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Billy Stevens attributes African slaves to American popular music success

Billy Stevens, a lecturer and musician, spoke at Elon University Wednesday evening, February 20. He addressed students, faculty and community members on tracing the origins of American popular music, and to whom he accredits this origin, in his lecture entitled, “Sincere Forms of Flattery: Blacks, Whites, and American Popular Music.” 703 more words

Thank You Ebony Hillbillies :) The Cooking Gene Has a Soundtrack for its Campaign Video!

Rique Giving an Impromptu Lesson on Enslaved People’s Fiddling Traditions

Special and Heartfelt thanks goes out to the Ebony Hillbillies for allowing us to use their music in our video for Indiegogo.   184 more words

The Cooking Gene