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Conversely, ballads classified separately may contain turns of phrase, and even entire verses, that are identical. Composers like Gershwin, Porter and Kern made comedic musical theater into a national pastime, with a feel that was distinctly American and not dependent on European models.
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Sam Phillipsof Memphis, Tennessee 's Sun Recordsfound such a performer in Elvis Presleywho became one of the best-selling musicians in history, and brought rock and roll to audiences across the world. Broadway became one of the preeminent locations for musical theater in the world, and produced a body of songs that led Donald Clarke to call the era, the golden age of songwriting.
There were also a few early hits in the field of jazz, beginning with the Original Dixieland Jazz Band 's recordings, and followed by King Oliver's Creole Jazz Bandwho played in a more authentic New Orleans jazz style.
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