By Phill Brown
By Adam Lerner,Wes Anderson
By Stephen Miller
A exact research of the song performed – and its relevance to next well known music.
The early lives and careers of the quartet – the place they have been in 1956.
Relevant social and fiscal components which intended mammoth viewers of youngsters have been keenly searching for a brand new type of tune they can name their very own.
The “reunions” of surviving individuals of the quartet.
The emergence of the tapes, first on bootleg after which on valid CDs.
The genesis of the level convey and its reception – the long-lasting allure of the music.
By Bill Flanagan
Long a collector's merchandise, moment hand copies of Written in My Soul have bought for over 100 money. it's a examine rock & roll heritage from contained in the heads of the folks who made it.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bill Flanagan is govt vp and editorial director of MTV Networks. he's additionally the writer of A&R, New Bedlam, U2 on the finish of the realm, final of the Moe Haircuts, and the unconventional Evening's Empire. Flanagan has written for numerous magazines, together with Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone, undercover agent, and self-esteem Fair.
By David Kootnikoff
Bono is a passionate, articulate superstar who has transcended his function as foreign rock superstar and develop into an efficient political activist. This e-book offers insights into his existence tale and contributions to either pop culture and politics.
• comprises many direct fees from Bono's speeches and interviews that tackle his activism and his existence with U2
• offers a chronology of Bono's existence from his delivery onwards
• features a bibliography of works brought up and different books worthy reading
By Nick Tosches,Federico Corriente Basús
Nacido en Luisiana de una dinastía que se remonta a los primeros colonos -una estirpe de jugadores y bebedores empedernidos-, Jerry Lee Lewis se debatió desde su temprana juventud entre el Espíritu Santo y las tentaciones del demonio; entre l. a. Salvación y el sexo, las drogas y el rock and roll, y fraguó junto con otros muchachos indómitos una de las grandes revoluciones culturales y musicales de Occidente.
Empezó a tocar a los catorce años, cuando descubrió que el piano -que tocaba como un poseso- podía ser un instrumento diabólico y espiritual, y a los veintiuno seizeó «Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On» para l. a. mítica discográfica solar files de Memphis y se convirtió en leyenda. Poco después vendrían l. a. provocadora «Great Balls of Fire», las drogas, el arrebato, los angeles fama desmesurada, el matrimonio con su prima de trece años, los angeles infamia y el escándalo... Y cuando parecía que su carrera estaba acabada, renació como artista state a finales de los 60.
"Fuego eterno" ilumina el alma atormentada de uno de los salvajes más perdurables de los angeles cultura well known y da cuenta de l. a. gran revolución que supuso los angeles eclosión del rock and roll, cuyo estruendo y revulsivo han llegado hasta nuestros días.
By Paula Johanson
This biography information girl Gaga's lifestyles from all angles, documenting her kinfolk heritage; the occasions earlier than and through her meteoric upward thrust to luck as a songwriter, singer, and function artist; her deft use of social media; and her political commentary.
• A timeline of significant occasions in woman Gaga's existence, together with international excursions and several other awards ceremonies
• a number of pictures of girl Gaga appearing and at public appearances
• A bibliography presents offerings for additional reading
By Paul Stanley
NEW YORK TIMES and foreign BESTSELLER
In Face the Music, Paul Stanley—the co-founder and recognized “Starchild” frontman of KISS—reveals for the 1st time the magnificent highs and both superb lows in his existence either in and out the band. Face the song is the surprising, humorous, shrewdpermanent, inspirational tale of 1 of rock’s such a lot enduring icons and the crowd he helped create, outline, and immortalize.
Stanley mixes compelling own revelations and gripping, gritty conflict tales that would shock even the main steadfast member of the KISS military. he's taking us again to his formative years within the Nineteen Fifties and ’60s, a demanding time made extra painful because of a actual deformity. Born with a situation known as microtia, he grew up in part deaf, with just one ear. yet this instilled in him an internal force to achieve the main not going of targets: music.
With never-before-seen images and pictures all through, Stanley’s memoir is an absolutely learned and unflinching portrait of a rock celebrity, a chronicle of the tales at the back of the well-known anthems, the numerous brawls and betrayals, and the entire drama and pyrotechnics off and on the degree. uncooked and confessional, Stanley deals candid insights into his own relationships, and the turbulent dynamics together with his bandmates during the last 4 many years. And nobody comes out unscathed—including Stanley himself.
“People say i used to be courageous to jot down any such revealing booklet, yet I wrote it simply because i wanted to in my view give some thought to my very own existence. i do know each person will see themselves someplace during this ebook, and the place my tale may well take them is why I’m sharing it.” —Paul Stanley
By James Hoag
Legends of Rock & Roll is a chain of small Kindle books every one of which contains a diverse artist from the rock & roll period. This e-book combines 10 artists who have been well known or who begun recording through the decade of the Seventies. The Seventies observed the start of not easy rock and disco. in this decade, many recognized performers obtained their commence. during this 3rd quantity of the Legends of Rock & Roll - The Seventies, is mixed mini-biographies of ten of the best artists of that decade. you will discover the tales of:
Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five
Donna summer season
You can re-live a time whilst our state used to be altering and so used to be the tune that we listened to. get back, with me, to the Seventies.
By Jake Brown