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    Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke by Valerie L. Giglio    83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage, and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson by Matt Richards    Kanye West Owes Me $300: And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big by Jensen Karp    Summary of It's a Long Story: by Willie Nelson | Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: Interviews and Encounters by Sean Egan    Sweet Dreams and Flying Machines: The Life and Music of James Taylor by Mark Ribowsky    Together Through Life: A Personal Journey with the Music of Bob Dylan by Chris Morris    With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn by Brian "Head" Welch    Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music of Curly Seckler by Penny Parsons    My Life with Wagner: Fairies, Rings, and Redemption: Exploring Opera's Most Enigmatic Composer by Christian Thielemann    Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll by Carmine Appice & Ian Gittins & Rod Stewart    Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby    Prince: A Thief in the Temple by Brian Morton    Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances by Bobby Rydell & Allan Slutsky    It's All About Him: Finding the Love of My Life by Denise Jackson & Ellen Vaughn    Palaces of Memory by Diane Thome    Confessions of a Marijuana Eater: A Songwriter's Memoir by Bobby Gosh    Introducing Wagner: A Graphic Guide by Michael White & Kevin Scott    It's a Long Story by Willie Nelson | Summary & Analysis: My Life by Instaread    The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones by Rich Cohen    Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life by Gwen Russell    Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century by Peter Hince    Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz and Other Fables by Martin Roach & David Nolan    Dave Grohl: Times Like His by Martin James    Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters by Nick Soulsby    You Me At Six: Never Hold an Underdog Down by Neil Daniels    Jake Bugg: The Biography by David Nolan    Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela by Hugh Masikela    Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad by Rufus Jones Jr.    American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins-the Art and Science of the Violin by Quincy Whitney    Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past by Eric Spitznagel    Delta Lady by Rita Coolidge & Michael Walker    Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride    The Grand Tour: The Life and Music of George Jones by Rich Kienzle    Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart: Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall by Kenneth Bilby    JOYRIDE: A Beginning In Every End by Frank Hart    Angel with Drumsticks: The rock that shook the foundations of the Vatican by Pamela King    Mac Wiseman: All My Memories Fit For Print by Walt Trott    Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir by Lita Ford    My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love by Rosie Rivera    Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life In Music by Dave Stewart    Liar: A Memoir by Rob Roberge    What Happened, Miss Simone? A Biography by Alan Light    Loving Amy: A Mother's Story by Janis Winehouse    Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance by Jean E. Snyder    Really the Blues by Mezz Mezzrow & Bernard Wolfe    The Road Beneath My Feet by Frank Turner    Kent Finlay, Dreamer: The Musical Legacy behind Cheatham Street Warehouse by Brian T. Atkinson & Jenni Finlay    Orbit: The Sixties by Lewis Helfand    Tribute: Kurt Cobain (Spanish Edition) by Jayfri Hashim

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Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life

Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life by Gwen RussellFrom the sleepy Welsh town of Pontypridd to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, from selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door to sell-out Las Vegas shows, Tom Jones is Britain??s best-loved singer-songwriter. Bestselling celebrity biographer Gwen Russell traces Tom??s phenomenal journey from his earliest years and breakthrough hit "It??s Not Unusual" to owning the nation??s television screens in BBC hit show The Voice. Not only is his professional life fascinating reading??"with collaborations including Cash, The Bee Gees, and Pavarotti, which read like a who??s who of music history??"but his personal life...
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Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century

Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century by Peter Hince

For more than a decade, Peter Hince worked alongside one of the greatest bands in the history of rock, touring the world and heading up their road crew. Here he recalls the highlights of those years. He was with Freddie Mercury when he composed "Crazy Little Thing Called Love;" he made sure that Freddie's stage performances went without a hitch; and he was often there to witness Freddie's famed tantrums. He was also party to the sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Packed with Peter's own photos, including never-before-seen shots of Freddie and his female lover Mary, this warm and witty book is a must-read...

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Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz and Other Fables

Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz and Other Fables by Martin Roach & David NolanDamon Albarn is the frontman of Blur and the face of Britpop. While his peers have gradually fallen by the wayside, Albarn has reinvented himself as the mastermind behind Gorillaz. With his eclectic solo projects??"such as the much-revered The Good, the Bad & the Queen??"and his work with legends like Bobby Womack, he has proven that he is one of British music??s most innovative and important personalities. With the 2015 release of Blur??s first album for more than a decade, Damon Albarn took his place once more as an iconic jewel in the crown of the British music scene. This updated book covers...
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Dave Grohl: Times Like His

Dave Grohl: Times Like His by Martin JamesAcross the entire body of Foo Fighters albums, the whole legendary Nirvana tale, the pre-history in the nascent Seattle scene and Grohl??s flirtations with Queens of the Stone Age and his super group side project Them Crooked Vultures, this is an utterly comprehensive, insightful chronicle of Dave Grohl??s remarkable life. Drawing on new interviews with key figures in the Grohl story, this definitive biography includes the stories of the 2007 multi-platinum opus Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, 2011??s Wasting Light, which saw Grohl reunited with Nirvana producer Butch Vig, and Sonic Highways...
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Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters

Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters by Nick SoulsbyThe most extensive and complete portrait of Kurt Cobain??s life as it unfolded

Cobain on Cobain places the reader at the key moments of Kurt Cobain??s rollercoaster life, telling the tale of Nirvana entirely through his words and those of his bandmates as they unleashed the whirlwind that would consume them for the last half of their five-year career. This is the most comprehensive compendium of interviews with the band ever released and each interview is another knot in a thread running from just after the recording of their first album Bleach to the band??s collapse in 1994 followed shortly...

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You Me At Six: Never Hold an Underdog Down

You Me At Six: Never Hold an Underdog Down by Neil Daniels

With four successful albums to their name, You Me At Six have become one of the most revered and popular alternative rock bands of their generation. When Kerrang! magazine nominated them in 2008, 2009, and 2010 for Best British Band , it indicated they were one of the top acts out there. And when they finally won the coveted title in 2011, and then again in 2014, it proved it. This is the first biography of You Me At Six, looking deep into what makes the band tick and why they have become such an iconic band in a relatively short period of time. Their strict work ethic and innovative nature...

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Jake Bugg: The Biography

Jake Bugg: The Biography by David NolanDespite coming from a city of one-hit wonders, singer Jake Bugg has managed to jump from the bottom to the top, and continues gaining in popularity

In a world of boy bands and manufactured pop, Jake Bugg??s simply-strummed tales of life on the council estate where he grew up have connected with music fans around the world. Bugg has turned the music industry inside out with the unexpected success of his country folk songs with a rockabilly twist. He??s taken the sounds of the 1950s and 1960s into the 21st century. But how did a teenager from Nottingham??"a city whose music scene was previously...

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Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela

Still Grazing: The Musical Journey of Hugh Masekela by Hugh MasikelaHugh Masekela is a prodigiously talented giant of jazz and world music, and a pioneer in sharing the voice and spirit of South Africa with the rest of the world, but his globetrotting tale transcends music. First published in the USA in 2004, this autobiography shares with rich detail Masekela??s life, infused with love and loss, sex and drugs, exile and revolution. He survived it all, with wit, passion, abundant talent and wisdom, and is now bringing his story back home! A new foreword and afterword to his autobiography will add fresh insights into the life of one of today??s few living world-class...
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Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad

Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad by Rufus Jones Jr.In this book, conductor and scholar Rufus Jones, Jr. brings to light a literal treasure trove of unpublished primary sources to tell the compelling story of the great American conductor, Dean Dixon.
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American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins-the Art and Science of the Violin

American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins-the Art and Science of the Violin by Quincy WhitneyThe female pioneer who revolutionized violin acoustics and built the first violin octet
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Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past

Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past by Eric SpitznagelForeword by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy

"Memories are far more indelible when married to the physical world, and Spitznagel proves the point in this vivid book. We love vinyl records because they combine the tactile, the visual, the seeable effects of age and care and carelessless. When he searches for the records he lost and sold, Spitznagel is trying to return to a tangible past, and he details that process with great sensitivity and impact."
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High Fidelity meets Killing Yourself to Live in this memoir of one man's search for his lost record collection. As he finds...

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Delta Lady

Delta Lady by Rita Coolidge & Michael Walker

The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience.

She inspired songs??"Leon Russell wrote “A Song for You” and “Delta Lady” for her, Stephen Stills wrote “Cherokee.” She co-wrote songs??"“Superstar” and the piano coda to “Layla,” uncredited. She sang backup for Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, and Stills, before finding fame as a solo artist with such hits as “We're All Alone” and “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher.” Following her story from...

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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBrideNational Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the “real” James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul genius but the ways in which our cultural heritage has been shaped by Brown??s legacy.

Kill ??Em and Leave is more than a book about James Brown. Brown??s rough-and-tumble life, through McBride??s lens, is an unsettling metaphor for American life: the tension between North and South, black and white, rich and poor....

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The Grand Tour: The Life and Music of George Jones

The Grand Tour: The Life and Music of George Jones by Rich Kienzle

In the vein of the classic Johnny Cash: The Life, this groundbreaking work explores the wild life and extraordinary musical career of “the definitive country singer of the last half century” (New York Times), who influenced, among others, Bob Dylan, Buck Owens, Emmylou Harris, John Fogerty, George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Garth Brooks.

In a masterful biography laden with new revelations, veteran country music journalist/historian Rich Kienzle offers a definitive, full-bodied portrait of legendary country singer George Jones and the music that remains his legacy. Kienzle meticulously sifted...

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Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart: Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall

Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart: Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall by Kenneth BilbyCelebrating the legendary studio musicians of Jamaican popular music through personal photographs and interviews
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JOYRIDE: A Beginning In Every End

JOYRIDE: A Beginning In Every End by Frank Hart

There are a lot of reasons why you might read a book. Maybe you want to be entertained, maybe you want to be inspired, maybe you want to peek into the secret closets and junk drawers of an almost famous, almost rockstar's psychology. This is the story of a Midwestern son of a coal miner who couldn??t decide between a pulpit and an electric guitar. At a young age, he saw God while looking up at the stars in his backyard and never looked back. Years later, his band, Atomic Opera, tasted success after signing with a major record label, poised to become the next great rock band. What is a person...

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Angel with Drumsticks: The rock that shook the foundations of the Vatican

Angel with Drumsticks: The rock that shook the foundations of the Vatican by Pamela King

This is the story as it was told to the author by Angelo Ferrari, drummer, singer and founder of the Italian Beat rock group Angel and the Brains.

After recounting how the band was formed and its music ambitions, it continues to tell the true story about the aftermath of La Messa Dei Giovani (La Messa).

La Messa was conceived to fulfil the desires of the Vatican II to make the Catholic Church more appealing to young people but, because of resulting bitter and vicious arguments within the church and the media, the Vatican took a course of action that was inconsiderate, hurtful and cold hearted....

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Mac Wiseman: All My Memories Fit For Print

Mac Wiseman: All My Memories Fit For Print by Walt TrottDespite hardship, Mac Wiseman succeeded on the international music scene, thanks to strong, heartfelt tenor vocals, intricate pickin' style and easygoing manner, attaining chart hits "Ballad of Davy Crockett," "Jimmy Brown The Newsboy" and "Your Best Friend And Me," while also recording in tandem with diverse artists Bill Monroe, Molly O'Day, Flatt & Scruggs, Woody Herman, John Prine, Charlie Daniels, April Verch, Doc Watson, Del McCoury and Bootsy Collins. He was the first artist to serve as A&R chief for a major label, producing such acts as Reno & Smiley, Bonnie Guitar, Cowboy Copas and Jimmy...
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Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir

Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir by Lita Ford

In this long-awaited, emotionally powerful memoir, “HEAVY METAL??S LEADING FEMALE ROCKER” (Rolling Stone) opens up about the ??70s and ??80s music scene and her trailblazing life as the lead guitarist of the “pioneering band” (New York Times) the Runaways and her platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated solo career. Hailed as “the mother of all metal” (Los Angeles Times) and “one of the greatest female electric guitar players to ever pick up the instrument” (Elle), Lita Ford bares her soul in Living Like a Runaway.

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My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love

My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love by Rosie RiveraThe sister of “La Diva de la Banda”??"legendary Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera??"opens up for the first time about Jenni??s untimely death and her own triumph over abuse and addiction.

Growing up as the youngest Rivera, Rosie was surrounded by unconditional love, support, and affection. There was nothing that her family wouldn??t do for her, especially her sister Jenni, who was the most important thing in the world to Rosie. With her strong will and a solid foundation, Rosie was set to conquer the world.

Yet life would take a drastic turn when Rivera was scarred by sexual abuse within...

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