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Chasing Jimi
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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.
Feed Me - Music Trivia for the Soul (Chicago, Ventures, Marty Robbins & more)
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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.
Legends of Rock & Roll – The Everly Brothers
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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.
What It Was Was Rockabilly
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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.
For No One
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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.
First Kiss - Music Trivia (Pop to Country Rock)
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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.
Words on Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This book is a collection of some of the most memorable quotes from the premier artists of pop, rock, jazz, and the blues.
The Vinyl Dialogues: Stories Behind Memorable Albums Of The 1970s As Told By The Artists
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The new book by Mike Morsch features interviews with Rock luminaries such as Hall & Oates, Stevie Van Zandt, Dave Mason, Edgar Winter, Joe Vitale, The Doobie Brothers, Al Stewart and more. The Vinyl Dialogues offers the stories behind 31 of the top albums of the 70s, including backstories behind the albums, the songs, and the artists.
Behind the Board:My Life with Rock and Roll Legends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
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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.
Drive byzz and beatdownzzz
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Lyrics from my brain.
Sounds of the 60s - the birth of pop, jazz and rock'n'roll
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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.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
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Price: $3.99 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
Elvis Presley : The Life, Loves and Tragedy of the King of Rock ‘n Roll
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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.
Beatles Hamburg A Tour Guide To Beatles Sites in Hamburg
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beatles Hamburg features every venue in which any member of the Beatles played or recorded from 1961 to today, with many of the places they stayed and frequented. Detailed directions by train or by car, images of each Beatles site, clear maps marking exact locations, and connection to Beatles history. Explore the Beatles by Exploring Hamburg with Beatles Hamburg!
To Get Her - Music Trivia (Rock Originators)
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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.
In My Light
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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.
Permission To Rock
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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.
Glory Days With Elvis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Joe Jackson is a freelance Arts correspondent with The Irish Times. He also is an author and broadcaster whose radio shows include ten one-hour specials titled 'The Essential Elvis.' He also happens to be a life-long Elvis fan and this book contains a fragment of memoir and his major in-depth 1989 and 1990 interviews with Elvis' original drummer DJ Fontana and with backing vocalist Gordon Stoker
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
Frank Zappa Buying Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
During his lifetime and a musical career that spanned five decades, Frank Zappa released almost 60 albums of rock, jazz-rock, and classical music. The Frank Zappa Buying Guide is an album by album guide to navigating the often daunting Zappa catalog, with cover photos for each album, as well as descriptions, band history, and much more.