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American Popular Music : New Approaches to the Twentieth Century

American Popular Music : New Approaches to the Twentieth Century - 01 edition

American Popular Music : New Approaches to the Twentieth Century - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9781558492684

ISBN10: 1558492682

American Popular Music : New Approaches to the Twentieth Century by Rachel  Ed. Rubin and Jeffrey  Ed. Melnick - ISBN 9781558492684
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: University of Massachusetts
Published: 2001
International: No
American Popular Music : New Approaches to the Twentieth Century by Rachel  Ed. Rubin and Jeffrey  Ed. Melnick - ISBN 9781558492684

ISBN13: 9781558492684

ISBN10: 1558492682

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01

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Author Bio

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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


Works Cited
Notes on Contributors
Index