Just for the Love of It: Popular Music in Penang, 1930s–1960s

The bestselling Just for the Love of It celebrates the musicians and bands who are such a part of Penang’s rich musical heritage and highlights how this music has been so integrally woven into the wider tapestry of Penang’s growth. It tells of the factors that influenced the popularisation of music in the 1930s to 1960s, including the role of radio, cinema, television, venues, commerce and fashions. Vibrantly illustrated, beautifully designed with a free CD, Just for the Love of It presents this fascinating story of Penang in a creative, lively and utterly engaging style.

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The bestselling Just for the Love of It celebrates the musicians and bands who are such a part of Penang’s rich musical heritage and highlights how this music has been so integrally woven into the wider tapestry of Penang’s growth. It tells of the factors that influenced the popularisation of music in the 1930s to 1960s, including the role of radio, cinema, television, venues, commerce and fashions. Vibrantly illustrated, beautifully designed with a free CD, Just for the Love of It presents this fascinating story of Penang in a creative, lively and utterly engaging style.

Published by SIRD
Paperback
2015
ISBN: 9789670630649