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Legions of Boom / Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area  / Oliver Wang
Legions of Boom / Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area / Oliver Wang
Duke University Press / Durham and London / 2015
© 2015 Duke University Press / All rights reserved / Printed in the United States of America on acid- free paper
 / Designed by Natalie F. Smith / Typeset in Chaparral Pro by CopperlineLibrary of Congress Cataloging- in- Publication Data / Wang, Oliver, 1972– / Legions of boom : Filipino American mobile DJ crews in the San Francisco Bay Area / Oliver Wang. / pages cm—(Refiguring American music) / Includes bibliographical references and index. / ISBN 978- 0- 8223- 5904- 3 (hardcover : alk. paper) / ISBN 978- 0- 8223- 5890- 9 (pbk. : alk. paper) / ISBN 978- 0- 8223- 7548- 7 (e- book) / 1. Filipino American youth— California—San Francisco Bay Area—Music—History—20th century. 2. Filipino Americans—California—San Francisco Bay Area—Ethnic identity. 3. Disc jockeys—California— San Francisco Bay Area—History—20th century. I. Title. II. Series: Refiguring American music. /
F870.F4W364 20115
 / 305.235089’92107307946—dc23 2014041941Frontispiece: Newspaper ad for a 1988 party in Union City hosted by the Legion of Boom, an alliance (cooperative) between several different Bay Area crews. Courtesy of Francisco Pardorla. / Cover art: Illustration using a photo of Arnie Espinosa (Images Inc., Fremont) by Francisco Pardorla, c. 1986. Photo courtesy of Francisco Pardorla.

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