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Online radio, blues stations
The online radio blues stations of Radio Shaker bring you a large variety of authentic blues music. This is the source form of Jazz, Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll and originated in African-American communities in the south of the US, late 19th century. The Radio Shaker's selection of blues stations is a mix of Southern Belles and modern beauties. Take a shake and discover the world's best blues stations.
Blues subgenres.Blues has several subgenres like country and urban blues which was popular during different periods of the 20th century. The best-known blues subgenres are:
• Delta blues
• Piedmont blues
• Jump blues
• Chicago blues
During the Second World War blues changed from acoustic to electric blues and opened to a wider audience. In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues-rock evolved.
Got the blues.The term 'the blues' refers to the 'blue devils': melancholy and sadness. It was first used in play 'Blue Devils' by George Colman in 1798. But it became a widely used expression since 1912 when the Hart Wand's 'Dallas' Blues became the first copyrighted blues composition. In lyrics the phrase is often used to describe a depressed mood.
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Blues online radio stations