Books tagged: music legend

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The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Edition
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The Elton John Scrapbook Revised and Updated eBook edition is what his fiercely loyal following has been waiting for —it explores more of the much-loved legendary rock musician's extraordinary career with biographical background, interviews with his associates and musical collaborators, anecdotes, fan favorite lists, an ultimate pop trivia quiz, collecting Elton memorabilia and so much more!
Axl Rose: Creative Genius or Just Plain Crazy?
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Even if you're not familiar with the band's music, there's hardly a baby boomer in the world who hasn't heard of Guns n' Roses, the most dangerous hard rock band in the world. Frontman Axl Rose has a reputation for being disagreeable and volatile. But how did he get this reputation? Is he really a creative genius or is he just plain crazy?
Svengali ~ Junior part1
Price: Free! Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A hilarious jaunt through the independent music industry, that sweeps a wannabe rock star, from one all time low to yet another, with the occasional high thrown in to maintain his enthusiasm. The laughing gods of rock are slumming it with Bacchus, as the ‘New Wave’ music scene explodes across England’s dirty northern towns and Thatcher’s ‘Lost Generation’ clutch at the desperate straws of hope.
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.
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.
The Beatlend: Los Beatles Después De Los Beatles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011 by Music Brokers. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Este libro ofrece una mirada en profundidad al final de la carrera de los Beatles como grupo. Con una meticulosa investigación, los autores han proporcionado una detrás de las cámaras en el más famoso de las bandas. Una crónica importante del fin de una era que es una lectura obligada para cualquier fan de los Beatles.
Die Beatles, die Musik und ich
Series: The Beatles, Kleines eBook als Essay. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: German. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature
Seit fünf Jahrzehnten schreiben die Beatles Musikgeschichte und lösten eine Revolution der Jugend aus. Auch Jahre später erklingen ihre Lieder frisch und unverbraucht. Die Songs der Beatles lösen bis heute unterschiedliche Empfindungen aufgrund der eigenen Lebensgeschichte aus. Woher das kommen kann, wird in diesem Text aus persönlicher Sicht beschrieben und untersucht.
The Prince with a Musical Bottom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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A nineteenth century fairy tale from a fictional kingdom high in the mountains of Europe. A royal nanny discovers that her charge has a truly musical bottom. Like all good fairy tales, best read to children from two to ninety two. The author is a dreadful artist (see cover)and as fairy tales should have pictures, you are invited to draw them.
Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.