Books tagged: folk music

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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.
Warrior Lore
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Warrior Lore is a collection of Scandinavian folk ballads translated into English verse. These narrative ballads were part of an oral tradition in Scandinavia, and were first written down around 1600. Included in this book are stories of heroes and fighters, Vikings, and trolls.
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.
Irish Washerwoman
Series: Inglis Academy: Basic Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Peter Inglis. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Electric and acoustic guitarists alike will benefit from learning this tune. Irish Washerwoman is a famous traditional piece in the Folk Genre. Visit any Irish Pub around the world and you are likely to hear this tune during the evening. This book will guide you through the process of playing and understanding this great piece of music on the guitar.
Sheet Music For Piano Organ & Keyboard - Book 4
Series: Digital Sheet Music, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
This book is suitable for children and adults who want to learn to play the piano, electronic keyboard or electric organ. In this book you will learn to play these Sheet Music Pieces: When The Saint Go Marching In - Traditional The Blue Danube 1867 - J Strauss Can Can 1858 - Offenbach Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home - Traditional Camptown Races 1850 - Stephen Collins Foster
The Ocean That Only Begins: The Incredible String Band for Newcomers
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: 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.