What does Blues mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bluesnoun

    a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes

  2. blues, blue devils, megrims, vapors, vapoursnoun

    a state of depression

    "he had a bad case of the blues"

Wiktionary

  1. bluesnoun

    A feeling of sadness or depression.

  2. bluesnoun

    One's particular life experience, particularly including the hardships one has faced.

  3. bluesnoun

    A musical form, African-American in origin, generally featuring an eight-bar or twelve-bar structure and using the blues scale.

  4. bluesnoun

    A musical composition following blues forms.

    My next number is a blues in G.

  5. bluesnoun

    A uniform made principally of a blue fabric.

    The marched in their dress blues.

  6. bluesnoun

    Any of a number of sports teams which wear blue kit.

Wikipedia

  1. BLUES

    BLUES is the abbreviation for the German "Bremer Luft UEberwachungs System" (which means literally "Air monitoring system of Bremen"). It is a monitoring system for air pollution and is being managed by the environmental authority in the German federal state of Bremen. Currently there are ten fixed locations in the state of Bremen to collect meteorological data and the following measurements:

Freebase

  1. Blues

    Blues is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre that originated in African-American communities of primarily the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The blues form, ubiquitous in jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll is characterized by specific chord progressions, of which the twelve-bar blues chord progression is the most common. The blue notes that, for expressive purposes are sung or played flattened or gradually bent in relation to the pitch of the major scale, are also an important part of the sound. 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, especially white listeners. In the 1960s and 1970s, a hybrid form called blues-rock evolved.

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  1. lubes

  2. bulse

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Blues in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Blues in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Blues in a Sentence

  1. Keith Richards ':

    There's something incredibly powerful about the blues -- the raw blues. But then, there isn't a piece of popular music probably that you've heard that hasn't in some weird way been influenced by the blues, i think it's probably the original musical form in the world, when it comes down to it.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Perhaps no music has had as profound and powerful an impact in shaping America's musical score as Black music, for generations, Black music has conveyed the hopes and struggles of a resilient people -- spirituals mourning the original sin of slavery and later heralding freedom from bondage, hard truths told through jazz and the sounds of Motown during the civil rights movement, and hip-hop and rhythm and blues that remind us of the work that still lies ahead.

  3. Dale Katechis:

    When I got a peek inside of Veritas, around every corner, it just whacked me in the head : It reminded me of the early days of Oskar Blues.

  4. Mick Fleetwood:

    My template for most songs is 'Is this inspiring?' and with the blues it so often is.

  5. Mick Fleetwood:

    The new book is a pictorial book, which stays very much focused on the beginnings of Fleetwood Mac -- 1967 thought the next eight years -- and it's very much regarding what drove us as young musicians, which was blues, it's really a journey that chronicles all of those early years that are mostly unknown in America.

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