The History of the Blues

Timeline created by waugh
In Music
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    Ma Rainey, Georgia (Classic blues)

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    Charley Patton, Mississippi (Delta, country)

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    Mississippi John Hurt, Mississippi (Country, delta)

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    Blind Lemon Jefferson, Texas (Folk Blues

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    Bessie Smith, Tennessee/NY (Classic blues)

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    Blind Willie Johnson, Texas (Country, spirituals, bottleneck)

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    Blind Willie McTell, Georgia (Country, Piedmont)

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    Big Bill Broonzy, Chicago (Country, Urban, Folk Blues)

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    Howlin' Wolf, Chicago (Electric blues)

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    Robert Johnson, Mississippi (Delta, country)

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    Muddy Waters, Chicago (Urban Blues)

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    Willie Dixon, Chicago (Urban)

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    John Lee Hooker, Detroit (Talking blues, delta/electric, the "boogie":

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    Lowell Fulson, Los Angeles (West Coast Blues, Electric)

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    B.B. King, Mississippi (Urban blues)

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    John Mayall, UK (Electric, British Blues)

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    Buddy Guy, Chicago (Electric blues)

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    Johnny Winter, Texas (Electric Blues)

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    Robert Cray, US (Electric)

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    Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas (Electric)