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  1. Music Cultures in the United States

    An Introduction

    Edited by Ellen Koskoff

    Music Cultures in the United States is a basic textbook for an Introduction to American Music course. Taking a new, fresh approach to the study of American music, it is divided into three parts. In the first part, historical, social, and cultural issues are discussed, including how music history is...

    Published December 26th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Lost in the Grooves

    Scram's Capricious Guide to the Music You Missed

    Edited by Kim Cooper, David Smay

    Do you remember these great pop stars and their hits? Deerhoof's The Man, The King, The Girl Butch Hancock's West Texas Waltzes and Dust Blown Tractor Tunes, Swamp Dogg's Cuffed, Collared and Tagged, Michael Head's The Magical World Of The Strands, John Trubee's The Communists Are Coming to Kill Us...

    Published November 5th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Blues: The Basics

    By Dick Weissman

    Series: The Basics

    Blues: The Basics offers a concise introduction to a century of the blues. Organized chronologically, it focuses on the major eras in the growth and development of this popular musical style. Material includes: a definition of the blues and the major genres within it key artists such as Ma...

    Published October 25th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Handful of Keys

    Conversations with 30 Jazz Pianists

    By Alyn Shipton

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Bad Music

    The Music We Love to Hate

    Edited by Christopher J. Washburne, Maiken Derno

    Why are some popular musical forms and performers universally reviled by critics and ignored by scholars-despite enjoying large-scale popularity? How has the notion of what makes "good" or "bad" music changed over the years-and what does this tell us about the writers who have assigned these...

    Published September 25th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Speak it Louder

    Asian Americans Making Music

    By Deborah Wong

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Ella Fitzgerald

    A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz, Updated Edition

    By Stuart Nicholson

    Stuart Nicholson's biography of Ella Fitzgerald is considered a classic in jazz literature. Drawing on original documents, interviews, and new information, Nicholson draws a complete picture of Fitzgerald's professional and personal life. Fitzgerald rose from being a pop singer with chart-novelty...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Voices of the Country

    Interviews with Classic Country Performers

    By Michael Streissguth

    "Voices of the Country" presents interviews with innovative musicians, producers, and songwriters who shaped the last fifty years of country music. From Eddy Arnold's new, smoother approach to song delivery to Loretta Lynn's take-no-prisoners feminism, these people opened new vistas in country...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 15th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Ray Charles

    Man and Music, Updated Commemorative Edition

    By Michael Lydon

    Ray Charles: Man and Music is a complete biography of this seminal singer/pianist who has been active on the American music scene since the mid-'50s. Originally published in 1995 by Penguin Books, and universally hailed as the definitive biography, this new edition will bring Charles's life up to...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge