Blues (disambiguation)

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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, or talking blues, a form of country music.

Blues or The Blues may also refer to:



Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Blues dance, a style of social dance done to blues music

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Blues, the final boss in the video game Yie Ar Kung-Fu
  • Proto Man, video game character from the Mega Man series, called Blues in Japan, as well as The Blues, Angry Birds Jim, Jake and Jay






Other uses[edit]

  • Blues, a common "placeholder" genre for ID3 tags on MP3 files, and other formats

Law enforcement and military[edit]




  • BLUES, the abbreviation for the German "Bremer Luft UEberwachungs System" (which means literally "air monitoring system of Bremen"); it is a monitoring system for air pollution managed by the environmental authority in the German federal state of Bremen

Other uses[edit]

  • Depression (mood), often referred to as "the blues"
  • Polyommatinae, a butterfly subfamily, often referred to as "Blues"
  • Three different narcotic medications sometimes referred to as "blues" (due to the color of their most frequently prescribed strength)

See also[edit]