The Vocal Fries Podcast
Date: June 17th, 2018
Title: Rock ‘n’ Rhotic
In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Bob Kennedy of the University of California, Santa Barbara about accents in song, including which accents are associated with which genres, appropriation of those accents, and r’s.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Accents in song
- Rock n Roll
- British invasion
- Cultural appropriation
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