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All Music Guide to the Blues. 9 May 2003. All Music Guide. 9 May 2003.
A Web music guide that offers descriptions and key works in a wide variety of blues styles, including Delta blues, Chicago blues, acoustic blues, Piedmont blues, swamp pop, gospel blues, and slide-guitar blues.

Beresford, John. "Blues in the Schools." 7 May 2003. Music City Blues. 9 May 2003.
This article gives a brief history of the Blues in the Schools program, encourages teachers to get their students "hooked on music-making," and describes the program in the classroom.

Black History. 9 May 2003. SBC Communications. 9 May 2003.
A site for educators that highlights the use of the Web to teach African American history.

The Blue Highway. 17 February 2001. The Blue Highway. 9 May 2003.
A site with historical information on the blues and links to a wide variety of blues sites on the Web.

Blues. 9 May 2003. The About Network. 9 May 2003.
A comprehensive blues Web site; includes information on blues history, artists, record labels, venues, subgenres, lessons, and much more.

Blues in the Schools Articles. 9 May 2003. The Blues Foundation. 9 May 2003.
Every Blues Foundation Newsletter features an article on the Blues in the Schools Program; this site provides an archive of those articles.

Chicago Blues Archives. March 2000. Chicago Public Library. 9 May 2003.
This is a collection of audio and visual recordings (some of which are not commercially available), promotional materials, artifacts, Chicago Blues Festival information, and other blues-related material donated to the library by a local blues radio station.

Digital Schomburg Images of 19th Century African Americans. 9 May 2003. New York Public Library. 9 May 2003.
Images of 19th century African Americans from the NY Public Library's Schomberg Center.

Experience Music Project. Experience Music Project. 9 May 2003.
Contains information about many blues artists and short audio clips in its extensive Digital Collection.

Gilmore, Lea. "It's a Girl Thang: Women in the Blues." 9 May 2003. BluesLand.
This site features female blues artists, a historical profile, recommended reading, and links to other sites on women in blues.

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia. 1 November 2000. Ferris State University. 9 May 2003.
Some disturbing images, but ideal for examining the history of racism and segregation in America.

United States. Library of Congress. African American Odyssey: Library of Congress. 15 March 2002. 9 May 2003.
A Library of Congress online exhibit on African American history.

What Is the Blues? 9 May 2003. The Blues Foundation. 9 May 2003.
The Web site of the Blues Foundation, including information about the Blues in the Schools program and historical overviews of the music and its artists.

Year of the Blues. 9 May 2003. Experience Music Project. 9 May 2003.
The Year of the Blues official Web site; provides information about Year of the Blues events and links to blues history and culture Web sites.


 

 

 
 

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