The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music

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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 decade--both those who had a significant impact on the development of popular music and those who flourished briefly. One thousand entries are distilled from the Encyclopedia of Popular Music , the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history. The essential elements are covered--dates, career facts, discography, album ratings, and a sense of context for each artists.
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, in association with Muze UK Ltd., 2002.
Edition: 3rd ed. --
ISBN: 9781852279370
Branch Call Number: 781.603 Vir 2002
Characteristics: 543 p.
Additional Contributors: Larkin, Colin


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