Broken Record: The Inside Story of the Grammy Awards

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Broken Record is the first book ever written about the intriguing, checkered, and often hilarious history of the Grammys. In 1958, a group of record executives, alarmed by the explosive success of rock 'n' roll - and the threat rock posed to "quality" pop - launched the Grammy Awards. Their aim: to cultivate a higher standard of popular taste. From the start, the Grammys have been at odds with and often scornful of not only rock but every other wave of rebellious, street-bred music, from R&B to Woodstock, new wave, and rap. ...

Broken Record: The Inside Story of the Grammy Awards 1992, Carol Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781559721042

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