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360 sound : the Columbia Records story

Author: Sean Wilentz
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 125 years, Columbia Records has remained one of the most vibrant and storied names in prerecorded sound, nurturing the careers of legends such as Bessie Smith, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, and many more. Written by distinguished historian Sean Wilentz, 360 Sound tells the story of the label's rich history as it interweaves threads of technical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Wilentz
ISBN: 9781452107561 1452107564
OCLC Number: 758646949
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Graphophonic beginnings --
The Jazz Age and the Great Depression --
The war years --
The golden years of mid-century --
Musical revolutions --
Energy and excess --
Prestige and pop --
Turbulence and opportunity in the Digital Age.
Other Titles: Three hundred sixty sound
Three hundred and sixty sound
Responsibility: Sean Wilentz.

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"Tells the story of the landmark label's rich history as it interweaves threads of technical and social change with the emergence of an amazing stable of artists and the creation of some of the  Read more...

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