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  • Popular White Radio Stations
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    Alan Freed Alan Freed was born December 16, 1922 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He was considered the most the most famous Disc Jockey (DJ) in rock 'n roll history, however, controversy encircled the man and he relieved lots of criticism especially from white adults during his career. I think that Alan Freed greatly helped shape the sound of music today and further advanced the progression of rock music. He is the person who coined the term 'Rock & Roll' and also put up with a lot of nonsense regar...
  • Eco Refugee At White Point
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    Rednecks of the outback Dirt Music by Tim Winton 480 pp, Picador For years now Australia has been the last frontier. Those who flock to its scattered wild places come from all over the planet, not least from within Australia itself. The crowds at Darwin or Broome, or scouting through the Red Heart, are as likely to start out from Macquarie's Street Consulting Rooms or Collins Street Legal Chambers as from Detmold or San Diego. Only a few will be ecological pilgrims: most are attracted by the com...
  • Buying Of Rap By White People
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    The Success of Rap: Possible Only With African American and Caucasian Involvement. Despite the fact that the vast majority of rap and hip-hop is created by African Americans, the success of this extremely popular type of music is directly linked to the involvement of white people in the industry. As ironic as it is, rap music is fueled by white consumers, and in all reality relies on them to sustain its profitability continue to expand. Where would rappers today be without seventy percent of the...
  • Jim And Fox
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    Lobsters, love triangles and bigots - it's a hell of a movie Dirt Music Tim Winton Picador 15.99, pp 461 In more than 20 years as a professional writer, Australian Tim Winton has done a lot for the sake of money. That's no shocking thing in itself. Winton lived off $A 1,000 advance for each of his first three novels, so he will have had to do something to get by. And he has: since his debut novel, An Open Swimmer, written at the age of 19, earned him the 1981 'Australian / Vogel Award', he has p...
  • White Music
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    "Rock and Roll is an economic thing", says "pop" singer Jo Stafford, quoted in Billboard, October 13, 1958. "Today's nine-to fourteen year old group is the first generation with enough money given to them by their parents to buy records in sufficient quantities to influence the market. In my youth if I asked my father for 45 cents to buy a record, he'd have thought seriously about having me committed". A teenager growing up in the prior to the end of WW II was forced to take life fairly seriousl...

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