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Popular musicians

Author: Steve Hochman
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fans of popular music--rock, folk, country, rap, hip-hop, disco, and blues--will enjoy leafing through this set. Over 500 alphabetically arranged, signed articles recap the careers, successes, and critical reputations of a wide range of contemporary artists. Each profile begins with a summary listing the artist's musical style, first album release, and list of band members, and ends with a select discography,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Popular musicians.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)642370530
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Hochman
ISBN: 0893569860 9780893569860 0893569879 9780893569877 0893569887 9780893569884 0893569895 9780893569891 0893569909 9780893569907
OCLC Number: 40619740
Description: 4 volumes ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. Abba-Donovan --
v. 2. The Doobie Brothers-Paul McCartney --
v. 3. Reba McEntire-Sonic Youth --
v. 4. Sonny and Cher-ZZ Top.
Responsibility: editor, Steve Hochman ; project editor, McCrea Adams.

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These volumes contain articles on the lives and careers of musicians popular in the USA since the late 1950s. Arranged alphabetically, the books cover solo performers, bands and vocal groups from  Read more...

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