Songs create the soundtrack for our lives: they inform, stimulate, tell us about ourselves, thrill us and make us glad to be alive. Some songs stay with you for three minutes; others a lifetime. Each has its own quality , its own story. Rockwiz is a successful Australian television quiz show series, focused on rock music and featuring different guest artist musicians who perform live in each episode and hosted by the charismatic Julia Zemiro.The latest instalment in a successful series, Rockwiz Decades is a comprehensive guide to, and documentation of, the best songs of each decade dating as far back as the 1950s. Author Toby Creswell reminds us of the great songs that the last 65 years have offered us, delving into the untold stories behind some of the best songs of all time-from Bob Dylan to Joan Baez, Pulp to Leonard Cohen, Pet Shop Boys to Beach Boys to Beyonce-no rolling stone is left unturned. Revisit long-forgotten memories from the world of music and the colourful characters it has spawned over the years. The ultimate book for music fans, and trivia buffs, with insider photos from Rockwiz and playlists from the decades, this is a defining celebration of music and song.
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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.
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Book Description 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. Songs create the soundtrack for our lives: they inform, stimulate, tell us about ourselves, thrill us and make us glad to be alive. Some songs stay with you for three minutes; others a lif.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 528 pages. 0.700. Bookseller Inventory # 9781743790670
Book Description 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1743790678