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California Dreaming: The LA Pop Music Scene and the 60s By Andrew Hickey
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In 1960, a group of young men in California recorded an instrumental single, Moon Dawg, and started what would become known as surf music. Within a few years, those young men would have been... More > important parts of records by the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa, Canned Heat, the Monkees, and many more. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a look at the LA pop music scene of the 60s through the lens of its greatest records, looking at the interconnections between seemingly disparate bands and performers. Discover the song Davy Jones of the Monkees wrote about Captain Beefheart, or the member of the Mothers of Invention who named Buffalo Springfield and wrote songs for the Beach Boys. California Dreaming: The LA Pop Music Scene and the 60s takes you from the Gamblers' surf instrumentals, through sunshine pop by the Mamas and Papas and the Beach Boys, to Little Feat and Randy Newman, and shows how all these different artist influenced and inspired each other, in ways that might surprise you...< Less
California Dreaming: The LA Pop Music Scene and the 60s By Andrew Hickey
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In 1960, a group of young men in California recorded an instrumental single, Moon Dawg, and started what would become known as surf music. Within a few years, those young men would have been... More > important parts of records by the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa, Canned Heat, the Monkees, and many more. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a look at the LA pop music scene of the 60s through the lens of its greatest records, looking at the interconnections between seemingly disparate bands and performers. Discover the song Davy Jones of the Monkees wrote about Captain Beefheart, or the member of the Mothers of Invention who named Buffalo Springfield and wrote songs for the Beach Boys. California Dreaming: The LA Pop Music Scene and the 60s takes you from the Gamblers' surf instrumentals, through sunshine pop by the Mamas and Papas and the Beach Boys, to Little Feat and Randy Newman, and shows how all these different artist influenced and inspired each other, in ways that might surprise you...< Less
Blue Moon: A Literary Sonata By Hal Andress
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Pre 60's, 60's, post 60's historical fiction. young love, growing up in suburban America,the Vietnam war, the draft. Pop culture before there was pop culture; coming of age. What it was like before,... More > during and after the Beatles.< Less
Blue Moon: A Literary Sonata By Hal Andress
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Pre 60's, 60's, post 60's historical fiction. young love, growing up in suburban America,the Vietnam war, the draft. Pop culture before there was pop culture; coming of age. What it was like before,... More > during and after the Beatles.< Less
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THE ADVENTURES OF MOLLY JONES By Max Galli
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An exciting and funny comic book, Starring hip and sexy Molly Jones, secret agent for the MI5. Drawn in a late 60s pop-psychedelic style, with plenty of colourful graphics to match, "The... More > Adventures of Molly Jones" it's a masterpiece of 60s-influenced Mod-pop comic art. Introductory note by Rob Bailey (The New Untouchables). "Beautifully designed 8,5 X 11 inch book. We get a unique insight into the mind of Max Galli through his wonderful illustrations of scantily clad 60’s dolls and crazy hipsters with equally crazy story lines to accompany. Who says the 21st century lacks imagination? No one can accuse Max of that. The young Molly goes through a roller coaster ride of emotions and dangerous situations. What will become of this beautiful young woman?" THE NEW UNTOUCHABLES NEWSLETTER, 2008< Less
One Man and His Microphone By steve travis
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In this amusing book Steve holds nothing back in a ‘warts and all’ memoir of the perilous journey of a singer in a glam-rock band. Through the sex and drugs era of rock and pop into the... More > comparative safety of the country and western circuit. ‘One man and his microphone’ reads like a ‘Carry on’ film as it traces Steve's life in music. A guide book on how not to succeed as a singer with 50 years of cock-ups chasing that golden rock & roll dream told with much humour. A story about the music biz with its many pitfalls mixed with a smattering of sex, drugs, homosexuals and groupies and being arrested for armed robbery and finally becoming a country singer. This book will clearly strike a chord (or 3 chords) with anyone that ever dreamed of making it big in the cut throat world of pop music. Steve was born in 1951 in Colchester Essex. He played drums in a beat group in the 60’s, he formed the glam-rock band Plod in 1971, he then became a country entertainer in the 90’s.< Less
Lennon Versus Mccartney the Beatles, Inter Band Relationships and the Hidden Messages to Each Other In Their Song Lyrics By Adam Thomas
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Now, by popular demand, in ebook version. A stunning new book showing how the Beatles’ song lyrics contain secret conversations between John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Varying between strong... More > affection and outright hostility, these hidden messages clearly mirror the fluctuations the two Beatles were experiencing in their personal relationship at the time. The Beatles themselves have made only fleeting references to this troubled phase. Paul McCartney acknowledges what he calls the “song wars” period, confirming that, at the time, “I was really writing a lot of songs to John.” John Lennon meanwhile played down the negative tone of his messages saying “I’m entitled to call Paul what I want and vice versa. It’s in our family”< Less
Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Etc.: Classic Rock Discographies, Commentary, and Mono vs. Stereo Analysis By Dave Armstrong
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Motown native and baby boomer Dave Armstrong (born in 1958) provides a goldmine of information in this homage to classic rock, with massive, fact-filled discographies of songs by Motown artists, The... More > Beatles, The Beach Boys, Detroit Rock (1965-1975), Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, and Van Morrison: including data concerning stereo and mono versions, recording dates, producers, songwriters, Billboard chart positions, best-sounding recordings, and many other facts. Also contains chapters on the topics of rockabilly, a "blues and country musical pilgrimage" to the South, recent landmark albums by Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, selected Beatles mono recordings (deemed as superior to their stereo counterparts), a review of Beatles imitation groups, Bob Seger, classic rock artists 60 years or older, and favorite singles and albums from the classic rock era. A distinctly nostalgic tone is evident throughout. Any fan of classic rock (especially residents of Michigan and Detroiters) will love the musical reflections.< Less
Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Etc.: Classic Rock Discographies, Commentary, and Mono vs. Stereo Analysis By Dave Armstrong
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Motown native and baby boomer Dave Armstrong (born in 1958) provides a goldmine of information in this homage to classic rock, with massive, fact-filled discographies of songs by Motown artists, The... More > Beatles, The Beach Boys, Detroit Rock (1965-1975), Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, and Van Morrison: including data concerning stereo and mono versions, recording dates, producers, songwriters, Billboard chart positions, best-sounding recordings, and many other facts. Also contains chapters on the topics of rockabilly, a "blues and country musical pilgrimage" to the South, recent landmark albums by Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, selected Beatles mono recordings (deemed as superior to their stereo counterparts), a review of Beatles imitation groups, Bob Seger, classic rock artists 60 years or older, and favorite singles and albums from the classic rock era. A distinctly nostalgic tone is evident throughout. Any fan of classic rock (especially residents of Michigan and Detroiters) will love the musical reflections.< Less

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