1001 Songs

1001 Songs

The Great Songs of All Time and the Artists, Stories and Secrets Behind Them

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
An editor for Rolling Stone (Australia) traces the backgrounds of top-selected songs from the past half century, in a volume that features artist biographies, rare photographs, and an analysis of how iPods and portable MP3 players have changed the way people listen to music. Original.

Perseus Publishing
The fascinating stories behind more than a thousand best-loved songs from the last 50 years are explored in this entertaining collection. Intriguing background and biographical information on each song and its artist ? from Elvis and Fatboy Slim to Leonard Cohen and Pulp ? is included alongside more than 400 rare, full-color photographs of the musicians. Keeping in line with the way that iPods and other portable mp3 players have changed the way people listen to music ? with personalized playlists and mixes just a few clicks away ? this collection places more emphasis on specific songs than entire albums. The eclectic mix of profiled songs are randomly ordered, similar to a playlist, widening listeners' horizons while educating them on a variety of styles and artists.

The fascinating stories behind more than a thousand best-loved songs from the last 50 years are explored in this entertaining collection. Intriguing background and biographical information on each song and its artist ? from Elvis and Fatboy Slim to Leonard Cohen and Pulp ? is included alongside more than 400 rare, full-color photographs of the musicians. Keeping in line with the way that iPods and other portable mp3 players have changed the way people listen to music ? with personalized playlists and mixes just a few clicks away ? this collection places more emphasis on specific songs than entire albums. The eclectic mix of profiled songs are randomly ordered, similar to a playlist, widening listeners' horizons while educating them on a variety of styles and artists.


Reasearch Associates
The fascinating stories behind more than a thousand best-loved songs from the last 50 years are explored in this entertaining collection. Intriguing background and biographical information on each song and its artist — from Elvis and Fatboy Slim to Leonard Cohen and Pulp — is included alongside more than 400 rare, full-color photographs of the musicians. Keeping in line with the way that iPods and other portable mp3 players have changed the way people listen to music — with personalized playlists and mixes just a few clicks away — this collection places more emphasis on specific songs than entire albums. The eclectic mix of profiled songs are randomly ordered, similar to a playlist, widening listeners' horizons while educating them on a variety of styles and artists.


Publisher: New York, NY : Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781560259152
1560259159
Characteristics: vi, 874 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

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