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Encyclopedia of great popular song recordings

Author: Steve Sullivan
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield 2013-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From John Philip Sousa to Green Day, from Scott Joplin to Kanye West, from Stephen Foster to Coldplay, The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings covers the vast scope of its subject with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. Approximately 1,000 key song recordings from 1889 to the present are explored in full, unveiling the stories behind the songs, the recordings, the performers, and the songwriters. .  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Discographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Discography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sullivan
ISBN: 9780810882959 0810882957 9781442254480 1442254483
OCLC Number: 793224285
Awards: Winner of Library Journal Best Reference of 2013.
Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles 2014
Winner of Certificate of Merit in Historical Recorded Sound Research in Rock or Popular Music.
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Playlist 1: crazy blues, 1906-2004 --
Playlist 2: down home rag, 1897-2005 --
Playlist 3: sitting on top of the world, 1890-2011 --
Playlist 4: good rockin' tonight, 1904-2005 --
Playlist 5: jazznocracy, 1897-2010 --
Playlist 6: hot time in the old town, 1893-2008 --
Playlist 7: Fascinating rhythm, 1891-2008 --
Playlist 8: let the good times roll, 1895-2011 --
Playlist 9: wasn't that a time? 1895-2006 --
Playlist 10: memories of you, 1889-2012.
Responsibility: Steve Sullivan.

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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  Read more...

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Each year, radio stations of all types bring together their 'best-of-the-year' songs, albums, artists, and so on, and present them in marathon programs. Far beyond the focus of a single year, author Read more...

 
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