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Barry Mazor lecture examined Ralph Peer music influence

Longtime music business journalist and author Barry Mazor was on campus Jan. 26 to present his new book, “Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music.”

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Jerry Zolten lecture features hillbilly to rockabilly

Music producer, historian and educator Jerry Zolten linked artists like Uncle Dave Macon and Bill Monroe to musicians like Elvis Presley and his contemporaries in his Nov. 21 lecture, “From Hillbilly to Rockabilly: The Country Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” held in the Center for Popular Music.

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