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blue note

A flattened note (lowered in tone by a half step), usually the third or seventh, used especially in blues music. It's the blue notes that really create the heart-wrenching tones in blues music. The whole song was pretty morose, but then the harmonica player hit a blue note that nearly made me start weeping.
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