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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.
How to Write a Song in 30 Minutes or Less
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
A crash course in quick songwriting, this book features everything you need to get your creative juices flowing to create chart-topping hits made for today's radio in 30 minutes or less. From inspiration to completion, this 140-page package gives you all you need!
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.
Learn To Play C6 Lap Steel Guitar: For Absolute Beginners To Intermediate Level
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The Lap Steel Guitar is gaining popularity and crossing musical borders from it's traditional stomping grounds in folk, blues, and country music into rock and popular music. In this 140 page eBook, you'll learn the basics of the C6 lap steel (incl. music theory and reading tabs), work your way through chords and scales, and learn six example pieces. Includes MP3 audio for even easier learning.
Rouse the Crowd: How to Interact with Audiences for Gigs They Can't Forget
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
Are you or your band being held back by luke-warm gig crowd reactions when you play shows? Do you need to know How to Promote Your Music or act and really connect with your gig crowds as soon as you get up on stage? How about turning even the most unresponsive audience into enthusiastic fans who will sing your praises to everyone they meet for weeks after the gig?
The Laws of Gravity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Author Lisa Ann Gallagher recounts her early adulthood in the Detroit Punk Rock scene of the 1980's-1990's.
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.
Apostila para violão.
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Price: Free! Words: 39,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Créditos: Roberto Peres
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."
104 Great Symphonies You Haven't Heard Yet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
A look at 104 great Symphonies overlooked in concert and radio programming.
Guitar Playing and how it Works
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Let's play Music!, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Using this book, anybody can play music on the guitar, and play it well. The book shows how guitar performance skills can be developed to a very high standard by any average person. Firstly you need the right information, which is in this book, and then you add your own patience and persistence.
The Punk Rock Las Vegas Survival Guide: Beer, Bowling and Debauchery Las Vegas Style
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Punk Rock Las Vegas Survival Guide is a smart travel book for punks. Save a ton of money and squeeze every drop of fun and excitement out of your hard earned Las Vegas vacation. See world class bands, eat the best food, drink the finest beers and go home knowing you got your money's worth. Discover places and deals even the locals don't know about. This book will show you how.
Guitar Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Knowledge - The Urban Skillz Dictionary
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by mach-mir-ein-ebook.de. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
What’s a ‘Swipe, Downrock or Scribble Foot’? Who was Rubberband Man and what did he contribute to the ‘Uprocking’ form of Urban Dance? From the outside looking in, Urban Dance and culture can seem like a big mystery, but the only thing you need to know to unlock the mystery is KNOWLEDGE. KNOWLEDGE: The Urban Skillz Dictionary is packed full of explanations, definitions and background information.
250 Music Anecdotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book contains 250 music anecdotes, including this one: Marian Anderson was a famous singer of opera and African-American spirituals. Occasionally, someone would tell her that they would do anything to be able to sing like her. She would smile and then ask, “Would you practice eight hours a day?”
La musica. Significado y funcion
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
En las paginas de este libro, el autor, musico y musicologo, se plantea preguntas tan elementales como: Que es la musica?. Para que sirve?. Las respuestas no atienden a las definiciones clasicas de un diccionario, el autor procura llegar a las esencias de la sustancia sonora, humana y divina, material y trascendente.
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.
Téléphone - au coeur de la vie
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 87,470. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Biographie exclusive du groupe Téléphone, réalisée à partir d'interviews des membres du groupe, et de leurs proches.
Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.