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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.
California Dreaming: The LA Music Scene and the 60s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015 by hmatthies. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a look at the LA pop music scene of the 60s through the lens of its greatest records, looking at the interconnections between seemingly disparate bands and performers. Discover the song Davy Jones of the Monkees wrote about Captain Beefheart, or the member of the Mothers of Invention who named Buffalo Springfield and wrote songs for the Beach Boys.
Children of the Canyon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Children of the Canyon tells the story of David, a boy growing up in LA’s fabled Laurel Canyon neighborhood as the 1960s counterculture is coming to an end.
Musicians That Changed Sound: Profiles of Four Musicians That Changed the Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some musicians make music…and some change music. The four musicians profiled in this book, created sounds that other artists have tried to copy ever since. This book covers the following bands / singers: Brian Wilson, Weezer, Marvin Gaye, and Elliott Smith. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
The Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson: The Unofficial Biography of Brian Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Brian Wilson is one of the original Beach Boys members and is most well known for his genius in song writing. Brian, along with his two brothers Dennis and Carl, were teenagers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. They formed a band with their cousin Mike Love and high school friend Al Jardine, a band which would later take the nation by storm with their passionate surf songs and California dream
The Beach Boys On CD Volume 2: 1970 - 1984
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by hmatthies. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Between 1970 and 1984 the Beach Boys, both solo and together, made some of the best albums ever recorded - and some not so good. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal look at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce, Blondie and Ricky recorded and released during that time period.
Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of my Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Everyone has a soundtrack to their life. But how many people get to talk to the artists who make up their soundtrack? “Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life” is just such a story.
The Beach Boys On CD: Vol 1 - 1961-1969
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by hmatthies. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Between 1961 and 1969 the Beach Boys made nineteen albums, including some of the best music ever recorded. In this book, Andrew Hickey looks at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce and David recorded and released during that time period.