Ragtime

By: Aryanna Lawson Origins  Ragtime was a genre that originated in the late 19th around 1896 and began to decline in popularity in the 1920s.

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The Blues Review

Origin The blues originated around the 1890o’s in the deep parts of the south and the midwest. The blues started on Southern Plantations by slaves, 

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Negro Spirituals

By: Aryanna Lawson Origin Negro Spirituals emerged as a reaction to slavery.  Before even reaching America we faced so much pain and turmoil that inhuman

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Folk Review

This article does a great job of giving a brief description of folk music. I learned that folk music has been a part of African

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