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The Obscure Minstrel Man Who Influenced Musicians You Have Listened To

I have just read Where the Dead Voices Gather, by Nick Tosches. This extraordinary book is, among many other tangential subjects, a historical-cultural travelogue through the popular music of the years 1850-1980, using as a focal point an obscure blackface minstrel … Continue reading

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