Blues

10 Blues Songs About Drugs

// The Blues encompasses a variety of social and moral issues, from bad love to poverty, from war to loneliness. The genre is pure in its message of...

10 Blues Songs That Shaped Rock ‘N’ Roll

Story has it that humans evolved from apes. The same evolution theory applies to rock music as well. Before rock came to existence, there was the blues. Slowly, blues pioneers have driven (more like overdriven) the genre into rock and roll. You can recognize blues licks and riffs in almost every rock song, and you can feel that the chord progressions sometimes sound familiar or predictable. Have you heard of the 12-Bar Blues? You might be quite surprised about the origin of some songs, names, and how deep the blues history goes. I’m not going to delve into the history of how the blues shaped rock, for that’s a different topic! But I have compiled a personal list of ten blues songs that shaped the history of modern rock n’ roll. So strap on your headsets and enjoy the ride!...