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Appalachia music encyclopedia now online

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An expanded and updated version of the music section of the "Encyclopedia of Appalachia" is now available online.

The site is http://encyclopediaofappalachia.com/ .

The section editor is Ted Olson, a professor in East Tennessee State University's Department of Appalachian Studies.

The free online section features nearly 200 entries, from Roy Acuff to the Zac Brown Band. The project is co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee Press and the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Dozens of scholars contributed to the original version of the section. The online edition combines updated entries from the print version alongside newly commissioned entries.

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