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Hymns of Gratitude: Their Stories and Their Messages
Series: Hymn Meditations and Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,510. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Hymns, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Christian
“Hymns of Gratitude” reveals the background story of how hymns of gratitude to God came to us and adds insightful reflections on their meaning and inspiration for 21st Christians today.
Toda Janis Joplin. Una apasionante y reveladora biografía
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: Spanish. Published: February 24, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Día a día crecen los fans de la cantante de blues-rock Janis Joplin, conocida también como “La Perla” o “La Bruja Cósmica”, y por ello tanto sus discos como los libros y películas acerca de ella tienen una gran demanda en la actualidad. Por nuestra parte, con este libro queremos contribuir a que sus antiguos y nuevos seguidores la conozcan mejor.
Queen. Su historia como no se había contado
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ésta es una biografía palpitante como pocas. El lector sentirá que está presenciando en vivo la trayectoria de esta súper banda. Todo empezó en 1970, cuando el guitarrista Brian May y el baterista Roger Taylor solicitaban cantante para su grupo Smile. Entonces Freddie fue aceptado y luego sugirió que la banda se llamara Queen. Reconoció que la palabra tenía connotaciones homosexuales, pero añadió:
Elvis, Sam Phillips and Sun Records Revisited
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Appreciation
When Joe Jackson was he read The Elvis Presley Story. He told his mother, “one day I’m going to Memphis, to thank Mr Phillips for discovering Elvis.” More than a quarter-century later, as a journalist noted for his "probing interviews" by The Irish Times, he interviewed Phillips, who said afterwards, "you have an intuitive sense of what my story is all about." This book tells that story.
Songs From A Quarantine
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » General, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Join David in his lockdown journey through his 102 favorite songs, analyzing what makes them special, attempting to understand their meaning and supplying any history or miscellaneous trivia. Including 1950s rock 'n roll, 1960s legends, 70s & 80s classic pop / rock, and today's singer songwriters. Some you will love and some you can discover.
Hymns of Christmas - Their Stories and Their Messages
Series: Hymn Meditations and Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Hymns, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
“Hymns of Christmas - Their Stories and Their Messages” reveals the background story of how the Christmas carols came to us and adds insightful reflections on their meaning and inspiration for 21st Christians today. If you love the Christmas carols, this book of Christmas hymn stories will enrich your affection for their words and tunes.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Beatles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The Beatles are arguably, the greatest band of the rock and roll era and perhaps of all time. They struggled to get started, having several personnel changes and name changes over the first two or three years. Then, in 1963, everything clicked and the Beatles became known all over England. The next year, in 1964, they came to America and conquered this country. Thus began the British Invasion.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Queen is a legendary rock group who started in the late 60's and became one of the greatest rock bands in the world. Their music is still played by radio stations everywhere. Even to this day, Queen is the second best-selling group of all time in England, second only to the Beatles
Legends of Rock & Roll - Madonna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Is there anyone in this country who has not heard of Madonna. The superstar with one name has come from a normal childhood in Michigan to a star of unequaled prominence. She is, unquestionably, the queen of pop. She is now a dynasty all of her own.
Legends of Country Music - Waylon Jennings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Waylon Jennings' career in country music is hard to beat. He recorded 60 albums and has had sixteen number one songs on the country music charts. He was born in Texas, lived as hard as he worked, and eventually married four times. He died in 2002 in Chandler, Arizona of an illness related to diabetes.
Legends of Country Music - Reba McEntire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Reba McEntire started out singing for the rodeos that came near her Oklahoma home. She had a dream of singing for everyone, one which she fulfilled beyond her wildest expectations. Once her talent was recognized, she moved quickly from a humble upbringing in Oklahoma to Nashville, Tennessee and the Grand Ole Opry.
Legends of Country Music - Willie Nelson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Willie has been called the Shakespeare of American music. Whether the song is “On the Road Again” or “Always On My Mind” or any of the dozens of other songs he is known for, you know the voice of Willie Nelson the second you hear it. Willie Nelson is a one of a kind American. The world is a better place because Willie Nelson was in it. This is a tribute to the great Willie Nelson.
Legends of Country Music - Merle Haggard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Country
One of the best country singers of the past 50 years has to be Merle Haggard, growing up in California, spending time in prison and finally getting his life together to produce some of the best country music ever recorded. This is a tribute to the great Merle Haggard.
Scott Walker The Joe Jackson Interviews (Looking Back 'Through Mirrors Dark and Blessed with Cracks').
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Scott Walker told Joe Jackson that a review he did of the 1985 album Climate of Hunter, helped him redefine how his music could be described. Walker later wanted to use in a box-set, Jackson's 1990 critique of his work. In 1995 Walker gave his only in-depth interviews to Jackson. This book contains its text and a backstory. "It may as well be the autobiography Scott never wrote," says Joe Jackson.
Until I Smile At You
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2020 by Castle Carrington Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
“Until I Smile At You” reveals for the first time the life of one of the most enduring musical talents in the 20th century: a young Canadian girl named Ruth Lowe, who wrote a song that dynamited Frank Sinatra's career into the stratosphere in 1940, “I’ll Never Smile Again.” The song charted on Billboard for an unheard of 12 weeks and has been recorded by more than 150 performers around the world.
Odyssey: Attila Balogh and the Quest for the Perfect Guitar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General
Between 1976 and 1982, Attila Balogh and his Odyssey Guitars Limited made around 2,000 mysterious, unique instruments in a small factory in Vancouver, B.C. Most were identified only by a small brass disc on their headstock, glimpsed onstage with some of the world's biggest bands, and then, like a dream, they slipped into mist and myth and were gone, along with the tragic young genius who created
Nine Talks on Russian Non-Classical Music
Price: Free! Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2020. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Music » General
Dr Grechin begins to talk about any of his songs—and he ends up talking about Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, William Shakespeare, Dante Alighieri, Virgil, and Jesus Christ meeting St Andrew. A remarkable number of names and cultural phenomena are mentioned; a variety of ‘general, very general’ questions, educational, aesthetic, ethical, philosophical, and religious, are given full attention.
Planet of Sound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Planet of Sound is a collection of essays, retrospectives, artist interviews and album reviews penned by award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Originally published by the Rock and Roll Globe website, the Reverend covers a wide range of rock and blues music with these essays.
Playing the Frats - A Rock'n'Roll Odyssey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Playing The Frats - A Rock'n'Roll Odyssey is a laugh-out-loud story of a young musician and his band as they negotiate raucous situations during the "music explosion" of the sixties and seventies. Quirky musicians, strange music agents, crazy fraternity society, hard to believe but true "happenings" beset these intrepid players as they immerse themselves in the world of Rock'n'Roll.
My MTV!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Two bright young guys from LA struggle 'against all odds', to introduce the future of Music-Video TV to America.