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Lights, Camera, Soundtracks free pdf Lights, Camera, Soundtracks surveys over 50 years of rock 'n' roll movies, musicals and performance films. The book identifies the top guns involved in each film, provides a storyline, rates the film, and reviews its soundtrack. From pop and rock musicals, like the classic Elvis Presley vehicle Jailhouse Rock and the recent Tenacious D showpiece The Pick of Destiny, to performance films and documentaries like Woodstock and Dig!, and the bumping bootilicious jams of the blaxploitation genre, all manner of rock and popular music film is here. And special mention is made of the rock and pop luminaries who have written film scores, such as Peter Gabriel, Nick Cave and Ry Cooder. This is the ultimate, indispensable book for film and music lovers alike.

About Martin C. Strong

MARTIN C. STRONG has been researching and compiling discographies for around 25 years, among them The Great Metal Discography, The Great Alternative and Indie Discography, The Great Psychedelic Discography and, of course, The Great Rock Discography and The Essential Rock Discography. He is currently working on the second installment of Lights, Camera, Soundtracks which focuses on classical soundtracks and film scores. He lives in Falkirk, Scotland.BRENDON GRIFFIN has worked sporadically on the Great Rock Discography series since the late 90's. His work has also appeared in Songlines and Record Collector, and he's a regular contributor to HMV Choice. When not fielding exacting calls from Martin, he's often wandering abroad for Rough Guides, contributing to the West Africa, Central America, Bolivia, Spain and Portugal titles, and writing Spain: 25 Ultimate Experiences. He lives in Edinburgh with his wife Erika

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Author : Martin C. Strong
Publisher : Canongate Books Ltd
Data Published : 18 September 2008
ISBN : 1847670032
EAN : 9781847670038
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 896 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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