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American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 / Larry Starr, Christopher Waterman

Title:
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 / Larry Starr, Christopher Waterman
Additional Titles:
Previously published under: American popular music : from minstrelsy to MTV
Author:
Edition:
3rd ed
Format:
Book
Physical Details:
xix, 537 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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)
Subjects:
Popular music--United States--History and criticism
Genre/Form:
Popular music
Contributors:
Waterman, Christopher Alan, 1954-
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
Prado, Pérez, 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
Perez Prado Orchestra
Run-D.M.C. (Musical group)
Santana (Musical group)
Supremes (Musical group)
Temptations (Musical group)
Texas Playboys
Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra
Related Works:
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
Publisher:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Call Number:
ML3477 .S73 2010
ISBN:
9780195396300
0195396308
Publisher Number:
A760057 Sony Music Entertainment
A769959 Sony Music Entertainment
OCLC No:
432988449
Notes:
Accompanying compact discs include musical examples to support the text