Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music
by Bathroom Readers' Institute


Overview - Uncle John has proven once again that he is in tune with our legion of loyal readers. This 516-page musical masterpiece dedicated to all things noteworthy ranges from silly one-hit wonders to culture-changing musical milestones. You'll get a glimpse into the future of music and go back to the days when prehistoric man first started communicating in song.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Uncle John has proven once again that he is in tune with our legion of loyal readers. This 516-page musical masterpiece dedicated to all things noteworthy ranges from silly one-hit wonders to culture-changing musical milestones. You'll get a glimpse into the future of music and go back to the days when prehistoric man first started communicating in song. So plug in your amp, turn the dial up to 11, and have a blast reading about…

- The origins of nearly every genre and style of music -- including rock, country, jazz, the blues, rhythm-and-blues, hip hop, punk, folk, polka, opera, muzak, disco, and even marching bands
- 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'


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  • ISBN: 9781607106050
  • Publisher: Portable Press
  • Date: May 2012
 
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