Description : Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap.
Description : Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap
Description : Describes the musical heritage of the United States and the development of styles such as jazz, rock, pop, country, folk, and blues
Description : Everything you need to know about the world's most exciting music. It's a one stop A-Z of the best rappers, DJ's, breakdancers, beatboxers and graffiti writers, with the producers, record labels and players behind the scenes thrown in too.
Description : Offers a comprehensive overview of the musicians, fashions, icons, and record labels that have defined the punk sub-culture and revolutionized pop music.
Description : The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd is the ultimate companion to the band that changed the sound and scale of pop music forever. Features include: The Story: from the Syd Barrett era, the Dark Side Of The Moon phenomenon to their transformation into one of the world’s biggest bands, The Music: 50 essential Floyd songs and the stories behind them, plus all the albums and recording sessions, side-projects and solo careers, Floyd On Film: the movies and film soundtracks fromThe Wall and More to Zabriskie Point and Pink Floyd at Pompeii, Floydology file: the cover versions, rarities, DVDs, books and websites. From the psychedelic “happenings” of 60s London to the arena gigs, world tours and Live 8 reunion – it’s all here.
Description : The brand-new Rough Guide to The Loire is the essential guide to one of France''s most popular regions. A World Heritage Site, The Loire is famed for its soft, fertile countryside and a marvellous parade of chÃ¢teaux. The main section of the guide has informed accounts of every attraction from the fascinating troglodyte dwellings carved out of rock-faces around Saumur to the compelling gardens at Villandry. The listings tell you where to find the best wines, the tastiest goat''s cheese and the most interesting places to stay. There are maps and plans throughout and a full-colour introductory section listing the author''s favourite ''things not to miss''. In the contexts section there is detailed background on the region''s culture, cuisine, wine, festivals and history.
Description : Traces the growth of country music as an industry, and includes biographies of hundreds of performers, album reviews, and background stories of songs.