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Tin Pan Alley   /tɪn pæn ˈæli/   Listen
Tin Pan Alley

noun
1.
A city district (originally in New York) where composers and publishers of popular music do business.






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"Tin Pan Alley" Quotes from Famous Books



... "Ah", "dear", "little", "pretty", "darling", "sweetest flow'ret of all", "where the morning-glory twineth", and so on, belong less to literary poetry than to the Irving Berlin song-writing industry of "Tin Pan Alley" in the Yiddish wilds of New York City. Mr. Crowley has energy of no mean sort, and if he will apply himself assiduously to the cultivation of masculine taste and technic, he can achieve a place of prominence among ...
— Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 • Howard Phillips Lovecraft



Words linked to "Tin Pan Alley" :   business district, downtown



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