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Andrews, Dame Julie, English singer and actress

Armstrong, Louis, American trumpeter, singer, and entertainer

Beatlemania, term referring to the extraordinary zealotry of Beatles fans during the Liverpool band’s first flush of international fame

The Beatles, English pop group

British invasion, term which gained currency with critics and fans to describe the unprecedented popularity of British performers in the United States around the period 1963–6

Cumbia, musical style originating in Colombia

Eckstine, Billy, American popular and blues singer and jazz bandleader

Guerra, Juan Luis, Dominican singer, guitarist, and composer

Inuit, inhabitants of the circumpolar region

Sculthorpe, Peter, Australian composer

Williams, Mary Lou, American arranger, composer, and keyboardist

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