Books tagged: 1960s music

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Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.
The Jam: Sounds From The Street
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In 1978, at age 21, after years of playing in a band, the author was hired by Clive Davis to be a talent scout for his new label, Arista Records. It was a dream job for somebody who'd lived and breathed music. The only problem was it was 1981, disco topped the charts and Clive was more interested in having hits and building his empire than making great records. A riff on life, ambition and music.
She's a Mod
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
The Beatles At Shea Stadium: The Story Behind Their Greatest Concert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The concert that launched the modern era of outdoor stadium shows. This is the story behind the August 15, 1965 concert at New York's Shea Stadium - one of the most exciting events in Beatles and rock history - told through exclusive interviews and researched commentary. Book includes rare photos, memorabilia, and never-before published correspondence, documents and production notes.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part One: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Please Please Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part One examines the LP Please Please Me. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Two: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ With The Beatles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Two examines the LP With The Beatles. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Three: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ A Hard Day's Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Three examines the LP A Hard Day's Night. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Four: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Beatles For Sale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Four examines the LP Beatles For Sale. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.