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Legends of Rock & Roll - Aerosmith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Some people call them “the greatest band in America.” Aerosmith is the best-selling hard rock band of all time. They’ve also been known as “the bad boys from Boston.” Read Legends of Rock & Roll - Aerosmith to find out just how bad. Also called the American Stones and the American Zeppelin, Aerosmith created a style of rock and roll that spoke sex and drugs to a generation ready for both.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ann and Nancy Wilson were among the first to show us that women could rock as well as men. There have been other women rockers, but no one like the Wilson sisters. Their band Heart has been at the top of the album charts for over 40 years. They have sold more than 35 million albums throughout their career. They have had twenty Top 40 singles, seven Top Ten albums and four Grammy Awards.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Monkees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!” Who doesn’t remember those famous words? This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Micky, Davy, Peter and Michael were America's answer to the Beatles. They were a great band (after a little practice), they had their own television show and they even made a movie. Return to the Sixties and remember the Monkees.
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen is a fascinating and intimate account of the famous star who was for many years the highest-paid woman in America and a favorite pin-up all over the world. Filled with fascinating and intimate accounts from many who knew her well, this publication is a well-documented and eminently readable biography of the sparkling, complex personality of one of Grable.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Simon & Garfunkel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Do you know who are the most popular duo of all time? Simon & Garfunkel. This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Simon & Garfunkel only produced 5 albums together before breaking up in 1971, but they are the sound of the Sixties and will be remembered for many years to come. Each had a successful solo career and that also is covered in this book.
Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love affair for comedy that only grew as time went on.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Grateful Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Dead were the most important band of the psychedelic era (the last half of the Sixties) and, arguably, one of the most ground breaking bands in the history of Rock & Roll. They gradually increased their fans until hundreds of thousands would show up for a concert. The Grateful Dead are almost single handedly responsible for keeping the spirit of the Sixties alive through the next twenty years
Tribute: Prince
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
So much has been left unsaid about the passing of legendary music innovator Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince, a prolific musician from Minneapolis, started a musical revolution with the hits “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry,” “Purple Rain,” “Batdance,” and more, challenging even the “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, for chart supremacy during the 1980’s.
Legends of Soul - Ray Charles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Ray Charles is recognized as being the inventor of Soul music. Soul is basically the combination of Gospel and Jazz. Ray Charles did it best and he did it first. Blind from a very young age, he went on to make his mark in the entertainment world and was given the nickname of "genius". Ray was in the first class inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Rod Stewart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The bad boy of American rock music. Rod Stewart always had a woman on his arm. He has had the ideal rock and roll career. He's done it all, sex, drugs and rock and roll. Rod Stewart went on to fame and fortune and is one of the best-selling artists of the rock and roll era. This Legends of Rock & Roll book covers his life from birth until today. He can still rock with the best of them.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Michael Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
They called Michael Jackson the "King of Pop". He outsold Elvis and every other performer of the past fifty years. His story is one of success, heartbreak and loneliness: extreme highs and terrible lows. He was called every name the press could think of. His life was not a happy one, but he rose above it all and became one of the most beloved performers of of the past hundred years.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Jackson Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Jackson family started out in a humble four room home in Gary, Indiana. But, due to the persistence of their father, a group of singers known as the Jackson Five became the leading performers in this country. The five brothers were Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon and, of course, Michael. Signing with Motown Records, they became their biggest act, their first four singles were number one.
Legends of Soul - James Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Have you ever wondered who the real James Brown is? Read Legends of Soul - James Brown to find out. This book covers his entire life, from his stillborn birth in Georgia to his death in 2006 and everything in between, concentrating on the wonderful music. This book is about the music. In fact, when a James Brown song came on the radio, it was hard not to get up and dance.
Legends of Country Music - Garth Brooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Garth Brooks has been certified one of the bestselling artists in history. In the United States, he is third, only behind Elvis Presley and The Beatles. That includes all types of music, not just country. The Legends of Country Music explores the life of Garth Brooks, but more importantly, it considers the music that he produced.
Lou's on First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This intimate portrait of Lou Costello (1906-1959) offers a rare look at one of the most talented comedians of all time. Starting in the 1930s, Costello attained enormous fame touring the burlesque circuits with straight man Bud Abbott (1895-1974). Their live skits (including "Who's on First?"), radio programs, and films such as One Night in the Tropics and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Elton John
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
One of the greatest performers of the past 40 years, Elton John has sold over 200 Million albums worldwide. He is the only person in the history of rock and roll to place a song in the Top 40 for every year for a span of 25 years (1969 - 1995.) The Legends of Rock & Roll series is written to honor the great people who have provided us with the music of our lives.
Legends of Country Music - George Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
George Jones has been called the greatest Country Music singer of all time. This book is about George Jones, his life, his ups and his downs. It is a brief biography but I include all of the major points in the life of this great musician. But even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years.
Legends of Country Music - Johnny Cash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
This book is about Johnny Cash, his life, his ups and his downs. It is a brief biography and I include all of the major points in the life of this great musician. But even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. Johnny Cash defined a music genre for more than one generation.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Doors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Welcome to another in the Legends of Rock & Roll series. This, like the others, is a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Doors. The Doors were one of most intense and radical rock groups of the Sixties and their legacy can still be felt today, 40 years later. Their career was short, only about 6 years, but they fit a lifetime of music into those 6 years.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Four Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is, like the others, a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Four Seasons. This book is about the group, but even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. Come with me for a walk down memory lane as I review the life of the guys who made up the Four Seasons.

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