Books tagged: music history

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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,
51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: John Denver
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
From the author of music trivia titles such as The Beatles IQ and Rock & Roll IQ comes an entertaining challenge for John Denver fans. Celebrate this legendary singer with the ultimate trivia test—51 Questions for the Diehard Music Fan: John Denver.
Memphis Masquerade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Set in Memphis,Tennessee, Memphis Masquerade chronicles the adventures of two retired teachers who travel to Memphis to visit the various musical sights in and around the city. Throughout their journey, they become involved in a ‘situation’ that follows them as they tour the city. This coupled with questionable romantic links leaves the teachers as unwilling pawns in a maze of mystery.
Musika Maestro (English Edition)
You set the price! Words: 24,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Behind the scenes of the artistic history of William Anthony.
The Greatest Songwriter/Performer Albums In Recorded Music History
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The first music history reference book of its kind! We reveal the greatest popular music albums, both composed and performed by the same artist or artists. The premise being the artists must have written or co-written and also performed, either vocally and/or instrumentally on every track contained on their album. These are the most talented artists in the world of popular music!
The Last Music Bearer
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In this medieval world — singing and music is illegal. A secret group of wandering monks brings harmony to those in need. Their movements are constantly watched by a fearsome Order — whose opposing ministry is to eradicate music. A boy named Elis was saved by the minstrel monks. He was trained to be a Music-Bearer. He must complete his mission, while those sworn to hunt him, must destroy him.
Lily and Kayden's 1969 Woodstock Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
6600 words. Travel back in time to the original Woodstock 1969 music festival.
Miles Davis: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The 20th century produced only a handful of musicians who could be called geniuses – people who would have achieved timeless fame no matter when they were born. Miles Davis is one of those individuals. He primarily played the trumpet, though he was an accomplished multi-instrumentalist. His signature style was minimalist and improvisational. Those closest to him described a shy person who used
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.
Mojo Triangle: Birthplace of Country, Blues, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Draw a straight line from New Orleans to Nashville, then over to Memphis and back down to New Orleans, following the curves of the Mississippi River, and you have the Mojo Triangle. It is a land area in which all of America's original music was created: Country, Blues, Jazz, and Rock 'n' Roll.