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1001 Songs: You Must Hear Before You Die - 1001 (Paperback)
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1001 Songs: You Must Hear Before You Die - 1001 (Paperback)

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Paperback 960 Pages / Published: 21/09/2017
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Welcome to the expansive world of the '1001's', the iconic popular reference series covering everything from philosophy to beers. Whatever the topic, there are 1001 ways to look a little closer.

Fully updated for 2017

From Tin Pan Alley to the Brill Building, Bob Dylan to Kurt Cobain, and Joni Mitchell to Amy Winehouse, gifted songwriters have crafted a cherished body of music that has become part of our lives. Imagine the Fifties without the magical clamor of 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Hound Dog', the Seventies without the anthemic 'Le Freak' and 'Anarchy in the UK' or the Noughties without the leftfield pop of 'Toxic' or 'Crazy'.

1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die picks through nearly a century of music to bring you an inspiring selection of some of the greatest recordings ever made.

Each entry in this wonderfully browsable book tells the story of a great song. Find out what inspired the songwriter, what makes the track so enduring, which songs it influenced in turn and which cover version to listen out for. You'll also pick up a wealth of fascinating trivia along the way.

Fully updated for 2017, this is the ultimate playlist of the most iconic songs of the past century.

See the full 1001 Before You Die list of publications.

Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781844039876
Number of pages: 960
Weight: 1952 g
Dimensions: 208 x 162 x 58 mm

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