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—Vocalion Records (US)

David Sanjek

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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 I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Among the many labels that recorded blues, gospel and jazz in the 1920s and 1930s, Vocalion was one of the most notable and released some of the most commercially successful discs. Vocalion recorded the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra between...

—ARC (US)

David Sanjek

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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 I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...ARC (American Record Company) was formed in August 1929 as the result of a merger between several companies specializing in cheap labels (labels such as Cameo, Oriole and Perfect) and a pressing plant. The following year, as record...

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...
...Few artists had such an impact on both American music culture and mythology as Robert Johnson, who was born in Mississippi in 1911. Johnson’s stepfather, a prosperous landowner, was forced out of his home of Hazlehurst by a lynch mob....

Mississippi Delta

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Paradoxically, it would seem, the delta of the Mississippi is not the Mississippi Delta. The southern tip of the northwestern region known as the Delta lies some 200 miles (322 km) south of Memphis, Tennessee and a similar...

Religion and Spirituality

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The relationship between popular music and religion has heightened the struggles and accommodations that exist between music and religion in general. Because both music and religion, through performance and ritual...

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Located in the northern part of the state of Mississippi, the Delta is not the true river delta but an area covering 20 counties defined by the meeting of the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers. The term ‘ Delta blues’ refers to the blues...

Mississippi Valley

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

Continuum, 2016

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...The valley of the Mississippi River stretches from the Gulf of Mexico northward to the river’s source in Minnesota and includes portions of ten states. Most of the valley is bordered by fertile farmland, including a broad floodplain...

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...