40 Years of Show Tunes : The Big Broadway Hits from 1917-1957

By: Adams, Stanley

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164 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, yellow covers, [ii] + 149 + [xiii] pages. No music here. For each year, 1917 to 1957, this book lists hit Broadway showtunes available on records, with title of song, title of show, composer, publisher of sheet music, name of recording artist, name of record company (label) and record number. Not exhaustive, as stated, but for 1917 there are 26 songs; for 1956-1957 there are 105 songs, many showing multiple artists on different labels. Also includes list of ASCAP branch offices and representatives. ; Published by American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP, which holds licenses for commercial songs and music) for use of music program directors and especially for those who select records to be played on commercial radio stations. ; Very light wear to covers. Textblock slightly wavy. No major defects. Scarce.

Title: 40 Years of Show Tunes : The Big Broadway Hits from 1917-1957

Author Name: Adams, Stanley

Location Published: ASCAP: 1958

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Item: 0.90 lbs

Categories: Performing Arts

Seller ID: 24278

Keywords: broadcasting, broadway, catalogs, ephemera, music history, reference, showtunes