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Revivals Are Revisions: New Millennial Folk Music Rolls the Dice

Robert Loss

Robert Loss is an assistant professor in Writing, Literature, and Philosophy at Columbus College of Art and Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nothing Has Been Done Before : Seeking the New in 21st-Century American Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Was That It? The wind picks up, but that could just be a coincidence. Cars are stopping in the middle of the road. The time approaches. And there you stand, ready for the end of the world. The End of All Time. That promised moment...

Grenada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 89,258 (2003) Grenada is located in the Windward Islands in the southern half of the archipelago known as the Grenadines in the West Indies. The island is approximately 90 miles (145 km) northeast of Trinidad...

Anguilla

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 12,738 (2003) Anguilla, the most northerly of the eastern Caribbean’s Leeward Islands, possesses a diverse history. Anguilla’s first inhabitants included...

Swamp Blues

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

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Swamp blues is the name given to a regional form of electric blues which emerged in Louisiana in the mid-1950s. The main performers hailed from the Baton Rouge area, in south-eastern Louisiana, but most of the classic swamp blues titles...

Salt Lake City, UT

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 181,743 (2000); metropolitan area – 850,243 (2000) Salt Lake City is the hub of the Wasatch Front, the metropolitan corridor of Utah that runs from Ogden to Provo between the Wasatch...

Bluegrass Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Bluegrass music is a concert form of traditional string-band music of the southeastern mountains of the United States. It is marked by a distinctive rhythmic division of labor which allows for improvised solo choruses on the model of New...

Melanesia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: New Caledonia: 210,798 (2003); Papua New Guinea: 5,295,816 (2003); Solomon Islands: 509,190 (2003); Vanuatu: 199,414 (2003) Composed of the Pacific Ocean’s ‘black islands,’ Melanesia is one...

Montserrat

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 8,995 (2003) The small volcanic island of Montserrat (just 39.5 sq miles [102 sq km]) is located among the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, between Antigua and Guadeloupe. The island was known to its original...

Cajun Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...The Cajuns of southern Louisiana developed a unique music that reflects their Francophone culture while also exhibiting strong influences from blues, jazz and particularly country music. Cajun music’s most distinctive elements include...

Polynesia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: American Samoa: 70,260 (2003); Cook Islands: 21,008 (2003); Fiji: 868,531 (2003); French Polynesia: 262,125 (2003); Niue: 2,145 (2002); Pitcairn Island: 47 (2003); Samoa: 178,173 (2003); Tokelau: 1,418 (2003); Tonga: 108,141...