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  • How the Beatles Destroyed Rock N Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music

  • How the Beatles Destroyed Rock N Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music
    "There are no definitive histories," writes Elijah Wald, in this provocative reassessment of American popular music, "because the past keeps looking different as the present changes." Earlier musical styles sound different to us today because we hear them through the musical filter of other styles that came after them, all the way through funk and hip hop. As its blasphemous title suggests, How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll rejects the conventional pieties of mainstream jazz and rock history. Rather than concentrating on those traditionally favored styles, the book traces the evolution of popular music through developing tastes, trends and technologies-including the role of records, radio, jukeboxes and television -to give a fuller, more balanced account of the broad variety of music that captivated listeners over the course of the twentieth century. Wald revisits original sources-recordings, period articles, memoirs, and interviews-to highlight how music was actually heard and experienced over the years. And in a refreshing departure from more typical histories, he focuses on the world of working musicians and ordinary listeners rather than stars and specialists. He looks for example at the evolution of jazz as dance music, and rock 'n' roll through the eyes of the screaming, twisting teenage girls who made up the bulk of its early audience. Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and the Beatles are all here, but Wald also discusses l
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  • Marvel's The Avengers (3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD + Music)

  • Marvel's The Avengers (3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD + Music)
    Marvel makes cinematic history as it unites the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), and Capta (Chris Evans) assemble together for the very first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Director Joss Whedon creates an unprecedented universe that has become a global phenomenon. Packed with spectacular visual effects, and exclusive bonus features, including Marvel's first-ever Gag Reel, never-before-seen Marvel short, and an interactive Second Screen Experience, "Marvel's The Avengers" will blow your mind. Audio Commentary by Director Joss Whedon, Featurettes: "Assembling the Ultimate Team" and "A Visual Journey", Alternate Opening and Closing: Maria Hill Interrogation, "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47", "Second Screen", Gag Reel, Deleted and Extended Scenes, Soundgarden Music Video: "Live to Rise", Languages and Subtitles: English, French and Spanish. Digital Copy Subject to Expiration, Digital Music Download includes: "Live to Rise" by Soundgarden, "I'm Alive" by Shinedown, "Dirt and Roses" by Rise Against, "Even If I Could" by Papa Roach, "Unbroken" by Black Veil Brides, "Breath" by Scott Weiland, "Comeback" by Redlight King, "Into the Blue" by Bush, "New Way to Bleed" (Photek Remix) by Evanescence, "Count Me Out" by Pusher Jones, "Wherever I Go" by Buckcherry, "From Out of Nowhere" (Faith No Mor
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  • Waltz For Koop: Alternative Takes (Bonus Tracks)

  • Waltz For Koop: Alternative Takes (Bonus Tracks)
    Koop - Waltz For Koop: Alternative Takes (CD NEW)Label: Pastel MusicFormat: CDRelease Date: 21 Jul 2009No. of Discs: 1UPC: 828600304171
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  • Alfred 00-5618 Santa at the Symphony- also playable by strings only - Music Book

  • Alfred Music Publishing is the world s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for
    Alfred Music Publishing is the world s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. A charming and oftentimes hilarious arrangement of familiar classical music themes (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1812 Overture, and Brahms's First Symphony) cleverly interwoven with seasonal melodies (Silent Night, Jingle Bells and Nutcracker Suite). Originally a very popular band arrangement, this version provides a challenging and fun piece for school orchestras and is designed to work with strings alone or with all other instruments. Alternate parts and flexible scoring allow for wide programming
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  • Absolutely No Alternative (Dig)

  • Anvil - Absolutely No Alternative (CD NEW)Label: The End RecordsFormat: CDRelease Date: 08 May 2012No. of Discs: 1UPC: 654436027126Album Tracks1. Old School2. Green Jesus3. Show Me Your Tits4. No One To Follow5. Hair Pie6. Rubber Neck7. Piss Test8. Red Light9. Black or White10. Hero by Death
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  • A to X of Alternative Music

  • A to X of Alternative Music
    What do AC/DC and Aphex Twin have in common? David Bowie and Butthole Surfers? The Clash and the Chemical Brothers? On the surface, very little. Yet they are all representative of the most important movement in modern music - Alternative. What makes
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  • This Is the Sound: The Best of Alternative Rock

  • Identifies today's top alternative bands, observes what they're saying, and points out how they're affecting the present generation.
    From Nirvana and R.E.M. to Green Day and Belly, alternative bands are dominating the airways. This book looks at the hottest bands on the alternative music scene-their history, influences, concert personas, and distinctive styles. This is their sound-the sound of drums pounding and guitars wailing-the sound of rock'n'roll. Includes 50 photos.
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