American Troubadours - Groundbreaking Singer Songwriters of The 60s

American Troubadours - Groundbreaking Singer
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  • 176 Pages
  • Paperback
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  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Publisher: Backbeat Books

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Reveals the work of nine key singer-songwriters of the 1960s: David Ackles, David Blue, Tim Buckley, Tim Hardin, Fred Neil, Phil Ochs, Tom Rapp, Tim Rose, & Tom Rush. Here are tales of their classic songs including "If I Were a Carpenter," "Everybody's Talkin'," "Song to the Siren," "Hey Joe," & "No Regrets." This book shows how these 9 artists each expanded the standard pop blueprint of the day & made a significant contribution to rock music's coming of age. A 32-page color section features rare & revealing photos, and a fully annotated and illustrated discography details the recorded output of the 9. Eight of them have been "rediscovered," their back-catalogues reissued and their reputations redefined. Only David Blue remains largely forgotten. Tim Buckley is the best known.

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This book shows how nine talented artists - David Ackles, David Blue, Tim Buckley, Tim Hardin, Fred Neil, Phil Ochs, Tom Rapp, Tim Rose and Tom Rush - each expanded the standard pop blueprint of the day and made a significant contribution to rock's coming of age, with songs like "If I Were a Carpenter," "Everybody's Talkin'" and "Hey Joe." Features photos throughout, discographies, and a great 32-page color section.

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  • Sales Rank: 73,520
  • ISBN: 0879306416
  • EAN: 9780879306410
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