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The Kidzter Kids Meet Motown
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The Kidzter Kids (Jimi, Carlos & Eva) visit Motown in the 'Sixties to learn about teamwork,
Legends of Rock & Roll - Michael Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
They called Michael Jackson the "King of Pop". He outsold Elvis and every other performer of the past fifty years. His story is one of success, heartbreak and loneliness: extreme highs and terrible lows. He was called every name the press could think of. His life was not a happy one, but he rose above it all and became one of the most beloved performers of of the past hundred years.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Jackson Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Jackson family started out in a humble four room home in Gary, Indiana. But, due to the persistence of their father, a group of singers known as the Jackson Five became the leading performers in this country. The five brothers were Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon and, of course, Michael. Signing with Motown Records, they became their biggest act, their first four singles were number one.
Diana Ross Reflections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A legend, a trailblazer, pioneer, icon, there are so many words that can be used to describe Diana Ross but so little has been written in such detail on her extensive body of work. Until now. A true labour of love for this book, is an entertaining, and the ultimate, guide to the career of Miss Diana Ross
A Sense of Occasion
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1960s England - Marconis, milk bars, mods and rockers. As Tommy Tucker puts on his ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’ the Vespas pull up outside the Orpheus coffee bar. A wedding, a ban the bomb march, a cocktail party create A Sense of Occasion. Award winning author Elizabeth Woodcraft's interlinked stories describe life growing up on a working class estate, and show how the 60s changed the lives of 4 mod girls.
What Was Going On: The Life and Times of Marvin Gaye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
His music is known around the world; with hits like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "How Sweet It Is" Gaye helped create the sound of R&B. But who was Marvin Gaye? From his childhood to his ultimate murder by his own father, this mini biography will give you insight into what inspired the man and his music. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known
Dark Town Redemption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Gary Hardwick. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A boy is killed in 1967 Detroit after the worse riot in American history. Robert Jackson, a black Vietnam vet is devastated by the death of his younger brother. Thomas Riley, one of the cops involved, harbors a terrible secret. And just as both men look into the abyss, an event occurs which galvanizes the nation and uncovers the elusive killer and his shocking motive.
What is Song? 101 Questions People Ask About Music, Instruments and Singing – and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Voice, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
This e-book introduces the subject of song and everything you always wanted to know about singing. Learn where the history of song comes from. Have you always wanted to sing but were told you are tone deaf? Learn what muscles blocks the ability to sing and how to move them out of the way to sing.
Sheer Joy in Detroit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
What makes the Motor City tick? People keep telling Shawn Dygert that "the whole place is run by five or six guys who live on the same street." And somebody who works for them wants everything Shawn has. There's no way, Shawn is told, that he can beat them in this rigged game. But the words he heard in a noisy, crowded factory tavern continue to fill his ears -- I’ll go down swinging ...
Michael Jackson: Gone Too Soon: A Respected Life In Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson was a musical icon, and inundated the world with his genius. He fascinated with his style as a preteen, and then made the world bow down at his feet with his musical performances.