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Rhythm & Blue


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University of Georgia
Musi 2060 - Hist/anlys Rock Mus

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MUSI 2060 Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Country Western Bands II Styles of Country Western a Southern Country b Bluegrass c Southwestern Country Swing Outline of Current Lecture I Rhythm Blues II Jump Blues Bands a Blues elements b Boogie woogie elements c Jump Blues d Rhythm Blues Current Lecture Rhythm Blues o Race records all recorded product 1920 45 by black artists for black audience Indie records that need a name not label name Jumps Blues Bands o Blues elements Strophic song form A AB blues text form Melodic style descending melody blues style 12 bar blues progression o Boogie Woogie elements Ostinato bass line 8 pulse rhythm Barrelhouse rhythm o Jump Blues Originate in 1940s southwest Kansas City St Louis Basic band rhythm piano bass bands horn sax soloist 1 4 horns lead vocal shouter screamer slow songs use smooch tenor Louis Jordan Tympani Five Choo Choo Ch Boogie These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o Rhythm Blues Same band as jump blues Harsher rougher singing style High level of excitement Hard driving rhythm Risqu adult lyrics rock n roll dancing or sex Heavy accents on beats 2 4 backbeat Big 10 Inch Record Good Rockin Tonight Roy Brown Rocket 88 Jackie Brenston His Delta Cats 1st car song about a car Same band just not Ike Turner singing Hound Dog Willie Mae Big Momma Thornton Very prominent backbeat rhythm

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