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  1. In It for the Long Run
    Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager growing up outside of Boston, Jim Rooney began a musical journey that intersected with some of the biggest names in American music including Bob Dylan,... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2014
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  2. Bird
    Saxophone virtuoso Charlie "Bird" Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old. His friend Robert Reisner observed,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2013
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  3. The Beautiful Music All Around Us
      The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2012
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  4. Woody Guthrie, American Radical
    Woody Guthrie, American Radical reclaims the politically radical profile of America's greatest balladeer. Although he achieved a host of national honors and adorns U.S. postage stamps, and although his song "This Land Is... Learn More
    Published: 8th March 2011
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  5. Charles Ives's Concord
    In 1921, insurance executive Charles Ives sent out copies of a piano sonata to two hundred strangers. Laden with dissonant chords, complex rhythm, and a seemingly chaotic structure, the so-called Concord Sonata confounded the... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2017
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  6. Peggy Seeger
    Born into folk music's first family, Peggy Seeger has blazed her own trail artistically and personally. Jean Freedman draws on a wealth of research and conversations with Seeger to tell the life story of one of music's most charismatic... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2017
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  7. Chinatown Opera Theater in North America
    The Chinatown opera house provided Chinese immigrants with an essential source of entertainment during the pre “World War II era. But its stories of loyalty, obligation, passion, and duty also attracted diverse patrons into... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2017
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  8. The Elocutionists
    Emerging in the 1850s, elocutionists recited poetry or drama with music to create a new type of performance. The genre--dominated by women--achieved remarkable popularity. Yet the elocutionists and their art fell into total obscurity... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2017
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  9. May Irwin
    May Irwin reigned as America's queen of comedy and song from the 1880s through the 1920s. A genuine pop culture phenomenon, Irwin conquered the legitimate stage, composed song lyrics, and parlayed her celebrity into success as... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2016
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  10. Bill Clifton
    The most atypical of bluegrass artists, Bill Clifton has enjoyed a long career as a recording artist, performer, and champion of old-time music. Bill C. Malone pens the story of Clifton's eclectic life and influential career.... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2016
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  11. Blue Rhythm Fantasy
    Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers. John Wriggle takes you behind the scenes of New York City's vibrant entertainment... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2016
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  12. A Cole Porter Companion
    Balancing sophisticated melodies and irresistible rhythms with lyrics by turns cynical and passionate, Cole Porter sent American song soaring on gossamer wings. Timeless works like "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "At... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2016
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  13. Foggy Mountain Troubadour
    With his trademark mandolin style and unequaled tenor harmonies, Curly Seckler has carved out a seventy-seven-year career in bluegrass and country music. His foundational work in Flatt and Scruggs's Foggy Mountain Boys secured... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2016
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  14. Jazzing
    How do we speak about jazz? In this provocative study based on the author's deep immersion in the New York City jazz scene, Tom Greenland turns from the usual emphasis on artists and their music to focus on non-performing participants,... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2016
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  15. Music in the Age of Anxiety
    Derided for its conformity and consumerism, 1950s America paid a price in anxiety. Prosperity existed under the shadow of a mushroom cloud. Optimism wore a Bucky Beaver smile that masked worry over threats at home and abroad.... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2016
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  16. Harry T. Burleigh
    Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) played a leading role in American music and culture in the twentieth century. Celebrated for his arrangements of spirituals, Burleigh was also the first African American composer to create a significant... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2016
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