Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Colin Larkin's critically acclaimed 10-volume The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th edition, is available to existing subscribers through Oxford Music Online. Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50 percent more material than the third edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.
For important information from the editor of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th edition, Colin Larkin, regarding article names and style, omissions, a detailed explanation of the five-star album rating system and much more, please visit EPM Notes on Style (PDF).
Note: This title is no longer available for subscription and is available only to current perpetual-access holders. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music was last updated in May 2009, and will not be updated further. Additional articles on popular music may be found in GMO, which is added to and updated regularly. Search now! Questions? Please contact us.