Lost Sounds

Lost Sounds : Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919

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Biographies of the first African-American recording stars, and how they succeeded against tremendous odds.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 181.9 x 258.6 x 52.8mm | 1,442.44g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252028503
  • 9780252028502

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"Tim Brooks has drawn on a staggering array of primary sources to create this wonderful compendium of information. Lost Sounds makes a significant contribution to the field." -- Norm Cohen, author of Traditional Anglo-American Folk Music: An Annotated Discography of Published Recordingsshow more

About Tim Brooks

Tim Brooks is Executive Vice President of Research at Lifetime Television. He is coauthor of The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows and The Columbia Master Book Discography, and the author of Little Wonder Records: A History and Discography. He is past president of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections and the winner of its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dick Spottswood is a freelance author, broadcaster, and record producer. He is the author of the seven volume reference work, Ethnic Music on Records.show more

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