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Murphy's laws of Songwriting (Revised 2013)
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
Achieving "hit writer" status has always been a formidable goal for any songwriter. Catching the ear of the monumentally distracted listener has never been more difficult. Getting their attention, inviting them in to your song and keeping them there requires more than being just a "good" songwriter. Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting arms the songwriter for success by demystifying the process.
First Dimension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As the Whispering Pines’ school year ends, Bobby Brown, almost 13, has been saving his paper route tips for one special thing, The New InterPolar Radio. Bobby is surprised when one of his customers, Mrs. Andrews, gives him a radio and their garden gnome. The Andrews will be gone—long gone—leaving their home for the First Dimension, an alternative universe. And the gnome? He talks.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Essays From Silicon Valley Volume One (Omnibus)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
Dead Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
When the dead rise up to challenge the living for control of the earth, a small group of survivors take refuge at a radio station where they broadcast the end of the world.
Quiet!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's been 40 years since men last visited the moon. Since then it feels like we've abandoned manned space exploration. What if that's not all we abandoned? I've taken some liberties with the Apollo 17 transcripts, but this is fiction, right? "Quiet!" is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.
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.
On The Air With Mike Gypsy And Sacheana Crow
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Series: Head in the Clouds: Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The day started just as normal as any other for both Mike and Sacheana. The two start the day at their daily job as hosts of the radio show On The Air. Things become strange when callers start asking about strange lights and monsters in the sky. Baffled by what they are hearing, the hosts piece together what's going on, as they have no idea of what they are about to confront right outside the door