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Celebrity Playlist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by The Dallas Morning News. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
For more than a decade, the music staff of The Dallas Morning News asked every artist it interviewed the same question: “What are you listening to right now?”
Sound's Weight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
"Sound's Weight" encourages readers to think about music politically and politics musically. Tracing the history of Western music as a process in which taste is dictated by politics, this extended essay advocates for a way of thinking and living liberated by the confines of calculated interests.
The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Bob Dylan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A singer-songwriter, record producer, artist, and author, Bob Dylan has influenced American culture for more than five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will challenge your knowledge and celebrate the iconic career of Bob Dylan.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
Just Like a Woman: The Rock Criticism of Ellen Willis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The 1960s, Ellen Willis said, were a time when magazines saw that “there was this thing called youth culture, and they were interested in getting authentic young people to write about it.” Willis was one of these. Right out of the box, her rock criticism was as unsentimental as it was passionate, with the publication of a 1967 essay in Commentary about Bob Dylan that was personal journalism at it.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Grateful Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the Dead Head music fan that will test your knowledge of the legendary Grateful Dead.
12 Quizzes on Classical Composers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Appreciation
The perfect Christmas gift for your music-lover!. One quiz each on the lives of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Wagner, Chopin, Haydn, Handel, and Grieg. May be used in conjunction with the Classically Gail free, one-year course in Music Appreciation (classicallygail.blogspot.com).
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Billy Joel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Billy Joel.
Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music, bestselling David Morrell discusses the talent and determination that led Sinatra to become the greatest interpretive singer of the recording era. Based on more than forty years of listening and reading, Morrell provides an in-depth analysis of Sinatra’s career. After you read it, you might never listen to Sinatra or any other singer the same way again.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Elton John
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Elton John.
Nelson Riddle: The Man Behind the Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Nelson Riddle: The Man Behind the Music, bestselling Morrell discusses the career of a musical genius, who changed popular music and proved that a great arranger is as important as a great song and a great singer. This groundbreaking study describes Riddle’s famous collaborations with Nat “King” Cole, Rosemary Clooney, and Frank Sinatra, whose career Riddle helped to resurrect.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Who
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
With nearly thirty top 40 singles and 100 million record sales, The Who have been one of the world’s preeminent rock bands for five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the legendary band The Who.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Celebrate the legendary Stones with this ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Las Vegas Elvis Presley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Writing about Elvis, Thomas Chi returned to Memphis six months each year to interview for the Elvis book around Graceland. He wrote a rock music thriller about Manson before the novel was turned into a musical screenplay. Thomas spent more time in Las Vegas, Nevada interviewing Elvis Presley's girlfriends, lovers, and the dancers with stories about Elvis.
Aaliyah: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
She was a dancer, a model, an actress, and, of course a singer--she did everything. In her short life, she sold millions of records and inspired thousands of lives. This book looks at the short life of Aaliyah--from her early childhood and her rise to stardom on the television show Star Search to her movie appearances and final album.