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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic

By Steve Turner
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.78 Stars

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On 6/17 Barbara Simeon wrote: "The Band That Played On" is an attempt to tell the story behind the band members on the Titanic who continued to play as the ship went down.  The book started out really slow for me, as the author tried to glean chapters worth of information from next to no resources about the lives of these men ... "The Band that Played On" by Steve Turner

Barbara's Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/14 Eskypades wrote: Any discussion of the sinking of the Titanic will usually include a mention of the heroic band of men who, even though facing certain death, played their instruments to the last, providing some measure of comfort and serenity to their fellow passengers. As a band, their last act lives on in fame, but ... The Band That Played On

Eskypades' Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/6 Johan Unwound wrote: There have been countless shipwrecks over the course of mankind, many fascinating stories that will forever have people searching, wondering and remembering. For all these shipwrecks there has never been one more legendary than the Titanic, a disaster that has piqued the interest of millions of people ... Book Review: The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic

Johan Unwound's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/25 Jerusha Scott wrote: Summary: 'The Band That Played On' by Steve Turner is a biography of the eight band members that went down with the Titanic, casting aside all myths and mysteries, revealing the lives of each man. Writing Style and Product: It is a rare author who can truly make a biography interesting. Thankfully, ... The Band That Played On by Steve Turner- An Honest Review

Jerusha's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/23 Tanya Goins wrote: The Band That Played On’ by Steve Turner is the story of the eight musicians who stayed back aboard the Titanic playing till the very end on her ill fated maiden voyage. The concept that makes this book stand out is the story behind how the band members came together “and how their music served as ... Book Review for Booksneeze..

Tanya's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/20 lhghd wrote: The story of the ship Titanic has fascinated a lot of people throughout the years. This is, however, the first time that a book has actually attempted to focus the attention on the band that played on and chose to die with the great ship rather than save their lives. Their lives and what they stood for ... The Band That Played On

lhghd's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/18 thesheep wrote: Sorry for the hiatus! I have been on my grad trip. I returned to a delightful pile of books, and will be attacking it until work starts (on Monday!).The Band that Played On is about the extraordinary story of the 8 musicians who went down with the Titanic. Note, its not about the story of the 8 extraordinary ... The Band that Played On

thesheep's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/16 Chhaya Basu wrote: ‘The Band That Played On’ by Steve Turner is the story of the eight musicians who stayed back aboard the Titanic playing till the very end on her ill fated maiden voyage. The concept that makes this book stand out is the story behind how the band members came together “and how their music served ... THE BAND THAT PLAYED ON

Chhaya's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/15 Andrew Finden wrote: The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic By Steve Turner Hardcover, Thomas Nelson 2011   Anyone who has seen films or read books about the Titanic will recall the ship’s band which played as it sank. In this book Steve Turner focuses on these ... Review: The band that played on – Steve Turner

Andrew's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/14 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. This book is an account of the eight band members that played until their deaths on the ship the Titanic. They were credited as heroes for their sacrifice of staying in place to inspire and bring comfort through ... Book Review: The Band That Played On by Steve Turner

Angela's Rating:

1 Stars