The Encyclopedia of Popular Music

October 15, 2006|
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music by Colin Larkin
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Save $300 by ordering now - this special introductory offer is valid until December 31, 2006. List price will be $1,295, so order today! First published in 1992, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music is the largest project ever undertaken for the subject. This authoritative biographical encyclopedia of rock, pop, and jazz artists covers popular music from 1900 to the present, including folk, blues, world music, rock, heavy metal, techno, reggae, and hip hop. Edited and largely written by Colin Larkin, it is exhaustive, meticulous, authoritative - and incredibly fun to read. Critically lauded in its previous three editions, the Fourth Edition will not disappoint fans seeking authoritative and reliable information about popular music from around the world. Expanded to ten volumes, the new edition contains 6,000 new entries, and extensive revisions and updates throughout, yielding 50% more material than the 1998 Third Edition. In addition to a fully revised 10 volume hardcover edition, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music will go online in 2007 as a regularly updated subscription product that will be interactive with Grove Music Online! In addition to thousands of biographical entries, this A-Z reference also includes entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record lables, venues, and festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system. From Grateful Dead to The Killers, from Whitesnake to White Stripes, from R.E.M. to Blink-182, from The Jazz Singer to Jerry Springer - The Opera, and from Bye Bye Birdie to Rent, The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Fourth Edition has something informative and clever to say about everyone''s favorite band.
Title:The Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:8904 pages, 15.31 X 10.59 X 12.09 in
Shipping dimensions:8904 pages, 15.31 X 10.59 X 12.09 in
Published:October 15, 2006
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780195313734

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