Challenging popular myths attributed to the Beatles, an extensively researched band portrait traces their individual experiences of rising from young, angry rock-and-roll musicians to fame, in an account that endeavors to provide balanced coverage of all four members. 300,000 first printing.
Classic Rock Covers
The Inner Game of Music
1st Edition Hardcover
Suggests techniques for overcoming self-consciousness and improving musical performances, shares a variety of exercises, and includes advice on improving one's listening skills
The Secret Power of Music
This study of the hidden side of music and its subtle effects is one of the most detailed books ever written on the subject.
We'll Understand It Better by and by
Pioneering African American Gospel Composers
Looks at the development of gospel music and its influence on contemporary music, and profiles six gospel artists
City of Angels
The script to the Tony winning music featuring a book by Larry Gelbart, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by David Zippel. The book also includes an introduction by Larry Gelbart, illustrations by Al Hirschfeld, production photographs, and original costume designs. Paperback
A Secret History of the 20th Century
Explores the avant-garde history of twentieth-century Europe through the lifestyle and music of the Sex Pistols
1st Edition Paperback
"In 1933 Irving Berlin wrote to composer-lyricist Cole Porter, ”I am mad about Night and Day.” Millions of others throughout the world have been ”mad about” that Porter gem, as well as dozens of others"
A Severed Wasp
Pianist Katherine Forrester Vigneras, in her seventies and retired, discovers new meaning in life when she agrees to give a benefit concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, in New York