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Author Rachlin, Harvey, author.

Title Song and system : the making of American pop music / Harvey Rachlin.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  781.6409 RAC    Available
Order cancelled for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxxvi, 290 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index.
Contents The dawn of pop -- Pop in the alley -- Booze, airwaves and celluloid spark the biz -- The road to rock and roll -- Screaming for Elvis and the Beatles -- A golden age of pop hits -- Disco fever and music video fervor -- The boom of streaming -- The rise of hip hop and rap -- A new age of pop star -- A hierarchy of popular songs -- Pop goes the future.
Summary "Growing in tandem with each other, pop music and the business of creating and distributing it have become a relationship that defines modern cultural history. This book not only charts the music that we all know and love but also reveals our active participation in its development throughout generations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Sound recording industry -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781538112120 hardcover
1538112124 hardcover
9781538112137 electronic book

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