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A House on Fire

The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul

by John A. Jackson

<p>&quot;If You Don't Know Me By Now,&quot; &quot;The Love I Lost,&quot; &quot;The Soul Train Theme,&quot; &quot;Then Came You,&quot; &quot;Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now&quot;--the distinctive music that became known as Philly Soul dominated the pop ...

ISBN: 9780190287658

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Angel Standing By

The Story of Jewel

by P. J. McFarland

<p>&quot;There really aren't mistakes. Be very adventurous and brave in your life. Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous--there's really nothing to lose. There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kind to yourself. . . There are no ...

ISBN: 9781250092557

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Aretha

The Queen of Soul—A Life in Photographs

by Meredith Ochs

<p>**This **<strong>beautifully illustrated unofficial retrospective celebrates the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and reflects on her life, music, and legacy.</strong><br />  <br /> Aretha Franklin’s voice was legendary, unforgettable: ...

ISBN: 9781454934721

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Blues: A Regional Experience

by Eric S. LeBlanc & Bob L. Eagle

<p>A melding of many types of music such as ragtime, spiritual, jug band, and other influences came together in what we now call the blues. <em>Blues: A Regional Experience</em> is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference book of blues ...

ISBN: 9780313344244

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Doo-Wop Acappella

A Story of Street Corners, Echoes, and Three-Part Harmonies

by Lawrence Pitilli

<p>In <em>Doo-Wop Acappella: A Story of Street Corners, Echoes, and Three-Part Harmonies</em>, scholar and musician Lawrence Pitilli details this too-little-explored area of 1950’s - early 60’s American culture. As Kenny Vance and the Planotones

ISBN: 9781442244306

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Got to Be Something Here

The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound

by Andrea Swensson

<p>Beginning in the year of Prince’s birth, 1958, with the recording of Minnesota’s first R&amp;B record by a North Minneapolis band called the Big Ms, <em>Got to Be Something Here</em> traces the rise of that distinctive sound through two ...

ISBN: 9781452956367

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Heart Full of Soul

An Inspirational Memoir About Finding Your Voice and Finding Your Way

by Taylor Hicks & David Wild

<p>With a Bible belt twang and a shock of gray hair, American Idol winner Hicks resembles nothing less than the other tweeny pop stars churned out by the television megahit. In this inspirational autobiography, Hicks reveals that, before ...

ISBN: 9781938402616

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I Hear a Symphony

Motown and Crossover R&B

by Andrew Flory

<p><em>I Hear a Symphony</em> opens new territory in the study of Motown’s legacy, arguing that the music of Motown was indelibly shaped by the ideals of Detroit’s postwar black middle class; that Motown’s creative personnel participated in an ...

ISBN: 9780472122875

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Keep A Knockin'

The Story of a Legendary Drummer

by Charles Conner & Ziv Biton

<p>This book is loaded with untold stories about drummer Charles Connor and his road into Rock 'n' Roll history. Playing with legends like Roy “Professor Longhair” Byrd, Smiley Lewis, Guitar Slim, Jack Dupree then Shirley and Lee was just his ...

ISBN: 9781634432641

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Legends of Soul: James Brown

by James Hoag

<p>You&apos;ve seen the movie, now get the rest of the story.</p><p>This book is about the music.</p><p>James Brown has had more of an influence on the music we listen to today than almost anyone else. He grew up in abject poverty, a black man ...

ISBN: 9781311642882

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Legends of Soul: Ray Charles

by James Hoag

<p>Welcome to Volume 2 in the Legends of Soul series.</p><p>If you have read any of The Legends of Rock & Roll series, this is similar, except I am spotlighting artists who perform primarily in the genre of Soul<br />music.</p><p>This is really ...

ISBN: 9781311660381

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Piano Playbook: Blues & Soul

by Wise Publications

<p><strong>Piano Playbook: Blues &amp; Soul</strong> includes superb new piano arrangements of 45 blues and soul classics, complete with vocal line and guitar chords, designed for intermediate to advanced players.</p> <p>These songs have been ...

ISBN: 9781783236893

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Recollections: The Motown Sound By The People Who Made It

by Jack Ryan

<p data-version='1.1'>Motown as we remember it: The music, the stars, the storys and the pure fun.  See all the artists and the people behind the scenes who made Motown a legend in the world of music.  The Supremes, The Temptations, Martha and ...

ISBN: 9780914303039

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Say It One Time For The Brokenhearted

Country Soul In The American South

by Barney Hoskyns

<p><em>Say It One Time for the Brokenhearted</em> was the first of many titles by renowned UK music journalist Barney Hoskyns. Thirty years after its publication he revisited the modern-day classic for this revised and expanded anniversary ...

ISBN: 9781947026148

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Soul Serenade

Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl

by Rashod Ollison

<p><strong>A coming-of-age memoir about a young boy in rural Arkansas who searches for himself and his distant father through soul music</strong></p> <p>Growing up in rural Arkansas, young Rashod Ollison turned to music to make sense of his ...

ISBN: 9780807057537

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Terminated for Reasons of Taste

Other Ways to Hear Essential and Inessential Music

by Chuck Eddy

<p>In <em>Terminated for Reasons of Taste</em>, veteran rock critic Chuck Eddy writes that &quot;rock'n'roll history is written by the winners. Which stinks, because the losers have always played a big role in keeping rock interesting.&quot; ...

ISBN: 9780822373896

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The Bbsat's Level Ii : Baby Boomers Soul Aptitude Test

Baby Boomers Soul Aptitude Test

by Anthony C. Davis

<p>OK, break out your microphones (or hair brushes) and start singing to these test and quizzes. For this second level of the test we have included 100 main questions, over twenty smaller quizzes, that are broken into categories like ; songs ...

ISBN: 9781469198231

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The Beatles: Music Roots (PVG)

by Wise Publications

<p><strong>The Beatles: Music Roots</strong> delves into the influences behind the Fab Four’s early hits, analysing and teaching you to play the songs that Lennon and McCartney learned, played and loved. Each song is arranged for piano, voice ...

ISBN: 9781783239818

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The Girls Can't Help It

Pop Gallery eBooks, #12

by Marc Platt

<p data-version="1.1"><strong>“The Girls Can’t Help It” (Includes Video Notebooks at the End of the Manuscript)</strong><br/>There has been a rich history of Girl Groups in the American and world culture for decades. The music has been written ...

ISBN: 9781516367948

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The Little Black Songbook: Soul

by Wise Publications

<p><strong>The Little Black Songbook</strong> returns with the ultimate collection of <strong>soul</strong> hits from the all-time masters. Presented in chord songbook format, this collection features Guitar chords, diagrams and complete ...

ISBN: 9781783239450

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