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|Description:||xiii, 507 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||American popular song (p.1) --
The all-time hit parade. A chronological listing (p.469) --
All-time best-selling popular recordings 1919-1966 (p.483) --
Some American performers of the past and present (and some of the songs with which they are identified) (p.497).
|Responsibility:||edited by David Ewen.|
Entries include "the names of the composers and lyricists, the circumstances surrounding the writing of the song, the basic facts of its performance history, the major productions on stage or screen where the song was heard, best-selling recordings ... [and] all historically accurate information that is of general interest and all relevant information about America's most famous popular songs have been included whenever possible"--Introduction, p. xi.
- Songs, English -- United States -- Bibliography.
- Songs, English -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
- Songs, English -- United States -- Discography.
- Popular music -- United States -- Bibliography.
- Popular music -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
- Popular music -- United States -- Discography.
- Popular music.
- Songs, English.
- United States.
- Popular music -- Bibliography -- United States
- Songs, English -- Bibliography -- United States