The Rocklopedia Fakebandica

T. Mike Childs

St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

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Have you ever wondered what the name of the cantina band in Star Wars was? Or how many fictional singers Elvis played? Or how many fake bands had real Top Ten hits? This hysterical, witty, and irreverent book answers all these questions and more.

Based on the popular Web site fakebands.com, The Rocklopedia Fakebandica contains almost 1,000 entries covering such pop-culture staples as Spinal Tap, the Monkees, the Partridge Family, the Blues Brothers, the Rutles, Schroeder, the Chipmunks, the Brady Kids, the California Raisins, the Commitments, the Archies, the Banana Splits, Eddie and the Cruisers, the Wonders, Phoebe Buffay, Miss Piggy, Josie and the Pussycats, Jessica Rabbit, School of Rock, and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Perfect for pop-culture addicts, trivia buffs, and music lovers of all stripes, The Rocklopedia Fakebandica is the consummate addition to any bookshelf, coffee table, or bathroom.

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T. Mike Childs

T. Mike Childs is a North Carolina native, a member of sketch comedy group the Van Gogh-Goghs, and creator of the Web site furnitureporn.com. T. Mike Childs is a true Renaissance geek, equally at home discussing the finer points of Spinal Tap with European royalty as he is coding HTML for his sketch comedy group's Web site, vgg.com. He began writing and performing comedy while attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then held a succession of tedious jobs that afforded him the time to compile this book and its sister Web site, fakebands.com. So, despite what you're thinking, he didn't have anything better to do than write this book.

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The Rocklopedia Fakebandica
T. Mike Childs

Trade Paperback

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
November 2004
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312329440
ISBN10: 031232944X
7 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches, 256 pages, Includes 100 black-and-white photographs throughout
$18.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
June 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466873018
ISBN10: 1466873019
256 pages, Includes 100 black-and-white photographs throughout
$7.99
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