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566-7] Dictionaries and Encyclopedias 107. 41 Herzhaft, Gerard. Encyclopedia of the Blues. Translated by Brigitte Debord. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1992. 513p. LCCN 92-7386. ISBN 1-55728-252-8. B6H39 This blues resource was first published in France in 1979. It is primarily biographical but does includes genres, styles, instruments and festivals. Entries include dates, selected recordings and a brief sketch of the artist's career. It includes a bibliography, an annotated discography, and a list of 300 classic blues songs with brief history/performers.
ISBN 0-8108-0865-X • Annual Index to Popular Music Record R e v i e w s 1974. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1976. 597p. ISBN 0-81080934-6 . Annual Index to Popular Music Record R e v i e w s 1973. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1974. 681p. ISBN 0-81080774-2 • Annual Index to Popular Music Record R e v i e w s 1972. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1973. ISBN 0-8108-0636-3. A75 A guide to record reviews published in about seventy popular music periodicals. It is divided into eleven sections according to musical form: rock, country, jazz, blues, etc.
LCCN 76-21069. " [preface] It contains an alphabetical listing of show titles (giving cast, song titles, New York and London histories and brief plot summary), personalities (brief information on actors, composers, producers and directors), and song titles (with references to shows, writers, and/or performers). [R: Notes, June 77, pp. 848-9] 106. Hardy, Phil and Dave Laing. Encyclopedia of Rock. rev. ed. New York: Schirmer, 1988. 480p. ISBN 0-02-919562-4. P66H37 An alphabetically arranged listing of over 1,500 brief entries.
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