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    18 and Life on Skid Row: A True Story of Rock, Rage, and Metal by Sebastian Bach    Just Getting Started by Tony Bennett & Scott Simon    Foot Notes by Benjamin Allmon    Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams by Mark Ribowsky    The Keys: They Don't Want You to Read This Book by DJ Khaled    "Knoxville's 'Merry-Go-Round,' Ciderville and . . . the East TN Country Music Scene" by Ruth White    Somebody to Love: 285 Tips, Tricks, and Recipes by Mark Langthorne & Matt Richards    Testimony: A Memoir by Robbie Robertson    Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo by Sandrine Revel    Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III by Robert Greenfield    The Legend of George Jones: His Life and Death by Charlene Montgomery & Peanutt Montgomery    David Bowie: The Last Interview by David Bowie    Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon by Jeff Burger & Jeff Burger    Smile, You're Traveling: Black Coffee Blues Part 3 by Henry Rollins    A New America: How Music Reshaped the Culture and Future of a Nation and Redefined My Life by Tommy Mottola    Not Dead Yet: The Memoir by Phil Collins    Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year by Steve Turner    The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster: A Revealing Portrait of the Forgotten Man Behind "Swanee River," "Beautiful Dreamer," and by JoAnne O'Connell    Conversations with McCartney by Paul Du Noyer    All Is Given: A Memoir in Songs by Linda Neil    Swim Through the Darkness: My Search for Craig Smith and the Mystery of Maitreya Kali by Mike Stax    The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir by Thomas Dolby    Playing to Win: The Definitive Biography of John Farnham by Jeff Apter    For Those Tears I Died: The Amazing Story About How One Song Brought Healing to Millions and Birthed Contemporary Christian Musi by Marsha Stevens-Pino    Walking with Legends: Barry Martyn's New Orleans Jazz Odyssey by Mick Burns    Walking with Legends: Barry Martyn's New Orleans Jazz Odyssey by Mick Burns    Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon by Peter Ames Carlin    Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield by Todd Mayfield & Travis Atria    Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War by Nigel Cliff    Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero by Ed Ward & Billy Gibbons    THE ABC of 1-2-3: The True Story by Billy Ritchie    THE GREATEST BAND YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF: How 1-2-3 changed the Face of Music by Paul Revill    Experiencing Schumann: A Listener's Companion by Donald Sanders    Glinka by M. Montagu Nathan    The Roots of Rock, from Cardiff to Mississippi and Back by Peter Finch    Michael and Me: The Untold Story of Michael Jackson's Secret Romance by Shana Mangatal    I Saw Him Standing There by Mike Powell    The Vegas Player: Celebrities Sex Drugs Mafia by Jimmy Mulidore    A Season of Singing: Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States by Sarah M. Ross    David Braham: The American Offenbach by John Franceschina    Florence Foster Jenkins: The Life of the World's Worst Opera Singer by Darryl W. Bullock    Falling Up: The Days and Nights of Carlisle Floyd, The Authorized Biography by Thomas Holliday    Maurice Durufl by James E. Frazier    A Stray Cat Struts: My Life as a Rockabilly Rebel by Slim Jim Phantom    Confessions of a Marijuana Eater: A Songwriter's Memoir by Bobby Gosh    Sick On You: The Disastrous Story of The Hollywood Brats, the Greatest Band You've Never Heard Of by Andrew Matheson    Summary of Bare Bones: by Bobby Bones | Includes Analysis by . Instaread    A Cole Porter Companion by Don M. Randel    Never Say No To A Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More... by Glenn Berger    Giacomo Puccini and His World by Arman Schwartz

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Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll

Carmine Appice & Ian Gittins & Rod Stewart

Stick It! My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll by Carmine Appice & Ian Gittins & Rod StewartCarmine Appice has enjoyed a jaw-dropping rock-and-roll life-and now he is telling his scarcely believable story. Appice ran with teenage gangs in Brooklyn before becoming a global rock star in the Summer of Love, managed by the Mob. He hung with Hendrix, unwittingly paid for an unknown Led Zeppelin to support him on tour, taught John Bonham to play drums (and helped Fred Astaire too), and took part in Zeppelin's infamous deflowering of a groupie with a mud shark. After enrolling in Rod Stewart's infamous Sex Police, he hung out with Kojak, accidentally shared a house with Prince, was blood...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby

Porcelain: A Memoir by MobyFrom one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor, and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.

There were many reasons Moby was never going to make it as a DJ and musician in the New York club scene. This was the New York of Palladium; of Mars, Limelight, and Twilo; of unchecked, drug-fueled hedonism in pumping clubs where dance music was still largely underground, popular chiefly among working-class African Americans and...

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Prince: A Thief in the Temple

Brian Morton

Prince: A Thief in the Temple by Brian MortonPrince Rogers Nelson released his first album in 1978. In the years that followed until his death in April 2016, he became a superstar, a recluse, an inspiration, an enigma, a slave and a symbol. He was a master of reinvention, but the one constant in his astonishing career was his genius: as a singer, a songwriter, a performer and a musician. He sold more than 100 million albums, won seven Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Oscar. His ability to fuse styles and genres made him one of the most unique, influential and beloved artists in music history. In Prince: A Thief in the Temple, acclaimed journalist...
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Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances

Bobby Rydell & Allan Slutsky

Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances by Bobby Rydell & Allan Slutsky

At seventeen, Bobby Rydell was the face of American Bandstand ??" the kid from Italian South Philly with the smoothest voice, the highest pompadour, and the sweetest smile. And there were those hits: “Wild One,” “Volare,” and “Forget Him,” to name a few. He was far more than just a teen idol. Bobby??s voice and boy next door charm earned him a spot singing, acting, and dancing with Ann-Margret in the film adaptation of the hit musical comedy, Bye Bye Birdie. His comedic talents made him a nighttime fixture during the golden age of TV variety shows, and his phrasing and musicianship...

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It's All About Him: Finding the Love of My Life

Denise Jackson & Ellen Vaughn

It's All About Him: Finding the Love of My Life by Denise Jackson & Ellen VaughnWritten by Denise Jackson, with co-writer Ellen Vaughn, this inspirational book gives the reader an all-access look into one of country music's most famous couples: their love story, struggles, dreams, success, the near-failure of their marriage, and the rediscovery of their faith and how that has dramatically shaped their lives.
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Palaces of Memory

Diane Thome

Palaces of Memory by Diane ThomePalaces of Memory is the story of a pioneer in the music world - the first woman to graduate from Princeton University with a PhD in Music and the first woman to compose computer-synthesized music. Much has been written about Dr. Thome, now professor emerita and former chair of the composition program at the University of Washington School of Music. But this is Diane Thome's highly personal story about her lifelong journey in music. In this inspiring memoir, Dr. Thome describes her studies with many famous teachers including Dorothy Taubman, Robert Strassburg, Milton Babbitt, Roy Harris and...
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Introducing Wagner: A Graphic Guide

Michael White & Kevin Scott

Introducing Wagner: A Graphic Guide by Michael White & Kevin ScottA fascinating graphic novel-style introduction to the classical composer everyone has heard of - and few truly understand
2016 / 4 / 23
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It's a Long Story by Willie Nelson | Summary & Analysis: My Life

Instaread

It's a Long Story by Willie Nelson | Summary & Analysis: My Life by Instaread

Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of It's a Long Story

• Summary of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style

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The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen

The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones by Rich CohenA panoramic narrative history that will give readers a new understanding of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of the Vanity Fair contributor who was along for the ride as a young reporter on the road with the band in the 1990s

Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway??"privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen??s chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a...

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Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life

Gwen Russell

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

Peter Hince

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...

2016 / 4 / 18
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Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz and Other Fables

Martin Roach & David Nolan

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

Martin James

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...
2016 / 4 / 17
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Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters

Nick Soulsby

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...

2016 / 4 / 17
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You Me At Six: Never Hold an Underdog Down

Neil Daniels

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...

2016 / 4 / 17
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Jake Bugg: The Biography

David Nolan

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

Hugh Masikela

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...
2016 / 4 / 16
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Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad

Rufus Jones Jr.

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.
2016 / 4 / 16
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American Luthier: Carleen Hutchins-the Art and Science of the Violin

Quincy Whitney

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
2016 / 3 / 23
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Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past

Eric Spitznagel

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."
??"Dave Eggers, author of The Circle

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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