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Rock band name origins the stories of 240 groups and performers by Greg Metzer

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rock groups -- Names -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGreg Metzer.
GenreDictionaries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML102.R6 M48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534318M
ISBN 109780786438181
LC Control Number2008012735

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