Mississippi Delta blues

Litsak/ October 29, 2018/ music

Probably the most influential of the numerous styles of blues music, Mississippi Delta blues, also known as Delta blues, rose from the abundant agricultural triangle situated between Vicksburg, Mississippi, to the south east and Memphis, Tennessee, to the north east, and bordered by the Mississippi River to the west and the Yazoo River to the east. Inside this area, where

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Country Blues

Litsak/ October 18, 2018/ music

Country blues, which is also known as “folk blues” is a chiefly an acoustic guitar-oriented type of blues where numerous other styles derive. It frequently incorporates elements of gospel, ragtime, hillbilly and Dixieland jazz. The popularity and hit recordings of first country blues artists like Mississippi’s Charley Patton or Texas’ Blind Lemon Jefferson have influenced scores of musicians across the

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What is Blues music?

Litsak/ October 11, 2018/ music

What is Blues music? Blues is an African music which traverses a vast range of emotions and musical styles. Feeling gloomy, is expressed in songs whose poetry lament injustice or state longing for a better lifestyle and lost love, jobs and money. But this is a dance music which celebrates pleasure and success. Central to the notion of blues operation

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