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MUSC 171: The Social History of Popular Music

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British Library Sounds

British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, popular music, wildlife and environmental sounds.

The Canadian Pop Music Encyclopedia 

Started as a research project in 1986, and originally launched online in 1998, Jaimie Vernon’s The Canadian Pop Music Encyclopedia: a biographical index from Eh to Zed now returns with more content and frequent updates in conjunction with the softcover book published by Bullseye Records/The Record Vault.

Encyclopedia of Music in Canada

Search specific topics or Canadian artists/performers (e.g. Barenaked Ladies).

G.R.I.M.E. (Gender Research in Music Education)

An international organization devoted to research in music education involving gender issues. Sponsor of GEMS (Gender, Education, Music & Society), a peer-reviewed, on-line journal that explores the myriad intersections between gender, education, music and society.

Rock and Pop

Rock and Pop links through the American Musicological Society's WWW sites of interest to musicologists.

Reason to Rock: rock music as art form

A web book by Herb Bowie, with elements of rock, artists and tracks.