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Synonyms for blues

Synonyms for blues

a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century

a state of depression

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But nothing beats great live blues music up close and personal at the Iron Horse.
rd] Blues Music Awards are also sponsored by BMI, Catfood Records, Eagle Rock Entertainment, FedEx, First Tennessee Foundation, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Sony/Legacy.
During the events, he plays live, discusses the origins of blues music and his life as a musician, offers guitar technique and emphasizes the blues' relevance to contemporary music.
Net concert proceeds will benefit The Blues Music Foundation, a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the preservation of blues history, the celebration of blues excellence, support of music education (particularly the blues), and the provision of financial assistance to needy and worthy individuals who have made contributions to the blues.
The Blues Foundation will present the Blues Music Awards at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN on May 6, 2010.
Rhythm and Blues music (R&B) of the 1960s and 1970s, the sound of a generation that helped define an era of some of the most profound social changes in this nation's history, will be analyzed and enjoyed in a new UC Berkeley Extension course this fall.
The Blues at The Moon festival demonstrates Pearl River Resort's commitment to Blues music as we move forward with plans for the new Ground Zero Blues Club," said Freeman, who co-owns the original Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, MS.
The featured artist will be the Sweet Baby Blues Band, which spotlights the husband-and-wife team of Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham with their brand of Kansas City blues music.
The series is part of a larger initiative to celebrate the power and influence of blues music and educate the public on its significance.
WHAT: A Juneteenth concert featuring two pioneers of Blues music will celebrate America's roots and the distinctly American art of the Blues.
CBSP is also co-producing a series on blues music with Martin Scorsese, and producing Victor Nunez's next feature "Coastlines," with IFC Productions and Todd Haynes' "Far From Heaven," with USA Films and TF1 International.
Blues University, a Chicago based company that was designed to enhance and expand understanding of blues music announces two special kickoff events for the Chicago's Blues Festival.
The program will also include a suite of original blues music called ``Three Shades of Blues.
The Foundation's Pioneer Awards ceremony honors legendary artists whose lifelong contributions have been seminal in the development of Rhythm and Blues music.
Which city, famous for its blues music, takes its name from an ancient Egyptian city - Memphis or Columbia?