Yesterdays: Popular Song in America

By: Charles Hamm

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5th printing of the 1883 Norton paperback edtion. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) Listen, Listen to the Voice of Love: or, British Concert and Stage Music in Early America -- 2.) The Wounded Hussar: or, The First Songs Written in America -- 3.) Erin, the Tear and the Smile in Thine Eyes: or, Thomas Moore's Irish Melodies in America -- 4.) Hear Me, Norma: or, Bel Canto Comes to America: Italian Opera as Popular Song -- 5.) The Minstrel's Return'd from the War: or, The First American Songwriters -- 6.) Jim Crow: or, The Music of the Early American Minstrel Show -- 7.) If I Were a Voice: or, The Hutchinson Family and Popular Song As Political and Social Protest -- 8.) Come Back to Erin: or, More Gems from the British Isles -- 9.) When the Swallows Homeward Fly: or, German Song in Nineteenth-Century America -- 10.) Old Folks at Home: or, The Songs of Stephen Foster -- 11.) All Quiet Along the Potomac: or, Songs of the Civil War -- 12.) The Old Home Ain't What It Used to Be: or, American Song in the Postwar Years -- 13.) After the Ball; or, The Birth of Tin Pan Alley -- 14.) It's Only a Paper Moon: or, the Golden Years of Tin Pan Alley -- 15.) Rock Around the Clock: or, the Rise of Rock 'n' Roll -- 16.) Sympathy for the Devil: or, The Age of Rock -- * Epilogue: The Seventies and Beyond -- * Appendix 1: Most Popular Songs in America Printed before 1800 -- * Appendix 2: The Most Popular Songs in America, 1801-1825 -- * Appendix 3: Stephen Foster's List of Royalties Received for Various of His Songs, to 1857 -- * Appendix 4: The Top-Selling Foreign Songs in America in 1870 -- * Appendix 5: Top Forty: The Most Often Recorded Songs in America, 1900-1950 -- * Appendix 6: Variety Magazine's Golden 100 Tin Pan Alley Songs, 1918-1935 -- * Appendix 7: The Top Songs on Your Hit Parade, 1935-1958.

Title: Yesterdays: Popular Song in America

Author Name: Charles Hamm

Categories: Music,

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: March 1983

ISBN Number: 0393300625

ISBN Number 13: 9780393300628

Size: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 81554