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From early slave spirituals to modern movements in jazz, blues, and gospel, African American music has influenced the development of music worldwide. African American Music Reference brings together important reference texts in this subject area, together with songsheets, images, and other print resources. Other materials include African American iconography and a collection of spirituals and slave lyrics. Currently this database includes over 5,000 essays and images and over 43,000 pages in African American Music Reference.