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  1. In Sunday’s New York Times, David Hajdu wrote that 100 years ago, Mamie Smith recorded a seminal blues hit, Crazy Blues, that gave voice to outrage at violence against Black Americans. “It established the blues as a popular art and prepared the way for a century of Black expression in the fiery core of American music.” A Song That Changed Music Forever