American Popular Music New Approaches to the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 1558492682

ISBN-13: 9781558492684

Edition: 2001

Authors: Rachel Rubin, Jeffrey Melnick

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 5/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Rachel Rubinis associate professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is author ofJewish Gangsters of Modern Literature.

Jeffrey Melnick is Associate Professor of American Studies at Babson College. He is author of A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song and Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South .

Introduction: The Work of Popular Music
They Work Hard for Their Money: The Business of Popular Music
Tin Pan Alley and the Black-Jewish Nation
How I Got to Memphis: The Blues and the Study of American Culture
Listening to Jazz
Sing Me Back Home: Nostalgia, Bakersfield, and Modern Country Music
Off the Charts: Outrage and Exclusion in the Eruption of Rock and Roll
Another Man Is Beating My Time: Gender and Sexuality in Rhythm and Blues
One Hundred Years of Black Gospel Quartet Singing
Contextualizing Rap
The Folk Revival: Beyond Child's Canon and Sharp's Song Catching
Polka Contrabandista: Mexican Ballads in the Modern Age
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