Books tagged: rhythm and blues

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Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records
By Nadine Cohodas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.
The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio Deejays of the '50s and '60s
By Wes Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction
Rock-'n'-roll and the men who brought it over the airwaves into homes and cars changed the cultural landscape. This book examines the phenomenon of the AM deejays who captivated a generation and helped define the counterculture that has forever changed the landscape of American youth.
Three Part Invention
By Judith Laura
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global consciousness
The Death of Johnny Ace
By Steve Bergsman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Death of Johnny Ace is based on rhythm & blues singer Johnny Ace, whose meteoric career was cut short by his unexpected death. Did he blow his brains out playing Russian roulette? Or was it just a tragic accident?