Steve Turner began his journalistic career as Features Editor of the British rock monthly Beat Instrumental. He has written many music biographies, including Conversations with Eric Clapton, Rattle and Hum (U2), and A Hard Day's Write (the Beatles).
The Band That Played On is a very inspirational story.
It was a great book to read and would recommend into any history lover or anyone interested in learning more about the titanic and the people on board.
So when this book became available for review, I thought it would be another bit of information for my fixation.
There were parts of this historic event that dragged but in the long run I found it quite interesting. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Judy Ludwig
Love it or hate it, who can forget the scenes from the movie Titanic of the valiant musicians playing on deck as the liner sank? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Tamela Mccann
A very compelling story. It did drag a little in spots, but very inspiring nonetheless. Especially intriguing in light of the recent discovery of the violin belonging to the band... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I've read plenty of books and articles and nearly every aspect of the sinking of the Titanic. One part that remained obscure, however, involves the eight musicians who played on... Read morePublished 10 months ago by lindapanzo
When I saw that Steve Turner was writing this book, I just had to purchase it. It has not been a disapointment. Read morePublished 12 months ago by G. McMillan
Still reading this exciting book! Total history geek and love reading the stories behind this true tragedy. Highly recommend this book.Published 12 months ago by Beth L. Bowman
Probably everyone has heard the story of the band on the Titanic that sat and calmly played their instruments, calming the passengers on the doomed ship. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
By: Steve Turner
The band that played on is an in-depth look into the lives of the eight members of the band on the Titanic. Read more
What an informative book! Do you enjoy the stories behind well-known historical moments? If so this book is a perfect book for you. Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by Irene's Christian Reviews