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      This page lists all the general   Music Reference Books   by   Colin Larkin   in my collection "{A}".   plus all others I know about that cover   specific genres of music   and   decades of music

      New pages split off from my original Bibliography page


      All Colin Larkin music reference books I know about: (in genre order)


      Never Published?   Books that were listed as

| Blues   - Country   - Dance   - Folk/World   - Heavy Metal   - Heavy Rock   - Indie/New Wave   - Jazz   - Musicals, Film/Stage   - Popular   - Pop/Rock   - Rap/Dance/Techno   - Reggae   - Rock   - R&B/Soul   |

    Blues  

  1. The Guinness Who's Who of the Blues, 1993, #7s   {A}

  2. The Virgin Encyclopedia of the Blues, 1998, #6y   {A}

    Country

  3. The Guinness Who's Who of Country Music, 1993, #6z   {A}

  4. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Country Music, 1998, #7a   {A}

    Dance

  5. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Dance Music, 1998
          0-7535-0252-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0252-5

    Folk/World

  6. The Guinness Who's Who of Folk Music, 1993, #vy   {A}

  7. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Folk and World Music, 2003
          0-7535-0247-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0247-1

    Heavy Metal

  8. The Guinness Who's Who of Heavy Metal, 1992
          0-85112-581-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-581-7

    Heavy Rock

  9. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Heavy Rock, 1999
          0-7535-0257-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0257-0

    Indie/New Wave  

  10. #7t - Larkin, Colin   {A} - cover scans
          "The Guinness Who's Who of Indie and New Wave Music"
          Enfield, Middlesex, U.K.: Guinness Publishing Ltd.
          1992, 320 p., ISBN: 0-85112-579-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-579-4, LC: ?, UPC: 9-780851-125794

  11. #7w - The Guinness Who's Who of Indie and New Wave, 2nd ed., 1995
          0-85112-657-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-657-9

  12. #7x - Larkin, Colin   {A} - cover scans
          "The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie and New Wave"
          London, U.K.: Virgin Books, an imprint of Virgin Publishing / Muze UK Ltd.
          1998, 512 p., ISBN: 0-7535-0231-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0231-0, LC: ?, UPC: 9-780753-502310

    Jazz

  13. The Guinness Who's Who of Jazz, 1992
          0-85112-580-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-580-0

  14. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz, 1999
          1-85227-754-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-754-3

  15. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz, 2004
          1-85227-183-3, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-183-1

    Musicals, Film/Stage

  16. The Guinness Who's Who of Film Musicals & Musical Films, 1994
          0-85112-787-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-787-3

  17. The Guinness Who's Who of Stage Musicals, 1994
          0-85112-756-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-756-9

  18. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Stage and Film Musicals, 1999
          0-7535-0375-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0375-1

    Popular
                   

  19. "The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 1st ed.", 1992, {A}
    1. #mo - Vol. 1, p. 1-832 - AACM - Fargo, Donna
    2. #mp - Vol. 2, p. 839-1663 - Farian, Frank - Menza, Don
    3. #mq - Vol. 3, p. 1671-2496 - Mercer, Johnny - Tillman, Floyd
    4. #mr - Vol. 4, p. 2503-3295 - Tillotson, Johnny - Z.Z. Top
      • Bibliography, p. 2777-2878
      • Index, p. 2879-3242
      • Quick Reference Guide, p. 3243-3295, "Listing all entries Alphabetically"

  20. "The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 2nd ed.", 1995, {A}
    1. #?? - Vol. 1, p. 1-832 - A Cappella - Clarke, Johnny
    2. #?? - Vol. 2, p. 837-1664 - Clarke, Kenny - Gleason, Jackie
    3. #?? - Vol. 3, p. 1669-2496 - Glebb, Lloyd - Lincoln, Abbey
    4. #?? - Vol. 4, p. 2501-3328 - Lincoln, Abe - Primettes
    5. #?? - Vol. 5, p. 3333-4160 - Primitives - Three's A Crowd
    6. #?? - Vol. 6, p. 4165-4991 - Threepenny Opera - Z.Z. Top
      • Bibliography by Artist, p. 4633-4678
      • Bibliography by Subject, p. 4679-4705
      • Index, p. 4709-4948
      • Quick Reference Guide, p. 4949-4991, "Listing all entries Alphabetically"

  21. "The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 3rd ed.", 1998, {A}
    1. #?? - Vol. 1, p. 1-832 - A Band Of Angels - Burnel, Jean Jacques
    2. #?? - Vol. 2, p. 833-1664 - Burnett, Carol - Dusty, Slim
    3. #?? - Vol. 3, p. 1665-2496 - Dutch Swing College Band - Heptones
    4. #?? - Vol. 4, p. 2497-3328 - Herbal Mixture - Louvin Brothers
    5. #?? - Vol. 5, p. 3329-4160 - Louvin, Charlie - Paul, Clarence
    6. #?? - Vol. 6, p. 4161-4992 - Paul, Emmanuel - Smith, Larry
    7. #?? - Vol. 7, p. 4993-5824 - Smith, Leo - Wildchild
    8. #?? - Vol. 8, p. 5825-6007 - Wilde, Kim - Z.Z. Top
      • Bibliography by Artist, p. 6009-6067
      • Bibliography by Subject, p. 6068-6101
      • Selected Fanzines, p. 6102-6113
      • Song Title Index, p. 6115-6312
      • General Index, p. 6313-6592
      • Quick Reference Guide, p. 6593-6653, "Listing all entries Alphabetically"

  22. "The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th ed.", 2006, {B}
    1. Vol. 1, p. ? - A - Brown, Lloyd
    2. Vol. 2, p. ? - Brown, Marion - Dilated Peoples
    3. Vol. 3, p. ? - Dill, Danny - Grenadine
    4. Vol. 4, p. ? - Grenfell, Joyce - Koller, Hans
    5. Vol. 5, p. ? - Kollington - Morphine
    6. Vol. 6, p. ? - Morricone, Ennio - Rich Kids
    7. Vol. 7, p. ? - Rich, Young and Pretty - Swift, Richard
    8. Vol. 8, p. ? - Swift, Rob - Z.Z. Top
    9. Vol. 9, p. ? - Selected Albums. Bibliographies
    10. Vol. 10, p. ? - Indexes

  23. The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Concise Edition, 1993
          0-85112-721-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-721-7

  24. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 1998

    Pop/Rock

  25. The Virgin Illustrated Encyclopedia of Pop & Rock, 2002
          1-85227-987-7, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-987-5

    Rap/Dance/Techno

  26. The Guinness Who's Who of Rap, Dance & Techno, 1994
          0-85112-788-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-788-0

    Reggae

  27. The Guinness Who's Who of Reggae, 1994
          0-85112-734-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-734-7

  28. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Reggae, 1998
          0-7535-0242-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0242-6

    Rock

  29. The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, 1998, #2l   {A}

    R&B/Soul

  30. The Virgin Encyclopedia of R&B and Soul, 1998
          0-7535-0241-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0241-9

  31. The Guinness Who's Who of Soul, 1993
          0-85112-733-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-733-0


    Decades of Music
  32. The Guinness Who's Who of Fifties, 1993
          0-85112-732-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-732-3

  33. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 50s Music, 1998
          0-7535-0268-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0268-6

  34. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music, 2002
          1-85227-937-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-937-0

  35. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 50's Music, 2010
          1-85227-937-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-937-0

  36. The Guinness Who's Who of Sixties Music, 1992
          0-85112-578-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-578-7

  37. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music, 1997
          0-7535-0149-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0149-8, LC: 98-192435

  38. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 60's Music, 2002
          1-85227-933-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-933-2

  39. The Guinness Who's Who of Seventies Music, 1993
          0-85112-727-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-727-9

  40. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Seventies Music, 1997
          0-7535-0154-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0154-2, LC: 98-192437

  41. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 70s Music, 2002
          1-85227-947-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-947-9

  42. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Eighties Music, 1997
          0-7535-0159-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0159-7, LC: 98-192429

  43. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 80's Music, 2003
          1-85227-969-9, ISBN-13: 978-1-85227-969-1

  44. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Nineties Music, 2000
          0-7535-0427-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-7535-0427-7, LC: 2000-456039

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