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"Each new Black music form was so infectious the White majority adopted it, then placed one of its own on the throne. Paul Whiteman became jazz king, Benny Goodman swing king, Elvis Presley and the Beatles and Mick Jagger the holy trinity of rock 'n' roll. Little Richard, the hero of these rock kings, would be arrested because of how he looked and have his songs re-recorded by White singers who grew rich from the royalties." - Gary Smith

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"Each new Black music form was so infectious the White majority adopted it, then placed one of its own on the throne. Paul Whiteman became jazz king, Benny Goodman swing king, Elvis Presley and the Beatles and Mick Jagger the holy trinity of rock 'n' roll. Little Richard, the hero of these rock kings, would be arrested because of how he looked and have his songs re-recorded by White singers who grew rich from the royalties." - Gary Smith 
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