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Academic Search Complete - access to a broad range of general interest and scholarly articles.
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Business Source Complete - Full text access to journals covering business topics.
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Newspaper Source Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns.
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New York Times "Full-text coverage of the US newspaper of record. Offers superb coverage of national and international news, plus coverage of important speeches and documents, Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conference transcripts."
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
 "International bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines."
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Magazines & Journals
American Record Guide

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Electronic Musician
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Journal of Popular Culture

Popular Music and Society
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Popular Music History
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Popular Music

Psychology of Music

Rolling Stone
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Naxos Music Library - "Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues of over 170,000 tracks, including Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database"
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Naxos Music Library: Jazz - Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It includes thousands of titles of the Fantasy catalogue and Naxos Jazz. Works may be searched by featured artist(s), disc / song title and catalogue number.
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Interesting Articles

Den Tandt, Christophe. “From Craft to Corporate Interfacing: Rock Musicianship in the Age of Music Television and Computer-Programmed Music.” Popular Music and Society
27(2), June 2004: 139.

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Gross, Robert L. “Heavy Metal Music: A New Subculture in American Society.”
Journal of Popular Culture 24, 1990: 119.

Katunich, Lauren J. “Time to Quit Paying the Payola Piper: Why Music Industry Abuse Demands a Complete System Overhaul.” Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. 22(3), 2002. 

Lentini, Pete. “Punk's Origins: Anglo-American Syncretism.” Journal of Intercultural Studies 24(2), Aug. 2003: 153.
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Santoro, Gene. “American Buffalo.” The Nation Aug. 2001. (Online version).

“Music on the Radio.” A “Newshour Extra” from PBS.

Electronic Reference Books

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the 1960’s Counterculture in America
Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art

Oxford Reference Online – Performing Arts
Reference books on dance, music, opera and theatre.

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Digital Videos

Equal Temperament
Media Rights and Responsibilities
Notation: The Thin Red Line
Pop Lyrics
Recorded Sound: The Dream Becomes a Reality
Recording History


Web Sites

Roots of Rock and Roll
American Roots Music
Trail of the Hellhound: Delta Blues in the Lower Mississippi Valley
Gayle Dean Wardlow: America’s Foremost Blues Researcher
The Blue Highway
Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues
Negro Spirituals
America’s Jazz Heritage

Rock and Roll Explosion
The Fifties Web
Alan Freed
Elvis Presley
The New Orleans Sound
The Sun Record Company
The Rhythm and Blues Primer
Welcome to the Club – The Women of Rockabilly Music
A History of Vinyl
Sun Studios

Transition to Mainstream Pop
Teen Idols
The Brill Building
Phil Spector
How Phil Spector Created Teen Lust and Torment – Salon Magazine
Surf Music
The Beach Boys
BBC Music Profiles – The Beach Boys
Jan and Dean
The Monkees – Nostalgia Central
Don Pomus and Mort Shuman

Folk Influence
Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives
Bound for Glory: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
Woody Guthrie and the Archive of American Folk Song
California Gold: California Folk Music from the 1930’s
American Folklife Center
The Sixties: Folk Revival
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan: The American Adam – PBS Series Religion and Ethics
NPR: Bob Dylan: A Conversation

Soul Music
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
BBC’s Essential Guide to Soul
Ray Charles
James Brown – Funky Stuff Web Site
Sam Cooke
Classic Motown
Motown Historical Museum
Otis Redding
Booker T. and the MG’s
Aretha Franklin: American Masters Series, PBS

British Invasion
The Beatles
Rolling Stones
Beggar’s Banquet
The Who: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
Mersey Beat – Online Entertainment Paper

1960’s Blues Revival and Psychedelia
Psychedelia in the USA
The Psychedelic 60’s: Literary Tradition and Social Change
Jefferson Airplane
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Beat Psychedelia
1969 Woodstock Festival and Concert
The Doors
Frank Zappa
Jimi Hendrix
Eric Clapton

Changing Directions
The Byrds
Song for the Asking – Simon and Garfunkel Tribute Site
4 Waysite – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
James Taylor
Joni Mitchell
Carole King
The Band
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Allman Brothers Band
Lynyrd Skynyrd

Hard Rock in the 70's
The Internet Heavy Metal Encyclopedia
Heavy Metal and Punk Hardcore
Heavy Metal – Nostalgia Central
Big Hair Metal and Glam Rock
A Biased History of UK Glam Rock
Pink Floyd
Moody Blues
Super Seventies Rock Site

Black Music in the 70's
Bob Marley
Sly and the Family Stone
The Jazz Rock Fusion Page

Punk and it's Aftermath
Punk 77! Punk Rock in the UK
Punk Magazine
A History of Punk
Velvet Underground –
The Ramones –
Sex Pistols –
The Clash –

The 80's

The 80’s Server – Music
Music in the 1980’s – Nostalgia Central
BBC – I Love the 1980’s
Mainframe: A Short History of MIDI
Michael Jackson –
Bruce Springsteen –
Popular Music Under Siege – ACLU
Parent’s Music Resource Center – From
“Bruce Springsteen: Bringing Charity Rock Back Home”
Live Aid – Nostalgia Central

Evolution of Rap Music in the United States
Hip Hop History – MTV
Public Enemy
Urban Think Tank – Community for Hip Hop Culture, Rap Music, Black
       Culture, Black Music
West Coast Rap –
East Coast Rap –
Gangsta Rap –

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Perfect Sound Forever
Radio and Music Research,
BMI 50th Anniversary History Book

Print Resources

Cantwell, Robert. When We Were Good: The Folk Revival. Cambridge,
arvard University Press, 1996.

Foster, Chuck. Roots, Rock, Reggae: An Oral History of Reggae Music from
      Ska to Dancehall.  New York, NY:Billboard, 1999.

Segrave, Kerry. Payola in the Music Industry: A History, 1880-1991.
      Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1994.

Bibliography of Print Resources from the American Roots Music

Results of Hip Hop Subject Search

Results of Heavy Metal – History and Criticism

Results of Punk Rock Music – History and Criticism

Results of Rock Music – History and Criticism


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