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A Music Lover's Guide to Record Collecting

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Publisher Comments:

From tips for evaluating recordings, to lively discussions of bootlegs and piracy, to the history of recording formats, to collectible artists and more, The Music Lover's Guide to Record Collecting covers all the tracks. Designed for anyone who collects records for pleasure or profit, at garage sales or on eBay, this guide is both informative and entertaining. If offers a wealth of detail and informed opinion - unique in a field dominated by stodgy price guides. Engaging entries and essays explore the development of all recording mediums, from 78s to MP3; the distinctive character of imports; most collected artists, from The Beatles to Nirvana; collectible labels, such as Sun, Chess and Motown; original packaging that enhances collectability; and much more.

Book News Annotation:

Thompson, who has written about 70 rock music books, provides tips for the hobbyist or the professional on collecting rock and pop records . He covers topics such as the history of the hobby, how to grade a record, what to look for and where to find it; an alphabetically- arranged selection of entries on individual themes a collector might pursue; a format's development; a label's history; and bootlegs, promos, and imports. Also contains an alphabetical directory of 140 American, British and European record companies; about 200 Ten Top Collectable lists; profiles of 100 of the most collected artists; and b&w photographs of vintage album sleeves and other artwork.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A music collector offers essays on record collecting, covering everything from 78s to MP3s and providing information on imports, the most popular artists, and collectible labels.

Synopsis:

From advice on evaluating recordings to lively discussions of bootlegs to the history of recording formats, this guide covers all the tracks. Designed for anyone who collects records for pleasure or profit, at garage sales or on eBay, this book is both informative and entertaining. 80 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879307134
Author:
Thompson, Dave
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Collectors and collecting
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
Discography & Buyer's Guides
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
Reference - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Sound recordings -- Collectors and collecting.
Subject:
MUSIC / Reference
Copyright:
Series Volume:
v. 5, no. 3
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9.26x7.40x.82 in. 1.48 lbs.

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Product details 324 pages Backbeat Books - English 9780879307134 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A music collector offers essays on record collecting, covering everything from 78s to MP3s and providing information on imports, the most popular artists, and collectible labels.
"Synopsis" by , From advice on evaluating recordings to lively discussions of bootlegs to the history of recording formats, this guide covers all the tracks. Designed for anyone who collects records for pleasure or profit, at garage sales or on eBay, this book is both informative and entertaining. 80 photos.
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