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Los Nios Kidzter Conocen Motown
Price: Free! Words: 8,910. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Music
"Un viaje en el tiempo hacia los días de gloria de Motown, donde todo estaba tenso (bien) para un trío de la juventud de hoy ed dia. Qué maravillosa forma de ensenale a los niños el amor hacia la historia de la música." Joel Selvin
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
Number One with an Axe! A Look at the Guitar’s Role in America’s #1 Hits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Guitar gadfly Michael Rays takes you on a guitar-oriented tour through the history of Billboard's American number one hits, starting in 1955 with "Rock Around the Clock" and proceeding through Frankie Avalon's "Why"--the final #1 song of 1959. Rays rates each song on four guitar-centric criteria: Riffage, Rhythm Playing, Fills and Solos. He also writes brief commentaries on each song. Lots of fun!
California Dreaming: The LA Music Scene and the 60s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a look at the LA pop music scene of the 60s through the lens of its greatest records, looking at the interconnections between seemingly disparate bands and performers. Discover the song Davy Jones of the Monkees wrote about Captain Beefheart, or the member of the Mothers of Invention who named Buffalo Springfield and wrote songs for the Beach Boys.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Beach Boys
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge for fans of The Beach Boys. Celebrate this legendary band with the ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Beach Boys.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: John Denver
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes an entertaining challenge for John Denver fans. Celebrate this legendary singer with the ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: John Denver.
Why Music Matters: Essays on the State of Popular Music Today
Price: Free! Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From his love of the Cure to his hatred of Auto-Tune, author Peter Lee of Hooks and Harmony writes about music in a way that's engaging, funny and poignant.
50 Songs From The 70s & 80s That Still Hold Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
These 50 classic rock and pop songs are some of the greatest ever and still sound good against today's popular music. Do you agree?
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."
Aaliyah: A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
She was a dancer, a model, an actress, and, of course a singer--she did everything. In her short life, she sold millions of records and inspired thousands of lives. This book looks at the short life of Aaliyah--from her early childhood and her rise to stardom on the television show Star Search to her movie appearances and final album.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
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.
The Beach Boys On CD Volume 2: 1970 - 1984
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Between 1970 and 1984 the Beach Boys, both solo and together, made some of the best albums ever recorded - and some not so good. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal look at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce, Blondie and Ricky recorded and released during that time period.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Billy Joel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Billy Joel.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Grateful Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the Dead Head music fan that will test your knowledge of the legendary Grateful Dead.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Elton John
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the iconic artist Elton John.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Who
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
With nearly thirty top 40 singles and 100 million record sales, The Who have been one of the world’s preeminent rock bands for five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will test your knowledge and celebrate the legendary band The Who.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Celebrate the legendary Stones with this ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: The Rolling Stones.
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: Bob Dylan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A singer-songwriter, record producer, artist, and author, Bob Dylan has influenced American culture for more than five decades. Now from the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes a new challenge—51 questions for the diehard music fan that will challenge your knowledge and celebrate the iconic career of Bob Dylan.
Sound's Weight
Price: Free! Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"Sound's Weight" encourages readers to think about music politically and politics musically. Tracing the history of Western music as a process in which taste is dictated by politics, this extended essay advocates for a way of thinking and living liberated by the confines of calculated interests.

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