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Synopsis: Why does the Parlophone label have a pound sign as its logo? Why did Decca turn down the Beatles? Why is the record industry in such a terrible state these days? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in this authoritative history of the record industry. Based on extensive archive and library research as well as a host of interviews with the people who made it all happen, this book takes in everything from Edison's first experiments with tin-foil to the panic brought on by downloading, via mergers, demergers, visionaries, crooks, fads, crazes, movements and Frampton Comes Alive. Along the way it describes what the industry got right (usually by accident) and what it got catastrophically wrong.
About the Author: Louis Barfe was born in 1973 in Epsom, Surrey. He studied at Lancaster University. He has written for Private Eye, The Oldie, Publishing News, New Statesman and Crescendo and Jazz Music. His first book, Where Have All the Good Times Gone: The Rise and Fall of the Record Industry, was published by Atlantic Books in 2004. Turned Out Nice Again is his latest book.
Title: Where Have All the Good Times Gone?: The ...
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Publication Date: 2004
Book Condition: very good
Book Description Atlantic Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006872643
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Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002995929
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Book Description Atlantic Books, UK, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Tear to front of jacket Size: Large 8vo (9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. ISBN: 1843540657. ISBN/EAN: 9781843540656. Bookseller Inventory # 28184
Book Description Atlantic Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Where Have All the Good Times Gone?: The Rise and Fall of the Record Industry This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9781843540656