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Author Padgett, Ray, author.

Title Cover Me [electronic resource] / Ray Padgett.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Sterling, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (240 pages)
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Summary From the creator of the popular website comes the perfect book for music fans: the inside stories behind 20 iconic cover songs and the artists who turned them into classics. A great cover only makes a song stronger. Jimi Hendrix's version of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower.-The Beatles rocking out with "Twist and Shout.-Aretha Franklin demanding "Respect.-Without covers, the world would have lost many unforgettable performances. This is the first book to explore the most iconic covers ever, from Elvis's "Hound Dog-and Joe Cocker's "With a Little Help from My Friends-to the Talking Heads' "Take Me to the River-and Adele's "Make You Feel My Love.-Written by the founder of the website, each of the 19 chapters investigates the origins of a classic cover -- and uses it as a framework to tell the larger story of how cover songs have evolved over the decades. Cover Me is packed with insight, photography, and music history.
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Subject Popular music -- History and criticism.
Cover versions -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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Other Form: Print version: Padgett, Ray. Cover me. New York : Sterling, [2017] 9781454922506 : (OCoLC)978537907
ISBN 9781454930655 (e-pub)
Standard No. 9781454930655

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