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Mississippi Delta Blues

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  1. Jutilar
    Aug 21,  · Perhaps the most influential of the many styles of blues music, Mississippi Delta blues, also called Delta blues, rose out of the fertile agricultural triangle located between Vicksburg, Mississippi, to the south and Memphis, Tennessee, to the north, and bordered by the Mississippi River to the west and the Yazoo River to the east. In this region, where cotton was .
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  2. Vosida
    B.B. King, born in in Indianola, Mississippi, also contributed to this mainstreaming of the Delta blues legacy and stood out as one of the most influential electric guitarists of his generation. He created an expansive guitar style that mixed blues with elements of jazz, rhythm and blues, and other popular-music idioms.
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  3. Kazrabei
    Oct 30,  · Robert Johnson is the most well-known musician from the Mississippi Delta—you know, the fella who sold his soul to the devil. At the time of his death in , however, Johnson was only one of numerous excellent blues guitar players making a name for themselves down in the Mississippi Delta.
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  4. Kira
    The Mississippi Delta style of blues—or, simply, Delta blues—emphasized solo performances by singers accompanying themselves on guitar and relying on a host of distinctive techniques, such as the sliding of a bottleneck or metal object (such as a knife) along the fingerboard to bend notes, the use of melodic phrases on the guitar to respond to the voice in an improvised call .
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  5. Gumi
    Yet best known around the world is the blues music of the lower Mississippi River Delta. Developed by people engaged in struggle, infused with spirit and speaking in dialect, the blues are rooted in African music and evolved from field hollars, the work songs of slaves that often carried deeply layered, coded messages.
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  6. Fenrikus
    Mississippi Delta Blues, Inc. is a cutting-edge artistic development company owned by Ron and Carol Marble. Ron and Carol provide their handpicked musicians with individualized personal and forward-thinking services: Management, Promotion, Record Label Services as well as Booking Services. © by MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES, INC.
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  7. Mezizahn
    Directed by Anthony Herrera. Mississippi Delta Blues is a film about the blues singer James "Son" Thomas (). "Son" was the last of the real thing. He learned to play the blues while picking cotton and did the devil's work.
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  8. Mektilar
    The Delta blues is one of the earliest styles of blues music. It originated in the Mississippi Delta, a region of the United States that stretches from Memphis, Tennessee in the north to Vicksburg, Mississippi in the south, the Mississippi River on the west to the Yazoo River on the east.
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