Brill Building pop


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Brill Building pop

Pop music produced by professional songwriters and to be performed by musicians under contract. Named for the Brill Building in New York City, which was home to the offices of several music publishing houses.
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Drawing endless comparisons to a host of singers from Loretta Lynn to Billie Holiday, Amy Allison's body of work transcends genres and eras, melding traditions of old and new country, Brill Building pop, folk blues, show tunes and jazz standards.
This is the pre-Beatles American expanse of "vulgar fun," where the "Peppermint Twist" and shallow Brill Building pop "are what people's lives are dressed in." But as O'Brien flashes back and forth between his father's recreated world and his own child's-eye reminiscences, he often slips into stereotypes.
Most successful of the three is Song Cycle HHHH, Parks' first solo album which draws on country, Broadway musicals, musique concrete, Brill Building pop and rock in a colourful melange that still defies categorisation.