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Folk Music

History of Folk Music Secular folk music is a genre of music that was created by African Americans. Africans in the New World combined their

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Folk Music – Ava Malloy

Folk music originated in the 1600s and features the uses of instruments like the banjo, fiddle, drums, rhythm bones, and the djembe. Other forms of

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman I’ll always remember the first time I ever heard “Fast Car.” I was about ten years old. My grandma and I had just

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Tracy Chapman

About Tracy Tracy Chapman was born March 30, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio. Her love of music started early, at the age of three. Chapman’s first

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Jubilee Quartets Post

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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Jubilee Quartet Post

The Impact of HBCU’s on Jubilee Quartets Jubilee quartets were an important part of 20th century African American music and held significant cultural and religious

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Jubilee Quartets        The 1920’s was a transformative period of time as the rise of Jubilee quartets began to

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Blues

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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Jubilee Quartet Post

The Impact of HBCU’s on Jubilee Quartets Jubilee quartets were an important part of 20th century African American music and held significant cultural and religious

Read More »

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Jubilee Quartets        The 1920’s was a transformative period of time as the rise of Jubilee quartets began to

Read More »

Blues

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

Read More »

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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Jubilee Quartet Post

The Impact of HBCU’s on Jubilee Quartets Jubilee quartets were an important part of 20th century African American music and held significant cultural and religious

Read More »

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Jubilee Quartets        The 1920’s was a transformative period of time as the rise of Jubilee quartets began to

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