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Blast from Your Past! Rock & Roll Radio DJs: the First Five Years 1954-1959
By LinDee Rochelle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The First Five Years Blast from Your Past™ ebook shares wacky, wonderful behind-the-microphone tales of 15 Rock & Roll Radio DJs who were there—were you?—when it all began. The 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s Rock & Roll music explored its babyhood, discovered its power, and exploded into its own universe. Historical, hysterical, and biographical, your fave DJs enjoy the moment with you, again!
What It Was Was Rockabilly
By Richard E. Jandrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The partial history of Rock 'n' Roll in general and Rockabilly Music in particular. It examines the atmosphere at the time of creation and looks at the results of the music and it's artists. The best aspect of the book is it's original discography of the music of the participants in the music, complete to the 1990's, which was the publication time of the book.
The Singles of Bob Dylan
By Nick Kniola
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Singles of Bob Dylan provides a brief glimpse into the singles commercially released by Bob Dylan in the United States throughout his career, with descriptions and facts about each of the songs in over forty singles. A brief paragraph of each single allows the reader to find out about some recordings that were released on albums and others that were released exclusively as singles.
First Kiss - Music Trivia (Pop to Country Rock)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Music Trivia about songwriting teams of early rock: Goffin and King, Sedaka and Greenfield, Mann and Weil. Evolution of rock and country into one genre with: The Byrds, Gram Parsons and The Stones. Broadway influence on pop with Laura Nyro, and The Association. Pink Floyd and the effects of light and sound on concerts.
Guitar Odyssey
By Michael Rays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00 from 1 review)
Guitar Odyssey is the day-to-day journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he attempts to learn the guitar solo on Deep Purple’s “Highway Star.” Michael dives right in, blissfully unaware the project will take him two years. It's a book for 1) guitarists of any caliber; 2) rock music lovers; and 3) fans of persistence and patience.
Feed Me - Music Trivia for the Soul (Chicago, Ventures, Marty Robbins & more)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Discover interesting facts about Chicago, the Beatles (with producer George Martin), the Ventures, Marty Robbins, Brenda Lee and more. Learn about song origins in respect to family, environment, and time period. This is the 6th book in Melody Rose's Music Trivia Series. Feed Me investigates rockabilly and country origins that segued into rock 'n roll. Includes photos, song and album titles.
She's a Mod
By Kay Stammers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Angel with Drumsticks
By Pamela King
You set the price! Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Church asked them to play, then betrayed their trust. The concert that should have propelled them to international stardom instead destroyed their careers. This is the story of Angel and the Brains and the La Messa Dei Giovani.
Drive byzz and beatdownzzz
By The Steve
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Lyrics from my brain.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
By Joe Jackson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
The Beatles IQ: The Ultimate Test of Fab Four Fandom
By C. Dismas Burgess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Tucker Elliot. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
You are invited to take the challenge: 200 multiple choice questions that take you from the Beatles anonymous beginnings in Liverpool, through their rise in the ranks of show business and finally to their triumphant years as worldwide superstars.
To Get Her - Music Trivia (Rock Originators)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Fun facts about Originators of Rock: Del Shannon, Gene Pitney & Roy Orbison. Gary Wright of Space Pop, Eric Clapton, guitar god, and Mama Cass Elliott, folk queen and pop diva are discussed.
Permission To Rock
By Dean Pedley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Permission To Rock is a collection of more than thirty interviews with selected classic rock, heavy metal and prog rock bands and artists. These include such well known names as Glenn Hughes, Geoff Downes of Asia and Yes, Saxon's Biff Byford, Thunder, Martin Turner of Wishbone Ash, Ken Hensley, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren and Fish discussing both his solo career and work with Marillion.
Chasing Jimi
By Jim Newport
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A novel by Jim Newport. Chasing Jimi is a rock ‘n’ roll period piece. It spans one year - the summer of 1966 to the summer of 1967. From New York’s Greenwich Village to swinging London to the stage of the Monterey Pop Festival. It follows the ascension of one Jimmy James, a struggling back-up guitar player, to the exalted throne of rock-god superstardom.
For No One
By Alan Bradley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Beatles were one of the most important musical phenomena of the 20th century, and together with their manager, Brian Epstein, it can truly be stated that they changed the world. But there were dark aspects to the Beatles story to go along with the million-sellers, and the record-breaking tours. Lost opportunities, millions squandered or stolen, and the involvement of some very dark characters.
Elvis Presley : The Life, Loves and Tragedy of the King of Rock ‘n Roll
By Jessica Jayne
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Five Star Books. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Discover the shocking secrets of rock ‘n roll’s greatest legend. Elvis Presley is still one of the biggest stars the world has ever known, and this book reveals the inside story of his meteoric rise to fame and stardom, From the devious manipulations of his controlling manager, to the string of women who lived through his sad decline, this book tells you everything about the King of Rock and Roll.
Behind the Board:My Life with Rock and Roll Legends
By Scott Cahill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The true story of a kid from Kansas whose love of music brought him working side by side with rock and roll's biggest names. From John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac & others, Galen Senogles has worked with the biggest names on some of rock and roll's must beloved classic albums. For the first time, he sets the record straight on rock and roll's most enduring stories and rumors.
In My Light
By Kevin Cable
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Concert photography from the 1970's. Led Zeppelin, The who, Dave Mason, Aerosmith, ELP, Little River Band and more.
Sounds of the 60s - the birth of pop, jazz and rock'n'roll
By Don Hale
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This is a nostalgic account of life behind the scenes during the 1960s in the industrial city of Sheffield, UK, when a musty old cbeer cellar helped stage a remarkable revival of popular music, and provided a unique live showcase for a host of top international and local performers to develop the birth of jazz, pop, blues and rock'n'roll. It was a place where the up and coming stars performed.
Legends of Rock & Roll – The Everly Brothers
By James Hoag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The Everly Brothers were one of the most important and influential of the early rock and roll bands. They set the standard high with close two-part harmonies and were the first of the rockers who combined country with rock and roll and, surprisingly, impressed both sides of the fence.