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Author: Nick Hornby
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Riverhead trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Celebrates thirty-one of the author's favorite songs in a collection of essays about such musical renditions as Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road," Led Zeppelin's "Heartbreaker," and Van Morrison's "Caravan."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nick Hornby; Nick Hornby
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Hornby
ISBN: 1573223565 9781573223560 9781448719938 1448719933
OCLC Number: 52241571
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, 2002.
Description: xv, 206 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Song essays : Your love is the place where I come from / Teenage Fanclub --
Thunder road / Bruce Springsteen --
I'm like a bird / Nelly Furtado --
Heartbreaker / Led Zeppelin --
One man guy / Rufus Wainwright --
Samba pa ti / Santana --
Mama, you been on my mind / Rod Stewart --
Can you please crawl out your window / Bob Dylan --
Rain / The Beatles --
You had time / Ani DiFranco --
I've had it / Aimee Mann --
Born for me / Paul Westerberg --
Frankie Teardrop / Suicide --
Ain't that enough / Teenage Fanclub --
First I look at the purse / J. Geils Band --
Smoke / Ben Folds Five --
A minor incident / Badly drawn boy --
505 0 Glorybound / The Bible --
Caravan / Van Morrison --
So I'll run / Butch Hancock and Marce LaCouture --
Puff the magic dragon / Gregory Isaacs --
Reasons to be cheerful, part 3 / Ian Dury and the Blackheads --
Calvary cross / Richard and Linda Thompson --
Late for the sky / Jackson Browne --
Hey self-defeater / Mark Mulcahy --
Needle in a haystack / The Velvelettes --
Let's straighten it out / O.V. Wright --
Röyskopp's night out / Röyskopp --
Frontier psychiatrist / The Avalanches --
No fun/ push it / Soulwax --
Pissing in a river / Patti Smith. Album essays: It's a Mann's world --
Alternative Earle --
Sweet mistery --
Entertainers --
Pop quiz.
Responsibility: Nick Hornby.
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Celebrates thirty-one of the author's favorite songs in a collection of essays about such musical renditions as Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road," Led Zeppelin's "Heartbreaker," and Van Morrison's "Caravan."

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