Payola in the Music Industry: A History, 1880-1991

Payola in the Music Industry: A History, 1880-1991
3% OFF
LOW STOCK: Only 1 copy left
List Price: $35.00
CYBER MONDAY SALE: $33.98 Limited Time Only
You Save: $1.02 (3% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days

Add to Cart
Save for Later
Paperback Book
Item:  BK 7082
on most orders of $50
Brand New
Cyber Monday

Book Details

  • 278 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2013
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.



Description by

Payola is as old as the music industry and continues today. Contrary to popular belief, the acceptance of payola is legal. (Only the nonreporting of it would be illegal.) The recipients of payola and the reasons behind it are discussed decade-by-decade. The early bribes to the minstrel groups and vaudeville players are traced, as are modern-day payments to disc jockeys and radio station program directors, where drugs are often given instead of cash. Particular attention is paid to 1959 and 1960 when federal investigators attempted to eradicate the practice.
McFarland & Company

Customers' Ratings & Reviews:

Be the first Customer to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Product Series:

Product Info:

  • ISBN: 0786476141
  • EAN: 9780786476145
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Top ranking titles in the Music & Radio genre: