The Rough Guide to World Music: Africa & Middle East
Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, Jon Lusk, Duncan Antony Clark
Rough Guides, 2006 - Music - 656 pages
The Rough Guide to World Music Vol.1, 3rd edition: Africa, Europe and the Middle East has full coverage of everything from Congolese soukous to Greek rembetika, and biographies of artists from Thomas Mapfumo to Cheb Khaled to the Afro Celt Sound System. Features include: More than 80 articles from expert contributors, focusing on the popular and roots music. Extensive discographies for each country, with biography-notes on nearly 2000 musicians and reviews of their best CDs. Photos and album cover illustrations gathered from contemporary and archive sources. The guide includes a directory of World Music labels and specialist stores around the world and on the Internet.
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