Edited by distinguished scholars in the field of popular music studies, this encyclopedia set is THE authoritative reference guide to popular music from all corners of the globe, the ultimate reference work to do justice to this vibrant subject.tively easy to play at a basic level and very portable. ... The evolution of the ukulele as a transnational instrument began in earnest in 1915 when it was featured in the Hawaiian music and dance ... It was integral to songs such as Henry Kailimaia#39;s a#39;On the Beach at Waikiki, a#39; which is an early example of what became known as hapa-haole (a#39;half-whitea#39;) songs. ... and Arthur Godfrey, a US television performer who helped to popularize ukuleles in the 1950s, especially the baritone ukulele.
|Title||:||Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2003-07-08|