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Fukuoka

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,341,489 (2000) Fukuoka, the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture and the largest city on the southern island of Ky^shô, has been important as the political, economic and cultural center of northern Kyôshô since...
...Johnny Pacheco is a musician, arranger, and producer of Latin music. Many consider Pacheco to have developed the new dance style “pachanga,” which, in turn, would contribute to the rise of salsa. He is one of the genre’s most influential...

Ismael Silva

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...Milton de Oliveira Ismael Silva (simply known as Ismael Silva) was a Brazilian samba musician and composer. Silva was born on September 14, 1905, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, into a family who were struggling financially. His parents couldn’t...

Southern European Polyphonies

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Southern European Polyphonies’ is a term ascribed to various vocal polyphonic practices which are spread over different areas of the Continent, from the Iberian Peninsula to the Balkans. These practices show certain general similarities...

Sounds Before Our Time: Replicating the Old to Make the New

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Perfect Southern Rock Sound Forever—Greenberg Gets Entrenched—The Swerve All it takes is a second or two and the guitars in the Drive-By Truckers’ “Let There Be Rock” call to mind the influential bands Patterson Hood name-checks later...

Sinéad O’Connor’s I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (1990)

Tara Murtha

Tara Murtha is a journalist based in Philadelphia, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Every song is a prayer pulled from her throat.Sinéad O’Connor’s breakthrough record I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got opens with a recitation of the Serenity Prayer and ends with the titular poem, performed as a chant, about walking through...

Swing Criollo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Swing criollo is a popular dance form in Costa Rica, in which the dance steps of US swing are adapted to Colombian cumbia music. Emerging in the 1960s in the popular suburban dancing spots of major cities, including the capital...
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...From the 1960s through the 1980s, Puerto Rican salsa singer Héctor Lavoe helped to establish the form as a global phenomenon. He was born into a musical family in Ponce in 1946. Lavoe’s father wanted his son to learn the trombone...

Tôhoku and Hokkaidô

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Sendai: 1,024,000 (2003); Sapporo: 1.858.0 (2003) Hokkaido, which was inhabited by the aboriginal people Ainu, is the second-largest of the four major islands in Japan, being located at the northern end...
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...Nelson Sargento is a Brazilian samba composer and singer as well as a painter, actor, and writer. Having composed over 400 samba songs, Sargento is popularly associated with the history and evolution of the samba genre. Sargento (his stage...