AMERICA'S MUSIC LEGACY - Blues

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- (Disc 1)
King, B. B. - Guitar
King, B. B. - Vocals
Redd, Vi - Saxophone
Wells, Junior - Harmonica



St. Louis Blues
Redd, Vi - Saxophone
Paying the Cost to Be the Boss
How Blue Can You Get
All Over Again
Fine and Mellow
Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)
Ernie's Blues
Cleanhead Blues
Born on a Friday
Everyday I Have the Blues
After Hours
Jammin' the Blues
Come Back
Ain't Nobody's Business
Early in the Morning Blues
Cherry Red
Life Is a Gamble
I Think I Got the Blues
That's All Right
Tell Me Where To Scratch
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out


Catalogue Number: QLDVD7179
UPC: 760137717997

Today, America's music does what it has always done - bring people together. In American music every aspect of life, ethnicity and culture is merged, mixed and highlighted. The rich diversity of American culture and life is reflected in its lively beat-filled rhythms. American music is the story of the country, a reflection of a nation alive with change, filled with curiosity and led by hope and excitement.

America's music legacy, be it blues, jazz, country, rock, R&B, or folk, is the songs and artists who have a special power to express what words alone cannot: hopes, fears, dreams, love, hate, anger, pride, aspirations and disappointments. Because songs span the breadth of human experience, they are uniquely able to communicate across time and space the beliefs and ideas held by their composers, performers and listeners.

The blues genre is based on the blues form but possesses other characteristics such as specific lyrics, bass lines and instruments. Blues can be subdivided into several subgenres ranging from country to urban blues that were more or less popular during different periods of the 20th century. Best known are the Delta, Piedmont, jump and Chicago blues styles. World War II marked the transition from acoustic to electric blues and the progressive opening of blues music to a wider audience. In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues rock evolved.

America's Music Legacy showcases the musical legends performing the songs that continue to attract and entice the whole world, because they truly are the best of all that is America.

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