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Music in the air : America's changing tastes in popular music, 1920-1980 / by Philip K. Eberly.

New York : Hastings House, [1982] .
ISBN 9780803847439, 0803847432

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Subjects Geschichte (1920-1980)
Musique populaire -- États-Unis -- Histoire et critique.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Popular music.
Radio -- Auditeurs.
Radio and music -- United States.
Radio and music.
Radio audiences.
Radio et musique -- États-Unis.
United States.
Volkstümliche Musik.
Series Communication arts books.
Description viii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Discography: pages 394-396.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-360) and index.
Contents Part one : Tuning in and turning on (1920-1929) -- First notes from space : the music box terrestrial -- Coast-to-coast -- Direct from Broadway and Harlem -- Part two : Idols of the airlanes (1930-1947) -- Bandstand USA -- Canned music -- Swing -- Crooners, singers and other voices -- Smoke rings -- "Your Hit Parade" -- Comedy with music -- Part three : A declaration of independents (1948-1954) -- Network fade-out -- Playing it by ear -- Music and news -- Part four : Born again (1955-1980) -- Rock, roll and Top 40 -- FM and the format explosion -- Country goes to town -- Pilots of the airwaves -- The book of numbers -- Program doctors and syndicators -- Part five : Tune in tomorrow -- Formats for the future -- Notes from outer space : the music box celestial.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8451522
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Eberly, Philip K.
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