Black History Month Quiz 1. Where did the first known Blues performers come from?New YorkMississippi Delta.New OrleansChicago2. Nowadays, the Afro American music is often labeled “Rhythm and Blues”, but what was it originally called?Race MusicBlack MusicMusic of African OriginMusic of Black Origin3. Muddy Waters pioneered what style of Blues?Electric BluesDelta BluesTexas BluesPiano Blues4. Who was known as "The King of Delta Blues"?Muddy WatersStevie Ray VaughanRobert JohnsonT-Bone Walker5. Which 2 countries or continents were important in the creation of the Blues?UK and AfricaEurope and AfricaUSA and AfricaUK and USA6. Blues was in the beginning mostly performed by Black musicians, in which decade did it appeal to a white audience and white musicians?90's70's and 80's50's and 60's30's and 40's7. How did the American Blues become popular in England in the 50s?Newspapers wrote in-depth articles in The BluesAn active Facebook page reached new fansLocal radio stations played American BluesAmerican Blues artists toured Europe8. 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 instrumentExtra notes added to a standard GuitarAfrican work-songsPoor education of the performers9. The Blues was only performed by men?FalseTrue10. What is the most important instrument in the Blues?ViolinPianoGuitarAccordianTime is Up!