These essays bring together the stories of 23 debut albums over a nearly fifty year span, ranging from Buddy Holly and the Crickets in 1957 to The Go! Team in 2004. In addition to biographical background and a wealth of historical information about the genesis of each album.
George Plasketes is Professor of Radio-Television-Film & Popular Culture at Auburn University in Alabama, USA. He is the author of B-Sides, Undercurrents and Overtones (2009) and editor of the cover collection Play It Again (2010), both part of the Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date of Publication
Communication & Media
Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Country of Publication
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Includes 6 b&w illustrations
Series Edited by
Professor Derek B. Scott,Professor Lori Burns,Professor Stan Hawkins