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Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs by Joe Goodden
Price: $2.99 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.
Lady Gaga Biography: The “Mother Monster” of the Music Industry Revealed by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Lady Gaga, the queen of pop, superstar, maverick and fashionista, has shocked the world with unusual style and way of expression. In this biography, you'll learn how Lady Gaga was able to accomplish such extraordinary success in such a short period of time. What she does is true art and great marketing to stand out from other artists. What she does differently? Lady Gaga has blown away the ...
Prince Biography: How Prince Nelson Shaped the Music Industry Against the Special Interests?: Purple Rain Mysteries by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Have you wondered what inspired Prince and how he became one of the most famous artists in the planet? What you are about to learn in this biography about Prince is very little known, because he was a very private person. Mostly people from his inner circle knew him into some extent. In this biography we have provided in-depth analysis from some of the people Prince worked with in studios...
Janis Joplin Biography: The Pearl of The Rock N’ Roll: Promiscuity, Cocaine and Alcohol Abuse On the Road by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Janis Joplin, the PEARL of the Rock N' Roll in the 1960s. Unlike other singers and artists, she passed away very soon, unable to finish probably one of her best albums in her career. Janis Joplin's lifestyle was quite messy. There's a reason for her death, especially when it comes to the events back from her childhood. Janis was an outcast in the society, but ...
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!
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.
Prince and Me: His #1 Fan, My Minneapolis Memories by Andrea Foy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
An eye-witness account into the outer circle of His Royal Badness, a fun, flirty, emotional odyssey roller coaster ride. From Paisley Parties to concerts all over the world, Andrea chronicles yet another personal side of an enigmatic legend of funk and rock and roll. It is original, unique and heartfelt.
Stevie Nicks Biography: The Amazing Life of Stevie Nicks and The Inside Rumors About Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Stevie Nicks is a musical visionary, poet and songwriter with a truly phenomenal life story. However, it was not always rainbows and butterflies, her life was filled with dangerous addictions that could end her career, even her life. This book will help you learn more about Stevie Nicks, her ups and downs in life and accomplishments in the music industry. What made her a true icon?
How Cuba put the World to Dance by Juan Carlos Roque Garcia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
How Cuba put the World to Dance: Twenty years of Buena Vista Social Club intertwines the "official" story with unpublished testimonies and documents by the protagonists and witnesses of this world phenomenon.
The A to G# of Keyboard Players: Tommy Eyre by G R Mowbray
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Many session musicians simply get on with the job without craving recognition. Tommy Eyre was one of those. From relatively humble beginnings on a Sheffield housing estate to his appearance onstage with Wham! in China, Eyre enjoyed a varied and successful career in music.
The Dust Behind A Cowboy : G W Smith by gregory stomberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The Dust Behind A Cowboy : G W Smith, country western folk legend from Franklin Grove, Illinois, with songs, history, stories, and more from the man who knew him best, a no holds barred tell all book of music and more, a must have collection of tall tales
Facades: The Life and Times of Vic Emerson by G R Mowbray
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Originally a theatre organist from Stockport near Manchester, Vic Emerson became a sought after cabaret musician in the 1960s where he would be blown away by a vocalist - the future Sad Café/Mike and The Mechanics lead singer Paul Young. In the 1970s he was a founder member of Mandalaband, a progressive, symphonic powerhouse. His big break came in 1976/7 when he helped form Manchester-b
Long Agos - Ian McLagan by G R Mowbray
You set the price! Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This 7000 word e book is part of a series of works about The A to G# of keyboard players, more shades of black and white! Here, former Small Faces, Faces sideman, session musician and solo artist is under the spotlight. Long Agos looks back at his career dating right back to the early 1960s, with original, genuine interviews and synopsis on his work.
Master of the Universe: Classical Favorites- Ana's Piano - BACH by Anastasia Lily
You set the price! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Sheet music(5.00 from 1 review)
Not quite the Ozzy Osbourne of the baroque period –though perhaps he was seen as such in regions where religious music was outlawed—J.S. Bach was a rebel in his time. His struggles within the aristocratic music establishment eventually landed him in prison. But just a few centuries after being disgraced, he was resurrected and elevated into prominence as the greatest composer of the universe.
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...
Karol Szymanowski: Correspondence, Volume 1: 1902–1919 by Alistair Wightman
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 184,640. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
This first volume of Karol Szymanowski's correspondence, edited and translated by Alistair Wightman, is now accessible in English for the first time. Spanning 1902–1919, the letters begin with the composer’s student years, leading to his experiences of the First World War and the Bolshevik Revolution, and culminate with his desperate attempts to find a way to the newly independent Poland.
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.
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"… ?
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes by Rodney Miles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!