Great men of American popular song; the history of the American popular song told through the lives, careers, achievements, and personalities of its foremost composers and lyricists--from William Billings of the Revolutionary War through Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Burt Bacharach. (Book, 1972) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Great men of American popular song; the history of the American popular song told through the lives, careers, achievements, and personalities of its foremost composers and lyricists--from William Billings of the Revolutionary War through Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Burt Bacharach.

Author: David Ewen
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ewen, David, 1907-1985.
Great men of American popular song.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1972]
(OCoLC)631977614
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ewen
ISBN: 0133641821 9780133641820
OCLC Number: 314128
Description: x, 404 pages 25 cm
Contents: From fuguing tunes to martial tunes: William Billings --
Songs with sentiment: Henry Russell --
Songs of the blackface minstrel: Dan Emmett --
Songs of the negro, 1: Stephen Foster --
Songs of the negro, 2: James A. Bland --
Songs of the Civil War, 1: George Frederick Root --
Songs of the Civil War, 2: Henry Clay Work --
Songs of the sentimental nineties: Paul Dresser --
Songs from Tin Pan Alley: Harry von Tilzer --
Songs from vaudeville: Gus Edwards --
Songs from operetta: Victor Herbert --
Songs from musical comedy, 1: George M. Cohan --
Songs with syncopation: Irving Berlin --
Songs with the blues, 1: W.C. Handy --
Songs from musical comedy, 2: Jerome Kern (and P.G. Wodehouse and Otto Harbach) --
Songs of the 1920's, 1: Vincent Youmans --
Songs of the 1920's, 2: De Sylva, Brown, and Henderson --
Songs of the 1920's and 1930's, 1: Geoge and Ira Gershwin --
Songs of the 1920's and 1930's, 2: Rodgers and Hart --
Songs of the 1920's and 1930's, 3: Cole Porter --
Songs from the little revues: Arthur Schwartz (and Howard Dietz) --
Songs with social significance: Harold Rome --
Songs with the blues, 2: Harold Arlen (and E.Y. Harburg and Johnny Mercer) --
Songs from World War II: Frank Loesser --
Songs from musical plays, 1: Rodgers and Hammerstein --
Songs from musical plays, 2: Lerner and Loewe --
Songs from the movies, 1: Harry Warren (and Al Dubin) --
Songs from the movies, 2: James Van Heusen (and Sammy Cahn) --
Songs from the movies, 3: Henry Mancini --
Songs of protest: Bob Dylan --
Songs with the Nashville sound: Johnny Cash --
Songs of the 1960's and 1970's: Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_245646
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