About this book
Subtitled, "The Story Of Recorded Music". The first complete history of recorded sound for a general audience, which introduces the reader to the innovators, musicians and producers who have affected the way we hear our favourite songs. Jack White is a fan! 'This is an interesting, largely untold history of the medium...' "Literary Review"
From our CD collections to iPods bursting with MP3s to the hallowed vinyl of DJs, recordings are the most common way we experience music. This book tells the story of recorded music, introducing us to the innovators, musicians and producers who have affected the way we hear our favorite songs, ranging from Thomas Edison to Phil Spector.