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Facades: The Life and Times of Vic Emerson
Price: Free! 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
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
You set the price! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Sheet music
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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.
250 Music Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 music anecdotes, including this one: Marian Anderson was a famous singer of opera and African-American spirituals. Occasionally, someone would tell her that they would do anything to be able to sing like her. She would smile and then ask, “Would you practice eight hours a day?”
Meet a Monkee: Davy Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The author's two interviews with Monkee Davy Jones and a review of a concert from his last tour with the group.
Justin Bieber on Love, Life, and Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Justin Bieber has accomplished more in his relatively short life than most people pull off in a lifetime. With five #1 albums to his credit and the ability to sell out concerts in minutes, Bieber is a musical superstar. What follows are quotes spoken by Bieber on all aspects of his life as well as quotes about the young artist by his loved ones and those in the music industry.
Garth Brooks on Life, Love, and Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
To say Garth Brook is a superstar is a major understatement. Brooks is the best selling solo artist in history with more than 130 million albums sold worldwide. Since he released his debut album in 1989, he has been a mainstay on country music charts. What follows are quotes spoken by Brooks on all aspects of his life. Each quote is attributed to its original source.
Look What I Did! Creating The Privileges
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
A young girl adopts an abandoned ukulele and her life is transformed. Years later, she lives a quiet librarian-by-day/noisy musician-by-night schedule.
The Funniest People in Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Even very good musicians can have an off night. A team of musicians led by jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis once mightily messed up “April in Paris.” After they had “played” the song, Mr. Marsalis announced to the audience that they had just heard “April Embarrassed.”
The Funniest People in Music, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Giacomo Puccini enjoyed hunting pheasant. While living in the country so he could work on composing a new opera, he used to hire someone to go to his composing room and play the music he had written so that his wife would think that he was working on the opera when he was really out hunting.
The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Music, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: World-renowned conductor Pierre Monteux was once denied a room at a hotel, but when the manager discovered that Mr. Monteux was famous, he said that he could arrange a room for him because Mr. Monteux was “somebody.” Mr. Monteux refused the room and departed, saying, “Everybody is somebody.”

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