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Classic American Popular Song By David Jenness

Classic American Popular Song by David Jenness

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Presents a history of the American popular and theatrical song after WWII and addresses the question such as: What happened to American popular song after 1950? Was there a decline in quality or quantity of pop song after 1950? Were the highly successful song who emerged after 1950 working in an antiquated style?

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Classic American Popular Song: The Second Half-Century, 1950-2000 by David Jenness

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Classic American Popular Song Reviews

"An excellent and much-needed contribution to the literature of American popular song."
-Phil Furia, University of North Carolina, author of "The Poets of Tin Pan Alley.

About David Jenness

David Jenness has performed as a pianist and singer, has been a music critic, and was president of the Kodaly Institute. As a historian of education, he is the author of Making Sense of Social Studies, among other works. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Donald Velsey is an architect by profession, and an amateur music historian. Beginning as a student at Yale and continuing thereafter, he has collected over 4000 American popular songs, many of them unpublished. He lives in Washington, DC.

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Classic American Popular Song: The Second Half-Century, 1950-2000 by David Jenness
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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