This review is in response to Mr. Bogdanov's book, with the featured Amazon link to p. 557 concerning the song, Wipe Out:
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If you're into rock trivia or just have the need to know more detail, this is an excellent source. It is not fully encyclopedic, missing many albums found in other books, such as... Read morePublished on Sept. 23 2003 by Mad Dog
This book is without a doubt the best overall guide to rock bands and musicians I have encountered. The coverage is very full - each artist has a career summary at the beginning... Read morePublished on Aug. 19 2003 by Leigh Blackmore
The only problem is they like TOO much and seem to have a hard time being negative.
Besides that, this thing is the musical reference bible that provides endless browing,... Read more
This is the most complete history of rock I've ever seen--and I saw quite a few when I was researching for my book "Forever Retro Blues. Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2003 by KatSchool
I agree with most of the sentiment expressed by the other reviewers. It's still the best guide out there, but its previously high standards have dropped alarmingly. Read morePublished on Aug. 26 2002 by NICK DODD