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—Brunswick Records (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The Brunswick label was founded in 1916 by the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, manufacturers of player pianos and billiard balls. Shortly after its inception, the label began issuing vertical-cut discs in Canada, as opposed...

Buddy Holly

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...He was one of rock’s first icons, but Buddy Holly’s career was cut short by the 1959 plane crash that killed him, Richie Valens, the Big Bopper, and others. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Holly came from a musical family and performed with his...

—Decca (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...While Decca, led by its stockbroker/founder Edward Lewis, had been a successful recording company in England since 1929, it was only in 1934 that the US branch of the company opened its doors, when Lewis brought the services of Jack Kapp...

Rockabilly

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...In the 1950s, when rock ’n’ roll was a vigorous new genre, rockabilly was one of its principal styles. Strumming acoustic guitars and accompanied by small ensembles, singers performed up-tempo songs about romance, fashion, anxieties...

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 21,779,893 (2002) Located on the Gulf Coast and bordered by Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, Texas is the largest of the continental United States and second only to Alaska...