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📒When The Music S Over ✍ Ross David Burke
✏When the Music s Over Book Summary : An autobiographical novel provides an intimate look inside the schizophrenic mind and describes the narrator's experiences in jail, mental hospitals, and attempting to function in "normal society"
📒The Doors ✍ Chuck Crisafulli
✏The Doors Book Summary : Explores the intellectual and spiritual underpinnings of the songs that made The Doors a legendary rock band.
📒When The Music S Over ✍ Peter Robinson
✏When the Music s Over Book Summary : A baffling murder on a remote country lane puts Alan Banks and his team to the test in the detective’s most intense and gripping case yet—from an author hailed by Louise Penny as “a writer at the top of his game.” With Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot investigating a young woman’s death, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Banks finds himself taking on the coldest of cases: a fifty-year-old assault allegedly per-petrated by beloved celebrity Danny Caxton. Now Caxton stands accused at the center of a media storm, and it’s Banks’s job to discover the shocking truth. As more women step forward with accounts of Caxton’s manipulation, Banks must piece together decades-old evidence—while the investigation leads him down the darkest of paths. . . . Suspenseful, powerful, and surprising, When the Music’s Over is the finest novel to date from one of the foremost suspense writers at work today.
📒When The Music S Over ✍ Robin Denselow
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📒Jim Morrison ✍ Stephen Davis
✏Jim Morrison Book Summary : As the lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison’s searing poetic vision and voracious appetite for sexual, spiritual, and psychedelic experience inflamed the spirit and psyche of a generation. Since his mysterious death in 1971, millions more fans from a new generation have embraced his legacy, as layers of myth have gathered to enshroud the life, career, and true character of the man who was James Douglas Morrison. In Jim Morrison, critically acclaimed journalist Stephen Davis, author of Hammer of the Gods, unmasks Morrison’s constructed personas of the Lizard King and Mr. Mojo Risin’ to reveal a man of fierce intelligence whose own destructive tendencies both fueled his creative ambitions and brought about his downfall. Gathered from dozens of original interviews and investigations of Morrison’s personal journals, Davis has assembled a vivid portrait of a misunderstood genius, tracing the arc of Morrison’s life from his troubled youth to his international stardom, when his drug and alcohol binges, tumultuous sexual affairs, and fractious personal relationships reached a frenzied peak. For the first time, Davis is able to reconstruct Morrison’s last days in Paris to solve one of the greatest mysteries in music history in a shocking final chapter. Compelling and harrowing, intimate and revelatory, Jim Morrison is the definitive biography of the rock idol in snakeskin and leather who defined the 1960s.
📒Media Studies ✍ Philip Rayner
✏Media Studies Book Summary : This text is a comprehensive collection of primary source material for those studying the media at university and pre-university level. Extracts include a range of texts from academic and non-academic works including journalism and writings on film, television and popular culture.
📒The Book Of Love ✍ Cynthia Markovitch
✏The Book of Love Book Summary : The Book of Love is a twisted fairytale about a young girl growing up in America searching for the truth in a world of falsehoods only to discover her real identity.
📒Rock Music In American Popular Culture Iii ✍ Frank Hoffmann
✏Rock Music in American Popular Culture III Book Summary : Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ’n’roll songs that captured the American spirit, mirrored society, and reflected events in our history. Arranged by themes, Rock Music in American Popular Culture III examines a variety of social and cultural topics with related songs, such as: sex and censorship--“Only the Good Die Young” by Billy Joel and “Night Moves” by Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band holiday songs--“Rockin’Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee and “The Christmas Song” by Nat King Cole death--“Leader of the Pack” by The Shangri-Las and “The Unknown Soldier” by The Doors foolish behavior--“When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge and “What Kind of Fool” by Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb jobs and the workplace--“Don’t Stand So Close to Me” by The Police and “Dirty Laundry” by Don Henley military involvements--“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by the Andrews Sisters and “War” by Edwin Starr novelty recordings--“The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley and “Eat It” by Weird Al Yankovic letters and postal images--“P. S. I Love You” by The Beatles and “Return to Sender” by Elvis Presely In addition, a discography and a bibliography after each section give further examples of the themes and resources being discussed, as do extensive lists of print references at the end of the text.
📒When The Music Stops ✍ T C McNulty
✏When the Music Stops Book Summary : It's1940. Americans struggle to escape the economic despair of the Thirties. A gnawing sense of anxiety grips the nation as Europe explodes in conflict. With the 20th Century's most traumatic events as background, When the music stops follows Johnny Miller, a talented musician intent on making the big time; Jean, the beautiful, devious girl who walks into his life to become his obsession; and his cousin, Herman, a naive union organizer. Jean cares for Johnny but desperately desires financial security. Convinced by her false promise to be true, Johnny leaves drab Northeast Pennsylvania to seek fame in glittering New York City. He befriends Jean's sister, Dee, who helps him find work in radio. Intrigued by her husband's efforts to establish a swing band, Johnny is appalled by the couple's abusive relationship. His attempts to distance himself fail as their musical ambitions draw them together. Can they find success before their personal conflicts destroy them? Corrupt bosses lead Herman into illicit activities. The union and Jean's employer are bitter foes in a labor dispute that ends in violence and betrayal. Someone must be punished. Who will it be? Answers come on a December weekend when the music stops with the slash of a knife and an act of unimaginable treachery. Jean and Herman's lives are forever linked. Johnny's world is shattered as history's most devastating war engulfs America.
📒Facing The Music ✍ Huib Schippers
✏Facing the Music Book Summary : Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of 'world music'. Speaking from rich, hands-on experience of more than thirty years at various levels of music education (music in schools, community organizations and professional training courses), Huib Schippers makes a powerful case for the crucial role of learning music in shaping rich and diverse musical environments for the 21st century, both in practical terms and at a conceptual level: "what we hear is the product of what we believe about music." Advocating a contemporary, positive and realistic approach to cultural diversity in music education and transmission, Schippers advocates taking into account and celebrating the natural dynamics of music. He argues that "most music travels remarkably well", and regards every musical act as an expression of the 'here and now', as do many of the musicians and scholars he quotes. In this way, he challenges stifling directives to recreate 'authentic contexts', which in fact constantly change (and have always changed) in the cultures of origin as well. This liberates music educators to seek with integrity appropriate ways of presenting music at all levels of education: in schools, community settings, and professional training. In seven succinct chapters that each approach the issues from a different angle, Schippers gradually unfolds the complexities of learning and teaching music 'out of context' in an accessible manner, and presents a coherent model to approach these, as well as lucid suggestions for translating the resulting ideas in practice. While mapping the various factors that determine all acts of music transmission, he also comes to surprising insights into the nature and preconceptions underlying much formal music education settings across the world, including those focusing on western classical music. Facing the Music provides a rich resource for reflection and practice for all those involved in teaching and learning music, from policy maker to classroom teacher.