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Lame Brain: My Journey Back to Real Life by Rick Roberts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
A multi-platinum rock star’s life meets an unexpected detour when a bump on the head reveals itself to be a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Told with honesty and humor, Lame Brain is Rick Roberts’ story of his entangled afflictions of TBI and Alcoholism. For Rick Roberts, this meant losing his ability to walk, losing many of his guitar skills, and facing difficult decisions.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Three: Blues-Rock by Rev. Keith A. Gordon
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Blues-Rock (1960s-2010s) is the third volume of Gordon's Blues Guide's, a concise and informative primer on this popular sub-genre of the blues with artist bios and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
L.A. Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
#1 BEST SELLER - PUNK #1 BEST SELLER - PHOTOJOURNALISM This is what Billy Idol had to say about L.A. Punk Rocker… "Pretty wild chapter on me…maybe u shouldv’e written my book, good luck with it..BFI.” Fifteen stories from the eighties set in Los Angeles, written by LA Punk Queen Brenda Perlin and her friends who lived every moment of an electric era in the City of Angels.
The 360 Degree Songwriter by Gilli Moon
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
There is a song; and there is a Hit Song. Which one do you want to write? Are you a Hit Song Maker? This book analyzes what is a “Hit Song”, covering my Hit Song Recipe - a collection of special ingredients that makes up the “Hit Song” sauce. This analysis will help you as a songwriter gain a clearer path on how to write a “Hit” song and why you should at least write one for your catalog.
Rock Vibrations - la saga des hits du rock by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
L'histoire des chansons mythiques du rock. Stairway to heaven, Satisfaction, Smells like teen spirits… C'est l'histoire de ces monuments du rock, de ces petits moments d'éternité musicale que j'ai voulu vous conter. Comment ont pris forme "Hotel California", "Sultans of Swing", "Paris s'éveille"… ?
The 80s Music Compendium by Dave Kinzer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia(5.00 from 1 review)
"The 80s Music Compendium" is the ultimate resource for every 80s music fan, deejay, cover band, and music educator. After listening to all 4,172 songs that made Billboard's Hot 100 chart during the 80s, the author has compiled 113 lists that include over 3600 songs.
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 Festive Fifty by Mark Whitby
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
The Festive Fifty was broadcast annually by John Peel from 1976 until his passing in 2004. Dandelion Radio have since taken responsibility for the chart, continuing to collate votes from listeners in the Peel tradition This updated version of a book that first came out in 2005 contains information from the Dandelion festive fifties as well as statistics from throughout the chart's history.
Gigging In Asia by Harry Schnur email@example.com
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
A collection of nine hard hitting interviews featuring Musicians, Vocalists and Booking agents who are working and living in Asia.
Ringo Starr And The Beatles Beat (Part One) by Alex Cain & Terry McCusker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
With over 80 years drumming experience between them, Liverpool drummers Alex Cain and Terry McCusker exploring the percussive elements of The Beatles songbook, providing intuitive descriptions and detailed drum notation of the drumming and percussion in every original Beatles release. Part One of Ringo Starr and The Beatles Beat covers the years 1962-1966, from Love Me Do to Tomorrow Never Knows.
Shootin’ the Sh*t — Volume One: Conversations with Rock Anti- Heroes, Icons & Metal Gods by Vinny Cecolini
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The truths behind long-debated rock ‘n’ roll legends; the inspirations for, and true meanings of, classic song lyrics; the decisions for leaving and returning to major bands; the struggles with such un-rock ‘n’ roll things as fatherhood and maturity: just a few of the revelations contained within the pages of Shooting the Sh*t Volume One: Conversations with Rock Anti-Heroes, Icons & Metal Gods
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes by Rodney Miles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!
Punk Rock Princess by Alissa Wolf
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Alissa Wolf experienced outrageous moments during punk rock’s reign, and she survived to write Punk Rock Princess: How a Nice Upper Middle-Class Girl Wound Up Waking Up to the Dead Boys, about her immersion in this seamy world in the late 1970s.
How Do I Find 15,000+ Great Albums by Jeff Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
This e-book offers you a huge database of great albums released over the last 50 years (with a few from the 1930-50 era) to start or enhance your music catalogue. The list includes all genres of music – rock, pop, classical, country, new wave, folk, indie, punk, instrumental etc.
Teoría de la Música: Niveles 1 - 3 by Ángel Candelaria
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: Spanish. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Mi serie Teoría de la Música está diseñada para enseñarte los fundamentos de la teoría musical en una forma coherente y estructurada. Aprenderás teoría musical paso a paso a través de una combinación de experiencias interactivas que incluyen texto, audio, vídeo y ejercicios de práctica al final de cada capítulo.
The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale by Thin Man Press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
New! Updated and revised edition of Nina Antonia's cult classic rock biography of The Only Ones' front man Peter Perrett. With a new introduction by John Cooper-Clarke This edition has a lengthy additional chapter which brings it bang up to date (June 2015) and also includes an exclusive interview with Peter Perrett in 2015 and lyrics to new love song for Mrs Perrett.
No Country for Black Men by Byron Crawford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Inside the culture of exploitation, plus the horrific crimes, that led to the Black Lives Matter movement
86 Songwriting Tips: Useful Advice And Ideas For The Start-Up Songwriter! by Matt King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
In this exclusive eBook you'll discover a compilation of 86 tips, advice and exercises to get you writing more often than you ever have before. With ten sections each dedicated to a specific part of songwriting, every potential area is touched upon in a way that allows you to think creatively and expand on your own personal songwriting style.