On This Day in Music History
Over 2,000 Popular Music Facts for Every Day of the Year
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On This Day in Music History by Jay Warner
Book Description(Book). The dictionary defines trivia as: "matter or things of very slight importance, commonplace, or ordinary." Yet anyone who has ever read anything about a favorite sports star, singer, historic figure or celebrity will find that it is often the so-called trivia that makes things memorable about that person or event. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this book. Add the context of the progression of hundreds of parallel lives through the timeline of a pseudo calendar format and it becomes anything but commonplace. This is especially intriguing when coupled with music history. Over 2,000 entries are listed in chronological order, covering every day of the year. By combining a calendar format with wonderful photos and illustrations, and an elevated element of trivia, this new kind of to-the-point history in "on-this-day" format sets a new trend in books for the instant gratification of 21st-century culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780634066931
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jay Warner
American Singing Groups, Paperback (April 2007)
This one-of-a-kind reference offers the definitive history of pop vocal groups, encompassing the doo-wop of Dion & the Belmonts, the Motown hits of the Supremes, the surf sound of the Beach Boys, country-rock of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and the slick pop sounds of 'N Sync. Each entry details the group's career, key members, and its influences.
On This Day in Black Music History, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Jay Warner
Covers history and events with more than 2000 facts about hundreds of artists. This work also demonstrates how black music is interwoven in American history.
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