Martin Strong's best-selling and highly acclaimed monster reference book is now in its fourth edition. Encyclopaedic in scope, the book contains incomparable details on all the great figures in the development of the rock genre.
This discography contains comprehensive details on all the great figures in the development of the progressive and psychedelia music genres. It covers over 750 artists and bands over five decades. It has complete discographies for all formats, listings and dates of all EP, single and album releases, and their respective highest chart positions in both the UK and the US.
The Essential Rock Discography Vol 1 is the ultimate concise reference guide to the biographical titbits, evolving band lineups, anecdotes and track listings of modern pop and rock bands. Updating and encapsulating all the crucial information from the formidable Great Rock Discography, this new tome retains a wide spectrum of facts perfect for the ardent music lover, pub-quiz devotee and general pop fan.
The ultimate concise reference guide to the biographical titbits, evolving band lineups, anecdotes and track listings of modern pop and rock bands.Updating and encapsulating all the crucial information from the formidable The Great Rock Discography and the Essential Rock Discography 1st Edition this new tome retains a wide spectrum of facts perfect for the ardent music lover, pub-quiz devotee and general pop fan.Music lovers everywhere already regard Martin C. Strong as a god - his established fans eagerly await The Essential Rock Discography 2nd Edition, with its accessibility guaranteeing mass-market appeal.
Martin Strong has earned a reputation as a music writer the hard way - by compiling massive tomes rich in detail and brimming with sharp, insightful observations. He made his name with the bestselling The Great Rock Discography which sold more than a quarter of a million copies in its eight-edition publishing history. Now Strong turns his attention to the world of folk, charting the musical careers of the most influential folk musicians in recording history. The book is divided into American and British-based artists, but it also includes traditional Scottish, Irish, European and Australian performers. The Great Folk Discography ends with an invaluable guide to Cult Collectables - mainly one-LP bands from the 1970s whose recordings command premium prices. `The last word in rock'n'roll trainspotting, there isn't a better guide on the market' The Guardian `Insanely meticulous' The Independent `A Herculean labour of love...Strong should provide hours of useful diversions for record collectors' Q
From Rock's Great Discographer comes the massively expanded second edition of The Great Metal Discography. Fully revised and updated to the end of 2000, it contains over 1000 individual discographies detailing all UK, US and essential Euro albums, singles and EPs in all formats. The Great Metal Discography is the best guide to sonic extremity you'll find - with all the facts you need on amplified guitar abuse in all its multifarious guises: hard rock, heavy metal, thrash metal, funk metal, death metal, hardcore, grindcore, grunge, black metal and more.This, the latest indispensable instalment from Martin C Strong, has got the lowdown on everyone who ever turned the amplifier up to the eleven.
Complete Discographies Listing Every Track Recorded by More Than 1200 Artists ; Comprehensive Band Histories, Line-up Changes, Career Milestones, Catalog Numbers, U.K. and U.S. Chart Positions for Every Release, Recommendations of Must-have Recordings and Essential Listening
Based on Martin Strong's The Great Rock Discography, this is a compact version featuring 500 of the most influential figures in the history of popular music. It expands on the format of the previous title, in which full track listings for all albums, b-sides for all singles, labels, UK and US chart positions, band members, recommended listening, style analysis, band histories - from original line-ups to dissolution, solo projects, potted biographies, a pricing guide for rare albums and release dates are given.
?Martin C. Strong has earned his reputation as a music writer the hard wayby compiling massive, detailed tomes that brim with sharp, insightful observations. The Great Folk Discography is an essential purchase for all lovers of folk music. Volume 2 includes music from the late 1970s to the present, taking in such diverse acts as Billy Bragg, Midlake, Fleet Foxes, Nanci Griffith and the Proclaimers.
Bob Dylan: The Complete Bob Dylan Discogrpahy contains all you will ever need to know about Bob Dylan and his releases. Including an expansive biography, album reviews and comprehensive discography, it is an invaluable guide for Dylan fans everywhere.This is an essential purchase for all lovers of Bob Dylan, with details of everything the legendary singer/songwriter produced.
This familiar guide to information resources in the humanities and the arts, organized by subjects and emphasizing electronic resources, enables librarians, teachers, and students to quickly find the best resources for their diverse needs.