Blues

Rooted in African American antebellum music, Blues music encompasses a wide range of emotions, styles, and sensibilities. Chicago, Country, Delta, Piedmont, Electric, and Memphis are some of the different styles within the genre. See www.pbs.org/theblues/index.html to explore this true American musical form.

Content is provided by McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina.

Milledge Gilchrist on the porch of his McCormick home

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