Books tagged: 1980s pop music

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50 Songs From The 70s & 80s That Still Hold Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
These 50 classic rock and pop songs are some of the greatest ever and still sound good against today's popular music. Do you agree?
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
The Building
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Alex’s life is falling to pieces. Nothing new for an adolescent except that all his friends are about to enter his nightmare. Confused, alone, and withdrawn, Alex does everything in his power to circumvent the plans for the next Scaffold Party. This revered party usually proves the climax of their high school break but this year, Alex senses otherwise. If only they would choose another building.
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.
How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
At 16, Wendy Redbird Dancing is a weird girl with a Michael Jackson obsession. Uprooted every year by her mom, she can't call a place home. Things look better with her mom's new boyfriend who gains her trust. But when he turns out to be not what he seems, Wendy must go underground. All seems lost when the King of Pop dies. That's when she hears his voice. Is he now the only one she can trust?
The Popcorn Prophecies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Everyone knows girls can't tell the future. Everyone, that is, except Julia Sharpe. She starts fortunetelling with popcorn kernels (it's like using tea leaves, only it's, um, popcorn)--and kinds of ends up saving herself, her clan, and all the other supposedly untalented girls on the planet.