What is Blues Music?
Blues music has a rich history in America. With its roots deeply fixed in culture and the struggles of its time, blues music has shown how music can be used to express emotions with or without words.
Here’s a list of some of the most notable blues songs in American history.
|Song Title||Songwriter: Words||Songwriter: Music||Year Written|
|I Have Got the Blues||Miss Sarah M. Graham||Gustave Blessner||1850|
|Oh Aint I Got the Blues||A. A. Chapman||A. A. Chapman||1871|
|Ev'rybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues But I'm Happy||Henry Creamer||Turner Layton||1908|
|Dallas Blues||Lloyd Garrett||Hart A. Ward||1908|
|St. Louis Blues||William Christopher Handy||William Christopher Handy||1914|
|The Yellow Dog Rag||William Christopher Handy||William Christopher Handy||1914|
|Jelly Roll Blues||No Words||Ferdinand Joseph Lemott||1915|
|The Broadway Blues||J. Brandon Walsh||Terry Sherman||1915|
|Weary Blues||Mort Greene & George Cates||Artie Matthews||1915|
|A Good Man Is Hard to Find||Eddie Green||Eddie Green||1917|