Contemporary Popular Music Products

  • Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

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

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Quincy Jones

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    Quincy Jones: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and discography on one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, and conductors in American music. This reference work will appeal to wide range of musicologists, ethnomusicologists and cultural studies scholars.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Popular Music in a Digital Music Economy

    Problems and Practices for an Emerging Service Industry

    By Tim J. Anderson

    In the late 1990s, the MP3 became the de facto standard for digital audio files and the networked computer began to claim a significant place in the lives of more and more listeners. The dovetailing of these two circumstances is the basis of a new mode of musical production and distribution where…

    Hardback – 2014-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Rock History Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Theo Cateforis

    The Rock History Reader is an eclectic compilation of readings that tells the history of rock as it has been received and explained as a social and musical practice throughout its six decade history. The readings range from the vivid autobiographical accounts of such rock icons as Ronnie Spector…

    Paperback – 2012-09-16
    Routledge

  • A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record

    By Wayne Robins

    The birth of rock ‘n’ roll signaled the blossoming of a new teenage culture, dividing generations and introducing a new attitude of rebellion and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock ‘n’ roll has continuously transformed alongside or in reaction to social,…

    Paperback – 2007-08-26
    Routledge

  • Brown Eyed Handsome Man

    The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry

    By Bruce Pegg

    Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry draws on dozens of interviews done by the author himself and voluminous public records to paint a complete picture of this complicated figure. This biography uncovers the real Berry and provides us with a stirring, unvarnished portrait…

    Paperback – 2005-02-28
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2004-11-05
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2004-06-16
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen

    Two Hearts, the Story

    By Dave Marsh

    Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts is the definitive biography of one of the most important songwriters and performers of the last three decades. Critic Dave Marsh has traced Springsteen's career from its beginning, and has earned the singer's respect through his careful documentation and critical…

    Paperback – 2003-10-26
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25
    Routledge

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