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Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,390. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell.
Afrobeat Drumming
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Exercises, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
The Afrobeat Style is one of the most unique, spiritual and original style that Fela Kuti & Tony Allen have found. By the innovative mixture of hard funk with west African beats you will find that playing the drums with Afrobeat is really very rare and different than other styles. With Tony Allen's unique approach to the drum-set you will begin to think more sophisticated when you play drums.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $4.99 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.
Learn To Play C6 Lap Steel Guitar: For Absolute Beginners To Intermediate Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The Lap Steel Guitar is gaining popularity and crossing musical borders from it's traditional stomping grounds in folk, blues, and country music into rock and popular music. In this 140 page eBook, you'll learn the basics of the C6 lap steel (incl. music theory and reading tabs), work your way through chords and scales, and learn six example pieces. Includes MP3 audio for even easier learning.
“How [Not] To Write A Hit Song! - 101 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Songwriting Success”
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Songwriting
This book looks at the essential elements found in the structure, melodies and lyrics of all hit songs. It highlights the most common mistakes made when these key components are built into a song, so that new songwriters can try to avoid such errors in their own songs. It will help aspiring writers to eradicate weaknesses in their songwriting so they can achieve the success they’re seeking.
Stevie Nicks Biography: The Amazing Life of Stevie Nicks and The Inside Rumors About Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac
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?
The Doors Unhinged - Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drummer John Densmore’s THE DOORS: UNHINGED is the true story of the court case that put Jim Morrison’s legacy on trial and divided the former band mates in half, with Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger on one side, and John Densmore and the estate of Jim Morrison on the other.
Murphy's Laws of Songwriting (Revised 2013)
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Songwriting
Achieving "hit writer" status has always been a formidable goal for any songwriter. Catching the ear of the monumentally distracted listener has never been more difficult. Getting their attention, inviting them in to your song and keeping them there requires more than being just a "good" songwriter. Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting arms the songwriter for success by demystifying the process.
Teoría de la Música: Niveles 1 - 3
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: Spanish. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts » Reference
Mi serie Teoría de la Música está diseñada para enseñarte los fundamentos de la teoría musical en una forma coherente y estructurada. Aprenderás teoría musical paso a paso a través de una combinación de experiencias interactivas que incluyen texto, audio, vídeo y ejercicios de práctica al final de cada capítulo.
Dolly Parton Biography: The Queen of the Country Music, Dollywood and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Dolly Parton, the undisputed "Queen of Country Music," sold over 100 million records around the world. Dolly is not just singer, songwriter. She's also involved in acting and films. During her diverse career, she eliminated the myth of "dumb blondes," as she is advocating women empowerment and independence. Dolly Parton is quite an independent and business woman...
Solfège Facile Pour Tous ou Comment Apprendre Le Solfège en 20 Jours ! - Méthode complète (20 leçons)
Series: Solfège Facile Pour Tous, Book 26. Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: French. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory & composition, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
La méthode Solfège Facile Pour Tous ou Comment Apprendre Le Solfège en 20 Jours ! rend en un temps record le solfège accessible à tous sans exception, enfants comme adultes.  Cette méthode à la pédagogie ultra-efficace comprend tout ce qu'il faut connaître en solfège pour être libre musicalement et si vous suivez ses simples préceptes dans quelques jours vous saurez votre solfège !
Stevie Nicks Biography: Love Affairs, Cocaine and Inside Rumors About Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Stevie Nicks is a musical visionary, poet and songwriter with a truly controversial life story. She was not always rich and famous as she was struggling to make the ends meet at the beginning of her career, especially when tracing Stevie’s life from her Arizona childhood. If you want to learn more about her, this biography is a revealing and inspiring portrait of Stevie Nicks...
Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tesla’s Brian Wheat lifts the lid on living the rock ’n’ roll life while struggling with anxiety, depression, and other issues seldom discussed by musicians.
Devil Take the Hindmost, The Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth (Loose Cog Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Guitarist Allan Holdsworth is revered by some of the most accomplished musicians in rock, jazz, fusion and metal. This book examines Holdsworth's wide-ranging musical history and provides a listening guide to his entire discography, now numbering over 60 albums.
Ultimate Tapping for Bass Guitar
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques
Ultimate Tapping for Bass Guitar covers all elements of the tapping technique from the absolute basics through to advanced two handed contrapuntal techniques.
The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General
The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes is a complete reference manual for all of the scales, modes and arpeggios used by the modern bass guitarist. Contains exercises that illustrate each scale and concept. Accompanying audio files are available as a free download from the site.
Learn Jazz Piano - book 1
Series: Learn Jazz Piano, Book 1 ยท 4 volumes of 'Learn Jazz Piano' by Paul Abrahams. Price: $17.50 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
This first book in a series of 3 is for pianists with some basic knowledge but wish to learn to play jazz. I cover the blues, chord construction, the II-V-I sequence and many improvising techniques. It can be studied in conjunction with the online video course: Learn Jazz Piano Online. www.learnjazzpianoonline.com
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
Musical Truth 2
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 121,780. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In his groundbreaking book ‘Musical Truth,’ DJ-turned author/ researcher Mark Devlin showed how the true nature of the corporate music industry tells a very different story to what’s conveyed on its glossy, glamorous surface.
No Encore!: Musicians Reveal Their Weirdest, Wildest, Most Embarrassing Gigs
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.