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Musical Guide to In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Court Of The Crimson King".
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson This is a scholastic yet accessible work. that takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that go together to make: "Larks Tongues In Aspic"
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon".
Guitar Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
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Entertaining and inspiring, 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.
Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography - The First Six Albums
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This detailed but accessible biography explores the meteoric recording career of Bryan Adams and his first six albums. Based on the book, of the same name that was first published in 1994, this lightly updated edition explores Adams’ early meteoric recording career, ‘ordinary guy’ persona, and unfolding political commitment.
A Brief History Of Pink Floyd
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Pink Floyd’s rock music legacy is second to none. This account traces the group’s career from “See Emily Play” and other quirky mid ’60s compositions by initial singer Syd Barrett to their defining albums of the ’70s, The Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall, and their swan song in the ’90s. Over four decades Pink Floyd made a distinctive and influential contribution to their times.
A Voice Louder than Rock & Roll
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Vision Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Caleb Quaye, perhaps the greatest rock guitarist of the British Invasion, worked with many of the best known rockers of his era, including Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Pete Townshend, Lou Reed, Hall & Oates, and Elton John. During that time he thought he had what mattered most in life -- fame, women, money, drugs -- but it wasn't until he encountered Jesus Christ that he realized how wrong he was.
Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of my Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a soundtrack to their life. But how many people get to talk to the artists who make up their soundtrack? “Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life” is just such a story.
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader is a provocative new e-collection of illustrated essays, accompanied by illustrative online mixtapes, which interrogates Nick Cave’s literary undertones and emphases, false-starts and fixations, achievements and overall credentials.
The Concise Musical Guide to King Crimson and Robert Fripp (1969 - 1984)
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This Musical Guide sets the musical innovations of Robert Fripp and King Crimson within the wider artistic and cultural landscape tied together through the author's relation to both.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
Angel with Drumsticks
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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.
Aftershock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The band was hot. Rick Trajean was hotter. And Sydney Alexander knew from the moment they met she was in danger of getting badly burned. As she drove the publicity machine for Lightnin’ the heat between them threatened to consume them. Would it be able to withstand both the success of the band and an attack from an unexpected source?
The Doors Examined
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Doors Examined examines The Doors and the band's members. It is comprised of selected acclaimed and original articles from The Doors Examiner and serves up content that assesses The Doors' seminal albums, how the group’s music has influenced other artists, and key people in the band’s history; people like Jim Morrison, Jac Holzman, Paul Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, and Pam Courson.
Ultimate Classic Rock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
This book serves as a guide to the best rock music of the artists that emerged during the classic rock era from 1965-1985.
She's a Mod
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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!
Blast from Your Past! Rock & Roll Radio DJs: the First Five Years 1954-1959
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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!
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.