Posts Tagged ‘music history’

Music for Truckers: The 1970s

July 15, 2021

Estelle Caswell of Vox outlines trucker country music with country and folk music scholars Travis Stimeling and Nate Gibson. The video starts at a strange on-ramp, but soon gets up to cruising speed. Would have welcomed more discussion of clear channel AM radio stations and their overnight shows for long haul truckers, but a video that long might have exceeded drivers’ hourly limits.

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A 3-Minute History of Hip-Hop

May 3, 2021

“The Birth of Hip-Hip,” narrated by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, from Black History in 2 Minutes (Or So).

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