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Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
'Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor' is the fully revised and extended edition of this classic, best-selling singing book. 'Find Your Voice' is the ultimate, user-friendly guide to singing and the voice for singers of all styles and abilities.The author, Jo Thompson, is one of the UK's leading vocal coaches with over 25 years of experience in TV, film and the music industry.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
The Beatles' Recordings. A Compendium
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The Beatles’ Recordings gives the facts behind all the Beatles' studio, television, radio and film recordings – dates; locations; take and mix numbers; overdubbing, editing and release details; and UK and US chart data. From ‘Across The Universe’ to ‘Your Feet’s Too Big’, it details the 314 songs that the Beatles recorded and released between 1958 and 2013.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Top 40 Annual 2013
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The latest reference book in the acclaimed series for chart fans of all ages - your complete guide to the hits of 2013.
The Christian Musicians Devotional
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,730. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by UnLeashed Arts. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
The Christian Musicians Devotional is 365 daily devotions specifically for Christian musicians who desire extraordinary music ministries. This book addresses the attitudes, issues, and difficulties involved with music ministry. Digging deeper into ministry means drawing closer to God and living His love for people.
Kanye West Superstar
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2015
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry! It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,400 record labels, and over 900 managers.
Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Outside Music, Inside Voices is an exploration of the outer realm of music and the inner voices of creative musicians. Guitarist-composer Garrison Fewell’s book shares musician-to-musician dialogues centered around the ways in which spiritual values inform the lives and art of improvisers.
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
My Music in London
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
a review of the post-war period in classical music mostly in London by music critic John Amis
So, You Want To Be A DJ?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance music
An often hilarious insight to the world of entertainment, music and how to become a top DJ! This book is a valuable resource for up-and-coming DJ's with tips and advice cemented in between Graham’s witty stories as he plays around the world sharing the adventures & mishaps that happen along the way. From London to New York, France to Malta. From a humble start to playing to 1000's!
All the Wrong Notes - Adventures in Unpopular Music
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
In All the Wrong Notes, Dave Hadfield offers a humorous and provocative insight into the world of folk music, His sure ear for the scene’s quirks and eccentricities produces unique takes on major figures like Bob Dylan, Ewan MacColl and Leonard Cohen. This is an ideal folk primer for anyone new to the genre and an entertaining ramble for those who know their gimbri from their mandolin.
Motown Encyclopedia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Motown Encylopedia contains 1,178 entries connected with the iconic label, including every artist from its launch in 1959 to its sale in 1988, along with key executives, songwriters, producers and musicians as well as the background stories to every Top Ten hit album and single, film, cast recording and soundtrack release. A fact packed book from start to finish.
Writin' Dirty: An Anthology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Writin' Dirty is a collection of the 100 best essays hip-hop blogger Byron Crawford wrote from 2006 to 2011, selected from over 1,000 total, i.e. the top 10%—this is a book both Mitt Romney and the black guy who operates his car elevator could appreciate.
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.
NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."
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?
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.