The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

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McMillan Palgrave
Published for the first time in hard cover this is the essential guide to the decade that spawned rock'n'roll and saw popular music set out on its path to becoming one of the dominant forces of post-war culture. It includes every artist who was quintessential to the decade -- both those who had a significant impact on the development of popular music and those who flourished briefly. 1000 entries distilled from the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, universally acclaimed as the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history Covers the essential elements -- dates, career facts, discography, album ratings plus a sense of context for each artist.


Independent Publishing Group
Published for the first time in hardcover, this is the essential guide to the decade that spawned rock n roll and saw popular music set out on its path to becoming one of the dominant forces of post-war culture. It includes every artist who was quintessential to the decadeboth those who had a significant impact on the development of popular music and those who flourished briefly. One thousand entries are distilled from theEncyclopedia of Popular Music, the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history. The essential elements are covereddates, career facts, discography, album ratings, and a sense of context for each artists.


Publisher: London : Virgin Books in association with Muze UK, [2002]
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9781852279370
1852279370
Branch Call Number: 782.4216 VIRGI
Characteristics: 543 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Larkin, Colin

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