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The Doors

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...The organ-driven material of the Doors brought psychedelic rock into the pop charts. In 1965, Ray Manzarek was playing in Ray and the Ravens with his two brothers. He met fellow UCLA student Jim Morrison, who had begun to write songs...

The Rolling Stones' Some Girls

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

33 1/3 Books

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...It’s October 1977, and the Rolling Stones are in a Paris recording studio. They’re under siege. Keith Richards’s legal troubles after his arrest for heroin possession threaten the band’s future, and the broad consensus among rock...

The Band's Music from Big Pink: A Novella

John Niven

John Niven graduated from Glasgow University in 1991 with a First Class Honours MA in English Literature. He toured and recorded as guitarist in The Wishing Stones - their sole LP Wildwood (Heavenly Records 1992) owes more a passing debt to the music of The Band - before becoming an A&R man and working with acts like Travis, Mogwai, and Sigur Ros. Over the years he has written about music, film and sport for publications like Word, FHM, Socialism, The Herb Garden and Mixmag. In 2003 he sold his first screenplay and co-wrote and directed the award winning short film ‘Tethered’ (British Film Council/Frozen Tundra Films.) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...“Music From Big Pink is a moving book that succeeds not just in vividly evoking its time and place but in distilling one young man’s cliched and minor destiny into something approaching tragedy....This well-written first novel captures...

Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask Replica

Kevin Courrier

Kevin Courrier is the author of several books, including Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa, and Randy Newman’s American Dreams. He has been a writer/broadcaster and film critic for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) since 1990. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

33 1/3 Books

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...In the spring of 1969, the inauspicious release of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band’s Trout Mask Replica, a double-album featuring 28 stream-of-consciousness songs filled with abstract rhythms and guttural bellows, dramatically altered...

The Rolling Stones' Exile On Main St

Bill Janovitz

Bill Janovitz is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter in the band Buffalo Tom. He has also released three solo albums. He has written extensively for the All Music Guide online site, www.allmusic.com . He lives in Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...Tracing the creation of Exile on Main Street from the original songwriting done while touring America through the final editing in Los Angeles, Bill Janovitz explains how an album recorded by a British band in a villa on the French Riviera...

Jethro Tull

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The Coasters

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...The late 1950s and early 1960s material by the Coasters provided a link between the older doo-wop sound, blues, and the new rock and roll. Formed in 1955, the Coasters evolved out of the Los Angeles doo-wop group the Robins after two of its...