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Hook, Line & Singer: A Sing-a-Long Book
Cerys Matthews.
Publisher: Particular Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147173.  Daedalus Item Code: 51221
A British singer and radio DJ with fond memories of sing-a-longs in the car, Cerys Matthews here presents a treasury of popular tunes perfect for campfires, traveling, or any occasion of singing ... (Read More)
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House of Blues Learn to Play Blues Guitar, Level 2: A Complete System for Learning to Play Guitar
John McCarthy, contributor. Steve Gorenberg, text.
Publisher: Fred Russell.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780976434764.  Daedalus Item Code: 52549
With an emphasis on creativity and improvisation, this book contains the chords, scales, riffs, and leads you will need to play classic or contemporary blues. All of the music is written in ... (Read More)
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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York’s Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Sherill Tippins.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544334472.  Daedalus Item Code: 54448
Since its founding by a visionary French architect in 1884, the Chelsea Hotel has been an icon of American invention: an epicenter of New York's artistic and literary culture and a haven for the ... (Read More)
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The Intellectual's Checklist: More than 350 Esoteric Facts, Figures, and Philosophies Only the Smartest People Know
Richard J. Wallace & James V. Wallace.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781440530289.  Daedalus Item Code: 54587
Can you name all five movements of Beethoven's Missa solemnis in D major? Or all of the films that Kurosawa based on Western works? Or Dante's Nine Circles of Hell? If so, you're off to an ... (Read More)
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It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
Amanda Petrusich.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479043.  Daedalus Item Code: 42621
Part travelogue, part musical history, this book outlines and honors the rich traditions of gospel, blues, country, folk, and rock that fuel popular music, while also exploring America's changing ... (Read More)
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The Jewish Play Along: Vol I Yiddish & Israeli Classics with CD
Velvel Pasternak.
Publisher: Tara Books.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780933676657.  Daedalus Item Code: 52551
If you've always wanted to join in when you hear klezmer music, this audio CD and music book set is the perfect place to start. Recorded by New York's Neshoma Orchestra, the disc contains 15 tracks ... (Read More)
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
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Joseph Urban
John Loring.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810990265.  Daedalus Item Code: 53445
Illustrated throughout with page-filling color reproductions and archival photos—up to 19 x 11 inches—this monograph celebrates the work of prolific artist, architect, and designer Joseph Urban ... (Read More)
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Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226474.  Daedalus Item Code: 42653
The biographer of such screen pioneers as W.C. Fields, Mae West, the Marx Brothers, and Laurel and Hardy, as well as a teacher at the London Film School, Simon Louvish here delves into the early days ... (Read More)
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The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Leonard Bernstein. Nigel Simeone, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51993
A charismatic and brilliant conductor as well as a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), and film scores (On the Waterfront), ... (Read More)
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The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Series One and Two
Heidi Thomas. Jenny Agutter, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007490424.  Daedalus Item Code: 41655
Superbly written, exactingly produced, and brilliantly performed, the BBC period drama Call the Midwife has drawn in millions of viewers on both sides of the Atlantic. Whether you love the ... (Read More)
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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684831688.  Daedalus Item Code: 54024
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
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