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Love for Sale

Pop Music in America

Love for Sale( )
Author: Hajdu, David
Seroy, Jeffrey
ISBN:978-0-374-17053-0
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

David Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of pop music, in an unexpected place - not with nostalgic reminiscences of the 45s of his youth but with the sheet-music era at the end of the nineteenth century. It was not so much the beginning of popular music - many songs were already popular - as it was the beginning of the popular music industry. And if he's going to understand what his 45s meant to him, this is the place to start: the rise of Tin Pan Alley, of minstrelsy, of...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.126 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:1.17 Pounds
Author Biography
Hajdu, David (Author)
David Hajdu is the author of the award-winning "Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn" (FSG, 1996, North Point Press, 1997). Lately he has written for "The New York Times Magazine", "The New York Review of Books"; & "Vanity Fair". He lives in New York City.

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