Instill a greater appreciation, awareness, and understanding of the rich history of the blues in your students with this interactive program. Yes Indeed! demonstrates the blues’ roots in work songs, spirituals, hymns, field hollers, and chants of 19th century southern U.S. The distinct sound emerged as a creative expression for persisting through hardship and prevailing over adversity. In discovering this uniquely American musical style, students will identify the blues as the inspiration for R&B, funk, gospel, rock, and hip-hop.