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Song of the Day, Volume I
By Scott Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A music uber-fan takes you through 1,000 of his favorite songs, most of which no one has ever heard of. Rock, pop, folk, punk, metal, classical, Latin, experimental ... no genre was safe. Perfect for the music fanatic in your life!
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
By Joe Jackson
Price: $4.99 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.
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.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
By Andrew Mueller
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.
Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography - The First Six Albums
By Mark Duffett
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.
Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of my Life
By Mike Morsch
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
By Silkworms Ink Anthologies
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.
A Brief History Of Pink Floyd
By Andrew Means
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
By Andrew Keeling
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".
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.
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
By Andrew Keeling
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"
A Voice Louder than Rock & Roll
By Caleb Quaye
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.
Musical Guide to In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
By Andrew Keeling
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".