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[BOOKS] ⚣ The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records By Stuart Maconie – Tyrakel.de These are the songs that have been listened to laughed to loved to and labored to as well as downed tools and danced to Covering the last seven decades Stuart Maconie looks at the songs that have beeThese are the songs that have been listened to laughed to loved to and labored to as well as downed tools and danced to Covering the last seven decades Stuart Maconie looks at the songs that have been the soundtracks for changing times and have—just sometimes—changed the way listeners feel Beginning with Vera Lynn’s We’ll Meet Again a song that reassured a nation parted from their loved ones by the turmoil of war and culminating with the manic ener.

Gy of Bonkers Dizzee Rascal’s anthem for the push and rush of the 21st century inner city The People’s Songs takes a tour of the UK's pop music and asks what it means to a BritonThe story of modern Britain is told chronologically over 50 chapters through the records that listened to and loved during the dramatic and kaleidoscopic period from World War II to the present day This is not a rock critiue about the 50 greatest tracks ever recorded Rather it.

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eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de

eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter journalist columnist and authorHe is the UK’s best selling travel writer of non TV tie in books and his Pies and Prejudice was one of 2008’s top selling paperbacks His work has been compared with Bill Bryson Alan Bennett and John Peel and described by The Times as a 'National Treasure'He co hosts the Radcliffe and Maconie Show on BBC Radio 2 every M

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  1. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBook The children now love luxury; they have bad manners contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise Children are now tyrants not the servants of their households They no longer rise when elders enter the room They contradict their parents chatter before company gobble up dainties at the table cross their legs and tyrannize their teachersAttributed to Socrates by Plato Republic Book 4You can tell The People’s Songs isn’t a proper history because there are no acknowledgements not one even though Stuart Maconie uotes entire paragraphs from other books; there’s no bibliography; no index And you can tell this isn’t a muso critical 50 Greatest British Songs because even though every chapter is named after a song he only mentions casually who recorded it and when it was issued The songs are just hooks And there’s a liberal sprinkling of turkeys – Radio Ga Ga Another Brick in the Wall Th


  2. Susan Susan says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookThis wonderful book covers seven decades of music looking at songs that have tracked the changing times of the country It is a people's history of modern Britain told through shared musical memori


  3. Nigeyb Nigeyb says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookThe People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records would probably appeal most to those people who know very little about pop music I came to it as both a music addict and a music book addict and discovered very little that was new to me That said I really enjoyed the trip down memory lane The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records is essentially music as social history 50 essays about 50 records Sometimes the song under discussion barely warrants a mention and is of a springboard for a broader discussion The topics include subjects like mass tourism racism folk devils and moral panics football etc The songs start with Vera Lynn's We'll Meet Again” and end with Dizzee Rascal's “Bonkers” with


  4. Susan Susan says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookThis wonderful book covers seven decades of music looking at songs that have tracked the changing times of the country It is a people's history of modern Britain told through shared musical memori


  5. Tim Tim says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookPretty boring Song choices good mainstream; but Maconie tends to focus too much on giving us lumpy and dreary chunks of social history interspersed with or less extended discussions of other artists that the one nominally under discussion reminds him of In most cases a rather low proportion of the chapter discusses the actual song in uestion And then what he has to say is of little interestHe also spends an unnecessary amount of dull bookspace discreetly making the poi


  6. Pamela Pamela says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookThis is a social history of Britain from WWII to the present day told chronologically in 50 chapters with each chapter centred around a song that represents its theme The themes cover topics ranging across post War austerity immigration unemployment and riots but also lighter subjects such as package holidays and the rise of electronic music The book is a companion to a Radio 2 series from 2013 which included opinions from members of the public and the inclusion of some of these in the book would have enhanced it While I liked Maconie's wry style and felt he dealt with the controversial topics in a balanced and informative way his views did become slightly repetitive over the course of 50 chapters Nonetheless this is an interesting and thoughtful book which I found hard to put down especially once it reached the era of my own musical memoriesThere are a few inaccuracies in the book such as describing the ueen of Tonga as a guest 'from the Caribbean' and a sackful of typos


  7. Alteredego Alteredego says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookIf I could give half stars this would be a three and a half star review This book isn't bad and if you are looking for a no


  8. Val Val says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookI did not buy very many of the singles Stuart Maconie chooses for his trawl through the musical and social history of Britain some were before my time some I bought the vinyl or CD album and others I was perhaps not in touch with the zeitgeist of that year one I had never even heard of It does not matter it is his choice and it is not just about the music anyway This is social history told through music It is light and accessible an easy and enjoyable read but it does manage to cover the major events of the time as well as all the major musical trends I might have chosen some different songs but I could not have tied them into the social trends so wellThe chapters vary in emphasis Sometimes the particular track chosen is just a hook for a subject he wants to discuss 515 is not mentioned in the chapter it heads the ravers in the chapter on Ebeneezer Goode and the second Summer of Love were not buying the track ten year younger fans bought it three years later usually in an at


  9. CuteBadger CuteBadger says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookI've read several of Stuart Maconie's books recently as I enjoy his writing style and way of looking at things This one is slightly difference from his other books as it's the written version of a radio series which looked at Britain's history through the me


  10. Greenockian Greenockian says:

    eBook The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Ú tyrakel.de people's kindle, songs mobile, story ebok, modern free, britain pdf, records free, The People's book, Songs The free, Songs The Story of book, People's Songs The mobile, People's Songs The Story of free, The People's Songs The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records eBookGiven that this is supposed to be a book about songs there's a surprising lack of song related material Maconie isn't a particularly good writer some of his facts are just plain wrong and based on received wisdom rather than him making any effort to do research He doesn't give any new insights into modern Britain and the song choices are not that exciti


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