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[rith -uh m-uh n-blooz] /ˈrɪð əm ənˈbluz/
a folk-based but urbanized form of black popular music that is marked by strong, repetitious rhythms and simple melodies and was developed, in a commercialized form, into rock-‘n’-roll.


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