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80s Music Compendium (Paperback) (Dave Kinzer)

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"The 80s Music Compendium" is the ultimate resource for every 80s music fan, deejay, cover band, and music educator. After listening to all 4,172 songs that made Billboard's Hot 100 chart during the 80s, the author has compiled 113 lists that include over 3600 songs. What kind of lists? Inside, you'll find lists of songs in different genres, songs that use certain instruments, 80s hits that are remakes of songs from different decades, songs that are sung in foreign languages, songs for music educators, etc. Do you love pop songs with a mandolin? There's a list of mandolin songs. Love the sound of steel drums? There's a list of songs with steel drums. Love the accordion? Or the flute, koto, or oboe? There are lists for those instruments, and dozens more. Or maybe you're a guitar expert who loves a great guitar solo. Check out the list that has every single guitar solo from the 80s. There are also lists for every single piano, organ, harmonica, and saxophone solo. Music teachers and students will appreciate the sections that list songs with modulation, syncopation, drones, and countermelodies. Trivia buffs will love the sections with lists of songs with famous backup singers, and lists of 80s covers of hits from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Do you know how many hit songs from the 80s were sung in foreign languages? Or which songs were backed by an orchestra? How many instrumental songs hit the charts in the 80s? You'll know after you check out those lists. You'll also find some fun, miscellaneous lists, such as "The Longest Songs of the 80s", "Songs With Sound Effects", "Songs That Tell Stories", and "Songs With Fake Endings". Music from the 80s has never been organized like this!
Number of Pages: 302.0
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Reference
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Author: Dave Kinzer
Language: English
Street Date: September 13, 2015
TCIN: 50670244
UPC: 9781515287766
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-0584

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