Books tagged: rock history

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Game Of Love - Music Trivia (Meet The Record Men)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Music Trivia from the beginnings of early Rock & Roll and Pop music. The book covers the pioneer record companies and the people behind the scene that made it all happen: Motown Records, Chess Records, Atlantic Records, and Sun Records. It also covers the Artists for these labels and how they created the genre of these early formative years on the music scene.
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.
Weezer: The Unofficial Band Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From "Buddy Holly" and "Say It Ain't So" to "Island In the Sun" and "Pork and Bean's," their music has always been groundbreaking. This unofficial band biography takes the covers off the band, the sound, and the records—looking at what inspired the songs and albums. From their formation and first album to their latest release (Death to False Metal), this unofficial band biography will give you i