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Monochrome: Black, White and Blue

1865 to1968

Series 1, Episode 2

1865 to1968

Blues spread northward with the migration of many blacks from the South and entered the repertoire of big band jazz. Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James and B. B. King brought the blues to mainstream America.

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