International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007
Routledge, 2007 - 616 pages
The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. International in scope, this new edition provides information on artists, varying from Eminem to Wynton Marsalis; Ray Davies to Talvin Singh.
Listed alphabetically by surname, entries provide full biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and full contact details, where available. An index of groups is provided for ease of reference. Appendices include directories listing music festivals, music organizations, music awards and digital music sites providing legal downloads.
The careers of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country music artists from around the world are profiled in this new edition. New artists are included, as well as established names in popular music. Entrants include Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dizzee Rascal, Gil Scott-Heron and Joss Stone.
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Recordings include : albums : with accessible but unique style of folk music to
audiences both in and out of the The Kinks : Kinks 1964 , Kinda Kinks 1965 ,
Kinkdom 1965 , Kinks - Size 1965 , folk field ; formerly presenter of weekly radio
Career : Began as DJ on pirate radio , and in clubs ; DJ , Radio Jackie , South
London ; Worked behind the scenes , BBC Radio London , late night show ;
Created BBC ' s first hip hop show ; Helped create BBC's first dance show ,
Behind the ...
Career : hip hop / rap DJ for radio and clubs , including Pirate radio , LWR and
Kiss FM 1984–87 , Capital FM 1987–94 ; presenter and prod . of BBC Radio 1
Rap Show and prod . of Radio 1 Reggae Dancehall Nite Show 1994– ; owner ...