Music of Mississippi

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Template:USstatesmusic Mississippi is best-known as the home of the blues, which developed among the freed African Americans in the latter half of the 19th century. The fiddle and banjo are common folk instruments in Mississippi, which has also seen some development as a gospel, country music and Appalachian folk music center. The Leake County Revelers' brand of folk music saw some national popular late in the 1930s. The state song is "Mississippi Song".

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