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The Recorded Sound Reference Center maintains a collection of reference books related to all aspects of recorded sound.  In addition to record review books, Billboard and Cashbox chartbooks, and narrative histories of radio broadcasting and the recording industry, researchers will find a wide range of discographies of record labels, performers and genres in the collection.  Technical books on sound recordings, how-to-books on music licensing, and works on starting a music career are also on our shelves.

December 2012

Broughton, Simon, Mark Ellingham and Jon Lusk, eds.; with Duncan Clark. The Rough Guide to World Music, 3rd ed. London; New York: Rough Guides; London; New York: Distributed by the Penguin Group, 2006.

Carter, Sydney H., Frank Andrews [and] Leonard L. Watts, compilers. A Catalogue of Sterling Cylinder Records. Bournemouth: Talking Machine Review, 1975.

Chang, Jeff; introduction by DJ Kool Herc. Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2005.

Cook, Nicholas, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Recorded Music. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Dickens, Hazel and Bill C. Malone. Working Girl Blues: The Life and Music of Hazel Dickens. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Frith, Simon and Simon Zagorski-Thomas. The Art of Record Production: An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

Rollins, Henry. Fanatic!: [Song Lists and Notes from the Harmony in My Head Radio Show]. 2 vols. Los Angeles, CA: 2.13.61, 2006-2007.

Taylor, Timothy D., Mark Katz, and Tony Grajeda. Music, Sound, and Technology in America: A Documentary History of Early Phonograph, Cinema, and Radio. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012.

Weeks, Todd Bryant. Luck’s in My Corner: The Life and Music of Hot Lips Page. New York; London: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.

Willing, Sharon Lee. No One to Cry to: A Long Hard Ride into the Sunset with Foy Willing of the Riders of the Purple Sage. Tucson, Ariz.: Wheatmark, 2006.

November 2012

Baade, Christina L. Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Bang, Derrick; foreword by Charles Gompertz. Vince Guaraldi at the Piano. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2012.

Bastin, Bruce with Kip Lornell. The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012.

Berton, Ralph. Remembering Bix: A Memoir of the Jazz Age. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Da Capo Press, 2000.

Cowgill, Rachel and Hilary Poriss, eds. The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Michael D. Freda. Eddy Arnold Discography, 1944-1996. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Harrison, Thomas. Music of the 1990s. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, 2011.

Lebrecht, Norman. The Companion to 20th-Century Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1996.

Lornell, Kip. Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States, 3rd ed. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2012.

Maeda, Martha. How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Independent Record Label. Ocala, Fla.: Atlantic Pub., 2012.

Matheja, Bernd. 1000 Nadelstiche: Biographien, Discographien, Cover & Fotos. Hambergen: Bear Family Records, 2007.

Milkowski, Bill. Swing It!: An Annotated History of Jive. New York: Billboard Books, 2001.

Moore, Allan F. Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Popular Song. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

Nobles, Mark A. Fort Worth’s Rock and Roll Roots. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub., 2011.

Sterne, Jonathan. MP3: The Meaning of a Format. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.

Vacca, Richard. The Boston Jazz Chronicles: Faces, Places, and Nightlife, 1937-1962. Belmont, Mass.: Troy Street Publishing, 2012.

Walker, Clinton. Buried country: The Story of Aboriginal Country Music. Annandale, NSW: Pluto Press, 2000.

Weiss, Jason. Always in Trouble: An Oral History of ESP-Disk’, the Most Outrageous Record Label in America. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.

August 2012

Chiesa, Ron Della with Erica Ferencik. Radio My Way: Featuring Celebrity Profiles from Jazz, Opera, the American Songbook and More. Boston: Pearson, 2012.

Dean, Matt. The Drum: A History. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012.

DeForest, Tim. Radio by the Book: Adaptations of Literature and Fiction on the Airwaves. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2008.

Jasinski, Laurie E., editor in association with Casey Monahan, Gary Hartman, Ann T. Smith. The Handbook of Texas Music, 2nd ed. Published/Created Denton, Tex.: Texas State Historical Association, 2012.

Katz, Mark. Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

McLeod, Ken. We Are the Champions: The Politics of Sports and Popular Music. Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011.

Moehn, Frederick. Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.

Ramsburg, Jim. Network Radio Ratings, 1932-1953: A History of Prime Time Programs through the Ratings of Nielsen, Crossley, and Hooper. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2012.

Segrave, Kerry. Jukeboxes: An American Social History. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2002.

Shepherd, John, ed. [et al.] Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. Volume 8. Genres : North America. London; New York: Continuum, 2012.

Strong, Martin C. The Great Folk Discography. Volume 2, The Next Generation. Edinburgh: Polygon, 2011.

Fintan Vallely, ed. with key contributions by Liz Doherty, Martin Dowling, Terry Moylan []. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. 2nd ed., substantially revised & expanded. Cork: Cork University Press, 2011.

June 2012

Bridges, Nancye with the help of Frank Crook. Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the Stars of Australia’s Live Radio. North Ryde: Methuen Australia, 1983.

Cairns, Huntington, Allen Tate [and] Mark Van Doren, eds. Invitation to Learning. New York: Random House [1941].

Cairns, Huntington, Allen Tate [and] Mark Van Doren, eds. Invitation to Learning. New York: The New Home Library [1942].

Caps, John. Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012.

Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. A Listener’s Guide to Invitation to Learning. New York [1940- ].

Crothers, George ed. The Invitation to Learning Reader on War and Peace, as Broadcast on the CBS Radio Network. New York: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1960.

Dregni, Michael, ed.; with Greil Marcus ... [et al.]; foreword by Sonny Burgess. Rockabilly: The Twang Heard ’Round the World: The Illustrated History. Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, 2011.

Harrison, Thomas. Music of the 1980s. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2011

Isenhour, Jack. He Stopped Loving Her Today: George Jones, Billy Sherrill, and the Pretty-Much Totally True Story of the Making of the Greatest Country Record of All Time. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Kent, Jacqueline. Out of the Bakelite Box: The Heyday of Australian Radio. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1983.

Lane, Richard. The Golden Age of Australian Radio Drama, 1923-1960: A History through Biography. Canberra: National Film and Sound Archive ; Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1994.

Schumacher, Hazen and John Stevens. A Golden Age of Jazz Revisited, 1939-1942: Three Years of Musical Excitement When Jazz Was the World’s Popular Music. Ann Arbor, Mich.: NPP Books, 2008.

Smith, Courtney E. Record Collecting for Girls: Unleashing Your Inner Music Nerd, One Album at a Time. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

Wilkinson, Christopher. Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012.

April 2012

Christgau, Robert. Christgau’s Record Guide: The ’80s. New York: Pantheon Books, c1990.

Diaz, Cristobal. San Juan-New York: Discografia de la Musica Puertorriquena, 1900-1942. Rio Piedras, P.R.: Publicaciones Gaviota, 2009.

Edison Bell Phonographs: 1905 Catalogue. City of London: Phonograph & Gramophone Society, 1965.

Erkomaisvili, Anzor and Vaxtang Rodonaia. Georgian Folk Song: The First Sound Recordings, 1901 - 1914. T’bilisi: International Centre for Georgian Folk Song, 2006.

Faucett, Bill F. selection, preparation, and introduction; Michael J. Budds, ed. Music in America 1860-1918: Essays, Reviews, and Remarks on Critical Issues. Hillsdale, N.Y.: Pendragon Press, 2008.

Frank Harrison’s Shorthand Magazine. Vol. 1, no. 1, June 1889. Newark, N.J.: F. Harrison, 1889,

Greenfield, Robert. The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011.

Hawkins, Stan. Pop and Easy Listening Music. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011.

Hershorn, Tad; foreword by Oscar Peterson. Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.

Horowitz, Mark Eden. Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press in association with the Library of Congress, 2010.

Inaba, Mitsutoshi. Willie Dixon: Preacher of the Blues. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Katz, Mark. Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music, rev. ed. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010.

Lopez, Samuel. Fado Portugal: 200 Years of Fado. [Lisboa] : Seven Muses, 2011.

Lotz, Rainer E. Black People: Entertainers of African Descent in Europe and Germany. Bonn : Birgit Lotz Verlag, c1997.

Niebur, Louis. Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Niemeyer, Daniel. Remembering 1950s Easy-Pop Songs and Singers. Boulder, Col.: Fifties Book Publishers, 2008.

Robinson., Mark A. Encyclopedia of Television Theme Songs. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2011.

Seeburg Automatic Instruments: Manufactured by J. P. Seeburg Piano Co. Chicago, Ill.: P.J. Seeburg Piano Co., [192-]

Spencer, Scott B., ed. The Ballad Collectors of North America: How Gathering Folksongs Transformed Academic Thought and American Identity. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012.

Tompkins, Dave. How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop: The Machine Speaks. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House; Chicago: Stop Smiling, 2010.

Wonneberg, Frank. Labelkunde Vinyl: Schallplattenfirmen, Etikettenstammbäume, Matrizenschlüssel, Qualitätsparameter. Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, 2008.

Zirpolo, Michael P. Mr. Trumpet: The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny Berigan. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

February 2012

Brooks, Tim with Merle Sprinzen. Little Wonder Records and Bubble Books: An Illustrated History and Discography. Denver, Colo.: Mainspring Press, 2011.

Dicaire, David. The Folk Music Revival, 1958-1970: Biographies of Fifty Performers and Other Infuential People. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2011.

Graff, Gary, Josh Freedom Du Lac, and Jim McFarlin, eds.; forewords by Huey Lewis and Kurtis Blow. MusicHound R & B: The Essential Album Guide. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1998.

Hight, Jewly. Right by Her Roots: Americana Women and Their Songs. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2011.

Spellman, Peter; Jonathan Feist, ed. The Self-Promoting Musician: Strategies for Independent Music Success, 2nd ed. Boston, Mass.: Berklee Press, 2008.

Whitburn, Joel. Joel Whitburn Presents Hot Country Albums: Billboard 1964 to 2007: Chart Data Compiled from Billboard’s Country Albums Charts, 1964-2007. Menomonee Falls, Wis.: Record Research, Inc, 2008

January 2012

Cusic, Don. The Cowboy in Country Music: An Historical Survey with Artist Profiles. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2011.

Dunaway, David King. A Pete Seeger Discography: Seventy Years of Recordings. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Friedwald, Will. A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers. New York: Pantheon Books, 2010.

Hall, Charles J. A Chronicle of American Music, 1700-1995. New York: Schirmer Books, 1996.

Malone, Bill C. Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger’s Life & Musical Journey. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

McVicker, Mary F. Women Composers of Classical Music: 369 Biographies from 1550 into the 20th Century. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2011.

North, James H. Andre Kostelanetz on Records and on the Air: A Discography and Radio Log. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Osteen, Mark and Frank J. Graziano, eds. Music at the Crossroads: Lives & Legacies of Baltimore Jazz. Baltimore, MD: Apprentice House, 2010.

Pool, Jeannie Gayle and H. Stephen Wright. A Research Guide to Film and Television Music in the United States. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Schroder, Carla. The Book of Audacity: Record, Edit, Mix, and Master with the Free Audio Editor. San Francisco: No Starch Press, 2011.

Simpson, Kim. Early ’70s Radio: The American Format Revolution. New York: Continuum, 2011.

Stowe, David W. No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Sutton, Allan. A Phonograph in Every Home: The Evolution of the American Recording Industry, 1900-19. Denver, Colo.: Mainspring Press, 2010.

Tyler, Don. Hit Songs, 1900-1955: American Popular Music of the Pre-Rock Era. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2007.

September 2011

Harker, Brian. Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Hill, Donald R. Calypso Calaloo: Early Carnival Music in Trinidad. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1993.

Lawson, R.A. Jim Crow’s Counterculture: The Blues and Black Southerners, 1890-1945. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010.

Lomax, Alan, Ronald D. Cohen ed. Alan Lomax, Assistant in Charge: The Library of Congress Letters, 1935-1945. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Lynskey, Dorian. 33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day. New York: Ecco, c2011.

McParland, Stephen J. Cowabunga! Gidget Goes Encyclopedic, 2nd ed. New South Wales, Australia: CMusic Publishing, 2005.

Priestley, Brian. Mingus, A Critical Biography. New York: Da Capo Press, [1984], 1982.

Smith, Ronald L. Goldmine Comedy Record Price Guide. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1996.

Stempel, Larry. Showtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theater. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2010.

Stendahl, Bjørn. Jazz, Hot & Swing: Jazz i Norge 1920-1940. [Oslo]: Norsk Jazzarkiv, c1987.

Stendahl, Bjørn and Johs Bergh. Sigarett Stomp : Jazz i Norge, 1940-1950. [Oslo]: Norsk Jazzarkiv, 1991.

Stone, Robert L. Sacred Steel: Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Wolfman Jack with Byron Laursen. Have mercy!: Confessions of the Original Rock ’n’ Roll Animal. New York: Warner Books, 1995.

June 2011

Eddy, Chuck.The Accidental Evolution of Rock’n’Roll: A Misguided Tour Through Popular Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1997.

Fellers, Frederick P. The Metropolitan Opera on Record: A Discography of the Commercial Recordings, 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Galm, Eric A. The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Hentoff, Nat; foreword by Lewis Porter. At the Jazz Band Ball: Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010.

Jones, Roben. Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Rosenthal, Rob & Richard Flacks. Playing for Change: Music and Musicians in the Service of Social Movements. Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm Publishers, 2011.

Tunzi, Joseph A. with an introduction by Bill Porter. Elvis Sessions III: The Recorded Music of Elvis Aron Presley, 1953-1977, rev. and expanded ed. Chicago : JAT Productions, 2004.

May 2011

Cox, Jim. American Radio Networks: A History. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2009.

Cox, Jim. Sold on Radio: Advertisers in the Golden Age of Broadcasting. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2008.

Gibson, Nathan D. with Don Pierce. The Starday Story : The Gouse That Country Music Built. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Gosling, John; radio script by Howard Koch. Waging The War of the Worlds: A History of the 1938 Radio Broadcast and Resulting Panic, Including the Original Script. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2009.

Green, Stanley. Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre: An Updated Reference Guide to Over 2000 Performers, Writers, Directors, Productions, and Songs of the Musical Stage, Both in New York and London. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976.

Harmon, Jim. Radio Mystery and Adventure: And Its Appearances in Film, Television, and Other Media. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 1992.

Hubbert, Julie, ed. Celluloid Symphonies: Texts and Contexts in Film Music History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.

Lornell, Kip and Charles C. Stephenson, Jr. The Beat: Go-Go’s Fusion of Funk and Hip-Hop. New York: Billboard, 2001.

Malone, Bill C. and Jocelyn R. Neal. Country Music, U.S.A. 3rd rev. ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Payton, Gordon and Martin Grams, Jr. The CBS Radio Mystery Theater: An Episode Guide and Handbook to Nine Years of Broadcasting, 1974-1982. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1999.

Smith, Ronald L. Horror Stars on Radio: The Broadcast Histories of 29 Chilling Hollywood Voices. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2010.

The Songwriter’s Market, 34th ed., Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 2011.

February 2011

Wolfe, Charles and Kip Lornell. The Life and Legend of Leadbelly. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, 1992.

January 2011

Macfarland, Malcolm and Ken Crossland ; foreword by Michael Feinstein. Perry Como: A Biography and Complete Career Record. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2009.

December 2010

Bianchi, William. Schools of the Air: A History of Instructional Programs on Radio in the United States. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2008.

Bloch, Henry. Directory of Conductors’ Archives in American Institutions. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2006.

Broven, John. Record Makers and Breakers: Voices of the Independent Rock ’n’ Roll Pioneers. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c2009.

Cummings, Richard H. Cold War Radio: The Dangerous History of American Broadcasting in Europe, 1950-1989. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2009.

Dietz, Dan. Off Broadway Musicals, 1910-2007: Casts, Credits, Songs, Critical Reception and Performance Data of More than 1,800 Shows. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2010.

Fox, Jon Hartley; foreword by Dave Alvin. King of the Queen City: The Story of King Records. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c2009.

Fritts, Ron and Ken Vail. Ella Fitzgerald: The Chick Webb Years & Beyond. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2003.

George-Warren, Holly. Public Cowboy no. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Glasper, Ian. Trapped in a Scene: UK Hardcore 1985-1989. London: Cherry Red Books, 2009.

Herzhaft, Gerard. Encyclopedia of the Blues, 2nd ed. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Johnson, Richard J. and Bernard M. Shirley. American Dance Bands on Record and Film, 1915-1942. Fairplay, CO: Rustbooks Pub., 2010. Vols 1-5.

Kahn, Ashley. The House that Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2006.

Katz, Mark. Capturing Sound: How Technology has Changed Music. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Komara, Edward, editor. Encyclopedia of the Blues. New York: Routledge, 2006.

LaFaro-Fernandez, Helene. Jade Visions: The Life and Music of Scott LaFaro. Denton, Tex.: University of North Texas Press, 2009.

Lonergan, David. Hit Records, 1950-1975. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2005.

McParland, Stephen J. Bikinis, Black Denim & Bitchen Sounds: A Musical Appreciation of Female Surf, Hot-Rod, and Related Recordings 1961-1967, 3rd ed. (with corrections). North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, 2006.

McParland, Stephen J. Bobby Fuller Four: Rock ’n’ Roll Mustangs, From the Border Town, to the Beach, to the Big Time, to Murder! North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, 2008.

McParland, Stephen J. ed. Bull Sessions with the Big Daddy: Interviews with Those Who Helped Shape the California Sound. North Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia: CMusic, 2001.

McParland, Stephen J. ed. California Confidential: A Small Taste of California Dreamin’ and California Schemin’: In Conversation with Kim Fowley. North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, 2001.

McParland, Stephen J. P.F.: Travelling Barefoot on a Rocky Road: The Musical Biography of P.F. Sloan, 3rd ed. North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, 2006.

McParland, Stephen J. Real Gone Gassers: Read the Real Stories Behind Some of Surf and Hot-Rod Music’s More Interesting Record Albums. North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, c2008.

McParland, Stephen J. ed. Surf Beat: From Deltone to Hightone and Beyond: The Dick Dale story, 2nd ed. (with corrections). North Strathfield, New South Wales: CMusic Books, 2001.

Musiker, Reuben and Naomi Musiker. Conductors and Composers of Popular Orchestral Music: A Biographical and Discographical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Neal, Jocelyn R. The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Legacy in Country Music. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2009.

Nichols, Lee. Science in Africa: Interviews with Thirty African Scientists. Washington, D.C.: Voice of America, 1982.

Reineke, Hank. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott: The Never-Ending Highway. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Robb, John. Death to Trad Rock. London: Cherry Red Books, 2009.

Strong, Martin C. The Great Alternative & Indie Discography. Edinburgh: Canongate, 1999.

Suisman, David. Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Suisman , David and Susan Strasser eds. Sound in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.

Sutton, Allan. Edison Blue Amberol Cylinders: U.S., Special, and Foreign Issues 1912-1929. Denver, Colo.: Mainspring Press, c2009.

Vail, Ken. Count Basie: Swingin’ the Blues, 1936-1950. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2003.

Vail, Ken. Dizzy Gillespie: The Bebop Years, 1937-1952. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2003.

Wilcox, Janet. Voiceovers: Techniques and Tactics for Success. New York: Allworth Press, 2007.

November 2010

Anderson, Toni P. "Tell them we are singing for Jesus:" The Original Fisk Jubilee Singers and Christian Reconstruction, 1871-1878. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, c2010.

Brasseaux, Ryan A. and Kevin S. Fontenot, eds. Accordions, Fiddles, Two Step & Swing: A Cajun Music Reader. Lafayette, LA : Center for Louisiana Studies, 2006.

DeVito, Chris et al., Lewis Porter, ed. The John Coltrane Reference. New York: Routledge, c2008.

Dicaire , David. The Early Years of Folk Music: Fifty Founders of the Tradition. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c2010.

Ewen, David. All the Years of American Popular Music. (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, c1977.)

Hulme, Derek C. Dmitri Shostakovich Catalogue: The First Hundred Years and Beyond, 4th ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

McGinty, Doris Evans. A Documentary History of the National Association of Negro Musicians. Chicago: Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago, c2004.

Morgan, Thomas L., text and captions. Historic Photos of New Orleans Jazz. (Nashville, Tenn.: Turner Publishing, c2009.)

Whitburn, Joel. Hot Country Songs: Billboard 1944 to 2008, 7th ed. Menomonee Falls, Wis.: Record Research, c2008.

Yule, Ron with contributions from Bill Burge. Louisiana Fiddlers. University Press of Mississippi, c2009.

October 2010

Ashby, Arved. Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2010.

Cann, Simon. Becoming a Synthesizer Wizard: From Presets to Power User. Boston: Course Technology, 2010.

Carr, Patrick. The Illustrated History of Country Music. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & co., 1979.

Guralnick, Peter. Lost Highway: Journeys & Arrivals of American Musicians. Boston: D. R. Godine, 1979.

Lehrman, Leonard J. and Kenneth O. Boulton. Elie Siegmeister, American Composer: A Bio-Bibliography. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Miller, Michael. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Music Business. Indianapolis, IN: Alpha Books, 2010.

Spencer, Kristopher. Film and Television Scores, 1950-1979: A Critical Survey by Genre. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2008.

Staines, Joe, ed. The Rough Guide to Classical Music, 5th ed., rev. & expanded. London ; New York: Rough Guides, 2010.

Fall 2010

Adelt, Ulrich. Blues Music in the Sixties: A Story in Black and White. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Ayala, Cristobal Diaz. Cuba Canta y Baila: Discografia de la Musica Cubana. San Juan, PR: Fundacion Musicalia, 1994.

Berresford, Mark. That’s Got ’Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

Brend, Mark. American Troubadours: Groundbreaking Singer-Songwriters of the ’60s. San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2001.

Brocken, Michael. Other Voices: Hidden Histories of Liverpool’s Popular Music Scenes, 1930s-1970s. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010.

Cohen, Harvey G. Duke Ellington’s America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Cook, John with Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance. Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, The Indie Label that Got Big and Stayed Small. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009.

Cox, Jim. Frank and Anne Hummert’s Radio Factory: The Programs and Personalities of Broadcasting’s Most Prolific Producers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003.

Craig, Steve. Out of the Dark: A History of Radio and Rural America. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2009.

Dicaire, David. The New Generation of Country Music Stars: Biographies of 50 Artists Born After 1940. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Erdmann, Thomas R. How Jazz Trumpeters Understand Their Music: Twenty-Seven Interviews. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009.

Ferencz, George J., ed. The Broadway Sound: The Autobiography and Selected Essays of Robert Russell Bennet. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 1999.

Gargiulo, Suzanne. Hans Conried: A Biography, with a Filmography and a Listing of Radio, Television, Stage, and Voice Work. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002.

Glantz, Jerry. Leib Glantz, The Man Who Spoke to God. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Institute for Jewish Liturgical Music, 2008.

Gottlieb, Gary. How does it sound now? : legendary engineers and vintage gear . Boston: Course Technology, 2010.

Hefele, Bernhard. Jazz-Bibliography: International Literature on Jazz, Blues, Spirituals, Gospel and Ragtime Music with a Selected List of Works on the Social and Cultural Background from the Beginning to the Present. New York: Saur, 1981.

Huber, Patrick. Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Hutchison, Tom, Amy Macy, and Paul Allen. Record Label Marketing, 2nd ed. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2010.

Jablonski, Edward and Lawrence D. Stewart. The Gershwin Years: George and Ira. New York: Da Capo Press, 1996.

McGowan, Chris and Ricardo Pessanha. The Brazilian sound: samba, bossa nova, and the popular music of Brazil. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.

McParland, Stephen J. Waltzing the Plank: 40 Years of Surfin’ Sounds Downunder: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Australian Surf Music, 1963-2003. North Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia: CMusic, 2004.

Miller, Karl Hagstrom. Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.

Peretti, Burton W. Lift Every Voice: The History of African American Music. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009.

Phillips, Robert W. Roy Rogers: A Biography, Radio History, Television Career Chronicle, Discography, Filmography, Comicography, Merchandising and Advertising History, Collectibles Description, Bibliography, and Index. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

Ragland, Cathy. Musica Nortena: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation Between Nations. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.

Rodgers, Tara. Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.

Silvester, Peter J. The Story of Boogie-Woogie: A Left Hand Like God. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009.

Strasser, Richard. Music Business: The Key Concepts. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Sutton, Allan. The American Stage Performers Discography: Actors, Vaudevillians and Musical Comedy Stars. Vol. I (1891-1942). Denver: Mainspring Press, 2007.

Timner, W.E. Ellingtonia: The Recorded Music of Duke Ellington and his Sidemen. 5th ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007.

Warlick, Tom and Lucy Warlickhe. WBT Briarhoppers: Eight Decades of a Bluegrass Band Made for Radio. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Weeks, Todd Bryant. Luck’s in My Corner: The Life and Music of Hot Lips Page. New York: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.

Whitburn, Joel. Joel Whitburn’s Top Pop Singles. 12th ed. Menomonee Falls, WI: Record Research, 2009.

Wikstrom, Patrik. The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud. Malden, MA: Polity, 2009.

Wlaschin, Ken. The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896-1929: An Illustrated History and Catalog of Songs Inspired by the Movies and Stars, with a List of Recordings. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

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