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Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone

Marky Ramone · Simon & Schuster Australia
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone.Rolling Stone ranked the Ramones at #26 on its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time." They received a Grammy Lifetime...
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Watercolour Secrets

Jill Leman · Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Format: Paperback

This beautiful book showcases the work of the members of the prestigious Royal Watercolour Society, including Ken Howard, Sonia Lawson and many other fine and well-known contemporary watercolour painters. Each artist discusses their inspiration and gives their best practical advice for working...
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Auditions: The Complete Guide

Richard Evans · Routledge; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Auditions are an integral part of every performer's life. From getting into drama school through to a successful career in an overcrowded industry, Auditions: The Complete Guide offers crucial advice, resources and tried and tested techniques to maximise success before, during and after...
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Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancée and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Ginger Alden · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

ELVIS PRESLEY'S FIANCÉE AND LAST LOVE FINALLY TELLS HER STORY "Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you're not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to..." Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having...
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The Blues: A Visual History

Mike Evans · Sterling
Format: Hardcover

Originating in the African-American communities of the Deep South in the late nineteenth century, the blues gave birth to jazz, R&B, rock, punk, and country. From the impassioned slide guitar of the Mississippi Delta, to the electric sounds of Chicago's street corners, to the improvised...
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Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village

Tricia O?Brien. · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, the Conejo Valley was primarily home to the Chumash Indians, oak trees, and animals. Eventually, ranches took over, cowboys made the valley their home, and the area served as a country retreat for the adventurous people of Los Angeles. The producers of numerous movies...
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that embody rock and roll as a thing in itself--in the story each song tells, inhabits, and creates in its legacy.
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Stardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child in the Entertainment Business

Candy Bennici · Morgan James Publishing
Format: Hardcover

“Clean your room, do your homework, and dodge the paparazzi.” Have you ever wondered what life would be like raising a successful child actor? Stardom Happens gives you all the information you need to help your child get into the business and have a positive experience while...
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Underwater Puppies

Seth Casteel · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel's follow-up to the phenomenal Underwater Dogs -- now with puppies.The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, Underwater Dogs. Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater...
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Digital Photography: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Tom Ang · DK
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Learn how to capture, enhance, and transform your digital photographs taken with any camera, from phones to DLSRs with renowned photographer and teacher Tom Ang.This comprehensive photography companion shows you everything you need to do to start taking exquisite photographs with digital...
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Single Season Sitcoms, 1948-1979: A Complete Guide

Bob Leszczak · McFarland
Pages: 243
Format: Book

This book finally casts a spotlight on some short-lived and almost forgotten sitcoms--those which aired for only one single season. Many books have already been written about situation comedies that enjoyed long and storied runs on television but this volume focuses upon the others. Overflowing...
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Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Kim Gordon · Dey Street Books
Format: Print book

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty...
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A Man Called Harris: The Life of Richard Harris

Anthony Galvin · The History Press
Format: Print book

Richard Harris was a giant who oozed charisma on screen; offscreen, however, he was troubled and addicted to every pleasure life could offer. Coming from a repressed Irish Catholic background, he was forced by a teenage illness to abandon his beloved rugby, but not his macho appetites....
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