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Concept Album

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

Continuum, 2003

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...More than a collection of unrelated songs, the ‘concept album’ calls attention to its ‘conception’ as an organic whole, with a deliberate coherence across its component parts. These may include track sequence, cover art and/or liner notes...

Tribute Band

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A ‘tribute band’ is one that markets its live performances as reproducing the sound and repertoire of a single, very well-known group. Frequently, the tribute band will attempt to re-create not only the music but also the total experience...

Album Cover

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

Continuum, 2003

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...An album cover is the front cover or face of a package of recorded music, whether a bound collection of 78 rpm records, a 10” (25 cm) or 12” (30 cm) long-playing record (LP), a cassette or a compact disc (CD). It usually consists...

Live Album

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

Continuum, 2003

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...A live album is an extended recording that is perceived to be a document of a live performance or performances (with time and place usually indicated). Until the advent of overdubbing in the 1940s, all music was recorded ‘live,’ although...

Cover Version

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction A cover version is, generally, a recording or performance of a song by someone other than either the song’s creator or the singer of the first recording of it. The cover version may involve a form of competition...

Album

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

Continuum, 2003

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...An album is a work of popular music of extended duration, usually a collection of songs. Albums have existed across a range of recording media and may be issued in formats yet to be invented. At one time or another, sets of 78 rpm or 45 rpm...

Easy Listening

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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... London : Arnold, 131–42. Keir Keightley . 2001a. ‘Reconsidering Rock.’ In The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock...

Single

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The single is a recording format (or configuration) typically marked by its shorter recording time compared to the extended recording time of the album. While the longer period of time available on the modern 12″ (30 cm) vinyl or CD single...