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Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution

  • Peter Tschmuck
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Abstract

A full-fledged music industry boom characterized the immediate post-war years in the United States. From 1945 to 1946, record sales doubled from $109 to $218 million. In 1947, sales reached a new record high at $224 million. In 1948, however, sales declined by 15% to $189 million, and in 1949 by an additional 8% to $173 million.

Keywords

Federal Communication Commission Radio Station Magnetic Tape Popular Music Music Industry 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Tschmuck
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  1. 1.Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien Inst. KulturmanagementViennaAustria

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