The Story of the Blues

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Released 2004

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The Story of the Blues

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2004
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The Story of the Blues is a documentary about the history of Blues music as it developed in the United States of America. From its early development as traditional work songs by African-Americans, the Blues has grown and developed many styles and themes that make reducing it to one particular sound difficult to do. Since legends like B.B. King made the Blues a household name, the genre has evolved any reinvented itself many times over, solidifying its place as the iconic American music. The Story of the Blues gives a thorough account of the history of the Blues, as well as ways to understand its driving principles as it progressed through the years. Throughout the documentary, major figures in the history of the Blues offer their first-hand insight, with personal accounts of their involvement in the music scene. The Story of the Blues is a wonderful introduction into one of the most important developments in music in the 20th century, and it is sure to make a fan of the unfamiliar while offering new insight to those who know the story already.moreless

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Arts, Documentary, Music

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Musicals, Culture