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The Smiths

Author : Simon Goddard
ISBN : 1905287968
Genre : Music
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They were the most outstanding British guitar group of the 1980s, and one of the most successful indie acts of all time. Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce—better known as The Smiths—created just four studio albums during their brief career together, but left an influential legacy that can still be heard in many of the groups that followed in their wake. In the new edition of this indispensable guide, the exhaustive track-by-track commentary has the input and full cooperation of Mike Joyce, as well as contributions from Andy Rourke and Johnny Marr. Drawing upon the group’s private collection of studio tapes, Goddard describes numerous previously unheard takes, and reveals for the first time the names and details of songs that were never released. The book is illustrated with outstanding examples of the group’s distinctive record covers, and scores of rare stills.
Category: Music

Songs That Saved Your Life

Author : Simon Goddard
ISBN : 1781162581
Genre : Music
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"First published in 2002 under the title The Smiths - songs that saved your life"--P. 7.
Category: Music

Songs That Saved Your Life The Art Of The Smiths 1982 87 Revised Edition

Author : Simon Goddard
ISBN : 9781781162590
Genre : Music
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The Smiths' brief but brilliant career lasted only five years, long enough to carve their name as the greatest and most influential British band of the 1980s. From the perfect pop of 'This Charming Man' to their iconic masterpiece The Queen Is Dead, songwriters Morrissey and Johnny Marr created a body of work which saw them championed as the Lennon and McCartney of their day Songs That Saved Your Life has been hailed by both fans and critics as the essential book on The Smiths' music. The first examination of the group by acclaimed Mozipedia author Simon Goddard, it details the writing and recording of the entire Morrissey/Marr catalogue from their first bedroom demo to the band's sudden split including lost tracks and rare outtakes. This brand new edition has been thoroughly revised by the author to include an even more comprehensive studio chronology and easily referenced appendices covering live, radio and TV appearances. For new and diehard apostles alike, Songs That Saved Your Life remains the definitive document on the art of The Smiths.
Category: Music

Perfect From Now On

Author : John Sellers
ISBN : 9780743277099
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces how the author, a pop-culture journalist and reluctant fan of indie rock, grew up in the shadow of a Dylan-obsessed father, reevaluated his personal music listening habits after his favorite band broke up in 2004, and spent a night of drunken revelry at the side of one of his heroes. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Narrative Emotion And Insight

Author : Noël Carroll
ISBN : 9780271048574
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"A collection of essays, written for this volume by leaders in the field, that study the emotional and cognitive significance of narrative and its implications for aesthetics and the philosophy of art"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Morrissey

Author : Eoin Devereux
ISBN : 9781841504179
Genre : Music
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"Known for his outspoken and often controversial views on class, ethnicity and sexuality, Morrissey has remained an anti-establishment figure who continues to provoke argument, debate and devotion amongst critics and his many fans. Focusing exclusively on Morrissey's solo career, the collected essays in this important book make for a rich reading of Morrissey and his highly influential creative output."--P. [4] of cover.
Category: Music

The War That Saved My Life

Author : Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
ISBN : 9781101637807
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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#1 New York Times Bestseller Newbery Honor Book Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School) Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015 New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute—she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure for Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan—and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother? This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity—a classic in the making.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Mute Poems That Saved My Life

Author : Vidya Gargote
ISBN : 9781452520445
Genre : Poetry
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MUTE: Poems That Saved My Life! is an inspirational assortment of verses that is filled with the beautiful emotions of my journey. Readers will be able to associate themselves with my journey through these rhymes. The soul of this book lies in helping understand our own emotions. We all know what depression is, but this book brings out the nuances. We reject that we have depression and fall prey to its games. I suggest we radically accept it and bring major changes in our life. This is where you will find the difference between the dark and the light. You can make profound changes in your life only when you understand yourself better.
Category: Poetry

Mozipedia

Author : Simon Goddard
ISBN : 9781407028842
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Steven Patrick Morrissey is one of the most original and controversial voices in the history of popular music. With The Smiths, he led the most influential British guitar group of the 1980s, his enigmatic wit and style defining a generation. As a solo artist, he has continued to broach subjects no other singer would dare. Worshipped by some, vilified by others, Morrissey is a unique rock and roll creation. The 300,000 words of Mozipedia make this the most intimate and in-depth biographical portrait of the man and his music yet. Bringing together every song, album, collaborator, key location, every hero, book, film and record to have influenced his art, it is the summation of years of meticulous research. Morrissey authority Simon Goddard has interviewed almost everybody of any importance, making Mozipedia the last word on Morrissey and The Smiths.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Last Night A Dj Saved My Life

Author : Bill Brewster
ISBN : 9780802194367
Genre : Music
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“A riveting look at record spinning from its beginnings to the present day . . . A grander and more fascinating story than one would think” (Time Out). This is the first comprehensive history of the disc jockey, a cult classic now updated with five new chapters and over a hundred pages of additional material. It’s the definitive account of DJ culture, from the first record played over airwaves to house, hip-hop, techno, and beyond. From the early development of recorded and transmitted sound, DJs have been shaping the way we listen to music and the record industry. This book tracks down the inside story on some of music’s most memorable moments. Focusing on the club DJ, the book gets first-hand accounts of the births of disco, hip-hop, house, and techno. Visiting legendary clubs like the Peppermint Lounge, Cheetah, the Loft, Sound Factory, and Ministry of Sound, and with interviews with legendary DJs, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life is a lively and entertaining account of musical history and some of the most legendary parties of the century. “Brewster and Broughton’s ardent history is one of barriers and sonic booms, spanning almost 100 years, including nods to pioneers Christopher Stone, Martin Block, Douglas ‘Jocko’ Henderson, Bob ‘Wolfman Jack’ Smith and Alan ‘Moondog’ Freed.” —Publishers Weekly
Category: Music