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Dance Songs for Weddings
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance music
This is a small set of new songs to be used at wedding receptions when the newly married couple is dancing.
How I Learned To Play Guitar
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
A short book on how to learn to play guitar quickly based on the personal experiences of a self-taught guitarist of 10 years.
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: 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"
Additional Lyrics for Some Old Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
These are additional or replacement lyrics for a few old songs.
8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Just Me. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Note: This short report is 3200 words long, so straight to the point. Regardless of how 2012 went for you and your music career, 2013 can be better! Not sure what you should be doing next? Not sure why you've put a CD out but aren't getting many sales or even free downloads? Then you will want to read this short guide for 8 things you can do this year to ensure 2013 is your best year in music yet!
Super Drum Tips Handbook: For Drummers Who Are Serious About Music, Drums & Percussion
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Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
Stop making the same mistakes that millions of drummers are making that leave them frustrated with their music! No technical "how to" drum lessons are discussed here! What we will be discussing are the mental aspects of playing percussion, and how to be the absolute best drummer you can be!
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide 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, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon".
Working In The Music Industry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » World music
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
And The Band Broke Up
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Sheet Music The Birthday Song
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
A very short song in the style of the famous "Happy Birthday," to be used for birthday celebrations. This song was written in the 1970s specifically upon request by a young lady who was celebrating her birthday in the piano bar in Madison, WI, at which Lee played piano and sang.
33 Christian Songs to Familiar Tunes
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Religious and spiritual music
FUN! EDUCATIONAL! MOVING! CHEAP? BIBLE STORIES & CHRISTIAN TOPICS set to familiar songs. PARODIES. For WORSHIP-SUNDAY SCHOOL-YOUTH GROUPS. Some Titles. You Believe Because You've Seen Me. His Disciple-Parody of Redneck Woman). On This Day of Wind and Flame- Pentecost Song. The Cover Was a Rolling Stone. Bananas for Jesus. Hole in the Roof. Reg. $2.95 but INTRO OFFER $1.50 enter code- WH69M
Me and Tommy Lee
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Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
For one blazing night, a timid Caribbean good girl swaps her good Sunday church dress and preference for tasteful tunes for low necklines, slutty heels, and raging heavy metal. From the masses to the mayhem, she’ll never be the same.
Positive Noises (Total Blam Blam #3)
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Positive Noises is the title of #3 of Total Blam Blam, a fanzine/ebook hybrid that concentrates mostly on the music of the 1970s, particularly Glam Rock & Punk. This issue includes interviews with Vic Godard and Nina Antonia and reviews Nina’s new book 13 Knots, the David Bowie is exhibition at the V&A and new albums by Iggy & the Stooges, Primal Scream, The Fall & Edwyn Collins.
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing and Promoting Your Own Songs
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You set the price! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing & Promoting Your Own Songs is written by a songwriter for songwriters wanting to produce good music without going broke. Mary Wheelan draws upon her experience in an effort to help songwriters save money while producing quality songs. Lots of people in the music industry will tell you how to spend money but this book may save you big bucks!
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Miracle Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Sheet music. Uplifting pop song about the miracle of childbirth. Suitable for a female singer over, say, 30; preferably a mother herself. It'd maybe sound nice sung by a gospel choir? This song is free to perform for fundraising for your school, church or not-for-profit community choir. You need to contact me if you have commercial aspirations.
Guts & Soul: Looking for Street Music and Finding Inspiration
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Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
New Edition! Street music is amazing. It’s guts and soul – strength and inspiration, skill and spontaneity, and sometimes even power and beauty. So I went looking for it. Across America in six major cities. This is my story, the images from my documentary that share my discoveries and the music that gave me new vistas of inspiration.