The Best American Blues Song Sung By A Woman, Ma Rainey | Public Domain 4U

ma-rainey-american-blues-woman-mother-of-bluesBlues is a popular music genre which originated in the southern United States around the end of the 19th century. While most of these blues artists were male, one notable exception was Ma Rainey. She is known as the mother of the blues. Listen to “Slave to the Blues” and you will understand why.