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Mass Communication and Culture_Dee_Date__031610 - Music...

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Music Industry 1877, Thomas Edison invented Dictaphone 1888, Emil Berliner invented shellac disc until development of compact discs in 1980s 1920s, Radio ingested record companies o CBS bought Columbia o RCA got Victor 1960s, A tract tapes, used throughout the 90s Copyright problems 1922, ASCAP even today receives small revenue from radio stations, restaurants, skating rinks etc. whenever they play music o based on how frequently a song is played, ASCAP divides money b/t musicians LISCENCE = PERMISSION o They have a peaceful coexistence Negro spirituals Gospel music (still popular today) Late 1880’s Ragtime – Scott Joplin o A composer as well, wanted to be recognized as a serious composer o First to write down music o Very talented pianist Dixieland Louis Armstrong (1990-1971) o Born into severe poverty o Worked from age 5, never owned a pair of shoes
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