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Skiffle Ukulele Songbook - 2nd Edition By Jez Quayle
Paperback: $14.63
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In the late 1950s there was a skiffle craze in Great Britain. With its strong beat and fast tempos, skiffle music challenged the emerging rock 'n' roll. This book contains the full lyrics and chords... More > for 50 skiffle songs made famous by the likes of: the Vipers, Chas McDevitt, Lonnie Donegan, Ken Colyer, and the City Ramblers skiffle groups. Songs include: Rock Island Line, Midnight Special, Putting On The Style, Maggie May, Freight Train, Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O, Pick a Bale of Cotton ... and many other classics from the repertoires of professional and amateur skiffle groups of the era. Each song has been arranged for the ukulele, and is presented over a double-page spread with chords above the lyrics. There is also instruction in how to strum the ukulele when playing skiffle songs, and a valuable explanation of the 'three chord trick'. All profits from this book are donated to Save the Children.< Less
Skiffle Songbook - 50 Classic Songs for Guitar - 2nd Edition By Jez Quayle
Paperback: $14.09
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In the late 1950s there was a skiffle craze in Great Britain. With its strong beat and fast tempos, skiffle music challenged the emerging rock ‘n’ roll. Estimates suggest that at the... More > height of the craze there were upwards of 30,000 skiffle groups in the country. This book contains the full lyrics and guitar chords for 50 skiffle songs made famous by the likes of: the Vipers, Chas McDevitt, Lonnie Donegan, Ken Colyer, and the City Ramblers skiffle groups. Songs include: ‘Rock Island Line’; ‘Midnight Special’; ‘Putting On The Style’; ‘Maggie May’; ‘Freight Train’; ‘Don’t You Rock Me Daddy-O’; ‘Pick a Bale of Cotton’ ... and many other classics from the repertoires of professional and amateur skiffle groups of the era. Each song is presented over a double-page spread with chords above the lyrics. There is also instruction in how to strum the guitar when playing skiffle songs, and a valuable explanation of the ‘three chord trick’. All profits from this book are donated to Save the Children.< Less
Skiffle Ukulele Songbook - 2nd Edition - Ebook Edition By Jez Quayle
eBook (PDF): $5.61
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In the late 1950s there was a skiffle craze in Great Britain. With its strong beat and fast tempos, skiffle music challenged the emerging rock 'n' roll. This book contains the full lyrics and chords... More > for 50 skiffle songs made famous by the likes of: the Vipers, Chas McDevitt, Lonnie Donegan, Ken Colyer, and the City Ramblers skiffle groups. Songs include: • Rock Island Line • Midnight Special • Putting On The Style • Maggie May • Freight Train • Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O • Pick a Bale of Cotton ... and many other classics from the repertoires of professional and amateur skiffle groups of the era. Each song has been arranged for the ukulele, and is presented over a double-page spread with chords above the lyrics. There is also instruction in how to strum the ukulele when playing skiffle songs, and a valuable explanation of the 'three chord trick'. All profits from this book are donated to Save the Children.< Less
Introduction to Improvising Early Jazz By David Burnand
eBook (PDF): $1.59
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A brief introduction to improvising in the styles of jazz from the 1920s and 30s, and by extension in the styles of later Boogie Woogie, Rhythm & Blues, Rock n'Roll, Skiffle and Country music.
It Happened In Manchester By Michael Allen
eBook (PDF): $9.77
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A loving description of the emergence of the Beat Boom in Manchester, England in the early sixties, against the background of a city crawling its way into the Swinging Sixties. The book details the... More > early growth of skiffle and its rapid development into the Beat Boom. This was accompanied by the opening of scores of clubs across the area, clubs which gave the kids a place to go and the groups a place to play. By the mid-sixties Manchester had developed into one of the most vibrant and exciting entertainment centres in Britain. Clubs, dancehalls and hundreds of groups including some major names like The Hollies, Wayne Fontana and Hermans Hermits, each of which made a major impact in America. Hundreds of other, less famous groups, and the constant presence of another up and coming group called The Beatles. And, most of all, a funny, moving and wildly entertaining picture of a city by the Mersey whose important role in the pop boom of the sixties has been shamefully ignored or forgotten.< Less
It Happened In Manchester By Michael Allen
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A loving description of the emergence of the Beat Boom in Manchester, England in the early sixties, against the background of a city crawling its way into the Swinging Sixties. The book details the... More > early growth of skiffle and its rapid development into the Beat Boom. This was accompanied by the opening of scores of clubs across the area, clubs which gave the kids a place to go and the groups a place to play. By the mid-sixties Manchester had developed into one of the most vibrant and exciting entertainment centres in Britain. Clubs, dancehalls and hundreds of groups including some major names like The Hollies, Wayne Fontana and Hermans Hermits, each of which made a major impact in America. Hundreds of other, less famous groups, and the constant presence of another up and coming group called The Beatles. And, most of all, a funny, moving and wildly entertaining picture of a city by the Mersey whose important role in the pop boom of the sixties has been shamefully ignored or forgotten.< Less
ONE WEEK IN SEPTEMBER By Peter Rogerson
eBook (PDF): $1.97
Andrew Greenleigh is in his middle years and has started questioning the more important aspects of his life when he discovers an old diary he wrote during his teens. In it he rediscovers his first... More > forays into the opposite sex and on the spur of the moment decides to see how life has treated them. At the same time his wife has won a competition that allows her a week at a dodgy health farm, where she meets her own schoolgirl hero, the then skiffle singer Bertie Withers. This is the mix, and what happens during that one week in September might quite easily be predicted!< Less
ONE WEEK IN SEPTEMBER By Peter Rogerson
Paperback: $15.17
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Andrew Greenleigh is in his middle years and has started questioning the more important aspects of his life when he discovers an old diary he wrote during his teens. In it he rediscovers his first... More > forays into the opposite sex and on the spur of the moment decides to see how life has treated them. At the same time his wife has won a competition that allows her a week at a dodgy health farm, where she meets her own schoolgirl hero, the then skiffle singer Bertie Withers. This is the mix, and what happens during that one week in September might quite easily be predicted!< Less
Early Jazz By David Burnand
eBook (PDF): $0.00
This booklet introduces the improvisational style associated with jazz of the 1920s and 30s, demonstrating an underlying unity of approach to the melodic interpretation of harmony, and one which... More > continued in Boogie Woogie, R&B, Rock ‘n Roll, Skiffle and Country music, even if modern jazz took a different route. It concludes with 61 examples from the tunes and improvisations of W.C Handy, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, George Lewis, Sidney Bechet, Benny Goodman and many others.< Less