What are the characteristics of blues music?

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Blues is a genre of music that originated from the African American community. Blues is known for its repeated verses, its twelve bar basis which has 48 beats, lyrics that are often about poverty, love, sexuality and redemption and the emotional call and response phrase which is usually repeated back on a guitar.
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