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Legends of Rock & Roll - Bob Dylan by James Hoag
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 by James Hoag
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 by James Hoag
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) by Eric Morrison
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 by James P. Alexander
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 by Susan VanHecke
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 by Stephen E Pennykid
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 by Cathal McCarron
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.
Beatles Michiana A Travel Guide to Beatles Sites in Michigan and Indiana by Mark A Schneegurt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Beatles Michiana features every venue in which any member of The Beatles played from 1964 to today, with places they stayed and visited in Detroit, Indianapolis, and the rest of Michigan and Indiana. Detailed directions by car, images of each Beatles site, sketch maps marking exact locations, and connection to Beatles history. Explore the Beatles by Exploring Michiana with Beatles Michiana!
Shootin’ the Sh*t — Volume One: Conversations with Rock Anti- Heroes, Icons & Metal Gods by Vinny Cecolini
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The truths behind long-debated rock ‘n’ roll legends; the inspirations for, and true meanings of, classic song lyrics; the decisions for leaving and returning to major bands; the struggles with such un-rock ‘n’ roll things as fatherhood and maturity: just a few of the revelations contained within the pages of Shooting the Sh*t Volume One: Conversations with Rock Anti-Heroes, Icons & Metal Gods
The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale by Nina Antonia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,920. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
New! Updated and revised edition of Nina Antonia's cult classic rock biography of The Only Ones' front man Peter Perrett. With a new introduction by John Cooper-Clarke This edition has a lengthy additional chapter which brings it bang up to date (June 2015) and also includes an exclusive interview with Peter Perrett in 2015 and lyrics to new love song for Mrs Perrett.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Eagles by James Hoag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Eagles are the best selling American band in history. How did they start? What backgrounds did they come from? Did you know that over time there were seven different guys who could call themselves an Eagle? This is the story of the band and it is the story of each of the members and how they came to be Eagles and how it all fell apart at one point, only to come back together later.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Bruce Springsteen by James Hoag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is a mini-biography of one the greatest of American performers and bands, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The book reviews the life of Bruce Springsteen , and especially, the music that he produced. We'll visit each of his hits and find out how they came to be written or how they were recorded; and discuss any trivia that might be associated with the music.
MisHits of the 60's Volume 2 - American Artists by Stephen E Pennykid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The second volume of MisHits of the 60’s, this selection deals exclusively with American artists, and is my Top 20 personal choice of singles that never reached a UK chart position higher than No 20. As in the first volume, in my opinion these singles deserved a far higher placing. Some facts and some of my personal opinions are included.
Searching for Elvis : Looking Through America's Heartland for an Icon by Vince Iuliano
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Essay » Sociology
A true-life trek through little towns in America, looking for a rock star. Not just any rock star of course -- we're on the trail of THE most famous rock star of them all! Had Elvis faked his own death? This is a true story. Approx. 24 pages.
Bloodhound Gang by Livres WZ
Price: Free! Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
- Dingleberry Haze (1994) - Use Your Fingers (1995) - One Fierce Beer Coaster (1996) - Hooray for Boobies (1999) - Hefty Fine (2005) - Show Us Your Hits (2011) - Singles
Keno's Album Review: The 2014 Collection by Kenny Norton
You set the price! Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A list of album reviews published on Keno's Album Review for the year 2014. Containing bands and artists from around the world, my goal is to introduce readers to new music. Whether an older band or newer, whether popular or not, I hope to give the readers something new to listen to. So sit back, relax, and enjoy some new music.
Guitar Odyssey 2: Talkin' Dirty by Michael Rays
Series: Guitar Odyssey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
First Deep Purple, now Poison! Guitar Odyssey 2 is the continuing journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he learns his favorite rock solos. In GO2, Michael tackles C.C. DeVille’s gem in Poison’s “Talk Dirty To Me,” chronicling each practice session and taking frequent side trips into music theory, rock trivia and of course poetry. Inspiring and entertaining for guitar players of any caliber!
Confessions of a Beatlemaniac! by Dee Elias
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,860. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a true story written by Dee Elias revealing her teenage escapades and her crazy idea meet the Beatles! Her illustrations reflect a comic relief to a very emotional time for Dee and her friends as they plotted and schemed to meet John, Paul, George and Ringo during the time of love and innocence in America in the mid-1960s.
Pink Floyd Plays The Animals: 1977 In Review by Dean Pedley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
1977 marked the final time that the Pink Floyd line-up of Roger Waters, Richard Wright, David Gilmour and Nick Mason embarked on an extensive tour. This book spotlights Pink Floyd in 1977; the album, the tour, the pig, the spitting incident and the aftermath...