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The Best Fake Book Ever: Over 1000 Songs:
For Piano, Vocal, Guitar, Electronic Keyboards & All C Instruments
Published by H. Leonard Publishing Corp.
R782.4216 Best Fake
(Note: additional titles of this series can be found by typing Popular Music-Fake Books in Subject search).
Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Published by Guinness Publishers
R781.6403 Encyclopedia (8 volumes)
The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians
Published by Grove's Dictionaries
R780.3 New Grove (29 volumes)
Parents Aren't Supposed to Like It:
Rock & Other Pop Musicians Of Today
Published by UXL
R781.6609 (6 volumes)
- Classical Composer's Archive
- Provides various ways to search for your favorite composer. Locate composers by country of origin, birthday or time period.
- Classical Net
- All sorts of links including composers listed by nationality, basic repertoire list, classic CD buying guide with reviews and composer biographies.
- Opera Companies on the Web
- Look for every opera company worldwide and see what they are performing!
- Country Music Channel
- Provides artists, audio clips, industry news and tour information.
- All Music Guide
- This is a comprehensive database of popular music, including rock, pop, jazz, blues and folk. You can search by artist, album, song, label or musical style.
- Artist Direct
- This website connects music fans with their favorite artists worldwide. Search alphabetically by artist, genre of music, or decade. Purchase concert tickets online, listen to sample albums and even chat with other music fans!
- Billboard Magazine's website includes music news, weekly top-selling albums and singles charts plus album reviews from 1970 to the present.
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
- Includes information on Hall of Fame inductees, rock history, the museum's exhibitions, games and quizzes.
- Rolling Stone
- Includes music news, articles, and discussion boards. Also includes the complete Rolling Stone covers and a nice photo archive of the musical stars.