Inroducing an exciting new gospel music series of old time Gospel songs, new favorites, exclusive interviews and special moments. Watch as artists talk about more than the music with their story and a song (85 min.) plus bonus preview of the More Than The Music-Life Story videos (30 min).
238 Pages/Seiten - Rare Color & b/w pictures - Seltene Farb & s/w Bilder - Hardback/ Gebunden. Very interesting book on this famous Australian Country Music Artist. Sehr interessantes Buch über diesen bekannten australischen Country Music Künstler.
(2012/MAIOTTI) Autobiography and discography of the Italian Rock & Roll Singer! Written in Italian and English!! 95 pages and the book includes many photographs and everything you need to know about the artist! 21x28 cm, PB.
(2008/Music Mentor) paperback, english, 15.5x23.5 cm, 532 pages, b&w illustrations. Volume 2 contains: 4 - Bootlegs 5 - Chuck Berry on the Radio (transcription discs, concept albums and radio spots) 6 - Rarest Berrys (your guide to the rarest Chuck Berry recordings) 7 - Chuck Berry in the Movies (movie appearances, movie soundtracks featuring Chuck Berry songs) 8 - Chuck Berry on TV (TV appearances, TV movies and series featuring Chuck Berry songs) 9 - Notable Video & DVD Releases (includes bootlegs and other rarities) 10 - International Tours (a huge listing of Chuck Berry´s concert appearances outside the USA from 1956 to the present day) 11 - Songs (Chuck Berry songs in alphabetical order, strange Chuck Berry songs in BMI Files, Berry´s Best) 12 - Achievements & Awards (UK hit singles and albums; UK hit singles and albums; Australian hit singles; Belgian hit singles; Canadian hit singles; French hit tunes; (West) German hit singles; Irish hit singles; Netherlands hit singles; New Zealand hit singles; Norwegian hit singles; Swedish hit singles; gold records; BMI songwriter awards; other awards and honours, postage stamps) 13 - Influence on Other Artists (Chuck Berry-derived stage names, song titles based on Chuck Berry lyrics, album titles based on Chuck Berry lyrics/records, songs with lyrics that mention Chuck Berry, songs with similar lyrics to Chuck Berry songs) 14 - Tributes (testimonials, tribute songs, tribute albums) 15 - Chuck Berry in Print (biographies, books with Berry content of special interest, newspapers and magazines, songbooks) 16 - Roots (songs that inspired Chuck Berry, songs covered by Chuck Berry, Berry and the Blues) 17 - Fan Clubs and Websites 18 - Johnnie Johnson (complete post-Berry sessionography/discography; solo releases; session work and guest appearances; Various Artists releases; videotapes, DVDs and movies) 19 - Eddy Clearwater (complete sessionography/discography; solo releases; session work and guest appearances; Various Artists releases; DVDs).
English, Hardback, 16x24 cm, 224 pages - Complete and detailed session-by-session coverage of their entire recorded work from 1961 to 1995. Each session contains full details of titles and matrix numbers, release numbers, backing musicians (where known), producer/s and composers. All dates, times and locations (where known). In addition to this session information there is - an index of releases, album notes, chart history, television shows and much more. Composer index, musician and general artist index, song title index and bibliography.
English, Paperback, 15x23 cm, 240 pages, discography, rare b&w photos - Born in Bentley, Alberta, Dick Damron grew up as a young rodeo rider and rockabilly singer. He first recorded in the late 1950s at CKRD Red Deer, then blazed a trail to Nashville, recording over 50 singles and 20 albums in Music City since 1961. During the 1970s, Damron became a legend as an ´outlaw´: a wildman on stage, his ´Dick Damron Mystery Tour´ laid waste to many a bar and music hall across North America and Europe. In the 1980s he became the resident country artist at Howard Hughes´ Desert Inn in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo, where he was joined on stage by members of Reba McIntyre´s band, Mickey Gilley´s band, Ray Stevens´ band - even by James Burton (Elvis) and Jeff Cook (Alabama). Voted Canada´s Country Male Vocalist of the Year four times and Country Music Entertainer of the Year in 1985, Dick Damron has also been named Best Foreign Artist in Europe and Texas. The winner of seven BMI Songwriter Awards, his five Number 1 records include Countryfied, which George Hamilton IV took to the Top Ten worldwide. Dick Damron was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Honour in 1994, yet maintains he is merely part of the legend and the legacy of country music. -few copies left!
84 Seiten - Trinity Mirror Sport Media - 2010 - Englisch It´s Congratulations to Sir Cliff Richard, who celebrates his 70th birthday in October. This special publication reflects on his extraordinary showbiz career, which spans 52 years and has featured over 150 singles, 14 number ones, successful films and a record-breaking stage musical. It details his life in the public eye, from rock ´n´ roll beginnings in the late 1950s before he settled into the role of family entertainer, as demonstrated in hit movies ´The Young Ones´ and ´Summer Holiday´. Although he has remained a Bachelor Boy, we look back at the romances in his life, including actress Una Stubbs and former tennis player Sue Barker. Sir Cliff is the only singer to have achieved UK number ones in five different decades and is the biggest-selling singles artist of all time in Britain, with total sales of over 27 million. Packed with rare and unseen images from the magnificent Daily Mirror archive, and featuring Mirror pages, reports and interviews from the past six decades, this special publication will allow his devoted army of fans to relive an incredible career that just goes on and on.
Taschenbuch - 256 - Hillsboro Pr - Englisch ´Nashville was beginning to be felt as a presence in the record industry, not just for its country product, but for R&B as well. I did everything I could to catch the brass ring. I worked at it night and day.´ Ted Jarrett Ted Jarrett has been a central figure in Music City´s rhythm & blues scene since the 1950s, working as a hit songwriter, musician, producer, label chief, artist manager, talent scout, and disc jockey. You Can Make It If You Try provides a fascinating and instructive look at one man´s drive to succeed in the world of music. In rich and frank detail, Jarrett and co-writer Ruth White describe the circumstances under which Jarrett discovered and nurtured top R&B talent. They introduce the numerous musicians, nightclubs, record labels, and radio stations on the scene; and they explain the inspirations behind Jarrett´s best-known songs. Jarrett´s autobiography also offers insightful look into the interaction of white and ´black musical cultures in Nashville, and shares the personal challenges he faced in pursuing a life of music. TED JARRETT is a graduate of Fisk University. His compositions were first recorded by Nashville R&B stars such as Gene Allison, Earl Gaines, and Christine Kittrell, and soon were covered by a wide variety of acts including the Rolling Stones, Webb Pierce, Ruth Brown, and Hank Ballard. Still active at age eighty, Jarrett continues to work as a songwriter, producer, artist manager, and label executive. He is at the heart of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum´s 2004-05 exhibition and Grammy-winning companion CD, Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970. RUTH WHITE, a fifty-year veteran of the music business, has worked in all phases of Nashville´s music industry. A native of Nashville, she majored in music at Ward Belmont College and became a song plugger in 1947. She worked as a copyright administrator for a number of music publishing companies and managed Porter Wagoner Enterprises. After retiring as manager of Reed Music Incorporated´s recording, publishing, booking, and management operations, she began a writing career. She is the author of Every Highway Out of Nashville; Mecklenburg: The Life and Times of a Proud People; and The Original Goober. She is married to country musician and publisher Howard White
Taschenbuch - 294 Seiten - Louisiana State Univ Pr - 2014 - Englisch ´´I credit Huey with opening the door for funk, basically as we know it, in some ridiculously hip way, and putting it in the mainstream of the world´s music´´: –DR. JOHN, 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee ´´Huey ´Piano´ Smith stands tall as one of the major creators of New Orleans rhythm & blues. Drawing on meticulous research, John Wirt tells Smith´s story here in terms of both joyous artistic achievements and grim, demoralizing exploitation. Huey ´Piano´ Smith and the Rocking Pneumonia Blues illuminates the vital role of a great talent in an important chapter in Louisiana music history´: –BEN SANDMEL, author of Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans Huey ´´Piano´´ Smith´s musical legacy stands alongside that of fellow New Orleans legends Dr. John, Fats Domino, Ernie K-Doe, and Allen Toussaint. His 1957 classic, ´´Rocking Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu,´´ made Billboard´s top R&B singles chart, and hundreds of artists including Aerosmith, the Grateful Dead, the Beach Boys, Johnny Riv-ers, and Chubby Checker have recorded his songs. The first biography of the artist responsible for hits ´´Don´t You Just Know It:´ ´´High Blood Pressure:´ and ´´Sea Cruise:´ Huey ´´Piano´´ Smith and the Rocking Pneumonia Blues fol-lows the musician´s extraordinary life from his Depression-era childhood to his teen years as a pianist for blues star Guitar Slim to his mainstream success in the 195os and ´6os. Drawing from extensive interviews and court records, author and journalist John Wirt also provides new insights on Smith´s professional disappointments and financial struggles in the 198os and ´9os as he battled over royalties from his most successful and profitable work. Throughout this intimate account, Wirt details Smith´s significant impact on rock and roll history and underscores both the longevity of his music—which has entertained and inspired for over five decades—and the musician´s personal endurance in the face of hard-ship and opposition. JOHN WIRT has covered music, film, and entertainment for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Daytona Beach News-Journal, and The Advocate´s Baton Rouge and New Orleans editions. Front cover photograph by Michael P. Smith, 0 The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.01o3.1.801 Louisiana State University Press Baton Rouge 70808