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Legends of Rock & Roll - Fleetwood Mac
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Fleetwood Mac is one of the greatest American Bands of the Twentieth Century. The Legends of Rock & Roll series is about the music we have listened to over the past fifty years. This is a mini-biography of the band Fleetwood Mac, but even more importantly, it's about the music that they created; the songs that built a generation.
Legends of Rock & Roll - George Harrison (Before, During & After the Beatles)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is, like the others, a mini-biography of one the greatest performers in the music world. This is the third of a series within a series covering the four members of, arguably, the greatest group in music history, The Beatles. This book is not about the Beatles. This book is about the life and music of George Harrison as an individual and as a solo performer.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Ringo Starr (Before, During & After the Beatles)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is, like the others, a mini-biography of one the greatest performers in the music world. This is the fourth of a series within a series covering the four members of, arguably, the greatest group in music history, The Beatles. This book is not about the Beatles. This book concentrates on Ringo Starr and the life and music of Ringo as an individual and as a solo performer.
Legends of Rock & Roll - John Lennon (Before, During & After the Beatles)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Welcome to another in the Legends of Rock & Roll series. This is, like the others, a mini-biography of one the greatest performers in the music world, John Lennon. However, this book is not about the Beatles. While I know that you can’t write about John Lennon without considering the Beatles, the emphasis of this book is not the Beatles, but instead, the life and music of John Lennon, himself.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Beach Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Beach Boys has been writing and performing since 1961. They were raised in California (where else) and developed into the nations number one band. They appealed to the teenagers of the day by singing about sun, surf, cars and girls. This is really a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Beach Boys. But, to the author, it is the music that is the most important.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Bee Gees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Bee Gees were born in England, moved to Australia where they got their start and then moved back to England and then eventually took up residence in America. This book is about the group, but even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. The Bee Gees defined music for a generation.
Legends of Soul - Aretha Franklin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is the first in a series of books about the Legends of Soul. I started with Aretha because, well, she is the Queen. Aretha could easily be put into the category of rock and roll. In fact, she has done it all. She sings rock, soul, R&B, gospel, jazz and blues and we’ll talk a little about these as we review her life.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Roy Orbison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Roy Orbison had one of the best voices in pop music. It was a forceful, almost operatic bel canto tenor that is unlike anyone else in music. When you hear a Roy Orbison song, you almost immediately know who it is. Roy had a wonderful career that was cut short at what could be called, the prime of his life. He died of a heart attack at the age of 52.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Neil Diamond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Neil Diamond began his career in the Sixties. He started as a songwriter. He grew his career from songwriter to singer to major recording artist to international star. He has withstood the changes in the music industry, starting as a teen idol and growing into a performer that is listened to and enjoyed by all ages. His albums still chart on Billboard even to this day and his tours still sellout.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Paul Anka
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Paul Anka started out as a teen idol. He was the boy the girls all swooned over when he sang. I listened to the radio a lot when I was a kid and always enjoyed a Paul Anka song when it came on. Even though Paul was a great singer (and still is), he’s also one of the best songwriters that we’ve had in the past fifty years. He has written songs that have become icons in our American culture.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Jerry Lee Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Jerry Lee Lewis, also known as “The Killer”, and the “Ferriday Fireball” had a tumultuous career. Is there an early rock and roller who had the energy he had, who could play (or pound) a piano with the ferocity that Jerry Lee could? With an ego the size of Louisiana, he took the music world by storm in 1956 and, for a couple years, was on everybody’s lips.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Little Richard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Before there was Prince, before there was Michael Jackson, before even the Beatles there was Little Richard, a true Rock and Roll trailblazer. Along with Elvis Presley, Little Richard helped define the wild side of early rock and roll with sexualized songs and outrageous behavior on stage. This is a summary of the events in the life of Little Richard that resulted in the music that he created.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Bob Dylan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bob Dylan has been performing since about 1960. Born and raised in Minnesota, he left college to travel to New York to follow his dream of becoming a singer and songwriter. Today after more than 30 studio albums, plus singles, live albums and compilations, Bob Dylan is definitely a super star. Bob Dylan has been and remains one of the most influential performers of the 20th Century.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Buddy Holly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Buddy Holly lived a short life, killed at the age of 22 while touring in the mid-west in the middle of a freezing winter in 1959. That day is called "The Day the Music Died", but the music never really died. Buddy Holly has had more of an influence on Rock and Roll that most from that time era. And, it's amazing just how revered he is since he only had seven hit songs.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Chuck Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Chuck Berry is known as “the Father of Rock and Roll”. Without Chuck Berry, rock and roll would have been very different. He is its greatest songwriter, one of its greatest guitar players and one of its greatest performers. He influenced The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and a host of others.
The Frustrated Guitarist's Guide To Alternate Guitar Tunings #4: Secrets of Drop B (Frustrated Guitarist series - Book 5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory
Drop B tuning (also known as dropped B) is common in heavier music styles these days. This guide will help unlock the secrets of this tuning style and show how it can become your go to tuning without needing multiple guitars tuned differently from one another. It shows common rock chord types in drop B but usable in nearly all music styles. Companion to The Frustrated Guitarist's LAST Chord Book.
The Story of Clouds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Clouds, a psychedelic-cum-prog-rock band from Scotland found success in the late 60s. Managed by Brian Epstein (The Beatles), and later by Terry Ellis. They were acclaimed by fans, and other acts of their time, such as David Bowie, Jon Anderson(Yes), and Pete Townsend. This is the story of The Clouds, their rise and fall, and the now famous environment of music in the 60's, and 70's.
Race with the Devil: The Gene Vincent Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Gene Vincent—most famous for his classic 1956 single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"—is one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time. Updated and revised, featuring new information, interviews, and photographs, this 2016 edition of the critically acclaimed 2000 original is the most comprehensive survey ever written of Vincent's groundbreaking career and turbulent personal life.
MisHits of the Sixties Volume 3 - The 'B' Sides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This volume, third in the series, deals with ‘B’ sides which I think could easily have been released as ‘A’ sides. As in the two previous volumes, facts about these selections are given as well as personal experiences and observations. Among the tracks featured are some that are instantly recognisable, but others which may appear somewhat obscure. Give them a listen and see what YOU think.
Me & U2 Around the World - Part 2 - North America 2009
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,960. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Cathal describes his dramatic time following the U2 360˚ tour through North America in the summer of 2009, from Chicago to Vancouver, through Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and every other city U2 visited in between.