Response Recordings: An Answer Song Discography, 1950-1990

Response Recordings: An Answer Song Discography, 1950-1990

by Lee B. Cooper, Wayne S. Haney
     
 

This book presents a comprehensive alphabetized list of over 2,500 hit tunes that prompted the production of answer songs or other forms of response recordings. Covering January 1, 1950 through January 1, 1990, the compilers list more than 5,000 recordings (45 rpm) by title, artist, record number, and date of release. With a well-documented introductory essay.  See more details below

Overview

This book presents a comprehensive alphabetized list of over 2,500 hit tunes that prompted the production of answer songs or other forms of response recordings. Covering January 1, 1950 through January 1, 1990, the compilers list more than 5,000 recordings (45 rpm) by title, artist, record number, and date of release. With a well-documented introductory essay.

Editorial Reviews

Come-All-Ye
A significant reference, valuable to music archives, popular culture researchers, rock era academics and music libraries.
Tracking
...establishes a well-defined and heretofore unresearched area...a fine set of references...well-planned...a gold mine for archivists, collectors, and long-time fans of pop and novelty records.
Sonneck Society Bulletin
...useful...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810823426
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

B. Lee Cooper is Academic Vice President and Professor of History at Olivet College, MI. His previous publications include Images of American Society in Popular Music (1982), The Popular Music Handbook (1984), The Literature of Rock II(with Frank W. Hoffmann, Scarecrow, 1986), and A Resource Guide to Themes in Contemporary American Song Lyrics, 1950-1985 (1986). Wayne S. Haney, BME, is Associate Director of the Academic Resource Center and Lecturer in English at Olivet College. He is a pre-seminary student, an organist, and a computer specialist.

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