All diehard fans relish stories of the times before the big time, following the changing line-ups of their favourite band - the name changes, the missed chances, and the unexpected lucky breaks.
"Rock Connections" picks through the past 50 years of Pop to bring you the histories of some of the biggest names in music. From Merseybeat to Madchester, New Wave to Nu Metal, the evolution of the most important bands in each genre is traced. You'll also find a grab-bag of fascinating extras - including features on key record labels, producers, and clubs, along with the full histories of the bands who made them great.
All this, plus enough entertaining trivia to satisfy even the most hardcore fan.
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Bruno MacDonald is a music specialist who contributed to, and was co-editor on, the acclaimed 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. He edited 1997 s Pink Floyd: Through the Eyes of the Band, Its Fans, Friends, and Foes and co-wrote 2007 s Rock & Roll Heaven. He contributed to The Rough Guide to Rock, Guinness Hit Singles, Rockopedia, and magazines including Radio Times, Q, and Record Collector. Bruno lives in London with his wife and ailing house plants.
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Book Description Harper Design, 2010. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The story of any great band includes walk-on parts by scores of musicians who left the scene before fame and fortune came calling. All diehard fans love to trace the connections and lineups of their favorite bands, including the unexpected lucky breaks, the name changes, and all the missed chances before they hit the big time. Rock Connections brings you the fascinating histories, behind-the-scenes secrets, and encapsulated biographies of the biggest names in music from the last fifty years. From Elvis Presley and The Rolling Stones to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Coldplay, the evolution of the most important acts is traced. You'll also find a grab bag of fascinating extras, including features on key record labels, producers, clubs, and festivals, along with the lowdown on the bands who made them great. All this, plus enough entertaining trivia to satisfy even the most hardcore fan. Want to find out how the band you love came to be? Then use your Rock Connections. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_006196655X
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