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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...

The Maldives

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 V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 309,000 (2002)The Islamic republic of the Maldives consists of an archipelago of more than 1,000 coral islands (land area: 180 sq miles [300 sq km]) in the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka, and either side...

Singapore

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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... 1970s singer-songwriters such as Liang Wern Foo and Eric Moo (born in Malaysia in 1963) established the Mandarin language xinyao pop genre in Singapore. Moo was the first Singaporean singer to reach regional Chinese audiences, notably...

Maryland

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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...Population: 5,296,486 (2000) Maryland is on the Eastern Seaboard and was one of the 13 states that founded the United States in 1776. With Delaware and Virginia, it makes up the Delmarva Peninsula. Its principal...

San Francisco Bay Area, CA: Haight Ashbury

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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...Haight Ashbury is a small area near the center of San Francisco to the east of Golden Gate Park. The area surrounding the intersection of Haight Street and Ashbury Street became synonymous with the hippie life-style in the mid-1960s. It had...

Los Angeles, CA

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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...Population: city – 3,694,820 (2002); county – 9,871,506 (2003) Los Angeles (often referred to colloquially as ‘LA’) is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States apart from New York City. Greater...

St Louis, MO

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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...Population: city – 396,000; metropolitan area – 2,610,0 (2002)The city of St Louis, Missouri is situated on 61 sq miles (156 sq km) at the confluence of the Missouri, Illinois and Mississippi rivers. It is the center of a twelve county...

Delaware

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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...Population: 783,600 (2000) Delaware is an Eastern Seaboard state of the United States. It was created in 1776 from part of the state of Pennsylvania. Delaware is one of the smallest states by area. The state capital...

Baltimore, MD

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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...Population: 654,151 (2000) Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland and a major port on the northeast coast of the United States. It was founded in 1729 and by 1850 it contained over 25,000 ‘free blacks,’ 15...

Los Angeles, CA: Hollywood

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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...Population: 277,642 (2002) Hollywood, California, is an 18 sq mile (46 sq km) district of Los Angeles situated in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. Its sunny climate and clear...