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18 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Documentary celebrating the explosion of popular music that came out of LA's Laurel Canyon in the mid-'60s as folk went electric and the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and the Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film includes conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (the Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (the Mamas & the Papas),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties. Gifted, versatile, and possessing the knack for turning a simple tune into something memorable, the Wrecking Crew were the players who turned the Wall of Sound in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Selvin, Joel

Summary: In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 SEL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EVE

McKeen, William

Summary: Los Angeles in the 1960s gave the world some of the greatest music in rock 'n' roll history: "California Dreamin'" by the Mamas and the Papas, "Mr. Tambourine Man" by the Byrds, and "Good Vibrations" by the Beach Boys, a song that magnificently summarized the joy and beauty of the era in three and a half minutes. But there was a dark flip side to the fun fun fun of the music, a nexus between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 MCK

Contents: Out of vogue (the Middle Class) (1:01) -- We're desperate (X) (2:02) -- Disintegration nation (the Flesh Eaters) (1:53) -- A life of crime (the Weirdos) (2:19) -- I'm white and middle class (the Urinals) (0:54) -- I got a right (Iggy and the Stooges) (3:19) -- Forming (the Germs) (3:04) -- Bloodstains (Agent Orange) (1:44) -- Trouble at the cup (Black Randy & the Metrosquad) (1:54) -- Ack ack...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Focuses on the history of musicians of the late 1960s in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Eddy, Chuck.

Summary: "Chuck Eddy is one of the most entertaining, idiosyncratic, influential, and prolific music critics of the past three decades...Rock and Roll Always Forgets features the best, most provocative reviews, interviews, columns, and essays written by this singular critic."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: Disc 1. Fiedler & the Pops in movieland: Somewhere, my love. Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. The shadow of your smile. Theme from Love story. Love theme from Romeo and Juliet. Never on Sunday. The way we were. Gigi. Days of wine and roses. Fiedler & the Pops on Broadway: A pretty girl is like a melody. September song. Seventy-six trombones. The impossible dream. Wunderbar. Tonight. Smoke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Music 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING BOS

Browne, David

Summary: Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands—a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently released music to social networking. Much has been written about the band, but nothing quite as vibrant and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2015

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Collette, Buddy

Summary: Buddy Collette's observations on a life in jazz, particularly on the West Coast, for over a half century.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Issues Records 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA Colle

Contents: Disc 1, On the Strip. Riot on Sunset Strip (the Standells) ; You movin' (the Byrds) ; You I'll be following (Love) ; Dr. Stone (the Leaves) ; Go and say goodbye (Buffalo Springfield) ; Zig zag wanderer (Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band) ; Gentle as it may seem (Iron Butterfly) ; Candy cane madness (Lowell George & the Factory) ; If you want this love (the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK WHE
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC POP/ROCK WHE

Emerson, Ken

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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

Stein, Jean.

Summary: "An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles by the author of the contemporary classic Edie; Jean Stein influenced the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie : American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol 'superstar' Edie Sedgwick. Now, in West of Eden, Stein turns her lens toward the city Sedgwick came from--Los Angeles--and a mythic cast of fortune...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to the beloved institution of libraries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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Summary: "Rush is one of rock's most influential bands. Ranked third in consecutive gold or platinum albums after the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the band enjoys a devoted following by legions around the world and is revered by generations of musicians. Yet, their incredible success story has, up to this point, remained largely untold. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rush Doc Films, Inc. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RUS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: The Beach Boys are one of the most iconic bands in history, having sold over 100 million records worldwide since their formation in the early sixties. This is their definitive story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: EntertainME Group 2013

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Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: A documentary detailing the role that Bob Dylan played in the US Folk Revival in the early 1960s. With brand new interviews from the major players of the New York folk music scene and priceless archival footage, this release is an all-encompassing look at the early stages of Dylan's career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Chrome Dreams Media, Ltd. 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DVD Dylan 2014

Brown, Nacio Herb

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1935

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BEN