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  • I'Ve Always Kept a Unicorn
    I'Ve Always Kept a Unicorn (Hardback) Mick Houghton

    Presents the story of the first female British singer and songwriter to produce a substantial and enduring body of original songs. This book inlcudes original and candid interviews with more than fifty of her friends, fellow musicians and contemporaries. It also features previously unseen documents, and photographs.

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  • The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs
    The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (Paperback) Julia Bishop, Steve Roud

    Offers a collection of folk music - one of the great English popular art forms. This book brings together all the classic folk songs and many lesser-known discoveries, complete with music and annotations on their original sources and meaning.

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  • Pickers and Poets
    Pickers and Poets (English, Hardback) Craig Clifford

    Many books and essays have addressed the broad sweep of Texas music?its multicultural aspects, its wide array and blending of musical genres, its historical transformations, and its love/hate relationship with Nashville and other established music business centers. This book, however, focuses on an essential thread in this tapestry: the Texas singer-songwriters to whom the contributors refer as...

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  • Singing from the Floor
    Singing from the Floor (English, Paperback) J. P. Bean

    In smoky rooms above pubs, bare rooms with battered stools and beer-stained tables, an acoustic revolution took place in Britain in the 1950s and '60s. This was the folk revival, where a generation of musicians, would rediscover the native songs of their own tradition. This book tells the story of this movement.

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  • 30 Christmas Carols with Sheet Music and Fingering for Tin Whistle
    30 Christmas Carols with Sheet Music and Fingering for Tin Whistle (English, Paperback) Stephen Ducke

    30 traditional Christmas Carols with sheet music and fingering diagrams for Irish tin whistle. Simple, easy-to-follow arrangements of classic songs that kids will love.Without any prior musical knowledge, you can immediately start playing your first tunes.The tin whistle (sometimes called pennywhistle or simply whistle) is a small 6-holed flute, that in its present form dates from the 19th...

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  • The Lyrics
    The Lyrics (English, Hardback) Bob Dylan, Lisa Nemrow

    For the first time, a comprehensive, definitive collection of lyrics of music legend and poet Bob Dylan.

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  • We Can Swing Together
    We Can Swing Together (English, Paperback) John Van der Kiste

    When Alan Hull joined the band Brethren, soon renamed Lindisfarne, in 1968, it was the start of a chequered saga. From their origins in the beat and folk boom of the 1960s to acclaim as a popular UK live act and the successful second album 'Fog on the Tyne', their disbanding, and reunion, Lindisfarne have a history that has lasted over forty years.

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  • The Wheels of the World
    The Wheels of the World (Paperback) Colin Harper, John McSherry

    One chanter, three drones, three regulators, thirteen keys, too many near-extinctions to mention and 300 years of heroes: that, with a frisson of fairies on moonlit knolls, is the Irish uilleann ('ill-in') pipes. The Wheels Of The World presents an epic tale of triumph and survival, where the soulful heart of a nation has been kept alive across ages by a slender thread of guardians - blind men,...

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  • The Professional Pianist -- Solos for Christmas
    The Professional Pianist -- Solos for Christmas (English, Paperback)

    This collection of 50 beloved Christmas songs has been crafted to provide professional-sounding, easily prepared arrangements for busy pianists. Each arrangement has been carefully engraved for easy reading, and approximate performance times have been included to assist with planning set lists. Perfect for holiday parties, light concerts, or other festive gatherings, these piano solos will provide...

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  • Down the Crooked Road
    Down the Crooked Road (English, Paperback) Mary Black

    For the last thirty years, singer Mary Black has been a dominant presence on the Irish music scene, an award-winning artist with many bestselling albums to her name.

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  • War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan
    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan (English, Paperback) John Baily

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki's coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of Baily's further research on Afghan music over the 35 years that followed. This took him to...

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  • Joni Mitchell
    Joni Mitchell (English, Hardback) Malka Marom

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she'd first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their last recorded interview, in 2012, that Malka...

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  • The Professional Pianist -- Solos for Weddings
    The Professional Pianist -- Solos for Weddings (English, Paperback)

    This collection has been crafted to provide professional-sounding, easily prepared arrangements for busy pianists. It contains 25 selections appropriate for wedding ceremonies, including favorites such as Pachelbel's "Canon in D" and Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" as well as timeless selections by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Saint-Saëns, and others. Also included are 25 selections appropriate...

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  • Folk Song in England
    Folk Song in England (English, Hardback) Steve Roud

    In Victorian times, England was famously dubbed the land without music - but one of the great musical discoveries of the early twentieth century was that England had a vital heritage of folk song and music which was easily good enough to stand comparison with those of other parts of Britain and overseas.

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  • Eternal Troubadour
    Eternal Troubadour (English, Paperback) Justin Martell, Alanna Wray McDonal

    The first serious biography of the amazing life and career of the man who sang 'Tiptoe Through The Tulips'.

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  • Simon & Garfunkel
    Simon & Garfunkel (English, Paperback) Spencer Leigh

    Early on in their relationship Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel realised two things. Firstly, the world liked them working together. Secondly, they didn't. With exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, promoters and those who knew him, and with much unique material, this will be the definitive account of Simon and Garfunkel and their careers.

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  • Adventures of a Ballad Hunter
    Adventures of a Ballad Hunter (English, Paperback) John A. Lomax, Ken Chamberlain

    -Originally published in 1947 by the Macmillan Company.-

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  • Beatles With An A
    Beatles With An A (English, Hardback) Mauri Kunnas

    These are the first beats of the Beatles' career as only legendary rock cartoonist Mauri Kunnas could tell them. Hilarious moments and details that even dedicated fans won't remember having heard before are all told with Kunnas's characteristically raucous humour and virtuosic drawing skills. The riotous tale of the first hesitant steps of the world's most famous band. From rocking-horse to the...

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  • I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like
    I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like (English, Paperback) Todd Snider

    I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like, which collects Todd Snider's stories in print for the first time, takes readers on a tour through one of the most inventive and idiosyncratic minds at work today.

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  • So You Want to Sing Folk Music
    So You Want to Sing Folk Music (English, Paperback) Valerie Mindel

    This book concentrates on a range of currently popular styles in the folk genre, looking at specific repertories and ways of approaching them. It also looks at the current musical outlets that are available to singers and aims to help the fledgling singer better understand the scope of folk music and find their voice in the genre.

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