Chicago blues

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Chicago blues (uncountable)

  1. (music) A genre of popular electric guitar-based blues associated with Chicago.

Usage notes[edit]

While blues has a long history in Chicago (see, for example, jump blues), the term Chicago blues is uniformly reserved for the style of mid-20th century electric blues.