American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 /

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Oxford University Press,, New York, NY, United States, p.xxvi, 660 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01071422, fast, History and criticism., Popular music, Popular music., United States


Includes bibliographical references and index.Timeline : 1760s-1899 -- Themes and streams of American popular music -- "After the ball" : popular music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- Timeline : 1900-1945 -- "Catching as the small-pox" : social dance and jazz, 1917-1935 -- "I Got Rhythm" : the golden age of tin pan alley song, 1920s and 1930s -- "St. Louis Blues" : race records and hillbilly music, 1920s and 1930s -- "In the Mood" : the swing era, 1935-1945 -- Timeline : 1946-1979 -- "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, salsa, punk, funk, and rap, 1970s -- Timeline : 1980-today -- The 1980s : digital technology, MTV, and the popular mainstream -- "Smells like Teen Spirit" : hip-hop, alternative music, and the entertainment business -- The internet age, 2000-."This is an introductory text for undergraduates taking courses in the history of American popular music"--