Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music (Paperback)
* Musical legends, from "outsiders" like the Shaggs and the Carter family, to giants like the Beatles, Elvis, and Weird Al Yankovic
* The stories of legendary music venues like the Grand Ole Opry, the Apollo, and the Fillmore
* How a computer glitch led to Right Said Fred's 1991 hit "I'm Too Sexy"
* Why waltzing was considered as scandalous in its early days as rock was in its early days
* The birth of the banjo, the electric guitar, karaoke, and the Stradivarius violin
* How John Williams struck a universal chord with his score for 'Star Wars'
* Go underground to play the world's largest natural musical instrument
* What happened at Woodstock and other weird concert mishaps
And much, much more!
|Genre||MUSIC / Reference|
|Publisher Date||2008-03-10 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||1.5 lb|
|Authors||Bathroom Readers' Institute|
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If you like music and music history, you will like this. Several quick stories that explore everything from the history of music to the latest artist. Very informative and easy to read.Read More
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