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Music Titles in the Main Collection
Story Behind the Protest Song by
Call Number: ML3551.5 .P58 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-30
From the Publisher: Protest songs are united by the fact they all have something to say, something to dispute, or something to rile against, whether it be political, social, or personal. Story Behind the Protest Song features 50 of the most influential musical protests and statements recorded to date, providing pop-culture viewpoints on some of the most tumultuous times in modern history. Among the featured: songs about the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, the most recent upheaval over policy in the Middle East, as well as teenage rebellion, animal rights, criticisms of mass media, and even protest songs that lambaste other protest songs.
All Shook Up by
Call Number: ML3534 .A465 2003
Publication Date: 2004-12-09
Rock music, socials aspects and criticism.
Call Number: ML3556 .B1612 2009
Publication Date: 2009-05-26
Publisher description: For almost half a century, Amiri Baraka has ranked among the most important commentators on African American music and culture. In this brilliant assemblage of his writings on music, the first such collection in nearly twenty years, Baraka blends autobiography, history, musical analysis, and political commentary to recall the sounds, people, times, and places he's encountered.
The Musician's Way by
Call Number: MT75 .K74 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-03
In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein combines the latest research with his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence.
Girls Like Us by
Call Number: ML400 .W35 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-08
"Girls Like Us" is a groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists--Carly Simon, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell--and offers an epic treatment of these mid-century women who dared to break tradition.
Like Young by
Call Number: ML3506 .D39 2001
Publication Date: 2001-09-13
Jazz history and criticism.
The Beatles by
Call Number: ML421 .B4 S67 2005
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Even before the Beatles hit the big time, a myth was created. The Beatles legend smoothed the rough edges and filled in the fault lines, and for more than forty years this manicured version of the Beatles story has sustained as truth--until now. This biography is the product of almost a decade of research, hundreds of unprecedented interviews, and the discovery of scores of never-before-revealed documents.--From publisher description.
One Step Closer by
Call Number: ML421 .U2 S33 2006
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Go-Go Live by
Call Number: ML3527.84 .H67 2012
Publication Date: 2012-06-25
Go-Go music history and criticism.
Music Titles in the CMMC
Janis Joplin by
Call Number: PZ8.3 .L8244 SIL 2011
Publication Date: 2010-10-01
This book examines the life and musical career of Janis Joplin.
Call Number: ML3551 .A52 2003
Publication Date: 2010-10-04
Before he became one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Jimi Hendrix was a boy who loved to paint and listen to records, and who asked himself an unusual question: could someone paint pictures with sound?
I Am Hip-Hop by
Call Number: GV1796 .F55 A53 2010
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
Features interviews with twenty-four individuals linked to the music genre that discuss such topics as their particular profession, careers, and opinions about aspects of today's hip-hop music.
What Charlie Heard by
Call Number: ML3930.I94 G47 2002
Publication Date: 2002-03-18
Describes the life of American composer Charles Ives, who wrote music which expressed all the sounds he heard in the world, but which was not well received during his lifetime.
Taylor Swift by
Call Number: ML3930 .S989 C37 2012
Publication Date: 2011-11-18
Presents the music superstar's early life in Pennsylvania, how she got her recording contract, and her life and charity work.
Sweethearts of Rhythm by
Call Number: PS3573 .A4795 S94 2009
Publication Date: 2009-10-29
A look at a 1940's all-female jazz band, that originated from a boarding school in Mississippi and found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war.
Piano Starts Here by
Call Number: ML3930 .T2 P37 2008
Publication Date: 2008-01-08
The story of the young Art Tatum, who became one of the all-time greats of jazz piano.
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