Music of the Great Depression / William H. Young and Nancy K. Young.
Prior to the stock market crash of 1929 American music still possessed a distinct tendency towards elitism, as songwriters and composers sought to avoid the mass appeal that critics scorned. During the Depression, however, radio came to dominate the other musical media of the time, and a new era of...
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|Series:||American history through music.
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