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Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Music and Media: Radio, Sheet Music, and Recordings Chapter 2: Popular Hits and Standards Chapter 3: Music From Broadway and Hollywood Chapter 4: The Rise of Swing and the Triumph of Big Bands Chapter 5: Roots Music Chapter 6: The Classical Tradition and the Federal Music Project Citations A Musical Timeline for the Period 1929-1940 Appendices: 1. Outstanding Bandleaders from the 1930s 2. Outstanding Vocalists from the 1930s 3. Outstanding Instrumentalists and Sidemen from the 1930s 4. Outstanding Songwriters, Lyricists, and Arrangers from the 1930s Selected Sources
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Popular music -- United States -- 1921-1930 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- United States -- 1931-1940 -- History and criticism.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.