Art books free online, illustrations. Free Music eBooks Online. Photography books too. Thousands of books from the Internet Archive, organized by topics in Art and Music.
Over 14,000 free scanned art books online at Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Art”. You may wish to use the “search this collection” box to refine the search. Some books: Arts & Decoration, Kamasutra, Art of Tibet, Dynamic Figure Drawing, How to Draw Manga; occult & horror, Complete Anatomy and Figure Drawing, The Art of Ancient Egypt, Graphic Design, What is Art, Design and Form, Bauhaus 1919-1933, The Art of Perspective, Islamic Art and Architecture, Art History for Dummies, Cartoonist’s Big Book of Drawing Animals, History of Art, Hindu Art & Architecture, Classic Art, Seven Days in the Art World, many more.
Over 3,000 free scanned art books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Painting”. Inadvertently included are some works of fiction, and other books marginally related. Be patient as the page loads. Some Books: Oil Painting Techniques and Materials, Art of Perspective, Guide through the Old Pinakothek of Munich, Study and Criticism of Italian Art, How to Make a Watercolor Paint Itself, The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques, 1,000 Tatoos, Elements of Color, Painting Flowers in Watercolor, The Painting of Modern Life, Watercolor Pencil Magic, Painting Trees & Landscapes in Watercolor, The Art of Painting in the 19th Century, many more.
Over 1,500 free scanned art books at Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Drawing”. Some Books: Keys to Drawing, How to Draw What You See, How to Draw Anime and Game Characters, Keys to Drawing, Complete Anatomy and Figure Drawing, Drawing with Pen and Ink, Fundamentals of Drawing, How to Draw Manga Bodies & Anatomy, Art of Perspective, Drawing the Head & Figure, Drawing Animals, Pencil, Pen and Brush, Art of Pencil Drawing, Design Graphics; Drawing Techniques for Design, Course in Pencil Sketching, many more.
About 2,800 free art books online at Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Modern Art”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: Is Modern Art Really Art?, Modern Art in Prints, Modern Art 1905-1945, Modern Art 1890-1918, Christianity in Modern Art, The Meanings of Modern Art (several volumes), Understand and Enjoy Modern Art, Modern Currents in Japanese Art, Masters in Modern Art, Modern and Primitive Art, Techniques of Modern Art, Modern Chinese Art, History of Modern Art, Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern Art, Modern Art; a Crash Course, Surrealism, Painting Sculpture Architecture, After Modern Art 1945-200, Philosophy of Modern Art, Modern Art and Modernism; a critical anthology, Mumford on Modern Art in the 1930s, Pre-Modern Art of Vienna 1848-1898, Readings in Latin American Modern Art, Modern Artists on Art; ten essays, Guide to Modern Art in Europe, Reports on Post-Modern Art, Modern Art 1851-1929, The New Museum of Modern Art, Pablo Picasso, Layman’s Guide to Modern Art, Loss of the Self in Modern Literature and Art, many more.
Over 45 free Art books online at Internet Archive. Includes many instructional manuals and collected illustrations by various artists. Also numerous issues of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. Some Books: Architect’s Portable Handbook, Illustration Rudy Nappi, Helen McNicoll Life and Work, Retro Future, American Painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alex Colville Life and Work, Greg Curnoe Life and Work, Jock Macdonald Life and Work, Paterson Ewen Life and Work, Jack Chambers Life and Work, more.
About 400 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of Art in American History. Some books: Essential History of American Art, History of Western American Art, The Great American Nude, Native North American Art History, Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture, The Arts in Early American History, A Social History of American Art, A History of Art Controversies in American Culture, The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940, Who Was Who in American History Arts and Letters, Early Years of Native American Art History, Northwest Coast Indian Art, American Views; Essays on American Art, History of African American Artists, History of Latin American Art and Architecture, The American Cowboy (with paintings and drawings), American Arts, Primer of American Antiques, American Folk Painters, National Museum of American Art, North American Indian Art, African American Art, Cuban American Art in Miami, Spirit of American Sculpture, Great Paintings of the Old West, many more.
About 100 exhibition art catalogs and other publications from the U.S. National Gallery of Art. Some Books: The Age of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, The Age of the Baroque in Portugal, American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, American Masters from Bingham to Eakins, American Naive Paintings, American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Art of Aztec Mexico: Treasures of Tenochtitlan, The Art of Paul Gauguin, The Art of the Pacific Islands, British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries, Conservation Research, Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945, Decorative Arts: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings, Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets, many more.
About 570 art books and booklets provided by the Metropolitan Art Museum of New York. Many appear to be related to specific collections there, or to temporary exhibitions. Some books: Illustrated Fencing Books 1500–1800, Art of the Marquesas Islands, Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations along the Silk Road, African Ivories, Age of Caravaggio, Age of Napoleon: Costume from Revolution to Empire, 1789–1815, Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century, Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860, American Art Posters of the 1890s, American Drawings and Watercolors: John Singer Sargent, American Furniture Late Colonial Period. Vol. II, The Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles, American Ingenuity: Sportswear, 1930s–1970s, American Musical Instruments, American Pastels, American Porcelain, 1770–1920, American Portrait Miniatures, American Quilts and Coverlets, American Sculpture, Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915, Ancient Chinese Art, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry, The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620, Biodeterioration of Works of Art, Art Heritage of Puerto Rico: Pre-Columbian to Present, Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators, Art of Ancient Egypt: A Resource for Educators, Art of South and Southeast Asia: A Resource for Educators, Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators, many more.
About 60 catalogs for art collections, many of which are heavily illustrated books that also contain extensive essays, with the actual catalog of paintings at the back. Some catalogs: Louis Comfort Tiffany, Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800–1920, Metropolitan Jewelry, Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Egypt and the Ancient Near East, Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands, Our New Clothes: Acquisitions of the 1990s, Cameo Appearances, Chess: East and West, Early American Silver, Images of Mughal India, European Miniatures, European Post-Medieval Tapestries and Related Hangings, From Van Eyck to Bruegel: Early Netherlandish Painting, German Paintings, Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, Japanese Art, Period Rooms in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tutankhamun’s Funeral, The Unicorn Tapestries, Washington Crossing the Delaware: Restoring an American Masterpiece, Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture, more.
Over 80 free online art books on painters and painting published by the J. Paul Getty Museum or the Getty Research Institute. Some books/booklets: Handbook of the Paintings in the Getty Museum, Pontormo: Portrait of a Halberdier, Rubens and Brueghel: a Working Friendship, Jean-Baptiste Greuze: The Laundress, Courbet and Modernism: papers from a symposium, Thoughts about Paintings Conservation, Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era, Mummy Portraits in the Getty Museum, Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road, Lawrence Alma Tadema: Spring, Treasures from the Ark: 1700 Years of Armenian Christian Art, Historical Painting Techniques Materials and Studio Practice, Modern Paints Uncovered, more.
About 70 free online art publications from the Freer-Sackler Museum, the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art. “Spanning from 1753 to the present, these catalogues, journals, manuscripts, and more contain expert insights on a full spectrum of Asian art, culture, and history, as well as on American art and the history of the museums themselves.” Included are books about: Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Near Eastern Art, Arts of the Islamic World, Ceramics, Japanese Art, Chinese Art, Korean Art, South Asian & Himalayan, Southeast Asian Art.
“Each fall the Freer|Sackler (Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art) publishes, with the University of Michigan, a journal of the latest research in art of the Middle East and Asia. Titled ‘Ars Orientalis’, the journal is a collection of scholarship that crosses academic disciplines and aims to connect researchers, institutions, and ideas using one central theme per volume.” All volumes of the annual ‘Ars Orientalis’, from 1954 to the present, are here, as are the 16 volumes of its predecessor, ‘Ars Islamica’ (1934-1951).
About 400 free online books at Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Art Appreciation”. Some Books: Principles of Visual Perception, The Meaning of Art, Picasso, Discovering Art History, Salvador Dali, Leonardo da Vinci, Illustrated History of Art, Claude Money, Prehistoric Rock Art, Big Book of Optical Illusions, Norman Rockwell, How to Talk to Children about Art, Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Exploring World Art, Andrew Wyeth, Paul Klee, How to Visit a Museum, Monet, Aboriginal Art of Australia, Cezanne, Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Art, The key to Baroque Art, The Renaissance; the Invention of Perspective, Key to Modern Art of the 20th Century, many more.
More than 200 free online books about American Painting at Internet Archive. Some books: American Art in the 20th Century, American Watercolor Painting, Painting American Folk Art, Abstract Expressionism and the American Experience, New Frontiers in American Painting, Andrew Wyeth, Americans in Paris 1860-1900, Jackson Pollock, Artists and Illustrators of the Old West 1850-1900, Mary Cassatt, Grandma Moses, American Flower Painting, The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism, History of American Painting, The Hudson River and its Painters, 500 Years of Life in America: an Illustrated History, James McNeill Whistler, American Narrative Painting, American Painting Today, Edward Hopper, Early American Moderns, Georgia O’Keeffe, American Painters in France 1865-1915, The American Scene-Early 20th Century, many more.
About 400 free Graphic Arts books at the Internet Archive. Some books: Graphic Design: A New History, Language of Ornament, New Encyclopedia of Drawing Painting and the Graphic Arts, The New Typography, Graphic Artists Guild Handbook, Graphic Design Solutions, Graphic Source Clip Art, Manual of Graphic Techniques, The Clip Art Book, Graphic Illustration: Tools & Techniques, Bold Script Alphabets, The Non-Designer’s Design Book, Graphic Design in America, Layout and Design for Calligraphers, Big Book of Design Ideas, Design Humor, Complete Guide to Illustration and Design, Dynamic Airbrush, Basic Design Theory & Methods, Graphic Design Business Book, Advertising Spot Illustrations of the 20s and 30s, Education of a Design Entrepreneur, Advanced Adobe Photoshop, many more.
About 3,100 free online Photography books. Some Books: Business of Studio Photography, Starting your Career as a Freelance Photographer, Stock Photography Source Book, Amateur Photographer Handbook, Designing with Photos, Practical Photography: how to get the best photos, Taking Great Photos, Digital Photography for the over 50s, Take Better Photography, Step-by-Step Digital Photography, Complete Guide to Outdoor Photography, Make Money with Your Camera, Complete Photography Course, Basic Digital Photography, Camera Angles; Tips and Techniques, Art of Photographic Lighting, How I Photograph Wildlife and Nature, 50 Fast Digital Photo Techniques, Kodak Guide to Shooting Great Travel Pictures, Studio Portrait Photography, Orvis Guide to Outdoor Photography, many more.
Sturgis, Russell, & Krehbiel, H: E: comp.
American Library Association 1897 Dewey Dec. 016.7 Rf
Descriptive, critical and comparative notes on 1,000 works on painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, illustration and music. Classed, with author and subject index. – A.L.A.Catalog 1904. Art — Bibliography, Music — Bibliography
An Annotated List of 1200 Titles including books on Costume and Amusements, with a Full Analytical Index
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.
Wilson 1928 Dewey Dec. 016.7
Amusements–Bibliography. Costume–Bibliography. Art–Bibliography.
About 25 free art books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Pre-Raphaelites”. Some Books: The Pre-Raphaelites, Essential The Pre-Raphaelites, The Pre-Raphaelites in Literature and Art, The Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle, The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites, The Pre-Raphaelites Paintings and Drawings, The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, Jane and May Morris, Rossetti and his Circle, more.
About 7,800 free music books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Music”. You can use the “Search this Collection” box to do a more refined search. Some Books: Elson’s Music Dictionary, ABC of Classical Guitar, John Thompson’s Modern Course for the Piano, 50 Greats for the Piano, A History of Western Music, First Lessons in Bach for the Piano, This is Your Brain on Music, Writing Better Lyrics, Deep Blues, United Methodist Hymnal, Music and the Landscape of Consciousness, Classical Good CD & DVD Guide, Sound and its Relation to Music, Medieval Music, Negro Music in White America, Anarchy Sex Pistols Punk Rock & Beyond, Rebel Heart: An American Rock ‘n’ Roll Journey, Gender and the Musical Canon, What to Listen for in Music, Classical Music for Dummies, The Sound of Music and Plants, The Beatles Biography, The 666 Fake Song Book, Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs, A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, Oxford Companion to Music, Music Theory, Introduction to Music Composition, The Rise and Fall of Prince, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, many more.
About 270 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Music Appreciation”. Some Books: Study and Listening Guide for a History of Western Music, What to Listen for in Music, Norton Anthology of Western Music, Essential Canon of Classical Music, The Musical Experience, Music Appreciation for Children, A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Classical Music, 101 Music Games for Children, The Beatles’ Abbey Road Medley, The World of 20th Century Music, The Enjoyment of Music, The Analysis of Music, The Life and Death of Classical Music, Meet the Great Composers, The Norton Scores; a study anthology, Exploring Music, Stanley Sadie’s Music Guide, From Metal to Mozart; the Rock and Roll Guide to Classical Music, Writing about Music, Bluegrass, Building a Classical Music Library, Beethoven; the Symphonies, Classical Music for Everybody, many more.
About 400 free books on music at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Music/Songbooks”. Some Books: 80s & 90s Rock; melody line, chords and lyrics for keyboard guitar & vocal, Violin for Dummies, Basic Music Theory, Guide to Playing the Harmonica, Inside the Art of Songwriting, A Performer’s Guide to Greater Musical Expression, Billboard Book of Number One Hits, All Blues Soloing for Jazz Guitar, Tip Book Acoustic Guitar, The Beatles; a pocket reference guide to more than 100 songs, Top 1000 Hits of the Rock Era 1955-2005, All You Need to Know about the Music Business, Turn! Turn! Turn! the 60’s Folk-rock Revolution, Scales & Modes for Guitar, Heavy Metal, Craft and Business of Songwriting, Easy Piano in Every Key, MIDI Companion, The Reggae Songbook, Singing for Dummies, Guide to Jazz, Broadway Torch Songs, The Secret History of Disco, Ultimate Latin Songs, many more.
About 700 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Pop Music”. Some Books: Pop Music-Pop Culture, Pop and Rock Music, Justin Bieber, Encyclopedia of World Pop Music 1980-2001, Pop Music and Popular Culture, Global Pop, Internet Guide to Pop Music, My Strange Love Affair with 50s Pop Music, Young Women Superstars of Pop Music, Ranters and Crowd Pleasers, Pop Babylon, 1970s Pop, History of American Pop, West African Pop Roots, K-Pop; Korea’s Musical Explosion, Pop Princess, Lady Gaga, Gloria Estefan, The World of Soul, Rock and other Pop Music 1967-1973, U2, Pop/Rock Lyrics, Michael Jackson, Top Pop Albums 1955-1996, Top Pop Singles 1955-1993, Dictionary of American Pop/Rock, The Story of Music; Gospel, Blues and Jazz, CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Sinead, Rock Music Styles History, Best Music Writing 2010, Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop, Latin and Caribbean Pop, Country Music Superstars, Japan Pop, African American Music, Handbook of Texas Music, Best Music Writing, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, Burt Bacharach, Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues, Professional Singer’s Pop Rock Fake Book, Music of Bob Dylan, The Monkees, many more.
Nearly 2,000 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Rock Music”. Some books: Rock Music Styles History, Who’s Who in Rock Music, Rock Music in America, Rock Music Source Books, Rock Gold; the Music Millionaires, Outlaw Blues, Women Performing Popular Music, History of Indie Rock, Should My Children Listen to Rock Music?, Forty Years of the Rock Music Festival, Classic Rock and Roll Reader, Superstars of Rock, Collecting Rock ‘n’ Roll Sheet Music of the ’60s, Illustrated History of San Francisco Rock Music, Rock Eras; Interpretations of Music & Society 1954-1984, When the Music Mattered; Rock in the 1960s, Rock Music and the Politics of Identity, Rock-a My Soul; An Invitation to Rock Your Religion, Rock and Roll Baby Names, History of Rock, Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll, The Rock Video Book, Jazz Rock History, Encyclopedia of Rock Stars, American Legends of Rock, Careers as a Rock Musician, Rock en Español; The Latin Alternative Rock Explosion, Rock Troubadours, History of Alternative Rock, 1960s; the Age of Rock, and many more.
About 200 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Country Music”. Some Books: 70 Years of America’s Favorite Music, Cool Country Music, Encyclopedia of Country Music, Wynonna Judd, History of Country Music, Country Music Reader 2007, Western Stars of Country Music, Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift, Grass Roots Music, How Nashville became Music City USA, The Best of Country Music, Illustrated History of Country Music, Encyclopedia of Canadian Country Music, Blackwell Guide to Recorded Country Music, History of Country & Western Music, Country Music Discography 1921-1942, Mountaineer Jamboree, Listener’s Guide to Country Music, Tennessee Music, Country Women in Music, Songs of Life; the Meaning of Country Music, Country Music Culture, The Grand Ole Opry, Roy Acuff’s Nashville, Honky-tonk Heroes & Hillbilly Angels, Faith Hill, Willie Nelson, man more.
About 300 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of Music in American History. Some books: History of American Classical Music, History of American Musical Education, American Singing Groups history from 1940s to Today, History of American Church Music, American History in Song 1890-1920, Frank Sinatra and Popular Culture, A Cultural History of American Christmas Songs, History of American Bandstand, Music at the White House, African American Music, Jazz in American Culture, Three Centuries of American Hymnody, Clues to American Music, Perspectives on American Composers, American Experimental Music 1890-1940, An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music from 1895 to 1930, Resources of American Music History, Rock Music Styles; a History, Percussion Instruments and their History, Songbook of the American Revolution, The Great American Popular Singers, Black American Spirituals, American Idol, American Popular Song; Six Decades of Songwriters, Slave Songs and the Birth of African American Poetry, Amore; the Story of Italian American Song, Mexican American Music in Los Angeles, American Popular Song; the Great Innovators 1900-1950, and many more.
About 230 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Folk Music”. Some Books: The Folk Music Source Book, Southern Music/American Music, Negro Folk Music USA, Celtic Music, English and American Folk Music, Folk Music and Modern Sound, Hungarian Folk Music, Traditional Music of America, Grass Roots Music, Palestinian Arab Music, History of American Folk Music, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (several volumes), Music and the Celtic Otherworld, Folk and Traditional music of the Western Continents, Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Folk Music Styles in East Central Europe, Millennium Folk; American Folk Music since the Sixties, Jewish Music in its Historical Development, Folk Music and Dances of Ireland, A Passion for Polka; Old-Time Ethnic Music in America, Klezmer: Jewish Music from Old World to Our World, Farmhouse Fiddlers; Music and Dance Traditions in the Rural Midwest, Artists of American Folk Music, A History of Folk Music Festivals in the U.S., A Guide to Cajun & Zydeco Music, A Listener’s Guide to Contemporary World Music on CD, Riverdance, Cuban Fire; the Saga of Salsa and Latin Jazz, Early Songs of Uncle Sam, Southern Folk Ballads, Traditional Songs from Nova Scotia, many more.
About 90 free music books online at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Women Singers”. Many works of fiction appear inadvertently in this group. Some subjects: Dusty Springfield, Young Women Superstars of Pop Music, World of Women in Classical Music, Lady Gaga, Gloria Estefan, Madonna, The Supremes, Whitney Houston, Adele, Beyoncé, First Ladies of Disco, Sarah McLachlan, Sweet Hearts of Soul, Dolly Parton, Mary J. Blige, Rhianna, The Marvelletes, Britney Spears, Shania Twain, Pop Princesses, Judy Garland, more.
More than 800 free music books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Jazz”. Some books: Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide, Stan Kenton: This is an Orchestra, John Coltrane: his life and music, Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings, Lady Sings the Blues: Billie Holiday, A New History of Jazz, Autobiography of Quincy Jones, Miles Davis Autobiography, Jazz Styles, Writings on Jazz, Birth of Bebop, Ralph Ellison’s Jazz Writings, Concise Guide to Jazz, Artie Shaw, Louis Armstrong, NY Times Essential Library of Jazz, Jazz in American Culture, Fancy Fretwork: thee great Jazz guitarists, The Jazz Age: popular music in the 1920s, Jazz for Beginners, Born to Swing, Stan Getz: a life in Jazz, Benny Goodman and the Swing Era, many more.
About 350 music books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Musical Instruments”. Some books: Violin for Dummies, Musical Instruments of the World, The History of Keyboard Music to 1700, Oxford Companion to Musical Instruments, Country and Blues Guitar for the Musically Hopeless, The Fender Bass, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments, Electroacoustic Music: the first century, the Acoustic Guitar, The Electrical Production of Music, Non-Western and Obsolete Instruments, Rough Guide to Electric Guitar and Bass Guitar, Piano: the making of a Steinway concert grand, Making Musical Instruments, The Art of Digital Music, Walton’s Irish Whistle Book, Tipbook Clarinet, Musical Instruments through the Ages, many more.
Almost 600 music books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Piano”. Some books: 50 Greats for the Piano, The Older Beginner Piano Course, Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course, Piano Servicing Tuning & Rebuilding, Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling, John W. Schaum Piano Course, Notes from the Pianist’s Bench, Easy Piano Classics, My First Book of Classical Music: 29 Themes, 59 Piano Solos You Like to Play, Waltz Book, Piano for Dummies, A Treasury of Stephen Foster, Piano Notes: the world of the Pianist, Playing the Piano for Pleasure, Robbins Mammoth Collection of Famous Piano Music, Scales Chords & Arpeggios, Tuning & Repairing Your Own Piano, The Library of Children’s Piano Pieces, Theory & Technic for the Young Beginner, many more.
About 200 free books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Rock Groups”. Groups with books here include: Grateful Dead, the Beatles (many books), U2 (several books), The Clash, the Monkees, Pet Shop Boys, Devo, Cheetah Girls, Roxy Music, The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, The Who, Rolling Stones, Grunge groups, Beach Boys, MC5, Kiss, Black Flag, AC/DC, Mary-Kate & Ashley, Hanson, Bon Jovi, New Kids on the Block, the Police, Green Day, Radiohead, Aerosmith, Pearl Jam, Jethro Tull, Metallica, Good Charlotte, Coldplay, Fleetwood Mac. Also many anthologies, encyclopedias etc. that each profile a number of groups.
About 200 free scanned books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Music Trade”. Some Books: Everything You’d Better Know about the Record Industry, The History of the Business of Hip Hop, Business of Music, The Country Music Book, Who Killed Classical Music?, The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age, American Record Companies and Producers, Vintage Guitars and Collectibles, Success Strategies of the Rap Moguls, How Nashville became Music City USA, The Piano in America 1890-1940, The Death of Rhythm & Blues, 100 Careers in the Music Business, The Musician’s Internet, Inside the Music Industry, Managing Artists in Pop Music, Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business, Music Business Handbook & Career Guide, Payola!, Making a First Recording, How to Record Your Own Music and Get it on the Internet, Interactive Music Handbook, Working in the Music Industry, How to be a Working Musician, many more.
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.
Wilson 1926 Dewey Dec. 016.7
Songs in English as well as many other languages. Song titles and authors are indexed alphabetically, with references to the collection where they are contained, plus a full bibliography of the song collections. Songs — Indexes — Dictionaries.