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Aerosmith is an American rock band.
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Albert Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known by his stage name Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer whose playing influenced many other blues guitarists.
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Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984) was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues".
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All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide to the Blues is a non-fiction, encyclopedic referencing of blues music compiled under the direction of All Media Guide.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
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Band of Gypsys is a live album by Jimi Hendrix and the first without his original group, the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
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The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
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"Black Magic Woman" is a song written by Peter Green that first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968, subsequently appearing on the 1969 Fleetwood Mac compilation albums English Rose (US) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK), as well as Vintage Years.
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Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
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Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton (The Beano Album) is a 1966 blues/blues rock album recorded by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton as part of the band.
Blues Traveler is an American rock band formed in Princeton, New Jersey in 1987.
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Robert Brunning (29 June 1943 – 18 October 2011) was a British musician who was, as a small part of a long musical career, the original bass guitar player with the blues rock band Fleetwood Mac.
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Robert Calvin Bland (né Robert Calvin Brooks; January 27, 1930 – June 23, 2013), known professionally as Bobby "Blue" Bland, was an American blues singer.
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Boogie is a repetitive, swung note or shuffle rhythm,Burrows, Terry (1995).
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Boogie rock is a music genre which came out of the hard heavy blues rock of the late 1960s.
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British rhythm and blues (or R&B) was a musical movement that developed in the United Kingdom between the late 1950s and the early 1960s, and reached a peak in the mid-1960s.
"Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" (commonly referred to as "Stormy Monday") is a song written and recorded by American blues electric guitar pioneer T-Bone Walker.
Canned Heat is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965.
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The Chicago blues is a form of blues music indigenous to Chicago, Illinois.
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In music theory, chord substitution is the technique of using a chord in place of another in a sequence of chords, or a chord progression.
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The Climax Blues Band (originally known as The Climax Chicago Blues Band) is a British blues rock band.
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Clutch is an American rock band from Frederick, Maryland, originating in Germantown, Maryland.
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Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.
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"Cross Road Blues" (also known as "Crossroads") is a blues song written and recorded by American blues artist Robert Johnson in 1936.
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Cyril Davies (23 January 1932 – 7 January 1964) was an English blues musician, and one of the first blues harmonica players in England.
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David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer and songwriter best known as a longtime member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
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Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
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In music, the dominant is the fifth scale degree of the diatonic scale, called "dominant" because it is next in importance to the tonic, and a dominant chord is any chord built upon that pitch, using the notes of the same diatonic scale.
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The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
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A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
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Electric blues refers to any type of blues music distinguished by the use of electric amplification for musical instruments.
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An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
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An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.
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Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
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Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967.
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Foghat is an English rock band formed in London in 1971.
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Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
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Gary Clark Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American musician from Austin, Texas.
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Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish rock guitarist.
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Guy Forsyth (born December 2, 1968) is an American blues rock singer and songwriter.
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Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
The Hammond organ is an electric organ, invented by Laurens Hammond and John M. Hanert and first manufactured in 1935.
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Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
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The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
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Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
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Chester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976), known as Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, originally from Mississippi.
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John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included the guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and the drummer Ginger Baker.
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John Anthony White (né Gillis; born July 9, 1975) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.
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A jam session is a relatively informal musical event, process, or activity where musicians, typically instrumentalists, play improvised solos and vamp on tunes, songs and chord progressions.
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Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) nicknamed The Pearl, was an American rock, soul and blues singer and songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely-known female rock stars of her era.
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Jazz improvisation, which is the making up of new melodic solo lines or accompaniment parts, is a key aspect of jazz.
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Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.
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Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 – March 2, 2008) was a Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who attained musical and personal popularity, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s.
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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
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James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
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Mathis James Reed (September 6, 1925August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter.
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Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter.
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Joe Hill Louis (September 23, 1921 – August 5, 1957), born Lester Hill, was an American singer, guitarist, harmonica player and one-man band.
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John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years.
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John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers was an English blues rock band, led by singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall, OBE.
John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
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John Terry Norum (born 23 February 1964 in Vardø, Norway) is a Norwegian/Swedish rock guitarist and one of the founders of the Swedish rock band, Europe.
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John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is an alternative rock trio from U.S.A., formed in 1991 and based in New York City, New York.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd (born Kenny Wayne Brobst; June 12, 1977) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
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In music theory, the key of a piece is the group of pitches, or scale, that forms the basis of a music composition in classical, Western art, and Western pop music.
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Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
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Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
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The following is a list of blues rock musicians.
Lonnie McIntosh (July 18, 1941 – April 21, 2016), known by his stage name Lonnie Mack, was an American rock musician whose recordings drew from a wide variety of Southern roots music influences.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd, or informally shortened to Skynyrd, is an American rock band best known for having popularized the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.
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Mad Season was an American rock supergroup formed in 1994 as a side project of members of other bands in the Seattle grunge scene.
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The Memphis blues is a style of blues music created from the 1910s to the 1930s by musicians in the Memphis area, like Frank Stokes, Sleepy John Estes, Furry Lewis and Memphis Minnie.
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"Memphis, Tennessee", sometimes shortened to "Memphis", is a song by Chuck Berry, first released in 1959.
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".
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A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.
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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.
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Auburn "Pat" Hare (December 20, 1930 – September 26, 1980) was an American Memphis electric blues guitarist and singer.
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Paul Vaughn Butterfield (December 17, 1942May 4, 1987) was an American blues harmonica player and singer.
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Paul Jones (born Paul Pond, 24 February 1942) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter.
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Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum, 29 October 1946) is a British blues rock guitarist.
Philip Sayce is a Welsh guitarist, singer and songwriter, now residing in Canada.
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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
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Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
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Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
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In guitar music, especially electric guitar, a power chord (also fifth chord) is a colloquial name for a chord that consists of the root note and the fifth.
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A power trio is a rock and roll band format having a lineup of electric guitar, bass guitar and drum kit (drums and cymbals), leaving out the second rhythm guitar or keyboard instrument (e.g., Hammond organ) that are used in other rock music bands that are quartets and quintets.
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Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
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Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
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Punk blues (or blues punk) is a fusion genre of punk rock and blues.
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Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
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In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section (e.g., drumkit, bass guitar); and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together.
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The Richter-tuned harmonica, or 10-hole harmonica (in Asia) or blues harp (in America), is the most widely known type of harmonica.
Rival Sons is an American rock band from Long Beach, California.
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Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician.
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Robin Leonard Trower (born 9 March 1945) is an English rock guitarist and vocalist who achieved success with Procol Harum during the 1960s, and then again as the bandleader of his own power trio known as Robin Trower.
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Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
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Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
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Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
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Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
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William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.
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Savoy Brown, originally known as the Savoy Brown Blues Band, are an English blues rock band formed in Battersea, south west London in 1965.
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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
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The sixteen-bar blues can be a variation on the standard twelve-bar blues or on the less common eight-bar blues.
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Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
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Status Quo are an English rock band who play a brand of boogie rock.
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Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
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In music, the subdominant is the technical name for the fourth tonal degree of the diatonic scale.
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Susan Tedeschi (born November 9, 1970) is an American singer and guitarist.
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Ten Years After are a British blues rock band, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, keyboards, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums).
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
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The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989.
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The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001.
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The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums.
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The Fabulous Thunderbirds is an American blues rock band formed in Texas in 1974.
The Jeff Beck Group was an English rock band formed in London in January 1967 by former Yardbirds guitarist Jeff Beck.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an American-English rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
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The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
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The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
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In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale (the first note of a scale) and the tonal center or final resolution tone that is commonly used in the final cadence in tonal (musical key-based) classical music, popular music and traditional music.
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"Travelling Riverside Blues" is a blues song written by the bluesman Robert Johnson.
The twelve-bar blues or blues changes is one of the most prominent chord progressions in popular music.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
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Willie Johnson (March 4, 1923 – February 26, 1995) was an American electric blues guitarist.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
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