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Wardrobe Malfunction: Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake and the Power of Desperation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
A history of Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show, the events leading up to it, and the continuing fallout
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.
Everything You Need To Start Your Own Digital Label
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Number one book for starting and operating a digital record company- from licensing, distributing, to promotion and marketing recordings globally.
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.
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.
Rock to the Top - It Now Goes To Eleven
Price: $11.95 $10.64 USD. (11% off until Dec. 19!) Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
It takes more than talent to get to the top of the charts. Be a rock star in any business with these eleven tips from the world's greatest rock stars and rock radio Hall of Famer Dayna Steele.
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.
“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.
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.
Music Theory for Every Guitarist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory & composition, Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
How do the pros play guitar? They know music theory, and you can too! Unlike other music books which only teach you the songs, this book walks you through the theory behind the music, which enables you to learn songs much more easily, play and improvise with others, and even compose your own songs! You will learn how songs are written, not just how to play the songs themselves.
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson This is a scholastic yet accessible work. that takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that go together to make: "Larks Tongues In Aspic"
How To Start Your Own Music Publishing Company
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Appreciation
If you've ever toyed with the idea of getting into music publishing - now you can - and for practically nothing. The reason? The rapid advance of digital has practically zeroed out overheads. This book shows you in simple steps how to do it. Here's your chance to get into the most lucrative field in the music industry! Get your copy today!
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.
The Bass Guitarist's Guide to Reading Music - Intermediate Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory
This book is the second in the Reading Music series and builds on many of the topics covered in the first. Additional elements such as triplets, compound time signatures and semiquavers are also introduced.
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.
Learning To Play The Guitar - An Absolute Beginner's Guide
You set the price! Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Learning to Play The Guitar – An Absolute Beginner's Guide is a comprehensive book with 21 structured step-by-step lessons covering the following topics to get you playing the guitar:
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.
Primary Guitar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Primary Guitar is a starter guitar tuition book for classical, acoustic and electric guitarists. The layout is easy to read and uses both traditional notation and guitar TAB and there are online backing tracks for every piece. A fresh approach for teachers, students and parents.
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.