Off the Record: An Oral History of Popular Music

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Grand Central Publishing, Nov 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 508 pages
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The legends of popular music tell their stories--in their own words--from the Big Band era's Artie Shaw to today's stars Paul Simon and Phil Collins. 200 photos. Advertising in Rolling Stone.

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

A lot of interesting interviews, but also a lot of boring interviews. Worth a read if you're really into music. Read full review

Review: Off The Record: An Oral History Of Popular Music

User Review  - Tony Sannicandro - Goodreads

Good book. Short one or two page interviews of people in the music business. These are part of longer interviews that you can listen to online thru the Library of Congress. Some funny stuff comes out ... Read full review

About the author (1989)

Joe Smith is lecturer in geography at the Open University, Faculty of Social Sciences, and co-director of the Cambridge Media and Environment Programme.

Mitchell Fink, an interntionally recognized journalist, has been a columnist for the Los Angeles herald Examiner, People, and the New York Daily News. He has appeared regularly on television for Fox News, CNN, and CBS.

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