Melody Rose

Biography

Melody Rose, musician and author has written a series of six music trivia books about songs, songwriters and musicians. She investigates the social, political and personal life of an artist to shed new light on the creation of a song through lyric, beat and melody. Melody Rose is a native of Santa Clara Valley (Silicon Valley) and enjoys music, art, nature and history.

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Books

Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
Sings At Festivals - Music Trivia For Feasts
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Explore the music and songs of artists like Van Halen, Boy George, Andy Williams and Michael Bolton. Seventies Soul Artists: Delfonics, O'Jays, Jerry Butler, Teddy Pendergrass, Stylistics, Spinners and their Philadelphia label are discussed. Leon Russell, Bonnie and Delaney and influences on guitar greats like Clapton, Mason, Harrison and Allman are covered.
To Get Her - Music Trivia (Rock Originators)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,830. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Fun facts about Originators of Rock: Del Shannon, Gene Pitney & Roy Orbison. Gary Wright of Space Pop, Eric Clapton, guitar god, and Mama Cass Elliott, folk queen and pop diva are discussed.
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.
Feed Me - Music Trivia for the Soul (Chicago, Ventures, Marty Robbins & more)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Discover interesting facts about Chicago, the Beatles (with producer George Martin), the Ventures, Marty Robbins, Brenda Lee and more. Learn about song origins in respect to family, environment, and time period. This is the 6th book in Melody Rose's Music Trivia Series. Feed Me investigates rockabilly and country origins that segued into rock 'n roll. Includes photos, song and album titles.
Who Wrote The Book Of Love - Music Trivia (Beatles, Elvis & More)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Music Trivia Questions and Answers of the '50's, '60's and '70's. Interesting facts about your favorite pop rock artists, songs and record men including The Beatles and manager Brian Epstein, Lou Christie, Four Tops, Elvis, Sam Phillips and Sun Studio, Herman's Hermits, Sly and Family Stone and more. Take a trip down memory lane with photos, lyrics and more to stimulate the gray matter.
Game Of Love - Music Trivia (Meet The Record Men)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Music Trivia from the beginnings of early Rock & Roll and Pop music. The book covers the pioneer record companies and the people behind the scene that made it all happen: Motown Records, Chess Records, Atlantic Records, and Sun Records. It also covers the Artists for these labels and how they created the genre of these early formative years on the music scene.

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