Synopses & Reviews
The musical golden age of Tin Pan Alley, from about 1880 to 1950, comes alive with this series of books about sheet music as collectible treasures. Here the focus is on Ragtime, Blues, Black songs and Tearjerkers. Beautifully illustrated by original sheet music covers with artistic designs from the period, the book provides a wealth of historical reference material.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.