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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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...A form of African-American popular music, go-go developed in Washington, DC in the mid-1970s. Go-go draws from several disparate sources – funk, Pentecostal church music, hip hop, soul, Caribbean and West African drumming – to create...

Washington, DC

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 572,059 (2000); metropolitan area – 5,423,793 (2000). Founded in 1790, Washington was the first US city planned for a specific purpose: government. Chosen by Congress as the midpoint between...