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World within a song : music that changed my life and life that changed my music  Cover Image Book Book

World within a song : music that changed my life and life that changed my music

Tweedy, Jeff 1967- (author.).

Summary: "An exciting and heartening mix of memories, music, and inspiration from Wilco front man and New York Times bestselling author Jeff Tweedy, sharing fifty-plus songs that changed his life, the real-life experiences behind each one, as well as what he's learned about how music and life intertwine and enhance each other. What makes us fall in love with a song? What makes us want to write our own songs? Do songs help? Do songs help us live better lives? And do the lives we live help us write better songs? After two New York Times bestsellers that cemented and expanded his legacy as one of America's best-loved performers and songwriters, Let's Go (So We Can Get Back) and How To Write One Song, Jeff Tweedy is back with another disarming, beautiful, and inspirational book about why we listen to music, why we love songs, and how music can connect us to each other and to ourselves. Featuring fifty-plus songs that have both changed Jeff's life and influenced his music-including songs by The Replacements, Mavis Staples, The Velvet Underground, Joni Mitchell, Otis Redding, Dolly Parton, and Billie Eilish-as well as thoughts on Jeff's own songs and his "Rememories," which have been such a hit on his popular Substack, Starship Casual, this book is a mix of the musical, the emotional, and the inspirational in the best possible way." --

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593472521
  • ISBN: 0593472527
  • ISBN: 9780593472538
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 233 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2023]

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Look... -- A Note on Rememories -- Smoke on the Water -- Long Tall Glasses -- Spitting on the Bar Mirror -- Takin' Care of Business -- Don't Think Twice, It's All Right -- Is There a Merit Badge for Shame? -- Mull of Kintyre -- Loud, Loud, Loud -- Oliver Gothic -- Both Sides Now -- Lucky Number -- Hat-Wearing Kind of Guy -- Gloria -- As If It Always Happens -- Terry -- Somewhere over the Rainbow -- Death or Glory -- Schadenfreude Buffet -- My Sharona -- In Germany Before the War -- The Un-copied Copy -- Dancing Queen -- The Message -- Overdubs -- Balancing Act -- Frankie Teardrop -- Seventies Caprice Classic -- I'm Not in Love -- Connection -- Traumatizing Toilet -- Forever Paradise -- Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down -- Brown Recluse Spider Bite -- God Damn Job -- Ramblin' Man -- World Within a Song -- Blue Note -- History Lesson-Part II -- Little Johnny Jewel -- Scottish Alarm -- 4ʹ33ʺ -- Anchorage -- Reno, Nevada -- (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay -- You Are My Sunshine -- Raunch Hands -- I Will Always Love You -- Wanted Dead or Alive -- Spin Shoot -- Before Tonight -- Shotgun -- Rock Club Ghost Ship -- The Weight -- Will You Love Me Tomorrow -- German Burger King -- Free Bird -- The Star-Spangled Banner -- The Mary F***ing Celeste -- Radio Free Europe -- I'm Against It -- Coachella -- Bizcochito -- The Beatles -- Abbey Road -- Close My Eyes -- Happy Birthday -- Banana Pancake Recipe -- Love Like a Wire -- I Love You -- Portland Story -- Who Loves the Sun -- I'm into Something Good -- Heart of Glass -- I'm Beginning to See the Light -- I'll Take You There.
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