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    • American Epic

    • When Music Gave America Her Voice
    • By: Bernard MacMahon, Allison McGourty, Elijah Wald
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the 1920s and 1930s, as radio took over the pop music business, record companies were forced to leave their studios in major cities in search of new styles and markets. Ranging the mountains, prairies, rural villages, and urban ghettos of America, they discovered a wealth of unexpected talent - farmers, laborers, and ethnic minorities playing styles that blended the intertwining strands of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

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