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Pop music in the twentieth century

Pop music in the twentieth century

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Published by Educational Audio Visual in Pleasantville, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular music -- History and criticism,
  • Popular music -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEducational Audio Visual (Pleasantville, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 colour filmstrips (35 mm.) and 6 audio cassettes.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21099548M
    LC Control Number73-733947


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