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1001 Songs


The stories behind the great songs of all time - from Gershwin to Missy Elliott, from Bob Dylan to Alicia Keys, Sinatra to Offsping, Leonard Cohen to Pulp. As we enter the age of iPod domination, people are listening to music in a completely new way, mixing up their tastes and their favourite tunes in massive jukeboxes with a random button. The age of albums is over! '1001 Songs' tells the stories behind the best and most popular songs of the last century. It reveals background facts that will fascinate and intrigue, biographical information on each performer and also boasts a guide to the definitive and the oddball covers of songs. The book also features over 400 show-stopping, full colour, rarely seen read more

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ISBN:

9781740663311

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

23cm x 19cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2005

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Toby Creswell

Toby Creswell has been writing about popular culture for 30 years. After editing the Australian edition of Rolling Stone for 10 years he co-founded the magazine publishing house Terraplanet.  He has written numerous books: 1001 Songs, Love Is in the Air, Notorious Australians, Too Much Ain’t Enough, The Real Thing (with Martin Fabinyi) and 1001 Australians.