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Major labels : a history of popular music in seven genres / Kelefa Sanneh.

Sanneh, Kelefa, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525559597 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0525559590 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xx, 476 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Rock -- R&B -- Country -- Punk -- Hip-hop -- Dance music -- Pop.
Summary, etc.:
"The entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it-including rock, country, punk, R&B, dance and hip-hop-woven together into a cosmic reckoning with music's evolution as a popular art form, as a huge cultural and economic force, and as an essential component to our identities, from Black Sabbath to Black Flag to Beyoncae, and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Popular music > History and criticism.