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Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
The Sonorous World Of Dante's Commedia
Price: Free! Words: 27,650. Language: British English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval
This work investigates exhaustively the musical references in Dante's Commedia. It is a critical survey of their literal and symbolical significance within Dante's narrative. This investigation of the sonorous references in the Commedia has taken into account a historical-musical perspective, as is applied by musicians and musicologists specialized in Early Music.
Accordion Revolution: A People’s History of the Accordion in North America from the Industrial Revolution to Rock and Roll
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology
With an eye for colorful characters and a sharp sense of humor, accordion historian Bruce Triggs uncovers the hidden back-story of the squeezebox in everyone’s closet. Accordion Revolution is about more than an instrument: it’s a living, breathing restoration of the squeezebox to its rightful place at the roots of North America’s popular music.
The Beatles In Mono
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In The Beatles In Mono, Andrew Hickey examines, track by track, the Beatles' work as it was originally created, in mono. Going through the 2009 The Beatles In Mono box set, he looks at the band's influences, their musical techniques, and the progression of their career from Love Me Do through to Get Back.
Musical Truth 2
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 121,780. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In his groundbreaking book ‘Musical Truth,’ DJ-turned author/ researcher Mark Devlin showed how the true nature of the corporate music industry tells a very different story to what’s conveyed on its glossy, glamorous surface.
Critical Beatdown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A hard-hitting exposé on the corrupt world of online music journalism
Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In Frank Sinatra: The Artist and His Music, bestselling David Morrell discusses the talent and determination that led Sinatra to become the greatest interpretive singer of the recording era. Based on more than forty years of listening and reading, Morrell provides an in-depth analysis of Sinatra’s career. After you read it, you might never listen to Sinatra or any other singer the same way again.
Wardrobe Malfunction: Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake and the Power of Desperation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
A history of Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show, the events leading up to it, and the continuing fallout
The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.
Blues Deluxe: The Joe Bonamassa Buying Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Blues Deluxe is an album by album guide to the music of popular blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa. Profusely illustrated with dozens of color photos, the guide includes over a dozen album reviews and reprints a rare 2011 Bonamassa interview.
All Kinds of Time: The Enduring Spirit of the Creative Music Studio
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
All Kinds of Time is a celebration of the creative spirit of Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso and the expansive Creative Music Studio family, which has enabled CMS to remain vital, forty-three years after its founding.
Tales from a Wizard: The Oral History of Walpurgis: The Band Behind Phantom's Divine Comedy: Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal
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Tales from a Wizard: The Oral History of Walpurgis recreates the tales of the band behind the ethereal and mysterious The Divine Comedy—an album known to the world as Phantom’s Divine Comedy: Part 1.
Chart Watch UK - Hits of 1989
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 130,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
From the longest-serving music columnist online comes this comprehensive account of the Top 40 hit singles of 1989. Every artist to land a hit single during the year is documented and every one of their hits is catalogued. The essential guide to a fascinating year in pop music, and the perfect reference book for any self-respecting 80s music fan.
Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Claude Ranger: Canadian Jazz Legend presents a sympathetic portrait of this remarkable musician and offers a perceptive overview of the Canadian jazz scene during the 35 years in which, by turns, his career flourished, faltered and flourished again.
La musica. Significado y funcion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
En las paginas de este libro, el autor, musico y musicologo, se plantea preguntas tan elementales como: Que es la musica?. Para que sirve?. Las respuestas no atienden a las definiciones clasicas de un diccionario, el autor procura llegar a las esencias de la sustancia sonora, humana y divina, material y trascendente.
Underground Rock Music Scene
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Underground Rock Music Scene, by Gregory Stomberg, history, reviews, lyrics, 1970 - 2000, more
The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume Four: Cult Rockers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews and record reviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Volume Four of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives features interviews with 13 "cult rockers" who have made great music that failed to find a mainstream audience, talents like Billy Bragg, Eugene Chadbourne, and Mojo Nixon.
Cover to Cover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Cover to Cover - The History of Popular Music by Best Selling Author of Specialist Books and Musician Alastair R Agutter charts his life from 1958 the Rock and Roll years through to the current day, featuring the Musicians and Artists who made an impact on his life and countless other millions over the decades around the world.
Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.
The Rock 'n' Roll Archives, Volume Five: Rockin' 'round the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is a series collecting vintage artist interviews and record reviews from the archives of award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. The theme of Volume Five of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Archives is "Rockin' 'round the World," the book featuring interviews with musicians from Australia and Canada as well as the U.S. and Great Britain.

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