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mediajournal#2 - Tyler Carlson MUH2019 Section 03 Media...

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Tyler Carlson MUH2019 Section 03 Media Journal #2 Throughout the history of popular music, identity has been used to sell and popularize music. During the time period between World War I and World War II record companies targeted new audiences, particularly African Americans and Southern Whites. The African American musical taste centered on gospel, jazz, and blues during the 1920s and 30s. And the Southern White’s focused on “old time music” or “early bluegrass”, fiddle, and eventually Hillbilly music in the 20s and 30s. The term race record used to describe musical performances of African Americans intended for African Americans, first used by Ralph Peer from 1892-1960. He is also credited with finding the Carter Family whom introduced southern ballad singing into mainstream America. And also inspired later Urban Folk revival, they were the face of pop country and on top of that a commercial icon. One of the most popular forms of music during Mr. Peer’s time was blues music, in which the song typically has intense, almost emo tone, and a highly
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course MUH MUH2019 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at FSU.

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