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|Author||: David P. Szatmary,Lynsay Ripley|
|Editor||: Pearson Education Canada|
Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MySearchLab by searching for ISBN 10: 020596480X / ISBN 13: 9780205964802. David Szatmary and Lynsay Ripley's Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll, First Canadian Edition explores the history of rock music within broad social and cultural settings, and its impact on society, with an emphasis on Canada. The text highlights the role that specific Canadian artists, songs, venues and issues have played in the social history of rock-and-roll within and beyond Canada’s borders. Among the many Canadian artists discussed in this context are Ronnie Hawkins, The Guess Who, Ashley MacIsaac and Broken Social Scene.
|Author||: Jim Hurcomb|
The music world exploded into Technicolor on February 9, 1964, when the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and ignited the music phenomenon dubbed “The British Invasion”. In the weeks and months to come, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Ottawa teenagers put away their hockey sticks and picked up guitars, starting up bands in basements and garages, with visions of screaming girls and stardom dancing in their heads. For some, that dream came true, in packed High School Gymnasiums, Church basements, bowling alleys and every other venue they could find. Groups were working three or four nights a week on both sides of the Ottawa River. The Esquires, The Staccatos, The Townsmen, Don Norman and the Other Four and many others cut records that were as good as anything coming out of Britain or the States. DJ's Gord Atkinson, Nelson Davis and Al "Pussycat" Pascal make them stars by playing their records. Sandy Gardiner followed their exploits in his weekly "teen" column in the Ottawa Journal, and we checked out the weekly "Swing Set" to get the lowdown on the newest groups. From the day Elvis Presley came to town in 1957, to the release of The Five Man Electrical Band’s mega-hit “Signs”, we relive those memories with the bands, the clubs, the concerts and the colorful cast of characters who made it happen. Pull back the curtain on the magic of "Ottawa’s Golden Age of Rock and Roll”,
|Author||: Naomi Kleinberg|
|Editor||: Random House Books for Young Readers|
Elmo and his friends play a song on different musical instruments, including the guitar, the drums, the keyboard, and the tambourine.
|Author||: David P. Szatmary|
|Editor||: Schirmer Trade Books|
A Time to Rock traces the development through the key players, movers, and shakers in rock and roll. It is a thoughtful and thought provoking look at rock and how it affects and is affected by the social trends of its time
|Author||: Wednesday Kirwan|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Rock out with Baby in this playful board book that showcases various animals and their favorite musical styles! The skunk loves punk… The weasel likes to pop… But who loves to rock? Humorous text and colorful illustrations fill the jammin’ pages of Baby Loves to Rock! Rife with funny puns and rhymes about a variety of comical animals enjoying different genres of music, this board book is sure to delight music fans of all ages.
|Author||: Jim Hurcomb|
In his first book “Rockin’ on the Rideau: Ottawa’s Golden Age of Rock and Roll”, veteran Ottawa broadcaster and musicologist Jim Hurcomb pulled back the curtain on the first 15 years of Rock and Roll in Ottawa, from 1955-1970. That fascinating story continues in “Rockin’ on the Rideau 2: The 70’s”. It was the decade when Ottawa welcomed some of the biggest bands in the world to town, including Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Queen, Kiss, David Bowie and many, many others. Rock FM radio arrived in Ottawa, and Geoff Winter, Brian Murphy, Shelly Hartman and Delmer and Cecil on CHEZ 106 became household names. We lined up to get into Barrymore’s and the Black Swan, and travelled across the river to enjoy Red Hot and Larkspur at The Ottawa House or the legendary Chaud, run by the mighty Gerry Barber. Midnight showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Towne Cinema were wild, boisterous parties, and Punk Rock burst on the scene when The Rotter’s Club opened on Bank Street. And, of course, we had the great local bands: Octavian, The Cooper Brothers, Heaven’s Radio, Avalon, The Action, Tokyo Rose and Bolt Upright and the Erections, to name a few. Relive the best days and nights of your lives, with “Rockin’ On The Rideau 2: The 70’s".
|Author||: Jennifer Chance|
“Jennifer Chance’s Rock It is perfect for those of us who like our books the way we like our rockers: smart, sexy, sweet, and a damn good time!”—Lexi Ryan, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Unbreak Me Jennifer Chance unleashes her hot new series with the tale of a smoldering rock star and the fangirl who catches his eye—and finds herself living out her wildest dreams. Lacey Dawes is a total pro at the talent agency where she works, and it doesn’t hurt that IMO Worldwide Media represents Dante Falcone. The rock god has starred in her fantasies since she was sixteen—and remains her secret crush to this day. So when Dante picks her to be the interim manager on his Dream It tour, Lacey can’t believe her luck. Handling Dante is sure to be the most exquisite, spine-tingling, nerve-wracking mix of business and pleasure ever. Although Dante is grateful for the adoring fans who scream for one more of his full-throttle, soul-searing songs, being surrounded by a cadre of corporate types backstage is wearing thin. Then Lacey shows up. Yeah, she’s organized, smart, quick to get him what he wants before he knows he wants it—but Dante senses there’s something else going on with sweet, sexy Lacey. One kiss tells him what that “something” might be . . . and makes him hungry for more. Praise for Rock It “An amazing cast of characters, strong writing, a plot that most women have dreamed of at some time in their life, and all the sexiness that comes with a rock and roll hero make Rock It by Jennifer Chance a chart topper worthy of a Grammy!”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews “Rock It totally delivered. . . . The chemistry between Dante and Lacey is totally scrumptious! I am looking forward to more in this series and to see where Jennifer [Chance] takes us!”—Read-Love-Blog “Exhilarating and captivating; a book I couldn't put down! . . . I look forward to reading more books by Ms. Chance. Rock It is a must- read!”—Miss Book Lovers “A true feel-good romance novel, with some hot and steamy sex scenes.”—Cocktails and Books “This book has a great story line. It’s funny and sad and it’s full of rock star goodness!”—Hines and Bigham’s Literary Tryst “Rock It is fun, escapist romance.”—The Reading Date “I had no idea what to expect out of my first romance with a rock star. I am extremely happy to report I love rockers! . . . This is a . . . fun, get-out-of-reality read and I’m looking forward to the next book in the series.”—My Para Hangover Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
|Author||: Colin Escott,Martin Hawkins|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Griffin|
Memphis, Tennessee. The early 1950s. The Mississippi rolls by, and there's a train in the night. Down on Beale Street there's hard-edged blues, on the outskirts of town they're pickin' hillbilly boogie. At Sam Phillips' Sun Records studio on Union Avenue, there's something different going on. "Shake it, baby, shake it!" "Go, cat, go!" "We're gonna rock..." This is where rock 'n' roll was born-the record company that launched Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Carl Perkins. The label that brought the world, "Blue Suede Shoes," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Breathless," "I Walk the Line," "Mystery Train," "Baby, Let's Play House,' "Good Rockin' Tonight." Good Rockin Tonight is the history, in words and over 240 photographs, of Sam Phillips' legendary storefront studio, from the early days with primal blues artists like Howlin' Wolf and B.B. King to the long nights in the studio with Elvis and Jerry Lee. As colorful and energetic as the music itself, it's a one-of-a-kind book for anyone who wants to know where it all started.
|Author||: Benjamin Darling|
REVISED AND EXPANDED! Author, Benjamin Darling, revisits his favorite subject, Led Zeppelin. in the newly revised Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Led Zeppelin. The book has been completely redesigned, with more quotes from band members, expanded song lyrics, glorious new illustrations, and the full text of every song featured in the book is provided at the back of the book. Expanding on the original, the revised edition of Everything I Need to Know I learned From Led Zeppelin features the lyrics of and quotes from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones. Their magical, dreamy and overwhelmingly positive message provide the reader newly minted aphorisms and freshly conceived maxims on the timeless topics of life, love and happiness. All this great advice is wittily presented and cleverly illustrated with children's primer/classic rock art mash-ups. Reader's will find deep wisdom and profound poetry in the lyrics featured in Everything I Need to Know I learned From Led Zeppelin; part self-help, part anthology, and part philosophical treatise, the book is an exercise, through words and whimsical pictures in free thought, the type of thought many have experienced laying back on their bed staring at a record album cover. Accolades for the first edition: - My favorite book ever!! Its' especially funny if you grew up with Led Zeppelin! Very clever "Rock" wisdom! You will love it! - Such a cute take on well beloved classic rock songs. Nice gift for anyone who loves Led Zeppelin, or deep thoughts for meditation. - Clever and can induce flashbacks. Important February dates in Led Zeppelin history: February 1969 - Led Zeppelin enters Billboard Top 40 February 1973 - Houses of the Holy released 24 February 1975 - Physical Graffiti released 24 February 2016 - Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Led Zeppelin Select Media Events: Advance copies to major music media February 2016 - Interviews, excerpts, and learn featured Learning from Led Zeppelin talks (inquire with publisher if interested) Zeptember - Relaunch party Rocktober - see Zeptember
|Author||: Tom Beaujour,Richard Bienstock|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Press|
The New York Times Bestseller The Explosive National Bestseller "A backstage pass to the wildest and loudest party in rock history—you'll feel like you were right there with us!" —Bret Michaels of Poison Nothin' But a Good Time is the definitive, no-holds-barred oral history of 1980s hard rock and hair metal, told by the musicians and industry insiders who lived it. Hard rock in the 1980s was a hedonistic and often intensely creative wellspring of escapism that perfectly encapsulated—and maybe even helped to define—a spectacularly over-the-top decade. Indeed, fist-pumping hits like Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Mötley Crüe’s “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and Guns N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle” are as inextricably linked to the era as Reaganomics, PAC-MAN, and E.T. From the do-or-die early days of self-financed recordings and D.I.Y. concert productions that were as flashy as they were foolhardy, to the multi-Platinum, MTV-powered glory years of stadium-shaking anthems and chart-topping power ballads, to the ultimate crash when grunge bands like Nirvana forever altered the entire climate of the business, Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock's Nothin' But a Good Time captures the energy and excess of the hair metal years in the words of the musicians, managers, producers, engineers, label executives, publicists, stylists, costume designers, photographers, journalists, magazine publishers, video directors, club bookers, roadies, groupies, and hangers-on who lived it. Featuring an impassioned foreword by Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist and avowed glam metal fanatic Corey Taylor, and drawn from over two hundred author interviews with members of Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Guns N’ Roses, Skid Row, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Twisted Sister, Winger, Warrant, Cinderella, Quiet Riot and others, as well as Ozzy Osbourne, Lita Ford, and many more, this is the ultimate, uncensored, and often unhinged, chronicle of a time where excess and success walked hand in hand, told by the men and women who created a sound and style that came to define a musical era—one in which the bands and their fans went looking for nothin’ but a good time...and found it.
|Author||: Brock Helander|
|Editor||: Schirmer Trade Books|
The Rockin' '60s is a comprehensive guide through the decade that produced the greatest music of all time: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Phil Spector, The Beach Boys, Aretha Frankin and hundreds more emerged from this era. Delve into a narrative history of each group and examine the people behind the music, along with an analysis of key recordings, discography, and archival photos throughout.
|Author||: Billy F Gibbons,Tom Vickers|
Expanded for the occasion of ZZ Top’s 50th anniversary, Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead throws wide Gibbons’ garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite collection of cars and guitars. Love cars, guitars, and ZZ Top? This visually stunning tour through this Grade-A Texas gearhead's weird, wild life, vintage and way-out custom guitars, and influential hot rods and custom cars is mandatory education. From the near-mythical ’59 Les Paul sunburst known as “Pearly Gates” and the “Furry One” of MTV renown to cars like the Eliminator, CadZZilla, and Kopperhed, they’re all here—more than 60 guitars and 15 astounding vehicles, all expounded upon by BFG himself and shown in commissioned color and artistic black-and-white photography. Cars and guitars that have made their way to light since the book's first publication in 2005 are included: Cars: Mexican Blackbird 1958 Thunderbird Quintana ’50 Ford Custom El Camino Grocery-Getter custom Whiskey Runner '34 Ford Coupe ’51 Willys Wagon Guitars: Party Peelers John Bolin Customs Neiman Marcus BFG SG Nacho Telecaster John Bolin "Think Buck" T-style Mexican Blackbird solidbody Mojo Maker Tone Bender Zemaitis custom Marconi Lab Guitar 1929 Dixie Ukelele 1939 Rickenbacker Frying Pan …and more! While BFG’s cars ’n’ guitars are the stuff of legend, no less intriguing are the tales behind his incredible music career. From teenage Houston garage rocker to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the whole story is between these covers, told in the Good Reverend Willie G’s own words and illustrated with photos and memorabilia from his personal archive. As with many rockers, Billy F Gibbons' jones for hot rods and customs is the stuff of legend. But beyond this bona fide bluesman's mastery of the six-string and unrepentant love for internal combustion is a noted collector whose own designs have manifested themselves in hundreds of mind-bending cars and guitars. This is the definitive and official record of that genius.
|Author||: Bruce Pollock|
|Editor||: Hal Leonard Corporation|
Discusses the climate of rock music in 1969, from the Beatles to the Grateful Dead, and its relationship with politics, current events, and race relations.
|Author||: Lisa Tolin|
In this hilarious, tongue-in-cheek picture book debut, one little kid who really loves to rock and roll explains everything there is to know about starting a rock band. “A joyous, raucous must-have manual for little rock stars everywhere.” —Savannah Guthrie, Today show co-anchor Becoming a rock star isn't easy—especially if you're a kid. From finding the right instrument, to mastering the best dance moves, to taking your band on the road, there's a lot to consider! And that's not to mention dealing with critics, crazed fans, and a little brother with a chocolate milk problem . . . Luckily, this book has everything you need to know to make it big. This giggle-inducing guide to aspiring rock and rollers, chock-full of laugh-out-loud illustrations, is sure to leave readers both young and young at heart shouting for an encore! “Kids who rock and parents who love them will cheer this fun, and very funny, picture book how-to guide for starting a band.” —Laurie Berkner, children’s recording artist
|Author||: Susan Verde|
With the school talent show coming up, a young music lover spends most of her time daydreaming about the perfect act. She notices the sounds around her, like the brrrrring of the school bell or the rappa-tappa-tap of rain on the windowpane. But the talent show is the place to reveal her own voice. Will she mix up some hip-hop beats? Will she command an orchestra of dozens, bringing the classics to life? Or, will she go electric, Jimi Hendrix style? Marching out on the talent show stage to the beat of her own drum, this sweet and sassy musician ultimately chooses to be herself and sing her own song loud and proud, “I’ve got a rock ’n’ roll soul!”
|Author||: Ronald Brownstein|
In this exceptional cultural history, Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein—“one of America's best political journalists (The Economist)—tells the kaleidoscopic story of one monumental year that marked the city of Los Angeles’ creative peak, a glittering moment when popular culture was ahead of politics in predicting what America would become. Los Angeles in 1974 exerted more influence over popular culture than any other city in America. Los Angeles that year, in fact, dominated popular culture more than it ever had before, or would again. Working in film, recording, and television studios around Sunset Boulevard, living in Brentwood and Beverly Hills or amid the flickering lights of the Hollywood Hills, a cluster of transformative talents produced an explosion in popular culture which reflected the demographic, social, and cultural realities of a changing America. At a time when Richard Nixon won two presidential elections with a message of backlash against the social changes unleashed by the sixties, popular culture was ahead of politics in predicting what America would become. The early 1970s in Los Angeles was the time and the place where conservatives definitively lost the battle to control popular culture. Rock Me on the Water traces the confluence of movies, music, television, and politics in Los Angeles month by month through that transformative, magical year. Ronald Brownstein reveals how 1974 represented a confrontation between a massive younger generation intent on change, and a political order rooted in the status quo. Today, we are again witnessing a generational cultural divide. Brownstein shows how the voices resistant to change may win the political battle for a time, but they cannot hold back the future.
|Author||: Bob Tulipan|
|Editor||: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated|
A seasoned insider, who has worked with such bands as The Talking Heads and The Police, explains the ins and outs of the music industry, sharing his expertise to help musicians protect both their art and their interests. Original.
|Author||: Walt Frazier|
|Editor||: Triumph Books|
For millions of basketball fans in the 1970s, Walt “Clyde” Frazier defined the word cool. An iconic piece of basketball history and sports journalism, this meticulously documented account tells the story of one of the greatest point guards in NBA history and how he led the Knicks to their only two championships with a style and flair that was wholly his own. Now, three decades later, Rockin’ Steady is back with an all-new introduction, afterword, and everything that made it one of the most unusual sports books of all time.
|Author||: James Dean,Kimberly Dean|
From rockin' red to cool cat blue, with a box of crayons there's nothing Pete can't do! Pete uses his groovy crayons to draw lots of things, and for the first time ever, he’s drawing his pals. But when Pete shows his artwork to his friends, they don’t react the way he expected them to. Will Pete put his favorite crayons down or find a way to turn it all around? Not to worry! Pete learns there are no mistakes when it comes to art—art comes from the heart! Get artsy with everyone’s favorite blue cat in this groovy picture book that adds a creative touch to the importance of great friends and never giving up. Fans of Pete the Cat will love watching him take his positive outlook and transform something ordinary into an awesome masterpiece! From the authors of the bestselling Pete the Cat series, James and Kimberly Dean, this is a colorful story about crayons that ROCK! Young artists will appreciate the humor and Pete's positive spirit. Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, and Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party.