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rhythm-and-blues



Pronunciation: (ri&thslash;'um-un-blOOz'), [key]
n.
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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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