Books tagged: music and conflict

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Mission to Anarchy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A shadowy and powerful syndicate targets the stressed captain of a training starship. Seventy ensigns, fresh from the academy, are all trying to make a good impression. A shocking discovery is made, that the captain did not want. New ideas and concepts sweep through the ship. Everything drives the starship “Rapier” toward ANARCHY!
Blue Note Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Max Freeman, a jazz musician, arrives in Heaven to play his version of gospel standards, but clashes with the rule that only music of worship can be performed. Freeman's virtuosity draws attention to himself, not to God. One admirer remains: Johann Sebastian Bach, whose sacred works are revered even while his secular works are banned. Improvisational sparks fly. The serpent is loose.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
It's Me Again, Lord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joel Reed, a Nashville singer/songwriter has a hit album on his hands. The title song: “It’s me again, Lord” went instantly to the top of the Christian Country charts. But there’s a problem. That song, and five others on the album, were written and arranged by Sonny Jacobs, a disabled former school teacher/coach living 350 miles away in the tiny burg of Brighton, Illinois.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.
Jesse McCartney - Beautiful Soul (Lyrics)
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Musical
Jesse McCartney - Beautiful Soul (Lyrics)
The Boy Who Found Himself
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Nick doesn't understand how his life has reached such a low. Sitting on the edge of his bathtub, razor blade in hand, he remembers everything that lead him there, from ex-girlfriends to his murdered dog. As he probes deeper into his own mind, he discovers a dark secret he buried away even from himself...
Lovesongs, Lullabies, and Alibis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Sandye M Roberts Arthur L Jones III. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
This ebook is a collection of psongs (poems and songs) written by Songwriter, Lyricist, and Producer Xavier Charles.
The Beatlend: The Beatles After The Beatles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book provides an in depth look at the end of the Beatles career as a group, touching on such issues as why they split up and providing an up close analysis of each of their subsequent careers. With meticulous research, the authors have provided a behind the scenes look at this most famous of bands. An important chronicle of the end of an era that is a must read for any die hard Beatles fan.
Little Box of Horror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.