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Catégorie infoNew 2018 edition of DISCOGRAPHIES:

The Discographies are currently in work for a new 25th anniversary.

The main news of this edition:

  • More than 3600 new discographies , covering principally the period before 1970 (The 1955-1970 period will be near-exhaustive). That represent more than 1500 additional pages.
  • Digital format (PDF) will be proposed in priority and, to reduce the costs, the price will be calculated according to this format. Sending will be done via a link to download it. A paper printing or a DVD-R burning will be possible on demand, but with a supplement to support printing or burning costs and mailing.
  • Discographies "on demand" will be always proposed, but digital and download way in priority. Hence the price will be revised down.
  • Improvement of quality of data, particularly:
    • Check again the data resulting in numerous fixes.
    • Covers have been added or replaced.
    • Addition of many authors/compositors which were not indicated.
    • Grouping or splitting artists with groups, according to the quantity of discs made in solo (justifying or not a separated discography).
  • Choice between a full or partial publication: several options will be proposed to reduce the volume and ultimately the final cost:
    • Integral edition: about 4000 pages in 10 PDF files (10 volumes)
    • Essential edition: 4 to 5 volumes, to be defined...
    • Edition per generations (1 to 2 volumes each):
      - Generation 78 rpm : groups all artists who begun in the 78 rpm period (before approximately 1955).
      - Generation EP (from 1955 to 1969), Generation 70, Generation 80-90 and Generation 2000-2010, for artists who begun in such periods.
    • All discographies keep anyway complete up to the end of the career of the artists.
      For all question on artist classification per generation, you can consult our list of artist and use provided filters.

      Other editions can be announced, as "Popular artists", or artists with some level of quality with lyrics (but this could sometimes be subjective!), but all the themes are not completely established. If you have suggestions, thanks to contact the association. They will be welcome and we'll consider the feasibility.

Catégorie infoIs the 2015 edition available at which price?

The discographies are published regularly, revisited and actualised... and new ones are ending the verification phase...

Today, you can order it in the Orders page.

According to the multiplication of information in internet, we have noticed on repeated occasions that details should be rectified, completed, etc. So, for a greater quality of the content, we have decided to review regularly all existing discographies, while continuing to create new ones and adding new discs.

Price of the 2015 edition: see on the Orders page.

Catégorie infoWhat is available today?

Detailed discographies "customized" are still available...

We still offer for sale the detailed discographies per artist and on demand. See Orders page.

Book set of Discographies

The 2015 edition is still available. A new 2018 edition is in work.