Camp. Trashy. Lightweight. Throwaway. Exploitative. Fraudulent. Europop has drawn all those insults and more, and remains, after 30 years, most popular among those with a love of kitsch. Nevertheless, the danceable pop of early 1970s mainland Europe has had an enormous influence on manufactured pop, as well as all house and disco-derived dance music. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, America and Britain dominated global pop trends. Although Europe had already delivered ...
An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...
Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.
The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.
Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers
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sweep of incredible photographs.