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Blues music on the radio

Blues is a genre of music that originated in African-American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It typically features call-and-response patterns, the use of blues notes, and a twelve-bar blues chord progression. Blues has influenced many other genres of music, including rock and roll, jazz, and R&B.

Blues music has a rich history, with early blues musicians like Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, and Muddy Waters paving the way for later artists like B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. The genre continues to evolve today, with modern blues artists like Gary Clark Jr., Joe Bonamassa, and Samantha Fish carrying on the tradition.

There are many radio stations dedicated to playing blues music, including Blues Radio UK, Blues Radio International, and Blues Music Fan Radio. These stations offer a mix of classic blues tracks and new releases from contemporary artists. Many of these stations also feature live broadcasts of blues festivals and concerts, providing listeners with an immersive blues experience. Whether you're a lifelong blues fan or just discovering the genre for the first time, there's a blues radio station out there for you.