From Schubert to Springsteen, Archie Roach to Amy Winehouse, comes an illuminating history of the song for every kind of music lover.
Andrew Ford is a composer, writer and broadcaster. For twelve years he was in the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong. He has written nine books and, since 1995, has presented The Music Show each weekend on Radio National. Anni Heino is a Finnish-born Australian writer and musicologist. She was head of classical music at the Finnish Music Information Centre and, since 2007, has been the editor at the Australian Music Centre. She is also the editor of Talking to Kinky and Karlheinz, a book of interviews from The Music Show.