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This is one of the earliest attempts at jazz bibliography. [R: Notes, July 1959, p. 398] 26. Skowronski, Joann. Black Music in America: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1981. 723p. LCCN 81-5609. ISBN 0-8108-1443-9. B45S6 A listing of more than 14,000 citations covering both monographs and periodicals. ). It is not annotated and includes an author index only. [R: ARBA 1983, p. 433; Choice, Apr 82, p. 1050; RQ, Sum 82, pp. 411-2; WLB, Mar 82, 541] 27. Spradling, Mary Mace. In Black and White: A Guide to Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, and Books Concerning More Than 15,000 Black Individuals and Groups.

It includes an index of songs titles and an index of artists. 87. Shapiro, Nat, ed. Popular Music: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs. Volume 1, 1950-59. New York: Adrian Press, 1964. • Popular Music: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs. Volume 2, 1940-49. New York: Adrian Press, 1964. • Popular Music: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs. Volume 3, 1960-64. New York: Adrian Press, 1964. • Popular Music: An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs. Volume 4, 1930-39.

Editors of Country Music Magazine. The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia. 1st ed. New York: Times Books, cl994. 449p. LCCN 94-34561. ISBN 0-812-92247-6. C7 C6 A collection of more than 600 alphabetically arranged entries covering the history of country music. Most entries are biographical although it also includes thematic articles on musical styles, instruments, record labels, venues, and publications significant to the history and influence of American country music. 102. Gammond, Peter.

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