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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Historian Chronicles Color Lines in Southern Music

51s6JJYvpsL._SL500_AA300_This month, Austin will be pulsating to the dizzying array of beats coming from thousands of musicians from all over the world who are trying to get their big break into the music industry. For four days, up-and-coming crooners, strummers and drummers will be showcasing their talents in hopes of making connections with record labels at the annual South by Southwest music festival.

So what does it take for a band to get its big break? In “Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk…