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Fifty years of vaudeville

Ernest Henry Short

Fifty years of vaudeville

by Ernest Henry Short

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Vaudeville -- England -- London.,
    • Amusements -- England -- London.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementErnest Short.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1968.G7 S48 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 271 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4728430M
      ISBN 100313205760
      LC Control Number78016385

      December 6, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band #1 on the Billboard Hot , December & , Pop/rock musicians in the late ’60s looking to expand their sound tended to draw from the music of idealized cultures separated by distance (Indian), time (baroque), or race (blues). For musicians with less serious aims, .   The fascinating, untold story of the history of undressing: over fifty years of taking it off. Striptease combined sexual display and parody, cool eros and wisecracking Bacchanalian humor. Striptease could be savage, patriotic, irreverent, vulgar, sophisticated, sentimental, and subversive--sometimes, all at :

        Allen Jenkins: Fifty Years a Mug Staten Island born Alfred McGonegal (), the Runyonesque character actor who played crooks and coppers and mugs and cabbies, might have done well to have kept his given name, rather than . The Culture Bill Malone on Fifty Years of ‘Country Music USA’ Fifty years after it was first published, Bill C. Malone’s ‘Country Music USA’ remains the .

        Two generations of American music lovers have grown up listening with Robert Christgau, attuned to his inimitable blend of judgment, acuity, passion, erudition, wit, and caveat emptor. His writings, collected here, constitute a virtual encyclopedia of popular music over the past fifty years. Whether honoring the originators of rock and roll, celebrating established .   And he developed the policy of ‘continuous vaudeville’ that ran for up to twelve hours, until theaters twenty years later returned to the older prevailing two-a .


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