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PEARL JAM The More You Need - The Less You Get
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 141,620. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“We never wanted anyone to write the official band biography, and we still feel that way. But if you choose to write your own interpretations, based upon all the things that we have experienced together and about what has happened, I would like to participate in any way that I can. I think that would be an interesting read and an important story to tell.” — Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam.
Musical Truth 2
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 121,780. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In his groundbreaking book ‘Musical Truth,’ DJ-turned author/ researcher Mark Devlin showed how the true nature of the corporate music industry tells a very different story to what’s conveyed on its glossy, glamorous surface.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Volume 1
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.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Vol. 3
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 214,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
Elaborating on the introduction and chronology in Volume 1 and the biographical profiles in Volume 2, the author explores the careers of the masterminds of music from Edgar Stillman Kelley to Charles Zimmerman, with more than 150 musical examples and extensive Notes.
The Beatles! The Inside Story Behind the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band by Kerry Kensington
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Library House Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The true inside story of the rise of The Beatles from the people who knew them best: those who traveled with the group and were there first hand to experience Beatlemania from behind the scenes.
Minneapolis Reign (A Guide To Prince’s Hometown)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Part travel guide and part biography, this is one Prince fan’s emotional account of an incredible journey he felt compelled to make in honour of his musical hero.
On This Day In Music - The Kidzter Music Almanac
Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
On This Day In Music - The Kidzter Music Almanac Learn what happened in popular music on every day of the year.
The Ghosts of Jim Morrison, The Phantom of Detroit, and the Fates of Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This is the story of the Phantom, the enigmatic musician behind the mysterious rock opera Phantom's Divine Comedy: Part 1 who replaced Jim Morrison in the Doors.
Cecilia's World
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Cecilia, a sixteen year old girl moves to the big city where she discovers the wonderful world of alternative music.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $2.99 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.
The Music Industry Directory 2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
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 1,700 record labels, and over 1,100 managers.
Touchstones: Rugby League, Rock'n'Roll, The Road and Me
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?
Giants of Bass - Volume 2: 80s & 90s
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
Giants of Bass – Volume 2 is an in-depth analysis of some of the world’s most influential and respected bass guitarists from the 80s and 90s. An exhaustively-researched biography has been included for each artist, as well as a selected discography, gear analysis and a detailed breakdown of their commonly used playing techniques.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
Once Upon a Record: A Very Musical Autobiography
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Once Upon a Record takes the reader behind the usually sacrosanct doors of the music industry. Geoffrey Weule has worked with some of the greatest names in music and entertainment. His career, spanning more than half a century, covered record retail, record companies, artist management, music, video publishing and, live shows. From Michael Jackson to Dame Joan Sutherland, it's all here!
The Teflon Don Murder: The Murder Of The Notorious B.I.G.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
An in depth look at the Notorious BIG murder. We have spent the last 20 years pouring over every single detail of the night of his murder. We have investigated and dissected every single theory that has ever been presented.
Series: The Smokey Blues. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Boroughs. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Bluegrass, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A disgraced DEA agent pursues justice—and the mother of his unborn child—in rural Tennessee.
El sabor posible
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.
Series: RiffRaff Records. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Boroughs. 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.
Wonderful World of Percussion: My Life Behind Bars
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book’s lifetime of insightful and hilarious experiences include years with Frank Sinatra and George Harrison, as well as many anecdotes involving Burt Bacharach, Elvis Presley and Ravi Shankar, as well as most major recording artists.