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The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Second Edition Edited by Donald Clarke

The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Second Edition
by Edited by Donald Clarke

Containing over 5000 entries, this revised edition covers popular music, including the early blues and ragtime, the golden age of Broadway musicals, the great swing bands of the 1930s, jazz from around the world, American country, English folk, rock and roll, reggae, soul, funk and punk.

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The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Second Edition Summary


From Abba to ZZ Top via Oasis, James Brown, and Frank Sinatra, this wonderful resource to the world's nonclassical music has been updated and revised to include a wider range of New World and ethnic musicians from Latin America and Africa along with a range of new entries from the contemporary Brit-pop scene and all of your old favorites. Donald Clarke covers a truly spectacular array of artists, from the early blues (Big Bill Broonzy, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith) and ragtime Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake) to the golden age of Broadway musicals, the great swing bands of the 1930s, jazz from around the world, American country, English folk, rock 'n' roll, reggae, soul, funk, punk, and the rest. The extensive Index ensures that no songwriter, musician, record label, or musical style is overlooked.

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GOR001695758
The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music: Second Edition
Edited by Donald Clarke
Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-10-01
1536
0140513701
9780140513707
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.