Books tagged: music and conflict

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And The Band Broke Up
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Brünnhilde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This book is a delightful musical romp: Introducing Brünnhilde: A young woman discovers that she is actually a modern day Valkyrie, and that her Father and Mother are an ancient Norse God and Goddess. This is a book about show business, love, hope, gangsters, and the efforts to make dreams come true. Comedy, music, and a touch of Norse mythology intermix in this unusual tale.
Little Box of Horror
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.
The Beatlend: The Beatles After The Beatles
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book provides an in depth look at the end of the Beatles career as a group, touching on such issues as why they split up and providing an up close analysis of each of their subsequent careers. With meticulous research, the authors have provided a behind the scenes look at this most famous of bands. An important chronicle of the end of an era that is a must read for any die hard Beatles fan.
Lovesongs, Lullabies, and Alibis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Arthur L. Jones III. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
This ebook is a collection of psongs (poems and songs) written by Songwriter, Lyricist, and Producer Xavier Charles.
The Boy Who Found Himself
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Nick doesn't understand how his life has reached such a low. Sitting on the edge of his bathtub, razor blade in hand, he remembers everything that lead him there, from ex-girlfriends to his murdered dog. As he probes deeper into his own mind, he discovers a dark secret he buried away even from himself...
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.
It's Me Again, Lord
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Joel Reed, a Nashville singer/songwriter has a hit album on his hands. The title song: “It’s me again, Lord” went instantly to the top of the Christian Country charts. But there’s a problem. That song, and five others on the album, were written and arranged by Sonny Jacobs, a disabled former school teacher/coach living 350 miles away in the tiny burg of Brighton, Illinois.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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.
Blue Note Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Max Freeman, a jazz musician, arrives in Heaven to play his version of gospel standards, but clashes with the rule that only music of worship can be performed. Freeman's virtuosity draws attention to himself, not to God. One admirer remains: Johann Sebastian Bach, whose sacred works are revered even while his secular works are banned. Improvisational sparks fly. The serpent is loose.