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Sanctuary 2003. 309 sidor 15x23cm, bibliografi, hft. Historiska uppgifter om 200 skivbolag, de flesta brittiska och amerikanska, från A&M till ZTT. Utgivarens beskrivning:
Since the earliest days of the music business more than a century ago, record labels have come and gone, been taken over or merged. Some have been owned by retailers, DJs, agents, and managers, others by individual artists or groups or vast media and electronics conglomerates.
For many fans, a symphony or song on the "right" label is almost as important as the artist recording it. From classical to soul, jazz to rock, folk to rap, every record label has its own successes, its own agenda and its own story.
From the dedicated and extraordinary people who founded them, and the corporation who backed them, acquired them or even closed them down, to the artists who brought them fame and fortune, thisfully updated edition of the bestselling The A-Z of Record Labels explores the colourful history of one of the most important aspects of popular music.