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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Career : prolific recording artist , 1955 – ; Club , concerts worldwide ; mem . ,
Boxcar Racer 2001 – ; mem . , Transplants 1999 ; television and radio station
appearances ; television includes : Grand Ole Opry ; founder mem . , ( + 44 )
2006 – .
Career : mem . teen group , Blue Night Express 1983 – 89 ; founder mem . , The
Dixie Chicks 1989 – , playing a mix of traditional bluegrass with mainstream
country music ; numerous live performances . Recordings include : albums : Little
Career : journalist and writer , NME , Melody Maker , MOJO ; founder mem . ,
Saint Etienne 1988 – ; launched own label , Emidisc . Film : curator of programme
of British TV documentaries about popular music ( Barbican , London ) 2005 .