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Thompson, Richard

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Summary: "A revealing look at the early years of Richard Thompson, one of the world's most influential guitarists and songwriters, following the formation of his band Fairport Convention, his revival of British folk traditions, and his journey through Sufism-all before the age of 26"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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Summary: The musical group Sex Pistols was in existence for only 26 months and recorded only one album, yet they changed the face of music forever. This shocking portrait of arguably the most influential and certainly the most notorious rock group of all time documents their rise from the back streets of London, through their crucifixion by the British tabloids and ultimate implosion on tour in America....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FIL

Edwards, Terry

Summary: "One Step Beyond" isn't the best album in the world it's not even the best album by Madness. It is, however, a great record and an exceptional debut album -fully formed despite half the band still being in their teens and it remains as exhilarating, inspiring and as much fun as when people first heard it nearly 30 years ago. Through extensive interviews with the band, as well as producers Clive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 EDW

Shah, Rubika

Summary: Examines the Rock Against Racism movement that was formed in the United Kingdom in 1976 in response to racism, fascism, and the National Front, featuring footage from the concert in Victoria Park in April 1978.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement Llc 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC WHI

Summary: Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk, they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC EVE

Summary: "Small Faces were one of the most influential rock groups of the sixties. This first official retrospective features 27 complete performances filmed between 1965 and 1968, including nine songs from their legendary masterpiece Ogden's Nut Gone Flake. Archival interviews with Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane, along with new interviews with Ian McLagen and Kenney Jones, tell the fascinating story of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BRI

Summary: "During the mid-sixties, Herman's Hermits were second only to the Beatles in terms of record sales. This is the first official Herman's Hermits retrospective and features 22 complete performances filmed from 1965 to 1969. Also included are new interviews with Peter Noone and other members of the original group that celebrate one of the most underrated bands of the British Invasion."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BRI

Gould, Jonathan

Summary: A cultural and musical history of the 1960s in Britain and America captures the pulse of the era through the music of the Beatles, critically analyzing why the group became a trans-Atlantic phenomenon while discussing the evolution of the group's music.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.4216 GOU

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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Contents: Jazz Fest: the first 50 years / by Keith Spera -- Heritage, craft, and culture / by Rachel Lyons -- Quint Davis and Jazz Fest / by Karen Celestan -- Food fête / by Rachel Lyons -- The music and musicians of the New Orleans Jazz Festival / by Robert H. Cataliotti -- Off the stage, around the grounds / by Rachel Lyons.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Summary: This documentary combines interviews with musicians, writers, colleagues, collaborators and friends of Brian Eno with archival footage, performance and studio film to chronicle the evolution of Eno's career from rock musician with the group Roxy Music to innovative composer of ambient music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sexy Intellectual 2010

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Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
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Mumford & Sons (Musical group)

Summary: The eagerly anticipated debut album from British folk-indie quartet Mumford & Sons features the single Little Lion Man. This CD is full of beautiful harmonies and rollicking banjo chords.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MUM

Young, Rob

Summary: In the late 1960s, with popular culture hurtling forward on the sounds of rock music, some brave musicians looked back instead, trying to recover the lost treasures of English roots music and update them for the new age. Young shows, through enchanting storytelling and brilliant commentary, that this revival in England inspired the Beatles and Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Traffic, Kate Bush and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.62 YOU

Summary: A documentary film that covers the years that the future members of Led Zep were struggling in the session studios and amateur band scenes of the 1960s, moving through the modest success of outfits like The Yardbirds and Band Of Joy and culminating in Led Zeppelin's first two albums as a band verging on huge global domination.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LED

Asher, Peter

Summary: A legendary record producer and performer takes readers on an alphabetical journey of insights into the music of the Beatles and individual reminiscences of John, Paul, George, and Ringo. Peter Asher met the Beatles in the spring of 1963, the start of a lifelong association with the band and its members. He had a front-row seat as they elevated pop music into an art form, and he was present at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 ASH

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Chapman, Michael

Contents: It's too late -- After all this time -- Vanity & pride -- Eleuthera -- Bluesman -- Full bottle, empty heart -- Truck song -- Caddo Lake -- Hell to pay -- Youth is wasted on the young -- Bon ton roolay.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK CHA

Summary: From the Publisher: Ivan H. Walton was a pioneering folklorist who collected the songs and stories of aging sailors living along the shores of the Great Lakes in the 1930s. His collection is unique in the annals of Great Lakes folklore. It began as a search for songs but broadened into a collection of weather signs, shipboard beliefs, greenhorn tales, and stories of the intense rivalry between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 WAL

Summary: "From rock's backpages, the online library of rock and roll. Comes this anthology of timeless rock writing from the good to the bad to the plain ugly. The sound and the fury spans four decades and comes at rock and roll from all angles, among the pieces ..."--BOOK JACKET.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 SOU

Dayal, Geeta.

Summary: The serene, delicate songs on Another Green World sound practically meditative, but the album itself was an experiment fueled by adrenaline, panic, and pure faith. It was the first Brian Eno album to be composed almost completely in the confines of a recording studio, over a scant few months in the summer of 1975. The album was a proof of concept for Eno's budding ideas of "the studio as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.33 DAY

Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

Gray, Marcus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 GRA

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