Each title, dedicated to a recognised sub-section of popular music, covers the history of the genre, the greatest performers, the classic albums and catalogues the master works that are currently available on CD. Whether it's to restore your pillaged record collection to its former glory, or correct any embarrassing aberrations in your former musical taste, or simply to upgrade the sound quality of your collection - The Essential CD Guides will give you the information and inspiration you need, plus a bonus 8 classic tracks to listen to and enjoy.
- Mixed media product | 144 pages
- 125 x 142mm
- 30 Aug 2005
- Welbeck Publishing Group
- Carlton Books Ltd
- United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
- 75 colour & duotone photographs
Table of contents
The Story of the genre; Who's Who; The Legends; The Classics; 'Must Have' CDs
About Stacy Harris
Metal: Paul Elliott and John Hotten are contributors to Kerrang magazine. Paul is the author of many books on rock music, including Kiss: Up All Nite - The Stories Behind Every Song (Carlton 2002). Blues: Roger St Pierre, former NME and Record Mirror journalist, was the blues expert at Blues and Soul magazine. He has also written 27 books. Soul: Ralph Tee, former Assistant Editor of Blues and Soul magazine, is the author of Who's Who in Soul Music (Weidenenfield, 1991). Country: Former editor of Spotlight on Country, Stacy Harris is also the author of Comedians of County Music (Lerner). Jazz: Martin Gayford has written on jazz for the Daily Telegraph and The Spectator. Rock: Alan Clayson, acknowledged expert on 60s' music, is the author of acclaimed books on George Harrison and Ringo Starr.