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I Still Believe: A Memoir of Wreckage, Recovery, and Relentless Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
Faith. Fame. Abuse. Shame. Alcoholism. Recovery. Redemption. This is the captivating, untold story of Christian music legend, Russ Taff.
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.
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...
The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
HE WAS THERE! Apple Records former US manager Ken Mansfield takes a touching and comprehensive look back on one of Rock’n’Roll’s most significant events, while bringing an insider’s perspective to the days leading up to those 42 fascinating minutes of the Beatles monumental Rooftop Concert.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Apprendre le Piano Méthode Débutant Adulte (couleur)
Price: $8.78 USD. Words: 320. Language: French. Published: August 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
Vous voulez apprendre le piano sans professeur, depuis chez vous avec des œuvres classiques mondialement célèbres - réaliser votre rêve de savoir lire et jouer une partition naturellement – être guidé simplement, pas à pas.C’est ce qu'offre ce guide couleur pour vos 6 premiers mois au piano, avec en cadeaux téléchargeables:13 morceaux mp3,5 bonus audio,13 partitions couleur et bien plus.
Plectrum Technique for Bass Guitar
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques
Plectrum Technique for Bass Guitar is a complete method for learning to play the bass guitar with a plectrum. It contains 201 exercises plus four study pieces and is suitable for beginners to the technique as well as highly accomplished players.
Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who died tragically after just one album, but inspired a generation of musicians. His manager Dave Lory speaks out after 20 years of silence and interviews others who knew Buckley professionally, creatively, and intimately.
“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.
Lords of the Sunset Strip
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by The Spencer Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Lords of the Sunset Strip” is the brutally honest, ribald and hilarious memoir of actor and writer Blackie Dammett—AKA John Kiedis—who happens to be the father of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
Musical Truth
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 174,170. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
To most people, the music industry represents a source of harmless fun and entertainment. Beneath the glossy veneer, however, lies the devastating truth of who really controls these institutions, and the deeply malevolent agendas for which they're being used.
Master The Guitar Fretboard: Learn To Play The Guitar Again the REAL Way - Lead Guitar Lessons For Beginners And Intermediate Players Stuck In A Rut
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory
This book is both a method and resource for guitar players of all styles and experience levels, from rock to blues to heavy metal. It is as much for beginners as for intermediate players who are "stuck in a rut"; that dreaded feeling when you pick up the guitar and play the same old licks and riffs. It is "music theory for guitarists", with many fresh perspectives to invigorate your playing.
Afrobeat Drumming
Price: $20.00 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.
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...
Learn Jazz Guitar Improvisation: The Charlie Christian Method
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory
The Charlie Christian Method For Jazz Guitar Improvisation provides guitarists with the perfect way to begin learning to improvise in the jazz style. Charlie Christian was the first electric guitar soloist, and remains one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Readers will learn the how to solo over chord changes using the author's 'chord tone diagram' concept. Intermediate players & up.
The Bass Guitarist's Guide to Reading Music - Beginner Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques
This book is the first in the Reading Music series and starts from the absolute basics, covering simple rhythm and pitch, dotted and tied notes, using octaves, navigation, time signatures and key signatures.
How to Sing Great in 4 Simple Steps
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Voice, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
How to Sing Great in 4 Simple Steps is full of easy step-by-step singing tips and vocal exercises for beginners and non-beginners that work quickly. Discover powerful vocal techniques in this guidebook that improve your listening skills, increase your breathing capacity, and strengthen your diaphragm to make your singing voice sound great.