Record makers and breakers: voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers

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This volume is an engaging and exceptional history of the independent rock 'n' roll record industry from its raw regional beginnings in the 1940s with R & B and hillbilly music through its peak in the 1950s and decline in the 1960s. John Broven combines narrative history with extensive oral history material from numerous recording pioneers including Joe Bihari of Modern Records; Marshall Chess of Chess Records; Jerry Wexler, Ahmet Ertegun, and Miriam Bienstock of Atlantic Records; Sam Phillips of Sun Records; Art Rupe of Specialty Records; and many more.
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Sound recording industry
xiv, 584 p., [32] p. of plates :ill. ;27 cm.
781.66 BROVE
Music in American life.
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title_display Record makers and breakers : voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers
title_full Record makers and breakers : voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers / John Broven
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title_sub voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers