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Yesterday's Songs Transformed: A Historical Tour of Song Rewriting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology
Songs are alive. They change over time. People put new ideas into old lyrics, fitting them to new purposes. Yesterday's Songs Transformed guides you on an informal tour of the changes in songs over the years.
Search: Paul Clayton
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018 by Steele Spring Stage Rights. Categories: Plays » American / African American
When Bob Dylan arrives in Greenwich Village in 1961, Paul Clayton is the most recorded young folk singer in America. A smitten Clayton becomes heartbroken when Dylan rises to fame and fortune. This friendship wrought with plagiarism, betrayal, and unrequited love is beautifully explored in this new musical chronicling the life of the folk music legend and the man that influenced him.
Flute Sheet Music With Lettered Noteheads Book 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Woodwinds, Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music & song books
Flute Sheet Music With Lettered Noteheads Book 2: 20 Easy Pieces For Beginners This music book is part of the Lettered Noteheads series and contains 20 popular sheet music pieces for Flute. Arrangements are very easy and will suit new beginners. Each arrangement features bigger music notes than normal and each note head has the letter name printed within the note.
In the Wings: My Life with Roger McGuinn and The Byrds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Consistently involved with and at the center of the drama and success of the Byrds, Ianthe McGuinn tells the story of the exploding rock music scene in 1960s Los Angeles. Ianthe's memoir of being a young and beautiful Latina from Tucson getting a crash course in love, loss, sex and drugs, marriage, and motherhood while being immersed in the aureate and vagaries of celebrity.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
Newfoundman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A gutsy undercover reporter braves the wilds of Newfoundland and the wilder environs of NYC as she unwittingly falls for her subject, a sexy musician with a penchant for Guinness and a yen for the ladies.
The Harp of Nauvoo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Hymns, Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Christian
The Harp of Nauvoo is a collection of songs, hymns and ballads compiled from the Times and Seasons, the official newspaper of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1839 to 1846. It represents the best literature that the Saints could produce during their seven-year sojourn in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Bob Dylan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bob Dylan has been performing since about 1960. Born and raised in Minnesota, he left college to travel to New York to follow his dream of becoming a singer and songwriter. Today after more than 30 studio albums, plus singles, live albums and compilations, Bob Dylan is definitely a super star. Bob Dylan has been and remains one of the most influential performers of the 20th Century.
Return of the Folk Singer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A story of how God restores the gift of Music to Jenny Hudson and uses her to rescue two young orphaned children.
All the Wrong Notes - Adventures in Unpopular Music
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
In All the Wrong Notes, Dave Hadfield offers a humorous and provocative insight into the world of folk music, His sure ear for the scene’s quirks and eccentricities produces unique takes on major figures like Bob Dylan, Ewan MacColl and Leonard Cohen. This is an ideal folk primer for anyone new to the genre and an entertaining ramble for those who know their gimbri from their mandolin.