The Encyclopedia of Popular Music
The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music is universally recognized as the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work on popular music.
This expanded 5th edition is an essential reference book for anyone who has a query about any aspect of 20th Century popular music, including rock, dance, rap and R&B, as well as blues, soul, country and folk.
This is the most accurate and up-to-date popular music reference available in one volume.
Over 3,000 entries, many of them completely revised, expanded and updated.
Hundreds of new entries, exclusive to this edition
Comprehensive coverage of the most critically significant performers and albums.
Invaluable information on record labels, industry figures and historical aspects of rock and pop.
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Those who have followed the progress of this excellent work (an LJ Best Reference Book in 1992 as The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music; 2d ed., 1995) assume that Larkin will not disappoint, and ... Read full review
Looking at the entry for B. Bumble and The Stingers, I'm wondering where the author got his information. Firstly, the only Kim Fowley involvement was that he wrote 'Nut Rocker' and had nothing to do with forming the group (the group was created by Ernie Freeman). Secondly, Lincoln Mayorga was NOT the pianist on 'Nut Rocker', it was my friend Al Hazan - his one and only contribution (Ernie played on most of the records they released).