What’s Old Is New Again

Even in music promotion

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A while back, after searching Youtube for versions of a very old song, I stumbled upon a video that featured the most popular musical composition of each year going back to the 1850’s. (Think “Camptown Races,” “Oh Susannah,” “Swanee River” et al.)

And it all made me wonder exactly how music was promoted before tv, radio, and even the phonograph. Determining…



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