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Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres bluegrass country jazz gospel rock blues and southern hip hop This much anticipated volume in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available for the first time a stand alone reference to the music and music makers of the American SouthWith nearly double the number of entries devoted to music in the original Encyclopedia this volume includes 30 thematic essays covering topics such as ragtime zydeco folk music festivals minstrelsy rockabilly white and black gospel traditions and southern rock And it features 174 topical and biographical entries focusing on artists and musical outlets From Mahalia Jackson to REM from Doc Watson to OutKast this volume considers a diverse array of topics drawing on the best historical and contemporary scholarship on southern music It is a book for all southerners and for all serious music lovers wherever they live


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