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see country and western musiccountry and western music,
American popular music form originating in the Southeast (country music) and the Southwest and West (western music). The two regional styles coalesced in the 1920s when recorded material became available in rural areas, and they were further
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; folk songfolk song,
music of anonymous composition, transmitted orally. The theory that folk songs were originally group compositions has been modified in recent studies. These assume that the germ of a folk melody is produced by an individual and altered in transmission into a
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; gospel musicgospel music,
American religious musical form that owes much of its origin to the Christian conversion of West Africans enslaved in the American South. Gospel music partly evolved from the songs slaves sang on plantations, notably work songs, and from the Protestant hymns they
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; jazzjazz,
the most significant form of musical expression of African-American culture and arguably the most outstanding contribution the United States has made to the art of music. Origins of Jazz

Jazz developed in the latter part of the 19th cent.
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; rap musicrap music
or hip-hop,
genre originating in the mid-1970s among black and Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as breakdancing.
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; rock musicrock music,
type of music originating in the United States in the mid-1950s and increasingly popular throughout much of the world. Origins of Rock

Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several black and white American music styles: black
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The Estefans will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 7 ( ANI ): Proving that there is no harm in letting loose once in a while, a video has surfaced showing Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Madhukar Kukde shaking a leg with children on a popular song from the Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba, and it is a sight to behold.
His 'one corner' song was also nominated for the Most Popular Song of The Year category at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), although he did not win.
Examining several how-to-write-song manuals published between 1906 and 1945 brings the relationship of the popular song composer to their craft into tighter focus.
Singer Amrita Limbu performed a popular song of hers.
The Irish pop favourite has enjoyed 14 chart-topping singles with Westlife, but in Asia it is a YouTube track of an old demo that has become his most popular song.
People in Skodas threw a curve ball with their most popular song emerging as Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash.
Walsh concludes with a two-page afterword about popular song and the Philippines from 1947 to 1950, and an eleven-page bibliography of books, articles, discographies, and Web sites on music and U.S.
Summary: While Disney may have decided to “Let it Go” and allow fans to remix, parody and pay homage to the most popular song on the ...
In their article "Cultural Hybridization in a 1930s Taiwanese Popular Song" Mei-Wen Lee