17 episodes

Blue Lineage is a blues focused look at Black American music through the artists that made it happen. Focusing on the blues, R&B, rock, funk and hip-hop. Highlighting musicians, important cultural, social and music industry historical events that are included in the timeline to add context to the music's evolution.

Follow the timeline and find out more at https://www.bluelineage.com

Blue Lineage - Black American Music Timeline Blue Lineage

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Blue Lineage is a blues focused look at Black American music through the artists that made it happen. Focusing on the blues, R&B, rock, funk and hip-hop. Highlighting musicians, important cultural, social and music industry historical events that are included in the timeline to add context to the music's evolution.

Follow the timeline and find out more at https://www.bluelineage.com

    Ep 3 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    Ep 3 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    This episode covers Robert Johnson, Jump Blues, early R&B and Rock N Roll influences.   

    Topics covered Robert Johnson, Champion Jack Dupree,  James Reese Europe, American Federation of Musicians, Tommy McClennan, Louis Jordan.  

    Follow the timeline at https://www.bluelineage.com.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep 2 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    Ep 2 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    This episode covers early delta blues musicians, early Black radio and the influence of electric technology.  

    Topics covered Blind Willie Johnson, Charley Patton, Jack L Cooper, Electric Recording Technology, Electric Guitar, Black Radio, Urban Theater Circuit 

    https://www.bluelineage.com

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Ep 1 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    Ep 1 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    This episode covers pre-blues influences, and early blues history.  

    Topics covered WC Handy, Mamie Smith, The Great Migration, Minstrel Shows, Race Records and Tin Pan Alley.  

    More info at https://www.bluelineage.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep 12 Pt 2 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Project

    Ep 12 Pt 2 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Project

    Part 2 of the Blue Lineage Timeline to Womanist Epistemological Research.  

    Examples include Mamie Smith, Little Richard, Champion Jack Dupree, Jack L Cooper, Lavern Baker, Charley Patton, Tommy McClennan, Jack the Rapper, and Sylvia Robinson. 

    For more information on this subject see this previous video: https://youtu.be/NBHpPEhx1Q4 

    Find out more about the timeline at https://www.bluelineage.com

    • 46 min
    Ep 12 Pt 1 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Project

    Ep 12 Pt 1 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Project

    A special series on the connection of the Blue Lineage Timeline with themes of Womanist Epistemological Research. It discusses the background of the timeline, as well as a brief background on womanism and why certain genres were included in the timeline.  

    For more information on this subject see this previous video: https://youtu.be/NBHpPEhx1Q4 

    Find out more about the timeline at https://www.bluelineage.com

    • 49 min
    Ep 11 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    Ep 11 | Blue Lineage | Black American Music Timeline

    This episode covers hip-hop, to the end of the timeline, the evolution of the DJ & Emcee, the Roland TR-808, and Beat Street.

    Artists covered: The Funky 4+1, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, James Brown and Afrika Bambaataa  

    Find out more about the timeline at https://www.bluelineage.com

    • 52 min

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