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The Roots Of Blues Music
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Blues is a very important type of music. Most music that you hear today
has some form of blues in it. If it wasn't for the blues there wouldn't be any
rock and roll, country, rap, pop, or jazz . Blues is also important for African
American culture. African Americans were also the people who sta ....
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....ange of notes, they were
portable, affordable, and they were permitted by slave owners at that time. The
slave owners didn't permit drums because they thought the drums could be used to
signal to each other.
There were many beginning Blues musicians but only a few had their songs
written, published, or recorded. The few who did became very popular. One
example is Blind Melon Jefferson who started recording in 1926. His records
outsold every other male musician at the time. Other popular mus....
|Number of words: 430
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