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Boogie is a repetitive, swung note or shuffle rhythm, "groove" or pattern used in blues which was originally played on the piano in boogie-woogie music. The characteristic rhythm and feel of the boogie was then adapted to guitar, double bass, and other instruments. The earliest recorded boogie-woogie song was in 1916. By the 1930s, Swing bands such as Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and Louis Jordan all had boogie hits. By the 1950s, boogie became incorporated into the emerging rockabilly and… read more

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  • Boogie means many things so this category includes a lot of artists which have nothing to do with each other: boogie woogie, boogie funk, boogie rock... I suggest boogie funk artists like Rick James, Dam-Funk etc. be tagged under "boogie funk" rather than "boogie". Same for other genres.
  • Sylvan Zingg has really turned me on to this genre!
  • Disco Boogie...
  • george michael & led zeppelin YEAH~!
  • ...yes, they lean more towards boogie wookie ^^ ...but still boogie
  • Led Zeppelin is not boogie at all
  • yay !
  • boogie!

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