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...The boogie-woogie piano playing of Albert Ammons provided a fertile middle ground between blues and pre-World War II jazz. Born in Chicago in 1907, both of Ammons's parents were pianists and as a young man he would learn chords by marking...

St Louis, MO

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: city – 396,000; metropolitan area – 2,610,0 (2002)The city of St Louis, Missouri is situated on 61 sq miles (156 sq km) at the confluence of the Missouri, Illinois and Mississippi rivers. It is the center of a twelve county...

Birmingham, AL

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 242,000 (2000); metropolitan area – 921,106 (2000) Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. Conceived as a center of heavy industry, it was founded at the junction of two railroad lines...

Detroit, MI

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 951,270 (2000); metropolitan area – 5,456,428 (2000) Detroit is among the 10 largest cities in the United States, and next to Chicago is the main urban center of the Midwest. Located along the Detroit...

Boogie Woogie

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Boogie woogie is a form of blues music that is characterized by repetitive eight-to-the-bar bass patterns and fast tempos. Other hallmarks of the style include swung eighth notes, an almost exclusive use of the 12-bar blues form...

Rhythm and Blues

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Rhythm and blues is an umbrella term referring to (1) a variety of urban-based forms of African-American popular music that began to appear during World War II and the immediate post-war years, or (2) all black popular music post-World War...

Chicago, IL

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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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...Population: city – 2,896,016 (2000); metropolitan area – 7,261,176 (2000) Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. Located on the shores of the southern tip of Lake Michigan, it is the nucleus...

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

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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...

United States of America

David Horn

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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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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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Charles Hamm

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

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...Population: 281,421, 906 (2000) The United States of America is one of three countries on the North American continent, sharing borders with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. It is a federal republic consisting of 50...