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The Resource Anatomy of a song : the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop, Marc Myers

Anatomy of a song : the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop, Marc Myers

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Anatomy of a song : the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop
Title
Anatomy of a song
Title remainder
the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop
Statement of responsibility
Marc Myers
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Language
eng
Summary
Believing that every great song has a fascinating backstory, Myers brings to life five decades of music through oral histories of forty-five transformative songs woven from interviews with the artists who created them.From "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" by Lloyd Price to "Losing my religion" by R.E.M., leading artists reveal the emotions, inspirations, and techniques behind their influential works. The result is a love letter to the songs that have defined generations
Summary
Based on the popular Wall Street Journal column "Anatomy of a Song," a collection of behind-the-scenes stories draws on interviews with forefront music artists revealing the inspirations for influential songs, from Elvis Costello's "Red Shoes" and Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" to The Rolling Stones' "Street Fighting Man" and R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion."
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10539991
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DLC
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1956-
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Myers, Marc
Dewey number
782.4216409
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3470
LC item number
.M47 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Popular music
  • Musicians
Target audience
adult
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the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R&B and pop
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Anatomy of a song : the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop, Marc Myers
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Contents
Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Lloyd Price -- K.C. Loving / Little Willie Littlefield -- Shout / The Isley Brothers -- Please Mr. Postman / The Marvelettes -- Runaround Sue / Dion Dimucci -- Chapel of love / The Dixie Cups -- You really got me / The Kinks -- You've lost that lovin' feelin' / The Righteous Brothers -- My girl / The Temptations -- Reach out I'll be there / The Four Tops -- Darling be home soon / John Sebastian -- Light my fire / The Doors -- Groovin' / The Young Rascals -- White rabbit / Jefferson Airplane -- Different drum / The Stone Poneys -- (Sittin' on) The dock of the bay / Otis Redding -- Fist City / Loretta Lynn -- Street fighting man / The Rolling Stones -- Stand by your man / Tammy Wynette -- Magic carpet ride / Steppenwolf -- Proud Mary / Creedence Clearwater Revival -- Oh happy day / The Edwin Hawkins Singers -- Suspicious minds / Elvis Presley -- Whole lotta love / Led Zeppelin -- Mercedes Benz / Janis Joplin -- Moonlight mile / The Rolling Stones -- Maggie May / Rod Stewart -- Carey / Joni Mitchell -- Respect yourself / The Staple Singers -- The harder they come / Jimmy Cliff -- Midnight train to Georgia / Gladys Knight and The Pips -- Ramblin' man / The Allman Brothers -- Rock the boat / The Hues Corporation -- Walk this way / Aerosmith -- Love's in need of love today / Stevie Wonder -- Deacon blues / Steely Dan -- (The angels wanna wear my) Red shoes / Elvis Costello -- Heart of glass / Blondie -- Another brick in the wall / Pink Floyd -- London calling / The Clash -- Brother John/Iko Iko / The Neville Brothers -- Big city / Merle Haggard -- Time after time / Cyndi Lauper -- Nick of time / Bonnie Raitt -- Losing my religion / R.E.M
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780802125590
Lccn
2016016692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 946725926
  • (OCoLC)946725926
Label
Anatomy of a song : the oral history of 45 iconic hits that changed rock, R & B and pop, Marc Myers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Lloyd Price -- K.C. Loving / Little Willie Littlefield -- Shout / The Isley Brothers -- Please Mr. Postman / The Marvelettes -- Runaround Sue / Dion Dimucci -- Chapel of love / The Dixie Cups -- You really got me / The Kinks -- You've lost that lovin' feelin' / The Righteous Brothers -- My girl / The Temptations -- Reach out I'll be there / The Four Tops -- Darling be home soon / John Sebastian -- Light my fire / The Doors -- Groovin' / The Young Rascals -- White rabbit / Jefferson Airplane -- Different drum / The Stone Poneys -- (Sittin' on) The dock of the bay / Otis Redding -- Fist City / Loretta Lynn -- Street fighting man / The Rolling Stones -- Stand by your man / Tammy Wynette -- Magic carpet ride / Steppenwolf -- Proud Mary / Creedence Clearwater Revival -- Oh happy day / The Edwin Hawkins Singers -- Suspicious minds / Elvis Presley -- Whole lotta love / Led Zeppelin -- Mercedes Benz / Janis Joplin -- Moonlight mile / The Rolling Stones -- Maggie May / Rod Stewart -- Carey / Joni Mitchell -- Respect yourself / The Staple Singers -- The harder they come / Jimmy Cliff -- Midnight train to Georgia / Gladys Knight and The Pips -- Ramblin' man / The Allman Brothers -- Rock the boat / The Hues Corporation -- Walk this way / Aerosmith -- Love's in need of love today / Stevie Wonder -- Deacon blues / Steely Dan -- (The angels wanna wear my) Red shoes / Elvis Costello -- Heart of glass / Blondie -- Another brick in the wall / Pink Floyd -- London calling / The Clash -- Brother John/Iko Iko / The Neville Brothers -- Big city / Merle Haggard -- Time after time / Cyndi Lauper -- Nick of time / Bonnie Raitt -- Losing my religion / R.E.M
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780802125590
Lccn
2016016692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 946725926
  • (OCoLC)946725926

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