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The long-player goodbye : the album from vinyl to iPod and back again

Author: Travis Elborough
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2008.
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For 60 years the way our music has been presented to us has been in the form of the LP, the album: 12-odd tracks representing something much more than the sum of their parts. But if we can download a single track, is the album going to go the way of the old 78 and be consigned to the dustbin of history? Travis Elborough, who has a deep love for music and albums takes a fond, nostalgic, entertaining and informative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Discographies
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elborough, Travis.
Long-player goodbye.
London : Sceptre, 2008
(OCoLC)777363657
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Travis Elborough
ISBN: 9780340934104 0340934107
OCLC Number: 225427087
Description: ix, 468 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Travis Elborough.

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The history of the pop album, from the invention of vinyl and the LP 60 years ago to its revival in our i-Pod age.  Read more...

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