American popular music: a reference guide

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Greenwood Press, Aug 1, 1983 - Music - 212 pages
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"The only available in-depth reference guide' to American popular music, this should be joyously welcomed by all students of the field. . . . Highly recommended for most reference collections." Library Journal

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Contents

American Popular Music in General
3
Biography and History
13
Sociology and Technology
19
Bibliography
30
Before the Twentieth Century
42
Tin Pan Alley Dance Bands Broadway
55
Dance Bands
61
Hollywood
71
The Blues and Black Popular Music
85
Ragtime and Jazz
101
Country and Folk Music
137
Rock
154
APPENDIX A SOME SIGNIFICANT DATES IN THE HISTORY
185
INDEX
195
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