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Tin Pan Alley

Definition of the noun tin pan alley

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noun

  1. a city district (originally in New York) where composers and publishers of popular music do business

Alternative definition of the noun tin pan alley

proper noun

  1. The songwriting and publishing industry.
  2. District in New York City centered on 28th Street during the period roughly from 1885 to the 1920's where thousands of popular songs were commercially written.

Film

"Tin Pan Alley" is a 1940 musical film starring Alice Faye and Betty Grable as vaudeville singers/sisters and John Payne and Jack Oakie as songwriters in the years before World War I.

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Google previewJazz (2016)

Arts, Arts by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. This block is now considered to be part ...

Google previewThe Enduring Vision, A History of the American People, Volume 2, From 1865, Concise (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tin PanAlley: Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. This block is now ...

Google previewDreaming of Dixie (2011)

How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture by Karen L. Cox

As Isidore Witmark noted, “Tin Pan Alley is the Newspaper Row of music ...

Google previewWhat's That Sound?, An Introduction to Rock and Its History (2016)

Arts, Performing arts by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated ...

Google previewEssential Jazz , First 100 Years (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tin PanAlley: Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. This block is now ...

Google previewMusic, An Appreciation (2016)

Arts, Performing arts by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. This block is now considered to be part ...

Google previewAmerica's Musical Landscape (2016)

Arts, Performing arts by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century andearly 20thcentury. This block is now considered to be part of ...

Google previewWorld of Music (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley: Tin Pan Alley is the name given.

Google previewOut of Many, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. This block is now considered to be part ...

Google previewReforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era [2 volumes] (2017)

by Jeffrey A. Johnson

TIN PANALLEY By the early twentieth century, Tin Pan Alley had become synonymous with popular music. Although geographically Tin Pan Alley was originally located in lower Manhattan, the term came to be understood as referring to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Music (2012)

Out of this cluster of publishers, dubbed “ Tin Pan Alley” by a newspaper reporter, came most of America's popular music for more than four decades. Since a major product of this pop music industry during ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communications (2014)

by Marcel Danesi

Tin Pan Alley songs were important elements in the sheet-music and popular- recording industries of the day, as well as in radio, vaudeville, and film. Tin Pan Alley is most closely associated with popular ballads, show tunes, and love songs.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Blues (1992)

by Gérard Herzhaft

TIN PAN ALLEY "Tin Pan Alley" became a little like the "national anthem" of the West Coast blues.

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume 8 (2012)

Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn

Technology eventually altered the original Tin Pan Alley methods. First film and later record companies took control of the commodification of popular music. Ultimately sheet music simply lost out to movies and records. But while the format ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

In London, in the 1920s, Denmark Street, in the city's West End, became known as “Britain's Tin Pan Alley” because of the large number of music shops located there. The Tin Pan Alley music publishers developed a new method for promoting ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

Performance and production. Volume II

DAVID SANJEK —H0wley, Haviland 8: Company While not the most enduring of the Tin Pan Alley firms, Howley, Haviland Sr Company produced a number of successful songs, particularly in the genres of the sentimental song and the 'coon' ...

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Small photo of New York, New York, USA - May 4, 2014: Tin Pan Alley Plaque in New York City. This historic plaque is embedded in the sidewalk on 28th Street. The section of 28th street was known as Tin Pan Alley.Small photo of LONDON-AUGUST 4:Famous Denmark Street notable for connections with British popular music,known as Tin Pan Alley.Beatles,Jimi Hendrix recorded on basements on street on August 4, 2010 in London More...

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Then on to all the terrific american songwriters, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon. Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated. (Tom Chapin)
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