Rock developed from blues in the US. However, in Russia and the former USSR, blues influences only caught on widely after rock had established itself under perestroika. Most artists there today that are recognized as blues practitioners are probably more recognizable to Americans as blues-influenced rock bands.

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The Red Elvises / Красные Элвисы

The Red Elvises (also known as Igor and the Red Elvises; or Красные Элвисы, in its less-frequent Russian form) is a Russian-American band that plays an eclectic mixture of rockabilly, reggae, folk, disco, funk, surf rock, and traditional Russian music. The band is based out of Los Angeles, but has had successful tours in Ukraine […]

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