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  1. Folkways Records

    Moses Asch and His Encyclopedia of Sound

    By Tony Olmsted

    In 1949, immigrant recording engineer Moses Asch embarked on a lifelong project: documenting the world of sound produced by mankind, via a small record label called Folkways Records. By the time of his death in 1986, he had amassed an archive of over 2,200 LPs and thousands of hours of tapes; so...

    Published June 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  2. Songs in the Key of Black Life

    A Rhythm and Blues Nation

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Southwest Shuffle

    By Rich Kienzle

    Southwest Shuffle documents an important period in country music history. During the '30s and early '40s, hundreds of thousands of "Okies," "Arkies," and other rural folks from around the Southwest resettled in California, in search of work. A country music scene quickly blossomed there, with...

    Published April 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Roadkill on the Three-Chord Highway

    Art and Trash in American Popular Music

    By Colin Escott

    It's the real stories, not the publicists' confections, that concern Colin Escott. We hear Perry Como's story in his own words: it wasn't all smooth. We learn about the astonishing twists and turns in Roy Orbison's life, and the stories behind the songs we know so well. And we go down with Vernon...

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Electronic and Experimental Music

    Foundations of New Music and New Listening, 2nd Edition

    By Thom Holmes, Thom Holmes

    Electronic and Experimental Music is a second edition of a well-known text on the history of electronic music. Holmes' original book, first published in 1985, was a beginner's introduction both to the theories of sound and sound production and to the history of some of the earliest experiments in...

    Published July 4th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Josh White

    Society Blues

    By Elijah Wald

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Blues with a Feeling

    The Little Walter Story

    By Tony Glover, Scott Dirks, Ward Gaines

    Whenever you hear the prevalent wailing blues harmonica in commercials, film soundtracks or at a blues club, you are experiencing the legacy of the master harmonica player, Little Walter. Immensely popular in his lifetime, Little Walter had fourteen Top 10 hits on the R&B charts, and he was also...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Situating Salsa

    Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

    By Lise Waxer

    Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts....

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  9. From Tejano to Tango

    Essays on Latin American Popular Music

    Edited by Walter Aaron Clark

    Author of two books on Issac Albeniz, including Issac Albeniz: A Guide to Research (1998), Walter Aaron Clark has compiled thirteen essays that discuss the various aspects of Latin American music. The essays cover the social and political impact the music generated as well as the rhythmic...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Music, Sensation, and Sensuality

    Edited by Linda Phyllis Austern

    Series: Critical and Cultural Musicology

    Divided into three sections, Linda Phyllis Austern collects eighteen, cross-disciplinary essays written by some of the most important names in the field to look at this stimulating topic. The first section focuses on the cultural and scientific ways in which music and the sense of hearing work...

    Published April 2nd 2002 by Routledge