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Fiddle (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... by them. A very few recordings of integrated string bands were made, notably those by Taylor’s Kentucky Boys, featuring the fiddling of Jim Booker, a black man, and the banjo playing of Marion Underwood, a white man. Cousins Joe and Odell...

Carrying A Torch for ‘TI Jean’

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...We were talking about Bob Dylan getting the Nobel Prize for Literature last week and ole Jack Kerouac having received nothing in his life by way of awards and prizes, and so my friend and I went to the famous gravesite in Edson Cemetery...

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

Continuum, 2016

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... 1950s and early 1960s, the big polka star was Marion Lush, ‘the golden voice of polka.’ Lush is credited with introducing the two-trumpet style of polka which thereafter remained prevalent, and with having a rhythm section that redefined...

Reading

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... the rival group of John Robichaux was. Both played popular songs of the day, but with Robichaux’s band using formal arrangements and Bolden’s band playing by ear. In syncopated orchestras such as Will Marion Cook’s, there was sometimes a mixture...

Syncopated Band

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... contain jazzy breaks and syncopated clarinet solos. After Europe’s murder in 1919, Will Marion Cook’s band, the Southern Syncopated Orchestra, which came to London in 1919 and visited other European cities between then and 1922, became...

Taste

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

Continuum, 2003

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... : Routledge & Kegan Paul. William Brooks . 1982. ‘On Being Tasteless .’ Popular Music 2: 9–18....

Feminism

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

Continuum, 2003

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... Oxford : Oxford University Press. Marion Leonard . 1997. ‘“Rebel Girl, You Are the Queen of My World”: Feminism, “Subculture” and Grrrl Power.’...

Archives

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘archive’ refers to a collection of popular music artifacts, sound recordings, documents, sheet music, memorabilia or ephemera, or a place, organization or part of an organization where such materials are kept. Archives may be used...

Popular Music in Film

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

Continuum, 2003

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... being the first massively successful ‘talkie,’ The Jazz Singer set a precedent for the way in which the film industry has capitalized on the commercial potential of popular music stars. From the Paul Robeson and Bessie Smith films...

Singer-Songwriter

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... and financial backing to performers who have been successful over the long term: for example, Joni Mitchell in her use of jazz and fusion players in the mid-1970s, Paul Simon in his introduction of African musics on Graceland or Elvis...