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Encyclopedia of Rhythm and Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups Paperback – 10 Dec 2002

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  • Paperback: 736 pages
  • Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. (10 Dec. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 081084592X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810845923
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 3.8 x 20.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,820,080 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Mitch Rosalsky's painstaking research will not be in vain as future generations will better understand, and be educated to, "roots rock.--Bill Nolan, WPKN-FM Bridgeport, Connecticut

Our congratulations go to the author for pulling off this massive accomplishment...it has enormous value to researchers and collectors...--Record Convention News

...wealth of information....this book belongs in any library dealing with popular music.--CHOICE

...big, bountiful book--an obvious paean to the subject matter...libraries whose scope includes popular music should consider it essential.--Library Journal

This thick hardback will delight hardcore fans of R&B and doo-wop, who will welcome the opportunity to have such a mass of information between one set of covers.--Record Collector

Anyone who wants to delve further into the esoteric world of vocal group music should investigate the newly published Encyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups...it's full of information...--The Times [U.K.]

If you want a thorough reference source to the broad field of R&B vocal groups, this one's for you...Mitch Rosalsky has turned his collecting passion of over 40 years into a labor of love and hard work that benefits us all...Buy it today.--Discoveries For Record and Cd Collectors

Mitch Rosalsky's Encyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups is clearly a fan's labor of love...there is important information to be found in Rosalsky's book...recommended for libraries and special collections that serve populations interested in American popular music or African American vernacular music.--Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association


With its easy-to-use alphabetical format, accurate and hard-to-find information and plenty of rare photos, this is an essential reference for deejays, collectors, and music historians.

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