pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) -
A style of music that evolved from southern African-American secular songs and is usually distinguished by a strong 4/4 rhythm, flatted thirds and sevenths, a 12-bar structure, and lyrics in a three-line stanza in which the second line repeats the first
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To preserve, cultivate and support the blues in Southeast Iowa on all levels and in multiple venues; to provide current blues news and events for members; to increase awareness of and appreciation for the blues through society sanctioned educational efforts and to provide a network of association for area blues lovers and blues musicians.