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Lay Down My Sword And Shield

Author : James Lee Burke
ISBN : 9781439167663
Genre : Fiction
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Vintage James Lee Burke: The first novel introducing the memorable Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, coming of age against the backdrop of the civil rights era in a sultry border town. In hot and sultry Texas, Hack, an attorney and Korean War POW, is being pushed by his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends in the oil business to run for political office. But Hack would prefer to drink, look after his beloved horses, and represent the occasional long-shot pro bono case at his law firm. When Hack attempts to overturn a conviction for an old army buddy, he finds himself embroiled in the seamy underbelly of the Texas patronage system—and in the earliest beginnings of the United Farm Workers movement, led by a beautiful woman who speaks to his heart in a way no one else has. As Hack begins to bring justice to the underserved, he finds both a new love and a new purpose. With his skillful blend of engaging plotlines, compelling characters, and graceful prose, James Lee Burke demonstrates the shimmering clarity of vision that has made him beloved by suspense fans all over the globe.

Acoustic Music Source Book

ISBN : 9781619110991
Genre : Music
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Bill Bay asked me to write a follow up book to my last book, "The Bluegrass Pickers Tune Book (20233). If you like Bluegrass music (232 songs) I'd recommend getting that book to add to your collection. the focus of this book, the Acoustic Source Book is on roots and old-time music. the book is focused on the time period from late 1800's until 1940's. There are a few songs from the Bluegrass Book that were too important to be left out. I decided not to use any patriotic and Christmas songs and came up with a list of about 400 songs which eventually was cut down to over 200. During the late 1800's and early 1900's there was an important evolution in American music; the birth of jazz, ragtime, and blues. This was also the period of the phonograph and early commercial recordings. Music from the Minstrel period as well as traditional songs were used as staple for the roots musicians. In the early 1900's there were rags, blues, gospel, Tin-Pan Alley, jug band, spiritual, old-time country and popular songs. I've tried to include some of the well-known songs from every genre to give you a big slice of Americana. There are some great songs that are popular roots, bluegrass and old-time songs today that have never been published. There are also great songs that are not well known that should be played and enjoyed.Richard Matteson with Kara Pleasants Wildwood Flower Paul & Silas Meet Me By the Moonlight Scarborough Fair Water is Wide Richard Matteson with Jessica KasterBarbara Allen In the Pines Hop Along Peter Ain't Gonna Lay my Armor Down

Skiffle Songbook 50 Classic Songs For Guitar 2nd Edition

Author : Jez Quayle
ISBN : 9780244967901
Genre : Art
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In the late 1950s there was a skiffle craze in Great Britain. With its strong beat and fast tempos, skiffle music challenged the emerging rock ÔnÕ roll. Estimates suggest that at the height of the craze there were upwards of 30,000 skiffle groups in the country. This book contains the full lyrics and guitar chords for 50 skiffle songs made famous by the likes of: the Vipers, Chas McDevitt, Lonnie Donegan, Ken Colyer, and the City Ramblers skiffle groups. Songs include: ÔRock Island LineÕ; ÔMidnight SpecialÕ; ÔPutting On The StyleÕ; ÔMaggie MayÕ; ÔFreight TrainÕ; ÔDonÕt You Rock Me Daddy-OÕ; ÔPick a Bale of CottonÕ ... and many other classics from the repertoires of professional and amateur skiffle groups of the era. Each song is presented over a double-page spread with chords above the lyrics. There is also instruction in how to strum the guitar when playing skiffle songs, and a valuable explanation of the Ôthree chord trickÕ. All profits from this book are donated to Save the Children.

Harmony Singing

Author : Susan Mazer
ISBN : 0739028111
Genre : Music
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If you've ever wondered how to create a vocal harmony part, this book is the perfect place to start. Susan Mazer teaches the basics of theory, how to listen to other parts as you sing, the easy way to make your own arrangements and more. You can try out what you learn with songs in traditional, folk, sacred, and popular styles, and explore the key composers, singers and groups who shaped the history of harmony singing. The included CD lets you hear the various types of harmony and sing along with examples in the book.

Freedom Struggles

Author : Adriane Danette Lentz-Smith
ISBN : 9780674035928
Genre : History
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For many of the 200,000 African American soldiers sent to Europe with the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI, encounters with French civilians and colonial African troops led them to imagine a world beyond Jim Crow. This work explores how WWI mobilized a generation.

Country Music Records

Author : Tony Russell
ISBN : 9780199881543
Genre : Music
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More than twenty years in the making, Country Music Records documents all country music recording sessions from 1921 through 1942. With primary research based on files and session logs from record companies, interviews with surviving musicians, as well as the 200,000 recordings archived at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Frist Library and Archives, this notable work is the first compendium to accurately report the key details behind all the recording sessions of country music during the pre-World War II era. This discography documents--in alphabetical order by artist--every commercial country music recording, including unreleased sides, and indicates, as completely as possible, the musicians playing at every session, as well as instrumentation. This massive undertaking encompasses 2,500 artists, 5,000 session musicians, and 10,000 songs. Summary histories of each key record company are also provided, along with a bibliography. The discography includes indexes to all song titles and musicians listed.

A Treasury Of Hymns And Spirituals

ISBN : 9781609745097
Genre : Music
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There is a wide selection of hymns in this book, including traditional Hymns of Praise, Thanksgiving, Easter, and Lent. Added to this rich array are the most popular Hymns of Christmastide and a collection of our most beloved Spirituals. They have been arranged in the keys that are most suitable for singing, and can be played in a variety of styles using only the words and the accompanying chords. In cases where there are two versions of a particular tune, both have been included. If one version is not well known, however, the most widely used melody is selected.

The Daily Ukulele Songbook

Author : Jim Beloff
ISBN : 9781458426185
Genre : Music
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(Ukulele). Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing. Includes favorites by the Beatles, Beach Boys and Bob Dylan, folk songs, pop songs, kids' songs, Christmas carols and Broadway and Hollywood tunes, all with a spiral binding for ease of use. Also features a Tips & Techniques section, chord chart, and vintage ukulele-themed photos and art throughout. The Daily Ukulele offers ukulele fun all year long!

Direct From Death Row The Scottsboro Boys

Author : Harley White, Jr.
ISBN : 9780822220800
Genre : Drama
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New York cab rides often make strange political bedfellows, as the opening scene of Mike Batistick's PORT AUTHORITY THROW DOWN illustrates. The angry dark-skinned taxi driver is a Pakistani man [Pervez] sick and tired of being mistaken for an Arab. The m This is theater at its thought-provoking, affecting best. --Newsweek.

How To Play Banjo

Author : Morton Manus
ISBN : 1457414716
Genre : Music
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This is a complete five-string banjo course for the beginner that is easy and fun to play. Learn to play the basic strums, chords, banjo techniques and many folk songs. You will learn how to read music as well as tune the banjo to G, C and D tuning. There is a fingering chart to help you find notes on the first four strings in all three tunings.

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