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Sager, Carole Bayer

Summary: "A frank personal account by the Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter traces the story of her life in and out of the recording studio, from her formative relationships to her collaborations with some of today's leading composers and music artists,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAGER, CAROLE BAYER SAG

Sager, Carole Bayer.

Summary: "In this memoir, Carole Bayer Sager tells the surprisingly frank and darkly humorous story of a woman whose sometimes crippling fears and devastating relationships inspired many of the songs she would ultimately write. She gives a deeply personal account of how love and heartbreak made her the woman, and the writer, she is"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 782.421 SAG

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 SAGER, CAROLE BAYER SAG

Summary: The documentary of the life and career of Leonard Cohen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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16 holds on 12 copies

Summary: Jack Malik was just another struggling songwriter... but that was yesterday. After a mysterious blackout, Jack discovers he is the only person on earth who remembers The Beatles! As he rockets to fame by passing off the Fab Four's songs as his own, Jack risks losing Ellie--the one person who has loved him and believed in him from the start. Before the door to his old life closes forever, Jack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD YES

Summary: Doc's story is brought to life through interviews with a colorful array of celebrated musicians, family members, writers, and fans; a vast collection of never-before-seen archival photos and footage, including captivating filmed and audio-taped interviews with Doc; and above all the brilliant, jubilant, and evocative music Doc performed, wrote, and inspired.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS NIG

Emerson, Ken

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 EME

Summary: The life and work of Leonard Cohen is celebrated in Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man. The documentary also includes performances and interviews by artists that Cohen has inspired including U2, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker, Rufus Wainwright, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2006

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Summary: Alex Fletcher is a washed-up 80s pop star who has been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit of county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning pop diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her. The only problem is that Alex has not written a song in years, he has never written lyrics, and what's worse, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MUS

Summary: One of America's greatest performers, Bobby Darin lived a rags-to-riches life. He worked his way from shady nightclubs to his dream destination, the Copacabana, where he wowed the crowds with his songs. He was a marvel at singing, songwriting and performing - stealing the hearts of fans everywhere despite the suffering in his own heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BEY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEY

Summary: An aspiring singer/songwriter sees his life and marriage suffer when the song he writes for his wife turns him into a star.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter. 0000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD So

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Journey Pub. Co. 1996

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

Summary: Struggling songwriter Dave Seville opens his home to a talented trio of chipmunks named Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. When they become overnight music sensations, a greedy record producer tries to exploit the 'boys.' Now Dave must use a little human ingenuity and a lot of 'munk mischief to get his furry family back before it's too late.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD A

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Alvin 2008

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A reimagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: A collection of 101 stories written by famous songwriters about the genesis of their hit songs and their personal stories, often never before told, about the lyrics for their award-winning hit songs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 782.42 CAN

Summary: Admired and praised by the likes of Irving Berlin and Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer has been described as 'one of our great folk poets' and 'the most perfect American lyricist.' Throughout his extraordinary career, he collaborated with hundreds of composers to write legendary movie songs such as 'Hooray for Hollywood,' 'Jeepers Creepers', and 'Moon River.' Mercer then went on to co-found Capitol...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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

Kramer, Barbara

Summary: Lin-Manuel Miranda brought hip-hop to Broadway with his popular musical Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda introduces readers to this award-winning writer and his creative process. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIR

Thompson, Linda

Summary: Songwriter and actress Linda Thompson breaks her silence for the first time to share the extraordinary story of her life, career, and her epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, modern American superstars--Elvis Presley and Bruce Jenner. Contains lyrics to many of her songs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMPSON, LINDA THO