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text The B-side : the death of Tin Pan Alley and the rebirth of the great American song

Summary
"Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it's a bit less widely understood that in about 1950, this stream of great songs more or less dried up. All of a sudden, what came over the radio wasn't Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, but "Come ... Read more
Contents
Prologue. Premises, premises -- Mr. Miller and Mr. Schwartz, 1954 -- I get a kick out of you, 1885-1933 -- Jukebox Saturday night, 1925-1942 -- As time goes by, 1941-1948 -- What happened to the music? 1946-1954 -- Brill Building boys, and girl, 1... Read more
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310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Publisher
Riverhead Books 2015

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