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4/29/11 Post-war Changes in Music Industry Rise of Indies in 1940s *WHY?? -1930s slump in record sales (indies wiped out in 30s) -disputes over royalties 1914 ASCAP formed 1941 ASCAP strike against radio: BMI gives space for country , R&B < country R&B western music expanded its audience during the war> 1942-44 AFM strike against recording cos: bye bye big band< attention shift away from band and instrumentalist towards a new generation of crooners> - wartime migration of southerners to cities< target audience> -youth marketing -regional radio programming - m agnetic tape makes studio recording more affordable RHYTHM AND BLUES Jump Bands< the top recordings of late 1940s and early 1950s> LISTEN: “ Shake, Rattle, and Roll” Big Joe Turner (1954) online CD3:12 <Later in 1954vBill Haley and the Comets recorded a rendition of S R R, 1. emphasizes guitar rather than saxophone, 2. Rhythmic feeling more to western swing than jump blues, R&B, 3, song’s text, change the male and female sexual organs> Chicago Blues: Chess records (Phil and Leonard)
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