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It covers the styles: blues, African and Cajun music, doo-wop, Gospel, new wave, punk and reggae. The perspective is British. [R: ARBA 1990, p. 547; Choice, May 89, p. 1492; Notes, Dec 90, p. 390; RBB, June 15 1989, pp. 1802-3; RQ, Sum 89, pp. 566-7] Dictionaries and Encyclopedias 107. 41 Herzhaft, Gerard. Encyclopedia of the Blues. Translated by Brigitte Debord. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1992. 513p. LCCN 92-7386. ISBN 1-55728-252-8. B6H39 This blues resource was first published in France in 1979.
The first section is an alphabetically arranged list of over 7,000 recording artists and groups. Each entry includes a complete list of album titles (more than 45,000) with release date, label, issue number, country of origin, and a citation number. This is followed by an index of all musicians that performed on these recordings (about 78,000) with citation numbers referring to the artists that they recorded with. [R: ARBA 1988, p. 525] 67. Jacobs, Dick. Who Wrote That Song? White Hall, VA: 26 Guide to Popular Music Reference Books Betterway, 1988.
LCCN 84-24218. ISBN 0-668-06459-5 . The Book of Golden Discs. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978. ISBN 0-214-20480-4. P6M88 A list of every recorded single that sold one million or more units globally from 1903 to 1980 (with appendices for 19811982). Artists and groups are listed alphabetically under the year that the record was a hit. Entries include song title, record label and a brief article about the recording and/or artist(s). ). [R: ARBA 1986, p. 484; Choice, Jul/Aug 85, p. 1619; LJ, June 1 1985, p.
A Guide to Popular Music Reference Books: An Annotated Bibliography (Music Reference Collection) by Gary Haggerty