Icons of Rock: In Their Own Words (the Truth Behind Famous Songs)
#1 New Release in Actor & Entertainer Biographies
What inspires the heart, mind, and soul of so many famous rock stars? Human behavior psychologist and 1960s icon Jenny Boyd explores the artistic drive responsible for creating your favorite songs.
A glimpse into the creative power of music. Ever since the Beatles' British Invasion, numerous rock bands and singers have created albums that still have many fans' love and devotion today. Was it raw talent, or was there something below the surface that transformed these dreamers into Hollywood legends? Icons of Rock invites music lovers to discover the truth behind their favorite artists and how they created the best songs of all time. Investigating the psychology and chemistry behind artistic inspiration, you will find how much an unconscious influence can change not only one person's life, but the entire world.
Rock legends share their inspirational tips for music success. Having experienced a life full of rock and roll, author Jenny Boyd explores the psychology of rock stars not just from a scientific point, but also from the musicians themselves. Inside, you'll find rock and roll biographies full of what drove your favorite singers and bands into stardom. Featuring interviews and inspiring stories from Stevie Nicks, Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, and more, discover what makes a rock star and how you can find your own creative success by listening to your inner muse.
Inside Icons of Rock, you'll also discover:
- Why the unconscious is the key to success
- Ways musicians have nurtured their creative process
- How peak experiences can manifest in songwriting and concerts
If you liked The Singers Talk, Jennifer Juniper, or Self-Belief Is Your Superpower, you'll love Icons of Rock.
- Publisher: Mango
- Publish Date: Feb 13rd, 2024
- Pages: 432
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 9.30in - 6.10in - 1.70in - 1.54lb
- EAN: 9781684815449
- Categories: • Music• History & Criticism - General• Instruction & Study - Songwriting
About the Author
Jenny Boyd is a psychologist, commenter, and former model known for her experience in the world of rock and roll since the 1960s. Starting her modeling career in 1962, she developed friendships with several musicians and bands, and had inspired rock stars such as Mick Jagger and Donovan. Later, she married Mick Fleetwood and wrote two songs for his band, Fleetwood Mac, before divorcing in 1976. Boyd earned her PhD in psychology, becoming an expert on the music culture. Previous works include her memoir, Jennifer Juniper, and the music psychology guidebook, Musicians in Tune. Boyd currently lives in London with her architect husband, David.