Singer-songwriters of the 1970s : 150+ profiles /

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McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,, Jefferson, North Carolina, United States, p.v, 203 pages ; (2022)

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(CaQQLa)201-0004568, (CaQQLa)201-0010484, (OCoLC)fst00871761, (OCoLC)fst01004379, (OCoLC)fst01119301, 1971-1980, 20e siècle., bisacsh, Chanteurs, Composition (Music), Composition (Musique), fast, Histoire, History and criticism., Lyricists., MUSIC / History & Criticism., Popular music, Singers., United States


Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index."The 1970s saw a wave of singer-songwriters flood the airwaves and concert halls across the United States. This book organizes the stories of approximately 150 artists whose songs created the soundtrack to people's lives during the decade that forever shaped musical composition. Some well-known, others less known, these artists were the song-poets and storytellers who wrote their own music and lyrics. Featuring biographical information and discography overviews for each artist, this compendium is the only one-volume encyclopedic overview of this topic. Featured artists include Carole King and James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Gordon Lightfoot, Elvis Costello and dozens of other song-poets of the seventies"--