Books tagged: dick clark

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The Deejays
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
In 1971, Arnold Passman's 'The Deejays' was the first book to closely examine the rise of the disc jockey - the tribal chieftains who manipulate (and possibly create) popular taste with every spin of the turntable. It became the "go-to" reference book on the subject for decades thereafter. Included is a never-before-published afterword from the author, "How We Hate to Get Up in the Morning."
The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio Deejays of the '50s and '60s
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Rock-'n'-roll and the men who brought it over the airwaves into homes and cars changed the cultural landscape. This book examines the phenomenon of the AM deejays who captivated a generation and helped define the counterculture that has forever changed the landscape of American youth.
Jingle Bell Rock by Lisa E. Brown - David Ward Davis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
Rabbit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A middle aged slacker at the turn of the century, and the children he has created and destroyed. A novella.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Piracy
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.