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Guitar Odyssey by Michael Rays
Series: Guitar Odyssey, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Entertaining and inspiring, Guitar Odyssey is the day-to-day journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he attempts to learn the guitar solo on Deep Purple’s “Highway Star.” Michael dives right in, blissfully unaware the project will take him two years. It's a book for 1) guitarists of any caliber; 2) rock music lovers; and 3) fans of persistence and patience.
Ultimate Classic Rock by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This book serves as a guide to the best rock music of the artists that emerged during the classic rock era from 1965-1985.
For No One by Alan Bradley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Beatles were one of the most important musical phenomena of the 20th century, and together with their manager, Brian Epstein, it can truly be stated that they changed the world. But there were dark aspects to the Beatles story to go along with the million-sellers, and the record-breaking tours. Lost opportunities, millions squandered or stolen, and the involvement of some very dark characters.
Легенди химерного краю by Yevtushenko Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: Ukrainian. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Украинскими бывают не только вареники, борщ и гопак. Существует такое явление, как украинский РОК. Антология украинской рок-музыки.
Chasing Jimi by Jim Newport
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A novel by Jim Newport. Chasing Jimi is a rock ‘n’ roll period piece. It spans one year - the summer of 1966 to the summer of 1967. From New York’s Greenwich Village to swinging London to the stage of the Monterey Pop Festival. It follows the ascension of one Jimmy James, a struggling back-up guitar player, to the exalted throne of rock-god superstardom.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey by Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
She's a Mod by Kay Stammers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored by Joe Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
The Concise Musical Guide to King Crimson and Robert Fripp (1969 - 1984) by Andrew Keeling
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This Musical Guide sets the musical innovations of Robert Fripp and King Crimson within the wider artistic and cultural landscape tied together through the author's relation to both.
The Doors Examined by Jim Cherry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Doors Examined examines The Doors and the band's members. It is comprised of selected acclaimed and original articles from The Doors Examiner and serves up content that assesses The Doors' seminal albums, how the group’s music has influenced other artists, and key people in the band’s history; people like Jim Morrison, Jac Holzman, Paul Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, and Pam Courson.
Angel with Drumsticks by Pamela King
You set the price! Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music(4.00 from 1 review)
The Church asked them to play, then betrayed their trust. The concert that should have propelled them to international stardom instead destroyed their careers. This is the story of Angel and the Brains and the La Messa Dei Giovani.
Me & U2 360 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Between 30th June 2009 in Barcelona and 30th July 2011 in Moncton, Cathal followed the U2 360° tour, writing reviews and tales of the concerts as he went. The ebook of Me & U2 360° is a multimedia collection of all those concert tales. If you saw a U2 360° concert, or are a U2 fan, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book!
Me & U2 by Cathal McCarron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Me And U2’ is an account of Cathal's life set to the backdrop of his love affair with U2's music. For all U2 fans who have ever disliked an album, loved a single, struggled to get a ticket, camped outside an arena, worn out favourite videotapes or simply just sometimes got lost in the music, this book will have at least one reference that will make you say, ‘That could have been me!’.
There are Faces I Remember: Fallen Stars of Classic Rock by Randy Steinman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An interesting, largely anecdotal look at eleven rock stars who left us before their time. Subjects include: Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, George Harrison, Keith Moon, John Entwistle, Duane Allman, Freddie Mercury, John Bonham and Brian Jones.
My Life as an Elton Fan by Ronald Rosenthal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music(5.00 from 1 review)
I wrote this book for Elton fans and anyone who enjoys Elton John's music. This book includes some amazing stories I experienced as an Elton fan and some sureal life experiences too. A story of action packed drama and exciting concert events that I experienced... Including when Elton actually spoke to me.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors) by Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
Song of the Day, Volume I by Scott Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A music uber-fan takes you through 1,000 of his favorite songs, most of which no one has ever heard of. Rock, pop, folk, punk, metal, classical, Latin, experimental ... no genre was safe. Perfect for the music fanatic in your life!
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus by Joe Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
Permission To Rock by Dean Pedley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Permission To Rock is a collection of more than thirty interviews with selected classic rock, heavy metal and prog rock bands and artists. These include such well known names as Glenn Hughes, Geoff Downes of Asia and Yes, Saxon's Biff Byford, Thunder, Martin Turner of Wishbone Ash, Ken Hensley, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren and Fish discussing both his solo career and work with Marillion.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows by Andrew Mueller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.