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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.7 BRO

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

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

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

Doors

Summary: An in-depth look at the making of the Doors' final album "L.A. woman", featuring interviews with the band, archival footage, and live performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Vision 2012

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

Willis, Ellen.

Contents: Before the flood. Dylan (from Cheetah, 1967) -- The world-class critic. Two soul albums (November 1968) ; The Who sell (July 1969) ; Songs of innocence and experience (February 1970) ; New morning : Dylan revisited (December 1970) ; Breaking the vinyl barrier (July 1971) ; Morrison live (June 1972) ; Elvis Presley? In person? (July 1972) ; Bowie's limitations (October 1972) ; Frankenstein at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.66 WIL

Warner, Alan

Summary: "'An officially approved account of one of the most influential and powerful albums of the 1970s, this brilliant addition to the 33 1/3 series by Scottish novelist Alan Warner will explore in detail the conception, recording and release of the album Tago Mago by Can"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Academic 2015

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

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

Shaw, Philip.

Summary: Described as the perfect fusion of poetry and garage band rock and roll (the original concept was "rock and Rimbaud"), "Horses "belongs as much to the world of literary and cultural criticism as it does to the realm of musicology. While "Horses "pays homage to the record's origins in the nascent New York punk scene, the book's core lies in a detailed analysis of Patti Smith's lyrics and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 2008

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

Gray, Marcus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 782.42 GRA

Hartman, Kent.

Summary: From behind the walls of a handful of well-hidden, unlikely recording studios in the Los Angeles area, legends-in-waiting created masterpiece albums. It was a time of astonishing creativity and unprecedented fame and fortune. It was also a time of unfettered excess that threatened to unravel everything along the way. With access that only a longtime music business insider can provide, Kent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2017

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

Summary: A track-by-track look at the making of the 1973 album; includes rehearsal and demo versions of some selections, interviews with band mambers, and commentary by album engineer Alan Parsons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Vision 2003

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

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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

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

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