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1963 The Year Of The Revolution

Author : Ariel Leve
ISBN : 0062120441
Genre : History
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1963 It was the year that Cold War protagonists sought a truce, the race to space stepped up a gear, feminism and civil rights flexed their political muscles, and President John F. Kennedy's assassination numbed the world. But as the front pages of history were being printed, the scoop of the century slipped by unnoticed. On January 13, 1963, two then-largely unknown musical acts made their first appearances on nationwide television in Britain. Neither the Beatles nor Bob Dylan could have known it at the time, but through some strange alchemy the anthems of social upheaval were being heard by a mass audience—and these artists were the catalyst. Within the year, their voices were captivating millions of ears around the world. The Beatles had become the poster boys of a revolution that still influences us to this day, and Dylan its prophet. In short, 1963 saw the birth of a global demographic power shift. Within that one year, youth, for the first time in history, had become a commercial and cultural force that commanded the attention of government and religion and exercised the power to shape society. 1963: The Year of the Revolution is the first book to recount the kinetic story of the liberation of youth through music, fashion, and the arts—and in the voices of those who changed the world so radically, from Keith Richards to Eric Clapton, Mary Quant to Vidal Sassoon, Graham Nash to Peter Frampton, Alan Parker to Gay Talese, Stevie Nicks to Norma Kamali, and many more. It is an oral history that records, documentary-style, the incredible roller-coaster ride of that year, in which a group of otherwise obscure teenagers would become global superstars. It serves not only as a fast-paced, historical eyewitness account but as an inspiration to anyone in search of a passion, an identity, and a dream.

The Sun The Moon The Rolling Stones

Author : Rich Cohen
ISBN : 9780804179249
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A panoramic narrative history that will give readers a new understanding of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of the Vanity Fair contributor—and co-creator of HBO’s Vinyl—who was along for the ride as a young reporter on the road with the band in the 1990s Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway—privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen’s chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a kid who grew up on the music and for whom the Stones will always be the greatest rock ’n’ roll band of all time. The story begins at the beginning: the fateful meeting of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on a train platform in 1961—and goes on to span decades, with a focus on the golden run—from the albums Beggars Banquet (1968) to Exile on Main Street (1972)—when the Stones were prolific and innovative and at the height of their powers. Cohen is equally as good on the low points as the highs, and he puts his finger on the moments that not only defined the Stones as gifted musicians schooled in the blues and arguably the most innovative songwriters of their generation, but as the avatars of so much in our modern culture. In the end, though, after the drugs and the girlfriends and the rows, there is the music. The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones makes you want to listen to every song in your library anew and search out the obscure gems that you’ve yet to hear. The music, together with Cohen’s fresh and galvanizing consideration of the band, will define, once and forever, why the Stones will always matter. Praise for The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones “Fabulous . . . The research is meticulous. . . . Cohen’s own interviews even yield some new Stones lore.”—The Wall Street Journal “[Cohen] can catch the way a record can seem to remake the world [and] how songs make a world you can’t escape.”—Pitchfork “No one can tell this story, wringing new life even from the leathery faces of mummies like the Rolling Stones, like Rich Cohen. . . . The book beautifully details the very meaning of rock ’n’ roll.”—New York Observer “Masterful . . . Hundreds of books have been written about this particular band and [Cohen’s] will rank among the very best of the bunch.”—Chicago Tribune “Cohen, who has shown time and time again he can take any history lesson and make it personal and interesting . . . somehow tells the [Stones’] story in a whole different way. This might be the best music book of 2016.”—Men’s Journal “[Cohen’s] account of the band’s rise from ‘footloose’ kids to ‘old, clean, prosperous’ stars is, like the Stones, irresistible.”—People “You will, as with the best music bios, want to follow along on vinyl.”—The Washington Post “A fresh take on dusty topics like Altamont and the Stones’ relationship with the Beatles . . . Cohen takes pilgrimages to places like Nellcôte, the French mansion where the Stones made Exile on Main Street, and recounts fascinating moments from his time on tour.”—Rolling Stone “On the short list of worthwhile books about the Stones . . . The book is stuffed with insights.”—San Francisco Chronicle

It S Revolution Actively

Author : John McGreal
ISBN : 9781788033541
Genre : Art
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John McGreal's three new books – It’s Reproduction, Contently, It’s Revolution, Actively and It’s Transformation, Contently – continue the ‘It’ Series published by Matador since 2010.

1956 The World In Revolt

Author : Simon Hall
ISBN : 9780571312344
Genre : History
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Popular uprisings in Poland and Hungary shake Moscow's hold on its eastern European empire. Across the American South, and in the Union of South Africa, black people risk their livelihoods, and their lives, in the struggle to dismantle institutionalised white supremacy and secure first-class citizenship. France and Britain, already battling anti-colonial insurgencies in Algeria and Cyprus, now face the humiliation of Suez. Meanwhile, in Cuba, Fidel Castro and his band of rebels take to the Sierra Maestra to plot the overthrow of a dictator... 1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom. In response to these unprecedented challenges to their authority, those in power fought back, in a desperate bid to shore up their position. It was an epic contest, and one which made 1956 - like 1789 and 1848 - a year that changed our world.

Die Sonne Der Mond Die Rolling Stones

Author : Rich Cohen
ISBN : 9783641163921
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ist Rock die Erlösung? Gibt es einen Weg, in Würde alt zu werden? Als junger Journalist erhält Rich Cohen in den Neunzigern einen Auftrag, der alles verändert. Er bekommt die einmalige Chance, die Rolling Stones auf ihren US-Touren zu begleiten. Unterwegs mit der Band, verfällt er rasch ihrer einzigartigen Faszination. Wird Teil des Epos »Rolling Stones«. Und schneller, als er sich umschauen kann, zum Insider, eingeweiht in die typischen Witze, die Kameradschaft, die bisweilen bissigen Umgangsformen, das harte Leben der größten Rockband aller Zeiten. Doch neben all den Drogen und Affären, den Auseinandersetzungen und zahllosen Wiedervereinigungen ist es die Musik, die bleibt. Dieses Buch ist der rigorose Blick eines Mannes, der ganz nah dran war und noch immer ist an der legendären Band, die Generationen prägte. Und zugleich eine bahnbrechende Kulturgeschichte. Ein Buch, so gut, so frech, so elegant – so anders, dass es sich liest wie ein Roman.

1963 That Was The Year That Was

Author : Andrew Cook
ISBN : 9780752492315
Genre : History
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A compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, national and international politics from 1963, including: The Beatles' first No 1, the coldest winter since 1740, Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, the Great Train Robbery, the Profumo Affair, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley's killings, the first woman in Space, Valentina Tereshkova, James Bond becomes an international phenomenon, 70,000 protest against nuclear weapons in London, Harold Wilson's election, and the onset of 'new politics' and satire, the assassination of JFK, the BBC launch of Doctor Who.

Rue Des Mal Fices

Author : Jacques Yonnet
ISBN : 9788859232360
Genre : Travel
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Jacques Yonnet racconta con una poesia sottile e ironica il vero ventre parigino attraverso i suoi aspetti più insoliti: storie sorprendenti e sospese, probabilmente romanzate ma su cui tuttora c’è chi è pronto a giurare, racconti senza tempo che si incrociano con i rumori e le paure di una città violata da uno straniero odiato e barbaro; di fronte all’occupante nazista Parigi si chiude a riccio e sembra voler meditare sulla propria storia, raccontandola al cronista sensibile come un grandioso atto di scongiuro. Rue des Maléfices è un libro aspro, denso, pervaso da un’atmosfera unica e originalissima che pare volersi mimetizzare con le pietre, le strade, le “piazze della città, raccontandole con una propensione al fantastico e al grottesco che è la cifra inimitabile dello stile di Yonnet. Pubblicato nel 1954 a Parigi, divenne immediatamente un libro di culto, tanto da dare origine a un autentico filone letterario e a molte imitazioni; torna finalmente in libreria nella traduzione brillante e completamente riveduta di Guido Lagomarsino, accompagnata da un ricco apparato di note e dalle splendide foto di Robert Doisneau, amico dell’autore e compagno di scorribande e perlustrazioni nei bistrot e per le strade di una Parigi oggi quasi scomparsa. Il libro che Raymond Queneau considerava la cosa più importante mai scritta su Parigi.

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