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So here you are, the first of one hundred letters to you. So much love,. Dear Matthew, Thank you loving me for who I am. This tendency became overwhelming in 20th-century America. Both in the freestanding commercial pop songs of Tin Pan Alley and in musical-comedy lyrics, love is the near-universal theme. One can almost count on the fingers of both hands the number of standard ballads written between and that are not about romantic love, whether failed or successful.
All this stands to reason. Though Love Songs makes no mention of the fact, marriage was a normative experience in white America throughout much of the 20th century. As late as , 74 percent of all white adults in America were married, and while it is impossible to know for sure whether romantic love played a part in any of those marriages, it seems safe to assume that most married people at least hoped that it would do so.
Hence the importance of the theme to an art form that was—and still is—a direct reflection of our collective consciousness. The rosy view of romantic love taken by golden-age songwriters was not always shared by their counterparts in other genres. And though Gioia does not quite say so, this latter skepticism was rooted in the harsh realities of life in the black community.
Marriage, which was not legally open to slaves, never became as prevalent among post—Civil War blacks as it was in the rest of America.
This explains the way in which romantic love is portrayed in blues songs, which are, depending on your preference, either more realistic or more cynical about love and marriage than are golden-age popular songs. To be sure, the wider significance of these developments was initially overstated by the critics of the day.
Rap and rap-flavored pop songs are typically about sex, not love, and most of them are written and sung by men who portray the women whom they covet not in an idealized way but as objects of lust and violence.Jun 10, · I just saw that video too.. and like you I was amazed. I always thought the drum on Pepper meant " 1 ONE 1 X" meaning out of the four Beatles one of them is gone, not meaning an actual date.. more like a statement.