The blues is a genre of music that can be vocal, instrumental (blues guitar), or both. It primarily uses the ‘blue’ notes, which are based on a ‘minor pentatonic’ scale, also known as the blues scale.
Blues music originated in African-American communities in the U.S., drawing from work songs, spirituals, field hollers, chants, shouts, and simple ballads with rhyming lyrics. Many elements of the blues reflect African influences.
The call-and-response aspect of the music has its roots in African traditions, with numerous lines being repeated two or more times. This later evolved into a pattern where a line was repeated twice, followed by an ‘answer line’ on the third repetition. These characteristics of early blues can still be found in modern music, particularly hip-hop.
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