Proposal: What is The Blues?

In a since, everybody has the blues, that's what they say anyway. But what is this so called "Blues" and why is it so universal? This medaphor itself is profound; blue is a color that is allegedly calming, yet Blues music has since re-contexturalized and re-defined it as sadness, but despite itself, the Blues never eminates that same sadness.

I propose to decipher what makes

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