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soul music

noun

: a popular style of music expressing deep emotion that was created by African-Americans

Full Definition of SOUL MUSIC

:  music that originated in black American gospel singing, is closely related to rhythm and blues, and is characterized by intensity of feeling and earthiness
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First Known Use of SOUL MUSIC

1961

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