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The singers talk : the greatest singers of our time discuss the one thing they're never asked about: their voices  Cover Image Book Book

The singers talk : the greatest singers of our time discuss the one thing they're never asked about: their voices / by Jason Thomas Gordon.

Gordon, Jason Thomas, (interviewer,, compiler.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781637586990
  • ISBN: 163758699X
  • Physical Description: 528 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Permuted Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Bryan Adams -- Seth Avett (The Avett Brothers) -- Tony Bennett -- Nile Rodgers on David Bowie -- Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses) -- Andy Wallace on Jeff Buckley -- Belinda Carlisle (The Go-Gos) -- Neko Case -- Nick Cave -- Jody Stevens on Alex Chilton & Big Star -- Chuck D (Public Enemy/Prophets of Rage) -- Butch Vig on Kurt Cobain -- Citizen Cope -- Tony Morello on Chris Cornell -- Roger Daltrey (The Who) -- Britt Daniel (Spoon) -- Joe Elliott (Def Leppard) -- Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction) -- Patty Griffin -- Sammy Hagar -- Emmylou Harris -- Davey Havok (AFI/Dreamcar/Blaqk Audio/XTRMST) -- Eddie Kramer on Jimi Hendrix -- Clive Davis on Whitney Houston -- Brittany Howard -- Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) -- Jim James (My Morning Jacket) -- Joan Jett -- Brian Johnson (AC/DC) -- Norah Jones -- Peter Albin on Janis Joplin -- Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) -- Geddy Lee (Rush) -- Steven Van Zandt on Little Richard -- John Lydon (The Sex Pistols/PiL) -- Aimee Mann -- Chan Marshall (Cat Power) -- Michael McDonald -- Sam Moore (Sam & Dave) -- Robby Krieger on Jim Morrison -- Meshell Ndegeocello -- Lukas Nelson -- Willie Nelson -- Aaron Neville -- Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac) -- Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) -- T Bone Burnett on Roy Orbison -- Ozzy Osbourne -- Steve Perry (Journey) -- Jimmy Iovine on Tom Petty -- Doug Pinnick (King's X) -- Wendy Melvoin on Prince -- Marky Ramone on Joey Ramone -- Steve Cropper on Otis Redding -- Lionel Richie -- LeAnn Rimes -- Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes) -- Smokey Robinson -- Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls) -- Al Schackman on Nina Simone -- Matt Skiba (blink-182/Alkaline Trio) -- Robert Smith (The Cure) -- Bruce Springsteen -- Billy Squier --Paul Stanley (Kiss) -- Mavis Staples -- Rod Stewart -- Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) -- Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) -- Dionne Warwick -- Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) -- Ann Wilson (Heart) --Thom Yorke (Radiohead).
Summary, etc.:
"A groundbreaking collection of inspiring and instructive conversations about the beauty, brutality, discipline, and technique of being a successful singer. These revelatory, frequently funny, and deeply engrossing in-depth interviews provide fans and aspiring singers a backstage pass to the challenges every vocalist faces onstage and in the studio. Packed with never-before-heard stories, The Singers Talk reveals a truly intimate side to these iconic personalities while offering a master class on how the best in their field keep their vocal cords in shape and protect themselves on the road--along with countless other tricks, techniques, strategies, and philosophies to help vocalists at every level perfect the craft of singing. This historic roster of artists includes: Bryan Adams, Tony Bennett, Nick Cave, Chuck D, Roger Daltrey, Joe Elliott, Emmylou Harris, Brittany Howard, Chrissie Hynde, Norah Jones, Simon Le Bon, Geddy Lee, Willie Nelson, Stevie Nicks, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Perry, Lionel Richie, LeAnn Rimes, Smokey Robinson, Robert Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mavis Staples, Rod Stewart, Paul Stanley, Michael Stipe, Jeff Tweedy, Roger Waters, Dionne Warwick, Ann Wilson, Thom Yorke, and many more. Additionally, the book features conversations about legendary voices no longer with us, such as Butch Vig on Kurt Cobain, Clive Davis on Whitney Houston, Nile Rodgers on David Bowie, and Jimmy Iovine on Tom Petty. More than just an indispensable guide for singers of any level, The Singers Talk is an unforgettable read for music fans everywhere." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Singers > Anecdotes.
Singing > Methods.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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