Black History Month Quiz

1. Nowadays, the Afro American music is often labeled “Rhythm and Blues”, but what was it originally called?
2. What is the most important instrument in the Blues?
3. Where did the first known Blues performers come from?
4. How did the American Blues become popular in England in the 50s?
5. The Blues was only performed by men?
6. Who was known as "The King of Delta Blues"?
7. Which 2 countries or continents were important in the creation of the Blues?
8. In the Blues, “blue-notes” are an important element to the melodies and sound, where do the “blue-notes” come from?
9. Blues was in the beginning mostly performed by Black musicians, in which decade did it appeal to a white audience and white musicians?
10. Muddy Waters pioneered what style of Blues?