Books tagged: albums

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Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
The Ocean That Only Begins: The Incredible String Band for Newcomers
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
The Incredible String Band can seem a little, well, strange to the uninitiated listener. Songs that leap from one genre to another in the course of two lines, long mystical poems and schoolboy humour, wayward harmonies and soundscapes beyond the wildest dreams of a synth. If you've ever wondered what they were all about and were just a bit curious - this little book is for you.
The Vinyl Dialogues: Stories Behind Memorable Albums Of The 1970s As Told By The Artists
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The new book by Mike Morsch features interviews with Rock luminaries such as Hall & Oates, Stevie Van Zandt, Dave Mason, Edgar Winter, Joe Vitale, The Doobie Brothers, Al Stewart and more. The Vinyl Dialogues offers the stories behind 31 of the top albums of the 70s, including backstories behind the albums, the songs, and the artists.