Always magic in the air : the bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building era / Ken Emerson

Author(s): Emerson, Ken, 1948-
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Subjects: Popular music--New York (State)--New York--1951-1960--History and criticism
Popular music--New York (State)--New York--1961-1970--History and criticism
Composers--New York (State)--New York
Lyricists--New York (State)--New York
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Viking, 2005
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xvi, 334 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2005054692
ISBN: 0670034568
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-316), discography (p. [317]-320), and index
The original cool cats -- A Broadway divided -- Lonely avenue -- "My daughter bought it, what are you going to do about it?" -- Partners in chutzpah -- The young lovers -- Putting the bomp in the bomp, bomp, bomp -- In the garden of Aldon -- "It was just Jewish Latin" -- Baby talk -- At work in the Elvis atelier -- The magician and the mensch -- Selling out -- Seesaw -- Double trouble -- Golden girls -- "Somethin' died" -- Swinging London -- From the Monkees to Thomas Mann
OCLC Number: 62093456
ISBN/ISSN: 0670034568