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This bibliography is concerned only with almanacs, selected (and maybe technical) bibliographies, catalogues (academic or industrial), career advice guides, chart listings, collectors/collections, selected compilations, dictionaries (inc. biographical dictionaries), directories, discographies, productions from editors/editorial workers, encyclopedias, guides, guides to instruments, handbooks/how to books, instrument makers, listings, manuals, miscellaneous, music industry publications (various), registers, sourcebooks, who's who (selected), and will finally be strictly alphabetical by author-surname. Anthologies and "companions to" however may placed in a companion file.

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Bibliography on Guides and Directories etc

Music pop and classical, technology, history, information, issues

AAA

J. Adato, Percussionist's Dictionary: Translations of Descriptions and Photographs of Percussion Instruments. Paperback US, nd? Out of Print.

Luciano Alberti, Music of the Western World. New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974.

Monika Allan, The Tamworth Country Music Festival: A Cavalcade of Australia's Leading Country Music Artists. Sydney, Horwitz Grahame, 1988.

John Allison, The Pocket Companion to Opera. Remaindered, 2003.

Christine Ammer, The HarperCollins Dictionary of Music. 2nd Edition. New York, HarperCollins, 1991.

James Anderson, Bloomsbury Dictionary of Opera and Operetta. London. Bloomsbury Pub. Ltd., 1989/1992.

Willi Apel, Masters of the Keyboard: A Brief Survey of Pianoforte Music. nd?

Russell Ash, The Top Ten of Everything 2002. New York, Dorling Kindersley/Penguin, 2001.


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John Braheny, The Craft and Business of Songwriting. 1988.

Theodore Baker, (Ed.), Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. 8th ed. New York, Schirmer, 2001.

David Baskerville, Music Business Handbook & Career Guide. 5th Edition. 1990.

Jeffrey Brabec and Todd Brabec, Music, Money, and Success: The Insider's Guide to the Music Industry. 1995.

Warren Bebbington, A Dictionary of Australian Music. Oxford University Press. Remaindered 2003. (More than 1400 entries. From Aboriginal music to opera.)

John Braheny, The Craft and Business of Song Writing. Remaindered 2003.

John H. Beck, Encyclopedia of Percussion. US, Hardcover; $95.

F. Bume, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwawrt. Kassel and Basel, 1949, in progress.

Anthony Baines, (Ed.), Musical Instruments Through The Ages. London, Faber and Faber/Penguin, 1961. (Author also of Woodwind Instruments And Their History)

Rene-Pierre Bardet. 200 Drum Machine Patterns; Paperback, nd?

Warren Bebbington, (Ed, compiler.), The Oxford Companion to Australian Music. Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1997.

Warren Bebbington, (Ed.), A Dictionary of Australian Music. Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1998.

John H. Beck, Encyclopedia of Percussion. Hardcover US, $95.00

A. H. Benade, Horns, String and Harmony. New York, 1960. (Acoustics)

Leslie Berman with Heather Wood, (Ed.), Grass Roots International Folk Resource Directory, 3rd ed. New York, A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 1993., 384pp.

Kate Bettley, (Ed., compiler), Gramophone Classical Good CD Guide 2002. Teddington, Middlesex, London, Gramophone Publications Ltd., 2001.

Patti Jean Birosik, The New Age Music Guide: Profiles and Recordings of 500 Top New Age Musicians. New York, Collier Books / Macmillan Publishing Co., 1989., 218pp.

James Blades, Percussion Instruments and Their History. Paperback US, $50.00
James Blades, Percussion Instruments and Their History; Hardcover US, $50.00, (Publisher? nd? Out of Print?

Becky Blackley, The Autoharp Book. Brisbane, CA, i.a.d. Publications, 1983., 256pp.

Earl Blackwell, (Ed.), Celebrity Register. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1973., 562pp.

Donald Boalch, Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord, 1440-1840. London, 1956.

John L. Boothroyd, Bluegrass LP Issues 1957-1990. Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia, John L. Boothroyd, 1990., 393pp. U.S. ISBN: & LC: ?, National Library of Australia ISBN: 0646-00631-2.

Brenton Broadstock, Sound Ideas: Australian composers born since 1950: A guide to their music and ideas. Australian Music Centre, 1995.

Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, David Muddymam, and Richard Trillo (Eds.), World Music: The Rough Guide. London, Rough Guides Ltd., 1994., 697pp.

Florence E. Brunnings, Folk Song Index: a comprehensive guide to the Florence E. Brunnings Collection. New York, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1981., 358pp.

Alexander Buchner, (Trans by Iris Unwin), Musical Instruments Through the Ages. London, 1961.

CCC

Stu Cantor, Monica Corton and Murray Deutch, The Basics of Music Publishing and Music Licensing. 1998. See website http://www.musicmatters.com/

George Carlin, The Big Book of Country Music: A Biographical Encyclopedia. New York, Penguin Books, 1995., 526pp.

Frederic Ming Chang, and Albert Faurot, Team piano repertoire: a manual of music for multiple players... . Publisher, nd?

Michael Channon, Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and Its Effects on Music. 1995.

Steve Chapple and Reebee Garofolo, Rock and Roll Is Here To Pay. 1977.

Cheng-Yih Chen, et al, Two-Tone Set-Bells of Marquis Yi: The Wei-Kung Books on the History of Science and Technology in East Asia. Publisher? Hardcover; Out of Print.


Robert Christgau, Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. New Haven, CT, and New York, Ticknor and Fields, 1981., 471pp.

Robert Christgau, Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s. New York, Pantheon Books, 1990., 514pp.


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Historical Background to African Music

Marie-Therese Brincard, (Ed.), Sounding Forms: African Musical Instruments. New York, The American Foundation of Arts, 1989.

Ronnie Graham, The Da Capo Guide to Contemporary African Music. Volume 1. London, Zwan Publications and Pluto Press, 1988/1992.

Ronnie Graham, The Stern's Guide to Contemporary African Music. Volume 2. London, Zwan Publications and Pluto Press, 1988/1992.

African music bibliography

Percival R. Kirby, The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa. Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University Press, 1968.

Bruno Nettl, Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continents. Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1965.

Lee Warren, The Dance of Africa: An Introduction. Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1972.

Robin E. Wells, An Introduction to the Music of the Basotho. Morija, Morija Museum and Archives, 1994.

Stephen Citron, A Complete Guide to the Craft of Songwriting. 1985.

J. Bunker Clark, The Dawning of American Keyboard Music. nd?

Donald Clarke, Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Penguin, 1989.

Donald Clarke, (Ed.). The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music. London, Viking, 1989., 1378pp.

Alan Clayson, The Best of Rock: The Essential CD Guide. Collins (Francisco, 1993.

Rene Clemenic, (Trans by David Hermges), Old Musical Instruments. London, 1968.

Mike Clifford, (Consultant), The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock. (6th ed.). New York, Harmony Books, 1988., 208pp.

Mike Clifford, (Consultant), The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock. (7th ed.). New York, Harmony Books, 1992., 208pp.

Mike Clifford, (Ed.), The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock. New York, Harmony Books, 1998-1992.

Ernest Closson, History of the Piano. nd?

Tom Clynes, Music Festivals from Bach to Blues. Detroit/New York/ Toronto, Visible Ink Press, 1996,. 582pp.

Helen R. Coates, The American Festival Guide. New York, A Banner Book / Exposition Press, 1956., 299pp.

Aaron I. Cohen, International Encyclopedia of Women Composers. New York, Books and Music, 1987.

Mark Coleman, The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Random House, 1992.

C. F. Colt, The Colt Clavier Collection at Bethersden, Kent. Portsmoth, nd?

F. Michael Combs, Percussion Manual. Paperback US, nd?

Compilers, Chris Spencer, Zbig Nowara and Paul McHenry, Who's Who of Australian Rock. Noble Park, Melbourne, Five Mile Press, 1987-2002.

Compilation, Time-Life, Rock and Roll Generation: Teen Life in the 50s. Time-Life Books, 1998.

Compilation - Record Collector Magazine: Rare Record Price Guide 97 / 98. Diamond Publishing Group, 1997.

Compilation, Rolling Stone: The Rolling Stone Interviews: The 1980s. St. Martin's Press/Rolling Stone Press, 1989.

Orion Blue Book, Guitars and Musical Instruments 1995. Hardcover; US, $159.

Compilation, Orion Blue Book, Guitars and Musical Instruments 1995. Hardcover US.

Compilation, Orion Blue Book, Guitars and Musical Instruments 1996. (ISSN 1046-3879, Hardcover US.  

Compilation, Orion Blue Book, Guitars and Musical Instruments 1997. Annual, Hardcover, US, Out of Print.

Orion Blue Book, Guitars and Musical Instruments 1996. (ISSN 1046-3879), Hardcover; US, $169.

Orion Blue Book: Guitars and Musical Instruments 1997 (Annual). Hardcover, US, Out of Print

Compilation, UW-Madison, Songs to Thee, Wisconsin. Madison, WI, The University of Wisconsin News Service, Public Service Publication Number 4, (selected in collaboration with students and staff of the University of Wisconsin School of Music), Sept. 1950., 39pp.

Compilation, Country Music Magazine (from the Editors of), The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia. New York, Times Book / Random House, 1994., 449pp.

Compilation - Guitar Player Magazine (by the editors of), The Guitar Player Book. Revised and updated, third edition.




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Compilation, SBS Australian Almanac 2002 - The Complete Fact Finder for Australia and the World. Hardie Grant Books, 2002.

Compilation, edited by Amy O'Halloran, Directory of Australian Associations: The comprehensive guide to every association and interest group in Australia. Crown Content, 47th edn, 2003. (See www.australianassociations.com.au)

Compilation, Puddlestomp Records, 1997-1998 Acoustic Venue Directory. Portland, ME, Puddlestomp Records, 1997., 399pp.

Compilation, Puddlestomp Records, 1998-1999 Acoustic Venue Directory. Portland, ME, Puddlestomp Records, 1998.

Gregory Cooper, Collectible Compact Disc Price Guide . Collector Books, 1998.

David Crombie, The Complete Electronic Percussion Book. Paperback US, Out of Print.

Cupertino, CA, Guitar Player Books. New York, Grove Press, Inc., 1983., 403pp.

Anthony Curtis, Lyle Price Guide - Film and Rock n' Roll Collectibles. Perigee Books, 1996.

DDD

William Dale, Tschudi the Harpsichord Maker. London, 1913. Staney Dance, The World of Swing. 1974.

Elizabeth A. Davis, (prepared by), Index to the New World Recorded Anthology of American Music, A User's Guide to the Initial One Hundred Records" [#201-#300]. New York and London, W.W. Norton, 1981., 235pp.

Jack Daniel: Conversion Guide for LPs and cassettes by Jack Daniel, for putting your old-format music onto computer at website: pages.prodigy.net/jdjd/vinyl/

Frederic Dannen, Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money in the Music Business. 1990.


Sheila Davis, The Craft of Lyric Writing. 1995.

Anthony DeCurtis, James Henke with Holly George-Warren, The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York, Random House, 1992., 838pp.

Pamela Youngdahl Dees, A guide to piano music by women composers. V.1, Composers born before 1900. US, Publisher nd?

Fred Deller, The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music. New York, Harmony Books, 1977., 256pp.

Fred Deller, The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music. New York, Harmony Books, 1986., 208pp.

Les Docks, 1900-1965 American Premium Record Guide. 4th ed. Florence, AL, Books Americana Inc., 1992., 447pp.

Bob Donaghey, Bluegrass Yearbook: Your Favorite Bluegrass Festival Performers. Pelham, NC, Nectar Publications, 1999., 159pp. (Included is Bluegrass Yearbook Sampler, 17-track CD, no catalog)

R. Donington, The Instruments of Music. London, 1949.

Edward Downes, The New York Philharmonic Guide to the Symphony. New York, Walker and Co., 1976.

Harold J. Diamond, Music Criticism: An Annotated Guide to the Literature. Scarecrow, NJ, Metuchen, 1979.

Vincent H. Duckles, Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography. 4th ed. New York, Schirmer Books, 1988.

Amo Drucker, American Piano Trios: A Resource Guide.. US, Publisher, nd?



EEE

Theodore Edel, Piano music for one hand. Publisher, nd?

Michael Erlewine, (Ed.), with Scott Bultman, All Music Guide. (1st edn.), San Francisco, Miller Freeman Inc., 1992,. 1176pp.

Michael Erlewine, (Ed.), with Chris Woodstra, All Music Guide. (2nd ed.), San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1994., 1176pp.

Michael Erlewine, (Ed.), with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra and Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Music Guide. (3rd edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1997., 1500pp.

Michael Erlewine, (Ed.) with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra and Cub Koda, All Music Guide to the Blues. (1st edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1996., 424pp.

Michael Erlewine, (Ed.) with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra and Cub Koda, All Music Guide to the Blues. (2nd edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1999., 700pp.

Michael Erlewine with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra and Stephen Thomas Erlewine, (Ed.), All Music Guide to Country. (1st edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1997., 617pp.


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Michael Erlewine with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine and Scott Yanow, (Ed.), All Music Guide to Jazz. (3rd edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1998., 1384pp.

Michael Erlewine with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Richie Unterberger and William Ruhlmann, (Ed.), All Music Guide to Rock. (1st edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1995., 974pp.

Michael Erlewine, with Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine and Richie Unterberger, (Ed.), All Music Guide to Rock. (2nd edn.). San Francisco, Miller Freeman Books, 1997., 1234pp.

Judie Eremo, (Ed.), Country Musicians" (from the pages of Guitar Player, Keyboard and Frets magazines). Cupertino, CA, A GPI Book, New York, Grove Press, 1987., 151pp.

Judie Eremo, (Ed.), New Age Musicians. (From the pages of Guitar Player, Keyboard and Frets magazines). Milwaukee, Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., Cupertino, CA, GPI Publications, 1989., 112pp.

William A. Everett, British piano trios, quartets, and quintets, 1850-1950: a checklist. Publisher, nd?

David Ewen, (Ed.), The Complete Book of Classical Music. London, Robert Hale, 1965-1989 editions. (Biographies and critical evaluations)

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Leonard Feather, The Encyclopedia of Jazz. 1960.

Leonard Feather, The Encyclopedia of Jazz. New York, Horizon Press, 1955., 360pp.

Leonard Feather, The New Edition of the Encyclopedia of Jazz. New York, Horizon Press, 1960., 527pp.

Leonard Feather, The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. New York, Horizon Press, 1966., 312pp.

Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler. The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies, New York, Horizon Press, 1976., 393pp.

Gary S. Felton, The Record Collector's International Directory. New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980., 365pp.

Howard Ferstler, High Definition Compact Disc Recordings: Sound Quality Evaluations of over 1400 of the Most Technically Excellent Digital Recordings. Jefferson, NC/London, 1994.

Steven and Alan Freeman, The Crack in the Cosmic Egg. Encyclopedia of Krautrock, Kosmische Musik and Other Progressive, Experimental and Electronic Musics from Germany. Audion, 1997.

Simon Frith, (Ed.), Music and Copyright. 1993.

Simon Frith, Andrew Goodwin and Lawrence Grossberg: Sound and Vision: The Music Video Reader. 1993.

James Friskin, Music for the Piano: a handbook of concert and teaching material from 1580 to 1952. Publisher, nd?

Michael Fuchs, (Ed.), Recording Industry Sourcebook. Los Angeles, CA, Ascona Group, Inc., 1993., 562pp.

GGG

Francis Galpin, Old English Instruments of Music. London, 1910, 1921, 1932. violin.gif - 3328 Bytes

F. W. Galpin, Text Book of European Musical Instruments. London, 1937.

Galpin Society, British Musical Instruments. (Arts Council Exhibition, August, 1951). London, 1951.

Paul Gambaccini, Tim Rice and Jonathan Rice. Guinness British Hit Singles (11-14-52 to 12-29-90). 8th edn. Enfield, Middlesex, London, Guinness Publishing, 1991., 406pp.

Chris Gill, Guitar Legends: The Definitive Guide to the World's Greatest Guitar Players. Harper Perennial, 1995.

John and Anna Gillespie, Notable twentieth-century pianists: a bio-critical sourcebook. nd?

John Gillespie and Anna Gillespie, A Bibliography of Nineteenth-century American Piano Music with location . Publisher, nd?

Charlie Gillett, The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll. E.P. Dutton, 1970, Da Capo Press, 1996.

David Goodman, Modern Twang: An Alternative Country Music Guide and Directory. (Version 1.01), East Petersburg, PA, Modern Twang / Wild Boy Publications, 1998., 300pp.

David Goodman, (Ed.), Modern Twang: An Alternative Country Music Guide and Directory. (2nd edn). Nashville, TN, Dowling Press, 1999., 439pp.

Greg Gombert, (Compiler). Native American Music Directory. (2nd Edn). Summertown, TN, Book Publishing Company, 1997, 176pp.




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Howard Grafman and B.T. Manning. Folk Music USA. (Art editor, Robert Amft), New York, The Citadel Press, 1962., 144pp. (Articles include: The American Folk Music Revival by Pete Seeger and The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago by Win Stracke, a picture and one or two sentences about 58 artists/groups, and discographies)

Ronnie Graham, The Da Capo Guide to Contemporary African Music. New York, Da Capo Press, 1988., 315pp.

Thom Granger, (Ed.), The 100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music. Eugene, or/Nashville, TN, Harvest House Publishers / CCM Books, 2001., 251pp.


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Hugh Gregory, Soul Music A-Z. London, A Blandford Book, 1991., 266pp.

Hugh Gregory, Who's Who in Country Music. London, England, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993., 262pp.

Herman Grey, Producing Jazz: The Experience of an Independent Record Label. 1988.

Peter Guralnick, The Listeners' Guide to the Blues. New York, Facts on File, Inc., 1982., 137pp.

Jimmy Guterman, The worst rock-and-roll records of all time: a fan's guide to the stuff you love to hate. Carol Pub. Group, 1991.

Jimmy Guterman, The Best Rock-and-Roll Records of All Time: A Fan's Guide to the Stuff You Love. New York, A Citadel Press Book, 1992., 205pp.

HHH

Phil Hardy and Dave Laing, Encyclopedia of Rock. New York, Schirmer Books, 1987., 480pp.

Gerard Herzhaft, Encyclopedia of the Blues. Fayetteville, AK, The University of Arkansas Press, 1992., 513pp.

Frank-John Hadley, Grove Press: Guide to the Blues on CD. New York, Grove Press, 1993., 309pp.

Urban Haglund and Lillies Ohlsson. A Listing of Bluegrass LP's. Vasteras, Sweden, Kountry Korral Productions, 1971., 72pp.

Phil Hardy and Dave Laing, Encyclopedia of Rock. Schirmer Books, 1988.

Phil Hardy and Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music. Faber, 1990.

Sheldon Harris, Blues Who's Who: a Biographical Dictionary of Blues Singers. New Rochelle, NY, Arlington House, 1979., 775pp.

Frank Harrison and Joan Rimmer, European Musical Instruments. London, 1964.

Michael Heatley, (Ed.), The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Rock. Carlton Books, 1994.

Fred Heggeness, Goldmine Country and Western Record and CD Price Guide. Iola, WI, Krause Publications, 1996., 448pp.

James R. Heintze, American Music Studies: A Classified Bibliography of Master's Theses Detroit: Published for the College Music Society, Information coordinators, Inc., 1984. (This source has numerous theses in the history of music education)

Brock Helander, The Rock Who's Who. New York, Schirmer Books, 1982., 686pp.

George N. Heller. Historical Research in Music Education: A Bibliography Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas, Dept. of Art and Music Education and Music Therapy, 1988.

Randal C. Hill, and Thomas E. Hudgeons, III (Eds.), The Official Price Guide of Collectible Rock Records. Orlando, FL, House of Collectibles, 1980., 436pp.

Thomas Hill, The Guitar: An Introduction to the Instrument. New York, A Keynote Book - Franklin Watts, Inc., 1973., 117pp.

Geoffrey Hindley, (Ed.), The Larousse Encyclopedia of Music. New York, Crescent Books, 1989.

Maurice Hinson, The pianist's guide to transcriptions, arrangements, and paraphrases. Publisher, nd?

Maurice Hinson, The pianist's reference guide: a bibliographical survey . nd?

Maurice Hinson, The piano teacher's source book: an annotated bibliography of books related to the piano and piano music. nd?

Maurice Hinson, The pianist's bookshelf; a practical guide to books, videos, and other resources. Publisher, nd?

Maurice Hinson, The piano in chamber ensemble: an annotated guide. Publisher, nd?

Maurice Hinson, Music for more than one piano: an annotated guide . Publisher, nd?

Phil Hood, (Ed.), Artists of American Folk Music. New York, Quill / A "Guitar Player" and "Frets" Book, William Morrow, 1986., 160pp. Includes biographies, some interviews, and "selected" discographies of the following: (#) = the number of titles in each discography: label, title and record number (presumably all LPs). Maybelle Carter and The Carter Family (15) Joan Baez (17) Gordon Lightfoot (19) Jean Ritchie (16) Elizabeth Cotten (3) Lomax Family (0) Earl Scruggs (17) Bob Dylan (29) Roger McGuinn (9) Mike Seeger (10) Stefan Grossman (17) Bill Monroe (32) Peggy Seeger (12) David Grisman (11) New Lost City Ramblers (18) Pete Seeger (42) Arlo Guthrie (11) Odetta (7) Happy Traum (11) Woody Guthrie (7) Tom Paley (12) Dave Van Ronk (17) Richie Havens (6) Tom Paxton (11) Doc Watson (23) John Herald (12) Peter, Paul and Mary (7) Bob Yellin (6) Kingston Trio (7) Malvina Reynolds (5) and "New Acoustic Music", with albums listed for the following: Darol Anger (2) Richard Greene (2) Peter Rowan (2) Russ Barenberg (2) David Grisman (5) Andy Statman (2) Jethro Burns (3) Bill Keith (2) Trapezoid (2) Vassar Clements (3) Mike Marshall (1) Tony Trischka (3) Cloud Valley (1) Bill Monroe (2) Fred Wakefield (2) Jerry Douglas (4) Mark O'Connor (3) Tim Ware (2) Bela Fleck (2) Tony Rice (2) Rob Wasserman (2) Matt Glaser and Kenny Kosek (2) Stephane Grappelli (3)

Frank Hoffman and George Albert. The Cashbox Country Album Charts, 1964-1988. Metuchen, NJ and London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1989., 290pp.

Steve Holtje and Nancy Ann Lee, (Eds.), Music Hound Jazz: The Essential Album Guide. Detroit/London, Visible Ink Press, 1998., 1392pp.

Terry Hounsome and Tim Chambre, Rock Record. New York, Facts On File, Inc., 1981., 526pp.

Terry Hounsome, New Rock Record: 2nd Edition. New York, Facts On File, Inc., 1983., 719pp.

Terry Hounsome, Rock Record: 3rd Edition. New York and Oxford, England, Facts On File Publications, 1987., 738pp.

Frank Hubbard, Three Centuries of Harpsichord Making. Harvard, 1967.


Ernest Hutcheson, The Literature of the Piano: a guide for amateur and student. nd?


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Philip James, Early Keyboard Instruments. London, 1930/1960.

Vernon Johnson, The Tapestry Of Delights: British Music 1963-1976. Bordeline, 1996.

Jai Josefs, Writing Music For Hit Songs. 1996.

KKK

Hilary Kay, Rock and Roll Memorabilia. Simon and Schuster, 1992.

Richard Keeling, North American Indian Music: A Guide to Published Sources and Selected Recordings. New York/London, Garland Publishing, 1997., 420pp.

Barry Kernfeld, (Ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Volume One, A-K, New York: Grove's Dictionaries of Music Inc., London, Macmillan Press Ltd., 1988., 670pp.

Barry Kernfeld, (Ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Volume Two, L-Z, 690pp. (see elsewhere here)

Eric King, The Collectors Guide to Psychedelic Rock Concert Posters, Postcards and Handbills 1965-1973. Svaha Press, 1996.

Paul Kingsbury, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Country Music: The Ultimate Guide to the Music. (Compiled by the staff of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, with the assistance of Laura Garrard, Daniel Cooper and John Rumble). New York/Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1998., 634pp.

Roger D. Kinkle, The Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music and Jazz 1900-1950. 4 volumes, 2644pp., New Rochelle, NY, Arlington House Publishers, 1974.

Gustav Kobbé, The Definitive Kobbé's Opera Book. New York, G.P.Putnams's Sons, 1987.

Marilyn Kochman, (Ed.), The Big Book of Bluegrass: The Artists, The History, The Music. New York, William Morrow and Co. Inc. / A Frets Book, 1984., 278pp.

Marilyn Kochman, (Ed.), The Big Book of Bluegrass. New York, Quill / A Frets Book, 1984., 278pp.

Adolf Kullak, The aesthetics of pianoforte playing. (Translated by Theodore Baker) nd?

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Colin Larkins, (Ed.), The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music. (1st edn.). Middlesex, England, Guinness Publishing Ltd., 1992. Vol. 1 (832 p.), Vol. 2 (p. 839-1663), Vol. 3 (p. 1671-2496), Vol. 4 (p. 2503-3295), (Index p. 2879-3242).

Colin Larkins, (Ed.), The Guiness Who's Who of Blues. Guiness Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Middlesex, England, 1995. Editor, Ian Crofton, The Guiness Encyclopedia. Guiness Publishing, 1990-1995.
Also, Guiness Book of Records. (Any edition)

Alison Latham, (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Music. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Cindy Laufenberg, Songwriters Market. 1997.

Ray M. Lawless, Folksingers and Folksongs in America: a handbook of biography, bibliography and discography. New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960., 662pp. (Discography pp. 485-630 (about 700 LPs!), "The listing approximates completeness for the decade 1948 to 1958.")


Ray M. Lawless, Folksingers and Folksongs in America: a handbook of biography, bibliography and discography (New Enlarged Edition). New York, Meredith Press, 1965 (2nd printing, April 1968), 750pp. (Note: the author passed away in 1968, hence no further editions)

Christopher Lawrence, Swooning: A Classical Music Guide to Life, Love, Lust and Other Follies. Knopf, 2001. ("Strange facts and delightful digressions")

Mike Leadbitter and Neil Slaven, Blues Records: January 1943 to December 1966. London, Hanover Books Ltd., 1968., 381pp. Blues Records, 2nd Edition 1943-1970, 1987, 802pp.

Andrea Leblanc and Brian Young, (Eds.), 1997 Kerrville Touring Directory for Singer Songwriters and other Acoustic Artists. 1997, 451pp.

Andrea Leblanc, (Ed.), 1998 Kerrville Touring Directory for Singer Songwriters and other Acoustic Artists. 1998., 312pp.


J. Leake, Multiple Percussions. Vol. 3. Paperback, nd.

Alan Leibowitz, The Record Collector's Handbook. New York, Everest House, 1980., 184pp.

Elena Letnanova, Piano interpretation in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries: a study of theory and practice. nd?

Michael Levine, Music Address Book (2nd ed.). New York, Harper Perennial / A Division of Harper Collins, 1994, 225pp.

Gayle Lemke, The Art of the Fillmore: The Poster Series 1966-1971. Acid Test Productions, 1997.

Richard Leppert and Susan McClary, Music And Society: The Politics of Composition, Performance and Reception. 1987.

Sarah Lifton, The Listener's Guide to Folk Music. New York, Facts On File, 1983., 140pp.

A. W. Ligtvoet, European Musical Instruments in the Municipal Museum at The Hague. 'S-gravenhage, nd?

Mark and Cathy Liggett, Complete Handbook of Songwriting. 1993.

Rick Logan and Bob Woffinden, (Compiled by), The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock.. New York, A Salamander Book / Harmony Books, 1977., 256pp.


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Ben Gray Lumpkin, (Compiler and Ed.), and Norman L. McNeil. Folksongs on Records: Issue Three. Boulder, CO, Folksongs On Records, 1950., 98pp. (Lists)

MMM

Barry McCloud, Definitive Country: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Country Music and Its Performers. New York, A Perigee Book, 1995., 1132pp.

Ian McFarlane, The Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1999.

Cameron McGraw, Piano duet repertoire: music originally written for one piano, four hands. nd?

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Bill C. Malone and Judith McCulloh. Stars of Country Music - Uncle Dave Macon to Johnny Ridriguez., Urbana and Chicago, IL, London, University of Illinois Press, 1975., 476pp. (Lists)

Brian Mansfield and Gary Graff, (Eds.), Music Hound Country: The Essential Album Guide. Detroit/New York/Toronto/London, Visible Ink Press, 1997, 643 p., + an 8 song CD by Kim Richey, Kathy Mattea and John & Audrey Wiggins, Mercury Nashville: New Music Sampler 1977.

S. Marcuse, Musican Instruments: A Comprehensive Dictionary. New York, 1964.


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Dave Marsh and James Bernard. The New Book of Rock Lists. New York, A Fireside Book published by Simon and Schuster, 1994., 601pp.

Dave Marsh and John Swenson (ed.). The Rolling Stone Record Guide, New York: A Random House / Rolling Stone Press Book, 1979, 631pp. (With record numbers, albums in alphabetical order, but no dates)

Dave Marsh and John Swenson, (Eds.), The New Rolling Stone Record Guide. New York, A Random House / Rolling Stone Press Book, 1983., 648pp. (No record numbers, albums in chronological order, w/dates, if known)

Bernard Sterling Mason, How to Make Drums, Tom Toms and Rattles: Primitive Percussion Instruments for Modern Use. Paperback US, $7.15

Bernard Sterling Mason, How to Make Drums, Tom Toms and Rattles: Primitive Percussion Instruments for Modern Use. nd? Paperback.

Grant L. Maxwell, Music for three or more pianists: a historical survey and catalogue. Publisher, nd?

Alan P. Merriam, African Music on LP: An Annotated Discography, Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press, 1970., 200pp. Printed in the Netherlands by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem.

Bob Millard, Country Music What's What. New York, Harper Perennial, a division of Harper Collins Publishers, 1995., 249pp.

Andre Millard, America On Record. A History of Recorded Sound. 1995.

Trevor Montague, (Compiler), An A-to-Z of Almost Everything. Little, Brown and Co., 2001.

John Morthland, The Best of Country Music. Garden City, NY, A Dolphin Book, Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1984., 436pp. (Lists)


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Michael Morton Evans, The Australian Book of Lists. Simon and Schuster, Australia, 1994.

Robert Moses, Alicia Potter, Beth Rowen (ed.). The 1997 A&E Entertainment Almanac: An Information Please Almanac. Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1996., 808pp.

Robert Moses and Beth Rowen (ed.). The 1996 Information Please Entertainment Almanac. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1995., 757pp.

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Keith Negus, Producing Pop: Culture and Conflict in the Popular Music Industry. 1992.

Havlock Nelson and Michael Gonzales, Bring The Noise: A Guide To Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture. 1991.

Norton/Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. London, Macmillan, 1995.

Tim Neely, (Ed.), Goldmine Price Guide to 45 RPM Records, Iola, WI, Krause Publicationns, 1996., 832pp.

Chuck Neese, (Ed.), Country Music Who's Who: 1972. New York, Record World Publications, 1971., 404pp.

William S. Newman, . The pianist's problems: a modern approach to efficient practice and musicianly performance. nd?

Norm Nite, Rock On Almanac: The First Four Decades of Rock `n' Roll. HarperPerennial, 1992.

Stephen Nugent and Charlie Gillett, Rock Almanac: Top Twenty American and British Singles and Albums of the '50s, '60s and '70s. Garden City, NY, Anchor Books, Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978., 485pp.

OOO

Jas. Obrecht, Blues Guitar - The Men Who Made the Music. (From the pages of Guitar Player Magazine), San Francisco and others) GPI Books, 1990., 200pp.

Paul Oliver, (Ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA, Basil Blackwell Inc., 1989., 347pp.

Otto Ortmann, The physiological mechanics of piano technique: an experimental study of the nature of muscular action as used in piano playing, and of the effects thereof upon the piano key and the piano. nd?

Jerry Osborne, Records: The Official Price Guide. House of Collectibles, 1997.

Jerry Osborne, Record Albums 1948-1978. (2nd edn.). Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1978., 256pp.

Jerry Osborne, with Bruce Hamilton, Popular and Rock Price Guide for 45's. (3rd edn.). Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1981.

Jerry Osborne, Record Collector's Price Guide. (1st edn.). Ed. by Bruce Hamilton, Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1976, 196pp.

Jerry Osborne, The Official Price Guide to Records. (11th Edition) New York, House of Collectibles, 1995., 1205pp.

Jerry Osborne, Record Albums (4th edn.). Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1982., 174pp.

Jerry Osborne, Popular and Rock Records: 1948-1978. (2nd edn.). Ed. by Bruce Hamilton, Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1978., 252pp.

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Sergio Paganelli, (Trans. by Anthony Rhodes), Musical Instruments from The Renaissance to the 19th Century. London, 1970.

Robert Palmieri, Piano Information Guide: an aid to research. nd?

Robert Palmieri, Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments. Vol. 1, The Piano . nd?


Jon Pareles and Patricia Romanowski, (Eds.), The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll.. New York, Rolling Stone Press / Summit Books, 1983., 617pp.

Arnold Passman, The Deejays. 1971.

Donald L. Patterson, One handed: a guide to piano music for one hand. nd?

Karl Peinkofer and Fritz Tannigel, Handbook of Percussion Instruments. Paperback US, Out of Print.

Diane E. Peters, Canadian Music and Music Education: An Annotated Bibliography of Theses and Dissertations. Scarecrow Press, 1997. IBSN 0-8108-3275-5. (This book is a list of master's theses and dissertations with abstracts related to Canadian music completed mostly at US and Canadian universities. Check online at the Scarecrow website: http://www.scarecrowpress.com/

William Phemister, American Piano Concertos: a bibliography. Publisher, nd?

Randy Poe, Music Publishing: A Songwriter's Guide: Writers Digest Books-New Edition. 1997.

David Pickering, Cassell Companion to 20-Century Music. Cassell, London, 1994.

Horst Pohle, The Folk Record Source Book, England? Privately printed, Aug 1984., 271pp. no ISBN or LC (album titles, catalog number and date of issue, if known, for folk artists from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales)

James W. Pruett and Thomas P. Slavens, Research Guide to Musicology. Chicago, American Library Association, 1985.

Robert Pruter, (Ed.), The Blackwell Guide To Soul Recordings. 1993.

Jeffrey Pulver, Dictionary of Old English Music and Musical Instruments. London, Kegan Paul, 1923.



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Ronald C. Purcell, Classic Guitar, Lute and Vihuela Discography. Melville, NY, Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp., 1976., 116pp.

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Carol Price Rabin, A Guide to Music Festivals in America. Stockbridge, MA, The Berkshire Travelers Press, 1981., 232pp. (Festivals listed by type: classical, opera, jazz, pop, country, folk, bluegrass, old-time fiddlers)

Rev. Don Michael Randel, (Ed.), The New Harvard Dictionary of Music. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1986.

Jack Raymond, Show Music on Record for the 1890s to the 1980s. New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1982., 253pp.

Dafydd Rees and Luke Crampton. Encyclopedia of Rock Stars. New York, DK Publishing, Inc., 1996., 952pp.

Tony Rees, Rare Rock: A Collectors' Guide. Poole-Dorset, England, Blandford Press, 1985., 347pp.

D. Ress, and L. Crampton, Encyclopedia of Rock Stars. DK Publishing, 1996.

Joseph Rezits, The Pianist's Resource Guide: Piano music in print and literature on the pianistic art. Publisher, nd?

Tad Richards and Melvin B. Shestack, The New Country Music Encyclopedia. New York and others, A Fireside Book/Simon and Schuster, 1993., 270pp.

Edwin M. Ripin, Keyboard Instruments: Studies in Keyboard Organology. Edinburgh, 1971.

Ira Robbins, Trouser Press Record Guide. Collier, 1985.

Ira Robbins, Trouser Press Guide to '90s Rock. Fireside, 1997.

Jerome and Elizabeth Roche, A Dictionary of Early Music from the Troubadours to Monteverdi. New York, Oxford, 1981.

Seth Rogovoy, The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant-Garde. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books, 2000., 281pp.

Patricia Romanowski and Holly George-Warren with Jon Pareles, (Eds.), The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll. New York, etc.: Fireside / A Rolling Stone Press Book, 1995., 1120pp.

P. Romanowski and H. George-Warren, The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of rock & roll. Rolling Stone, 1998.


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Beth Rowen and Robert Moses, (Eds.), The 1998 A&E Entertainment Almanac. An Information Please Almanac, Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997., 808pp.

Dr. David Rowland, Early keyboard instruments: a practical guide. (Cambridge handbooks, part of a series)

Lillian Roxon, Rock Encyclopedia. Gosset and Dunlap, 1969.

Leland Rucker, (Ed.), Music Hound Blues: The Essential Album Guide. Detroit/New York/Toronto/London, Visible Ink Press, 1998., 511pp.

Leland Rucker and Tim Schuller, (Eds). Music Hound Blues: The Essential Album Guide. 2nd edn. New York/London/Paris/Sydney/Copenhagen/Madrid, Schirmer Trade Books, 2002., 551pp.

Raymond Russell, Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Vol. 1, Keyboard instruments. London, 1968.

Raymond Russell, The Russell Collection and other early keyboard instruments in Saint Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh. Edinburgh, 1968.

Raymond Russell, Catalogue of the Benton Fletcher Collection at Fenton House, Hampstead, London. London, 1957.

John Ryan, The Production of Culture in the Music Industry: The ASCAP-BMI Controversy. 1985.

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Stanley Sadie, (Ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. In Vols. New York, Grove/Macmillan, 1980 and previous editions.

Larry Sandberg and Dick Weissman. The Folk Music Sourcebook.. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976., 275pp.

Larry Sandberg and Dick Weissman. The Folk Music Sourcebook. New, updated edition, New York, A Da Capa Paperback, 1989., 272pp.

Robert Santelli, Sixties Rock: A Listener's Guide. Chicago, Contemporary Books, Inc., 1985., 304pp.

Robert Santelli, The Big Book of Blues: A Biographical Encyclopedia. New York/London, etc.: Penguin Books, 1993., 493pp.

Robert Santelli, The Big Book of Blues: A Biographical Encyclopedia. New York/London, etc.: Penguin Books, 2001., 560pp.

Russell Sanjek and David Sanjek, Pennies From Heaven. The American Popular Music Business in the 20th Century. 1996.

Russell Sanjek, American Popular Music and Its Business: I: Beginnings to 1790; II: 1790 to 1909; III: 1908-1984. 1988.

Deborah Schaefer, (Compiler), Irish Folk Music: A Selected Discography. New York, Westport, CT, London, Greenwood Press, 1989., 181pp.

John Schaefer, New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music. New York, etc.: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1987., 297pp.

Will Schmid, (Ed.), New Folk Favorites (for Guitar, Vocal, Acoustic Instruments). Milwaukee, WI, Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. (cat. #HL00699196), 1987., 112pp. (A guide)

John Schaefer, New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music. New York, etc.: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1987., 297pp.

Norman Schreiber, The Ultimate Guide to Independent Record Artists and Labels. New York, Pharos Books, A Scripps Howard Company, 1992., 268pp.

Frank Scott and the Staff of Down Home Music. The Down Home Guide to the Blues. Chicago, A Cappella Books, 1991., 250pp.

Norman Schreiber, The Ultimate Guide to Independent Record Artists and Labels. New York, Pharos Books, A Scripps Howard Company, 1992., 268pp.

P. Scholes, Oxford Companion to Music. London, 1938 etc.

Joel Selvin, San Francisco, the musical history tour:a guide to over 200 of the Bay Area's most memorable music sites. Chronicle Books, 1996.

Arnold Shaw, Dictionary of American Pop/Rock. New York, Schirmer Books, 1982., 440pp.

Sidney Shemel and William Krasilovsky, This Business Of Music. 5th Edition. 1994.

Sidney Shemel and William Krasilovsky, More About This Business Of Music. 4th Edition. 1989.

Melvin Shestack, The Country Music Encyclopedia. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1974., 410pp.

Andrew A. Shivas, The Art of Tympanist and Drummer. nd? (Paperback, Out of Print)


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Karl L. Signell, Makam Modal Practice in Turkish Art Music. New York, 1986.

Alen B. Skei, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Instruments of the Orchestra : A Bibliographic Guide Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol 458. Publisher, nd? (Hardcover, Out of Print)

Allen B. Skei, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Instruments of the Orchestra . A Bibliographic Guide (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 458) Hardcover; Out of Print.

William Skinner, The Belle Skinner Collection of Old Musical Instruments at Holyoke, Massachusetts. Springfield, Mass., 1933.

Allen B. Skei, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Instruments of the Orchestra . A Bibliographic Guide (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 458) Hardcover; Out of Print.

William Skinner, The Belle Skinner Collection of Old Musical Instruments at Holyoke, Massachusetts. Springfield, Mass., 1933.

Nicholas Slonimsky, (revised by). Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. (6th ed.), New York, Schirmer Books, 1978., 1955pp.

Nicholas Slonimsky, (revised by). Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. (8th ed.), New York, Schirmer Books, 1992., 2115pp.

Lesley Sly, The Power and The Passion: A Guide to the Australian Music Industry. Australia, Warner Chappell, 1996-1997? (Out of Print)

Bradley Smith, The Billboard Guide To Progressive Music. Billboard, 1997.

Jazzer Smith, The Book of Australian Country Music. Sydney, Berghouse Floyd Tuckey Publishing Group, 1984.

Richard D. Smith, Bluegrass: An Informal Guide. Chicago, IL, Chicago Review Press, Inc., 1995., 241pp.

Richard D. Smith, Bluegrass: An Informal Guide. Chicago, IL, Chicago Review Press, Inc., 1995., 241pp.

Eileen Southern, Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians. Westport, CT and London, England, Greenwood Press, 1982., 478pp.

Irwin Stambler, Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock and Soul. (2nd edn.) New York, St. Martin's Press and London, St. James Press, 1977., 609pp.

Irwin Stambler, Encyclopedia of Pop, Rock and Soul. (2nd edn.) New York, St. Martin's Press, 1989., 881pp.

Irwin Stambler and Grelun Landon, The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country and Western Music. 2nd edition. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1983, 902pp.

Irwin Stambler and Lyndon Stambler, (Ed.), Folk and Blues: The Encyclopedia (3rd. edn.). New York, St. Martin's Press, 2001., 793pp. (1st ed. - 1969 - The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country & Western Music 2nd ed. - 1983 - The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country & Western Music)

Roger St. Pierre, The Best of the Blues: The Essential CD Guide. San Francisco, Collins Publishers, 1993, 144pp.

Michael and Joanne Stepaniak, (Compiled and Ed.), Bluegrass Music Festivals: 1996 Guide for U.S. and Canada. Oak Park, IL, Shoreline Publishing Co., 1995., 111pp.

Michael Stepaniak and Joanne Stepaniak, (Compiled and Ed.), Folk and Traditional Music Festivals: 1996 Guide for U.S. and Canada. Oak Park, IL, Shoreline Publishing Co., 1995., 145pp.

Martin C. Strong, The Great Rock Discography. New York, Omnibus Press/Great Britain, Canongate Books Ltd., 1996., 946pp.
Martin C. Strong, The Great Rock Discography. 4th ed., New York: Times Books/Random House, Inc., 1998, 949pp.

M. C. Strong, Great Rock Discography. Omnibus, 1996, Random House Trade, 1998.

Steven L. Sundell, Wisconsin Music: An Annotated Bibliography. Madison, WI, Woodrow Press, 1994., 131pp.

Jan Swafford, The Vintage Guide to Classical Music. New York, Vintage Books, 1992.

Philip Sweeney, The Virgin Directory of World Music. New York, An Owl Book, Henry Holt and Company, 1991., 262pp.

John Swenson, (Ed.), The Rolling Stone Jazz and Blues Album Guide. New York, Random House, 1999., 781pp.

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Nick Talevski, The Encyclopedia of Rock Obituaries. London/New York/Sydney, Omnibus Press, 1999., 490pp.

Ralph Tee, The Best of Soul: The Essential CD Guide. Collins, Francisco, 1993.

Oscar Thompson and Bruce Bohle, (Eds.), The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians . 11th ed. New York, Dodd, Mead, 1985.

Tom W. Tourville, Minnesota Rocked!! The 1960's: A Discography and Guide to the Music and the People of Minnesota from the 1960's. (1st ed.), Spirit Lake, IA, self published, 1983., 73pp.

Tom W. Tourville, They Couldn't Tame Us: The Wisconsin 60's Rock Discography. Fairmont, MN, Midwest Publications, 1992., 96pp.

Dean Tudor, Popular Music, An Annotated Guide to Recordings. Littleton, CO, Libraries Unlimited, Inc., 1983., 647pp.

UUU

Neal Umphred, Rock and Roll Record Albums (1985-'86 ed.). Phoenix, AZ, O'Sullivan Woodside and Co., 1985., 180pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums. (1st ed.), Iola, WI, Krause Publications, 1989., 384pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums: 1950-1979, 2nd Edition. ("1949-1989" is on the front cover), Iola, WI, Krause Publications, 1991., 607pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums. (5th ed.), Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1996., 816pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Rock'n Roll 45RPM Record Price Guide. Iola, WI, Krause Publications, Inc., 1990, 608pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Rock'n Roll 45RPM Record Price Guide, 2nd Edition. Iola, WI, Krause Publications, Inc., 1992., 660pp.

Neal Umphred, Goldmine's Price Guide to Collectible Jazz Albums, 1949-1969. Iola, WI, Krause Publications, 1992., 416pp.

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Helen Walker-Hill, Piano music by black women composers: a catalog of solo and ensemble works. Publisher, nd?

Neal Walters and Brian Mansfield, Music Hound Folk: The Essential Album Guide. Detroit/New York/London, Visible Ink Press, 1998., 1032pp.

Holly George Warren, Patricia Romanowski, and Jon Pareces, (Eds.), The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll (Revised and updated for the 21st Century) . New York, Fireside/Rolling Stone Press, 2001 and earlier editions.

Dick Weismann, Making A Living In Your Local Music Market. 1993.

Dick Weismann, The Music Business: Career Opportunities and Self Defense. 1990.

Eric Weisbord and Craig Marks, SPIN Alternative Record Guide. 1995.

Henk Werkhoven, The International Guide to New Age Music. New York, Billboard Books, an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1998., 236pp.

Joel Whitburn, Top Pop Artists and Singles 1955 - 1978. Menomonee Falls, WI, Record Research Inc., 1979., 662pp.

Joel Whitburn, Top Pop Albums 1955 - 1985. Menomonee Falls, WI, Record Research Inc., 1985., 508pp.

Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums (1/55 - 6/87). New York, Billboard Publications, Inc., 1987., 330pp.


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Joel Whitburn, Pop Singles Annual: 1955-1986. Menomonee Falls, WI, Record Research Inc., 1987., 668pp.

Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. Billboard, 1995.

Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums. Billboard Books, 1995.

Joel Whitburn, Top Country Singles 1944 - 1988. Menomonee Falls, WI, Record Research Inc., 1989., 535pp.


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Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Albums (1/55 - 6/90). (Revised and Enlarged Edition) New York, Billboard Books, an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1991., 347 pp.

Joel Whitburn, Top Pop Singles 1955 - 1990. Menomonee Falls, WI, Record Research Inc., 1991., 827pp.

Emanuel Winternitz, Keyboard Instruments in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1961.

Emanuel Winternitz, Musical Instruments of the Western World. London, 1966.

Michiko Ishiyama Wolcott, Piano, The Instrument: An Annotated Bibliography. nd?

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Yardbirds, English rock legends - Jeff's Beck, A Chronology of Jeff Beck's Career, 1965-1980. nd?

Yardbirds, English rock legends - Chris Hjort and Doug Hinman, From the Yardbirds to Jazz-Rock. USA, Rock 'n' Roll Research Press, nd?

Yardbirds, English rock legends - Greg Russo, Yardbirds: The Ultimate Rave-Up. Floral Park, New York, Crossfire Publications, nd?

Hotm, .. // Philip Norman, John Lennon: The Life. HarperCollins, 2008, 853pp. /// Thomas Hischak, The Oxford Companion to the American Musical: Theatre, Film and Television. Oxford University Press, 2008, 960pp. // book Suzy Rotolo, A Freewheelin' Time. Aurun Press, 2008. (On the early years of Bob Dylan's career) // Ann Blainey, I Am Melba. Black Inc. 2008, 386pp. // Shane Homan and Tony Mitchell, (Eds.), Sounds of Then, Sounds of Now. ACYS, 2008, 295pp. (Essays rather academic on Australian popular music scenarios) // Damian Johnstone, The Wild One: The Life and Times of Johnny O'Keefe. Allen and Unwin, 2001, 346pp. (Biography of famed early Australian rocker) // Graeme Turner, Frances Bonner and P. David Marshall, Fame Games: The Production of Celebrity in Australia. Cambridge University Press, 2000, 196pp. // John McWhorter, Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care. Heinemann, 2005, 276pp. (Australian reviewer pans this book) //



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Ronald Zalkind, Contemporary Music Almanac 1980-1981. New York, Schirmer Books, 1980. 947pp.


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