Books Received

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Anderson, Gene H. The Original Hot Five Recordings of Louis Armstrong. CMS Sourcebooks in American Music, no. 3. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2007. Includes CD

Andry, Peter. Inside the Recording Studio: Working with Callas, Rostropovich, Domingo, and the Classical Elite. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2008.

Awkward, Michael. Soul Covers: Rhythm and Blues Remakes and the Struggle for Artistic Identity (Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Phoebe Snow). Refiguring American Music. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.

Bianchi, William. Schools of the Air: A History of Instructional Programs on Radio in the United States. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Bonomo, Joe. Sweat: The Story of The Fleshtones, America's Garage Band. NY: Continuum, 2007.

Bourne, Stephen. Ethel Waters: Stormy Weather. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007. Brown, Mick. Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector. NY: Vintage Books, 2007.

Bush, Johnny. Whiskey River (Take My Mine): The True Story of Texas Honky-Tonk. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.

Calico, Joy H. Brecht at the Opera. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

Case, George. Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man: An Unauthorized Biography. NY: Hal Leonard, 2007.

Christe, Ian. Everybody Wants Some: The Van Halen Saga. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

Coleman, Bud and Judith A. Sebesta, eds. Women in American Musical Theatre. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Collins, Karen, ed. From Pac-Man to Pop Music: Interactive Audio in Games and New Media. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008.

Cox, Jim. Sold on Radio: Advertising in the Golden Age of Broadcasting. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

DeVito, Chris, Yasuhiro Jujioka, Wolf Schmaler, and David Wild. The John Coltrane Reference, edited by Lewis Porter. NY: Routledge, 2008.

Dudley, Shannon. Music from Behind the Bridge: Steelband Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago. NY: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Everett, William A. Sigmund Romberg. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Fairchild, Charles. Pop Idols and Pirates: Mechanisms of Consumption and the Global Circulation of Popular Music. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008.

George-Warren, Holly. Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. NY: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Gray, Michael. The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia. Rev. ed. NY: Continuum, 2008. Grolman, Ellen K. Joan Tower: The Comprehensive Bio-Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2007.

Halberstadt, Alex. Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life & Times of Doc Pomus. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2007.

Hamilton, Kenneth. After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance. NY: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Harvey, Adam. The Soundtracks of Woody Allen: A Complete Guide to the Songs and Music in Every Film, 1969-2005. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007.

Hernandez, Alberto. Jesus Maria Sanroma: An American Twentieth-Century Pianist. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2008.

Hersch, Charles. Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Hoeprich, Eric. The Clarinet. The Yale Musical Instrument Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Huckvale, David. Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008. …