Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

American music

What was the last song that you listened to?

Today we’ll show you how to connect with native speakers when the topic of music comes up.

Find out what you need to do to develop a basic knowledge of American cultural music in today’s episode.


The start of gospel music, blues music, bluegrass, and other kinds are such an important part of American history.

The development of the music reflects what was going on at the time the music began.


During her cross country trip last summer Lindsay visited Tupelo Mississippi, the town where Elvis grew up.

She went to the drug store where Elvis got his first guitar.

In our course Secrets of the Connected Communicator you get to meet the woman at the drug store who told Lindsay the story.

You will hear her deep southern accent and find out exactly what happened that day when Elvis got his first guitar.


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