The house of blues is dedicated to educating and celebrating the history of southern culture and african american artistic contributions to music and art our mission is to create: a profitable, principled global entertainment company. A short history of the blues 0:00 dark was the night, cold was the ground - blind willie johnson 0:50 early in the mornin' - prison songs alan lomax's f. The history of rhythm & blues 1900-1964 wall poster a1 size: 594 x 841 mm / 23 x 33 inches the history of blues in poster form this wall poster traces the history of rhythm and blues from its roots in texas, louisiana and the mississippi delta through to its migration to the city - memphis, chicago, los angeles, new york. Members of rock and roll hall of fame inductees the moody blues look back on nights in white satin in our oral history of their signature song.
This timeline is a tool designed for a course on the blues at grays harbor college, aberdeen, wa -william dyer, professor. Blues history the origin of the blues is the work songs african slaves sang in the fields for several hundred years of slavery in america. St louis blues team history : the st louis blues would face the san jose sharks in the conference finals and drew first blood with brian elliott again stopping. History of rhythm and blues rhythm and blues was considered strictly black music although i am not part of the american culture, i consider. The history of the blues and the origin of the blues is really an evolution of the blues from the unaccompanied vocal music and oral traditions of african-american slaves and rural blacks into a wide variety of styles and subgenres, with regional variations across the united states and, later, europe and africa.
The history of the shed the shed barbeque & blues joint has a rich and dynamic history from the opening day of serving up their slow smoked meats and the family's secret recipes for their side dishes, to winning world championships, the shed definitely has a positive presence in the bbq world today. Huddie ledbetter aka leadbelly introduces the blues to a wider audience he was the first artist to play blues to a white audience outside the south feb 9, 1936. Start studying history of blues learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Which was the first blues lp the first album was probably a compilation that is now lost the earliest blues albums by influential blues musicians.
The blues invented health insurance and we will continue to reinvent health insurance with the same spirit of innovation that has helped to improve the lives of generations of americans. History of the blues: the roots, the music, the people: from charley patton to robert cray by francis davis and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. The blues is one of the first kinds of 'folk music' to come out of the united states, and its influence can be heard all over.
Blues, secular folk music created by african americans in the early 20th century, originally in the souththe simple but expressive forms of the blues became by the 1960s one of the most important influences on the development of popular music throughout the united states. History precursors louis by the 1970s, the term rhythm and blues was being used as a blanket term for soul, funk, and disco around the same time,. A history of blues musicians, bluesmen and blueswomen from the mid 1800's, from their roots in the american south to their fame as blues singers all over the world, also including links to surf the web for people that don't like the blues. The family tree of blues was published in 2004 by bruce burton this 24 x 28 lithograph poster typographically gives a historical introspection on the history of blues music from its inception.