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Author Runowicz, John Michael, 1962-

Title Forever doo-wop : race, nostalgia, and vocal harmony / John Michael Runowicz

Publ Info Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  ML3527 .H47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 190 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series American popular music
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-173) and index
Contents The roots of vocal harmony -- The birth of doo-wop -- Shortcut to nostalgia -- The doo-wop community -- The oldies circuit -- Afterword: The persistence of harmony
Note This book offers a comprehensive, historical and cultural perspective on Doo-wop music
LC subject Doo-wop (Music) -- History and criticism
Popular music -- History and criticism
Alt Title Race, nostalgia, and vocal harmony
ISBN 9781558498242 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558498249 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558498235 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558498230 (library cloth : alk. paper)