Who is known as
“The Father of the Blues”
Early delta blues singers often accompanied themselves on what instrument?
Name one of the states where the delta blues were born?
Traditional “12 Bar Blues” are built around which three chords?
Jump Blues combined which
2 musical styles?
Who was known as
“Father of the Delta Blues”
What instrument is often paired with the acoustic guitar in
Urban blues took the intimate sound of the delta and clothed it in what?
The term “the blues” most likely comes from what idea?
The blues evolved from what 19th century song form?
Jump blues eventually evolved into what style?
Name one of the urban blues artists from the 1950s who influenced British blues-rock in the early ‘60s?
The lyrics for the blues song centers on what?
Who was known as the “Empress of the Blues”?
Name one of the cities central to early “Urban Blues.”
What jump blues artist has sometimes been called the “Grandfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll”?
What is the structure of the traditional blues song is called?
A “blues harp” is a common term for what instrument?
Which blues artist sang about meeting the devil at the crossroads?
Which British guitarist followed the stylistic path forged by Robert Johnson?
W. C. Handy:
Delta, Classic, Jump or Urban?
W. C. Handy
I, IV & V
Big Band and
Amplified (electric) power
The “blue devils of depression”
Work songs or
Rock ‘n’ Roll
Howlin’ Wolf, or
disappointment and loss
Chicago or Memphis
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