American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years, Volume III: From 1900-1984 (American Popular Music & Its Business #3) (Hardcover)

American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years, Volume III: From 1900-1984 (American Popular Music & Its Business #3) By Russell Sanjek Cover Image
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This volume focuses on developments in the music business in the twentieth century, including vaudeville, music boxes, the relationship of Hollywood to the music business, the "fall and rise" of the record business in the 1930s, new technology (TV, FM, and the LP record) after World War II, the dominance of rock-and-roll and the huge increase in the music business during the 1950s and 1960s, and finally the changing music business scene from 1967 to the present, especially regarding government regulations, music licensing, and the record business.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780195043112
ISBN-10: 0195043111
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 28th, 1988
Pages: 750
Language: English
Series: American Popular Music & Its Business