Rock and Pop, General
Hardcover ISBN: 0316803529
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.
Paperback ISBN: 0757906516
Titles: Dancing Queen * Knowing Me, Knowing You * Take a Chance on Me * Mamma Mia * Lay All Your Love on Me * Super Trouper * I Have a Dream * The Winner Takes It All * Money, Money, Money * S.O.S. * Chiquitita * Fernando * Voulez Vous * Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) * Does Your Mother Know * One of Us * The Name of the Game * Thank You for the Music * Waterloo.
The Dylan Companion
Paperback ISBN: 0306809680
Thoroughly revised in honor of Dylan's sixtieth birthday, this anthology collects the writings of Allen Ginsburg, Joan Baez, Frank Kermode, and others on the enigmatic and revolutionary Bob Dylan, offering insights into his life and his career in music. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Midi for the Technophobe
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1860744443
In this book, the absolute beginner is introduced to the concept of MIDI by way of analogy with familiar technology, such as TV and the telephone. In just a few hours you'll find out how MIDI works, what hardware is needed to build your own system, etc.
Paperback ISBN: 1884883060
With two or three interviews in each issue of Vintage Guitar magazine, Willie G. Moseley has to be one of the most prolific guitar player interviewers on Earth. This, his fourth book, contains over 60 of his best interviews from the past several years with the greats of yesterday and today, including legends such as B.B. King, Billy Gibbons, Duane Eddy, and many more. Guitar People is fully illustrated and has an added bonus of tours of several American guitar companies. Now at a new lower price!
Paperback ISBN: 0385333854
The writer for The New Yorker magazine who revealed himself as the author of Primary Colors recounts the life of folk singer Woody Guthrie against the background of the Great Depression, in an illustrated biography. Reprint.
Third Ear-The Essential Listening Companion
Paperback ISBN: 0879306009
Written by one of jazz journalism's best and most knowledgeable critics, this book explores the full swing spectrum from its origins in the 1920s through its current retro resurgence. Features intriguing capsule biographies of 400 of the best musicians, from classic artists like Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to retro swingers such as the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, with each artist's most notable CDs reviewed and rated, plus info on film appearances, books, and hard-to-find recordings. Includes insightful essays that explore this music's cultural impact, fun photos and swing memorabilia.
The Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British Pop
Paperback ISBN: 009187887x
The Stone Roses is acknowledged as one of the most important albums of all time, and the band of the same name single-handedly set the stage for the resurgence of British rock and roll in the 1990s. This is a fully revised and updated biography by a journalist at the forefront of underground music.