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African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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The Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement, sometimes anachronistically referred to as the "African-American Civil Rights Movement" although the term "African-Americans" was not used in the 1960s, encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.
All About Jazz is a jazz music website for enthusiasts and industry professionals based in Philadelphia in the United States.
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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
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The American Folk Blues Festival was a music festival that toured Europe as an annual event for several years beginning in 1962.
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (August 24, 1905 – March 28, 1974) was an American Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist.
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Big Bill Broonzy (June 26, 1893 – August 14 or 15, 1958) was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist.
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Major "Big Maceo" Merriweather (March 31, 1905 – February 23, 1953) was an American Chicago blues pianist and singer, active in Chicago in the 1940s.
Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.
"Blind" Lemon Jefferson (born Lemon Henry Jefferson; September 24, 1893 – December 19, 1929) was an American blues and gospel singer, guitarist, and songwriter from Texas.
"Blind" Willie Johnson (January 22, 1897September 18, 1945) was a gospel blues singer and guitarist.
Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
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The Blues Hall of Fame is a music museum located in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
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Checker Records is an inactive record label that was started in 1952 as a subsidiary to Chess Records in Chicago, Illinois.
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Chess Records was an American record company based in Chicago, Illinois, whose catalogue is owned currently by parent company Universal Music Group, with the catalogue managed by Geffen Records.
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The Chicago blues is a form of blues music indigenous to Chicago, Illinois.
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Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and band leader.
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Fred Below (September 16, 1926 – August 14, 1988) was an American blues drummer, best known for his work with Little Walter and Chess Records in the 1950s.
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The Free Speech Movement (FSM) was a student protest which took place during the 1964–65 academic year on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley under the informal leadership of students Mario Savio, Jack Weinberg, Michael Rossman, Brian Turner, Bettina Aptheker, Steve Weissman, Art Goldberg, Jackie Goldberg, and others.
The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.
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The harmonica, also French harp, and mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
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The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
The voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming etc.
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J.O.B. Records was an American, Chicago based independent record label, founded by businessman Joe Brown and bluesman St. Louis Jimmy Oden in 1949.
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John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years.
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"Baby Face" Leroy Foster (February 1, 1923 – May 26, 1958) was an American blues singer, drummer and guitarist, active in Chicago from the mid-1940s until the late 1950s.
Sam John Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982), better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins, was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Houston, Texas.
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Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian, whose career spans more than 45 years.
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Lizzie Douglas (June 3, 1897 – August 6, 1973), known as Memphis Minnie, was a blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter whose recording career lasted from the 1920s to the 1950s.
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MetroLyrics is a lyrics-dedicated website, founded in 2002.
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Monticello is a town in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Mississippi, United States.
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician.
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A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.
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Parrot Records was an American Chicago-based record label, founded in 1952 by the disc jockey Al Benson.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose and perform their own musical material including lyrics and melodies.
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Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.
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Alex or Aleck Miller (né Ford, possibly December 5, 1912 – May 24, 1965), known later in his career as Sonny Boy Williamson, was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter.
Albert "Sunnyland Slim" Luandrew (September 5, 1906 – March 17, 1995) "Blues pianist and singer Sunnyland Slim was born Albert Luandrew in Vance, Mississippi, September 5, 1906 (most sources say 1907, but the Social Security Death Index and 1920 census data give the date as 1906)." was an American blues pianist, who was born in the Mississippi Delta, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois, to contribute to that city's post-war scene as a center for blues music.
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The Blues is a 2003 documentary film series produced by Martin Scorsese, dedicated to the history of blues music.
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The Soul of a Man is a 2003 documentary film, directed by Wim Wenders, as the second instalment of the documentary film series The Blues, produced by Martin Scorsese.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, University of Illinois, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois.
Not to be confused with Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
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Vee-Jay Records is an American record label founded in the 1950s, specializing in blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and rock and roll.
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The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
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William James "Willie" Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.
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Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (born 14 August 1945) is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in New German Cinema.
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