The mainly solo vocal with acoustic fingerstyle guitar accompaniment developed in the rural Southern United States in the early 20th century. Boogie-woogie A piano based blues derived from barrelhouse and ragtime.
Blues is a choral and instrumental form of composition which is based on the use of the blue notes.
Rural blues, down home blues and flok blues are other names for. The 120 Best Blues Albums. These were the kinds of records that would inspire the blues revival of the 1960s. MUS 203 Exam 2.
Piedmont Blues East Coast blues Mid-Atlantic blues it has many names but in its essence it is the pure ethereal original music of rural African-Americans that originated in the Eastern USA during the 1920s and 1930s. Nov 11 2018 – Born in the South this is the folk music of our history. Think of urban blues.
Think of rural blues as the original blues. The blues was said to have first been sung by men at leisure and it was referred to as folk-blues. We do know that unlike Robert Pete Williams and many other rural performers at that time Smoky never made it to the blues revival stage.
But folk-blues is not limited to merely guitar music. Boogie Gal another glimpse of one of the most intriguing bluesmen that ever lived. Chicago Blues Delta blues electrified.
These folk blues singers sung around the community and even travelled through means of carnivals. Blues is a music genre and musical form which was originated in the Deep South of the United States around the 1860s by African-Americans from roots in African-American work songs and spiritualsBlues incorporated spirituals work songs field hollers shouts chants and rhymed simple narrative balladsThe blues form ubiquitous in jazz rhythm and blues and rock and roll. Initial inspiration for 12 bar blues rural down home or Folk blues Not recorded until 20s Mississippi Delta Blues or Delta Blues Themes of lost love sexual desires word violence lonelines and death.
Way Back in the Country Blues 11. Waters and Alberta Hunter were versatile vaudeville and cabaret singers who released blues records on Black Swan which also released records by African American classical musicians and dance. See more ideas about blues music blues blues musicians.
Country blues also folk blues rural blues backwoods blues or downhome blues is one of the earliest forms of blues music. As African-Americans began to migrate North in the early 20th century they introduced the blues to the Northern region. It is unknown what contact if any he had with Smoky after that.
Folk-Blues describes a type of blues usually played on non-electric musical instruments. Delta blues rural country down-home or folk blues originates from mississippi delta. Itinerant male folksingers traveled the rural SouthDelta region.
Usually pure and an extension of folklore and folk song. Topics were open and basic–love loneliness anger and sadness. Classic Records You Need To Hear.
In the summer of 1960 I met up with British blues aficionado author and vernacular architecture scholar Paul Oliver and his wife Valerie at the legendary Peabody Hotel in Memphis TN. Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools. Product of an agrarian society and attendant subject material.
The musical forms and styles arose in the same region during the nineteenth century in the southern United States The country blues has been given several names such as folk blues rural blues backwoods blues or down home blues. Down Home Blues Image. Appalachian blues comes in a variety of stylesvaudeville blues piano blues and boogie string-band dance blues guitar and harmonica-based down-home blues ragtime blues East Coast rhythm and blues and so-called white mountain blues.
Log in Sign up. Shows an assimilation of a great many elements of popular music including popular theater andor vaudeville. If he were recognized on merit Babe would have made the list with his more famous contemporaries.
Many can be seen on the American Folk Blues Festival videos available. Traditional country Blues A general term that describes the rural blues of the Mississippi Delta the Piedmont and other rural locales. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues.
According to Mayo Williams as quoted in the liner notes to. And Rock Names OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. Ethel Waters Down Home Blues 1921 Harry Pace founded the label in 1921 after dissolving the music publishing company he had co-owned with WC.
Characteristics of delta blues. From Muddy Waters to BB. It embraces a wide range of guitar and musical styles that thrived in the early days of the music styles gestation.
The down-home interpretation by country blues performerscomposers. Many of todays initial sides come from a fruitful meeting with blues historian Paul Oliver. The mainly solo vocal with acoustic fingerstyle guitar accompaniment.
Jump Blues A danceable amalgam of swing and blues and a precursor to thythm and blues. The term was soon picked up by other companies and was also widely. Lots of other bands were based in Chicago through the 50s and 60s and along with Muddy Howlin Wolf Otis Rush Magic Sam and Buddy Guy and others came to epitomize the Chicago Blues sound.
Also referred to as rural down-home or folk blues 1. These subjects were sung about in an open setting with few people. Unlike many other blues musicians Rainey earned a reputation as a professional on stage and in business.
Im Going Home on the Morning Train 10. American Folk Blues Festival 1962. Shake Shake Mattie 12.
Country blues also folk blues rural blues backwoods blues or downhome blues is one of the earliest forms of blues music. Goin Home Blues 13. Its folk appellation is an elastic enough term to also include down-home no-frills.
Oster who brought Butch Cage and Willie Thomas to the 1960 Newport Folk Festival would have represented his best shot at meeting that new audience. Beginning in the mid-1920s record company AR artist and repertory men and a few musicologists ventured into the rural South with field recording equipment and captured some of the folk blues of artists like Charley Patton and Blind Lemon Jefferson. Log in Sign up.