Inside the Hits

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David Nathan, Susan Gedutis Lindsay
Berklee Press, 2001 - Music - 565 pages
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(Berklee Press). How does a song become more than words and music to represent or influence the voice of a generation? Inside the Hits dissects more than 60 of the most powerful and memorable hit songs since the birth of rock and roll to reveal the roots of their success. Author Wayne Wadhams examines the key ingredients that made the songs work then and now, including: melody, lyrics, performance, production, artist image, promotion, and market timing. What really stopped Mick Jagger from getting "Satisfaction"? How did a secretary who was mistaken for a prostitute give Donna Summer her new sound? Find all the answers in Inside the Hits . "Reading Inside the Hits was like reliving some of the most memorable moments in rock and roll. A captivating read for industry professionals and fans alike." Phil Ramone
  

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What makes a hit song? If the answer to that question was available, then there'd be a hell of a lot more pop stars running around! Wayne Wadhams does a fine job analyzing the musical structures as ... Read full review

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Contents

Goals and Game Plan
1
What the HITS Have In Common
15
Rocks First Decade and What Made it All Possible
32
Teen Idols from Philly and Beyond
52
A Shot of Rhythm n Class
65
Novelty Records
78
A Lost Soul in Love Hell
93
The Beatles
109
Paul Young
339
The Pointer Sisters
347
Surrepticity Stalking
356
The Eagles
370
Pop Rules Screw the Critics
386
The Doobie Brothers
399
Lifes GreatAwful Choose One
409
Michael Jackson
416

And Your Bird Can Sing Revolver 1966
125
Jewels in the Crown Nails in the Coffin
142
You Wont See Me Rubber Soul 1965
162
No Holes Barred
218
An Explosion of
236
Just aPickin and aGrinnin
248
Prophets of Sex Drugs and More Sex
258
The Past Stops Here Amen
266
Reluctant Heroes
294
Moments of Brilliance 19741988
327
Tracy Chapman and the Folk ReReRevival
481
Epilogue
497
Artists Take Whats Theirs Finally
500
Glossary
504
List and Index of Defined Terms
515
Paperback Writer Past MastersVol 2 1988
531
Yellow Submarine Revolver 1966
554
Index of Credits 534
556
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