Breaking Records

Breaking Records : 100 Years of Hits

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 505g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138870234
  • 9781138870239

About William Ruhlmann

William Ruhlmann is a well-known writer on American popular music, and a regular contributor to several journals and trade magazines devoted to pop music history and culture. He was a consulting editor to Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Centennial Edition, and has authored several books on popular music performers, including Barbra Streisand and Chicago. He resides in New York City.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The 1900s, The Birth of the Recording Industry Chapter 2 The 1910s, Stage, Sheet Music, and Disc: A New Synergy Chapter 3 The 1920s, The Jazz Age Chapter 4, The 1930s Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Chapter 5 War at Home, War Abroad Chapter 6 The 1950s, All Shook Up Chapter 7 The 1960s, The Rock Invation Chapter 8 The 1970s, The Balkanization of Popular Music Chapter 9 The 1980s, The Rise of the Music Video Star Chapter 10 The 1990s, The Digital Revolution Beginsshow more