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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Made in Spain: Studies in Popular Music will serve as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of 20th century Spanish popular music. The volume will consist of 16 essays by leading scholars of Spanish music and will cover the major figures, styles and social contexts of pop music in Spain. Although all... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
One journalist's wild summer on the road with the world's most popular cult rock band, Phish. Despite their enormous success and their status as America's biggest cult rock and roll band, Phish remains an enigma. Each of their albums has sold more than 500,000 copies, and their concerts sell out instantly, but the band makes a virtue of ignoring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Named one of New York Times Top-20 Cookbooks of 2006. Have you ever wanted to host a full evening of Indian food, culture, and music? How about preparing a traditional Balinese banquet? Or take a trip to Cairo and enjoy an Egyptian feast? The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook takes you around the world on a culinary journey that is also a cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95
While there were over 1500 girl groups recorded in the sixties -- including key hitmakers like the Ronettes, the Supremes, and the Shirelles -- studies of girl-group music that address race, gender, class, and sexuality have only just begun to appear. Girl Groups, Girl Culture is a landmark study of this important pop music and cultural phenomenon.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
In smoky rooms above pubs, bare rooms with battered stools and beer-stained tables, where the stage was little more than a scrap of carpet and sound systems were unheard of, an acoustic revolution took place in Britain in the 1950s and '60s. This was the folk revival, where a generation of musicians, among much drink and raucous cheer, would rediscover... more...
- Birlinn 2014; US$ 11.65
‘The Mary Chain were the best thing since punk rock? – Bobby Gillespie ‘The Jesus and Mary Chain were integral to my musical development? – Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails Praise for Zoë Howe: ‘A stunning reinvention of the rock memoir format. Zoë Howe bottles Wilko?s lightning? – Dave Collins, Vive Le Rock, on Wilko Johnson: Looking Back at Me ‘Brit-rock... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The aim of this book is to stimulate debate by offering a critique of discourse about African music. Who writes about African music, how, and why? What assumptions and prejudices influence the presentation of ethnographic data? Even the term "African music" suggests there is an agreed-upon meaning, but African music signifies differently to different... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 54.99
The Rise of the Crooners examines the historical trends and events that led to the emergence of the crooning style. The lives and careers of six pioneers of the style-Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Gene Austin, Rudy Vallee, Johnny Marvin, and Nick Lucas-are covered at length. more...