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Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Author: Steve Sullivan

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810882966

Category: Music

Page: 1030

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The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings, Volumes 1 and 2 covers the full range of popular music recordings with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. In this 2-volume encyclopedia, Sullivan explores approximately 1,000 song recordings from 1889 to the present, telling the stories behind the songs, recordings, performers, and songwriters. From the Victorian parlor ballad and ragtime hit at the end of the 19th century to today’s rock classics, the Encyclopedia progresses through a parade popular music styles, from jazz to blues to country Western, as well as the important but too often neglected genres of ethnic and world music, gospel, and traditional folk. This book is the ideal research tool for lovers of popular music in all its glorious variety.

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Author: Steve Sullivan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442254497

Category: Music

Page: 830

View: 649

This masterful survey covers all genres of popular music, from pop, rock, soul, and country to jazz, blues, classic vocals, hip-hop, folk, gospel, and ethnic/world music. Collectors will find detailed discographical data while music lovers will appreciate the detailed commentaries and deep research on the songs, their recording, and the artists.

Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley

Author: David A. Jasen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135949013

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 116

For nearly a century, New York's famous "Tin Pan Alley" was the center of popular music publishing in this country. It was where songwriting became a profession, and songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Selling popular music to a mass audience from coast-to-coast involved the greatest entertainment media of the day, from minstrelsy to Broadway, to vaudeville, dance palaces, radio, and motion pictures. Successful songwriting became an art, with a host of men and women becoming famous by writing famous songs.

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Dill, Danny - Grenadine

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Dill, Danny - Grenadine

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066803415

Category: Popular music

Page: 904

View: 660

Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher: Virgin Pub

ISBN: UCSC:32106011283170

Category: Music

Page: 543

View: 272

All the facts and informed opinion that you need on the artists who made the history of this decade are contained in this single volume, distilled from The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, universally acclaimed as the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history.

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher: Virgin Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119423544

Category: Music

Page: 1038

View: 938

A new edition of the jazz reference book that gives you the breadth of coverage you’ve always wanted, right up to date and speaks with the authority of the best research team in the business, and one that understands the appeal and importance of jazz in all its guises. Over 3,500 entries, 1.2 million words, this new edition of the Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz contains essential facts and fair minded opinions of the artists who have been instrumental in creating the long, rich history of jazz. All the detailed information in this single volume is from The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music, which is universally acclaimed as the world’s leading source of reference on all forms of popular music. Authoritative, accessible and enthusiastic. Updated and greatly enlarged with over 1000 extra entries, and over 200,000 extra words. Enlarged album chronology. Newly added ‘Essential jazz Albums’. - The most exhaustive encyclopedia of jazz music ever compiled - Contains detailed histories and assessments of every major figure and many lesser-known artists in the genre - Every major jazz album ever releaseed is evaluated and give a star rating

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Selected Albums. Bibliographies

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Selected Albums. Bibliographies

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066803399

Category: Popular music

Page: 931

View: 357

Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.

Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Performance and Production

Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Performance and Production

Author: John Shepherd

Publisher: Continuum

ISBN: 0826463223

Category: Social Science

Page: 712

View: 299

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 1 provides an overview of media, industry, and technology and its relationship to popular music. In 500 entries by 130 contributors from around the world, the volume explores the topic in two parts: Part I: Social and Cultural Dimensions, covers the social phenomena of relevance to the practice of popular music and Part II: The Industry, covers all aspects of the popular music industry, such as copyright, instrumental manufacture, management and marketing, record corporations, studios, companies, and labels. Entries include bibliographies, discographies and filmographies, and an extensive index is provided.