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The Music of Black Americans: A History (Third Edition)
by Eileen Southern

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    List Price: $64.41
    Format: Paperback, 704 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780393971415
    Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company
    Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
    Parent Company: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
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    Book Description:
    A new edition of the classic text on African American music.
    Beginning with the arrival of the first Africans in the English colonies, Eileen Southern weaves a fascinating narrative of intense musical activity. As singers, players, and composers, black American musicians are fully chronicled in this landmark book. Now in the third edition, the author has brought the entire text up to date and has added a wealth of new material covering the latest developments in gospel, blues, jazz, classical, crossover, Broadway, and rap as they relate to African American music. Over 50 photographs

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