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Nonfiction » Music » Biography
No Encore!: Musicians Reveal Their Weirdest, Wildest, Most Embarrassing Gigs by Drew Fortune
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Featuring never-before-told stories, No Encore! takes you on tour with over sixty iconic musicians as they relive their weirdest, wildest, most embarrassing gigs.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs by Joe Goodden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Who gave the drugs to the Beatles? I didn’t invent those things. I bought it from someone who got it from somebody. We never invented the stuff.’ – John Lennon The only full-length study of the Beatles and drugs, Riding So High documents the Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage drinking and pill-popping, to cannabis, LSD, the psychedelic Summer of Love and the darkness beyond.
I Still Believe: A Memoir of Wreckage, Recovery, and Relentless Love by Russ Taff, Tori Taff, & Mark Smeby (contributing author)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
Faith. Fame. Abuse. Shame. Alcoholism. Recovery. Redemption. This is the captivating, untold story of Christian music legend, Russ Taff.
Conversations With and About John Fahey by Bob Gersztyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
“Conversations With and About John Fahey” is divided into two parts with the first made up of 8 interviews with John Fahey about music, religion, philosophy and a variety of other subjects during the late 1990’s. Part two is 7 interviews with his former wife Melody, Country Joe McDonald, Terry Robb, Tim Knight, Rob Scrivner and Stevan Allred along with “30” inside photographs taken by the author.
The Doors Unhinged - Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial by John Densmore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drummer John Densmore’s THE DOORS: UNHINGED is the true story of the court case that put Jim Morrison’s legacy on trial and divided the former band mates in half, with Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger on one side, and John Densmore and the estate of Jim Morrison on the other.
Elvis Presley, Histoires et Légendes by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Biographie de Elvis Presley, histoire des principales chansons et divers essais autour du King. 4ème édition
Beatles de A à Z - L'encyclopédie Beatles by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Dictionnaire Beatles. De 'Abbey Road' à 'Yesterday', l'histoire des chansons, des albums, des grands événements de la vie du groupe.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous by Graham Bennett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar: A Collection of Hate Mail And Other Crazy Rumors by Danny Marianino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Documenting Danny Marianino's days as a metalhead from childhood into adulthood, Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar somehow rationalizes playing in a few hardcore/punk bands, touring, fighting, drinking, internet bullying, celebrity encounters, satanic curses, house fires, harassment and collecting an immeasurable amount of hate mail from some of the most illiterate human beings the world has to offer.
Rock Vibrations - la saga des hits du rock by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
L'histoire des chansons mythiques du rock. Stairway to heaven, Satisfaction, Smells like teen spirits… C'est l'histoire de ces monuments du rock, de ces petits moments d'éternité musicale que j'ai voulu vous conter. Comment ont pris forme "Hotel California", "Sultans of Swing", "Paris s'éveille"… ?
I've Never Been To Me by Charlene Oliver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Not just an amazing autobiography--a primer on the music industry and what it's like to have a #1 hit. A must-read for anyone considering a career in music. "I've Never Been To Me," the favorite, iconic #1-hit song featured in movies like Shrek the Third and TV shows such as Glee has an even more incredible story behind it and the life of the Motown artist who made it famous, Charlene.
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys by Ian Abrahams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music by Elisabeth Parry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Giocare Agli Indiani - Tutto Renato dalla A allo Zero by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
La drammatica vita, scandita nei dischi e nelle singole canzoni, dell'Artista più imprevedibile e incontrollabile della scena italiana. I grandi successi, le crisi, i passi falsi, le risalite, le contraddizioni. Tutto in un Canzoniere come uno specchio, unico per ammissioni e rivelazioni, per raccontare di una identità sempre cercata, sempre cancellata, sempre riscritta...
Жизнь Моцарта и её тайны. (Версия "а": вся книга, без иллюстраций). by Lev Gunin
Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: Russian. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Эта работа (закончена в 2005 году) получила огромную известность. Её перевели на несколько языков, её прочитали сотни тысяч или миллионы людей. Но разве справедливо, что она так и не издана на бумаге - и что во всём Интернете нет ни одной не испорченной её версии? Вырванные из глав куски; вырезанные из текста иллюстрации! Сваленные в кучу цитаты. Вот почему понадобилась новая публикация.
Wonderful World of Percussion: My Life Behind Bars by Emil Richards & Tom Di Nardo
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book’s lifetime of insightful and hilarious experiences include years with Frank Sinatra and George Harrison, as well as many anecdotes involving Burt Bacharach, Elvis Presley and Ravi Shankar, as well as most major recording artists.
John Lennon's Secret by David Stuart Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The best selling story of John Lennon's tumultuous life, by award winning author David Stuart Ryan. With his own research and access to the complete files of Time magazine, the author is able to present an eerily accurate portrayal of who John Lennon really was. As Liverpool DJ Bob Wooler says in the book, 'There will never be another group like the Beatles.' Now discover the true story.
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.
I Can't Be the Only One Hearing This by Cedric Hendrix
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
I Can’t Be the Only One Hearing This is more than a book about music. It is an odyssey: an autobiographical journey through life via melody, harmony, and rhythm. Events mark the passage of time. Hendrix’s musical discoveries mark the events.
Once Upon a Record: A Very Musical Autobiography by Geoffrey K Weule
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Once Upon a Record takes the reader behind the usually sacrosanct doors of the music industry. Geoffrey Weule has worked with some of the greatest names in music and entertainment. His career, spanning more than half a century, covered record retail, record companies, artist management, music, video publishing and, live shows. From Michael Jackson to Dame Joan Sutherland, it's all here!