The Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World

Edited by John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing
Founding Editor: Paul Oliver

Welcome to Continuum’s popular music website devoted to the Continuum Encylopedia of Popular Music of the World. To order or for more information about the rest of our publications, including our extensive popular music list, please visit or go to our contact us page on this website.

 Coming Soon - March 2005

Part 2 : Locations - Sold As Set

Volume III: Caribbean and Latin America
Volume IV: North America
Volume V: Oceania and Asia
Volume VI: Africa and Middle East
Volume VII: Europe

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March 2005
HB 0 8264 7436 5
Special Introductory Price:
£450/$750 until 30th June 2005

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Part 1 - Now Available!

Volume I Media, Industry and Society

Published February 2003
HB 0 8264 6321 5 £100/$195
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Volume II Performance and Production
Published April 2003
HB 0 8264 6322 3 £100/$195
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"EPMOW lives music. Put another way, it does for popular music what Grove has done for classical" -David Brackett

Forthcoming multi-volume works in the EPMOW series include Part 3 - Genres and Part 4 - Biographies. Watch this space for more details.


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