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The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie & New Wave

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Published by Virgin Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reference works,
  • Rock & pop,
  • Punk,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Reference,
  • Genres & Styles - Punk,
  • Rock,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Genres & Styles - New Age

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesVirgin Encyclopedias of Popular Music Series
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7987371M
ISBN 100753502313
ISBN 109780753502310

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  This is a complete handbook of information and opinion about the development of indie and new wave music. Based on the "Encyclopedia of Popular Music", the book contains over entries covering musicians, bands, songwriters, producers and record labels which have made a significant impact on the development of indie and new wave music and traces the emergence of the 4/5(15). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie & New Wave by Colin Larkin, June , Virgin Publishing edition, Paperback in English. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Based on the "Encyclopedia of Popular Music", this book contains over entries which cover musicians, bands, songwriters, producers and record labels who have made an impact on the development of indie and new wave. This is a complete handbook of information and opinion about the development of indie and new wave music. Based on the "Encyclopedia of Popular Music", the book contains over entries covering musicians, bands, songwriters, producers and record labels which have made a significant impact on the development of indie and new wave music and traces the emergence of the original punk and Reviews: 3.

Books; For Sale; The Virgin encyclopedia of indie & new wave; £ For Sale. The Virgin encyclopedia of indie & new wave. This advert is located in and around Inverness, Invernessshire. Currently displaying 1 of 1 images. Sponsored. Respond to .   The Talking Heads, The Boomtown Rats, Blondie, Elvis Costello: this fun new addition to the successful Encyclopedia series celebrates the hugely influential New Wave musical movement of the late s and 80s. Originating as a less-aggressive sister movement to punk, New Wave encompassed a wide range of styles, from Brit pub-rock to electronica, synth-pop, and even s: The aim of this book is to provide a complete handbook of information and opinion about the history of the music of the s. There are over entries on the bands, musicians, songwriters, producers and record labels of this decade, everyone who had any significant impact on the development of rock and pop music. From the stars who, unlike Hendrix, Joplin and Morrison, survived the sixties. Colin Larkin (born ) is a British writer and entrepreneur. He founded, and was the editor in chief of, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, described by The Times as "the standard against which all others must be judged".. Along with the ten-volume encyclopedia, Larkin also wrote the book All Time Top Albums, and edited the Guinness Who's Who Of Jazz, the Guinness Who's Who Of Blues.

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