American Popular Music and its Business: Volume III: From 1909 to 1984
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American Popular Music and its Business: Volume III: From 1909 to 1984

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This volume focuses on developments in the music business in the twentieth century, including vaudeville, music boxes, the relationship of Hollywood to the music business, the "fall and rise" of the record business in the 1930s, new technology (TV, FM, and the LP record) after World War II, the dominance of rock-and-roll and the huge increase in the music business during the 1950s and 1960s, and finally the changing music business scene from 1967 to the present, especially regarding government regulations, music licensing, and the record business.show more

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  • Hardback | 740 pages
  • 164.3 x 242.3 x 40.9mm | 1,323.73g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195043111
  • 9780195043112

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'an indispensable source of information and work of reference' Richard Middleton, Music and Lettersshow more

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