Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock and Soul

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St. Martin's Press, 1974 - Blues (Music) - 609 pages
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Irwin Stambler's Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock & Soul established itself in the 1970s as the definitive resource for this complex, ever-changing field. Now fully revised and updated, the new Encyclopedia features hundreds of brand-new artists, and all of the older entries have been completely updated. The result is a staggeringly comprehensive guide to pop, rock, funk, rap, soul, ska, heavy metal, and all types of popular music. Once again, this volume is a one-stop reference source, indispensable for anyone who works in the music field -and irresistible to anyone with a love of popular music.

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About the author (1974)

Irwin Stambler has been writing about music since the mid-1960s. "Folk and Blues: The Encyclopedia "is his fifth volume in the series for St. Martin's Press, which has also included the "Encyclopedia of Pop Music, Encyclopedia of Folk, Country, and Western Music, Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul, and Country Music: The Encyclopedia. "Irwin lives in Beverly Hills, California, with his wife, Connie, a talented artist who has contributed sketches to some of his books. His son, Lyndon Stambler, has worked as a writer and journalist for "The New York Times "and "The Los Angeles Times "and was a contributor to "Country Music: The Encyclopedia "and "The Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul. "Since 1990, Lyndon has been a staff correspondent for "People Weekly"'s Los Angeles Bureau, where his work has included interviews in the music field and album reviews. He now lives in Culver City, California, with his wife, Terry Silberman, who works with South Los Angeles Health Projects.

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