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Christianity, Worship and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter approaches the intersections of Christianity, worship and popular music through the lens of Popular Worship Music (PWM). PWM is generally understood as a subgenre or category of Christian Popular Music (CPM) (Ingalls, Mall...

Session

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘session’ in popular music refers to gatherings of musicians in a particular place over a short but loosely defined period of time. Performance can be for various purposes, as in ‘jam session’ (collective improvisation, sometimes...

Cabaret, Speakeasies and Supper Clubs

Robert Kronenburg

Robert Kronenburg is the Roscoe Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This Must Be The Place : An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In the late 1960s, a night out at the ‘Shakey’ cabaret club was a stylish treat for Liverpudlians. As a young teenager, the place seemed really glamorous. My family would have dinner while the warm-up acts were on, a three-course meal...

Cabaret Singer

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘cabaret’ refers to both an entertainment venue and a type of entertainment provided there. Both senses have two distinct though connected histories, one mainly in France and Germany, and the other mainly in the United States....

Cantu a Tenore

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Cantu a tenore (Canto a tenore in Italian) is a type of localized, multipart singing based on chords that is found in areas of the island of Sardinia (Macchiarella 2008). The word tenore describes a group of four male singers, each singing...

Guantánamo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 206,831 (1998) Guantánamo is the capital city of the easternmost province of Cuba, also named Guantánamo. The word Guantánamo means in the aboriginal Taino language ‘land between rivers.’...
...From the early 1960s until 1990, Los Olimareños were one of the most popular singing duos in their country. Formed in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay in 1960, members Pepe Guerra and Braulio López first met while playing a party. They decided...

Tamworth

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 42,510 (2001) The city of Tamworth is located on the Peel River in the New England region of New South Wales, 281 miles (453 km) by road northwest of Sydney. It began as a station for the Australian...

“Can I Take My Dog with Me to Heaven?” Swedish Country Music and Religion

Religion and Popular Music : Artists, Fans, and Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the lyrics and culture of US country music, expressions of a conservative, popular, and down-to-earth type of layman Christianity are common and quite central. It represents a kind of relation to Christianity and to being a believer...

Easy street on mud tires: The “heartland” and the frontier of the road in country music

Music and the road : Essays on the interplay of music and the popular culture of the American road

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Who needs a house up on a hillWhen you can have one on four wheelsAnd take it anywhere the wind might blow? From the Frontier to the Road From Walt Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road,” to the road trips of Jack Kerouac and the Beat...