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The 27 Club: Why Age 27 Is Important
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / Jungian
IS THE 27 CLUB JUST A MYTH? (No). Is it a “curse?” (No). It’s more than just the deaths of famous rock stars. Using the teachings of the Moon Cycles and C G Jung’s notion of the puer, the creative person who is always young beyond his years and often dies an early physical or emotional death, Michael Owen explains what happens to us all in our mid- to late-twenties.
Preservation: The Kinks' Music 1964-1974
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
In the first ten years of their career, the Kinks underwent a creative explosion that was almost unparalleled in popular music. In this book, Andrew Hickey analyses every studio recording by the Kinks from their first album in 1964 through to the epic triple concept album Preservation a decade later, in a book that is full of forthright and sometimes controversial opinion.
10,000+ Song Titles: A Massive List of Titles to Inspire You
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
When searching for names for your own songs, nothing stirs up the creative juices like a list of titles to get your brain thinking. Or if you are looking for titles for your books, pieces of art, or other works, scroll through this list of over 10,000 song titles to be inspired!
Performance Mastery: Stage Presence book for Belly Dancers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance
Are you fascinated by performers who can have the audience on the edge of their seat with just a shimmy or smile? Are you in awe of dancers who light up the room by just walking on stage, but unable to replicate the same reaction? Performance Mastery (Belly Dance edition) is here to help belly dancers become engaging performers by teaching them the principles of performance.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
An Independent Musician’s Guide To: How to Make $100K in the Music Business Without a Record Deal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Read closely, there are no easy ways to riches! This is NOT a get rich quick book;it's NOT an “easy” guide to making money, and there are NO secrets in this book. The formula to make six figures with your money is quite simple, and if you want to really make money with you music without chasing a record deal, then you need to read this book!
Song of the Day, Volume I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A music uber-fan takes you through 1,000 of his favorite songs, most of which no one has ever heard of. Rock, pop, folk, punk, metal, classical, Latin, experimental ... no genre was safe. Perfect for the music fanatic in your life!
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
The Jam: Sounds From The Street
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
The Jam emerged from the punk explosion of 1977, combining the energy of that movement with the musical values and styles of the previous generation’s mod icons. This is the inside story of Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, and Rick Buckler’s rise to fame, their brief but momentous reign, and their shocking decision to quit at the peak of their success.
Entertainment Law Mentor: Negotiating Exclusive Songwriting Agreements
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Entertainment
A detailed “how to” book about negotiating the large print, the fine print, and everything in between which is commonly found in exclusive songwriting agreements. Steve Weaver presents a template exclusive songwriting agreement and then explains what each paragraph of the agreement means (even translating it into plain English) and he then proceeds to list, analyze and discuss important points.
The Complete Book Of Christmas Song Lyrics And Christmas Carol Lyrics For Your E-Reader
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Wow! Just imagine having the lyrics for over 300 Christmas Carols and Christmas Songs right on your E-Reader! The Complete Book Of Christmas Song Lyrics And Christmas Carol Lyrics For Your E-Reader includes all your favorite Christmas Songs and Christmas Carols from “A Baby Just Like You” to “'Zat You, Santa Claus?” and everything in between! Be the life of The Christmas Party this awesome book!
The Mindset of a Champion: Your Favorite Rapper's Least Favorite Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Memoir by the legendary hip-hop blogger, charting the rise and fall of his career as a semi-professional hip-hop journalist.
Permission To Rock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Permission To Rock is a collection of more than thirty interviews with selected classic rock, heavy metal and prog rock bands and artists. These include such well known names as Glenn Hughes, Geoff Downes of Asia and Yes, Saxon's Biff Byford, Thunder, Martin Turner of Wishbone Ash, Ken Hensley, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren and Fish discussing both his solo career and work with Marillion.
Music and Creation
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology
What is music and how can we study it? In this third volume of her forthcoming series 'In Search of Human Culture', the eminent anthropologist offers her own answers. she draws on both on her own first-hand work in Africa, the South Pacific and England and on extensive documentary sources, and provides a guide to the vast literature on the issues.
Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The excitement of discovery and the passion for music can be a potent force in a person's life. Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide (Revised Edition) tells the stories of half a dozen Americans who defied the dictates of segregation in the 1940s to the 1960s and followed their passion for the blues across the color lines.
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
The Special Edition eBook “Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” is the updated 2013 version of the critically acclaimed work first published in 2006. Carlos Santana, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck and many other music giants cooperated exclusively with Walter Kolosky to tell the story of the "greatest band that ever was."
Blown Horizonz: Incidental Notes on Psychedelic Noise, Abstract Rap, and Other Music That Will End Your Mind
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Collecting over a decade worth of writing about mind-boggling sound, Blown Horizonz strips away the insignificant fuzz and takes you to the deep dark places where music can remake you, remake us, remake our whole society into something bigger, weirder, and more free.
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.