Tin Pan Valley: The Coming Shakeout for App Makers
They were 20-somethings emboldened by new technology. If they were shrewd, they just might get rich.
These inventors and wheedlers, dreamers and hucksters, were making the all-powerful software apps of their day: popular songs, sold then as widely distributed sheet music and phonograph records. They even had something of an addictive “Angry Birds” app back then: Irving Berlin.