The Rocklopedia Fakebandica
Have you ever wondered what the name of the cantina band in Star Wars was? Or how many fictional singers Elvis played? Or how many fake bands had real Top Ten hits? This hysterical, witty, and irreverent book answers all these questions and more.
Based on the popular Web site fakebands.com, The Rocklopedia Fakebandica contains almost 1,000 entries covering such pop-culture staples as Spinal Tap, the Monkees, the Partridge Family, the Blues Brothers, the Rutles, Schroeder, the Chipmunks, the Brady Kids, the California Raisins, the Commitments, the Archies, the Banana Splits, Eddie and the Cruisers, the Wonders, Phoebe Buffay, Miss Piggy, Josie and the Pussycats, Jessica Rabbit, School of Rock, and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Perfect for pop-culture addicts, trivia buffs, and music lovers of all stripes, The Rocklopedia Fakebandica is the consummate addition to any bookshelf, coffee table, or bathroom.
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Rocklopedia fakebandicaUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Based on a Web site that Information Week called "one of the most refreshing online wastes of time since the birth of the Web," this volume by comedian Childs lists hundreds of singers and bands that ... Read full review
Review: The Rocklopedia FakebandicaUser Review - Goodreads
It has been awhile since I read this book, but I recall thinking it was pretty inclusive and the "See also" lists were waaayyy too long. Take them out and you have a much shorter book. Read full review