Music Books by Bear Family Records
Books by Bear Family Records
A short glance
JERRY LEE LEWIS
Nicknamed 'The Killer' and one of the greatest rock 'n' roll stars of all time, ol' Jerry Lee's Mercury Records career is covered here in three chronological volumes: 1963 - 1968, 1969 - 1972, and 1973 - 1977.
THE SUN COUNTRY YEARS
Country Music in Memphis, 1950 - 1959 by Colin Escott, Martin Hawkins & Hank Davis Sun Records of Memphis, Tennessee is still the most famous record label in the history of popular music. Owner Sam Phillips started the Memphis Recording Service back in 1950, and it became Sun Records in 1952.
A Legend in his own Time - A bio/discography 1949 - 1985 by Richard Weize & Charles Wolfe He has composed no less than three of the most important songs in the history of country music, I Cant Stop Loving You, Oh Lonesome Me and Sweet Dreams. Donald Eugene Gibson truly has become a legend in his own time, and a complete discography is essential to understand his long and prolific career ...
The Golden Years - A bio/discography 1949 - 1957 by Bob Pinson, Richard Nashville-born singer Kitty Wells was truly the First Lady of Country Music. Her recordings between 1949 and 1957 redefined the role of women in modern country music. This book covers that period.
A Biographical Essay, with discography 1950 - 1970 by Colin Escott & Richard Weize This outstanding vocalist from Durham, North Carolina, had one of the most heavenly voices in the history of R&B. Before Clyde McPhatter turned solo he was a member of two heralded vocal groups, The Dominoes and The Drifters.
Bluegrass, 1950 - 1958 - A bio/discography 1950 - 1958 by Neil V. Rosenberg & Charles K. Wolfe From Rosine, Kentucky, William Smith Monroe (1911 - 1996) was the father of bluegrass music. He began recording in the 1930s and was still recording in the early 1990s. Monroe composed such classic tracks such as Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Kentucky Waltz and My Rose Of Old Kentucky…
Elvis Presley, The Beatles. Roy Orbison, The Temptations, Wanda Jackson, Johnny Cash, the Beach Boys, Dusty Springfield, and many more. They all have one thing in common: some thirty or even forty years ago they produced German language 45s. Hundreds of lesser known artists tried to woo the German audience with the same tactic. Most of these 45s were quickly forgotten, but they have now become sought-after and very expensive collectors' items.
Thank You For The Days The 60s Picture Book
The Sixties were the most important decade in the development of pure pop music. New directions, new fads and trends, new sounds. And, most of all, new faces ...almost weekly.