No one know exactly because it was a folk music meaning that it was not being recorded or written down. But it would most probably have been in the third quarter of of the 19th century.
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Why did blues music start?
blues music started with the slaves in Africa being moved to America and both Africans and Americans were depressed so the Africans sang African music and the Americans put their own twist on it which makes blues music come around. blues music is sad because all the people/slaves were depressed. ...