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Recollections of a Donegal Man by Packie Manus Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
George Michael - Celebrity Biographies by Matt Green
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Ever wondered how George Michael rose to stardom? George Michael is an icon of popular music in the modern world since he first appeared on MTV in torn jeans and a leather jacket. He is considered a singer, songwriter and producer of the highest caliber. He is best known for his work in the 1980’s and 90’s which started with the pop duo Wham! and eventually moved towards superstardom.
Odeio Música! - Lembranças Musicais de Uma Época by João Carlos de Mendonça
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 20, 2016 and represented by EDITORAS.COM. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Em tom bem humorado, a narrativa revela a história de um jovem músico que atuava nos grupos de baile (conjuntos de música pop), tendo com pano de fundo as significativas mudanças comportamentais vividas por uma geração, o período do Regime Militar, os movimentos culturais do Brasil e do mundo e a educação (formal ou não) da época.
Introduction to Chinese Songs by Hongchen Wang
Price: Free! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
30 Chinese songs are selected from Chinese movie songs, folk songs and modern songs in different years but they are still popular today. Each song reveals a bit of Chinese history and culture. In the linked music videos, the singers show their various singing styles. The backstories and author’s comments provide more detailed information of the song. Good for Chinese learner and music lover.
Marshall Mathers - Celebrity Biographies by Matt Green
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Ever wondered how Eminem rose to stardom? No one expected a skinny and poor young boy from the projects of Detroit to one day become one of the highest-selling rap artists of all time, but Marshall Mathers, aka Eminem, never lost sight of his dream. Despite an unbelievable amount of odds stacked against him, the aspiring rap artist used his pain and turmoil to pour anger, hurt, and frustration.
Mute Melodies by Manu Mangattu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Mute Melodies is an anthology of 25 poems penned by Manu Mangattu. It comprises the ideal kind of poetry: inspired, imaginative, and intelligent. The poems deal with themes as varied as love and longing, memories and modernity, religion and reason. This is Romantic poetry at its melancholic, brooding best! Easily one of the finest poetry collections to emerge from the academia.
Musicians & Songwriters At Their Best - Kina Grannis by James Lynch, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This is the first book and start of the series: Product of Culture Musicians & Songwriters At Their Best Featured Musician Kina Grannis
Incontri e interviste a Belluno e dintorni by Roberto De Nart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Artisti, scrittori, giornalisti, imprenditori, gente comune, reduci di guerra, due legionari, pornostar, incontri casuali e interviste degli ultimi 15 anni, alcune realizzate per passione altre su commissione.
Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember by Paul Wolfle
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Legendary rockers Pink Floyd began as a British blues band. Electric six-string icon Jimi Hendrix created some remarkably bold music before he left. But underneath it all, Hendrix thrived on the blues. After exiting 1960s powerhouse of sound, The Jefferson Airplane, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen went on to cofound the blues-based trio Hot Tuna. For more, read ‘Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember.'
Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Along with Brenda and the West Coast punks, Punk Rocker features rebels, writers, commentators and street kids from all over America – talking about the music, the fashion, the attitude, the passion, the lifestyle and, of course, the bands who made it all happen.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Billy Joel by James Hoag
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Billy Joel is one of the very best performers and song writers of the past 40 years. He has published an enormous amount of work on record, CD and DVD. His music defines a generation.
Orbit: Mötley Crüe: Livin’ the Fast Life by Bluewater Productions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The band known as much for their talent onstage as their antics offstage, Mötley Crüe epitomized the drug-fueled, sex-riddled excess of 1980’s metal acts. In the process, they forged a rock dynasty few other bands have been able to achieve. Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil became household names, the scourge of the Christian right, and the darlings of the Billboard charts.
Графиня вокала by Helen Bratchenko
You set the price! Words: 46,510. Language: Russian. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This novel about music, art, harmony and love.The book is based on a true story and takes place in Kramatorsk. (In Russian)
Original Dancehall Dictionary, (Talk like a Jamaican) by Joan Williams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Start talking like Bob Marley and Usain Bolt today. While the world knows we speak English in the beautiful island of Jamaica the music capital of the world, we also have our own unique language called patois. However this language is not static as because our entertainers are so creative, new words are constantly being added.Learn patois with the 6th edition of the Original Dancehall Dictionary.
L.A. Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
#1 BEST SELLER - PUNK #1 BEST SELLER - PHOTOJOURNALISM This is what Billy Idol had to say about L.A. Punk Rocker… "Pretty wild chapter on me…maybe u shouldv’e written my book, good luck with it..BFI.” Fifteen stories from the eighties set in Los Angeles, written by LA Punk Queen Brenda Perlin and her friends who lived every moment of an electric era in the City of Angels.
From Harlem to Hollywood: My Life in Music by Van Alexander
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Van Alexander vividly recalls and recaps all the great stories depicting his extraordinary career that began for him in Harlem at the legendary Savoy Ballroom.
Débuter la guitare facilement by MyMusicTeacher
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: French. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
" Débuter la guitare facilement " est un petit guide interactif de 25 pages résumant tout ce qu'il faut savoir pour appréhender l'instrument à 6 cordes pour la première fois. Découvrer les spécificités de la guitare, l'influence de ses modes de constructions, la description de ses accessoires et initier vous aux théories du rythme et de l'harmonie.
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.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story by Ken Weyand
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.