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Author Starr, Larry.
Title American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 / Larry Starr, Christopher Waterman.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Music & Media Reserves - books/scores  ML3534.3 .S73 2010    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xix, 537 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Accompanying compact discs include musical examples to support the text.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 494-495) and index.
Contents Themes and streams of American popular music -- "After the ball" : popular music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- "Catching as the small-pox" : social dance and jazz, 1917-1935 -- "I got rhythm" : the golden age of Tin Pan Alley song -- "St. Louis blues" : race records and hillbilly music -- "In the mood" : the swing era, 1935-1945 -- "Choo choo ch'boogie" : the postwar era, 1946-1954 -- "Rock around the clock" : rock 'n' roll, 1954-1959 -- "Good vibrations" : American pop and the British invasion, 1960s -- "Blowin' in the wind" : country, soul, urban folk, and the rise of rock, 1960s -- The 1970s : rock music, disco, and the popular mainstream -- Outsiders' music : progressive country, reggae, punk, funk, and rap, 1970s -- The 1980s : digital technology, MTV, and the popular mainstream -- "Smells like teen spirit" : hip-hop, "alternative" music, and the entertainment business -- Conclusion.
CD 1. Jeanie with the light brown hair (Thomas Hampson) -- Castle House rag (Europe's Society Orchestra) -- Tiger rag (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) -- El Manicero (Don Azpiazú and his Havana Casino Orchestra) -- My blue heaven (Gene Austin) -- April showers, 1921 version (Al Jolson) -- April showers, 1932 version (Al Jolson) -- St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) -- That black snake moan (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Gospel ship (The Carter Family) -- Blue yodel no. 2 (Jimmie Rodgers) -- Wrappin' it up : the Lindy glide (Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra) -- Taking a chance on love (Benny Goodman) -- Paper doll (The Mills Brothers) -- In the mood (Glenn Miller and His Orchestra) -- New San Antonio rose (Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys) -- Brazil (Xavier Cugat and his Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra) -- Nancy with the laughing face (Frank Sinatra) -- Mambo no. 5 (Perez Prado and his Orchestra) -- Choo choo ch' boogie (Louis Jordan) -- Hoochie coochie man (Muddy Waters) -- Mama, he treats your daughter mean (Ruth Brown) -- Hound dog (Big Mama Thornton) -- It's mighty dark to travel (Bill Monroe) -- Maybellene (Chuck Berry).
CD 2. Shake, rattle and roll (Joe Turner) -- Shake, rattle and roll (Bill Haley and His Comets) -- Sh-boom : life could be a dream (The Chords) -- Sh-boom : life could be a dream (The Crew Cuts) -- Mystery train (Little Junior's Blue Flames) -- Mystery train (Elvis Presley) -- Long tall Sally (Little Richard) -- Don't be cruel (Elvis Presley) -- La bamba (Ritchie Valens) -- Charlie Brown (The Coasters) -- My girl (The Temptations) -- You can't hurry love (The Supremes) -- Good vibrations (Beach Boys) -- Watermelon man (Mongo Santamaria) -- El watusi (Ray Barretto) -- Papa's got a brand new bag, part 1 (James Brown) -- Respect (Aretha Franklin) -- Like a rolling stone (Bob Dylan) -- Oye como va (Santana) -- Bad girls (Donna Summer) -- Pedro Navaja (Willie Colón and Rubén Blades) -- The message (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five) -- Walk this way (Run-D.M.C. featuring Aerosmith).
Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Related Names Waterman, Christopher Alan, 1954- Author.
Austin, Gene, 1900-1972.
Azpiazu, Don.
Barretto, Ray.
Berry, Chuck.
Blades, Rubén.
Brown, James, 1933-2006.
Brown, Ruth, 1928-2006.
Colón, Willie, 1950-
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990.
Dylan, Bob, 1941-
Franklin, Aretha.
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986.
Grandmaster Flash.
Haley, Bill, 1925-1981.
Hampson, Thomas.
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952.
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929.
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975.
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950.
Little Richard, 1932-
Merman, Ethel.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996.
Pérez Prado, 1916-1989.
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933.
Santamaria, Mongo.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937.
Summer, Donna.
Thornton, Big Mama.
Turner, Joe, 1911-1985.
Valens, Ritchie, 1941-1959.
Wills, Bob, 1905-1975.
Aerosmith (Musical group)
Beach Boys.
Blue Flames (Musical group : Junior Parker)
Chords (Musical group)
Carter Family (Musical group)
Coasters (Musical group)
Comets (Musical group)
Crew-Cuts (Musical group)
Europe's Society Orchestra.
Furious Five (Musical group)
Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Havana Casino Orchestra.
Mills Brothers.
Muddy Waters Blues Band.
Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Pérez Prado Orchestra.
Run-D.M.C. (Musical group)
Santana (Musical group)
Supremes (Musical group)
Temptations (Musical group)
Texas Playboys.
Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra.
Related Titles Jeanie with the light brown hair.
Castle House rag.
Tiger rag.
Manicero.
My blue heaven.
April showers.
St. Louis blues.
That black snake moan.
Gospel ship.
Blue yodel no. 2.
Wrappin' it up (The Lindy glide)
Taking a chance on love.
Paper doll.
In the mood.
New San Antonio Rose.
Brazil.
Nancy (With the laughing face)
Mambo no. 5.
Choo choo ch' boogie.
Hoochie coochie man.
Mama, he treats your daughter mean.
Hound dog.
It's mighty dark to travel.
Maybellene.
Shake, rattle and roll.
Sh-boom (Life could be a dream)
Mystery train.
Long tall Sally.
That'll be the day.
Don't be cruel.
La bamba.
Charlie Brown.
My girl.
You can't hurry love.
Good vibrations.
Watermelon man.
Watusi.
Papa's got a brand new bag, part 1.
Respect.
Like a rolling stone.
Oye como va.
Bad girls.
Pedro Navaja.
Message.
Walk this way.
Related To Online version: Starr, Larry. American popular music from minstrelsy to MP3. 3rd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 (OCoLC)639483474
ISBN 9780195396300 (pbk.)
0195396308 (pbk.)
Publisher # A760057 Sony Music Entertainment
A769959 Sony Music Entertainment
OCLC number 432988449