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Behind the Song: The Stories of 100 Great Pop and Rock Classics

Behind the Song: The Stories of 100 Great Pop and Rock Classics

by Michael Heatley, Spencer Leigh
     
 
Uncover those fascinating and fun tidbits that give new meaning to your musical memory. See what inspired James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" and Alanis Morrisette's "You Oughta Know," and what the pop hit "My Sweet Lord" imitates, note for note. Other songs examined include "Born in the USA," "Hotel California," "Blue Suede Shoes," "House of the Rising Sun," "Biko," and

Overview

Uncover those fascinating and fun tidbits that give new meaning to your musical memory. See what inspired James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" and Alanis Morrisette's "You Oughta Know," and what the pop hit "My Sweet Lord" imitates, note for note. Other songs examined include "Born in the USA," "Hotel California," "Blue Suede Shoes," "House of the Rising Sun," "Biko," and lots more. The treasury of album covers, release dates, and chart positions will be a music lover's dream. 160 pages, 50 b/w illus., 7 3/4 X 9 1/2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713726510
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.45(d)

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