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popular term for a state of sadness; see depression.
maternity blues (postpartum blues) popular terms for postpartum depression.
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State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]
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Drug slang
A regional street term for Amytal–amobarbital.
Managed care
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association, see there.
Theatre blues, see there.
Transient mental depression, often related to exogenous events.

Vox populi
A style of music that originated with African Americans in the deep South of the US in the late 1800s, which borrows elements from spirituals, work songs, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.
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State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]
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Patient discussion about blues

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

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What did BB King mean to you as a musician and as a fan of blues music? He was such a giant of blues and was so important to its development over the years.
Maxwell is often compared to Otis Spann, and his 2012 CD, "Conversations in Blue,'' is a collaboration of one of Spann's records which won a Blues Music Award in Memphis.
Owned by Hadi Ebrahim Al Afoo, trained by Mohammed Hassan and ridden by Maikol Arras, Blues Music claimed a fine win despite the tough challenge from runner-up The Only Boss and third-placer Tafee.
Everything from flats to sky high stilettos are up for grabs at bargain prices - to a backdrop of blues music.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The 23rd edition of Turkey's annual traveling festival of blues music, the Efes Pilsen Blues Festival, is currently in ystanbul for a two-day stint that got under way on Friday.
The cafe will feature live blues music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and gospel singers during Sunday morning brunches.
Frank Dahl, owner of Blues Central, modeled the idea after boat cruises in the Lower 48 featuring live blues music. The Alaska Blues Train continues to be popular because of the combination of entertainment and the "excitement of riding the rails to Seward," Dahl said.
When I Left Home: My Story offers a fine account of blues legend Buddy Guy and details his journey from the South to Chicago, and his involvement in the blues music revolution that evolved.
The story of African American women's blues in the twentieth century relates to two different types of migration, the first being the very physical and concrete Great Migration of 1910 to 1930 that brought blues music and many southern African Americans north.
King, right, on stage to perform during the White House Music Series saluting Blues Music in recognition of Black History Month
What is the name of actor Jeff Bridges's Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Rio de Janeiro; 2 International Olympic Committee; 3 Blues music; 4 Dusty; 5 John Buchan; 6 Lord Palmerston; 7 Tranmere Rovers; 8 Beau Bridges; 9 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec; 10 Ivan Pavlov.
Rock and Blues music will be played by Attic Stash ex Shift at The Old Dyers Arms, Spon End, on Friday October 29 from 9-11.30pm.