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5. “Strong roots sink down”

5. “Strong roots sink down”  

Cheryl A. Wall

in The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
Published Online: 
Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605544
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199335558.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199335558
‘Strong roots sink down’ shows that many Harlem Renaissance artists preferred to explore the Negro homeland in the South, from which so many ordinary people fled. This fired artists’ ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398939
Blues music first swept the United States in the early 1910s, remained a driving force in the pop mainstream for some six decades, and continues to be played and heard around the world. ... More
The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

The Blues: A Very Short Introduction  

Elijah Wald

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195398939
The Blues: A Very Short Introduction surveys a genre which lies at the heart of American culture. Blues is more of a broad musical tradition than a musical genre, with a ... More
5. Blues and country music

5. Blues and country music  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398939
‘Blues and country music’ examines the links between blues and country music. For many reasons, jazz was placed at the opposite end of the spectrum to country, but both intertwined with ... More

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