Blues (disambiguation)

Blues (disambiguation)

The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern. The word is also often used in musical contexts to refer to the twelve bar blues, a particular blues song form.

Blues may also refer to:

* Royal Horse Guards (The Blues), Household Cavalry regiment of the British Army
* Blues, video game character from the Mega Man series
* "The Blues", documentary series produced by Martin Scorsese
* A depressed mood is often referred to as "the blues"
* Blues dance, a style of social dance done to blues music
* "Blues", a play about the homeless in America.
* Polyommatinae, a butterfly subfamily, often referred to as "Blues"
* Valium pills are sometimes referred to as "blues" in street slang.
* Blues, a political party in the Byzantine empire. Their rivals were the Greens.
* Blue Mountains, a mountain range in Nunavut, Canada
* Association of Breton Blues, a liberal and anticlerical organization in late 19th century Brittany.

Music

* "Blues", compilation album by guitarist Jimi Hendrix
* "The Blues", 1999 compilation by Eric Clapton
* "Blues", a Bob Dylan compilation album
* Blues Saraceno (born 1971), guitarist and producer
* "The Blues (song)", 1990 song by Tony! Toni! Toné!
* "Blues", the sixth movement of Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells 2003" album

ports

* Blues (Super rugby franchise), Super 14 rugby union team based in Auckland
* Cardiff Blues, rugby union team from Wales
* Carlton Blues, Australian rules football team in the AFL
* Cleveland Blues, various baseball teams of that former name
* Espoo Blues, ice hockey team of Espoo, Finland
* "Les bleus" (the blues) is the nickname for the French national association football team and French national rugby union team
* Nashville Blues, a minor league baseball team based in Nashville, Tennessee in 1887
* New South Wales Blues, first class cricket team in Australia
* New South Wales Blues, a rugby league team representing New South Wales, Australia.
* St. Louis Blues (hockey), professional NHL ice hockey team based in St. Louis, Missouri
* Sturt Double Blues, Australian rules football team in the SANFL
* "The Blues" is a nickname of a number of British association football clubs:
** Chelsea F.C.
** Birmingham City F.C.
** Everton F.C.
** Ipswich Town F.C.
** Manchester City F.C.
* University Sporting Blue, an award won by athletes at Oxford and Cambridge; "Blues" are the participants in The Boat Race

ee also

* Blue (disambiguation)
* The Blues (disambiguation)


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