Style Guide Genre Blues

Chicago Blues

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Country Blues

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Delta Blues

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East Coast Blues

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Electric Blues

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Harmonica Blues

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Hill Country Blues

Hill Country Blues (also known as North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country blues. It is characterized by a strong emphasis on rhythm and percussion, steady guitar riffs, and few chord changes. Hill Country Blues also includes the music of Mississippi fife and drum bands.

Signifiicant Hill Country Blues include "Mississippi" Fred McDowell, R. L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, Othar Turner, and Jessie Mae Hemphill.

Jump Blues

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Louisiana Blues

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Modern Electric Blues

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Piano Blues

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Piedmont Blues

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Texas Blues

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