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The Beatlend: Los Beatles Después De Los Beatles by Sergio Marchi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Este libro ofrece una mirada en profundidad al final de la carrera de los Beatles como grupo. Con una meticulosa investigación, los autores han proporcionado una detrás de las cámaras en el más famoso de las bandas. Una crónica importante del fin de una era que es una lectura obligada para cualquier fan de los Beatles.
Staying Sane In The Music Game by Brett Leboff
Price: $13.49 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you’re going to purchase a manual that ‘improves the lives of musicians’ then you need to know something about the background of the author; don’t you? Brett Leboff has spent 20 years (and counting) in the music business, firstly as an artist, drumming in bands, and as a manager.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2016 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry. It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,500 record labels, and over 1,000 managers.
The Subway Diaries by Heidi Kole
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Music » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Heidi leads you on a guided tour through a subterranean world peopled by creative artists and sidewalk visionaries. Down winding tunnels and across gritty subway platforms, through her writing, both gritty and raw, she introduces you to an underground world and unforgettable cast of characters, a world that millions pass through, but few know well.A world where the music is the heartbeat of NYC.
Rollin' 'n' Tumblin': The Reverend's Archives, Volume 2 by Rev. Keith A. Gordon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Named for the classic Muddy Waters' song, ROLLIN' 'N' TUMBLIN' is the second volume in The Reverend's Archives series, a collection of over 100 blues-related long-form album and book reviews written by award-winning music critic, the Rev. Keith A. Gordon.
Chasing Jimi by Jim Newport
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A novel by Jim Newport. Chasing Jimi is a rock ‘n’ roll period piece. It spans one year - the summer of 1966 to the summer of 1967. From New York’s Greenwich Village to swinging London to the stage of the Monterey Pop Festival. It follows the ascension of one Jimmy James, a struggling back-up guitar player, to the exalted throne of rock-god superstardom.
Rollin With Dre by Bruce Williams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop
Bruce Williams was the right hand man of Dr. Dre, one of the most influential hip-hop producers of our time. Williams takes us on a wild ride, showing us the never-before-seen side of the infamous West Coast scene, from the ins and outs of Death Row and Aftermath Records, to an inside look at the music and the artists who made it.
I Can't Be the Only One Hearing This by Cedric Hendrix
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
I Can’t Be the Only One Hearing This is more than a book about music. It is an odyssey: an autobiographical journey through life via melody, harmony, and rhythm. Events mark the passage of time. Hendrix’s musical discoveries mark the events.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012) by Andrew Keeling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.
Writin' Dirty: An Anthology by Byron Crawford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop
Writin' Dirty is a collection of the 100 best essays hip-hop blogger Byron Crawford wrote from 2006 to 2011, selected from over 1,000 total, i.e. the top 10%—this is a book both Mitt Romney and the black guy who operates his car elevator could appreciate.
John Lennon's Secret by David Stuart Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The best selling story of John Lennon's tumultuous life, by award winning author David Stuart Ryan. With his own research and access to the complete files of Time magazine, the author is able to present an eerily accurate portrayal of who John Lennon really was. As Liverpool DJ Bob Wooler says in the book, 'There will never be another group like the Beatles.' Now discover the true story.
Conversations with Roger Sessions by Andrea Olmstead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
The Greatest Artists in Popular Recorded Music History (The 150 Greatest Artists in the History of Recorded Popular Music) by Ed Manolio
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 164,010. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
This book contains what are arguably the greatest overall artists in the history of recorded popular music taking into consideration all the talents that have brought them to be described in this publication. It is a fascinating trip through the years that puts into perspective a genre of entertainment that has been a part of almost every person"s life.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Volume 1 by John Franceschina
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
An introduction and chronology to the masterminds of music. This Volume 1 of 3 presents a detailed chronology and alphabetical lists of choreographers and dance arrangers of musicals throughout history.
El sabor posible by Sergio Pollastri
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
París, la chanson française, la política, la sexualidad y una intriga literaria constituyen los elementos de esta novela que, capítulo tras capítulo, cobra la velocidad y el vértigo de las novelas policiales.
Touchstones: Rugby League, Rock'n'Roll, The Road and Me by Steve Mascord
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Aussie sports journalist Steve Mascord sets himself the task of attending a game and a gig every week for 52 weeks to decide if his obsessions are worthy or worthless. The most basic aspects of life are up for review as he criss-crosses the globe, assessing the relevance of rugby league and hard rock, the foibles of modern journalism and nature of fame. Does growing up mean abandoning our dreams?
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix by John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.
Free Space Listening. Listen To the Music...Without Hearing The Room! by Dennis Foley
Price: $19.97 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
There are many urban myths when it comes to room acoustics. Those that are not informed will fall prey to these myths and not be able to realize the full potential of their rooms and sound systems within them. This book looks to debunk said myths and provide you, the reader, with all the tools you need to make your studios and rooms perform to their best. No more sticking plaster solutions!
Kanye West Superstar by Byron Crawford
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
Lee in Limbo's The Limbo Record Review by Lee Edward McIlmoyle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,240. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A collection of over fifty album reviews written and posted online from between 2011 and 2017. All reviews have been updated and corrected. All embarrassing gushiness still intact.