Rockin In Time
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📒Rockin In Time ✍ David P. Szatmary
✏Rockin in Time Book Summary : This well-organized, visually interesting book offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll. "Rockin' in Time" emphasizes several main themes, including the importance of African-American culture in the origins and development of rock music. Tracing rock from its inception--from American blues to the present--this book shows how rock-and-roll has reflected and sometimes changed American and British culture for the last fifty years. Topics covered in this comprehensive history are: the blues and racism; Elvis Presley and rockabilly; Dick Clark and Don Kirshner; the California sound; Bob Dylan; the British invasion; Motown; acid rock; campus unrest and militant blues; the 1970s; punk rock; MTV; Generation X; the rave revolution; hip hop; and nu-metal. An excellent reference work for music industry employees, those employed by radio stations, and those in music and performer-related marketing.
📒Awesome African American Rock And Soul Musicians ✍ David Aretha
✏Awesome African American Rock and Soul Musicians Book Summary : "Read about important African American musicians including: Chuck Berry, Little Richard, James Brown, Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix, and Prince"--Provided by publisher.
📒That Old Time Rock Roll ✍ Richard Aquila
✏That Old time Rock Roll Book Summary : Traces the history of rock music from the Chords to the Beatles, identifies artists of the period, and lists the top songs of each year.
📒Grit Noise And Revolution ✍ David Carson
✏Grit Noise and Revolution Book Summary : ". . . a great blow-by-blow account of an exciting and still-legendary scene." ---Marshall Crenshaw From the early days of John Lee Hooker to the heyday of Motown and beyond, Detroit has enjoyed a long reputation as one of the crucibles of American pop music. In Grit, Noise, and Revolution, David Carson turns the spotlight on those hard-rocking, long-haired musicians-influenced by Detroit's R&B heritage-who ultimately helped change the face of rock 'n' roll. Carson tells the story of some of the great garage-inspired, blue-collar Motor City rock 'n' roll bands that exemplified the Detroit rock sound: The MC5, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, SRC, the Bob Seger System, Ted Nugent and the Amboy Dukes, and Grand Funk Railroad. An indispensable guide for rock aficionados, Grit, Noise, and Revolution features stories of these groundbreaking groups and is the first book to survey Detroit music of the 1960s and 70s-a pivotal era in rock music history.
📒Give My Poor Heart Ease Enhanced Ebook ✍ William Ferris
✏Give My Poor Heart Ease Enhanced Ebook Book Summary : Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the authentic roots of the blues. Now, Give My Poor Heart Ease puts front and center a searing selection of the artistically and emotionally rich voices from this invaluable documentary record. Illustrated with Ferris's photographs of the musicians and their communities and including a CD of original music and a DVD of original film, the book features more than twenty interviews relating frank, dramatic, and engaging narratives about black life and blues music in the heart of the American South. Here are the stories of artists who have long memories and speak eloquently about their lives, blues musicians who represent a wide range of musical traditions--from one-strand instruments, bottle-blowing, and banjo to spirituals, hymns, and prison work chants. Celebrities such as B. B. King and Willie Dixon, along with performers known best in their neighborhoods, express the full range of human and artistic experience--joyful and gritty, raw and painful. In an autobiographical introduction, Ferris reflects on how he fell in love with the vibrant musical culture that was all around him but was considered off limits to a white Mississippian during a troubled era. This magnificent volume illuminates blues music, the broader African American experience, and indeed the history and culture of America itself. The enhanced ebook edition includes: * Almost 2 hours of video clips and interviews scattered throughout the text * An hour of original music, also imbedded throughout the text * Concludes with the full DVD of original film and full CD of original music Watch the video below to see a demonstration of the the features of this enhanced ebook:
📒Belle Of Barnstapoole ✍ William Rhys-Herbert
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📒Block Rockin Beats ✍ DAWN L RICHARDSON
✏Block Rockin Beats Book Summary : Block Rockin' Beats" has tons of cool grooves and fills for the intermediate to advanced drummer. This book reflects recent musical trends by focusing on funky rock, hip hop, jungle and drum 'n' bass influenced patterns for the drum kit. As time marches on, popular music continues to evolve and change. "Block Rockin' Beats" is designed to give the drummer more ideas and tools to help function in a musical environment that was not only influenced by jazz, blues, gospel, country, soul, latin and funk styles – but also shaped by D.J.s, samplers and electronic music. Drummers are often called upon now to replace or ad to programmed drums in the recording studio. for live shows, live drumming might be melded together with electronic elements or D.J.s, or both Rock and popular music are incorporating so many different elements and styles at this point, it's hard to keep track! Update your rhythmic vocabulary with some "Block Rockin' Beats.
📒The Little Black Divorce Book Rockin Your Own World ✍ Kerry Hart
✏The Little Black Divorce Book Rockin Your Own World Book Summary : I love my LBDs-my little black dresses. When I throw one on, I feel fabulous and empowered. No one can bring me down. But then something like divorce enters your life, all that confidence goes right out the window-and that's why I decided to write this book. Just as your other LBD fills you with confidence and optimism, so can my LBD book! I understand what you're going through. I've been there. I want to encourage you to look at divorce differently. Are you sick and tired of feeling so full of sadness, shame or regret every time you even think about divorce? Wouldn't it feel better if you could be divorced and proud? My LBD book explores the many reasons why people stay put-often for all the wrong reasons. Would you rather be controlled ... or be in control? I'm going to show you not only how to create a stronger, healthier life, but why you are absolutely worth it-no matter what it takes. You deserve to be happy and free. It's that simple.
📒Rockin The Rockpile ✍ Jeffrey J. Miller
✏Rockin the Rockpile Book Summary : Rockin' the Rockpile is a complete and comprehensive history of the Buffalo Bills AFL era -- from the first meetings of the "Foolish Club" to the eventual merger with the senior NFL -- and it brings to life the stories of a bygone time that fans regard as Buffalo's golden age of sport. Rockin' the Rockpile resonates with the words of the men who lived it. More than 60 former players, coaches, and administrative staff -- including Ralph Wilson -- shared their thoughts and memories for this book. As this book was intended as a collective memoir of the Buffalo Bills' AFL era, those interviews constitute the foundation upon which this book was written. It offers the average fan a glimpse into the locker room, film room, whirlpool, coach's office, press box, as well as the huddle, to see and hear just what the players and coaches were thinking or saying during a significant game or play. The Buffalo Bills of the 1960s represent a special time in the collective conscience of Buffalonians, a time when their team was twice champion of the renegade American Football League, and when Jack Kemp, Billy Shaw, Cookie Gilchrist, Mike Stratton, Tom Sestak, Elbert Dubenion, Ron McDole, and O.J. Simpson, captured the imagination of an entire community. They were the antithesis of the high-scoring, pass-happy AFL. When high-powered offenses were the main attraction, the Bills competed, and won, with a ball-control offense and a stingy defense. For three consecutive years, Buffalo's defensive unit was the best in the league, and was one of the best throughout the AFL's history. Western New Yorkers loved this team and its successful approach -- the Buffalo Bills mirrored the community they represented.
📒Time Out New York ✍ Editors of Time Out
✏Time Out New York Book Summary : Now in its 20th edition, Time Out New York provides the inside track on the Big Apple in an exhaustive guide with illuminating features and hundreds of independent unbiased venue reviews covering everything from iconic skyscrapers to buzzing neighborhoods. The guide offers an exhaustive overview of everything the city has to offer in terms of tourist attractions, eating and drinking, shopping, clubs and the sights — everything from pizza and bagels to shopping green. Comprehensive coverage of the city's incomparable arts and culture scene makes this an invaluable sourcebook for tourists and natives alike. An extensive month-by-month calendar of events is included. Escapes and excursions within relatively easy reach for day or overnight trips are also included.