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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.
Pro Techniques For Home Recording: Studio Tracking, Mixing, & Mastering Tips, Tricks, & Techniques With Audio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Acoustics & Sound
Why do professional recordings sound "bigger than life"? Are there special microphones and secret techniques? Or is it somehow the magic of the "big studio"? Learn how to improve your tracks (without spending big bucks on gear) with "Pro Techniques For Home Recording". This eBook covers every step in home music production from setup to mixing and mastering. Complete with audio examples.
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.
Ronnie Lane - Can You Show Me A Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Griffiths Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ronald Frederick “Ronnie” Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: the Small Faces where he was nicknamed “Plonk” and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new members added to the line-up (from The Jeff Beck Group), who dubbed him “Three-Piece”.
Chart Watch UK - Hits of 1989
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 130,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
From the longest-serving music columnist online comes this comprehensive account of the Top 40 hit singles of 1989. Every artist to land a hit single during the year is documented and every one of their hits is catalogued. The essential guide to a fascinating year in pop music, and the perfect reference book for any self-respecting 80s music fan.
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.
Play Hard
Series: The Devil's Share. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
After years of pining for his best friend, a woman he could never have, Devil's Share drummer Luke Matthews finally meets his true match in the savvy Harlow Davis.
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.
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.
Megalife: The Autobiography of Nick Menza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The uncensored story of one of rock’s greatest drummers who died doing what he loved best.
Surprising Rhyming For Songwriters & Poets: The Alternative Rhyming Dictionary To Inspire Rhymes People May Not Expect To Hear
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 247,260. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
SURPRISING RHYMING is a new kind of rhyming dictionary that encourages writers to be more adventurous in their rhyming. Based on a study of the most inventive rhymes used by the world's greatest songwriters, it contains 150,000 rhyming solutions for 1400 different rhyme sounds. It offers a much broader choice of rhyming ideas than the 'perfect' rhymes found in traditional rhyming dictionaries.
Motown Encyclopedia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Motown Encylopedia contains 1,178 entries connected with the iconic label, including every artist from its launch in 1959 to its sale in 1988, along with key executives, songwriters, producers and musicians as well as the background stories to every Top Ten hit album and single, film, cast recording and soundtrack release. A fact packed book from start to finish.
The Cher Bible: 2018 Ultimate Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Along the way, Cher has knocked The Beatles off #1, had five US Hot 100 hits simultaneously, appeared on the Live Aid stage, had US#1 movies with Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson, attended Madonna's wedding in a purple wig, called David Letterman an “asshole”, inaugurated Disneyland, had the highest-grossing female tour of all-time, had hits in six decades and held Lady Gaga's meat purse.
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.
The High Road: Memories from a Long Trip
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Fresh Ink Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Country Music Hall of Fame drummer Mark Herndon’s memoir The High Road includes touring with one of the most celebrated bands ever.
Critical Beatdown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A hard-hitting exposé on the corrupt world of online music journalism
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Nine: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ White Album
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Updated in 2017, Part Nine examines the White Album. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.
Race with the Devil: The Gene Vincent Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,880. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Gene Vincent—most famous for his classic 1956 single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"—is one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time. Updated and revised, featuring new information, interviews, and photographs, this 2016 edition of the critically acclaimed 2000 original is the most comprehensive survey ever written of Vincent's groundbreaking career and turbulent personal life.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Eight: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Updated in 2017, Part Eight examines Sgt Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour EP, with full musical analysis, a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques.
Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Music
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Outside Music, Inside Voices is an exploration of the outer realm of music and the inner voices of creative musicians. Guitarist-composer Garrison Fewell’s book shares musician-to-musician dialogues centered around the ways in which spiritual values inform the lives and art of improvisers.