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The history of live music in Britain

Author: Simon Frith
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013.
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
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To date there has been a significant gap in existing knowledge about the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of The History of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so from the unique perspective of the music promoter. The books offer new insights into a variety of issues, including changes in musical fashions and tastes; the impact of developing technologies;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012031456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Frith
ISBN: 140942281X 9781409422815
OCLC Number: 825978018
Notes: V. 1. 1950-1967.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; General Editor's Preface; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Getting Back to Business; 2 Live Music and the State; A Snapshot of Bristol in October-November 1962; 3 Being a Musician; 4 Do-it-Yourself!; A Snapshot of Glasgow in October-November 1962; 5 Youth; 6 The Recording Industry; A Snapshot of Sheffield in October-November 1962; 7 Venues, Audiences and Promoters; The Rolling Stones: Richmond 1963; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Responsibility: by Simon Frith [and others].
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