This article is from the Drum corps FAQ, by Cathy Doser firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Jodeen E. Popp's 1978 book on drum corps is called "Competitive
Drum Corps". It is a 8 1/2" X 11" paperback book which includes sections
on the origins of drum corps and on individual corps' histories. It also
includes yearly summaries of the drum corps activity from the 1950's
through 1979.It includes two supplements for 1980 and 1981. It can be
ordered by writing to Olympic Printing Inc., 83 N. Broadway, Des
Plaines, IL 60016 or calling 708-296-3015. Michael Fath paid $35.00 for
his in 1992.