The Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time

Author: Martin Popoff
Publisher: E C W Press
ISBN: 9781550225303
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The end result of an 18,000-person poll asking metal minions to list their favourite hard rock or heavy metal songs from the late '60s through to 2001, THE TOP 500 HEAVY METAL SONGS OF ALL TIME features interviews with the bands that made the final heavy grade, gathering their recollections of creating these classic tracks. Dozens of top rockers have also been polled, and their lists occur throughout the book along with shots of rare single covers for the songs in question, plus countless quotes from such greats as Ozzy Osbourne, AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Metallica and more.

The Song of All

Author: Tina LeCount Myers
Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1597806234
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On the forbidding fringes of the tundra, where years are marked by seasons of snow, humans war with immortals in the name of their shared gods. Irjan, a human warrior, is ruthless and lethal, a legend among the Brethren of Hunters. But even legends grow tired and disillusioned. Scarred and weary of bloodshed, Irjan turns his back on his oath and his calling to hide away and live a peaceful life as a farmer, husband, and father. But his past is not so easily left behind. When an ambitious village priest conspires with the vengeful comrades Irjan has forsaken, the fragile peace in the Northlands of Davvieana is at stake. His bloody past revealed, Irjan’s present unravels as he faces an ultimatum: return to hunt the immortals or lose his child. But with his son’s life hanging in the balance, as Irjan follows the tracks through the dark and desolate snow-covered forests, it is not death he searches for, but life.

Rebel Rebel

Author: Chris O'Leary
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780997132
Format: PDF, ePub
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David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know. David Bowie remains mysterious and unknowable, despite 45 years of recording and performing. His legacy is roughly 600 songs, which range from psychedelia to glam rock to Philadelphia soul, from avant-garde instrumentals to global pop anthems. Rebel Rebel catalogs Bowie's songs from 1964 to 1976, examines them in the order of their composition and recording, and digs into what makes them work. Rebel Rebel is an in-depth look at Bowie's early singles and album tracks, unreleased demos, session outtakes and cover songs. The book traces Bowie's literary, film and musical influences and the evolution of his songwriting. It also shows how Bowie exploited studio innovations, and the roles of his producers and supporting musicians, especially major collaborators like Brian Eno, Iggy Pop and Mick Ronson. This book places Bowie's music in the context of its era. Readers will discover the links between Kubrick's 2001 and "Space Oddity"; how A Clockwork Orange inspired "Suffragette City". The pages are a trip through Bowie's various lives as a young man in Swinging London, a Tibetan Buddhist, a disillusioned hippie, a rock god, and a Hollywood recluse. With a cast of thousands, including John Lennon, William S. Burroughs, Andy Warhol and Cher.

Ein Lied so s und dunkel

Author: Sarah McCarry
Publisher: cbt Verlag
ISBN: 3641160189
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Ihre Freundschaft ist so tief wie ihre Seele – ihre Liebe so abgründig wie das Jenseits. Sie und Aurora ... das ist für immer! So unterschiedlich die Mädchen auch sind – Aurora zart wie das Sonnenlicht, sie so düster wie die Mitternacht –, ihr Leben ist ein einziger gemeinsamer magischer Rausch aus Partys, Musik und Kunst. Doch als Jack in ihr Leben tritt, ist es wie ein schmerzhaft schöner Riss in ihrem Traum. Dieser begnadete Junge, der die Menschen mit seinen Liedern betört, hat nicht Aurora gewählt, sondern die Freundin in ihrem Schatten. Doch dann taucht Minos auf, ein zwielichtiger Clubbesitzer, der Jack und Aurora einen teuflischen Pakt anbietet. Als die zwei gemeinsam nach L.A. verschwinden, kann nur sie die beiden vor ihrem Verderben bewahren ...

All The Songs

Author: Philippe Margotin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1603763716
Format: PDF, Kindle
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**NOTE: EBOOK DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY IMAGES** Every album and every song ever released by the Beatles?from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The Long and Winding Road" (U.S. 1970)?is dissected, discussed, and analyzed by two music historians in this lively and fully illustrated work. All the Songs delves deep into the history and origins of the Beatles and their music. This first-of-its-kind book draws upon decades of research, as music historians Margotin and Guesdon recount the circumstances that led to the composition of every song, the recording process, and the instruments used. Here, we learn that one of John Lennon's favorite guitars was a 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri, which he bought for £100 in 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. We also learn that "Love Me Do," recorded in Abbey Road Studios in September 1962, took 18 takes to get right, even though it was one of the first songs John and Paul ever wrote together. And the authors reveal that when the Beatles performed "I Want to Hold Your Hand" on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, John's microphone wasn't turned on, so viewers heard only Paul singing. All the Songs is the must-have Beatles book for the any true Beatles fan.

A Song for All Seasons

Author: Kenneth W. Osbeck
Publisher: Kregel Publications
ISBN: 9780825498299
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From best-selling author Kenneth Osbeck comes the heartwarming stories behind twenty-five songs of God, home, and country.

Classic Rock Stories

Author: Tim Morse
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429937505
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The first time on the open road with Dad's beat-up clunker and a brand-new driver's lecense. That first kiss. Practicing Steve Tyler moves in the garage. Lazy summer days with nothing to do but hang out with a group of friends and the radio. Classic Rock. In Classic Rock Stories, classic rockers reveal the sometimes painful, sometimes accidental, and often hilarious process of creating the songs that you can still sing aloud. In their own words, rockers like Pete Townshend, John Lennon, Stevie Nicks, Elton John, and Keith Richards tell about the drugs, the pain, the love gone bad, and the accidents that resulted in the hits.

W chter und W lfe Das Ende des Friedens

Author: Anna Stephens
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641209161
Format: PDF, ePub
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Krieg wird kommen, Verrat wird lähmen, Tod wird herrschen ... Dom ist ein Seher, doch seine Gabe ist mehr Fluch als Segen, denn seine Visionen sind ungenau und körperlich auszehrend. Da begegnet er der geflohenen Sklavin Rillirin. Sie warnt ihn und sein Volk vor einer Invasion der Barbaren. Aber kaum jemand glaubt ihr. Da ereilt Dom eine Vision von erschreckender Klarheit. Er muss Rillirin vertrauen und den Klan der Wächter und Wölfe auf den Krieg vorbereiten, sonst wird nicht nur er sterben, sondern sein ganzes Volk.

Every Little Thing

Author: Bob Marley
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 145211983X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bob Marley's songs are known the world over for their powerful message of love, peace, and harmony. Now a whole new generation can discover one of his most joyous songs in this reassuring picture book adaptation written by his daughter Cedella and exuberantly illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. This upbeat story reminds children that the sun will always come out after the rain and mistakes are easily forgiven with a hug. Every family will relate to this universal story of one boy who won't let anything get him down, as long as he has the help of three very special little birds. Including all the lyrics of the original song plus new verses, this cheerful book will bring a smile to faces of all ages—because every little thing's gonna be all right!

The Velvet Underground Songs

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: University-Press.org
ISBN: 9781230488820
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 26. Chapters: After Hours (song), All Tomorrow's Parties, European Son, Femme Fatale (song), Here She Comes Now, Heroin (song), I'll Be Your Mirror, I'm Sticking with You / After Hours, I'm Waiting for the Man, I Found a Reason, I Heard Her Call My Name, Lady Godiva's Operation, List of songs recorded by The Velvet Underground, New Age (The Velvet Underground song), Pale Blue Eyes, Rock & Roll (The Velvet Underground song), Run Run Run (The Velvet Underground song), Satellite of Love, Sister Ray, Stephanie Says, Sunday Morning (The Velvet Underground song), Sweet Jane, There She Goes Again, The Black Angel's Death Song, The Gift (The Velvet Underground song), Venus in Furs (song), What Goes On (Velvet Underground song), White Light/White Heat (song). Excerpt: The following is a list of all songs by The Velvet Underground. This list details the name of the song and any officially released recordings of the song. In the case of studio recordings, the album title and date of album release have been included. In the case of live recordings, demos or rehearsal recordings, the date of recording and album the track appears on have been included. The songs, in alphabetical order, are as follows: Live recordings: Live recordings: Live recording: Live recordings: Live recordings: Demo/rehearsal recordings: Live recordings: Live recordings: Demo/rehearsal recordings: Demo/rehearsal recording: Live recordings: "Heroin" is a song by The Velvet Underground, released on their 1967 debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico. Written by Lou Reed in 1964, the song, which overtly depicts heroin use and abuse, is one of the band's most celebrated compositions. Critic Mark Deming writes, "While 'Heroin' hardly endorses drug use, it doesn't clearly condemn it, either, which made it all the more troubling...