One Thousand and One Songs
The fascinating stories behind more than a thousand best-loved songs from the last 50 years are explored in this entertaining collection. Intriguing background and biographical information on each song and its artist -- from Elvis and Fatboy Slim to Leonard Cohen and Pulp -- is included alongside more than 400 rare, full-color photographs of the musicians. Keeping in line with the way that iPods and other portable mp3 players have changed the way people listen to music -- with personalized playlists and mixes just a few clicks away -- this collection places more emphasis on specific songs than entire albums. The eclectic mix of profiled songs are randomly ordered, similar to a playlist, widening listeners' horizons while educating them on a variety of styles and artists.
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Review: 1001 Songs: The Great Songs of All Time and the Artists, Stories and Secrets Behind ThemUser Review - Regina Hunter - Goodreads
Limited song selection, I like 1001 songs to listen to before you die, more than this one. Read full review
Review: 1001 Songs: The Great Songs of All Time and the Artists, Stories and Secrets Behind ThemUser Review - Ketan Shah - Goodreads
A must for any music fan. Makes you want to run out and listen to all the songs listed that you haven't heard yet. Read full review