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The Resource Last night a DJ saved my life : the history of the disc jockey, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton

Last night a DJ saved my life : the history of the disc jockey, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton

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Last night a DJ saved my life : the history of the disc jockey
Title
Last night a DJ saved my life
Title remainder
the history of the disc jockey
Statement of responsibility
Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton
Title variation
Last night a disc jockey saved my life
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the early development of recorded and transmitted sound, DJs have been shaping the way we listen to music and the record industry. Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have tracked down the inside story on some of music s most memorable moments. Focusing on the club DJ, the book gets first-hand accounts of the births of disco, hip hop, house, and techno. Visiting legendary clubs like the Peppermint Lounge, Cheetah, the Loft, Sound Factory, and Ministry of Sound, and with interviews with legendary DJs, "Last Night a DJ Saved My Life" is a lively and entertaining account of musical history and some of the most legendary parties of the century."
Summary
Drawing on in-depth interviews with DJs, critics, musicians, recording executives, and others, two music journalists traces the definitive role of the disc jockey as a primary factor in the evolution of popular music, tracing the the dramatic influence of DJs on music over the past forty years and profiling some of the most important DJs in the business. Original. 30,000 first printing
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New York Times Notable Book, 2000
Biography type
contains biographical information
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157830
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Brewster, Bill
Dewey number
791.443
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Broughton, Frank
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True
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  • Popular music
  • Dance music
  • Disc jockeys
  • Discotheques
  • Dance music
  • Disc jockeys
  • Discotheques
  • Popular music
Target audience
adult
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the history of the disc jockey
Label
Last night a DJ saved my life : the history of the disc jockey, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Headline Book Publishing, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 578-586) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn779455068
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Updated and rev. edition.
Extent
606 pages
Isbn
9780802146106
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)779455068
Label
Last night a DJ saved my life : the history of the disc jockey, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Headline Book Publishing, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 578-586) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn779455068
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Updated and rev. edition.
Extent
606 pages
Isbn
9780802146106
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)779455068

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