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 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.


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  Acuff, Roy (Claxton) (b. 1903 d. 1992)   composer, country music singer
  Albee, Edward Franklin (b. 1857 d. 1930)   vaudeville impresario
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Arnold, Eddy (b. 1918)   country music singer, guitar
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Beck, Martin (a. 1893)   vaudeville impresario
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Berliner, Emil (b. 1851 d. 1929)   inventor
  Bolden, Buddy [Charles King] (b. 1877 d. 1931)   cornet, bandleader
  Bolton, Guy (Reginald) (b. 1884 d. 1979)   librettist
  Brand, Oscar (b. 1920)   composer, lyricist
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carson, Fiddling John (b. 1868 d. 1949)   pioneer hillbilly fiddle player, recording artist
  Carson, John (b. 1868 d. 1949)   cy fid, singer
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Cash, Johnny (b. 1932)   guitar, country music singer
  Clark, Dick [Richard Wagstaff] (b. 1929)   TV personality, rock music promoter
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Crosby, Bing (b. 1904 d. 1977)   singer
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Dreyfus, Max (b. 1874 d. 1964)   music publisher, composer
  Edison, Thomas (Alva) (b. 1847 d. 1931)   inventor
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Epstein, Brian (Samuel) (b. 1934 d. 1967)   manager of the Beatles
  Everly, Don [Isaac Donald] (b. 1937)   singer
  Everly, Phil (b. 1939)   composer, guitar
  Feist, Leo (b. 1869 d. 1930)   music publisher
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Gallilland, Henry (a. 1922)   fiddle, pioneer country music recording artist
  Garland, Judy (b. 1922 d. 1969)   musicisti, singer
  Gershwin, George (b. 1898)   author, cast
  Gershwin, Ira (b. 1896 d. 1983)   author, composer
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Guthrie, Woody [Woodrow Wilson] (b. 1912 d. 1967)   cast, composer
  Haley, Bill (b. 1925 d. 1981)   piano, rock & roll singer
  Hambitzer, Charles (a. 1916)   composer, musician
  Hammerstein, Oscar (Greeley Clendenning) (b. 1895 d. 1960)   cast, composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harms, Thomas Brush (b. 1860 d. 1906)   music publisher
  Harris, Sam H. (b. 1872 d. 1941)   director, producer
  Harrison, George (b. 1943)   alto saxophone, singer
  Hart, Lorenz (Milton) (b. 1895 d. 1943)   cast, director
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Holly, Buddy (b. 1936 d. 1959)   rock & roll singer, vocals
  Jackson, Michael (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  Jolson, Al (b. >1886 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Keith, Benjamin Franklin (a. 1883)   vaudeville impresario
  Keppard, Freddie (b. 1889 d. 1933)   cornet
  Kern, Jerome (David) (b. 1885 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  Lennon, John (Winston Ono) (b. 1940 d. 1980)   author, composer
  Loew, Marcus (a. 1906)   vaudeville impresario
  Lombardo, Guy [Gaetano Alberto] (b. 1902 d. 1977)   bandleader, director
  Lopez, Vincent (b. 1898 d. 1975 a. 1922-1939)   bandleader, cast
  Macon, Uncle Dave (b. 1870 d. 1952)   banjo, country music singer
  Madonna (b. 1959)   rock singer, songwriter
  Marks, Edward Bennett (b. 1865 d. 1945)   music publisher
  McCartney, Paul [James Paul] (b. 1942)   author, composer
  Miller, Glen [Alton Glen] (b. 1904 d. 1944)   accordion, bandleader
  Mills, Irving (b. 1884 d. 1985)   cast, composer
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Murdock, John J.   vaudeville impresario
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Parker, Tom (b. 1910)   manager
  Pastor, Tony (b. 1907 d. 1969)   bandleader, tenor sax
  Phillips, Sam [Samuel Cornelius] (b. 1930)   record producer, discoverer of Elvis
  Porter, Cole (Albert) (b. 1891 d. 1964)   cast, composer
  Presley, Elvis (Aaron) (b. 1935 d. 1977)   singer, songwriter
  Proctor, Frederick Freeman (b. 1852 a. 1880)   vaudeville impresario
  Reed, Susan (b. 1927)   folksinger
  Rice, Daddy (b. 1808 d. 1860)   minstrel performer
  Robertson, Eck [Alexander Campbell] (b. 1887 d. 1975)   country fiddler
  Robinson, Earl Hawley (b. 1910 d. 1991)   songwriter, conductor
  Rodgers, Jimmie [James Charles] (b. 1897 d. 1933)   country music guitar, vocals
  Rodgers, Richard (Charles) (b. 1902 d. 1979)   cast, composer
  Seeger, Pete [Peter R.] (b. 1919)   Dirigent, folksinger
  Sinatra, Frank [Francis Albert] (b. 1915)   cast, singer
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Snow, Hank (b. 1914)   country music singer, guitar
  Sondheim, Stephen (Joshua) (b. 1930)   composer, incidental music
  Starr, Ringo (b. 1940)   drummer, drums
  Stern, Joseph W. (b. 1870 d. 1934)   songwriter, publisher
  Tubb, Ernest (b. 1914 d. 1984)   country music singer, vocals
  Waring, Fred [Frederic Malcolm] (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cast, composer
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  White, Josh [Joshua Daniel] (b. 1915 d. 1969)   blues singer, gospel singer
  Williams, Hank (b. 1923 d. 1953)   country music singer, guitar
  Wodehouse, P.G. [Pelham Grenville] (b. 1881 d. 1975)   author, librettist

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