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!!!

!!!   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
308 words

Coalescing around all-night dance parties in Sacramento, California, USA,!!! was spawned in 1996 from the remnants of three bands, California

112

112   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
468 words

The first R&B vocal group to be promoted by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs ’ Bad Boy stable, 112 was formed in

15-16-17

15-16-17   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
339 words

15-16-17 was a female vocal trio formed in 1974 in the UK, although they came from Jamaica. The line-up consisted

1651

1651   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
130 words

This one-off project was conceived in 2001 by violinist Mark Emerson (b. 15 August 1958, Ruislip, Middlesex, England) to mark

1776

1776   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
402 words

America’s obsession with its own history had already resulted in at least two Broadway musicals based on momentous national events

1776

1776   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Performing arts, Music
Length:
414 words

(46th Street Theatre 1969). An unlikely musical hit and the surprise of its season, the historical piece boasted one

1812

1812   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
80 words

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in ...

1994

1994   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
185 words

This US melodic rock quartet was formed in 1977 by ex-L.A. Jets duo Karen Lawrence (vocals) and John Desautels (drums).

20/20

20/20   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
150 words

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass,

213

213   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
245 words

The origins of this US rap supergroup can be traced back to the early 90s, although it was not until

311

311   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
427 words

Formed at high school in Omaha, Nebraska, USA in 1990, hip-hop/rock crossover band 311 recorded three independent albums before relocating

4′ 33″

4′ 33″   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
22 words

Piece (1952) by Cage consisting of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence for any instrument or instruments....

411

411   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
192 words

This UK R&B quartet comprises vocalists Carolyn Owlett (b. England), Suzie Furlonger (b. Dumfries, Scotland), Tisha Martin (b. Jamaica), and

+44

+44   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
182 words

This US pop punk supergroup were formed in 2005 by former Blink-182 members Travis Barker (b. 14 November 1975, Fontana,

702

702   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
361 words

A vocal R&B trio named after its Las Vegas, Nevada, USA home area code, 702 made their long-playing debut for

707

707   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
304 words

US melodic pomp-rock band formed at the end of the 70s by Kevin Russell (guitar/vocals), Jim McClarty (drums), Duke McFadden

7669

7669   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
169 words

Four New York ‘new jill swingers’ (they prefer the term ‘new ghetto revolutionary music’) with the hardcore attitude of rap,

801

801   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
390 words

Formed by Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera (b. Philip Targett-Adams, 31 January 1951, London, England) in 1976, 801 also featured

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Jeffrey Melnick

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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1,372 words

Almost immediately after four hijacked planes crashed on 11 September 2011 conversations started about how the tragedy should be understood

911

911   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
534 words

One of the most popular of the post- Take That boy bands, this UK trio comprises Jimmy Constable (b. 21

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