Nonfiction » Music » Rock music

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.
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.
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.
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.
High Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?
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.
There are Faces I Remember: Fallen Stars of Classic Rock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An interesting, largely anecdotal look at eleven rock stars who left us before their time. Subjects include: Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, George Harrison, Keith Moon, John Entwistle, Duane Allman, Freddie Mercury, John Bonham and Brian Jones.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Beatles Illinois A Tour Guide To Beatles Sites in Chicago and All of Illinois
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beatles Illinois features every venue in which any member of the Beatles played or recorded from 1963 to today, with places they stayed and visited in Chicago and the rest of Illinois. Detailed directions by train or by car, images of each Beatles site, sketch maps marking exact locations, and connection to Beatles history. Explore the Beatles by Exploring Illinois with Beatles Illinois!
Silver Spear
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Basic Repertoire, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
This book will show you how to add this famous Irish Reel to your guitar repertoire. Suitable for rock, jazz, country and classical players from beginner onwards.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
Irish Washerwoman
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Basic Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Electric and acoustic guitarists alike will benefit from learning this tune. Irish Washerwoman is a famous traditional piece in the Folk Genre. Visit any Irish Pub around the world and you are likely to hear this tune during the evening. This book will guide you through the process of playing and understanding this great piece of music on the guitar.
Легенди химерного краю
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: Ukrainian. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Украинскими бывают не только вареники, борщ и гопак. Существует такое явление, как украинский РОК. Антология украинской рок-музыки.
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
My Life as an Elton Fan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
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I wrote this book for Elton fans and anyone who enjoys Elton John's music. This book includes some amazing stories I experienced as an Elton fan and some sureal life experiences too. A story of action packed drama and exciting concert events that I experienced... Including when Elton actually spoke to me.