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American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 /

Title:
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 /
Author:
Starr, Larry, author.
Format:
Book
Institution:
MCPHS Boston
Contents:
Timeline: 1760s-1899 -- Theme One: Listening -- Theme Two: Music and Identity (Individuality, Gender, and Race) -- Theme Three: Music and Technology -- Theme Four: The Music Business -- Theme Five: Centers and Peripheries -- Streams of Tradition: The Sources of Popular Music -- The Minstrel Show -- An Early Pop Songwriter: Stephen Foster -- Dance Music and Brass Bands -- The Birth of Tin Pan Alley -- The Ragtime Craze, 1896-1918 -- The Rise of the Phonograph -- Timeline: 1900-1945 -- Technology and the Music Business -- "Freak Dances": Turkey Trot and Tango -- James Reese Europe and the Castles -- Jazz as Popular Music: The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, the Creole Jazz Band, and Louis Armstrong -- Dance Music in the "Jazz Age" -- The Rise of Latin Dance Music: "El Manicero" -- Tin Pan Alley Song Form -- What Were Tin Pan Alley Songs About? -- What Makes a Song a "Standard"? -- Tin Pan Alley and Broadway -- Race Records -- Classic Blues -- Understanding Twelve-Bar Blues -- The Country Blues -- Blind Lemon Jefferson: The First Country Blues Star -- Robert Johnson: Standing at the Crossroad -- Early Country Music: Hillbilly Records -- Pioneers of Country Music: The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers -- Popular Music and the Great Depression -- Swing Music and American Culture -- Benny Goodman: "The King of Swing" -- Duke Ellington in the Swing Era -- Kansas City Swing: Count Basie -- Superstar of Swing: Glenn Miller -- Jazz Singers: The Boswell Sisters, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald -- Vocal Harmony Groups -- Country Music in the Swing Era: Roy Acuff, Singing Cowboys, and Western Swing -- Latin Music in the Swing Era -- ASCAP, the AFM, and the Decline of the Big Bands -- Timeline: 1946-1979 -- Popular Music and Technology in the Postwar Era -- The Rise of the Star Singers -- Urban Folk Music: The Weavers -

Online access:
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Library holdings:
MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
ML3477 .S73 2018Unavailable