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Author Emerson, Ken, 1948-

Title Always magic in the air : the bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building era / Ken Emerson.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    784.5 EME    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    781.64 EME    Available
Description xvi, 334 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-316), discography (p. [317]-320), and index.
The original cool cats -- A Broadway divided -- Lonely avenue -- "My daughter bought it, what are you going to do about it?" -- Partners in chutzpah -- The young lovers -- Putting the bomp in the bomp, bomp, bomp -- In the garden of Aldon -- "It was Jewish Latin" -- Baby talk -- At work in the Elvis atelier -- The magician and the mensch -- Selling out -- Seesaw -- Double trouble -- Golden girls -- "Somethin' died" -- Swinging London -- From the Monkees to Thomas Mann.
Subject Popular music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1951-1960 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Composers -- New York (State) -- New York.
Lyricists -- New York (State) -- New York.
ISBN 0670034568 : $25.95

 
    
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