Books tagged: music history

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What It Was Was Rockabilly
By Richard E. Jandrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The partial history of Rock 'n' Roll in general and Rockabilly Music in particular. It examines the atmosphere at the time of creation and looks at the results of the music and it's artists. The best aspect of the book is it's original discography of the music of the participants in the music, complete to the 1990's, which was the publication time of the book.
First Kiss - Music Trivia (Pop to Country Rock)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Music Trivia about songwriting teams of early rock: Goffin and King, Sedaka and Greenfield, Mann and Weil. Evolution of rock and country into one genre with: The Byrds, Gram Parsons and The Stones. Broadway influence on pop with Laura Nyro, and The Association. Pink Floyd and the effects of light and sound on concerts.
Music: What Happened?
By Scott Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Joseph Mallon. Category: Nonfiction
In Music: What Happened?, renowned musician Scott Miller writes about each of the past 54 years in popular music—1957-2010—via countdown song lists, blending the perspectives of a serious musician, a thoughtful critic, and an all-devouring music fan. Miller not only tells you why he loves particular songs, but also what was going on in the musical world in which they competed to be heard.
The Contemporary Christian Music Debate: Worldly Compromise or Agent of Renewal
By J. Steve Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
"I have yet to find a more balanced and thorough work on the subject. -- Dr. Bill Jones, president, Columbia International University What’s the best worship style for my ministry? Are all styles legitimate? Discover insights from the bible, missions, psychology, and the entertaining history of our hymns. College president Robertson McQuilkin: "thorough scholarship...irenic spirit."
A Pocket Guide To The Music Business
By John Rawling
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
So you want to make it in the music business. This book is designed to give you a broad understanding of the music business and how to think ‘outside of the box’. Questions like: Do we need an agent? Do we need a manager? How much do we pay them? How do we get a record deal? This book covers these conundrums and looks at an overview of the industry and the professions within it. Good luck!
80's Superhits Collection: La década de la música inolvidable
By Music Brokers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Los diversos estilos músicales que surgieron en los 80s siguen siendo una influencia importante en los artistas de hoy. Este libro ofrece una investigación meticulosa sobre los generos de la epoca, del rock sinfónico al new mod, punk y post punk, solo por nombrar alugnos.
Tinker Carlen: An Original Cricket
By Truman Godwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is a short biography of Tinker Carlen, a guitarist and singer in the world-famous Cricket band. It is a story of the origin of the Crickets and Tinker's involvement from the very beginning when Tinker, Buddy Holley, and other young musicians got together to "make music and entertain." It is Tinker's story, not a copy of anything that's been written about the evolution of the Crickets.
Ophelia: A Tale of Woe Undone
By Jean Stites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Romantically inclined Ophelia finds herself suddenly facing the crisis of her life, and as she struggles alone with her terrible secret we can only wait to see what she'll do next, while considering the course of history that may have turned her into some sort of ticking time bomb....
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
By Walter Kolosky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Special Edition eBook “Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” is the updated 2013 version of the critically acclaimed work first published in 2006. Carlos Santana, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck and many other music giants cooperated exclusively with Walter Kolosky to tell the story of the "greatest band that ever was."
12 Quizzes on Classical Composers
By Gail McGaffigan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The perfect Christmas gift for your music-lover!. One quiz each on the lives of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Wagner, Chopin, Haydn, Handel, and Grieg. May be used in conjunction with the Classically Gail free, one-year course in Music Appreciation (classicallygail.blogspot.com).