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All You Need is Love-- and 99 Other Life Lessons from Classic Rock Songs - Bill Ayres

All You Need is Love-- and 99 Other Life Lessons from Classic Rock Songs

Paperback Published: 1st November 1998
ISBN: 9780684845296
Number Of Pages: 224

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It's Not Only Rock 'N' Roll It's Rock Wisdom

It's the insights and messages that come to us from 100 of our favorite rock songs. Love and marriage, family, friendships, self-esteem, spirituality, and community are just some of the themes explored in these healing and uplifting meditations, based on four decades of classic rock by artists like the Beatles, James Taylor, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Bruce Springsteen, the Beach Boys, and dozens more. You'll also find background information on the songs and artists, as well as suggestions for applying these nuggets of rock wisdom to your everyday life. "All You Need Is Love" is a visit to our past and a companion for our present and future.

Forewordp. 15
Introductionp. 19
"A Matter of Trust," Billy Joelp. 22
"Abraham, Martin and John," Dionp. 24
"All Things Must Pass," George Harrisonp. 26
"All You Need Is Love," the Beatlesp. 28
"And When I Die," Blood, Sweat and Tearsp. 30
"Badlands," Bruce Springsteenp. 32
"Blowin' in the Wind," Bob Dylanp. 34
"Both Sides Now," Judy Collinsp. 36
"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Neil Sedakap. 38
"Bridge Over Troubled Water," Simon and Garfunkelp. 40
"Brilliant Disguise," Bruce Springsteenp. 42
"Can't Buy Me Love," the Beatlesp. 44
"Changes," David Bowiep. 46
"Crazy Love," Van Morrisonp. 48
"Crossroads," Creamp. 50
"Deja Vu," Crosby, Stills, Nash and Youngp. 52
"Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?" the Lovin' Spoonfulp. 54
"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," the Animalsp. 56
"Easier Said Than Done," the Essexp. 58
"Emotional Rescue," the Rolling Stonesp. 60
"Father and Son," Cat Stevensp. 62
"Feel Like a Number," Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Bandp. 64
"Forever Young," Bob Dylanp. 66
"Get Together," the Youngbloodsp. 68
"Give a Damn," Spanky and Our Gangp. 70
"Give Me Some Truth," John Lennonp. 72
"Glory Days," Bruce Springsteenp. 74
"God Only Knows," the Beach Boysp. 76
"Haven't Got Time for the Pain," Carly Simonp. 78
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother," the Holliesp. 80
"Help Me Make It Through the Night," Kris Kristoffersonp. 82
"Help!" the Beatlesp. 84
"Helpless," Crosby, Stills, Nash and Youngp. 86
"Hold Your Head Up," Argentp. 88
"Homeward Bound," Simon and Garfunkelp. 90
"Honesty," Billy Joelp. 92
"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?" the Bee Geesp. 94
"Hungry Heart," Bruce Springsteenp. 96
"I Believe in You," Neil Youngp. 98
"I Can See Clearly Now," Johnny Nashp. 100
"I Can't Stop Loving You," Ray Charlesp. 102
"I Feel Free," Creamp. 104
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine," Marvin Gayep. 106
"Imagine," John Lennonp. 108
"Isn't It a Pity," George Harrisonp. 110
"Isn't She Lovely," Stevie Wonderp. 112
"It Don't Come Easy," Ringo Starrp. 114
"It's Only Rock 'n' Roll," the Rolling Stonesp. 116
"Just the Way You Are," Billy Joelp. 118
"Lean on Me," Bill Withersp. 120
"Let It Be," the Beatlesp. 122
"Let It Grow," Eric Claptonp. 124
"Lyin' Eyes," the Eaglesp. 126
"My Hometown," Bruce Springsteenp. 128
"My Prayer," the Plattersp. 130
"My Sweet Lord," George Harrisonp. 132
"Nature's Way," Spiritp. 134
"Old Friends," Simon and Garfunkelp. 136
"Our House," Crosby, Stills, Nash and Youngp. 138
"People Got to Be Free," the Rascalsp. 140
"Presence of the Lord," Blind Faithp. 142
"Pressure," Billy Joelp. 144
"Put a Little Love in Your Heart," Jackie DeShannonp. 146
"Reach Out, I'll Be There," the Four Topsp. 148
"Reason to Believe," Tim Hardinp. 150
"Refugee," Tom Petty and the Heartbreakersp. 152
"Respect," Aretha Franklinp. 154
"Running on Empty," Jackson Brownep. 156
"Running Scared," Roy Orbisonp. 158
"Satisfaction," the Rolling Stonesp. 160
"Secret o' Life," James Taylorp. 162
"She's Leaving Home," the Beatlesp. 164
"Shower the People," James Taylorp. 166
"Spirit in the Sky," Norman Greenbaump. 168
"Stand by Me," Ben E. Kingp. 170
"Still Crazy After All These Years," Paul Simonp. 172
"Teach Your Children," Crosby, Stills, Nash and Youngp. 174
"Tears in Heaven," Eric Claptonp. 176
"Tell the Truth," Derek and the Dominosp. 178
"The Needle and the Damage Done," Neil Youngp. 180
"The Pretender," Jackson Brownep. 182
"The Promised Land," Bruce Springsteenp. 184
"The Sounds of Silence," Simon and Garfunkelp. 186
"The Stranger," Billy Joelp. 188
"Time Waits for No One," the Rolling Stonesp. 190
"To Know Him Is to Love Him," the Teddy Bearsp. 192
"War," Edwin Starrp. 194
"We Can Work It Out," the Beatlesp. 196
"We Gotta Get Out of this Place," the Animalsp. 198
"When a Man Loves a Woman," Percy Sledgep. 200
"Will You Love Me Tomorrow?" the Shirellesp. 202
"With a Little Help from My Friends," the Beatlesp. 204
"Won't Get Fooled Again," the Whop. 206
"You Can't Always Get What You Want," the Rolling Stonesp. 208
"You Can't Hurry Love," the Supremesp. 210
"You Don't Own Me," Lesley Gorep. 212
"You're So Vain," Carly Simonp. 214
"You've Got a Friend," James Taylorp. 216
"You've Lost That Loving Feeling," the Righteous Brothersp. 218
"You've Made Me So Very Happy," Blood, Sweat and Tearsp. 220
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ISBN: 9780684845296
ISBN-10: 0684845296
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st November 1998
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.29

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