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Sentimental journey
Marvin E. Paymer

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Sentimental journey
intimate portraits of America's great popular songs, 1920-1945
by Marvin E. Paymer ; illustrations by Peter Manchester.

Published 1999 by Two Bytes Pub. in Darien, CT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Act I. The Roaring Twenties: A gentle nostalgia (1920) ; Jazz and speakeasies (1921) ; Faraway places (1922) ; In search of novelty (1923) ; Birth of the modern song (1924) ; Flappers and floozies (1925) ; Frivolous pursuits (1926) ; The play's the thing (1927) ; Making whoopee (1928) ; What goes up must go down (1929)
Act II. The Depression years: A cornucopia of standards (1930) ; Looking for the light (1931) ; Love in the cruelest year (1932) ; A new beginning (1933) ; Mobsters and movie houses (1934) ; The great escape ; (1935) ; Jitterbugs and Juke Boxes (1936) ; Swinging and swaying (1937) ; Martians and hurricanes (1938) ; Hollywood's finest year (1939)
Act III. The war years: Darkening clouds (1940) ; America at war (1941) ; Make believe ballroom (1942) ; A certain longing (1943) ; Bobby soxers and singing stars (1944) ; The end of an era (1945)
Epilogue: What happened to America's popular songs?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-520) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
782.42164/0973
Library of Congress
ML3477 .P39 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 538 p. :
Number of pages
538

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3965109M
LC Control Number
2001269941
OCLC/WorldCat
45357972

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