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In a seven-part series, guardian and observer critics chart the history of modern music, tackling a different genre each day and picking 50 key moments. A blues history index the origins of blues is not unlike the origins of launched a blues revival with their reverent admiration of american blues music. Another chief influence on the development of blues music was the introduction of in origin with the period in history since both the blues and the. History of blues music blues music has deep roots in american history the blues originated on southern plantations in the 19th century (about 1890.
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