Encyclopedia Of Classic Rock

Author: David Luhrssen
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835144
Size: 64.83 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Classic Rock from the Author: David Luhrssen. Examining one of the most popular and enduring genres of American music, this encyclopedia of classic rock from 1965 to 1975 provides an indispensable resource for cultural historians and music fans. • Provides readers with summaries of the careers of all significant rock artists during a peak period in the music's history • Proposes a theory for understanding the development and history of rock music • Presents the necessary historical and socioeconomic context to help readers more fully understand how rock music developed as it did during its formative decade • Offers information in an easily searchable A–Z format accompanied by sidebars, a bibliography, and a timeline that serves students' research projects

Encyclopedia Of Northwest Music

Author: James Bush
ISBN: 9781570611414
Size: 75.58 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Encyclopedia Of Northwest Music from the Author: James Bush. The first and only guide to offer a comprehensive history of Northwest music from the 1920s to the present, including rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk, country, and classical.Join James Bush on an entertaining trip across the whole spectrum of Northwest music. Bush and contributing critics have compiled more than 200 listings of individual artists, bands, and movements, each with recommended discographies. The guide also includes essays on Northwest music history, photographs and album cover art, a tour of music-related sites in Seattle and Portland, and music festivals around the region. Whether neophyte listeners or dedicated audiophiles, readers will love this one-of-a-kind book.

Encyclopedia Of Classic Uk Rock

Author: Garry Sharpe-Young
ISBN: 9781905139064
Size: 25.71 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Classic Uk Rock from the Author: Garry Sharpe-Young. Documenting in detail the histories and discographies of groundbreaking British rock acts such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen and Black Sabbath, this book also considers less well known bands like Budgie, Diamond Head and Atomic Rooster.

Encyclopedia Of Kiss

Author: Brett Weiss
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625409
Size: 44.90 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Encyclopedia Of Kiss from the Author: Brett Weiss. The self-proclaimed “Hottest Band in the World,” KISS is one of the most popular groups in the history of rock, having sold more than 100 million albums during their more than 40–year reign. With more gold albums than any other American band, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. KISS influenced a generation of musicians, from Garth Brooks and Mötley Crüe to Nirvana and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The original leather-clad, makeup-wearing line-up—Ace “Spaceman” Frehley, Gene “Demon” Simmons, Paul “Starchild” Stanley and Peter “Catman” Criss—and their classic hits “Beth” and “Rock and Roll All Nite” are forever etched in pop culture consciousness. This encyclopedia of all things KISS provides detailed information on their songs, albums, tours, television and movie appearances, merchandise, solo work and much more, including replacement members Eric Carr, Vinnie Vincent, Bruce Kulick, Mark St. John, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer.

Encyclopedia Of Pop Rock Soul

Author: Irwin Stambler
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312043100
Size: 24.10 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Pop Rock Soul from the Author: Irwin Stambler. Offers profiles of pop musicians, singers, songwriters and groups

Lillian Roxon S Rock Encyclopedia

Author: Lillian Roxon
ISBN: 9780448145716
Size: 32.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Lillian Roxon S Rock Encyclopedia from the Author: Lillian Roxon. An updated edition of the best-selling classic covers great rock stars of the past and present, supplementing entries with photographs, discographies, and lists of the top singles yearly and weekly since 1949

The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Rock

Author: Michael Heatley
Publisher: J G Press
ISBN: 9781572154797
Size: 58.25 MB
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The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Rock from the Author: Michael Heatley. This is the definitive guide to the most popular form of music, which at its widest interpretation covers a spectrum of genres, from rock 'n roll and soul to pop and funk. A-Z entries and evocative photopraphs complete the experience.

Rock Garden Plants

Author: Baldassare Mineo
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 9780881924329
Size: 75.22 MB
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Rock Garden Plants from the Author: Baldassare Mineo. Provides information on selecting plants and includes cultivation descriptions for each plant

The Encyclopedia Of Dead Rock Stars

Author: Jeremy Simmonds
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556527543
Size: 80.10 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of Dead Rock Stars from the Author: Jeremy Simmonds. A guide to dead rock musicians from 1965 through 2006, organized chronologically, provides a brief biography of each performer and describes how they met their end.

Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock Roll

Author: Editors Rolling Stone
Publisher: Touchstone
ISBN: 9780743201209
Size: 63.22 MB
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Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock Roll from the Author: Editors Rolling Stone. Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock & Roll is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers -- from the one-hit wonders to the megastars. In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first Rock & Roll Encyclopedia. Almost two decades later, it has become the premier guide to the history of rock & roll, and has been selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum as its official source of information. Giving full coverage to all aspects of the rock scene, it tells the story of rock & roll in a clear and easy reference format, including complete discographies, personnel changes for every band, and backstage information like date and place of birth, from Elvis Presley to Eminem. Since the last edition, the music scene has exploded in every area, from boy-bands to hip-hop, electronica to indie rock. Here, the Encyclopedia explores them all -- 'NSync, Notorious B.I.G., Ricky Martin, Radiohead, Britney Spears, Blink-182, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Portishead, Fatboy Slim, Fiona Apple, Lil' Kim, Limp Bizkit, Oasis, Outkast, Yo La Tengo, TLC, and many, many more. The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, Third Edition includes all the facts, phenomena, and flukes that make up the history of rock. Accompanying the biographical and discographical information on the nearly 2,000 artists included in this edition are incisive essays that reveal the performers' musical influences, first breaks, and critical and commercial hits and misses, as well as evaluations of their place in rock history. Filled with hundreds of historical photos, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia is more than just a reference book, it is the bible of rock & roll.