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A passion for polka : old-time ethnic music in America

Author: Victor R Greene
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Songs by the Andrews Sisters and Lawrence Welk blasted from phonographs, lilted over the radio, and dazzled television viewers across the country. This book traces the popularization of old-time  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor R Greene
ISBN: 0520075846 9780520075849
OCLC Number: 25246359
Awards: Association for Recorded Sound Collections award, 1993.
Description: xi, 355 pages, 25 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface (p.vii) --
Introduction (p.1) --
Ethnic music and American band music (p.15) --
Italian bands and American popular music (p.31) --
The rise of the ethnic music business, 1900-1920 (p.47) --
Record companies discover the ethnic groups, 1900-1930 (p.70) --
Immigrant entertainers fashion their audience (p.90) --
Hard times and ethnic old-time in the crossover age, 1930-1940 (p.113) --
Regional crossover bands, I : Texas and Minnesota, 1930-1950 (p.140) --
Regional crossover bands, II : Wisconsin and Cleveland, 1930-1950 (p.162). Contents (cont.): Americanized Scandinavian and Polish Bands: New York and the East, 1930-1960 (p.180) --
Ethnic music becomes popular music, 1940-1960 (p.207) --
Frankie Yankovic: The Polka King when polka was king (p.229) --
Epilogue (p.243) --
Notes (p.251) --
Bibliographic essay (p.323) --
Index (p.335).
Responsibility: Victor Greene.
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