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21 12, 2022

Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles

2022-12-21T11:32:38-06:00

Ties that Bind tells the story of Shoe Boots, a Cherokee warrior and farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late [...]

Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles2022-12-21T11:32:38-06:00
12 12, 2022

Southern But Not Country: The Interwar Career of Nashville Bandleader Francis Craig

2022-12-28T10:40:18-06:00

Nashville dance bandleader Francis Craig (1900–1966) cultivated a regional and national audience from the 1920s through the 1940s via broadcasts on WSM radio, a [...]

Southern But Not Country: The Interwar Career of Nashville Bandleader Francis Craig2022-12-28T10:40:18-06:00
12 12, 2022

Marching with Purpose: The Legacy of HBCU Music Programs in Tennessee

2022-12-28T09:47:40-06:00

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have made indelible, but underappreciated, contributions to the Tennessee musical landscape for over one hundred years. In this [...]

Marching with Purpose: The Legacy of HBCU Music Programs in Tennessee2022-12-28T09:47:40-06:00
20 07, 2022

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

2022-09-14T10:34:29-06:00

Country and soul emerged from the same songwriters, musicians, and producers in the recording studios of Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama. [...]

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South2022-09-14T10:34:29-06:00
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