Lecture 7 Class notes

Lecture 7 class notes

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7 February 3, 2009 -Songwriting-early 1960s • • Don Kirshmen Music p u blis h e r w h o c or n e r e d t h e t e e n m a rk e t in t h e e a rly 6 0 s Hir e d t e e n s of NYC s o n g writ e r s w h o c o m p o s e d Tin Pa n Alley t y p e s o n g s for d o o-w o p a n d girl gr o u p s Brill Buildin g th Ho m e of m u sic p u blis h e r s si n c e t h e Tin Pa n Alley e r a entury) 2 0 c ( e a rly So n g writ e r s inclu d e d Car ol e King, w h o h a d a s u c c e s sf ul s olo c a r e e r in t h e 1 9 7 0 s -Th e S hir ell e s “Will yo u s till lov e m e t o m o rro w” • • • • • Exe m plifie d “ girl gr o u p ” p h e n o m e n o n This s o n g w a s t h e firs t # 1 hit b y a n all-fe m al e gr o u p Sw e e t , p olis h e d im a g e Pr e c ur s or of lat e r gr o u p s lik e t h e Su pr e m e s Writ e e n b y Carol e King a n d G erry Coffin for Do n Kirs h m e n a n d w e n t t o # 1 -Th e Ron e t t e s “Be m y Ba by” • • • • Sist e r...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2009 for the course MUSL 153 taught by Professor Gunderman during the Spring '07 term at Vanderbilt.

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