Publisher :Chicago Review Press Release Date :2005 ISBN 13:1556525893 Total Pages :354 pages Rating :4.5/5 (556 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt I'm with the Band :
Download or Read book I'm with the Band written by Pamela Des Barres and published by Chicago Review Press. This book was released on 2005 with total page 354 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Foreword by Dave Navarro.
Publisher :Omnibus Press Release Date :2018-04-19 ISBN 13:1787590755 Total Pages :350 pages Rating :4.8/5 (787 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie :
Download or Read book I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie written by Pamela Des Barres and published by Omnibus Press. This book was released on 2018-04-19 with total page 350 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: First published in 1987, New York Times bestseller, I’m With The Band has been reprinted throughout the years, all over the world. This is the stylish, exuberant and sweetly innocent tale of one of the most famous groupies of the 1960s and 70s. Beginning with Pamela Des Barres’ early obsession with Elvis, her own Beatlemania madness, and her fierce determination to meet the musicians who rocked her world, I’m With The Band illuminates the glory days of scintillating encounters with musical gods including Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger and Keith Moon. A girl just wanting to have fun, Des Barres immersed herself in the drugs, danger and ecstasy of the freewheeling 1960s. As a member of The GTOs (Girls Together Outrageously), an all-female group masterminded by Frank Zappa, Des Barres was in the thick of the most revolutionary renaissance in the history of modern popular music. She travelled with Led Zeppelin; lived in sin with Don Johnson; turned down a date with Elvis Presley; and was close friends with Robert Plant, Gram Parsons and Ray Davies. She had affairs with Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Keith Moon, Waylon Jennings, Chris Hillman, Noel Redding, and Jim Morrison, among others. A woman in possession of her own destiny, Des Barres blazed a trail for women’s life-writing, standing up for female voices and experience everywhere. From original diaries, told with great warmth, chutzpah and joie de vivre, this is a frank memoir that wears its heart on its sleeve, and recalls one of rock ’n’ roll’s most thrilling eras. This edition contains new material from the author, including her response to the vitriolic shaming of groupies, and a foreword by Roisin O’Connor, rock journalist and music correspondent for the Independent.
Publisher :NYU Press Release Date :2008-09 ISBN 13:0814740642 Total Pages :201 pages Rating :4.1/5 (814 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Pimps Up, Ho's Down :
Download or Read book Pimps Up, Ho's Down written by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting and published by NYU Press. This book was released on 2008-09 with total page 201 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Five essays address feminist issues relating to the women of the hip-hop generation, covering topics ranging from strip clubs and groupie culture to the idealization of white beauty and light skin color.
Publisher :A&C Black Release Date :2003-03-06 ISBN 13:184714473X Total Pages :833 pages Rating :4.4/5 (847 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 1 :
Download or Read book Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 1 written by John Shepherd and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2003-03-06 with total page 833 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 1 provides an overview of media, industry, and technology and its relationship to popular music. In 500 entries by 130 contributors from around the world, the volume explores the topic in two parts: Part I: Social and Cultural Dimensions, covers the social phenomena of relevance to the practice of popular music and Part II: The Industry, covers all aspects of the popular music industry, such as copyright, instrumental manufacture, management and marketing, record corporations, studios, companies, and labels. Entries include bibliographies, discographies and filmographies, and an extensive index is provided.
Publisher :Skyhorse Release Date :2017-06-06 ISBN 13:1510717684 Total Pages :459 pages Rating :4.1/5 (51 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt So You Think You Know Rock and Roll? :
Download or Read book So You Think You Know Rock and Roll? written by Peter E. Meltzer and published by Skyhorse. This book was released on 2017-06-06 with total page 459 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Rolling Stone magazine recently released its list of the 100 greatest albums in rock music history, a period spanning more than fifty years. Nearly 60 percent of those albums were released in the decade from 1965 to 1975—the golden age of classic rock. This book is a wide-ranging portrait of that transformative and remarkable time, from the dawn of the singer-songwriter era to days before disco. This book is presented in a question-and-answer format, but it is hardly a “trivia” book. It covers such diverse topics as censorship, chart phenomena, album covers, rock groupies, manufactured bands, one-hit wonders, rock festivals, supergroups, novelty songs, and the Beatles. All of the major figures of the ‘60s and ‘70s are here: Cream, CCR, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Simon and Garfunkel, the Who, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Bruce Springsteen, Queen, Neil Young, the Eagles, the Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, Pink Floyd, Billy Joel, Marvin Gaye, David Bowie, James Taylor, Carole King, Aretha Franklin, Lou Reed, Carly Simon, Laura Nyro, and many others. Exhaustively researched, So You Think You Know Rock and Roll? is filled with “I never knew that!” moments on every page.
Publisher :McFarland Release Date :2020-07-31 ISBN 13:1476639736 Total Pages :238 pages Rating :4.7/5 (476 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Supernatural Out of the Box :
Download or Read book Supernatural Out of the Box written by Lisa Macklem and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2020-07-31 with total page 238 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Supernatural is one of the most successful horror TV shows ever, providing fifteen seasons of the adventures of Dean and Sam Winchester as they hunt monsters and save the world. It has nurtured a passionate fan base, which has been far more directly integrated into the show than is typical. Wry and self-aware, Supernatural repeatedly breaks out of the televisual box to acknowledge its fans and its own fictionality. Though there have already been several studies of Supernatural, this volume is the first to focus extensively and intensively on the show's metafictional elements. This essay collection argues that Supernatural is not merely a horror show, but is a show about how horror works as a genre, and how fans interact with their favorite material. From exploring how the show has equated authorship with divinity, to considering its incorporation of fandom and closely reading several key episodes, the essays in this volume seek to examine the multiple layers of textuality found in Supernatural.
Publisher :Omnibus Press Release Date :2015-06-15 ISBN 13:1783236205 Total Pages :304 pages Rating :4.8/5 (783 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in the Alice Cooper Band :
Download or Read book Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in the Alice Cooper Band written by Dennis Dunaway and published by Omnibus Press. This book was released on 2015-06-15 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: When Alice Cooper became the stuff of legend in the early '70s, their shows were monuments of fun and invention. Riding on a string of hits like "I'm 18" and "School's Out," they became America's highest-grossing act, producing four platinum albums and hitting number one on the U.S. and U.K. charts with Billion Dollar Babies in 1973. As teenagers in Phoenix, Dennis Dunaway and lead singer Vince Furnier, who would later change his name to Alice Cooper, formed a hard-knuckles band that played prisons, cowboy bars and teen clubs. Their journey took them from Hollywood to the ferocious Detroit music scene. From struggling for recognition to topping the charts, the Alice Cooper group was entertaining, outrageous, and one-of-a-kind. Dennis Dunaway, the bassist and co-songwriter for the band, tells a story just as over-the-top crazy as their (in)famous shows. Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! is the riveting account of the band's creation in the '60s, strange glory in the '70s, and the legendary characters they met along the way.
Publisher :Heritage Capital Corporation Release Date :2006-08 ISBN 13:9781599670812 Total Pages :484 pages Rating :4.7/5 (67 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Heritage Music and Entertainment Dallas Signature Auction Catalog #634 :
Download or Read book Heritage Music and Entertainment Dallas Signature Auction Catalog #634 written by Ivy Press and published by Heritage Capital Corporation. This book was released on 2006-08 with total page 484 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis:
Publisher :Routledge Release Date :2016-06-10 ISBN 13:1317424611 Total Pages :311 pages Rating :4.1/5 (317 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music :
Download or Read book Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music written by Jacqueline Warwick and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-06-10 with total page 311 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’ voices are more prominent than ever in popular music culture, the specific sonic character of the young female voice is routinely denied authority. Decades old clichés of girls as frivolous, silly, and deserving of contempt prevail in mainstream popular image and sound. Nevertheless, girls find ways to raise their voices and make themselves heard. This volume explores the contemporary girl’s voice to illuminate the way ideals of girlhood are historically specific, and the way adults frame and construct girlhood to both valorize and vilify girls and women. Interrogating popular music, childhood, and gender, it analyzes the history of the all-girl band from the Runaways to the present; the changing anatomy of a girl’s voice throughout adolescence; girl’s participatory culture via youtube and rock camps, and representations of the girl’s voice in other media like audiobooks, film, and television. Essays consider girl performers like Jackie Evancho and Lorde, and all-girl bands like Sleater Kinney, The Slits and Warpaint, as well as performative 'girlishness' in the voices of female vocalists like Joni Mitchell, Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Kathleen Hanna, and Rebecca Black. Participating in girl studies within and beyond the field of music, this book unites scholarly perspectives from disciplines such as musicology, ethnomusicology, comparative literature, women’s and gender studies, media studies, and education to investigate the importance of girls’ voices in popular music, and to help unravel the complexities bound up in music and girlhood in the contemporary contexts of North America and the United Kingdom.
Publisher :Wesleyan University Press Release Date :2013-09-01 ISBN 13:0819574430 Total Pages :336 pages Rating :4.1/5 (819 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Empire of Dirt :
Download or Read book Empire of Dirt written by Wendy Fonarow and published by Wesleyan University Press. This book was released on 2013-09-01 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Britain is widely considered the cradle of independent music culture. Bands like Radiohead and Belle and Sebastian, which epitomize indie music's sounds and attitudes, have spawned worldwide fanbases. This in-depth study of the British independent music scene explores how the behavior of fans, artists, and music industry professionals produce a community with a specific aesthetic based on moral values. Author Wendy Fonarow, a scholar with years of experience in the various sectors of the indie music scene, examines the indie music “gig” as a ritual in which all participants are actively involved. This ritual allows participants to play with cultural norms regarding appropriate behavior, especially in the domains of sex and creativity. Her investigation uncovers the motivations of audience members when they first enter the community and how their positions change over time so that the gig functions for most members as a rite of passage. Empire of Dirt sheds new light on music, gender roles, emotion, subjectivity, embodiment, and authenticity.
Publisher :Routledge Release Date :2013-12-17 ISBN 13:1135012210 Total Pages :444 pages Rating :4.3/5 (135 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt The Routledge Companion to Arts Marketing :
Download or Read book The Routledge Companion to Arts Marketing written by Daragh O'Reilly and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-12-17 with total page 444 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: The relationship between the arts and marketing has been growing ever more complex, as the proliferation of new technologies and social media has opened up new forms of communication. This book covers the broad and involved relationship between the arts and marketing. It frames "arts marketing" in the context of wider, related issues, such as the creative and cultural industries, cultural policy and arts funding, developments in the different art forms and the impact of environmental forces on arts business models and markets. The Routledge Companion to Arts Marketing provides a comprehensive, up-to-date reference guide that incorporates current analyses of arts marketing topics by leaders of academic research in the field. As such, it will be a key resource for the next generation of arts marketing scholars and teachers and will constitute the single most authoritative guide on the subject internationally.
Publisher :Springer Release Date :2016-11-04 ISBN 13:113755441X Total Pages :184 pages Rating :4.3/5 (137 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Gender, Metal and the Media :
Download or Read book Gender, Metal and the Media written by Rosemary Lucy Hill and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-11-04 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: This book is a timely examination of the tension between being a rock music fan and being a woman. From the media representation of women rock fans as groupies to the widely held belief that hard rock and metal is masculine music, being a music fan is an experience shaped by gender. Through a lively discussion of the idealised imaginary community created in the media and interviews with women fans in the UK, Rosemary Lucy Hill grapples with the controversial topics of groupies, sexism and male dominance in metal. She challenges the claim that the genre is inherently masculine, arguing that musical pleasure is much more sophisticated than simplistic enjoyments of aggression, violence and virtuosity. Listening to women’s experiences, she maintains, enables new thinking about hard rock and metal music, and about what it is like to be a women fan in a sexist environment.
Publisher :Simon and Schuster Release Date :2000-02-14 ISBN 13:0684867869 Total Pages :272 pages Rating :4.8/5 (684 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt The Dangerous Passion :
Download or Read book The Dangerous Passion written by David M. Buss and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2000-02-14 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Why do men and women cheat on each other? How do men really feel when their partners have sex with other men? What worries women more -- men who turn to other women for love or men who simply want sexual variety in their lives? Can the jealousy husbands and wives experience over real or imagined infidelities be cured? Should it be? In this surprising and engaging exploration of men's and women's darker passions, David Buss, acclaimed author of The Evolution of Desire, reveals that both men and women are actually designed for jealousy. Drawing on experiments, surveys, and interviews conducted in thirty-seven countries on six continents, as well as insights from recent discoveries in biology, anthropology, and psychology, Buss discovers that the evolutionary origins of our sexual desires still shape our passions today. According to Buss, more men than women want to have sex with multiple partners. Furthermore, women who cheat on their husbands do so when they are most likely to conceive, but have sex with their spouses when they are least likely to conceive. These findings show that evolutionary tendencies to acquire better genes through different partners still lurk beneath modern sexual behavior. To counteract these desires to stray -- and to strengthen the bonds between partners -- jealousy evolved as an early detection system of infidelity in the ancient and mysterious ritual of mating. Buss takes us on a fascinating journey through many cultures, from pre-historic to the present, to show the profound evolutionary effect jealousy has had on all of us. Only with a healthy balance of jealousy and trust can we be certain of a mate's commitment, devotion, and true love.
Publisher :Voyageur Press (MN) Release Date :2015-11-09 ISBN 13:0760349320 Total Pages :307 pages Rating :4.6/5 (76 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin, 2nd Edition :
Download or Read book Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin, 2nd Edition written by Jon Bream and published by Voyageur Press (MN). This book was released on 2015-11-09 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: One edition couldn't hold the rocking power of Zeppelin. This larger than life title is packed with 300+ awesome photos and interviews with legends.
Publisher :Transit Lounge Release Date :2017-05-01 ISBN 13:0995359539 Total Pages :288 pages Rating :4.9/5 (995 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt My Idol Years :
Download or Read book My Idol Years written by Mark Holden and published by Transit Lounge . This book was released on 2017-05-01 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: From Carnation Kid and early pop stardom to LA songsmith and actor to producer and manager to Idol judge to barrister, Mark Holden's memoir is always startlingly honest, a unique portrait of the music and TV industries, of family and ageing in the public eye.In 2006 Mark had a premonition that 2007 was going to be his last year on Australian Idol and kept a revealing record of what happened behind the scenes. That diary provides a central thread in this hugely entertaining portrait of his rollercoaster life. Yet My Idol Years covers it all, including growing up in Adelaide, the Countdown years, and the wild side of making music and living in Los Angeles in the 1980s. It is a funny, warm and generous book full of stories about personalities including Elton John, David Hasselhoff, Molly Meldrum, John Paul Young, and of course his fellow Idol presenters. Mark also tells the story behind the Bobo the Clown incident on Dancing with the Stars, something that caused a media sensation at the time. But in what is arguably one the most candid memoirs in recent times, Mark isn't afraid to reveal his own vulnerabilities, failings and challenges, as well as the triumphs. Ultimately My Idol Years is a touchdown, both a celebration of the music and the entertainment worlds and a moving testament to the value of family, friends and the many lessons learned along the way.
Publisher :Hal Leonard Corporation Release Date :2002-10-01 ISBN 13:1617744948 Total Pages :176 pages Rating :4.1/5 (617 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Rock and Roll Doctor :
Download or Read book Rock and Roll Doctor written by Mark Brend and published by Hal Leonard Corporation. This book was released on 2002-10-01 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: ROCK & ROLL DOCTOR - THE MUSIC OF LOWELL GEORGE AND LITTLE FEAT SOF
Publisher :Abrams Release Date :2019-06-04 ISBN 13:1683357620 Total Pages :320 pages Rating :4.8/5 (683 users download) GO BOOK!
Summary Book and excerpt Soulless :
Download or Read book Soulless written by Jim DeRogatis and published by Abrams. This book was released on 2019-06-04 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: The essential account of R. Kelly’s actions and their consequences, a reckoning two decades in the making In November 2000, Chicago journalist and music critic Jim DeRogatis received an anonymous fax that alleged R. Kelly had a problem with “young girls.” Weeks later, DeRogatis broke the shocking story, publishing allegations that the R&B superstar and local hero had groomed girls, sexually abused them, and paid them off. DeRogatis thought his work would have an impact. Instead, Kelly’s career flourished. No one seemed to care: not the music industry, not the culture at large, not the parents of numerous other young girls. But for more than eighteen years, DeRogatis stayed on the story. He was the one who was given the disturbing videotape that led to Kelly’s 2008 child pornography trial, the one whose window was shot out, and the one whom women trusted to tell their stories—of a meeting with the superstar at a classroom, a mall, a concert, or a McDonald’s that forever warped the course of their lives. Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly is DeRogatis’s masterpiece, a work of tenacious journalism and powerful cultural criticism. It tells the story of Kelly’s career, DeRogatis’s investigations, and the world in which the two crossed paths, and brings the story up to the moment when things finally seem to have changed. Decades in the making, this is an outrageous, darkly riveting account of the life and actions of R. Kelly, and their horrible impact on dozens of girls, by the only person to tell it.