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Music Magazine Archive: Rock, Folk & Hip Hop

Music Magazine Archive is a series of digital collections focused on 20th and 21st century genres such as Rock, Folk, and Hip-Hop & Rap. Each genre-based collection unites every page and every issue of a diverse and influential group of magazines. These publications uniquely capture the social and historical context of each genre, and together support scholarly research areas such as race, class, gender, American studies, youth culture, and more across some of the most progressive decades of the 20th and 21st centuries. Researchers will find all material represented in the original publications, preserved in its original context, fully searchable and in high-resolution full color.

Supplement the material in this collection with Rock’s Backpages (http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/114322) and the Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/107349). The Hip-Hop & Rap collection is forthcoming.

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