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The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music is an incredible and opinionated collection of celebrated cultural critic Dylan Jones's thoughts on more than 350 of the most important artists around the world—alive and dead, big and small, at length and in brief. This A to Z reference is the true musical heir to David Thomson's seminal The New Biographical Dictionary of Popular Film. Jones writes entertainingly about bands that have inspired, bedeviled, and fascinated him over the years.
THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF POPULAR MUSIC
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As the foundation of Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" glides across the stereo, a loop that immediately sounds as though it should come with its very own Lava Lamp,...