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American popular song lyricists oral histories, 1920s-1960s

Michael Whorf

American popular song lyricists oral histories, 1920s-1960s

by Michael Whorf

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interviews,
  • Popular music,
  • Lyricists,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Whorf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3477 .W56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238443M
    ISBN 109780786465385
    LC Control Number2012007268

      In recent years, the oral-history format has become such a ubiquitous presence in entertainment journalism that it's almost weird to see a day go . Developed as a teaching guide for junior high school social studies classes, this compilation features 57 songs, mainly about American history and culture. They are organized thematically, with topics including Colonial America, the Civil War, and frontier life. A section on "The World of Man".

    The following information is listed courtesy of Vincent dePaul Lupiano (author, along with Ken Sayers, of It Was a Very Good Year, (Holbrook, MA: Bob Adams, Inc., / Mr. Lupiano is the copyright holder for Julius Mattfeld's "Variety Music Cavalcade" A Chronology of Vocal and Instrumental Music Popular in the United States (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, ), where the. Michael Whorf has written: 'American popular song lyricists oral histories, ss' -- subject(s): Interviews, Popular music, Lyricists, History and criticism 'American popular song composers.

    of American popular music. Irish, Scottish, and Italian songs also inluenced early American popular music. Copies of homas Moore’s multivolume collection o. Irish Melodies. were widely circu lated in the United States, and Scot tish songs such as “Auld Lang Syne” also enjoyed wide popularity. By the irst decades of the 19th century, the. When a song becomes a hit, a lot of credit is due to the lyricists and songwriters for writing the words that touch the listeners’ hearts and kindle their imagination. A lyricist should be able to use words that complement the music and capture the essence of what the song seeks to convey.


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