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Addio, Cosimo

(12 09 2014) George De Stefano

Cosimo Matassa, a son of Sicilian immigrants, was a key figure in the creation of the "New Orleans Sound" that changed American popular music.

"C'è la luna": Anatomy of an Italian-American "Folk" Song

(14 06 2008) Joseph Sciorra

An Italian-American standard turns out to have a convoluted history that belies the simplistic label “folk song.”

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