The vinyl countdown : the album from LP to iPod and back again / Travis Elborough.
Other Titles: Long-player goodbye.
Author: Elborough, Travis.
Publisher: Brooklyn : Soft Skull Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2009.
ISBN: 9781593762377 (pbk.)
Description: ix, 452 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Sound recordings History.
Popular music Discography.
Music Social aspects.
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton ... as Long player goodbye"--T.p. verso.
Contents: Speed wars -- Four Seasons on two sides -- Cunning linguists and extended pleasures -- Blowing hot and cold -- To be Frank -- And now for something completely different-- -- Beat less -- Pop goes pop! -- Stacks of tracks -- Back to the future -- God bless you Lester Bangs and the greatest album every made -- Take up thy stereo and walk, man.