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  1. a term applied to musical works or performers appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical tastes, or genres

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  2. music that has commercial success with audiences beyond that of its particular genre

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  3. If the second chart is a pop chart, such as a "Hot 100" list, the work is not a crossover since the pop charts only track popularity and do not constitute a separate genre

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  4. In some contexts the Term "crossover" can have negative connotations, implying the watering-down of a music's distinctive qualities to accommodate to mass tastes

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  5. For example, in the early years of rock and roll, many songs originally recorded by African-American musicians were re-recorded by white artists (such as Pat Boone) in a more toned-down style (often with changed lyrics) that lacked the hard edge of t

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