A Basic Music Library

Author: Elizabeth A. Davis
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838934616
Size: 22.99 MB
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A Basic Music Library from the Author: Elizabeth A. Davis. Lists scores and recordings for music library collections

Mass Culture And Everyday Life

Author: Peter Gibian
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415916752
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Mass Culture And Everyday Life from the Author: Peter Gibian. Mass Culture and Everyday Life is a collection of lively work from the small but seminal journal Tabloid. The book offers a clarification of the study of mass culture as it transforms daily life, providing a detailed survey of a wide range of the mass culture phenomena that have defined our everyday lives in recent years: from Hillary's hairdo to tampons, exercise fads and fashion trends; from soaps to opera to rythmn and blues; from horror movies to the interrelation of cats, pigs and mothers in Babe. This volume includes ground-breaking essays on: the boom of talk radio and talk TV; shopping as cinematic spectacle; and how "everyday life" in the university community has become a key battleground in America's "culture wars." The direct, accessible, and refreshingly personal work speak not only to an academic audience but to a wide general readership.

Neil Young Love To Burn

Author: Paul Williams
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857127330
Size: 12.36 MB
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Neil Young Love To Burn from the Author: Paul Williams. A collection of articles and reviews. Following Neil Young's career, from his emergence in Buffalo Springfield in 1967 through thirty years of surprising and ever-changing Neil Young music. Includes substantial coverage of unreleased tracks.

The Complete New Zealand Music Charts 1966 2006

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The Complete New Zealand Music Charts 1966 2006 from the Author: . This book provides a complete list of all the entries on New Zealand's music charts: including 8,100+ singles (since 1966), 6,100+ albums and 1,000+ compilation albums (since 1975), and approximately 200 DVDs since 2004.

Ragged Glory

Author: Ray Hartley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781868425563
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Ragged Glory from the Author: Ray Hartley. On a cold Highveld morning in May 1994, Nelson Mandela took the oath of office to become South Africas first democratically elected president. A new era had begun. The promise of those heady days of political transition soon gave way to a more sober view on the magnitude of the challenges facing the new government. Under Mandela and his successor, Thabo Mbeki, the country grappled with the restructuring of the state, massive inequality and poverty, rising crime, battles over economic policy, the arms deal, the HIV/AIDS crisis, the BEE era, the cancer of political corruption and the rise of a new and predatory political elite. With the removal of Mbeki, followed by the interregnum of Kgalema Motlanthe, the stage was set for the coming to power of the controversial Jacob Zuma. These are all key threads in Ray Hartleys rich and complex narrative history of the democratic era. As a leading political journalist and newspaper editor, Hartley had the best seat in the house for the unfolding drama of the new South Africa, as well as privileged access to many key players, including Nelson Mandela himself. Admirably concise but rich in detail, drawing on a wide spectrum of interviews, documents and experiences, this book offers a bracingly critical look back at the achievements and the failures of two turbulent decades, during which South Africa took its place at the table of free nations but lost something of its moral authority.

Neil Young

Author: Daniel Durchholz
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760344116
Size: 32.65 MB
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Neil Young from the Author: Daniel Durchholz. "Heavily illustrated biography of singer-songwriter Neil Young spanning 1945 to 2012 and covering all of his musical endeavors, including the Squires, Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, CSNY, solo work, and more"--Provided by publisher.

The Tao Of Music

Author: John M Ortiz
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 9781578630080
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The Tao Of Music from the Author: John M Ortiz. Just about everyone likes to listen to music to put them "in the mood," and these techniques get you "out" of a mood! The "Tao" part is about accepting what you're feeling, and dealing with it, by using Dr. Ortiz's methods. Includes musical menus that you can use to create your own program for dealing with issues, koans for meditation, and various other fun exercises to make music a part of your holistic health program. Appendix, bibliography, index.

Neil Young Nation

Author: Kevin Chong
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
ISBN: 1553651162
Size: 56.22 MB
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Neil Young Nation from the Author: Kevin Chong. Neil Young is a figure who straddles divisions: he's Canadian and American, folkie and rocker, an old guy relevant enough to be quoted in the suicide note of Kurt Cobain. His brilliant, gnomic, lyrical music has earned him fans of all vintages and persuasions - among them novelist Kevin Chong. Fast approaching the dreaded age of thirty, Chong is shocked to realize that his boyhood hero is turning sixty. He takes to the road in celebration, crisscrossing the continent with three buddies and a hatbox full of space cakes to visit places central to Neil's life and career. Chong doesn't meet the man in his travels, but that was never his intention. Instead, his brief vacation from adulthood - recounted to hilarious effect in these pages - teaches him something about rock 'n' roll, contrarianism, being cool, and aging gracefully: staying Young.

The Mojo Collection

Author: Various Mojo Magazine
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 184767643X
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The Mojo Collection from the Author: Various Mojo Magazine. The greatest albums of all time . . . and how they happened. Organised chronologically and spanning seven decades, The MOJO Collection presents an authoritative and engaging guide to the history of the pop album via hundreds of long-playing masterpieces, from the much-loved to the little known. From The Beatles to The Verve, from Duke Ellington to King Tubby and from Peggy Lee to Sly Stone, hundreds of albums are covered in detail with chart histories, full track and personnel listings and further listening suggestions. There's also exhaustive coverage of the soundtrack and hit collections that every home should have. Like all collections, there are records you listen to constantly, albums you've forgotten, albums you hardly play, albums you love guiltily and albums you thought you were alone in treasuring, proving The MOJO Collection to be an essential purchase for those who love and live music.