The Decibel Diaries

Author: Carter Alan
Editor: University Press of New England
ISBN: 1512600474
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Sometimes a rock concert is more than just an event. Every so often a band's performance becomes a musical milestone, a cultural watershed, a political statement, and a personal apotheosis. On any given night a rock concert can tell the truth about who we are, where we are, and what's going on in music and life right now. In The Decibel Diaries, Carter Alan, longtime DJ and music director at WZLX in Boston, chronicles a lifetime in rock with a tour through fifty concerts that defined such moments - from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young playing in the rain when Richard Nixon resigned to Talking Heads and the first stirrings of punk in the basement bars of New York and Boston to the bluegrass angel Alison Krauss and the adaptable veteran Robert Plant forging a plangent, plaintive postmodern synergy. For each event Alan shows us what it was like to be there and telescopes out to reveal how this show fit into the arc of the artist's career, the artist's place in music, and the music's place in the wider world. Taken together, The Decibel Diaries is a visceral and visionary portrait of nearly fifty years of rock 'n' roll.

A Blues Bibliography

Author: Robert Ford
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351398482
Size: 14,91 MB
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This book provides a sequel to Robert Ford's comprehensive reference work A Blues Bibliography, the second edition of which was published in 2007. Bringing Ford's bibliography of resources up to date, this volume covers works published since 2005, complementing the first volume by extending coverage through twelve years of new publications. As in the previous volume, this work includes entries on the history and background of the blues, instruments, record labels, reference sources, regional variations, and lyric transcriptions and musical analysis. With extensive listings of print and online articles in scholarly and trade journals, books, and recordings, this bibliography offers the most thorough resource for all researchers studying the blues.

Trailer Park Avenue Diaries Volume Six 2005 2009

Author: Kenneth Carmon Clements
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1105479250
Size: 16,68 MB
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Trailer Park Avenue Diaries, Volume Six, 2005-2009 Written by Kenneth Carmon Clements, this volume continues with the ongoing insane compulsive behaviors of the writer living in Astoria, New York and working in Manhattan. The diaries are many things...boring, inane, shocking...but above all, they are honest and raw. How does a person go from a childhood home in a trailer park to a two bedroom apartment on Park Avenue in Manhattan? Reader beware...

Dog Training Diaries

Author: Tom Shelby
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1510737324
Size: 16,84 MB
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***Modern Dog magazine's editor's choice pick for 2019*** Are you inadvertently rewarding your dog's bad behavior? Are you misinterpreting the peeing at the door? In Dog Training Diaries, lifelong dog trainer Tom Shelby captures the basic guidelines of training dogs and offers advice, strategies, and personal insight to deal with the most common problematic situations dog owners face. Harmony obstacles include: Pulling on the leash Jumping Eating chair legs Separation anxiety Housebreaking Aggression And more! Tom’s personal stories from his life as a dog trainer allow readers to journey through all dog walks of life—from mansions to suburban parking lots—as he explains how to restore the special relationship between dog and owner. Dog Training Diaries will help readers harmonize, understand, teach, and learn from their dogs—because harmony between dog and family is what it’s all about.

The Texan S Royal M D Mills Boon Desire Duchess Diaries Book 4

Author: Merline Lovelace
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1474002900
Size: 16,96 MB
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Is this a royal doc’s holiday fling...or the real thing? Find out in this story from USA TODAY bestselling author Merline Lovelace!

The Botox Diaries

Author: Janice Kaplan
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345478339
Size: 16,52 MB
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In a world where plastic surgery is as popular as a pair of sexy Manolo Blahniks, suburban single mom Jessica Taylor is trying to make it past forty with nothing more than moisturizer and a swipe of mascara. Her glamorous best friend, TV producer Lucy Baldor, has a different idea of aging gracefully. “My body is a temple,” Lucy explains. “I just don’t want it to crumble like St. John the Divine.” Jess and Lucy’s friendship has weathered the trials of marriage, the births of children, and the transition from itty-bitty bikinis to “Kindest Cut” one-piece suits. Now the women are discovering that midlife crises aren’t just for men—they’re equal-opportunity dilemmas. To Jess’s dismay, Lucy announces that she’s taken a lover. A very famous lover. Her husband, Dan, is bound to find out (especially after a picture of the amorous duo appears on Page Six of the New York Post), but Lucy’s too wrapped up in the joys of expensive lingerie and romantic retreats to care. Jess finds herself in the midst of her own romantic predicament when, after ten years of silence, her sexy French ex-husband, Jacques, ends up back in her life—and in her bed. Whether navigating bake sales, bicoastal affairs, or bagels-and-Botox parties, these wise and witty women know that their friendship will remain the one true thing they can count on. Well, that and a good push-up bra, of course. And their bond withstands everything—from an orgy in Willie Nelson’s trailer to a reality TV-show bachelor named Boulder. Funny, brazen, and often poignant, this irresistible novel offers an unexpected and entertaining look at two women’s midlife adventures. From Thai massage to tantric sex, who would have thought forty could be so much fun?

The Diaries Of Jane Somers

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Dunces With Wolves

Author: Nick Louth
Editor: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 0857193767
Size: 16,57 MB
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When it comes to money, Bernard Jones is a bit of a dunce. The retired civil servant and amateur investor discovers that when share prices start plunging his wealth falls even faster. As the credit crunch bites, he and his share club cronies at the Ring o'Bells pub find they can't bank on a bank, build wealth on a housebuilder, nor rely on a retailer. Bernard can, however, rely on his domineering wife Eunice. A woman of persistent passion and advancing dress size, she single-handedly keeps Britain's consumer spending alive. From sustainable teak gnocchi spoons to Andalucian macramé shoe organisers, there isn't much you can teach Eunice about stocking up on essentials. Though Eunice runs the household with a rod of organic celery, Bernard is never quite defeated. His elevenses of biscuits and cakes may be switched for endive and papaya salad, his prostate prodded, his railway modeling hobby ridiculed, but he comes out fighting. With a mordant eye and caustic pen, he goes in to battle not just against the injustices of marriage, but on behalf of the financially downtrodden everywhere. For those who lost money on Northern Rock, those who were short-changed by Equitable Life and those who were gobbled up by the wolves of the stock market, Bernard Jones is your champion, an anti-hero for our age of over-achievement.

The Ballad Of Blind Tom

Author: Deirdre O'Connell
Editor: Overlook Press
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Traces the life of blind autistic savant Tom Wiggins, from his manifestation of musical talents by the age of four and his limited freedom from slavery to his performances for celebrities and the ways in which racism affected his life in the late nineteenth century. 25,000 first printing.