June 30, 2022
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African American Music History
⟶ Updated 7 Feb 2020 ⟶
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The Birth of Duke Ellington
The First Grammy's
W.C. Handy Stamp
Earliest Possible Recording of "King of Bungaloo"
Sister Rosetta Tharpe releases "Down by the Riverside"
Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial
The Nat King Cole Show
Beyoncé is hailed as the best-selling artist of the 2000s
This is America
Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Prize
Rap surpasses rock as the most popular music in the US.
W.C. Handy, publishes the sheet music for "Memphis Blues"
The Apollo Theater opens
Benny Goodman Trio is the "First known interracial jazz group"
From Spirituals to Swing
Miles Davis released "100 greatest and most influential musical compilations since 1954,"
Slave trade begins
First band in New Orleans to play instrumental blues.
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