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‘As real as real can get’: Race, representation and rhetoric at Wattstax, 1972

Gina Arnold

Gina Arnold is Visiting Professor at the Evergreen State College in Washington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...One weekend in the middle of the last century, an outdoor concert for 25,000 people was held in a small Catskills community within an easy driving distance from Manhattan. The concert was sponsored by radical leftists and featured wildly...

Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland

John Perry

John Perry played guitar in the band The Only Ones. He is also the author of the acclaimed book about The Who, Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

33 1/3 Books

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...Electric Ladyland is one of the greatest guitar albums ever made. During the recording process, Jimi Hendrix at last had time and creative freedom to pursue the sounds he was looking for. In this remarkable and entertaining book, John Perry...

Jimi Hendrix

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...The innovative guitar style of Jimi Hendrix questioned the fundamental role of the instrument and invested it with a new sense of spectacle. Hendrix was born in Seattle in 1942, and his family life was tumultuous. His parents fought...

—Reprise Records (US)

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

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Reprise Records was founded in 1961 by Frank Sinatra and managed by the influential executive Mo Ostin. Its initial roster abounded with the era’s mainstream artists, among them Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dean Martin. It was not a financially...

Aotearoa/New Zealand: Maori and Pacific Islander Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Maori: 383,277 (2003); Pacific Islander: 150,150 (2003) From Hawaiian Combos to Acid Rock The native inhabitants of Aotearoa (‘the land of the long white cloud’), the Maori,...

Seattle, WA

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. 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: (city) 563,374, (region) 3,275,847 (2000) Seattle, Washington is situated on the Puget Sound on the Pacific northwest coast. The area was home to the Duwamish tribe of Native Americans before...