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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhythm_and_blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated ..... Also in July 1951, Cleveland, Ohio DJ Alan Freed started a late -night radio show called "The Moondog Rock Roll House Party" on WJW (850 AM ). .... It was hard for R&B artists of the era to sell their music or even have their ...

www.last.fm/tag/rhythm+and+blues

Find rhythm and blues tracks, artists, and albums. Find the latest in rhythm and blues music at Last.fm.

www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/rhythm-and-blues-music-overview

Dec 11, 2014 ... Early R&B artists broke away from the big band formula by typically ... and intensity, making the new sound ideal for radio and jukeboxes.

www.wwnorton.com/college/music/rockhistory/outlines/ch01.htm

NBC went "Coast to Coast" in 1928 with a national radio network; 1930s and 1940s were a ... Target audience was middle class with their appreciation for certain artists ... Country and western music styles; Rhythm and blues music styles.

www.wwnorton.com/college/music/rockhistory/outlines/ch02.htm

The style that dominated the mainstream was Tin Pan Alley popular music ... Alan Freed and the rise of the disk-jockey in regional radio ... A black rhythm and blues artist would release a song recorded on a small indie label; A major label (or ...

www.npr.org/2010/05/11/126607409/post-war-rhythm-and-blues-bridging-jazz-rock

May 11, 2010 ... Many jazz artists who were active in the 1950s will tell you that the rise of ... other big-band music at the time was this: The R&B artists were black and .... Get new music hand-picked by NPR Music staff and station DJs, watch ...

www.britannica.com/art/rhythm-and-blues

Within this genre there were large-group and small-group rhythm and blues. ... roll and were often used as theme music by disc jockeys on rock-and-roll radio.

www.koop.org/library/genres-definitions

Genre Definitions as used in the KOOP Music Library. ... jazz, big band, rhythm & blues, rock & roll, country music, conventional pop songs and even ... East Coast hip hop emerged as a definitive subgenre after artists from other regions of the ...

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90s: During the 1990s Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B and Urban music continued to .... It features commercially successful Rock music and artists / bands from the ...