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...Without the contribution of Lemon Henry “Blind Lemon” Jefferson, the trajectory of blues music would have been considerably different. Born blind to sharecropper parents near Couchman, Texas in 1893, much of Jefferson’s early biography has...

Easy riders and hard roads in the early recorded blues

Steven Knepper

Steven Knepper

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James Tuten The authors would like to thank Rob Wyllie, Steve Goodson, Jerry Zoltan and the Juniata College History Seminar.

James Tuten The authors would like to thank Rob Wyllie, Steve Goodson, Jerry Zoltan and the Juniata College History Seminar.

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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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...The authors would like to thank Rob Wyllie, Steve Goodson, Jerry Zoltan and the Juniata College History Seminar.Whether for wanderlust or escape, whether to pursue new opportunities or to shake old routines, whether by foot, bus, train...

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Ramiro Burr

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Derek Delgado

Derek Delgado

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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 IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Dallas – 1,188,580; Fort Worth – 534,694; metropolitan area – 5,222,000 (2000) The second-largest metropolitan area in Texas, the metroplex of Dallas/Fort Worth is situated in the northeast central...

Gospel Music, African-American

Mellonee V. Burnim

Mellonee V. Burnim

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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 VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Gospel music is the twentieth-century form of African-American religious music that evolved in urban cities following the Great Migration of blacks from the agrarian South in the period surrounding World Wars I and II. Although the musical...

Blues

Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chris Smith

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Blues is an African-American musical genre which arose in the southern United States around the beginning of the twentieth century. With ragtime, jazz and gospel music it was part of a rich growth in African-American musical...