Books tagged: 60s music

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MisHits of the Sixties Volume 4 - Instrumentals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Here is another of my personal Top 20’s of singles that never reached a UK chart position higher than No 20. This volume, fourth in the series, deals with instrumentals which I think should have charted or reached a higher position than they did. As in the previous volumes, facts about these selections are given as well as personal experiences and observations.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Monkees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!” Who doesn’t remember those famous words? This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Micky, Davy, Peter and Michael were America's answer to the Beatles. They were a great band (after a little practice), they had their own television show and they even made a movie. Return to the Sixties and remember the Monkees.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Simon & Garfunkel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Do you know who are the most popular duo of all time? Simon & Garfunkel. This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Simon & Garfunkel only produced 5 albums together before breaking up in 1971, but they are the sound of the Sixties and will be remembered for many years to come. Each had a successful solo career and that also is covered in this book.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Grateful Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Dead were the most important band of the psychedelic era (the last half of the Sixties) and, arguably, one of the most ground breaking bands in the history of Rock & Roll. They gradually increased their fans until hundreds of thousands would show up for a concert. The Grateful Dead are almost single handedly responsible for keeping the spirit of the Sixties alive through the next twenty years
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Beach Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Beach Boys has been writing and performing since 1961. They were raised in California (where else) and developed into the nations number one band. They appealed to the teenagers of the day by singing about sun, surf, cars and girls. This is really a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Beach Boys. But, to the author, it is the music that is the most important.
MisHits of the Sixties Volume 3 - The 'B' Sides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This volume, third in the series, deals with ‘B’ sides which I think could easily have been released as ‘A’ sides. As in the two previous volumes, facts about these selections are given as well as personal experiences and observations. Among the tracks featured are some that are instantly recognisable, but others which may appear somewhat obscure. Give them a listen and see what YOU think.
MisHits of the 60's Volume 2 - American Artists
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The second volume of MisHits of the 60’s, this selection deals exclusively with American artists, and is my Top 20 personal choice of singles that never reached a UK chart position higher than No 20. As in the first volume, in my opinion these singles deserved a far higher placing. Some facts and some of my personal opinions are included.
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective chronicles the stories of fans and their personal experiences with the 60's Pop music group, Fred Velez, known for over 40 years as a Monkees super-fan, writes about the TV show, the music, the concert tours, the different career paths the members of the group took, and the personal interactions with their loyal fans.
MisHits of the Sixties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A must for all lovers of 60’s music. This music made a lasting impression on me and I remember the excitement and anticipation of hearing new releases from both established and unknown artists. Here is my Top 30 personal choice of singles that never reached a UK chart position higher than number 20, but which, I think, deserved a far higher placing. Includes both facts and personal opinions.
Meet a Monkee: Davy Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The author's two interviews with Monkee Davy Jones and a review of a concert from his last tour with the group.