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You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. Gataletto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Greatest Songwriter/Performer Albums In Recorded Music History by Ed Manolio
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The first music history reference book of its kind! We reveal the greatest popular music albums, both composed and performed by the same artist or artists. The premise being the artists must have written or co-written and also performed, either vocally and/or instrumentally on every track contained on their album. These are the most talented artists in the world of popular music!
How To Write Your Song by Paul den Arend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This e-book provides you with a proven method for writing songs. We don’t believe in relying on talent or inspiration. We believe songwriting is a craft that can be mastered with a bit of work. It is not so hard to write an inspired song. Anyone can do it. Even though the course is not very hard to follow, our whole method is based on centuries of teaching musical theory.
Hip Hop: The Complete Archives by Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Written by the first professional journalist to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop, and for the first time, all the groundbreaking journalism and book, as well as the first version of the Beat Street script have been collected into one volume that also includes The Pied Piper of of Hip Hop, The Great Phase 2, and Bugging Out on the Endless Beat.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous by Graham Bennett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
The Beatles' Recordings. A Compendium by Steve Lambley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
The Beatles’ Recordings gives the facts behind all the Beatles' studio, television, radio and film recordings – dates; locations; take and mix numbers; overdubbing, editing and release details; and UK and US chart data. From ‘Across The Universe’ to ‘Your Feet’s Too Big’, it details the 314 songs that the Beatles recorded and released between 1958 and 2013.
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."
Writin' Dirty: An Anthology by Byron Crawford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and 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.
The Vinyl Dialogues: Stories Behind Memorable Albums Of The 1970s As Told By The Artists by Mike Morsch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The new book by Mike Morsch features interviews with Rock luminaries such as Hall & Oates, Stevie Van Zandt, Dave Mason, Edgar Winter, Joe Vitale, The Doobie Brothers, Al Stewart and more. The Vinyl Dialogues offers the stories behind 31 of the top albums of the 70s, including backstories behind the albums, the songs, and the artists.
NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters by Ty Hager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."
Aftershock by Desiree Holt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The band was hot. Rick Trajean was hotter. And Sydney Alexander knew from the moment they met she was in danger of getting badly burned. As she drove the publicity machine for Lightnin’ the heat between them threatened to consume them. Would it be able to withstand both the success of the band and an attack from an unexpected source?
Ultimate Classic Rock by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This book serves as a guide to the best rock music of the artists that emerged during the classic rock era from 1965-1985.
Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock by Juan Avila
Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Nine: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ White Album by Steve Lambley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,760. 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. 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.
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: 54,680. 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. 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. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.
Легенди химерного краю by Evtushenko Olexandr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: Ukrainian. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Украинскими бывают не только вареники, борщ и гопак. Существует такое явление, как украинский РОК. Антология украинской рок-музыки.
The Wrong Outfit by Al Gregg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Punk
The Wrong Outfit is a powerful novel about a boy called Adam Nedman, who grows up through the 1970s and 80s and is greatly affected by both football and Punk Rock. Perhaps Adam was just in the wrong place at the wrong time? From home life to football terrace. Through school days to punk chaos. Perhaps there had never been any doubt? Adam was in the wrong outfit.
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume Two by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
This guide to essential popular music covers a period of time spanning more than 100 years beginning with the earliest recordings of ragtime and pop music and continuing up to the present day. The book delves deeply into several musical styles such as traditional country and jazz music which have been largely ignored by similar reference guides in past years.
The Beatles Are the Greatest Rock Band of All Time and I Can Prove It by Riley Haas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Who is the greatest band in rock history? This book argues that it's the Beatles. Don't think so? Well, read and find out. This is as thorough an examination of the Beatles music in context as you will find. If you are skeptical of the Beatles greatness, read this book and you will be skeptical no longer: this is an iron clad argument about the most seminal of rock bands.