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Author Barnet, Richard D., 1949-

Title The story behind the song : 150 songs that chronicle the 20th century / Richard D. Barnet, Bruce Nemerov, and Mayo R. Taylor.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  782.42 Barnet    PHS NOT AVAILABLE  NO HOLDS AT PHS
Description ix, 318 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-278) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- 1900-1909 : the decade of opportunity -- 1910-1919 : America joins the global community -- 1920-1929 : gin, jazz and women's rights -- 1930-1939 : a new way of dealing with the Depression -- 1940-1949 : swinging into a Second World War -- 1950-1959 : teens rock the boat -- 1960-1969 : war in the streets and overseas -- 1970-1979 : war, Watergate, and disco -- 1980-1989 : MTV and Reaganomics -- 1990-1999 : the end of the second millenium.
Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States -- 20th century.
Added Author Nemerov, Bruce.
Taylor, Mayo R.
ISBN 0313319766 (hbk)

 
    
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