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Song Book: 21 Songs From 10 Years (1964-74) by Fiona McQuarrie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2020 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Every song tells a story, but every song also has its own story - the ideas or events that inspired it, the songwriters who created it, the artists that recorded it, and the impact that it made. With extensive research, critical assessment, and the occasional dose of snark, Song Book tells the stories of 21 songs from the `60s and `70s.
Rock Love Quote - 5000 Quotations On Rock N’ Roll of Legends, Bands, Producers, Instrumentalists, Writers and Leading Vocals by Lepota Luba Cosmo
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A great astonishing quote reference book in Rock. Counterculture book within interests of rock fans, music fans, life-stylists, rock n' roll enthusiast, a lovable audience. Music fans-enthusiasts will have fine leisure literature in reference guide to rock and music subculture, made from bands interviews, lyrics and their motos of relevant vanguard and music magazines.
Quad Cities Underground by Chad V. Holtkamp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,630. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Writer Chad V. Holtkamp began his own career with an entertainment column focused on the happenings of the local music scene. Between 1999 – 2005, his “Quad Cities Underground” column appeared monthly in The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus newspapers. As Y2K fizzled and the millennium safely turned, the local music scene proved fertile ground for a wide variety of musical styles.
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.
The History of Hip Hop: Volume Two by Eric Reese
Series: The History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Hip Hop raised me. How about you? Picture Hip Hop coming alive during the height of the Disco era of 1970s! Only one hip hop history book tells you how it truly began with the DJ! Alas! You have a hip hop book for all ages! Perfect for studies, education, memorization, basic and advance research of the genre, the History of Hip Hop is for you!
Touring Guitarist Handbook: 101 Secrets to Survive, Thrive, and Succeed as a Traveling Guitarist Who Plays Live Music on the Road by HowExpert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This book highlights tips and tricks learned over two decades of real-world experience as a touring guitarist. For bands and musicians who are not signed, don’t have managers or agents, but are willing to do the hard work and pay their dues to take their show on the road.
The Secret Black Book of Breakbeats: The Original Breakbeats That Made Hip Hop Famous by Big Daddy Ozone
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This book is a reference guide for Breakbeat DJs and Record Collectors. In this book, song after song with the greatest of breakbeats in them. Some famous, some forgotten, some unheard. These are the songs that the most successful producers in the music industry rely on and DJs dream of. The original songs that made Hip Hop Culture before the first rap was ever put on record. I have
Garth Brooks on Life, Love, and Music, 2nd Edition by Toby Welch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Since he released his debut album in 1989, Garth Brooks has been a mainstay on country music charts. What follows are quotes spoken by Brooks on all aspects of his life. As a bonus, you’ll find quotes about Garth Brooks spoken by those in the music industry and those who know him best. This second edition of the best-selling book includes Garth’s recents thoughts and tweets.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923: Volume 2 by John Franceschina
Price: $15.00 $10.50 USD. (30% off!) Words: 162,000. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The first series, from 1786 through 1923 treats incidental and dance music through the emergence of jazz on the Broadway stage.
Music, Mayhem, and Bad Decisions by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During her teenage years, award-winning author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that dreams can turn quickly to nightmares.
What Is Hip? - The Life and Times of The Tragically Hip by Marc Shapiro
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off!) Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » Social history
On August 20th, 2016 11.7 million Canadians watched the final concert of The Tragically Hip, & the rest of the world asked, “Who is this band?” New York Times Bestselling pop journalist Marc Shapiro answers that question in the first American book about this Canadian rock band that largely shunned the spotlight but has become the standard bearer of a resurgent sense of Canadian pride & patriotism.
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.
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.
Michaels Lyric (Soular Planes) by Michael Lerman
Price: Free! Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
1st one of its kind in the world, featured in major Press, praised by icons of literature and performing arts.
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.
A Dysfunctional Success by Eric Goulden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Eric Goulden is also known as Wreckless Eric. His recording career began in 1977 on the Stiff label with Whole Wide World. Decades later he remains one of the biggest names in underground pop. A Dysfunctional Success tells of growing up in 60s & 70s suburban England, his rise to the point of fame, falling off on the other side in Thatcher's Britain and ultimately achieving his own kind of success.
Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) 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.
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)
L.A. Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) 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 $6.96 USD. (30% off!) 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.