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Delaware

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. 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: 783,600 (2000) Delaware is an Eastern Seaboard state of the United States. It was created in 1776 from part of the state of Pennsylvania. Delaware is one of the smallest states by area. The state capital...

‘Won’t You Spare Me Over till Another Year?’: Ralph Stanley’s Late Voice

Richard Elliott

Richard Elliott is Lecturer in Popular Music at the University of Sussex, UK. He is the author of Fado and the Place of Longing (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Voice : Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...We begin with death – with the promise, threat and sound of death – and with a voice pleading for more life. The voice comes to us in a scene from O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and released...

Bill Monroe

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...When Bill Monroe brought together various regional forms to create bluegrass music, he fundamentally altered the trajectory of American music culture and created a factory for producing uniquely talented musicians. Monroe was born...

Earl Scruggs

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Maryland

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. 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: 5,296,486 (2000) Maryland is on the Eastern Seaboard and was one of the 13 states that founded the United States in 1776. With Delaware and Virginia, it makes up the Delmarva Peninsula. Its principal...

Andy Statman

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Granola Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Applied to music, the term ‘granola’ began to be used in the 1990s to refer to a melding of numerous genres including rock, blues, country, folk, reggae, bluegrass, funk and freestyle rap, and was associated with a number of specific...

New Country

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...During the mid-1980s, the confluence of a commercial and artistic slump in Nashville and the emergence of a number of talented, young traditional artists resulted in one of country music’s periodic aesthetic peaks. ‘New Country’ (or ‘New...

Louisville, KY

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 699,017 (2000) Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, grew from a small trading and military settlement on the Ohio River, where the Falls of the Ohio created a practical stopping point for travelers...

Alaska

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 640,000 (2004) Alaska, admitted into the Union as the 49th state on 3 January 1959, is a land of immensity, vastness and contrast. It got its name from the Aleut word Alyeska: ‘the great land’ (pronounced...