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Girl In A Band

Author: Kim Gordon
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 346230917X
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Kim Gordon, Indie-Ikone, Bassistin und Sängerin der legendären Sonic Youth, über ein Leben für die Kunst Sonic Youth war eine der einflussreichsten Alternative-Bands der 1980er- und 1990er-Jahre und Kim Gordon ihr heimlicher Star. Als Bassistin, Sängerin und Songwriterin der Band war sie Vorbild für eine ganze Generation von Frauen. Jetzt erzählt sie ihre Geschichte.Ihre Musik, die sich im Grenzland von Punk, No Wave und Noise-Rock austobte, war nicht zu überhören. Als Kim Gordon und Thurston Moore 1981 in New York die Band Sonic Youth gründeten, lag die Stadt finanziell am Boden, die Kunstszene in den Clubs aber blühte. Nirvana, Hole, Smashing Pumpkins – für diese und viele andere Bands waren Sonic Youth wichtige Wegbereiter, ihr Einfluss auf die Independent-Szene ist kaum zu überschätzen. Fans und Kritiker lieben die Band für ihren unverwechselbaren Sound und ihre absolute künstlerische Integrität. Kim Gordon und Thurston Moore galten lange Zeit als das Traumpaar des Rock’n’Roll, sie haben eine gemeinsame Tochter. 2011 trennten sich die beiden nach 27-jähriger Ehe und Sonic Youth löste sich auf. Kim Gordon erzählt in ihrem Buch von den Anfängen im New York der frühen Achtzigerjahre, von ihrem Leben als Musikerin, bildende Künstlerin, Modedesignerin und wie das zusammenging mit ihrer Rolle als Ehefrau und Mutter – und vom Schmerz einer Trennung nach fast 30 Jahren Ehe und künstlerischer Zusammenarbeit.

The Band

Author: Virginia King
Publisher: Sra
ISBN: 9780383035530
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Susan and her friends assemble flower pot, rubber band, spoons, and other items to create a band.

Jethro Tull

Author: Scott Allen Nollen
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786411016
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Originally formed by singer-songwriter Ian Anderson in psychedelic 1968, the band Jethro Tull has been recording its own kind of rock and roll and touring the globe for more than three decades. This is a history of the band through the present, written by an acquaintance of several of its members. The book includes a chronology of all of the band's recordings and information on all accompanying tours, with the author's critiques as well as the band's own reminiscences and opinions of each album. Also included are previously unpublished interviews with founder Ian Anderson, long-time band member David Pegg, other band members Glenn Cornick, Andy Giddings and Doane Perry, and more.

The Last Waltz Of The Band

Author: Neil Minturn
Publisher: Pendragon Press
ISBN: 9781576470930
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For Vol. 2 of the series CMS Sourcebooks in American Music, Neil Minturn acknowledges the phenomenon of rock and roll with a serious examination of Martin Scorsese's film, THE LAST WALTZ (1978), the celebrated "rockumentary" that so artfully captured for posterity the final performance of The Band. From 1861 to 1976, this partnership of one American and four Canadians produced an impressive body of popular song in the rock idiom between 1961 and 1976. Joining its members for their farewell performance are a variety of guests, who, like The Band itself, reflected the rich array of traditions that have nourished rock and roll since its emergence. Minturn approaches the substance of the performances and the film itself in terms of intimacy and tradition. He presents the San Francisco concert as a summation of an extraordinary musical journey and prefaces his "scene-by-scene" analysis with a cogent introduction to documentary filmmaking. Selected performances are discussed in detail.

The Band Holding On

Author: D. L. Garfinkle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440684777
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Sometimes letting go is the only way to hold it together. Rock band Amber Road is sizzling on stage. They're playing regularly at the hottest clubs in San Diego . . . but jealousy and resentment are about to throw off their perfect harmony. Tracie will do whatever it takes to get her ex-boyfriend Carter back, even offer him the one thing she thinks he wants most. Mark has gone too far. The only thing he loves more than the band is his girlfriend Lily, but an impulsive mistake might cost him everything. Sienna is all mixed up. She promised to help Tracie hook up with Carter. But how could she know that she would fall in love with him herself? Can the members of Amber Road achieve the fame they desire? Or will conflict and betrayal lead them to disaster?

Easy Steps To The Band

Author: Maurice D. Taylor
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457444777
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A progressive course for teaching full band, any combination of band instruments, or for individual use.

The Band That Played On

Author: Steve Turner
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1595553878
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“They kept it up to the very end. Only the engulfing ocean had power to drown them into silence. The band was playing ‘Nearer, My God, to Thee.’ I could hear it distinctly. The end was very close.” —CHARLOTTE COLLYER, TITANIC SURVIVOR The movies, the documentaries, the museum exhibits. They often tell the same story about the “unsinkable” Titanic, her wealthy passengers, the families torn apart, and the unthinkable end. But never before has “that glorious band”—the group of eight musicians who played on as the Titanic slipped deeper and deeper into the Atlantic Ocean—been explored in such depth. Steve Turner’s extensive research reveals a fascinating story including dishonest agents, a clairvoyant, social climbers, and a fraudulent violin maker. Read what brought the band members together and how their music served as the haunting soundtrack for one of modern history’s most tragic maritime disasters. BOOK REVIEWS The Band that Played On by Steve Turner is, surprisingly, the first book since the great ship went down to examine the lives of the eight musicians who were employed by the Titanic. What these men did?standing calmly on deck playing throughout the disaster?achieved global recognition. But their individual stories, until now, have been largely unknown. What Turner has uncovered is a narrow but unique slice of history?one more chapter of compelling Titanic lore. Turner, a music journalist, pursued living relatives of the band members and squeezed all that he could out of “inherited photographs, documents, and anecdotes” enabling him to sketch brief but poignant portraits of eight young (or at least youngish) men, all born in an optimistic era and all members of the rising middle class. To their parents, their girlfriends, and surely to themselves as well, the future must have seemed bright right up until the early morning hours of April 15, 1912… There is much that we do not know about the final hours of these men. Why did they make the decision to play on the deck that night? What was in their hearts and minds? … Even the Titanic survivors who witnessed their final performance quibbled over some details. Did the band march or did they kneel? Was their last number “Autumn” or was it “Nearer, My God, to Thee”? Did they stop playing during the final moments and pack their instruments away or were they still playing as the ship went down? All agreed, however, that all eight band members behaved with remarkable calm and courage. Within hours of the ship’s sinking, their story was circulating and they had already become heroes… For Turner, however, the undisputed hero of the book is Wallace Hartley, a fine musician with religious conviction and a powerful sense of duty who seems most likely to have been the force behind those final hours of heroism. In the last pages of the book, Turner reveals a surprising Hartley discovery?a turn of events which makes a fine ending for his worthy book, even as it leaves us hopeful that the Titanic may yet have a few mysteries she is willing to give up. —Marjorie Kehe, Book Editor, Christian Science Monitor

Loving The Band

Author: Emily Baker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141348194
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Loving the Band by Emily Baker is a boy-band novel for romance and pop-loving readers! For all the millions of fans across the globe of One Direction, The Wanted, JLS, Justin Bieber... and in fact anyone who's ever had a pop-idol crush! What happens when you meet the boy band of every girl's dream . . . and not one but two of them fall for you? Two of the world's most popular boys. One gorgeous girl . . . When Jess and her best friend Tegan meet The Only Truth, the hottest boy band in the world, she's not too fussed - she's heard of them but she's too busy getting over a recent break-up to get caught up in the hysteria that's taking over London. So when the boys need to hide from the paparazzi, the girls are happy to help. But Jess goes from indifference to infatuation when she starts getting close to two of the boys. One is friendly and flirty, the other is brooding and serious - and soon Jess has to make the biggest decision of her life. Jess may not have been a fan to begin with. She certainly is now. Emily Baker is a fantastically talented debut UK author. Only sixteen years old, Emily is a massive One Direction fan and her personal experience of being so devoted to a world-famous band gives this romantic YA novel its powerful emotion and authority. Loving the Band was inspired by a different fan-fiction novel Emily wrote and published on the youth writers' community site Movellas.

Little Pig Joins The Band

Publisher: Charlesbridge
ISBN: 160734307X
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Little Pig has trouble keeping up with his older--and bigger--brothers and sisters. When they get out Grandpa's old marching-band instruments, Little Pig is too little to play any of them. But when the disorganized band has a pig-pile mishap, Little Pig has a BIG idea: they could use a leader.

In With The Band

Author: George A. Haggis
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595514014
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The incredible story of GEORGE HAGGIS the "gatecrasher", whose determination and persistence enabled him to witness some of the world's greatest sporting events. The gate crasher always attempted to go to all the major events in Chicago, the US and throughout the world. He wanted to be there in person as it was taking place. In his mind he felt this might never happen again. Once he got into the event he always wanted to be on the 50 yard line, behind home plate, or as close to the action as possible. It was always a championship or title game, always sold out, always big bucks for tickets, the gate crasher was an average wage earner but once in he was rubbing elbows with all the big boys, the well connected, the heavy hitters. He grew up with a deep love for the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago Blackhawks as well as Professional Wrestling. He passed his love of Chicago and its hometown teams on to his two sons. Accompanied by a supporting cast (his family, friends, etc.). The experiences and unpredictable series of events are unforgettable covering a span of 40 years with over 50 events.