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Facts Behind the Songs

Marvin E. Paymer

Facts Behind the Songs

A Handbook of American Popular Music from the Nineties to the "90s (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

by Marvin E. Paymer

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Published by Garland Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Popular Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Reference,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Music,
  • Dictionaries,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8122163M
    ISBN 100824052404
    ISBN 109780824052409


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