African American Music Reference is a critically-acclaimed and comprehensive reference database chronicling the rich history of African American music that comprises more than 67,000 pages.
African American Music Reference provides comprehensive coverage of black American musical expression from colonial times to the present, including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms.
It provides coverage of a wide range of material types, including discographies, biographies, anthologies, encyclopedias, critical works, photographs and other images, lyrics, sheet music, chronologies, and textbooks.
African American Music Reference brings a new dimension to topics relevant to the African American experience, including civil rights, religious history, mining and plantation history, emancipation, regional studies, and many more.
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