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Assistant Professor of History @msstate. Writing "Cold War Country: Music Row, the Pentagon, and the Sound of American Patriotism"

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We're hiring a full-time acquisitions assistant! They will support one executive editor and have a hand in all aspe… https://t.co/G0XKtESdCS
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonRead an excerpt from @Grace_E_Hale's Cool Town, her fantastic new book about the Athens, GA music scene. And then… https://t.co/yjGvsyjdNx
7/8
2020
Reminder: RJ Smith and Sonnet Retman will be talking tomorrow, 7/7, for the Popular Music Books in Process series,… https://t.co/kR4phW3Xs0
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7/6
2020
My take on taking down the flag, in the context of the past and the future: https://t.co/mPsbz7Ly0c
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7/2
2020
@katisjewell live your truth 🙏🙏🙏 @katisjewell But it's Beavis! - the deeper thinker of the two. @katisjewell His best Andy Rooney impression.
7/1
2020
I can't wait for this! https://t.co/4bkLztttsS
6/30
2020
In about 24 hours (Tuesday, 6/30, 5PM ET, 2PM out west), we have our second Popular Music Books in Process event: F… https://t.co/YpHmNaDcwk
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6/29
2020
Great piece from @andrewkahrl Who Will Get to Swim This Summer? https://t.co/4xil9vuNEM
6/28
2020
In June 2020... 1. 36 Confederate monuments removed 2. NASCAR bans the Confederate flag. 3. Navy and Marine Corps… https://t.co/uOrJL0Rl9n
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6/27
2020
Enjoyed speaking with @kmhall for this. I'm hopeful meaningful change in country music will come out of this moment. https://t.co/QM8uxG4qv4
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6/26
2020
@tywilc @harveyfolklife Incredible record. Gotta throw @julian_lage's World's Fair into that conversation though.
6/25
2020
@bobbymoorewoc I have my grandmother's copy. A treasure.
6/20
2020
This morning, I will be on @NPR’s 1A (@1a) discussing music and politics. Looking forward to the conversation.… https://t.co/TeaLqqT420
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6/18
2020
Do you like music writing? Then CHECK OUT THIS COOL NEW SERIES!! @eweisbard @drkimberlymack and @carlzoilus slayed… https://t.co/xtODohRaZI
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6/15
2020
Today I'm in Vulture, talking about the group formerly known as Lady Antebellum and the reckoning in country music.… https://t.co/CaH3su1K7s
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6/12
2020
Thanks to Carl Wilson @carlzoilus for this review of my book COOL TOWN. https://t.co/O6CLjrQxZi
Retweeted by Joseph Thompson @jack_hamilton Congrats! Didn't realize you work in the STEM fields.Look at that! Real racial and gender representation in country music and the military. It's almost like they're con… https://t.co/3dMlYYXSj6
6/11
2020
Cool article on @themoonpies great new record of Gary Stewart songs. https://t.co/LcRWfjaeGmWhen doing research on the country music industry in the 1970s, I’ve been amazed by the number of Black women count… https://t.co/Ww2VcIiAKR
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6/10
2020
I'm happy to share some of my work in the @washingtonpost today. Thanks to @brianros1, @car1ygoodman, & everyone… https://t.co/6DBn5L7mAU
6/9
2020
The library is seeking YOUR submissions to the COVID-19 digital archive. We want to document this moment for future… https://t.co/eZv3euJOoB
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6/8
2020
Proud of Starkville today. #StarkvilleStandUp https://t.co/QCeuPMV1rF
Retweeted by Joseph Thompson @darrengrem A natural extension of our cowbell chops.Proud to see Starkville turn out in a big way this morning. https://t.co/rXZQpGImCR
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonAbout as powerful of a moment as I’ve seen. The entire crowd laying on their stomachs as the last words of… https://t.co/2W0BqcAnTx
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonSuch an amazing turnout to today's protest. Thank you @NupeShooter for catching this moment! https://t.co/r0zPsqvBVO
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonI’ve never seen anything like this in Starkville. It really is something special https://t.co/mtUFH2rJUA
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonProud of Starkville today. #StarkvilleStandUp https://t.co/QCeuPMV1rFhttps://t.co/3Vjnn8UvPI
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonGetting ready for today’s peaceful demonstration beginning at Unity Park https://t.co/RAHNFGd4Hw
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonHappening today. Meet at Unity Park at 10 AM. #StarkvilleStandUp https://t.co/7wyls55PVE
6/6
2020
I know you’re all anxiously awaiting information so here’s what’s going on. We ARE holding a protest Saturday and w… https://t.co/4vMU5qY0dA
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonRacial trauma creates emotional, mental, physical impacts. As a reminder, our Student Counseling Services are avail… https://t.co/T1mbXcY85y
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6/5
2020
As millions protest inequities in the criminal justice system and the police killings of black Americans, AG Lynn F… https://t.co/axFffhwsS1
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonPastor Stone talking about the hardwork of organizing tonight at Second Baptist Church in Starkville. Preparing for… https://t.co/tbcgwUpgsPBig crowd at Second Baptist for second night of Starkville Stand Up to discuss this weekend’s demonstration https://t.co/xshs5Qr2YV
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6/2
2020
Thanks to @TheGloryFires for this list. Give if you can, and add resources if you know of any others. https://t.co/Pyd3PPm7p4Hello everyone, here's a book review I wrote for @thenation about the book "Red, Black, White" and Communists in t… https://t.co/c6uURfI0xv
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6/1
2020
Read @Grace_E_Hale on The link between the video of Ahmaud Arbery’s death and lynching photos https://t.co/JZAtm1N1wiThis is happening in Starkville. #StarkvilleStandUp #GeorgeFloyd #Starkville #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/CVu1UNVcRu
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonA friend once commented about a Lynn Fitch commercial, saying she "has never dropped a pass" But, mercy, did she… https://t.co/rQ8psGqSX7
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5/31
2020
Here's my latest piece for @washingtonpost on how racist state-sanctioned violence has shaped U.S. #history for cen… https://t.co/4yqQGBCxQe
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5/30
2020
My latest on the protests in Minneapolis but felt everywhere... https://t.co/CQtZkuIPXd
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5/29
2020
@majortominor I bet @carlzoilus has a list, including: https://t.co/QXWcQ9O9u5“In the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it that America has failed to hear?” https://t.co/Als3jhxaGH
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5/28
2020
Greetings all! @BackStoryRadio has an IMPORTANT question for you. We'd like to do a "Best of BackStory" episode b… https://t.co/MAjlgrVORq
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5/21
2020
At times, the country music industry’s disinterest in expanding its listeners racially in the past has confounded m… https://t.co/Vu9jSYcsbS
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5/20
2020
Hey all you 80s music lovers! Check out this cool event tonight featuring @Grace_E_Hale (who is, by the way, also n… https://t.co/ruUJbu2t1D
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5/14
2020
@divafeminist https://t.co/8SJZIlbjoS
5/13
2020
¡@LosLobosBand! https://t.co/RDexE4l1wo @HankAzaria ¡@LosLobosBand!
5/12
2020
@matloaf Have I got a podcast for you!
5/7
2020
Congrats to Pulitzer finalist, @andrewbeckgrace! Go listen to White Lies if you haven't. https://t.co/QMGRwfKfYP
5/4
2020
Hated to miss PopCon @MoPOPSeattle last week, but I feel like I had a mini version grading my students' Critical Ka… https://t.co/MCI0RQBrBg
4/30
2020
Great interview happening right now between Karl Hagstrom Miller and Grace Hale about Grace's new book, Cool Town:… https://t.co/CMH08gGynx
4/28
2020
@JournoRyan Deadicab? RIPshaw?
4/25
2020
It's standard on Earth Day for media outlets to publish lists of environmental songs. These include great standards… https://t.co/KS5use6Dy4
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4/22
2020
RSLH is coming to paperback! This is terrific news. Many thanks to @KeriLeighMerrit, @m_hild , @floridapress, & all… https://t.co/FwawNnCULs
3/26
2020
@taramurtha Pete Drake https://t.co/gyjqzJHgWP @TheSundogs @ryleywalker I thought that show was great - including the berating.
2/25
2020
@proseb4bros i see these tweets fyi
2/21
2020
Always wanted to tell Charles Portis how much Norwood helped me write my dissertation. "Sometimes he sat on the b… https://t.co/jw6leX1DH7
2/17
2020
@FaisDauDau Victoria Williams, "Opelousas." Lucinda Williams/Emmylou Harris "Crescent City" and Lucinda "Lake Charles" @FaisDauDau @shinyribs https://t.co/0hcRc80EBq @FaisDauDau Southeast LA but maybe it works - Tangled Up in Blue - "working for awhile on a fishing boat right outside of Delacroix."In honor of Black History Month, Gender Studies is honored to present Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon's, Assist. Prof. of… https://t.co/aGDB9aEfYG
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2/13
2020
This is going to be an amazing event for my UA, Auburn, Mississippi State and others within driving distance, pleas… https://t.co/taczRs98IN
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2/8
2020
@LeifFredrickson I was waiting for an Acme anvil to fall on him.
2/4
2020
@TheGloryFires @slobberhose @jonbern @OutlawRedux Stay tuned, folks. I’ll finish this book one day.I'm looking forward to speaking about the military, country music, and some guy named Elvis tonight @RhodesCollege.… https://t.co/rCfgqmcbID
1/29
2020
The @msstatehistory Race & Popular Music class digs into the @msu_libraries Special Collections. We analyzed minstr… https://t.co/Lc8iW1ZK6RGot written up by UVA Today about my work in the Virginia Folklore Society archives with Daniel Bachman and Steven… https://t.co/Dtp9ux1VDI
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1/28
2020
Hey Memphis, please join us at @RhodesCollege this Wednesday for a lecture by historian @JM_Thompson on #Elvis, Mem… https://t.co/3UNoAJWTG4
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1/27
2020
Big thanks to @DeeDeeBaldwinMS, @ditch_lillies, & @msu_libraries for the Templeton Music Museum tour. Great way to… https://t.co/lwGfa8xwApYou can now preorder the newest book from one of our graduates! Dr. @laurenfturek's "'To Bring the Good News to A… https://t.co/P0ATNfB612
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1/23
2020
@edsbs It's a symbol of his individuality and belief in personal freedom.As we work toward prison abolition, we must continue to fight the current conditions of incarceration. People are d… https://t.co/4eTDbX1mhq
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonHey Memphis & other mid-South folks. Come hear me talk about Elvis, rockabilly, and the Cold War military next Wed… https://t.co/uFs2ssWG1Q @HilaryGreen77 For sure. I just used clips from Sorry to Bother You to teach about race and sound at MSU. So great… https://t.co/CFjsRhYkZg
1/22
2020
@HilaryGreen77 What?! I wish I had known. I would've made the trip from Starkville.
1/21
2020
SURVEY for all #twitterstorians: "Preparing History PhD Students for Careers Beyond Professorship"… https://t.co/loDRIlPjil
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1/19
2020
Gird Up, Get Up, and Grow Up: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II @RevDrBarber in conversation with Tim Tyson… https://t.co/PXhaAjMrSm
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonCan't wait to read this! https://t.co/h7zkC1MTZK @SouthernLaborSA Lots of Alabama songs, but this one says something about the southernization of working-class cult… https://t.co/iBuwLRMla0 @SouthernLaborSA One of the best songs about playing music as labor. https://t.co/Kcb3XjT5BB @SouthernLaborSA https://t.co/11O72VkT7s
1/16
2020
The #CFP has been extended for @SouthernLaborSA 2020 meeting to 2/15! Pls check out this doc if you're looking for… https://t.co/3YVJI68Ops
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1/10
2020
Are you a Golden Triangle resident with family incarcerated at one of Mississippi’s prisons and are worried about y… https://t.co/GINf2VHIBM
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1/6
2020
Bummed @BackStoryRadio will end this year. I was a fan before landing at @UVA & loved working for the show. Thanks… https://t.co/02kMdgNjfv
1/4
2019
@Starkville_PD @ochsms @COStarkville I think he belongs to @starkvegasSB
12/18
2019
Your annual reminder. https://t.co/plRk0aWH4O
12/11
2019
Want to help a vital organization that supports the study of the working life in the South and nurtures early caree… https://t.co/Ca3cQnh4KF
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12/9
2019
@GhostofParties nailed it @ALostrich @nickrkm @jonbern
12/4
2019
The Mississippi Civil Rights Zine Fest has been moved to the Grisham Room in @msu_libraries! Join us to browse the… https://t.co/wvmoWafRWW
Retweeted by Joseph ThompsonA great article about my friend and yours, @CharlesLHughes2 https://t.co/BuMacqK2AK
12/3
2019
@AshSpurge Adelaide Clemens on Rectify
11/27
2019

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