Always Magic in the Air: The Bomp and Brilliance of the Brill Building Era

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Fourth Estate, 2006 - Composers - 334 pages
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Capturing the music scene of the 60s, this book is about 14 songwriters who created some of rock 'n' roll's first entries great classics - such as Elvis Presley's 'Jailhouse Rock'. It is a chapter in American popular culture, evoking a period when fear and frivolity, sputniks and hula-hoops girdled the globe.

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User Review  - melaniemaksin - LibraryThing

I've had this book for years, but it took the passing of Ellie Greenwich (part of the songwriting team responsible for such classic, iconic pop songs as "Be My Baby" and "Leader of the Pack") this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy Gallagher - Goodreads

I love the music of this era, and was eager to read this. What a disappointment! I just couldn't slog through the recitation of song titles and finally gave up. Read full review

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