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1

Who can be considered the first international multimedia star?

Bing Crosby.

2

What are indications of being the first international multimedia star?

Bing Crosby conquered all available media formats.

3

During World War II, there was a ___ ban in 1943.

Recording.

4

How did World War II affect the music industry?

There was the expense of operating large bands, decreased demand for dancing, increased demand for sentimentality, and a lack of production of records.

5

Who was "Race" music developed by, and where?

African Americans in Richmond, Virginia.

6

The fact that "Race" musicians were coloured was ___.

Hidden.

7

Who can be considered one of the foremost Race musicians to achieve fame?

Bessie Smith.

8

What kinds of music did "Race" music include?

Blues, gospel tunes, piano boogie-woogies, small jazz groups, and the "funkier" swing bands of the time.

9

Who was "Hillbilly" music developed by, and where?

White Americans in the rural parts of the country.

10

Who was one of the early Hillbilly musicians to achieve considerable success?

Fiddler John Carson.

11

Hillbilly refers to ___ from all over.

Mountaineers.

12

___ ___ later became a prominent Hillbilly musician.

Jimmy Rodgers.

13

Hillbilly fans were renowned for...

Their dedication to the style.

14

Who was known as the "Father of Gospel Music"?

Thomas Dorsey.

15

Gospel was developed as an important component of __ ___ throughout the ___ and ___.

"Race Music", 1930's and 40's.

16

The development of gospel as its own style eventually led to the development of...

Doo-wop, acapella, rhythm & blues, and rock & roll.