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Walk On By (2001)
by Alan Lewens
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823084361, Paperback)From George M. Cohan to The Beatles . . . “Danny Boy” to “My Heart Will Go On” . . . Popular Song presents a lavishly illustrated, in-depth look at 100 of the most influential popular songs of the twentieth century.
Here are the legendary songwriters and performers who have changed the course of musical history with a song. From the origination and evolution of recorded music with Thomas Edison’s breakthrough cylinder recordings to the birth of the modern music business, from London’s West End to New York’s Broadway musicals, readers will learn about the most influential songs from ragtime, country, rock, rap, and more. Popular Song also celebrates the arrangers, session musicians, publishers, producers, and many others on both sides of the Atlantic who helped make the music so memorable and influential.
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