ISBN13:978-1558492684 ISBN10: 1558492682 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1558492677 ISBN10: 1558492674
Edition/Copyright: 01 Cover: Paperback Publisher: University of Massachusetts Published: 05/08/2001 International: No
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Rubin, Rachel (Ed.) : University of Massachusetts Boston
Rachel Rubin is assistant professor of American studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and author of Jewish Gangsters of Modern Literature.
Melnick, Jeffrey (Ed.) : Babson College
Jeffrey Melnick is assistant professor of American studies at Babson College and author of A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song.
"American Popular Music is an important contribution. . . . There is no volume of this breadth currently available. It will be an invaluable research, reference, and teaching tool that I will use in my own courses and writing."
--Farah Jasmine Griffin, University of Pennsylvania
"This is a fine, eclectic group of original essays. . . . The writing is good; the book is readable. This volume will be quite useful in courses on American popular music, American studies, and American history."
--Barbara Tischler, author of An American Music: The Search for an American Musical Identity
University of Massachusetts Press Web Site, August, 2002
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Acknowledgments Introduction: The Work of Popular Music Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick
I. They Work Hard for Their Money: The Business of Popular Music David Sanjek
II. Tin Pan Alley and the Black-Jewish Nation Jeffrey Melnick
III. How I got to Memphis: The Blues and the Study of American Culture James Smethurst
IV. Listening to Jazz Geoffrey Jacques
V. Sing Me Back Home: Nostalgia, Bakersfield, and Modern Country Music Rachel Rubin
VI. Off the Charts: Outrage and Exclusion in the Eruption of Rock and Roll Rebee Garofalo
VII. Another Man is Beating My Time: Gender and Sexuality in Rhythm and Blues Mark Anthony Neal
VIII. One Hundred Years of Black Gospel Quartet Singing Kip Lornell
IX. Contextualizing Rap Gail Hilson Woldu
X. The Folk Revival: Beyond Child's Canon and Sharp's Song Catching Millie Rahn
XI. Polka Contrabandista: Mexican Ballads in the Modern Age Elijah Wald
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