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Johnny 'Hammond' Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. John Robert Smith, 16 December 1933, Louisville, Kentucky USA, 4 June 1997, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Not be confused with the legendary swing promoter and talent spotter John Hammond Jnr....

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Johnny 'Hammond' Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. John Robert Smith, 16 December 1933, Louisville, Kentucky USA, 4 June 1997, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Not be confused with the legendary swing promoter and talent spotter John Hammond Jnr....

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Smith Johnny 'Hammond'

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 432 words.

b. John Robert Smith, 16 December 1933, Louisville, Kentucky USA, 4 June 1997, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Not be confused with

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John Abercrombie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 16 December 1944, Portchester, New York, USA. After studying at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Abercrombie spent four years playing guitar in Johnny ‘Hammond’ Smith’s group. Touring...

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McFadden, Eddie (<i>born</i> 1928), electric guitarist

in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 89 words.

(b Baltimore, 6 Aug 1928). American electric guitarist. While studying in Philadelphia he played in rhythm-and-blues bands, and in 1956 he recorded with the rhythm-and-blues tenor...

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Terry, Sonny

Richard Carlin.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 643 words.

blues harmonica player and vocalist, was born Sanders Terrell in Greensboro, North Carolina, the son of Ruben Terrell, a tenant farmer, and Mossiline Smith, a singer. Terry learned to...

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Franklin, Aretha Louise (<i>born</i> 1942), Pianist, Soul Musician / Singer, Popular Singer, Rhythm and Blues Musician / Singer

Marc Anthony Neal.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1618 words.

singer and pianist, was born Aretha Louise Franklin in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of the Reverend C. L. Franklin, a prominent Baptist minister, and Barbara Siggers. Franklin was...

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Washington, Grover, Jr.

James Fargo Balliett.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 984 words.

musician and record producer, was born in Buffalo, New York, to Lillian Washington, a hairdresser and business owner, and Grover Washington Sr., a steelworker. Young Washington grew up...

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Blues

Graham Russell Gao Hodges.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3323 words.

The term “blues” may be restricted to songs that use a repetitive sequence of twelve-bar chords with tonal variations known as “blue notes” (the flattened third and seventh notes of the...

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Football

Joseph Wilson David.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2065 words.

The game known in the United States as football evolved into its current form from rugby and soccer (“soccer” is still called “football” in most countries outside North America) in the...

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Jazz

Regina Harris Baiocchi.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 11076 words.

Betty Carter's 1958 tune proclaims, “Jazz ain't nothing but soul.” Jazz, America's art music, was born in the late nineteenth century simultaneously in New Orleans, Atlanta, Biloxi,...

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Jazz

James Sellman.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6913 words.

Jazz is one of the crowning achievements of African American culture. It is a profoundly integrative genre, both musically and socially. Drawing on earlier traditions of New Orleans...

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Sources for the History of Arbitration: A Bibliographical Introduction

Derek Roebuck.

in Arbitration International

September 1998; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 46349 words.

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Gospel Music

James Sellman.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5019 words.

Gospel music is one of the four most significant musical creations that emerged out of African American culture during the twentieth century. Yet it has received far less attention than...

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