Books by Rick Kennedy

Released: May 1, 1999

"Still, those interested in the subject will find enough historical information to keep their attention until the end."
Built around the names, including Charlie Parker, James Brown and the "King," that helped define 20th-century American music, a history of the independent record label in America. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1994

"A huge success."
Delightful history of Gennett Records, its parent the Starr Piano Company of Richmond, Indiana, in the 1920s, and the birth of recorded jazz, by a former business and entertainment reporter for the Cincinnati Post and the Richmond Palladium-Item. Read full book review >