Popular Music in America And the Beat Goes On

ISBN-10: 0534555349
ISBN-13: 9780534555344
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Michael Campbell
List price: $119.95
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List price: $119.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

This refreshingly current, best-selling text provides a highly readable, chronological examination of the roots and history of American popular music, from 1840 to the present. The focus is on the development of style-oriented listening skills; the heritage and diversity of popular music; the underlying kinship among its many styles; and the evolution of popular music from minstrel show music to rap and alternative. This refreshingly current, best-selling text provides a highly readable, chronological examination of American popular music's roots and history, from 1840 to the present. The focus is on basic music fundamentals as well as the elements of each style; the heritage and diversity of popular music; the underlying kinship among its many styles; and different styles' movement from "outsider" to "mainstream" status. The text's opening chapter introduces students to the elements of popular music through two familiar musical examples. The text is available with an exclusive, high-quality 3-CD set that contains a variety of recordings from the early twentieth century to the present. Each selection discussed in depth in the text is available on the CD set. When packaged with the text, the CDs are available at a substantial discount.

The Elements and Identity of Popular Music
Listening Guide: "Standing Around Crying," Muddy Waters; performed
Listening Guide: "Maybellene," Chuck Berry; performed
Popular Music in the Nineteenth Century
Listening Guide: "Old Joe Clark," traditional, performed
Listening Guide: "De Boatmen's Dance," Dan Emmett; performed
Listening Guide: "Old Folks at Home," Stephen Foster; performed
Listening Guide: "Take Me out to the Ball Game," music
The Emergence of African-American Music
Listening Guide: "Maple Leaf Rag," Scott Joplin; performed
Listening Guide: "Hell Hound on My Trail," Robert Johnson; performed
Listening Guide: "Empty Bed Blues," Bessie Smith; performed
Listening Guide: "Dippermouth Blues," King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band; performed
The Modern Era in Popular Music
Listening Guide: "Charleston," James P
Johnson; performed
Listening Guide: "Sunday," Clifford Gray and J
Fred Coots; performed
Listening Guide: "Rhapsody in Blue", George Gershwin; performed
Listening Guide: "West End Blues," Louis Armstrong; performed
Listening Guide: "After You've Gone," Henry Creamer and Turner Layton; performed
Swing and Sweet
Listening Guide: "Cheek to Cheek," Irving Berlin; performed
Listening Guide: "Wrappin' It Up," Fletcher Henderson; performed
Listening Guide: "Chattanooga Choo Choo," Glenn Miller; performed
Listening Guide: "Heart and Soul," Frank Loesser and Hoagy Carmichael; performed
Listening Guide: "All of Me," Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks; performed
Listening Guide: "Ko-ko," Edward "Duke" Ellington; performed
Listening Guide: "Taking A Chance on Love," Vernon Duke; performed
Musical Theater
Listening Guide: "Yankee Doodle Boy," George M
Cohan; performed
Listening Guide: "Ol' Man River," Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II; performed
Listening Guide: "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II; performed
Listening Guide: "Cool," lyrics
Listening Guide: "Another Hundred People," Stephen Sondheim (Rock-Era Musical Theater)
Country and Folk Music, 1920-1955
Listening Guide: "The Prisoner's Song," traditional; performed
Listening Guide: "Blue Yodel No
11," traditional; performed
Listening Guide: "Steel Guitar Rag," Bob Wills; performed
Listening Guide: "Do-Re-Mi," Woody Guthrie; performed
Listening Guide: "It's Mighty Dark to Travel," Bill Monroe; performed
Listening Guide: "Your Cheatin' Heart," Hank Williams; performed
Listening Guide: "This Land is Your Land," Woody Guthrie; performed by The Weavers (Popular Folk Song)
Latin Music in the United States
Listening Guide: "El Manisero" ("The Peanut Vendor"), Don Azpiaz?; performed
Listening Guide: "Begin the Beguine," Cole Porter; performed
Listening Guide: "Complicacion," Tito Puente; performed
Listening Guide: "The Girl from Ipanema," Antonio Carlos Jobim; performed
Listening Guide: "Oblivion," Astor Piazzolla; performed
Listening Guide: "En el Cielo no Hay Cerveza" Flaco Jimenez; performed
Rhythm And Blues and Rock 'n' Roll, 1945-1960
Listening Guide: "Choo-Choo-Ch-Boogie," Louis Jordan; performed
Listening Guide: "Roll 'Em, Pete," Joe Turner and Pete Johnson; performed
Listening Guide: "Rock Around The Clock," Bill Haley; performed
Listening Guide: "Johnny B
Goode," Chuck Berry' performed
Listening Guide: "Not Fade Away," Buddy Holly; performed
Listening Guide: "Bo Diddley," Bo Diddley; performed
Listening Guide: "I Only Have Eyes For You," Al Dubin and Harry Warren; performed by The Flamingos (Doo-Wop)
Listening Guide: "Charlie Brown," The Coasters; performed by The Coasters (1950s Rhythm and Blues)
Listening Guide: "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow," Carole King and Gerry Goffin; performed by The Shirelles (1960s Girl Group)
The Rock Revolution: Rock And Soul in the 1960S
Listening Guide: "Pretty Woman," Roy Orbison; performed
Listening Guide: "Subterranean Homesick Blues," Bob Dylan; performed
Listening Guide: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield; performed
Listening Guide: "I Saw Her Standing There," The Beatles; performed
Listening Guide: "Get Back," The Beatles; performed
Listening Guide: "Cold Sweat" excerpt, James Brown and Albert Ellis; performed
Listening Guide: "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," Sylvester Stewart; performed by Sly and the Family Stone (Proto-Funk)
Listening Guide: "The Look of Love," Burt Bacharach and Hal David; performed
Rock and Rhythm and Blues in the 1970S
Listening Guide: "Where Is the Love," Ralph McDonald and William Salter; performed
Counterpoint: New Trends of the Late 1970S
Listening Guide: "The Harder They Come," Jimmy Cliff; performed
Listening Guide: "Tear the Roof off the Sucker (Give up the Funk)," George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, and Jerome Brailey; performed
Listening Guide: "Shining Star," Maurice White, Philip Bailey, and Larry Dunn; performed
Listening Guide: "Y.M.C.A.," Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo, and Victor Willis; performed by The Village People (Disco)
Country and Beyond: The Roots and Fruits of Folk Music
Listening Guide: "Okie from Muskogee," Merle Haggard; performed
Listening Guide: "He Stopped Loving Her Today," Billy Braddock and Claude Putnam; performed
Listening Guide: "Duke and Cookie," performed
Listening Guide: "Boil the Breakfast Early" traditional; performed by The Chieftains (Celtic Music)
Listening Guide: "Zydeco Gris-Gris," traditional; performed
Rock and Black Music Since 1980 Listening Guide: "Nude Photo," Derrick May; performed
Listening Guide: "1 Million Bottlebags," Ridenhour, Robertz, G Wiz, and Depper; performed
Listening Guide: "Don't Want to Be a Fool," Luther Vandross and Marcus Miller; performed
Listening Guide: "Itche Koutche," Ang?lique Kidjo and Branford Marsalis; performed
Listening Guide: "Yarum Praise Song"/"Niles," Fra Fra Tribesmen/Cornelius Claudio Kreusch; performed

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