The Treasure of the Blues The Treasure of the Blues
ReadOasis Step 5 Blues Legend Robert Johnson The blues is a great treasure of American musical culture. It stands as the foundation for practically... The Treasure of the Blues

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Blues Legend Robert Johnson

The blues is a great treasure of American musical culture. It stands as the foundation for practically every form of American music in the 20th century, including gospel, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and hip hop.

Blues music has its source in African American slave songs, such as work songs, spirituals, and country ballads. This music expressed the sufferings and hopes that came from the painful experiences of slavery and discrimination. ...

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