Tag Archives: Center for Popular Music

Kathy Mattea shares music and world perspectives

College of Media and Entertainment student and aspiring country music artist Hunter Wolkonowski of Winchester, Tennessee, knew that singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea was coming to give a guest lecture in late November.

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Spring Fed Records adds to CPM repertoire

The Center for Popular Music has acquired another priceless set of recordings that preserve the musical offerings of the U.S. South.

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An April 25 concert with an Appalachian flair

Anne MacFie, a folksinger/songwriter/storyteller from eastern Kentucky, will visit Mass Comm on April 25 to present a lunchtime concert at the Center for Popular Music.

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Recording Industry Series showcases Barry Gibb

It was the first time music icon Barry Gibb had ever sat down for a public conversation and solo performance, and he did it at MTSU, thanks to the Department of Recording Industry Chair’s Speakers Series on Oct. 28. 

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CPM to digitize American manuscripts

The Center for Popular Music, in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass., has received a grant of $127,956 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize, catalog and provide web-based public access to its American vernacular music manuscripts.

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The magic of Pa Ingalls’ fiddle

The “Little House on the Prairie” books have captivated many children and adults with the adventures of the pioneering Ingalls family. That’s why Dale Cockrell, director of the MTSU Center for Popular Music, created the Pa’s Fiddle Project, devoted to the music of the era and to pay tribute to Charles “Pa” Ingalls.

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