Hit songs, 1900-1955: American popular music of the pre-rock era

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McFarland, Apr 2, 2007 - Music - 546 pages
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This is a chronology of the most famous songs from the years before rock ?n? roll. The top hits for each year are described, including vital information such as song origin, artist(s), and chart information. For many songs, the author includes any web or library holdings of sheet music covers, musical scores, and free audio files. An extensive collection of biographical sketches follows, providing performing credits, relevant professional awards, and brief biographies for hundreds of the era's most popular performers, lyricists, and composers. Includes an alphabetical song index and bibliography.

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Contents

Preface
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19151919
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1920 to 1929
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