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The Ghosts of Jim Morrison, The Phantom of Detroit, and the Fates of Rock 'n' Roll by RD Francis
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 by Serge Timmers
Price: $3.49 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 by Joe Goodden
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.
Two-Gether: A Guide to the Piano for Adult Beginners and Their Teachers by Robert T Marchand
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
While adults develop the same piano skills as any other student, they have different needs and expectations. In Part I, veteran piano teacher (and former adult beginner) Rob Marchand offers encouragement and advice to both new and returning students; while in Part II, he presents the teacher with a range of adult-appropriate materials and strategies.
Learning Guitar--For Music Therapists and Educators by Total Health Publications
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises, Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
Simplified guitar playing--a proven method by a classical guitar performer who is also a college instructor of guitar. Numerous videos will aid your learning.
From Karaoke to the Platters by Paul B Allen III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Voice
The incredible and inspirational tale of how Paul B Allen III went from singing in karaoke establishments, to become the lead singer of one of the greatest vocal groups of all time, The Platters (Only You; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; The Great Pretender, etc.). Paul documents step by step the things he did to make it happen, giving anecdotal experiences from his life that will entertain and delight.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2018 by J. Paul Dyson
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.
Every British Number One Hit Single. by Kerry Butters
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
Every British Number One Hit Single. From 1952 to present. Find out what was Number 1 on the day you were Born, got Married, Birthdays, Aniverseries etc. Updated Monthly.
Poems Of A Musical Flavour: Volume 6 by Tiara King
Series: Poems Of A Musical Flavour. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
This book is the last in the series and covers years 1994 to 1996 and 2002. So much happened I didn’t have enough time to write, but I certainly had the ideas. In 2002 I wrote 1 song. That’s all I wrote. And I’m surprised I wrote that. It was the last song I wrote and all of them were my practice for storytelling in four verses, a chorus, and a bridge for much bigger and better things.
On The Record by Gem McCormack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Business, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
On The Record contains a series of industry interviews, intended to give aspiring artists the opportunity to learn from those who have done it right. The cream of the crop. On top of that, author Gem McCormack has come up with a big database of handy tips on how to navigate the murky waters of the music industry.
ΑΣΠΑΣΙΑ. Για το παιδί και την όπερα by Ioannis Develegkas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: Greek. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
To βιβλίο που κρατάτε στα χέρια σας, είναι μια σύντομη συνάντηση με την Ασπασία Ζέρβα. Μια πρωινή κουβεντούλα, που σφιχταγκαλιασμένη με το άρωμα της στιγμής και του ελληνικού καφέ ξεδιπλώνεται αβίαστα, άλλοτε με οδηγό το χιούμορ κι άλλοτε πάλι με τις θύμησες εκείνες που δεν συμφιλιώθηκαν ποτέ με τη φθορά του χρόνου, γιατί έσμιξαν με το πάθος της δημιουργίας και το βαθύ συναίσθημα του καλλιτέχνη.
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?
Kpop Why? by UK Jung
Price: Free! Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Are you a k-pop lover? Well, don’t you want to know stories behind k-pop news then? Welcome to the real world of k-pop. Kpop Why? contains various unknown stories about k-pop stars. The author, who has been working as a k-pop journalist since 2010 gives you answers to various questions about k-pop idols such as “Why did they disband their team?” and “Why did they deny their romantic relationship?”
Giants of Bass - Volume 2: 80s & 90s by Stuart Clayton
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.
Giants of Bass - Volume 1: 60s & 70s by Stuart Clayton
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 49,750. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
Giants of Bass – Volume 1 is an in-depth analysis of some of the world’s most influential and respected bass guitarists from the 60s and 70s. 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.
Ultimate Tapping for Bass Guitar by Stuart Clayton
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
Ultimate Tapping for Bass Guitar covers all elements of the tapping technique from the absolute basics through to advanced two handed contrapuntal techniques.
Plectrum Technique for Bass Guitar by Stuart Clayton
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
Plectrum Technique for Bass Guitar is a complete method for learning to play the bass guitar with a plectrum. It contains 201 exercises plus four study pieces and is suitable for beginners to the technique as well as highly accomplished players.
Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods by Scott Woods
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017 by Brick Cave Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Essay » Sociology
This collection of essays, what-ifs and tidbits contains everything writer and critic Scott Woods has publicly written and published about Prince, as well as a stack of new material written specifically for this edition.
Poems Of A Musical Flavour: Volume 5 by Tiara King
Series: Poems Of A Musical Flavour. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
1993 part 2 is another 100 songs to read and enjoy. Covering a wide range of topics, mostly love, and quite plagiarised by myself. Life in general had changed, the world, the people in it, the ways, the whys, the whats. What the hell were we doing to the world? If only we had kept things the way they were because they changed, and not for the better.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers by Randy Ray & Mark Kearney
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