Welcome to African American Music Reference

African American Music Reference will contain 50,000 pages of text and 17,000 pages of liner notes that offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.

This release includes 42,612 essays and images from 162 sources, over 67,184 pages and liner notes. You can also access African American Music Reference through the Music Online interface. More »

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