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Hertz, Kellen

Summary: With her recording contract signed, Tenney is set up to make an album, however when her songwriting accomplice and drummer Logan abruptly vanishes, Tenney marvels in the event that she might want to go solo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HER

Jackson, Tiffany D.

Summary: "When legendary R&B artist Korey Fields spots Enchanted Jones at an audition, her dreams of being a famous singer take flight. Until Enchanted wakes up with blood on her hands and zero memory of the previous night. Who killed Korey Fields? Before there was a dead body, Enchanted's dreams had turned into a nightmare. Because behind Korey's charm and star power was a controlling dark side. Now...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JAC

MacCarry, Noel

Summary: Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2017

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Summary: The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures and devotion to her art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry, Voice of Freedom interweaves Anderson's rich life story with this landmark moment in history, exploring fundamental questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VOI

Kennedy, Gerrick

Summary: "A candid exploration of the genius, shame, and celebrity of Whitney Houston a decade after her passing. On February 11, 2012, Whitney Houston was found submerged in the bathtub of her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. In the decade since, the world has mourned her death amid new revelations about her relationship to her Blackness, her sexuality, and her addictions. Didn't We Almost Have It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOUSTON, WHITNEY KEN

Rannells, Andrew

Summary: When Rannells left Nebraska for New York City in 1997, he saw the city as a chance to start over. To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams. Here he shares the drama of failed auditions and behind-the-curtain romances, the heartbreak of losing his father at the height of his struggle, and the exhilaration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RANNELLS, ANDREW RAN

Crawford, Robyn

Summary: Whitney Houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. She exploded on the scene in 1985 with her debut album and spent the next two decades dominating the charts and capturing the hearts of fans around the world. One person was there by her side through it all -- her best friend, Robyn Crawford. Since Whitney's death in 2012, Robyn has stayed out of the limelight and held...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRAWFORD, ROBYN CRA

Hertz, Kellen

Summary: Tenney's manager books her and new drummer Logan to play at Nashville's City Music Festival the same day as she's supposed to perform at her friend Jaya's charity fund-raiser, and Tenney must decide if friendship or her career is more important.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Wilentz, Sean.

Summary: One of America's finest historians shows us how one of the country's greatest and most enduring artists still surprises and moves us after all these years. Growing up in Greenwich Village, Sean Wilentz discovered the music of Bob Dylan as a young teenager; almost half a century later, he revisits Dylan's work with the skills of an eminent American historian as well as the passion of a fan....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DYLAN, BOB WIL

Makino, Aoi

Summary: After that day, she stopped being a girl. In the wake of an assault, Nina Kamiyama, a former idol in the group Pure Club, shuns her femininity and starts dressing as a boy. At high school, she keeps to herself, but fellow student Hikaru Horiuchi realizes who she is. What secrets is she keeping? The shocking drama starts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media LLC. 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 NOT

Szwed, John F.

Summary: "Drawing on a vast amount of new material that has surfaced in the last decade, ... jazz writer John Szwed considers how [Holiday's] life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOLIDAY, BILLIE SZW

Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Parton, Dolly

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "For the first time ever, legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton brings you behind the lyrics of 175 of her songs to reveal the personal stories and vibrant memories that have inspired sixty years of songwriting. Lushly illustrated and told in Dolly's inimitable voice, this rich collection offers an intimate, exclusive look at the colorful life, prolific career, and rags-to-rhinestones...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 921 PAR

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 PARTON, DOLLY PAR

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Summary: A television movie event based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. This once-in-a-lifetime special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat, vividly described in the well-known song of the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

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

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

Hertz, Kellen

Summary: When aspiring songwriter Tenney gets invited to perform at Nashville's famed Bluebird Café, her parents decide she's too young to perform professionally, leaving her future hanging in the balance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Szwed, John F.

Summary: Puslished in celebration of Holiday's centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer's extraordinary musical talent. When Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia's studios in November 1933, it marked the beginning of what is arguably the most remarkable and influential career in twentieth-centruy popular music. Her voice weathered countless shifts in public taste, and new reincarnations...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 HOLIDAY, BILLIE SZW

Novak, Ali

Summary: When her triplet sister Cara is diagnosed with leukemia, eighteen-year-old Stella puts her deams on hold to move home and be with her family, but when she starts spending time with the lead singer of Cara's favorite band, will Stella resent him for taking her attention away from her sister--or will he help Stella find the courage to live her own life?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NOV

Summary: Mitchie Torres is a teen with an amazing voice and a driving ambition to be a pop singer. All she wants is to spend her summer at a prestigious music camp. The camp is expensive, but her mom gets a job as one of Camp Rock's cooks so that Mitchie can attend as long as she helps out in the kitchen between classes. Befriended by fellow camp member Caitlyn, but intimidated by the immensely talented...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: " ... Included here are Peggy's definitive television performance of "Fever" (not seen since its first broadcast 45 years ago), 19 other classic Peggy Lee film and television appearances, interviews and colleagues (including Elvis Presley songwriters Leiber and Stoller), and 30 minutes of bonus material not seen on the original PBS broadcast"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Records 2004

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

Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Creech, Sarah

Summary: "Playing to packed houses while her hit song rushes up the charts, country singer and fiddler Jo Lover is poised to become a one-name Nashville star like her idols, Loretta, Reba, and Dolly. To ensure her success, Jo has carefully crafted her image: a pretty, sassy, down-to-earth girl from small-town Virginia who pours her heart into her songs. But the stage persona she's built is threatened...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CRE

Griffiths, Katie

Summary: The reigning queen of the music industry, Beyonc Knowles has left an indelible mark on the entertainment biz. Since climbing to fame as the lead vocalist of Destiny's Child in the late 1990s, she has built an impressive career as a songwriter, producer, actress, dancer, and philanthropist. Readers will follow Beyonc 's development as an artist and learn about her artistry, philanthropy, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 BEY

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than three octaves. Her incredible talent and string of hit songs earned her the title "the Queen of Soul." This Queen was a multi-Grammy winner and the first female inductee to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB FRANKLIN WEA

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