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Published by Lucent Books in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Popular music,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Stuart A. Kallen
SeriesThe music library
LC ClassificationsML3477 .K34 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24918756M
ISBN 109781420506723
LC Control Number2011029991

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