1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Autore: Robert Dimery
Editore: Pier 9
ISBN: 9781743369081
Grandezza: 18,25 MB
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Now newly revised, this fascinating book is the ultimate critical guide to history's greatest albums . Freshly revised and updated - and now in its seventh year - 1001 ALBUMS YOU MUST HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE is your essential guide to the best recorded music. You'll find a mouth-watering choice of listening here: from Miles Davis's jazz landmark Kind of Blue (1959) to The White Stripes' triumphant Elephant (2003), alongside groundbreaking releases by contemporary artists. Explore musical history, from the symphonic pop of The Beach Boy's Pet Sounds to the gargantuan grunge of Nirvana's Nevermind. As well as the acknowledged milestones without which no such list would be complete, you'll discover many unexpected treats, such as Einsturzende Neubauten's power tool-enhanced soundscapes, and Aphex Twin's sonic troublemaking. 1001 ALBUMS YOU MUST HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE pays homage to the many forces who have shaped the world of contemporary music and dips into a multitude of genres - incorporating a vast quota of rock and pop, but also slices of jazz, funk, punk, disco, soul, hip-hop, experimental directions, world music, and a wide cross section of dance music. Detailed descriptions of each album are accompanied by fascinating insights and trivia. What album did Time magazine consider the greatest of the 20th Century? Which anthemic Prince song was his attempt to write Bob Seger-style country rock? And what links Count Basie and Batman? Relive Bob Dylan's darkly visionary Highway 61 Revisited, recorded in 1965 in an America at war with itself as well as Vietnam. Skip forward to Johnny Cash's remarkable renaissance in the 1990s and Ali Farka Toure's final masterpiece. From lesser-known cult gems to acknowledged classics, this new edition of 1001 ALBUMS YOU MUST HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE opens up a world of inspirational music for you to discover.

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Autore: Robert Dimery
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1844037142
Grandezza: 47,95 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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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 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Autore: Steven Jay Scheider
Editore: Pier 9
ISBN: 9781743363034
Grandezza: 61,27 MB
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With more than one and a half million copies sold worldwide in thirty languages, '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' celebrates the great and groundbreaking, classic and cult, must-see movies of all time, offering a treasure trove of incisive, witty, and revealing insights. Spanning more than a century of extraordinary cinema, this comprehensive volume brings together the most significant movies from every country and all genres, from action to Western, through animation, comedy, documentary, musical, thriller, noir, short, remance, and sci-fi. Completely revised and updated for 2013, this definitive edition features a fresh new design, 500 original movie posters, and 200 new movie stills. Fifty previously overlooked or recently discovered masterpieces are reviewed for the first time, taking their place alongside the box-office smashes and critically acclaimed films of movie history. Quotes from movie directors and critics, together with little-known facts complement the incisive reviews and vital statistics of each movie to make this the most fact-filled edition ever. So, whether your passion is rom-com or art house, 'The Blue Angel' or 'Blue Velvet', '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' is bound to become the only film book you will ever turn to.

1001 Songs 2013 Update

Autore: Robert Dimery
Editore: Cassell Illustrated
ISBN: 9781844037360
Grandezza: 30,14 MB
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What links Lead Belly, Lonnie Donegan and Black Betty? Whose gravestone inspired Phil Spector's first hit? And for which song did Johnny Rotten replace the singer from Def Leppard? The rich history of popular music is built on a foundation of classic songs. From Tin Pan Alley to the Brill Building, Bob Dylan to Kurt Cobain, and Joni Mitchell to Amy Winehouse, gifted songwriters have crafted a cherished body of music that has become part of our lives. Imagine the Fifties without the magical clamor of "Tutti Frutti" and "Hound Dog" the Seventies without the anthemic "Le Freak" and "Anarchy in the UK" or the Noughties without the Leftfield pop of "Toxic" or "Crazy". This music mirrors the times, both reflecting society at large ("A Change is Gonna Come", "The Message") and mapping our own personal highs ("God Only Knows") or lows ("Hurt"). And from 'Saturday Night Fish Fry' to Saturday Night Fever, it has helped us simply forget our problems. 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Diepicks through nearly a century of music to bring you an inspiring selection of some of the greatest recordings ever made. Each entry in this wonderfully browsable book tells the story of a great song. Find out what inspired the songwriter, what makes the track so enduring, which songs it influenced in turn and which cover version to listen out for. You'll also pick up a wealth of fascinating trivia along the way.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Autore: Peter Boxall
Editore: Pier 9
ISBN: 9781743364529
Grandezza: 25,23 MB
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Delve into the pages of this sumptuously illustrated book and take a tour of the greatest novels that the world has to offer. Read and enjoy.

The Greatest Albums You Ll Never Hear

Autore: Bruno MacDonald
Editore: Cassell
ISBN: 9781844037773
Grandezza: 31,11 MB
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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Autore: Stephen Farthing
Editore: Universe Pub
ISBN:
Grandezza: 19,13 MB
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Traces the history of great paintings from thirteenth century to the present, following each piece with information about the artist and the current location of the painting.

1001 Songs

Autore: Robert Dimery
Editore: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781844038800
Grandezza: 62,19 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3355
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From Tin Pan Alley to the Brill Building, Bob Dylan to Kurt Cobain, and Joni Mitchell to Amy Winehouse, gifted songwriters have crafted a cherished body of music that has become part of our lives. Imagine the Fifties without the magical clamor of 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Hound Dog', the Seventies without the anthemic 'Le Freak' and 'Anarchy in the UK' or the Noughties without the leftfield pop of 'Toxic' or 'Crazy'. 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die picks through nearly a century of music to bring you an inspiring selection of some of the greatest recordings ever made. Each entry in this wonderfully browsable book tells the story of a great song. Find out what inspired the songwriter, what makes the track so enduring, which songs it influenced in turn and which cover version to listen out for. You'll also pick up a wealth of fascinating trivia along the way. Updated for 2016, this edition also includes new entries for songs such as Bowie's 'Where Are We Now?', Pharrell's 'Happy', The War on Drugs' 'Eyes to the Wind' and Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off', amongst other additions.

1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die

Autore: Terry Gilliam
Editore: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780789327314
Grandezza: 38,77 MB
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Presents a year-by-year chronicle of comic books, graphic novels, and manga worldwide, from the earliest one-off albums to the latest in online comics and including some series and characters that have run for decades.