512 pages | 20 B/W Illus.
The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.
'The treatment is straightforward … McNeil's title will likely become the definitive work on the subject and fills a gap in a field that has had only sporadic reference documentation … Recommended for all libraries.' - Library Journal