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Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell by Corbin Reiff
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.
Royalty by L.P. Maxa
Series: RiffRaff Records. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Despite being born to Hollywood royalty, Mason Maxwell signed with RiffRaff Records on his own merits--which is also the only way he'll win the down-to-earth Payton Adkins.
Play Hard by L.P. Maxa
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.
The Black Tide by David Antonelli
Price: Free! Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Music » Electronica(5.00 from 1 review)
The Black Tide is the story of a young man who becomes involved in a love triangle with two sisters as he pursues his career as a recording artist. The novel explores how time changes relationships such that powerful experiences become irrevocable. It is Flaubert's Sentimental Education meets Goethe's Elective Affinities against a background of the electronic music scene in New York and London.
Ronnie Lane - Can You Show Me A Dream by John Hellier & Paolo Hewitt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Kaleidoscope. 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”.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Adventures in Arranging by Richard Niles
Price: $22.50 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Composition
Composer/Arranger Dr. Richard Niles credits include Paul McCartney to Pat Metheny, James Brown to Randy Brecker, Tina Turner to Michael McDonald, Ray Charles to the Pet Shop Boys. Beyond a host of arranging techniques and analysis, Niles gives inspiring real-word advice and insider tips from 45 years on the ‘killing floor’ of the recording studio. "Richard Niles is a great arranger” Paul McCartney
Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla by Brian Wheat, Chris Epting, & Joe Elliott (foreword by)
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.
The Doors Unhinged - Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial by John Densmore
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.
Blues; La Historia Avante del Mito - Una crónica inédita y jamás revelada by Juan Avila
Price: Free! Words: 55,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
La verdadera historia del blues por delante del mito. Basado en fuentes confiables, se demuestra que después de Estados Unidos, México fue el país que más contribuyó en el desarrollo del blues. Con guitarras mexicanas de 6 y 12 cuerdas, talentosos guitarristas mexicanos; Las dos grandes ramas del blues, el blues del Delta y el blues de Texas, tienen una gran influencia mexicana.
Surprising Rhyming For Songwriters & Poets: The Alternative Rhyming Dictionary To Inspire Rhymes People May Not Expect To Hear by Brian Oliver
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.
The Blood and the Sweat: The Story of Sick of It All’s Koller Brothers by Lou Koller, Pete Koller, Howie Abrams, & Chris Carrabba (foreword by)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When it comes to New York City hardcore, its community proudly boasts Lou and Pete Koller—brothers who have dominated the scene worldwide since 1986 with the aurally devastating Sick of It All as their vehicle.
Megalife: The Autobiography of Nick Menza by J. Marshall Craig
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.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Eight: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by Steve Lambley
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.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs by Joe Goodden
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.
Devil Take the Hindmost, The Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth (Loose Cog Edition) by Ed Chang
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.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Nine: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ White Album by Steve Lambley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,200. 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 2019, 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.
Beethoven's Early Chamber Music: A Listening Guide by Terence O'Grady
Price: Free! Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Chamber, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Beethoven’s early chamber music is, for many listeners, largely an unexplored treasure trove of fresh, often highly creative, sometimes surprising music. This listening guide will help the interested listener experience this music more fully, by providing detailed examples of what to expect and what to listen for in Beethoven’s chamber works up to and including the famous string quartets of Op.18.
Fate, Flukes, and Fame in Country and Bluegrass Music by Dennis Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Music » Bluegrass
This "non-boring" nonfiction book highlights the quirks of fate and chance happenings that switched on the spotlight for many of our Country and Bluegrass music legends. The book highlights the unexpected paths of such legends as Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Bill Monroe, Loretta Lynn, Flatt and Scruggs, Roy Acuff, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, the Stanley Brothers, and Johnny Cash.