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

a state of depression

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Bluesman BB King - who was White's cousin - also played the guitar and dubbed it a "holy relic".
Bluesman Clearwater, lauded for his guitar playing and flamboyant showmanship, has died of heart failure.
arrived in town, legendary Delta bluesman Son House played a concert at the University of Chicago.
And like a true bluesman, when his grandfather dies, Clayton turns to music for solace.
JEFF BECK, LOUD HAILER HHHH H EARLIER this year, Eric Clapton's 23rd solo album, I Still Do, emerged: a gently effective exercise in treading water by an ageing bluesman in his 70s.
JEFF BECK, LOUD HAILER EARLIER this year, Eric Clapton's 23rd solo album, I Still Do, emerged: a gently effective exercise in treading water by an ageing bluesman in his 70s.
BY ANDREW GREENHALGH JEFF BECK, LOUD HAILER EARLIER this year, Eric Clapton's 23rd solo album, I Still Do, emerged: a gently effective exercise in treading water by an ageing bluesman in his 70s.
After a brawl sets an Arkansas club ablaze, bluesman B.B.
Donal Clancy and Pipers Union will headline a concert in Durty Nellys on Friday while Cork bluesman Tomas McCarthy is to perform at the Old House.
Livewire frontman with Teessiders John and the Ragmen, Harrison has built up an extraordinary reputation for blissed-out, funk-tinged folk songs, with a voice that would put many a 90-year-old bluesman to shame.
Avec son blues et rock tres puissant, le bluesman algerien Karim Albert Kook a fait decouvrir au public, avec un simple trio batterie, guitare et basse, la puissance et la perfection technique des spectacles a l'americaine.
Ian Siegal: Though he is best known as a bluesman and variously described as a legend and a national treasure, a typical Siegal solo show is much more than blues, taking in the American folklore of songwriters such as Guy Clarke and Townes Van Zandt, and his own genre-defying songs.
The video features the song "Coffee House Blues" by bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins.
Bluesman and Oregon legend Curtis Salgado performs two shows this weekend in the Event Center at Three Rivers Casino & Hotel, 5647 Highway 126, Florence.