American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century

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Designed as a broad introductory survey, and written by experts in the field, this book examines the rise of American music over the past hundred years -- the period in which that music came into its own and achieved unprecedented popularity. Beginning with a look at music as a business, eleven essays explore a variety of popular musical genres, including Tin Pan Alley, blues, jazz, country, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, folk, rap, and Mexican American corridos. Reading these essays, we come to see that the forms ...

American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century 2001, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558492684

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American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century 2001, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558492677

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