9789670630649

Just for the Love of It: Popular Music in Penang,1930s–1960s


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Authors/Editors:   James Lochhead & Paul Augustin
Format: Paperback 222 pp.
Subjects: Arts & Culture, History & Biography, Malaysia
ISBN: 9789670630649
Publisher: SIRD
Published: 2015
Price: RM68.00
 
(FULL colour & free CD included)
 
Just for the Love of It celebrates the musicians and bands who are such a part of Penang’s rich musical heritage and highlights how this music has been so integrally woven into the wider tapestry of Penang’s growth. It tells of the factors that influenced the popularisation of music in the 1930s to 1960s, including the role of radio, cinema, TV, venues, commerce and fashions. Vibrantly illustrated, beautifully designed with a free CD, Just for the Love of It presents this fascinating story of Penang in a creative, lively, and utterly engaging style. 
 

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