Dictionary of Rock and Pop Names by Mark Beech
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Dictionary of Rock and Pop Names
By Mark Beech

The Dictionary of Rock and Pop Names

Why Were They Called That? From "Aaliyah" to "ZZ Top"

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Dictionary of Rock and Pop Names by Mark Beech

Book Description

Mark Beech's 1998 predecessor, The A-Z of Names in Rock generated over 50 radio interviews, 15 articles, 7 features in nationals and two serialisations. This extended and updated version covers more genres than just rock (e.g. pop, punk, indie, reggae, soul, country, blues, folk, jazz, heavy metal, grunge and rap artists and bands) and will appeal to music fans internationally, as well as being the must-buy book for pub quiz fans. With almost 3,000 entries, it's a chance to discover why artists chose their names - and which ones shouldn't have. An informative and often humorous read, 'the world's leading expert on music names' (BBC), Mark Beech, is guaranteed another best-seller.* The KinksRay Davies said it was in honour of their 'kinky boots, similar to those worn by Honor Blackman in The Avengers'* Bono (Paul Hewson KBE) The U2 frontman, also known as Bono Vox, named after Bona Vox hearing aids.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844158072
ISBN-10: 1844158071
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 172mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Remember When
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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