The Knowledge: Mind-Blowing Music

Shake a leg on a mind-blowing tour of musical talent! From cool classical megastars like Mozart and Beethoven to superstar rock ‘n’ rollers like Elvis, there’s heaps in here to make you jiggle and jive. Hang out with mega pop legends The Beatles, The Sex Pistols and Oasis! Tune in to all sorts of cool musical happenings, from the birth of the blues to the amazing invention of the drum machine. Get into the groove with mind-boggling musical instruments, and get caught up in a musical explosion! PLUS – try our quiz and see if you’ve got the talent to become an overnight pop sensation!

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    This book has a lot of music in it but it isn’t that good.

    30 August 2011

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