1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Author: Robert Dimery
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1844037142
Size: 15,34 MB
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What did Time magazine consider the twentieth-century's greatest album? Which anthem by Prince was an attempt to emulate Bob Seger? And what links Count Basie and Batman? If you thought you knew your music, then think again. 1001Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, is totally revised and fully updated for 2013, and is the definitive guide to accompany your interest in music. Written by top UK and US music journalists, and includes a preface by Michael Lydon, the founding editor of the Rolling Stone magazine. It celebrates the great and ground-breaking albums throughout the eras - from the genesis of Fifties rock 'n' roll to the technological and electronic innovations of the 2000s. Each entry includes key tracks and explains exactly why each of these albums deserved to be included in the list, offering an insight into the process of their creation, development, and success. With albums from Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Sex Pistols, ACDC, Ray Price, the Beach Boys, Sonic Youth, P J Harvey, Jack White, Green Day, Christina Aguilera, and the latest from David Bowie, as well as new cutting-edge entries such as Kendrick Lamar and Django Django, 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die covers all the works that have formed part of the soundtracks to all our lives, at one point or another. Illustrated with more than 900 iconic images of album covers, bands and artists, as well as photographs from many legendary gigs, 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, covers from the 1950s to the present and is the single most comprehensive list of music that changed the world, an absolute must-have for all the musically inspired.

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Author: Robert Dimery
Editor: Cassell Illustrated
ISBN: 9781844036240
Size: 13,99 MB
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More than just a list of what contributions were worth the studio hours, "1001 Albums" is packed with insights into why each album is significant, the key tracks, the circumstances of its creation, the critical reception in its day, and why it stands the test of time. The text contains fascinating anecdotes that will amaze even the most dedicated muso. Written by top UK and US music journalists, "1001 Albums" covers the period from the late '50s, when albums began to be considered as an oeuvre, to the early twenty-first century, when inspiration drawn from bands of the '60s once again defined the musical landscape.With albums from Elvis Presley to The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Green Day, Christina Aguilera, The Sex Pistols, ACDC, Ray Price, the Beach Boys, Dr. Dre, Pharcyde, Sonic Youth and the Zutons, "1001 Albums" covers all the works that have formed part of the soundtracks to all our lives, at one point or another. In short, no other publication crams so much endlessly readable information and insight into one volume.

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Author: Robert Dimery
Editor: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781788400800
Size: 17,59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author: Steven Jay Schneider
Editor: Cassell Illustrated
ISBN: 9781844037971
Size: 19,62 MB
Format: PDF
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Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies, cut and added films to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2014, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to recent Oscar nominees like Gravity, Nebraska, American Hustle and the blockbusters that are 12 Years a Slave and The Wolf of Wall Street. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die offers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers.

1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Author: Robert Dimery
Editor: Pier 9
ISBN: 9781760523039
Size: 10,87 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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An inspiring selection of the greatest song recordings ever made. From 'Eight Miles High' to 'Empire State of Mind,' from Mississippi to Mali, and from Ella Fitzgerald to Elton John, 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before you Die is a fascinating introduction to some of the greatest music ever recorded. Updated for 2016, this acclaimed guide, written by an international team and illustrated with full-colour photographs, features nearly a century of timeless tracks. Delve into the inspirations, the influences, and the stories of the songs you love - and the ones you'll be delighted to discover.

1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die

Author: Matthew Rye
Editor: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785835822
Size: 15,91 MB
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Lists top-recommended works by master composers from the past and present, providing a critical assessment of specific recordings and performances as identified by a team of leading music experts.

1 000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die

Author: Tom Moon
Editor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761149415
Size: 15,18 MB
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A guide to music provides recommendations on one thousand recordings that represent the best in such genres as classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, country, folk, musicals, hip-hop, and opera, with listening notes, commentary, and anecdotes about performers

The Greatest Albums You Ll Never Hear

Author: Bruno MacDonald
Editor: Cassell
ISBN: 9781844037773
Size: 12,33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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1001 Tv Series

Author: Paul Condon
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1788400461
Size: 19,56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is the ultimate book for the Netflix and boxset generation, featuring all the greatest drama series ever broadcast as well as the weirdest game shows, controversial reality TV experiments and breathtaking nature documentaries. It is a must for anyone who wants to know why India's Ramayan is legendary, why Roots was groundbreaking, or what the ending of Lost was all about. Written by an international team of critics, authors, academics, producers and journalists, this book reviews TV series from more than 20 countries, highlights classic episodes to watch and also provides cast summaries and production details.

Collins Gem Classic Singles

Author: Robert Dimery
Editor: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780004724867
Size: 18,23 MB
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What are the classic singles of the past 50 years? Which songs and which singers would you choose? Gem Classic Singles makes a selection of over 90 singles, giving full details about the songs, the singers, the success and the impact of each of the singles.