This is a story about pop music and the music industry – a contemporary cultural history that spans 200 years, from the industrial revolution to the digital age.
It's a story about the creators of pop music, and their ideas; professionals, employees, business people, colleagues, rivals, craftsmen, artists, stars, icons; who have written, produced, sung, played and sold songs that have affected people all over the world.
‘3000 years of verse and chorus ‘Excellent reference and all in all a welcome piece of work for all of those with a general, if not very deep, interest for the subject.’
‘Audun Moldes book shows the recognizable traces of the development of POP through history. Unlike many of those who write about popmusic, the musicologist Molde also has the knowledge of tones, building of rhythm and the peculiarities of the composition of the different genres. A clean presentation of the greater facts can also be good narration.’
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