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The United States of the Blues

The blues is the original American genre of music. The blues is rooted deep in the history of this country, from the cotton fields of Georgia, to the delta of the Mississippi, to the birth of jazz and country, to … Continue reading

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K’Naan: Africa for the Masses

There is no arguing when it comes to hip-hop being one of the most popular musical genres in the western world. Hip-hop since its birth has been an African-American dominated genre, this is also undeniable. Over the years there have … Continue reading

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Peter Gabriel & Africa

Peter Gabriel rose to fame as lead singer for the progressive, rock band Genesis. In 1975, Gabriel left the group and embarked on his solo career. Despite the fame of his Genesis days and the success of previous solo releases, … Continue reading

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What is music?

The question is impossible to universally answer. The dictionary will tell you that music is a series of organized sounds, or something to that effect. My friend Joe will tell you that any music that does not suit his tastes … Continue reading

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