It originally comes from the slaves of the West Africa and has come from their work songs. The music got a new mode of singing as the labors and the slaves introduced a new way of singing called the call and response. This form was also known as the field hollers and so it was made the basis of the blues music and adds a new resilience and provides a person with a mental satisfaction to its listeners.
The music is something different to the other forms of music as it often talks about the life of a people. The lyric is also not that loud or it does not feel like making a noise but is very melodious and musical. This type of music songs is very emotive as well as soulful. Moreover the music is very appealing and it also talks about poverty and sex, is often a sad song and the most important thing is that it depicts the life of a person through the song. The folk artists were the first among the musicians who introduced the blues music and so they can also be said as the introducer of this type of music the music industry. The main musical instrument for a blues it's an electric guitar and harmonica.
As the blues music is distributed into four forms and they are: - The Delta Blues, Chicago Blues, Texas Blues and the Blues rock. They differ from each other in many ways like the places where it was sung, by the people, the instruments used and many more.
The Delta Blues: - The Delta Blues are said to be the oldest form of the music which was sung by the black people at the deltas of the Mississippi with the help of a piano. The style was a call and response lyrical pattern.
The Chicago Blues:- The Chicago Blues was the music form which was sung using the electric amplification for the loudness of the sound and the drums so that the sound is heard by all.
The Texas Blues: - The Texas blues is almost same as the Chicago blues and there is no difference between the Chicago blues and the Texas blues.
The Blues rock: - The blues rock is a mixture of Chicago and Delta blues and the rock blues originated in the early 1960s and it has been listened to by the people with great popularity.