Black History Month Quiz 1. How did the American Blues become popular in England in the 50s? American Blues artists toured Europe Local radio stations played American Blues An active Facebook page reached new fans Newspapers wrote in-depth articles in The Blues2. What is the most important instrument in the Blues? Accordian Guitar Violin Piano3. Nowadays, the Afro American music is often labeled “Rhythm and Blues”, but what was it originally called? Music of African Origin Music of Black Origin Race Music Black Music4. Where did the first known Blues performers come from? Mississippi Delta. New Orleans Chicago New York5. The Blues was only performed by men? False True6. Muddy Waters pioneered what style of Blues? Electric Blues Piano Blues Delta Blues Texas Blues7. Blues was in the beginning mostly performed by Black musicians, in which decade did it appeal to a white audience and white musicians? 90's 70's and 80's 50's and 60's 30's and 40's8. In the Blues, “blue-notes” are an important element to the melodies and sound, where do the “blue-notes” come from? Not being able to tune an instrument Extra notes added to a standard Guitar African work-songs Poor education of the performers9. Who was known as "The King of Delta Blues"? T-Bone Walker Stevie Ray Vaughan Robert Johnson Muddy Waters10. Which 2 countries or continents were important in the creation of the Blues? Europe and Africa UK and USA USA and Africa UK and AfricaTime is Up!