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Emerson, Ken 1948-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 79 publications in 4 languages and 2,846 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Popular music  Rock music  Documentary films  Comic books, strips, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor
Classifications: ML410.F78, 782.42164092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Emerson
Doo-dah! : Stephen Foster and the rise of American popular culture by Ken Emerson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the composer who "won fame by writing blackface minstrel songs," but who "died a nearly penniless alcoholic on the Bowery" at the age of thirty-seven.--Jacket
Always magic in the air : the bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building era by Ken Emerson( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles fourteen songwriters responsible for such hits as "Jailhouse Rock," "Uptown," and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," explaining how their blending of music from different genres affected social consciousness
Stephen Foster & Co. : lyrics of America's first great popular songs by Stephen Collins Foster( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's first professional songwriter, Foster wrote lyrics that have entered our country's cultural bloodstream. Emerson presents a fully and delightfully annotated selection of Foster's most famous songs, and augments them with lyrics that either influenced Foster or were inspired by his genius
Rethinking the urban agenda : reinvigorating the liberal tradition in New York City and urban America( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Foster( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary recounting the life story of Stephen Foster, composer of over 200 popular songs including Camptown races, Beautiful dreamer, and Oh! Susanna. Explores the impact of Foster's music on American popular culture and examines the treatment of African Americans in Foster's songs
Splish splash : the best of Bobby Darin by Bobby Darin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American experience. America's first great songwriter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tragic story of songwriter Stephen Foster, from his talented childhood to his death as a penniless alcoholic at age 37. Examines the contradictions present in some of his works, especially those dealing with African Americans
From Baghdad to boardrooms : my family's odyssey : a memoir by Ezra K Zilkha( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs by LD Beghtol( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Contents -- Groping an Elephant -- Forewarned -- On this day in history -- All his little words -- HABITS: Meaninglessnesslessness -- These familiar things -- HABITATS: Word love -- Life after Love ... -- Acknowledgements -- And I find myself wanting more -- 69LS discography -- TMF resources on the web -- Suggested reading -- Top ten (then and now)
Elkhorn Wildlife Area long range management plan by Ken Emerson( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warrumbunglers bushed! by Ken Emerson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building era by Ken Emerson( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capturing the music scene of the 60s, this book is about 14 songwriters who created some of rock 'n' roll's first entries great classics - such as Elvis Presley's 'Jailhouse Rock'. It is a chapter in American popular culture, evoking a period when fear and frivolity, sputniks and hula-hoops girdled the globe
On the rocks by Ken Emerson( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slackers in paradise : slack and steel guitar duets( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A place called Hawaii 3( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swingin' in paradise by Ken Emerson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warrum-bunglers by Ken Emerson( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahō no ongaku : amerikan poppusu ōgon jidai to sono butaiura by Ken Emerson( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slack & steel : Kauaʻi style by Ken Emerson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Hawaiian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bağdat'tan yönetim kurullarına : Osmanlı Ortadoğu'sunun ilk bankacılık sistemini yaratan Zilkha Ailesi'nin muhteşem destanı by Ezra K Zilkha( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bu kitab körfez halı ticareti kültüründen, Louis Quinze ve benzerlerinin kültürüne geçişi yapmayı başaran bir baba, oğlu ve ailesinin nefes kesen anılarından oluşuyor
 
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Doo-dah! : Stephen Foster and the rise of American popular culture
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Always magic in the air : the bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building eraStephen Foster & Co. : lyrics of America's first great popular songsRethinking the urban agenda : reinvigorating the liberal tradition in New York City and urban AmericaMagnetic Fields' 69 Love SongsThe bomp and brilliance of the Brill Building era
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エマーソン, ケン

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