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Spreadin' Rhythm Around: Black Popular Songwriters, 1880-1930
While most people are aware of the classic white songwriters of the '20s and '30s, few realize that many of the best-loved songs of this era were written by African Americans. Rarely given their due, and covered only briefly in standard pop song histories, these important writers are finally highlighted in this landmark work. Based on new research, original interviews, and ...more
Hardcover, 452 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Schirmer Trade Books
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