The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

by Colin Larkin
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753502686
Publisher:
Virgin Books
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Virgin Encyclopedias of Popular Music Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.34(d)

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