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Beyoncé’s Beyhive is buzzing
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Commentary
Beyoncé’s Beyhive is buzzing
On March 29, 2024, Beyoncé released “Cowboy Carter,” a 27-track recording that she claims is not a country genre record, but a new Beyoncé record just “rooted in country.” America is our country. Black music is our music, and country music is our music, too.
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Whitewashing America’s musical history
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Editorial
Whitewashing America’s musical history
Former Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner just released his new book, identifying the artists that he views as the greatest musicians of the modern era. In his assessment, he failed to include any Black or women musicians … so I guess we shouldn’t be surprised that he refers to his white male subjects in the title as “The Masters.”
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Hundreds pay tribute to Skippy White
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Local News
Hundreds pay tribute to Skippy White
In 1960, when most teens listened to music on seven-inch vinyl discs called records — 45s that sold for 25-to-30 cents each — the legendary Skippy White opened his first record store, Mass Records, at 1820 Washington St. in Boston’s South End.
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