In its earliest form, the style became the first black guitar-dominated music to … Blues » Delta Blues » Delta Blues The Delta Blues style comes from a region in the southern part of Mississippi, a place romantically referred to as "the land where the blues were born." It was born in the Mississippi delta region south of Memphis, Tennessee and north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Delta blues guitar is one of the oldest and most foundational styles of blues music. Blues » Delta Blues » Delta Blues The Delta Blues style comes from a region in the southern part of Mississippi, a place romantically referred to as "the land where the blues were born." The acoustic-based Delta blues guitar of Mississippi formed the foundation for the electric guitar of Chicago blues—what most people think of when they think of blues guitar today. One of the earliest known styles of blues is Delta blues, played by artists around the Mississippi Delta, often involving the use of harmonica and slide guitar. In its earliest form, the style became the first black guitar-dominated music to …