all ebooks in category: Popular Music

«Scott: The Curious Life & Work of Scott Walker» by Paul Woods
English | ISBN: 9780857128546 | EPUB | 1.3 MB

The extraordinary personal and professional journey of Scott Walker who went from golden-voiced sixties pop-singer to iconoclastic musical adventurer. Author Paul Woods examines how the …

«Shout!: The Beatles in Their Generation» by Philip Norman
English | ISBN: 9780743253789 | EPUB | 0.9 MB

Updated to include Paul McCartney’s knighting and the deaths of John Lennon and George Harrison. Philip Norman’s biography of the Beatles is the definitive work …

«American Epic: The First Time America Heard Itself» by Bernard MacMahon,Allison McGourty
English | ISBN: 9781501135620 | EPUB | 44.5 MB

The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music—blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, …

In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0142196940 | EPUB | pages: 400 | 8.3 mb

With a new introduction by Nick Rhodes The talent. The charisma. The videos. From their 1981 hit "Planet Earth" to their latest number-one album, All …

«Out of Sync: A Memoir» by Lance Bass
English | ISBN: 9781416960669 | EPUB | 0.8 MB

At sixteen, Lance Bass received a phone call from Justin Timberlake that would change his life forever. Soon after, he left his small-town home in …

Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199939918 | 336 pages | PDF | 2,5 MB

Hipness has been an indelible part of America's intellectual and cultural landscape since the 1940s. But the question What is hip? remains a kind of …

«Bob Dylan: No Direction Home» by Robert Shelton
English | ISBN: 9780857126160 | EPUB | 8.5 MB

No Direction Home took 20 years to complete and has received widespread critical acclaim. Robert Shelton met Bob Dylan when the young singer arrived in …

Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0195395670 | PDF | pages: 269 | 3.4 mb

A keen critic of culture in modern Indonesia, Andrew N. Weintraub shows how a genre of Indonesian music called dangdut evolved from a denigrated form …

Switched on Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters
English | November 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 0190056657 | 224 pages | EPUB | 2.30 MB

Pop music surrounds us - in our cars, over supermarket speakers, even when we are laid out at the dentist - but how often do …

«Birth of the Cool: Beat, Bebop, and the American Avant Garde» by Lewis MacAdams
English | ISBN: 9780743217033 | EPUB | 8.8 MB

Miles Davis and Juliette Greco, Jackson Pollock and Jack Kerouac, Marlon Brando and Bob Dylan and William Burroughs. What do all these people have in …