It is a journey which begins with the human voice - the supreme vehicle of musical expression -the influences and instruments of Zulu tribal customs , right up to the end of the 20th Century when bhangra/ragga, boy bands, avant garde and techno are the craze. Gregory informs much.
Personally, readings become more intense from 1930s to the early 1970s as these are the years that influenced 60s pop music in Singapore.
Again, as in the other books, there are magnificent images in a multitude of colours of most of the artistes involved.
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Original article: Andy Lim