues. Urban blues evolved from classic blues as a result of the great depression and devel...
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Country blues
Country blues (also folk blues, rural blues, backwoods blues, or downhome blues) is acoustic, mainly guitar-driven forms of the blues, that mixes blues elements with characteristics of folk and countr...
Delta blues
The Delta blues is one of the earliest styles of blues music. It originated in the Mississippi Delta, a region of the United States that stretches from Memphis, Tennessee in the north to Vicksburg, Mi...
Memphis blues
The Memphis blues is a style of blues music that was created in the 1910s – 1930s by Memphis-area musicians like Frank Stokes, Sleepy John Estes, Furry Lewis and Memphis Minnie. The style was popular...
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Texas blues
Texas blues is a subgenre of blues. It has had various style variations but typically has been played with more swing than other blues styles.Texas blues differs from styles such as Chicago blues in i...
Jug band
A jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of traditional and home-made instruments. These home-made instruments are ordinary objects adapted to or modified for making of sound, like the wa...
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Edna Hicks
Edna Hicks (October 14, 1895 – August 16, 1925) was an American blues singer and musician. She is best remembered for her recordings of "Hard Luck Blues" and "Poor Me Blues". She also recorded "...
Ernest Withers
Dr. Ernest C. Withers (August 7, 1922 – October 15, 2007) was a freelance photographer famous for his black and white images of the segregated South and [Racial Integration] in the 1940s and 1960s, Ne...
List of gospel blues musicians
The following is a list of gospel blues musicians.
Rosetta Howard
Rosetta Howard (1914 - 1974) was an American blues singer, who recorded in the 1930s and 1940s.Little is known of her life. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and moved into singing by...
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band was a psychedelic rock band. They were known best for both producing Norman Greenbaum; and their own hit "The Eggplant that Ate Chicago", which reached No. ...
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Julia Gerity
Julia Gerity (July 22, 1898 – ?) was a singer of popular music, most often identified with blues singing. Today she is known primarily through her two recordings.
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Delmark
Delmark Records is the oldest American jazz and blues independent record label. It was founded in 1958 and is based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The label originated in St. Louis, Missouri, i...
Gospel blues
Gospel blues or holy blues is a form of blues-based gospel music that has been around since the inception of blues music, a combination of blues guitar and evangelistic lyrics. Notable gospel blues p...
Twelve-bar blues
The 12-bar blues or blues changes is one of the most prominent chord progressions in popular music. The blues progression has a distinctive form in lyrics, phrase, chord structure, and duration. In it...
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Twinight Records
Twinight Records was a minor American recording label, founded in Chicago 1967 by Howard Bedno and Peter Wright, who later added E. Rodney Jones as a partner. Specializing in R&B and soul music, f...
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Cobra Records
Cobra Records (together with its Artistic subsidiary) was an independent record label that operated from 1956–1959. The label was important for launching the recording careers of Chicago blues ...
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Hannah Sylvester
Hannah Sylvester (c. 1900 – October 15, 1973) was an African-American blues singer who performed in the classic female blues style that was popular during the 1920s. She was billed as "Harlem's Mae W...
Lillian Goodner
Lillian Goodner (1896–1994) was an African-American blues singer, who performed in the classic female blues style that was popular during the 1920s. She was billed as "Sister Lillian: Queen of the Sep...
List of Chicago blues musicians
Chicago blues is a form of blues music that developed in Chicago, Illinois in the 1950s by taking the basic acoustic guitar and harmonica-based Delta blues and adding electrically amplified guitar, am...
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Classic female blues
Classic female blues was an early form of blues music, popular in the 1920s. An amalgam of traditional folk blues and urban theater music, the style is also known as vaudeville blues. Classic blues...