After the Ball

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 1972 - Music - 324 pages
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(Limelight). An irreverent and engaging chronicle of popular music dating from the 1880s, when Tin Pan Alley was founded, to the present by a British-born songwriter and onetime pop star. "Brash, learned, funny, and perspicacious." The New Yorker
 

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Contents

How Pop Music Began
3
Ragtime
16
Inside Tin Pan Alley
41
Alleymen versus the Allemands
56
Introduction
75
Jazz
79
Records
96
Radio
108
Occupation
161
Naturalization
185
The Road to Rock
197
Rock n Roll
219
Meanwhile in Britain
242
How I Became a Rock n Roll Star
253
Thank You
295
Acknowledgments
299

Talkies
117
Songs and Singers
124
Swing
142
Invasion
153
Afterword
301
Index
311
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