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Motown Encyclopedia by Graham Betts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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.
Sings At Festivals - Music Trivia For Feasts by Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Explore the music and songs of artists like Van Halen, Boy George, Andy Williams and Michael Bolton. Seventies Soul Artists: Delfonics, O'Jays, Jerry Butler, Teddy Pendergrass, Stylistics, Spinners and their Philadelphia label are discussed. Leon Russell, Bonnie and Delaney and influences on guitar greats like Clapton, Mason, Harrison and Allman are covered.
The Jam: Sounds From The Street by Albert Jack
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Jam emerged from the punk explosion of 1977, combining the energy of that movement with the musical values and styles of the previous generation’s mod icons. This is the inside story of Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, and Rick Buckler’s rise to fame, their brief but momentous reign, and their shocking decision to quit at the peak of their success.
Empire Fox: Not Wrong...Not Right...Loyalty. by Empire Boo Boo Kitty
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Follow Cookie, Lucious and the rest of the Lyon family in the second season of Empire.
Legends of Soul - James Brown by James Hoag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Have you ever wondered who the real James Brown is? Read Legends of Soul - James Brown to find out. This book covers his entire life, from his stillborn birth in Georgia to his death in 2006 and everything in between, concentrating on the wonderful music. This book is about the music. In fact, when a James Brown song came on the radio, it was hard not to get up and dance.
Legends of Soul - Ray Charles by James Hoag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Ray Charles is recognized as being the inventor of Soul music. Soul is basically the combination of Gospel and Jazz. Ray Charles did it best and he did it first. Blind from a very young age, he went on to make his mark in the entertainment world and was given the nickname of "genius". Ray was in the first class inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Whitney Houston Biography: Secrets and Rumors Most People Would Never Know by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Whitney Houston, the revolutionary pop icon who changed the face of the entertainment industry and paved the way to many black singers and musicians in the 1990s and early 2000s. Before Whitney, there was not any black woman singer allowed on MTV. She was one of the first black women to receive air-time on MTV. Whitney was the first woman to receive three number one hits in one album...
Beyonce's Heart: Songs Inspired By Beyoncé Contribution to Music and Society by DESTINY DESTINY
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018 by Raymond Sturgis. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture
Beyoncé is an inspiration to millions of people around the world, and this book was written as a dedication to her work and charity. Love has always been Beyonce force behind her music, and her service to human rights and social issues made her stance uplifting to heights that reach heaven and souls to all she touches.
Twenty-Two Daydreams (Or Wood, Talc & Mr. J, My Social Media Ramblings Thereof) by Chris Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Twenty-two of his favourite posts carefully chosen from his own website...