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    Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin by Dave Thompson    Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe by Tara Murtha    Owain Arwel Hughes: My Life in Music by Owain Arwel Hughes    Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters by Hank Bordowitz    Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music by Barry Mazor    Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia by Adam Lerner    Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson by Marshall Thompson & Dane Ladwig    Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014) by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood    Guitar Gods in Beds. (Bedfordshire: A Heavenly County) by Mike Buchanan    The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again by John T. Davis    The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones by Stanley Booth    Harry Partch, Hobo Composer by S. Andrew Granade    Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge by Hans Bunge & Hanns Eisler    Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul by Ann Merivale    Who Killed Mister Moonlight? Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction by David J. Haskins    Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me by Yamma Brown & Robin Gaby Fisher    Benson: The Autobiography by George Benson    Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black by C. Eric Banister    Aaron Jay Kernis by Leta E. Miller    Diving Deep for Sea Shells by Stella Castellucci & Edgar Amaya    Say It Loud! The Life of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1 by Don Rhodes    Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story by Randi L. Massingill    Claude Vivier: A Composer's Life by Bob Gilmore    The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life by David Revill    Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist by Steve Lowenthal    The Life and Times of a Cameroonian Icon: Tribute to Lapiro De Mbanga Ngata Man by Wuteh Vakunta    Diana Ross: A Biography by J. Randy Taraborelli    Bob Dylan: The Biography by Dennis Mcdougal    Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile by Robert Greenfield    With the Beatles by Lewis Lapham    Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story by Geoff Pevere    I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales by Todd    The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir by Bill & Mike    Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records by Simon Goddard    The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz by Cary Ginell    Back in from the Anger by Roger Lucey    My Lettermen Years: The Journey To Hell and Back! by Jim Pike & E. L. Scott    Tinman Too: A Life Explored by David Cope    Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good by Corey Taylor    I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story by Ingrid Croce & Jimmy Rock    The Perfect Song: The True Story of Arthur Lee Crume, Sr. of the Soul Stirrers by Donna J. Bosn    At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists by Caroline Benser    Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography by Kevin Dodds    Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ronnie Van Zant, and Me ... Gene Odom by Scott Coner    Mahler Re-Composed by George M. Cummins III    A Memoir of Toru Takemitsu by Asaka Takemitsu    Without the King's Consent: "Tell Me Pretty Baby" by Andrew Jackson & Frederick Allen    18 / 18 by Alton Le Roy Nelson    Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy by Kevin Bazzana    Thomas Ekundayo Phillips: The Doyen of Nigerian Church Music by Godwin Sadoh
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Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin by Dave Thompson
Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin

(Book). Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin follows the iconic singer through his heights of fame with classic rock giant Led Zeppelin, his second life as a multimillion-selling solo artist, and his more idiosyncratic pursuits. A wealth of
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Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe by Tara Murtha
Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe

July, 1967: It seems the entire country stopped to listen to a husky voice steeped in the simmering secrets of the South tell a tragic tale of teenage suicide. So much for the Summer of Love. "Ode to Billie Joe�? knocked the Beatles' "All You Need is
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Owain Arwel Hughes: My Life in Music by Owain Arwel Hughes
Owain Arwel Hughes: My Life in Music

Owain Arwel Hughes, OBE CBE, is one of the world's foremost conductors. Having recorded and performed with leading orchestras including the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Royal Philharmonic, Philharmonia Halle Orchestra and many throughout Scandinavia,
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Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters by Hank Bordowitz
Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters

In a series of more than 50 interviews that span seven decades, many never before seen in print, this is the story of Led Zeppelin told by the people who knew it best—the members of the band. This book shoots down the folklore and assumptions about

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Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music by Barry Mazor
Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music

This is the first biography of Ralph Peer, the adventurous—even revolutionary—A&R man and music publisher who changed the breadth and flavor of popular music in the United States and around the world. It is the story of the life and 50-year

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Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia by Adam Lerner
Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

Mark Mothersbaugh is a legendary figure for fans of both street art and music culture. Cofounder of the seminal New Wave band DEVO, he was a prolific visual artist before the band's inception moving seamlessly between multiple mediums creating bold, cartoonish,
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Adam Lerner29 Nov 2014$40.00

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Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson by Marshall Thompson & Dane Ladwig
Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson

The Chi-Lites were instrumental in changing the very foundation of the music industry. With their number one hits "Oh Girl" and "Have You Seen Her," Pop music artists and producers recognized the importance of the deep-seated Doo-Wop roots and angelic
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Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014) by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood
Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014)

The second volume of Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood's biography of Metallica, detailing the latter half of their extraordinary, decades-long career
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Guitar Gods in Beds. (Bedfordshire: A Heavenly County) by Mike Buchanan
Guitar Gods in Beds. (Bedfordshire: A Heavenly County)

Mike Buchanan is a Bedford-based author who interviewed eight well-known local guitarists, and wrote accounts of their colourful lives:

- Finger Pickin' Good Paul Bonas
- Hollerin' Bob Foley
- Amazin' Max Milligan
- Blindin' Dave King
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The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again by John T. Davis
The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again

A group of three friends who made music in a house in Lubbock, Texas, recorded an album that wasn't released and went their separate ways into solo careers. That group became a legend and then-twenty years later-a band. The Flatlanders-Joe Ely, Jimmie
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John T. Davis27 Nov 2014$19.95

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The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones by Stanley Booth
The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones

Stanley Booth, a member of the Rolling Stones' inner circle, met the band just a few months before Brian Jones drowned in a swimming pool in 1968. He lived with them throughout their 1969 tour across the United States, staying up all night together listening

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Harry Partch, Hobo Composer by S. Andrew Granade
Harry Partch, Hobo Composer

During the Great Depression, Harry Partch rode the railways, following the fruit harvest across the country. From his experience among hoboes he found what he called "a fountainhead of pure musical Americana." Although he later wrote immense stage works
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Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge by Hans Bunge & Hanns Eisler
Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge

The Austrian composer Hanns Eisler was Bertolt Brecht's closest friend and most politically committed collaborator. In these conversations with Hans Bunge which took place over a period of four years, from 1958 until his death in 1962, Eisler offers a
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Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul by Ann Merivale
Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul

During a regression to find out the reason for the unusual emotional attachment that she'd had since the age of sixteen to Sir Edward Elgar - both his music and the man himself - Ann Merivale was knocked for six at finding herself in the life of
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Who Killed Mister Moonlight? Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction by David J. Haskins
Who Killed Mister Moonlight? Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction

(Book). Beginning with the creation of Bauhaus's seminal debut hit "Bela Lugosi's Dead," David J. Haskins offers a no-holds-barred account of his band's rapid rise to fame and glory in the late '70s, their sudden dissolution in the '80s, and their subsequent
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Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me by Yamma Brown & Robin Gaby Fisher
Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me

Being the child of a global superstar is never easy, but being the daughter of the "Hardest Working Man in Show Business"—that's a category unto itself. Like every little girl, Yamma Brown wanted her father's attention, but fame, drugs, jail, and

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Benson: The Autobiography by George Benson
Benson: The Autobiography

The much-awaited story of celebrated singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist George Benson, with a foreword by Bill Cosby.
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George Benson23 Nov 2014$25.99

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Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black by C. Eric Banister
Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black

General Reference
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Aaron Jay Kernis by Leta E. Miller
Aaron Jay Kernis

The first full-length biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer
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Diving Deep for Sea Shells by Stella Castellucci & Edgar Amaya
Diving Deep for Sea Shells

Stella Castellucci's tells the story of her remarkable life in music. Born in Los Angeles in 1930 to musician father Louis Castellucci, Stella would go on to continue and further his legacy. Stella joined Peggy Lee's touring jazz group in 1953. They would

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Say It Loud! The Life of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1 by Don Rhodes
Say It Loud! The Life of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1

When Don Rhodes took his seat not far behind Michael Jackson at the funeral of the "Godfather of Soul" on December 30, 2006, it marked the close of a forty-year friendship. In Say It Loud! Rhodes pays tribute to James Brown and his storied career,

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Don Rhodes22 Nov 2014$10.50

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Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story by Randi L. Massingill
Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story

Hey! Hey! Its the untold story of The Monkees "Wool-hat" Michael Nesmith with the behind the scenes scoop about touring with Jimi Hendrix, filmmaking with Jack Nicholson and so much more. Also detailed is his invention of MTV and his mother Bette who invented
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Randi L. Massingill22 Nov 2014$14.99

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Claude Vivier: A Composer's Life by Bob Gilmore
Claude Vivier: A Composer's Life

Claude Vivier's haunting and expressive music has captivated audiences around the world. But the French-Canadian composer is remembered also because of the dramatic circumstances of his death: he was found murdered in his Paris apartment at the age of
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Bob Gilmore21 Nov 2014$29.15

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The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life by David Revill
The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life

John Cage was one of the most innovative and important composers of the twentieth century. He influenced not only contemporaries but also younger generations, including artists from Phillip Glass, Steve Reich, and Terry Riley to the Beatles, Brian Eno,
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David Revill21 Nov 2014$19.95

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Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist by Steve Lowenthal
Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist

John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. Fahey made more than 40 albums between 1959 and his death in 2001, most of them featuring only his solo steel-string

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Steve Lowenthal21 Nov 2014$21.99

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The Life and Times of a Cameroonian Icon: Tribute to Lapiro De Mbanga Ngata Man by Wuteh Vakunta
The Life and Times of a Cameroonian Icon: Tribute to Lapiro De Mbanga Ngata Man

This book is the celebration of one man's vendetta against a cancerous regime that thrives on the rape of democracy and human rights abuses. Lapiro de Mbanga, born Lambo Sandjo Pierre Roger on April 7, 1957 was a conduit for social change. He fought for
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Wuteh Vakunta21 Nov 2014$35.00

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Diana Ross: A Biography by J. Randy Taraborelli
Diana Ross: A Biography

There is only one Diana Ross. This is her story.

Drawn from hundreds of interviews conducted over four decades, Diana Ross paints an unforgettable picture of an extraordinary and often controversial legend-a pop music goddess, acclaimed actress, loving

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J. Randy Taraborelli21 Nov 2014$12.99

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Bob Dylan: The Biography by Dennis Mcdougal
Bob Dylan: The Biography

Bob Dylan is a music hero to generations. He's also an international bestselling artist, a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, and an Oscar winner for "Things Have Changed." His career is stronger and more influential than ever. How did this happen,

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Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile by Robert Greenfield
Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile

When the Rolling Stones embarked on their farewell tour of England in 1971, it marked the end of an era.
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Robert Greenfield21 Nov 2014$25.99

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With the Beatles by Lewis Lapham
With the Beatles

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary
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Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story by Geoff Pevere
Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, no Canadian band rocked harder, louder or to more hardcore fans than Hamilton, Ontario's own Teenage Head. Although usually lumped in the dubiously inevitable 'punk rock' category of the day, this high-–energy quartet

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Geoff Pevere20 Nov 2014$9.95

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I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales by Todd
I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales

This collection takes readers on a tour through one of the most inventive and idiosyncratic minds at work today.
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Todd20 Nov 2014$16.99

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The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir by Bill & Mike
The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir

Fifty years after his first hit, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bill Medley remains an icon of popular music.
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Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records by Simon Goddard
Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records

They had just a few hundred pounds, one band missing a drummer, a sock drawer for an office, more dreams than sense and not a clue between them how to run a record company. But when Alan Horne and Edwyn Collins decided to start their own label from a

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Simon Goddard20 Nov 2014$28.88

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The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz by Cary Ginell
The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz

(Book). More than any other musician, Herbie Mann was responsible for establishing the flute as an accepted jazz instrument. Prior to his arrival, the flute was a secondary instrument for saxophonists, but Mann found a unique voice for the flute, presenting
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Cary Ginell20 Nov 2014$18.99

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Back in from the Anger by Roger Lucey
Back in from the Anger

The story of a once promising young musician, this autobiography demonstrates how Roger Lucey's life journey was radically changed by the South African apartheid. Having performed songs that reflected upon the cruelty and violence of late 1970s South

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My Lettermen Years: The Journey To Hell and Back! by Jim Pike & E. L. Scott
My Lettermen Years: The Journey To Hell and Back!

August 1961 was a month to remember for Jim Pike. That was the month his song "The Way You Look Tonight" hit the charts at number thirteen in the nation. From that moment on, Jim Pike and The Lettermen would be known around the world. Jim had everything

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Tinman Too: A Life Explored by David Cope
Tinman Too: A Life Explored

Continuing the insights into the creative processes of contemporary composer David Cope, Tinman Too presents another 150 vignettes from the author's life begun in his previous book Tinman. Some of the notable individuals discussed in this innovative

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David Cope17 Nov 2014$3.99

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Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good by Corey Taylor
Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good

Seven Deadly Sins
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I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story by Ingrid Croce & Jimmy Rock
I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story

I Got a Name
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Ingrid Croce &
Jimmy Rock
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The Perfect Song: The True Story of Arthur Lee Crume, Sr. of the Soul Stirrers by Donna J. Bosn
The Perfect Song: The True Story of Arthur Lee Crume, Sr. of the Soul Stirrers

Legends are said to be those individuals who soar above the limitations of the average human experience. These special souls leave eternal footprints in the hearts of even the casual observer, and their message remains timeless. History books are full

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At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists by Caroline Benser
At the Piano: Interviews with 21st-Century Pianists

Benser explores the kaleidoscopic world of twenty-first-century pianism through a series of extended interviews with eight major pianists. Interviewees talk with Benser about such matters as their first experiences at the piano, the meaning of musicianship
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Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography by Kevin Dodds
Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography

In July of 1984, Edward Van Halen was the most popular musician in the world in the most popular band in the world-the band that to this day bears his own surname. As a 12-year-old, author Kevin Dodds experienced his first Van Halen concert, and it changed

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Kevin Dodds16 Nov 2014$9.99

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ronnie Van Zant, and Me ... Gene Odom by Scott Coner
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ronnie Van Zant, and Me ... Gene Odom

During a time when toughskin blue jeans, button-down shirts, and flat-top haircuts were all the rage, Gene Odom and Ronnie Van Zant became best friends. Growing up on the same block, Ronnie and Gene fished, played football, and dreamed together. Years
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Scott Coner14 Nov 2014$9.99

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Mahler Re-Composed by George M. Cummins III
Mahler Re-Composed

In 2010, the composer Gustav Mahler celebrates his one hundred fiftieth birthday. In Mahler Re-Composed, linguist George Cummins shares a collection of six interrelated essays that provide a fresh perspective on difficult questions familiar to Mahler
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George M. Cummins III14 Nov 2014$9.99

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A Memoir of Toru Takemitsu by Asaka Takemitsu
A Memoir of Toru Takemitsu

Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) was the first Japanese composer to receive international recognition in the field of classical music, and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the late twentieth century. Largely self-taught, Takemitsu

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Asaka Takemitsu14 Nov 2014$9.99

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Without the King's Consent: "Tell Me Pretty Baby" by Andrew Jackson & Frederick Allen
Without the King's Consent: "Tell Me Pretty Baby"

August 16th marks the anniversary of the death of a cultural icon-Elvis Aaron Presley. Although the face of music has changed in ways that would leave Elvis shaking his head, everything rests upon the bedrock foundation laid by the King. No single person
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Andrew Jackson &
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18 / 18 by Alton Le Roy Nelson
18 / 18

The book tells about Alton being born and growing up in the South to a family of eight in a two-bedroom house. It also tells of how his family & he survived as sharecroppers; eating & living off what the land produced. It tells how at an early age, music,
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Alton Le Roy Nelson13 Nov 2014$6.00

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Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy by Kevin Bazzana
Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy

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Kevin Bazzana13 Nov 2014$18.00

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Thomas Ekundayo Phillips: The Doyen of Nigerian Church Music by Godwin Sadoh
Thomas Ekundayo Phillips: The Doyen of Nigerian Church Music

The biography and music of Thomas King Ekundayo Phillips are synonymous with the history of Nigerian church music. His compositions chronicle the emergence of Nigerian church music from the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Phillips's works
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Godwin Sadoh12 Nov 2014$6.00

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Tinman: A Life Explored by David Cope
Tinman: A Life Explored

Offering insight into the creative processes of a contemporary composer, Tinman presents 150 vignettes from author David Cope's life. Some of the notable individuals discussed in this innovative biography are John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Pierre
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Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd by Mark Blake
Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd

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Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue by Marc Spitz
Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue

An examination of Mick Jagger's spectacular life and the cultural revolution he led as the legendary front man of the Rolling Stones.

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, their legendary front man remains an enigma; he hasn't

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Rat Girl: A Memoir by Kristin Hersh
Rat Girl: A Memoir

The founder of a cult rock band shares her outrageous tale of growing up much faster than planned.

In 1985, Kristin Hersh was just starting to find her place in the world. After leaving home at the age of fifteen, the precocious child of unconventional

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Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock by Jesse Jarnow
Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock

The first biography of Yo La Tengo, the massively influential band who all but defined indie music.

Yo La Tengo has lit up the indie scene for three decades, part of an underground revolution that defied corporate music conglomerates, eschewed pop radio,

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Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream by Neil Young
Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream

"I think I will have to use my time wisely and keep my thoughts straight if I am to succeed and deliver the cargo I so carefully have carried thus far to the outer reaches." --Neil Young, from Waging Heavy Peace

Legendary singer and songwriter Neil Young's

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A Woman Like Me: A Memoir by Bettye LaVette & David Ritz
A Woman Like Me: A Memoir

Now in paperback, "an un-inching and uncompromising look at a life lived across the tracks from fame . . " (Detroit Free Press)

As a teenager in Detroit, Bettye LaVette scored a hit single with "My Man-He's a Lovin' Man." But by twenty, she had faded

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Composed: A Memoir by Rosanne Cash
Composed: A Memoir

"One of the best accounts of an American life you'll likely ever read." -Julia Keller, Chicago Tribune

As moving, disarming, and elusive as one of her classic songs, Composed is Rosanne Cash's testament to the power of art, tradition, and love to

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The One: The Life and Music of James Brown by RJ Smith
The One: The Life and Music of James Brown

The definitive biography of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, with fascinating findings on his life as a Civil Rights activist, an entrepreneur, and the most innovative musician of our time

Playing 350 shows a year at his peak, with more than forty

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LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour by Stephen Davis
LZ-'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour

A revealing insider's account of Led Zeppelin's 1975 North American tour from the bestselling author of Hammer of the Gods.

As a young music journalist in 1975, Stephen Davis got the opportunity of a lifetime: an invitation to cover the sold-out 1975

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Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut by Rob Sheffield
Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut

From the bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape and Turn Around Bright Eyes, "a funny, insightful look at the sublime torture of adolescence".-Entertainment Weekly

The 1980s meant MTV and John Hughes movies, big dreams and bigger shoulder pads,

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Mozart: A Life by Peter Gay
Mozart: A Life

A biography of the greatest musical mind in Western history

Mozart's unshakable hold on the public's consciousness can only be strengthened by historian and biographer Peter Gay's concise and deft look at the genius's life. Mozart traces the development

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Jim Morrison: LIfe, Death, Legend by Stephen Davis
Jim Morrison: LIfe, Death, Legend

As the lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison's searing poetic vision and voracious appetite for sexual, spiritual, and psychedelic experience inflamed the spirit and psyche of a generation. Since his mysterious death in 1971, millions more fans from a
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Stephen Davis9 Nov 2014$18.00

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The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart by Willie Nelson & Turk Pipkin
The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart

Born in small-town Texas during the Great Depression, Willie Nelson was raised to believe in helping his neighbors and living without pretense. After many hardscrabble years as a poorly paid songwriter (often watching his work become a gold mine for other
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Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley by Jerry Schilling & Chuck Crisafulli
Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley

Commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of Elvis?s death, an intimate memoir of a friendship with the greatest artist in rock and roll history, taking you from late-night parties at Graceland to the bright lights of Hollywood sets and glittering stages
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Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics by Jackie Huba
Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics

"WE IDENTIFY WITH EACH OTHER. I SEE MYSELF IN MY FANS AND MY FANS SEE THEMSELVES IN ME. I CALL THEM LITTLE MONSTERS BECAUSE THEY ARE MY INSPIRATION." -LADY GAGA

Famous for her avant-garde outfits, over-the-top per­formances, and addictive dance beats,

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Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire by Philip Bailey & Keith Zimmerman & Kent Zimmerman
Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire

A revealing and heartfelt memoir from the lead singer of the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire

With more than ninety million records sold and eight Grammy awards throughout its forty-year history, Earth, Wind & Fire has staked its claim as one of the most successful,

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Mozart: A Life by Paul Johnson
Mozart: A Life

Eminent historian Paul Johnson dazzles with a rich, succinct portrait of Mozart and his music

As he's done in Napoleon, Churchill, Jesus, and Darwin, acclaimed historian and author Paul Johnson here offers a concise, illuminating biography of

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Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times by Ralph Stanley & Eddie Dean
Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times

A legend looks back on his six decades in music.

Ralph Stanley was born in 1927 in a corner of Virginia known as Big Spraddle Creek, a place where music echoed from the ridge tops, was belted out by workers in the fields, and resonated in the one-room

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Chasing the Sun by Juanes
Chasing the Sun

"I'm doing what I believe I was brought to this world to do: to create music that raises awareness, renews hearts, and generates change. I'll continue looking to the stars and traveling the globe as God permits me. And I hope I have many years left to
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Juanes7 Nov 2014$28.95

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Five against One by Kim Neely
Five against One

More than any other band, Pearl Jam embodies the alternative style that dominates rock today. From their early days as fame-ducking grunge pioneers, through their headline-making battle with Ticketmaster, to their current status as self-assured survivors,
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Kim Neely7 Nov 2014$17.00

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Society's Child: My Autobiography by Janis Ian
Society's Child: My Autobiography

Janis Ian was catapulted into the spotlight in 1966 at the age of fifteen, when her soul-wrenching song ?Society?s Child? became a hit. An intimate portrait of an interracial relationship, ?Society?s Child? climbed the charts despite the fact that many
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Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams by Paul Hemphill
Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams

Hank Williams, the quintessential country music singer and songwriter, lived a life as lonesome, desolate, and filled with sorrow as his timeless songs. From Williams's dirt- poor beginnings as a sickly child to his emergence as a star of the Grand Ole
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The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer by Renee Fleming
The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

The fascinating personal story of one of the most celebrated talents in today's music scene

The star of the Metropolitan Opera's recent revival of Dvorak's Rusalka, soprano Renée Fleming brings a consummately beautiful voice, striking interpretive talents,

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Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses by Stephen Davis
Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses

The New York Times bestselling epic tale of the last great rock band

From the bestselling author of Hammer of the Gods comes the complete story of Guns N? Roses ? from their drug-fueled blastoff in the 80s to the turbulent life of legendary singer

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Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Story of a Warrior Butterfly by Leila Cobo
Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Story of a Warrior Butterfly

LIKE A BLAZING SHOOTING STAR, JENNI RIVERA LIT UP THE LIVES OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, YET THE SKY SWEPT HER AWAY BEFORE HER TIME

Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Life of a Warrior Butterfly:
Full color photos The complete discography of Jenni Rivera Billboard

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A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man by Holly George-Warren
A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man

The first biography of the influential musician and forebear of the indie-rock scene

Alex Chilton's story is rags to riches in reverse, beginning with teenage rock stardom and heading downward. Following stints leading 60s sensation the Box Tops ("The

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Frank: The True Story That Inspired the Movie by Jon Ronson
Frank: The True Story That Inspired the Movie

From the bestselling author of The Psychopath Test comes a characteristically humorous story of a musician on the margins. In Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie, Jon Ronson reflects on his days playing keyboard for the Frank Sidebottom Oh
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Autobiography by Morrissey
Autobiography

Autobiography covers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day.

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six

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Adele: The Biography by Chas Newkey-Burden
Adele: The Biography

Adele's soulful voice, catchy hits, and vulnerable personality have won her critical acclaim and widespread popularity. She has topped the charts in 18 countries and swept the top awards at the 2012 Grammys—but who is she? How has her tempestuous
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Chas Newkey-Burden5 Nov 2014$9.99

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Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie
Bound for Glory

First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by the folk singer, activist, and man who saw it all.

One of Guthrie's first published writings, it is an important artifact of musical and political

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It Looked So Good In the Window by Sid Cooper
It Looked So Good In the Window

One night while we were performing at the club, Tommy Dorsey himself came in with an entourage of his people. When Tommy's group went thru the room we were deep into an arrangement of mine, of a popular war song called, "On a Wing and a Prayer." they all
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Sid Cooper4 Nov 2014$6.00

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Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life by Robert Spaethling
Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

"A wonderful collection that gives Mozart a voice as a son, husband, brother and friend." —New York Times Book Review

"Mozart's honesty, his awareness of his own genius and his contempt for authority all shine out from these letters."—Sunday
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Rumours of Glory: A Memoir by Bruce Cockburn
Rumours of Glory: A Memoir

Following the success of I'm Your Man and Just Kids, legendary Canadian singer and songwriter Bruce Cockburn delivers his long-awaited memoir—a chronicle of faith, fear, and activism that is also a lively cultural and musical tour through the

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The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard by Buddha Monk & Mickey Hess
The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard

On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Dirty Version is the first biography of hip hop superstar and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol' Dirty Bastard, to be written by someone from his inner circle: his right-hand man and best friend, Buddha

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Franz Liszt, Volume 3: The Final Years: 1861-1886 by Alan Walker
Franz Liszt, Volume 3: The Final Years: 1861-1886

The third volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.

"You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."-D. Kern Holoman,

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Franz Liszt, Volume 2: The Weimar Years: 1848-1861 by Alan Walker
Franz Liszt, Volume 2: The Weimar Years: 1848-1861

The second volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.

"You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."-D. Kern Holoman,

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Babes in Toyland: The Making and Selling of a Rock and Roll Band by Neal Karlen
Babes in Toyland: The Making and Selling of a Rock and Roll Band

Babes in Toyland is a rare peek into the glamorous and tough world of rock and roll—an exclusive backstage pass for anyone who has ever fantasized about starting a band, being discovered by a major label, recording an album, and touring the country
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Neal Karlen3 Nov 2014$22.00

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What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and th by Michael Walker
What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and th

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.

The Who's Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper's Billion
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Michael Walker3 Nov 2014$26.00

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Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure by Stephen Walsh
Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure

The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg

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Stephen Walsh3 Nov 2014$37.50

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Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years by Mark Lewisohn
Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct

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Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven by John Eliot Gardiner
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John

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John Eliot Gardiner3 Nov 2014$35.00

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Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life by Graham Nash
Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life

This ebook includes 4 videos, 34 audio clips, and 11 additional photos from Graham Nash's personal collection. Audio and video content does not play on all reading devices. Check your user manual for details.

From Graham Nash—the legendary

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Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of Americ an Soul by Craig Werner
Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of Americ an Soul

In Higher Ground, one of our most insightful music writers brilliantly reinterprets the lives of three pop geniuses and the soul revolution they launched.

Soul music is one of America's greatest cultural achievements, and Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin,

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Craig Werner2 Nov 2014$14.95

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What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years by Ricky Riccardi
What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

Prodigiously researched and richly detailed, this is a comprehensive account of the remarkable final twenty-five years of the life and art of one of America's greatest and most beloved musical icons.

Much has been written about Louis Armstrong, but the

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Ricky Riccardi2 Nov 2014$16.95

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Rod: The Autobiography by Rod Stewart
Rod: The Autobiography

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.

With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful

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Rod Stewart2 Nov 2014$16.00

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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir by Beth Ditto & Michelle Tea
Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir

A raw and surprisingly beautiful coming-of-age memoir, Coal to Diamonds tells the story of Mary Beth Ditto, a girl from rural Arkansas who found her voice.

Born and raised in Judsonia, Arkansas—a place where indoor plumbing was a luxury,
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With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day by Julia Blackburn
With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day

From Julia Blackburn, an author whose ability to conjure lives from other times and places is so vivid that one suspects she sees ghosts, here is a portrait of a woman whose voice continues to haunt anyone who hears it.

Billie Holiday's life is inseparable

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True Brit: The Story of Singing Sensation Britney Spears by Sheryl Berk & Beth Peters
True Brit: The Story of Singing Sensation Britney Spears

POP PRINCESS

Britney Spears is putting girls back on the map in the pop music world. With the effervescent and intoxicating sounds of her first album, ...

Baby One More Time, Britney shot straight to the top of the charts--in just the first week of the

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Beth Peters
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Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington by Nadine Cohodas
Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington

Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington.

A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by jazz great Lionel Hampton at eighteen, and for the rest of her life was on the road,

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Nadine Cohodas2 Nov 2014$28.50

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Letters by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Letters

Mozart's remarkable life was well and richly documented in letters: his own and those concerning him written by others. This volume brings together a fascinating selection, giving us a detailed portrait of the composer's life and times. Here are letters
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2 Nov 2014$12.50

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Louis Armstrong by Laurence Bergreen
Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was the founding father of jazz and one of this century's towering cultural figures, yet the full story of his extravagant life has never been told.

Born in 1901 to the sixteen-year-old daughter of a slave, he came of age among the prostitutes,

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Laurence Bergreen2 Nov 2014$27.00

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Pickin' Up the Pieces: The Heart and Soul of Country Rock Pioneer Richie Furay by Richie Furay & Michael Roberts
Pickin' Up the Pieces: The Heart and Soul of Country Rock Pioneer Richie Furay

When a young Richie Furay moved to New York hoping to make it big in folk music, God wasn't one of his concerns. But destiny was.
Later, when he started Buffalo Springfield with Neil Young and Stephen Stills, it seemed Furay's destiny had finally arrived.
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Richie Furay &
Michael Roberts
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Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra by John F. Szwed
Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra

Always riveting, Space Is the Place is the definitive biography of "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz" (The New York Times)—unparalleled for his purposeful outlandishness, a man who exerted a powerful influence
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I Got Your Back: A Father and Son Keep It Real About Love, Fatherhood, Family, and Friendship by Eddie Sr Levert & Gerald Levert
I Got Your Back: A Father and Son Keep It Real About Love, Fatherhood, Family, and Friendship

The final collaboration from Eddie and Gerald Levert: an intimate glimpse into their lives, their passions, and their musical legacy. But most important, I Got Your Back gets inside the special and rare father-son bond that these two R&B legends shared.
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Eddie Sr Levert &
Gerald Levert
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Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell by Tom Bower
Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell

For this definitive biography, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Tom Bower was granted unprecedented access to Simon Cowell and those around him—and the result is a fascinating multilayered portrait of one of the world's most intriguing
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A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths by Tony Fletcher
A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths

The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history.

They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr,
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Tony Fletcher1 Nov 2014$16.00

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Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berserker's Guide to World Tour Domination by Zakk Wylde & Eric Hendrikx
Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berserker's Guide to World Tour Domination

Bringing Metal to the Children is a handbook to all things Heavy Metal, brought to you by insane prankster and guitar god Zakk Wylde, of Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society fame.

This "Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination" provides

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Zakk Wylde &
Eric Hendrikx
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A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor by Caroline Stoessinger
A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor

The subject of the Academy Award–winning documentary The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Alice Herz-Sommer was the world's oldest Holocaust survivor when she died on February 23, 2014. A Century of Wisdom is the true story of her life—an
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In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran by John Taylor
In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran

With a new introduction by Nick Rhodes

The talent. The charisma. The videos. From their 1981 hit "Planet Earth" to their latest number-one album, All You Need Is Now, John Taylor and Duran Duran have enchanted audiences around the world. It's

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The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music by Melissa Etheridge & Laura Morton
The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music

Since she first burst onto the international music scene, Melissa Etheridge has released seven albums that have sold more than 25 million copies worldwide, garnering not only public adoration for her uncompromising honesty but numerous critical awards,
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Johannes Brahms: A Biography by Jan Swafford
Johannes Brahms: A Biography

An illuminating new biography of one of the most beloved of all composers, published on the hundredth anniversary of his death, brilliantly written by a finalist for the 1996 National Book Critics Circle Award. Johannes Brahms has consistently eluded his
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Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach by Peter Schickele
Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

What little-known son of a famous genius has been called:

"A musical blight"

"A one-man plague"

"History's most justifiably neglected composer"

"The worst musician ever to trod organ pedals" "A pimple on the face of music"

In this long-awaited hoax, possibly

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Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed by Paul Trynka
Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed

"Fellow rock stars, casual members of the public, lords and media magnates, countless thousands of people will talk of their encounters with this driven, talented, indomitable creature, a man who has plumbed the depths of depravity, yet emerged with an
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And I Don't Want to Live This Life: A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder by Deborah Spungen
And I Don't Want to Live This Life: A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder

For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both a relief and a tragedy. Here is the incredible story of an infant who never stopped screaming,
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Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny by Nile Rodgers
Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE

From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop's greatest genius transformed his own dramatic

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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music by Judy Collins
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music

A vivid, highly evocative memoir of one of the reigning icons of folk music, highlighting the decade of the '60s, when hits like "Both Sides Now" catapulted her to international fame.

Sweet Judy Blue Eyes is the deeply personal, honest, and revealing

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Judy Collins31 Oct 2014$15.00

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Chasin the Trane by J. C. Thomas
Chasin the Trane

He was always elusive, on and off the stand; like his music, he was constantly moving, incessantly changing. Just as Charlie Parker stood astride the jazz world of the late 40s and 50s, so did John Coltrane in the late 50s and 60s.

Trane was a giant of

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Slash by Slash & Anthony Bozza
Slash

From one of the greatest rock guitarists of our era comes a memoir that redefines sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll

He was born in England but reared in L.A., surrounded by the leading artists of the day amidst the vibrant hotbed of music and culture that

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Anthony Bozza
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Seventeen Famous Operas by Ernest Newman
Seventeen Famous Operas

"The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working." –Ernest Newman

In Seventeen Famous Operas, renowned musicologist and music critic Ernest Newman goes beyond simply retelling the plots

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Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf by James Segrest & Mark Hoffman
Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf was a musical giant in every way. He stood six foot three, weighed almost three hundred pounds, wore size sixteen shoes, and poured out his darkest sorrows onstage in a voice like a raging chainsaw. Half a century after his first hits, his
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Dream Weaver: A Memoir Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison by Gary Wright
Dream Weaver: A Memoir Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison

Music legend Gary Wright reflects on his professional collaboration, friendship, and spiritual journey with "quiet Beatle" George Harrison.

Best known for his multiplatinum hits "Dream Weaver" and "Love is Alive," Gary Wright came to prominence as a

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Gary Wright30 Oct 2014$27.95

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Cole Porter by William Mcbrien
Cole Porter

In his life and in his music, Cole Porter was "the top"—the pinnacle of wit, sophistication, and success. His songs—"I Get a Kick Out of You," "Anything Goes," and hundreds more—were instant pop hits, and their musical and emotional depths
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William Mcbrien30 Oct 2014$16.95

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Eminent Hipsters by Donald Fagen
Eminent Hipsters

A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely Dan

Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cultural figures and

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The King and I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarotti's Rise to Fame by His Manager, Friend and Sometime Adversary by Herbert Breslin & Anne Midgette
The King and I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarotti's Rise to Fame by His Manager, Friend and Sometime Adversary

Luciano Pavarotti's longtime manager and friend tells all. All.

The King and I is the story of the thirty-six-year-old business relationship between Luciano Pavarotti and his manager, Herbert Breslin, during which Breslin guided what he calls, justifiably,
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Herbert Breslin &
Anne Midgette
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Franz Liszt, Volume 1: The Virtuoso Years: 1811-1847 by Alan Walker
Franz Liszt, Volume 1: The Virtuoso Years: 1811-1847

Franz Liszt--child prodigy, virtuoso pianist, co-founder with Chopin and Schumann of the Romantic movement in music--has been the subject of literally hundreds of biographies, but it is only in the last few decades that the importance of Liszt the composer,
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Alan Walker29 Oct 2014$39.95

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Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page by Brad Tolinski
Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

This "oral autobiography" of Jimmy Page, the intensely private mastermind behind Led Zeppelin—one of the most enduring bands in rock history—is the most complete and revelatory portrait of the legendary guitarist ever published.

More than
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Brad Tolinski29 Oct 2014$15.00

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Chopin's Funeral by Benita Eisler
Chopin's Funeral

Frédéric Chopin's reputation as one of the Great Romantics endures, but as Benita Eisler reveals in her elegant and elegiac biography, the man was more complicated than his iconic image.

A classicist, conservative, and dandy who relished his conquest of

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Benita Eisler29 Oct 2014$15.95

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Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll by Peter Bebergal
Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll

This epic cultural and historical odyssey unearths the full influence of occult traditions on rock and roll-from the Beatles to Black Sabbath-and shows how the marriage between mysticism and music changed our world.

From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of

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Peter Bebergal28 Oct 2014$27.95

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On the Road with Janis Joplin by John Byrne Cooke
On the Road with Janis Joplin

As a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show-and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port Arthur who would become the first female rock and roll superstar-and
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John Byrne Cooke28 Oct 2014$27.95

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Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones by Paul Trynka
Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band

Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones-the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man,

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Paul Trynka28 Oct 2014$28.95

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Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman by Galadrielle Allman
Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman

A deeply personal, revealing, and lyrical portrait of Duane Allman, founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, written by his daughter

Galadrielle Allman went to her first concert as an infant in diapers, held in her teenage mother's arms.
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Galadrielle Allman28 Oct 2014$17.00

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Herbie Hancock: Possibilities by Herbie Hancock & Lisa Dickey
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time

In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has

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Lisa Dickey
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Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing by Robert Coles
Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing

In this compelling book, Robert Coles, the celebrated Harvard professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning author, turns his attention to popular music legend Bruce Springsteen, and to the powerful impact Springsteen's work has had both on the lives of his
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Robert Coles28 Oct 2014$16.00

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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars by Neil Young
Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while The New York Times found it "as charismatically
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Neil Young28 Oct 2014$32.00

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Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
Clapton: The Autobiography

"I found a pattern in my behavior that had been repeating itself for years, decades even. Bad choices were my specialty, and if something honest and decent came along, I would shun it or run the other way."

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton
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Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music by David Meyer
Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music

Gram Parsons lived fast, died young, and left a beautiful corpse–a corpse his friends stole, took to Joshua Tree National Monument, and set afire in its coffin. The theft and burning of his body marked the end of Gram Parsons' life and the beginning
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David Meyer28 Oct 2014$18.00

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In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Junior by Wil Haygood
In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Junior

He was, for decades, one of the most recognizable figures in the cultural landscape, his image epitomizing a golden age of American show business. His career spanned a lifetime, but for years he has remained hidden behind the persona he so vigorously generated,
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Wil Haygood28 Oct 2014$20.00

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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s by Tom Doyle
Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.

As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney
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Tom Doyle28 Oct 2014$27.00

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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono by Jonathan Cott
Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was friends with him and Yoko Ono until John's death in 1980. He has kept in touch with Yoko since that time, and is one of the small group of writers who understands her profoundly positive influence on Lennon.
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Running with Monsters: A Memoir by Bob Forrest & Michael Albo
Running with Monsters: A Memoir

Celebrity Rehab star and Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest's memoir about his drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the '80s and '90s and his life-changing decision to become a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the unreachable.

Life

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Bob Forrest &
Michael Albo
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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century-and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not

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Terry Teachout27 Oct 2014$30.00

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A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead by Dennis McNally
A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s' counterculture.

From 1965 to

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Dennis McNally26 Oct 2014$19.99

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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Li by Jacob Slichter
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Li

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered
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Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971 by Stephen Walsh
Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971

This, the second and final volume of Stephen Walsh's magisterial biography of Igor Stravinsky, begins in 1934, when Stravinsky is fifty-two and living in France. Already regarded by many as the most important composer of his generation, Stravinsky is nevertheless
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Stephen Walsh26 Oct 2014$35.00

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Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . . by Glyn Johns
Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . .

Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was sixteen years old at the dawn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future, and he went on to engineer or produce iconic albums for
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography by Jimmy Mcdonough
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

Neil Young is one of rock and roll's most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – until now. Based on six years of interviews with
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Jimmy Mcdonough26 Oct 2014$19.95

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The Memory of All That by Katharine Weber
The Memory of All That

The Memory of All That is Katharine Weber's memoir of her extraordinary family.

Her maternal grandmother, Kay Swift, was known both for her own music (she was the first woman to compose the score to a hit Broadway show, Fine and Dandy) and for her

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Katharine Weber26 Oct 2014$14.00

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Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West by William McKeen
Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West

True tales of writers and pirates, painters and potheads, guitar pickers and drug merchants in America's southernmost city

For Hemingway and Fitzgerald, there was Paris in the twenties. For others, later, there was Greenwich Village, Big Sur, and Woodstock.

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William McKeen26 Oct 2014$25.00

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The Portable Henry Rollins by Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word. As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry
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Henry Rollins26 Oct 2014$19.95

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Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin by Myra Friedman
Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Electrifying, highly acclaimed, and intensely personal, this new and updated version of Myra Friedman's classic biography of Janis Joplin teems with dramatic insights into Joplin's genius and into the chaotic times that catapulted her to fame as the legendary
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Myra Friedman26 Oct 2014$17.00

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Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer by Gene Lees
Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer

An intimate biography of the great songwriter, this is also a deeply affectionate memoir by one of Johnny Mercer's best friends.

"Moon River," "Laura," "Skylark," "That Old Black Magic," "One for My Baby," "Accentuate the Positive," "Satin Doll," "Days

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Gene Lees26 Oct 2014$27.50

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Billy Joel by Fred Schruers
Billy Joel

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy
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Fred Schruers25 Oct 2014$29.00

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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock by Gene Odom & Frank Dorman
Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock

The first complete, unvarnished history of Southern rock's legendary and most popular band, from its members' hardscrabble boyhoods in Jacksonville, Florida and their rise to worldwide fame to the tragic plane crash that killed the founder and the band's
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Gene Odom &
Frank Dorman
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Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones by Quincy Jones
Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones

Musician, composer, producer, arranger, and pioneering entrepreneur Quincy Jones has lived large and worked for five decades alongside the superstars of music and entertainment -- including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey,
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Quincy Jones25 Oct 2014$17.99

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Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved by Russell Martin
Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved

Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer. In those days, it was customary to snip a lock of hair as a keepsake, and this Hiller did a day after Beethoven's death. By
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Russell Martin25 Oct 2014$15.95

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Kiss and Make-Up by Gene Simmons
Kiss and Make-Up

You wanted the truth, you got the truth—the hottest book in the world!

Fueled by an explosive mix of makeup, costumes, and attitude, KISS burst onto the music scene thirty years ago and has become a rock institution. The band has sold more than
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Gene Simmons25 Oct 2014$15.00

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Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones by Stephen Davis
Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones

The acclaimed, bestselling rock-and-roll biographer delivers the first complete, unexpurgated history of the world's greatest band.

The saga of the Rolling Stones is the central epic in rock mythology. From their debut as the intermission band at London's

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Stephen Davis25 Oct 2014$15.95

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Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God by Russell Simmons
Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God

Russell Simmons, the original and eternal hip-hop mogul, is one of the most innovative and influential figures in modern American business and culture. When no one outside of inner-city New York had even heard of hip-hop, Simmons saw the seeds of a global
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Russell Simmons25 Oct 2014$14.99

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The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music by Laura Morton & Melissa Etheridge
The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music

ln the ten years since she burst on to the international music scene, Melissa Etheridge has released six albums that have sold more than 25 million records worldwide, garnering not only public adoration for her uncompromising honesty but numerous critical
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Laura Morton &
Melissa Etheridge
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101 Amazing Facts about Lorde by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Lorde

Are you one of the world's most dedicated followers of singing sensation Lorde? Do you know more than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the songstress who has taken the world by storm? If so, then this is the book
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
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101 Amazing Facts about Lorde by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Lorde

Are you one of the world's most dedicated followers of singing sensation Lorde? Do you know more than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the songstress who has taken the world by storm? If so, then this is the book
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
22 Oct 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3 by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3

Are you one of the world's most dedicated Emblems? Do you know more than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the best new band of the last few years? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are more
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101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3 by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3

Are you one of the world's most dedicated Emblems? Do you know more than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the best new band of the last few years? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are more
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Jack Goldstein22 Oct 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about Cher Lloyd by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Cher Lloyd

Are you the world's most knowledgeable Brat? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about one of the world's freshest female singers? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Cher Lloyd, from
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
22 Oct 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about Cher Lloyd by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Cher Lloyd

Are you the world's most knowledgeable Brat? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about one of the world's freshest female singers? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Cher Lloyd, from
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Aspects of My Life: Selected Images by Sam Zebba
Aspects of My Life: Selected Images

Explorer, musician, and educator Sam Zebba is a modern-day Renaissance Man. In humorous yet penetrating lines he recreates events which he experienced throughout his well-travelled life. Aspects of My Life is a celebration of optimism, warmth, and

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Franz Schubert and His World by Christopher H. Gibbs
Franz Schubert and His World

During his short lifetime, Franz Schubert (1797–1828) contributed to a wide variety of musical genres, from intimate songs and dances to ambitious chamber pieces, symphonies, and operas. The essays and translated documents in Franz Schubert and

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Experiencing Led Zeppelin: A Listener's Companion by Gregg Akkerman
Experiencing Led Zeppelin: A Listener's Companion

In Experiencing Led Zeppelin: A Listener's Companion, musician and writer Gregg Akkerman looks behind the curtain of "rock gods" sensationalism at this performing act's musical legacy. Putting readers right where the band was performing its iconic
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Paul Simon: An American Tune by Cornel Bonca
Paul Simon: An American Tune

In Paul Simon: An American Tune, Cornel Bonca considers Simon's vast trove of songs in the biographical and cultural context in which he wrote them: from the pop cultural revolution of the 1960s which Simon himself helped to create, the singer-songwriter
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Discovering Michael: A surprising journey into Michael Jackson's soul, his art and the mysteries of his life and death by Emma Mellone
Discovering Michael: A surprising journey into Michael Jackson's soul, his art and the mysteries of his life and death

Who was Michael Jackson? Certainly he has been a bright icon of the twentieth century. A brilliant artist, a champion for the environment, a great philanthropist but in the collective imagination his name evokes an eccentric and disquieting celebrity.
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Emma Mellone18 Oct 2014$3.99

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The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music by Craig Harris
The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music

The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music explores the diverse influences on the quintet's music, and the impact that their music had in turn on contemporary music and American society. Through previously unpublished interviews with Robbie Robertson, Eric
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Craig Harris17 Oct 2014$39.99

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The Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked and Beyond by Paul R. Laird
The Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked and Beyond

This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz's major shows, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, and also considers
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101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole

Are you the world's biggest Cheryl Cole fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the singer, X Factor judge and former member of Girls Aloud? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything,
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Nikolay Myaskovsky: The Conscience of Russian Music by Gregor Tassie
Nikolay Myaskovsky: The Conscience of Russian Music

Gregor Tassie describes Nikolay Myaskovsky as "one of the great enigmas of 20th-century Russian music." Between the two world wars, the symphonies of Myaskovsky enjoyed great popularity and were performed by all major American and European orchestras;
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When We Were the Boys: Coming of Age on Rod Stewart's Out of Order Tour by Stevie Salas & Robert Yehling
When We Were the Boys: Coming of Age on Rod Stewart's Out of Order Tour

This book is a backstage pass to the ups, downs, and all-out craziness of arena rock—deep discussions with Rod Stewart, jamming with legends like Mick Jagger and Duran Duran, gaining groupies, and striking out solo. Stevie Salas was one of many
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Softly, With Feeling: Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music by Edward Berger
Softly, With Feeling: Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music

"Joe Wilder set the table. His struggles made it easier for me and many others."--From the Foreword by Wynton Marsalis

 

Trumpeter Joe Wilder is distinguished for his achievements in both the jazz and classical worlds. He was a founding member of the

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Lydia Thompson: Queen of Burlesque: Queen of Burlesque by Kurt Ganzl
Lydia Thompson: Queen of Burlesque: Queen of Burlesque

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Merle Haggard: The Running Kind by David Cantwell
Merle Haggard: The Running Kind

Merle Haggard has enjoyed artistic and professional triumphs few can match. He's charted more than a hundred country hits, including thirty-eight number ones. He's released dozens of studio albums and another half dozen or more live ones, performed upwards
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Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin' Hopkins by Timothy J. O'Brien & David Ensminger
Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin' Hopkins

In a career that took him from the cotton fields of East Texas to the concert stage at Carnegie Hall and beyond, Lightnin' Hopkins became one of America's greatest bluesmen, renowned for songs whose topics effortlessly ranged from his African American
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Timothy J. O'Brien &
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Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown by David Menconi
Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown

Before he achieved his dream of being an internationally known rock personality, Ryan Adams had a band in Raleigh, North Carolina. Whiskeytown led the wave of insurgent-country bands that came of age with No Depression magazine in the mid-1990s, and for
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Dwight Yoakam: A Thousand Miles from Nowhere by Don McLeese
Dwight Yoakam: A Thousand Miles from Nowhere

From his formative years playing pure, hardcore honky-tonk for mid-'80s Los Angeles punk rockers through his subsequent surge to the top of the country charts, Dwight Yoakam has enjoyed a singular career. An electrifying live performer, superb writer,
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Don McLeese24 Sep 2014$19.95

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The Train in the Night: A Story of Music and Loss by Nick Coleman
The Train in the Night: A Story of Music and Loss

For thirty years Nick Coleman immersed himself in music, from rock'n'roll to "pro rock," jazz to classical, until one morning as he sat up in bed, his right ear went stone deaf. His left ear—as though to compensate—started to make horrific
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Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev by Simon Morrison
Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev

The dramatic, untold story of Lina and Serge Prokofiev, a doomed love story and a shattering portrait of an artist.

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Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan by Ellen Johnson
Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan

Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan is the complete biography of the first female jazz vocalist to record on the prestigious Blue Note record label. In this book, biographer Ellen Johnson reveals the challenges Jordan confronted to become an influential
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Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen by Al Jourgensen
Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen

The high-octane, no-holds-barred memoir by legendary godfather of industrial music—Al Jourgensen, the founder of Ministry
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The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story by Gregg Akkerman
The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story

In The Last Balladeer, author Gregg Akkerman skillfully reveals the life-long achievements and occasional missteps of Johnny Hartman as an African-American artist dedicated to his craft. In the first full-length biography and discography to chronicle
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Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll by Joe Oestreich
Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll

A classic underdog story about a local band that almost hits the big time.

Everyone knows the price of fame. Hitless Wonder measures the price of obscurity. What happens when you chase a dream into middle age and, in doing so, risk losing the people

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Joe Oestreich15 Sep 2014$13.50

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Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story by Wayne Everett Goins
Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures
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Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found by Joe Bonomo
Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found

A superb new study of Jerry Lee Lewis that's as intense and fast paced as the life of "The Killer" himself, from the height of fame to the bumpy road that followed




"The category in which Jerry Lee Lewis truly belongs is 'Jerry Lee Lewis.' The Killer
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Song and Circumstance: The Work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the Present by Sytze Steenstra
Song and Circumstance: The Work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the Present

This is the first book to offer a full account of Byrne's sprawling artistic portfolio.
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Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll by David Kirby
Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

A brilliant new biography of the extraordinary, outrageous performer who helped open the floodgates of Rock 'n' Roll. In June, 2007, Little Richard's 1955 Specialty Records single, "Tutti Frutti," topped Mojo magazine's list of "100 Records That Changed
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David Kirby7 Sep 2014$13.99

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Portraits in Jazz: 80 Profiles of Jazz Legends, Renegades and Revolutionaries by Howard Reich
Portraits in Jazz: 80 Profiles of Jazz Legends, Renegades and Revolutionaries

Howard Reich has reported on jazz for the Chicago Tribune for almost four decades, and in this time he has met musicians both celebrated and obscure. From his exclusive interviews with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, and Ella Fitzgerald, to
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Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician by Allen Shawn
Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician

Leonard Bernstein stood at the epicenter of twentieth-century American musical life. His creative gifts knew no boundaries as he moved easily from the podium, to the piano, to television with his nationally celebrated Young People's Concerts, which introduced
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Allen Shawn1 Sep 2014$25.00

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My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura to Soulfly and Beyond: The Autobiography by Joel McIver & Cavalera Max
My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura to Soulfly and Beyond: The Autobiography

(Book). My Bloody Roots is the brutally honest story of life in two of the world's best-known heavy metal bands, Sepultura and Soulfly, by one of the global metal scene's most respected musicians. Much, much more than just another tale of rock'n'roll debauchery,
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Harold Jones by Gil Jacobs & Joe Agro
Harold Jones

The Singer's Drummer" chronicles the music and times of Harold Jones, a world class musician whose career spans the last five decades of jazz and big band swing music. This book highlights Jones' career as he evolved into the drummer of choice for some
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Gil Jacobs &
Joe Agro
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Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen, one of the most admired performers of the last half century, has had a stranger-than-fiction, roller-coaster ride of a life. Now, for the first time, he tells his story in his own words, via more than 50 interviews conducted worldwide between

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What's Exactly the Matter with Me? Memoirs of a Life in Music by P. F. Sloan & S. E. Feinberg
What's Exactly the Matter with Me? Memoirs of a Life in Music

(Book). What's Exactly the Matter With Me? is a first-person account of an extraordinary life and pilgrimage through the most fascinating years of American and English musical culture. This is a story of dreams, success, destruction, and miraculous resurrection;
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P. F. Sloan &
S. E. Feinberg
27 Aug 2014$19.95

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Mad Music: Charles Ives, the Nostalgic Rebel by Stephen Budiansky
Mad Music: Charles Ives, the Nostalgic Rebel

The life and times of the famed modernist composer
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The Kelly Khumalo Story by Melinda Ferguson & Sarah Setlaelo
The Kelly Khumalo Story

Kelly Khumalo is an award-winning kwaito star who rose to national fame at the age of 21: the shining star who, after a string of bad decisions and relationships, soon lost her shine. The book tracks the life and times of the fallen township pop princess,
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Melinda Ferguson &
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26 Aug 2014$19.99

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Max Steiner: Composing, Casablanca, and the Golden Age of Film Music by Peter Wegele
Max Steiner: Composing, Casablanca, and the Golden Age of Film Music

This biography of Steiner provides insight into how the film music industry worked and functioned during the Golden era of film scores. The central part of this work is an analysis of Steiner's score to Casablanca from a musician's point of view.
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Peter Wegele24 Aug 2014$74.99

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You Don't Cry Out Loud: The Lily Isaacs Story by Lily Isaacs
You Don't Cry Out Loud: The Lily Isaacs Story

A talented daughter of Holocaust survivors, Lily Isaacs is a woman who has felt pain and loss, and found the incomparable joy of a life with Jesus Christ. As a new Christian believer, she became estranged from her Jewish parents because of her faith,

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Lifting My Voice: A Memoir by Barbara Hendricks
Lifting My Voice: A Memoir

Growing up African American in segregated Arkansas in the 1950s, Barbara Hendricks witnessed firsthand the painful struggle for civil rights. After graduation from the Juilliard School of Music, Hendricks immediately won a number of important international

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Barbara Hendricks24 Aug 2014$26.99

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101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys

Are you the world's biggest Arctic Monkeys fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about one of the biggest bands of the era? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are more than one hundred amazing facts about everything,
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
23 Aug 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer

Are you a longstanding member of the 5SOS Family? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about Luke, Michael, Calum and Ashton? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how the boys
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Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone by Johnny Ramone
Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone

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William B. Gill: From the Goldfields to Broadway by Kurt Ganzl
William B. Gill: From the Goldfields to Broadway

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893 by Patrick Warfield
Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

The legendary bandleader's early career and rise to fame
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Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Important Band of the 1990s by John D. Luerssen
Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Important Band of the 1990s

General Reference
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Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Mary Rose Scinto
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

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101 Amazing Facts about One Direction by Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about One Direction

Are you the world's biggest One Direction fan? Do you know more than any other Directioner out there? Or do you want to learn some fantastic new facts about the biggest and most successful boy band of all time? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained
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101 Amazing Facts about One Direction by Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about One Direction

Are you the world's biggest One Direction fan? Do you know more than any other Directioner out there? Or do you want to learn some fantastic new facts about the biggest and most successful boy band of all time? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained
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Frankie Taylor16 Aug 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer

Are you a longstanding member of the 5SOS Family? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about Luke, Michael, Calum and Ashton? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how the boys
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Jack Goldstein15 Aug 2014$2.99

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Jimi Hendrix FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Voodoo Child by Gary J. Jucha
Jimi Hendrix FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Voodoo Child

General Reference
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101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys

Are you the world's biggest Arctic Monkeys fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about one of the biggest bands of the era? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are more than one hundred amazing facts about everything,
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Jack Goldstein &
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14 Aug 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole

Are you the world's biggest Cheryl Cole fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the singer, X Factor judge and former member of Girls Aloud? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything,
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Jack Goldstein &
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14 Aug 2014$2.99

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Rush FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Greatest Power Trio by Max Mobley
Rush FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Greatest Power Trio

General Reference
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Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz, Updated Edition by Stuart Nicholson
Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz, Updated Edition

Stuart Nicholson's biography of Ella Fitzgerald is considered a classic in jazz literature. Drawing on original documents, interviews, and new information, Nicholson draws a complete picture of Fitzgerald's professional and personal life. Fitzgerald rose
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Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir by Joe Satriani & Jake Brown
Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir

Go behind the scenes with the musician The New York Times called “a guitar God!" Oft-hailed as the Jimi Hendrix of his generation, living guitar legend Joe Satriani has long transcended stylistic boundaries with a sound that raises the bar like
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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph by Jan Swafford
Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

The definitive book on the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven, written by the acclaimed biographer of Brahms and Ives.
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Stand Up Straight and Sing! by Jessye Norman
Stand Up Straight and Sing!

One of America's most admired and decorated singers tells her inspiring life story, from the segregated south to the world's greatest stages.

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Unsigned Unscene by John Winstanley
Unsigned Unscene

Spearmint - "Sweeping the Nation" (Hitback records). Email to mail@spearmint.net 11.30 21/12/13. Hi, I've just finished the first draft of my book about the five years I spent promoting various genres of local music during 2002/2007 in and around Chorley,
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Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues by James Fearnley
Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues

The Pogues injected the fury of punk into Irish folk music and gave the world the troubled, iconic, darkly romantic songwriter Shane MacGowan. Here Comes Everybody is a memoir written by founding member and accordion player James Fearnley, drawn from

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Schumann and His World by R. Larry Todd
Schumann and His World

We know Robert Schumann in many ways: as a visionary composer, a seasoned journalist, a cultured man of letters, and a genius who, having passed his mantle on to the young Brahms, succumbed to mental illness in 1856. Drawing on recent pathbreaking research,

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R. Larry Todd8 Aug 2014$50.95

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Gang of Four's Entertainment! by Kevin J. H. Dettmar
Gang of Four's Entertainment!

Following hard on the explosion of British punk, in 1979 Gang of Four produced post-punk�s smartest record, Entertainment! For the first time, a band wedded punk�s angry energy to funk�s propulsive beats�and used that music to put across lyrics
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Kevin J. H. Dettmar3 Aug 2014$12.99

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Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story by Randi L. Massingill
Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story

Hey! Hey! Its the untold story of The Monkees "Wool-hat" Michael Nesmith with the behind the scenes scoop about touring with Jimi Hendrix, filmmaking with Jack Nicholson and so much more. Also detailed is his invention of MTV and his mother Bette who invented
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Secret Lives of Great Composers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters by Elizabeth Lunday
Secret Lives of Great Composers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters

True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music.

With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers

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Livwise: Easy Recipes for a Healthy, Happy Life by Olivia Newton-John
Livwise: Easy Recipes for a Healthy, Happy Life

Healthy, imaginative, delicious, and well-balanced recipes from the kitchens of Grammy-Award-winning artist, Olivia Newton-John.
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Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan by Howard Sounes
Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan

The acclaimed biography substantially updated and revised, Howard Sounes's Down the Highway broke news about Dylan's fiercely guarded personal life and set the standard as the most comprehensive and riveting biography on Bob Dylan. Now, on the occasion
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The Beatles! The Inside Story Behind the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band by Kerry Kensington
The Beatles! The Inside Story Behind the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band

The true inside story of the rise of The Beatles, covering their roots in Liverpool and earlier years of the British Invasion, Germany, The Rise of Beatlemania, The Making of a Hard Days Night; Help; and then on through the Sgt. Pepper era.
Taken from
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The Walker Brothers: No Regrets by John Walker & Gary Walker
The Walker Brothers: No Regrets

The inside story of the enigmatic American band that invaded Britain. For the first time, John and Gary Walker have broken their silence to reveal the truth about the group and their famous split. The Walker Brothers-John, Scott, and Gary-were one of the
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Composers in the Classroom: A Bio-Bibliography of Composers at Conservatories, Colleges, and Universities in the United States by James Michael Floyd
Composers in the Classroom: A Bio-Bibliography of Composers at Conservatories, Colleges, and Universities in the United States

A bio-bibliographical dictionary, chronicling the careers and work of over 120 composers associated with conservatories, colleges, and universities in the United States and Puerto Rico, Composers in the Classroom is an indispensable tool to scholars of
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James Michael Floyd5 Jul 2014$79.99

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Street Player: My Chicago Story by Danny Seraphine
Street Player: My Chicago Story

The inside story of Chicago, one of the most successful and enduring rock bands ever

With their distinctive blending of soulful rock and horn-infused urban jazz, Chicago has thrilled music fans for more than forty years with their lyrical brilliance. In

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Fats Waller by Alyn Shipton
Fats Waller

Fats Waller (1904-1943) was an outsize man in all respects: five feet, eleven inches tall, he weighed 285 pounds. The greatest of the Harlem "stride" pianists, he composed hundreds of songs, he led a band that made over 400 recordings, and he wrote several
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Alyn Shipton14 Jun 2014$23.99

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Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man by Ja Rule
Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man

Ja Rule, actor, singer, songwriter, and one of the most multi-dimensional rap artists of his time, tells his compelling story—from his youth to his rise to international fame to his transformative two years in Federal prison—and reveals the

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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee & Vince Neil & Nikki Sixx
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band

Ten years ago, Motley Crue's bestselling The Dirt—penned with rock chronicler extraordinaire Neil Strauss—set a new bar for rock 'n' roll memoirs. A genuine cultural phenomenon, this turbocharged blockbuster, with more than half a million

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Tommy Lee &
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Tom Jones: From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography by Gwen Russell
Tom Jones: From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography

Celebrity biographer Gwen Russell traces Tom's phenomenal journey from his first South Wales gigs as an unsigned frontman, to his breakthrough hit "It's Not Unusual" and beyond to his superstardom as the voice behind "What's Up Pussycat," "Delilah," and
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Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter by Randy L. Schmidt
Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

An intimate profile of one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century, this first full-length biography of Karen Carpenter details every aspect of her life, from her modest Connecticut upbringing and her rise to stardom in southern California

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Randy L. Schmidt7 Jun 2014$13.99

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We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill: An Oral History by Jean A. Boyd
We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill: An Oral History

The Light Crust Doughboys are one of the most long-lived and musically versatile bands in America. Formed in the early 1930s under the sponsorship of Burrus Mill and Elevator Company of Fort Worth, Texas, with Bob Wills and Milton Brown (the originator
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Jean A. Boyd27 May 2014$19.95

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Meet Me with Your Black Drawers on: My Life in Music by Jeannie Cheatham
Meet Me with Your Black Drawers on: My Life in Music

Jeannie Cheatham is a living legend in jazz and blues. A pianist, singer, songwriter, and co-leader of the Sweet Baby Blues Band, she has played and sung with many of the greats in blues and jazz-T-Bone Walker, Dinah Washington, Cab Callaway, Joe Williams,
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Jeannie Cheatham27 May 2014$24.95

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All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music by Michael Corcoran
All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music

From country and blues to rap and punk, Texas music is all over the map, figuratively and literally. Texas musicians have pioneered new musical genres, instruments, and playing styles, proving themselves to be daring innovators who often call the tune
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Michael Corcoran27 May 2014$25.00

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Bonfire of Roadmaps by Joe Ely
Bonfire of Roadmaps

Since he first hitched a ride out of Lubbock, Texas, at the age of sixteen, singer-songwriter and Flatlanders band member Joe Ely has been a road warrior, traveling highways and back roads across America and Europe, playing music for "2 hours of ecstasy"
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Joe Ely27 May 2014$17.95

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Sun on the Water: The Brilliant Life and Tragic Death of Kirsty MacColl by Jean MacColl
Sun on the Water: The Brilliant Life and Tragic Death of Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl led a dazzling life—tender, creative, heroic, and full of love. This book, by her mother Jean MacColl, charts with moving insight Kirsty's early years, celebrates her brilliant career at the front rank of the music business in the 1980s
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On Some Faraway Beach: The Life and Times of Brian Eno by David Sheppard
On Some Faraway Beach: The Life and Times of Brian Eno

From an idiosyncratic childhood in a sleepy British market town to the top of the international pop charts, this first critical examination of the life of Brian Eno charts a lengthy and colorful journey. Interviews with many key collaborators—such

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Revolution in the Air: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1957¿1973 by Clinton Heylin
Revolution in the Air: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1957¿1973

By far the most comprehensive book on Dylan's words ever written, including a number of songs that no one has ever heard, this first volume will fundamentally change how these lyrics are interpreted and understood. Arranged in a surprising chronology

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Clinton Heylin13 May 2014$15.99

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Marvelous Melba: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Diva by Ann Blainey
Marvelous Melba: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Diva

Nobody sings like Melba, and nobody ever will, proclaimed the impresario Oscar Hammerstein in 1908. Like many others of his time, he considered her the world's greatest singer. The wild acclaim showered on her by American fans led to the coining of the
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Menahem Pressler: Artistry in Piano Teaching by William Brown
Menahem Pressler: Artistry in Piano Teaching

As soloist, master class teacher, and pianist of the world-renowned Beaux Arts Trio, Menahem Pressler can boast of four Grammy nominations, three honorary doctorates, more than 80 recordings, and lifetime achievement awards presented by France, Germany,

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William Brown9 May 2014$23.99

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Making it Mainstream: The True Story of LDV by Shauna Bettencourt & Ludivine Michel
Making it Mainstream: The True Story of LDV

LDV Beautiful, determined, and blessed with musical genius takes you on a journey of her true life story that spans continents. Open your heart as she shares her tortures, personal losses, and loneliness. The only child of a French father and an Indonesian
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Shauna Bettencourt &
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Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir by Toni Braxton
Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir

In this heartfelt memoir, six-time Grammy Award-winning artist and star of WE TV's reality hitBraxton Family Values, Toni Braxton writes about her personal life decisions and their impact on her health, family and career.

While Braxton appears to be

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Guided by Voices: A Brief History: Twenty-One Years of Hunting Accidents in the Forests of Rock and Roll by James Greer
Guided by Voices: A Brief History: Twenty-One Years of Hunting Accidents in the Forests of Rock and Roll

Guided by Voices was one of the most popular indie-rock bands of the 1990s. Critics internationally have lauded the band's brain trust, Robert Pollard, as a once-in-a-generation artist. Pollard has been compared by The New York Times to Mozart, Rossini,
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James Greer29 Apr 2014$16.00

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Rudolph, Frosty, and Captain Kangaroo: The Musical Life of Hecky Krasnow ¿ Producer of the World's Most Beloved Children's Songs by Judy G
Rudolph, Frosty, and Captain Kangaroo: The Musical Life of Hecky Krasnow ¿ Producer of the World's Most Beloved Children's Songs

Rudolph, Frosty, and Captain Kangaroo is a memoir by Judy Gail Krasnow about her father, Hecky Krasnow, the producer of such classic children's records and holiday tunes as "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman," "I'm Gettin' Nuttin'
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Judy G27 Apr 2014$21.95

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The Organ Works of Fela Sowande: Cultural Perspectives by Godwin Sadoh
The Organ Works of Fela Sowande: Cultural Perspectives

Nigeria has been blessed with a few well-trained organist-composers since the arrival of Christianity in the most populous African country around the 1840s. The institutions established by European missionaries and the colonial administration had a great
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The Miles Davis Reader: Interviews and Features from DownBeat Magazine by Frank Alkyer
The Miles Davis Reader: Interviews and Features from DownBeat Magazine

ÊDownBeatÊ magazine (est. 1939) the bible of jazz blues and beyond proudly launches the first book in its ÊDownBeatÊ Hall of Fame Series. ÊDownBeatÊ has documented Miles Davis's career like no other journal in the world. From Davis's first ÊD
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Intercultural Dimensions in Ayo Bankole's Music by Godwin Sadoh
Intercultural Dimensions in Ayo Bankole's Music

This book discusses the concept of multifaceted musicality in post-colonial Nigeria. It shows how musical synthesis actually began with intra-cultural practices from pre-colonial Africa to the nineteenth century when modern intercultural music developed
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Godwin Sadoh18 Apr 2014$6.00

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Pressing On: The Roni Stoneman Story by Roni Stoneman
Pressing On: The Roni Stoneman Story

This book recounts the fascinating life of Roni Stoneman, the youngest daughter of the pioneering country music family and a woman who, in spite of poverty and abusive husbands, eventually became "The First Lady of Banjo," a fixture on the Nashville scene,
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P.S. I Love You: The Story of the Singing Hilltoppers by Carlton Jackson
P.S. I Love You: The Story of the Singing Hilltoppers

In 1953, the same year that Elvis Presley cut his first demo, Cash Box magazine named the Hilltoppers the top vocal group of the year. Hits such as "Trying" and "P.S. I Love You" raced up the charts and kept the band in Billboard's Top 40. On weekends
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Carlton Jackson12 Apr 2014$30.00

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High Notes and Low by Esther Schure Gilbert
High Notes and Low

When Esther Schure's mother decided that her daughter would become a violinist, there was no stopping this determined woman. The immigrant family moved from Hamilton, Ontario, to Rochester, New York (Eastman School of Music), and then to New York City-all
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The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club by Peter Hook
The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club

The acclaimed and wildly outlandish inside account of England's most notorious music club, The Hacienda, from Peter Hook, the New York Times bestselling author of Unknown Pleasures and co-founder of Joy Division and New Order—a story of music,

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Peter Hook10 Apr 2014$13.99

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Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays by Philip Brett
Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Philip Brett's groundbreaking writing on Benjamin Britten altered the course of music scholarship in the later twentieth century. This volume is the first to gather in one collection Brett's searching and provocative work on the great British composer.
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Maximum Clarity and Other Writings on Music by Ben Johnston
Maximum Clarity and Other Writings on Music

Described by New York Times critic John Rockwell as "one of the best non-famous composers this country has to offer," Ben Johnston reconceives familiar idioms--ranging from neoclassicism and serialism to jazz and southern hymnody--using just intonation.
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Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time by Lorra Gordon
Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time

Jazz fans get the inside story of New York's legendary club.ÞAt age 83 Lorraine Gordon is a jazz icon who has lived more than a few lives: downtown bohemian uptown grande dame music business pioneer wife lover mother and finally ä at a point when
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Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis by Gregory Davis & Les Sussman
Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis

ÊDark MagusÊ is a warts-and-all look at the real Miles Davis. As told by his son this book strips away the public perception of Davis and gets down to the realities of his personality his relationships and his many quirks. ÊDark MagusÊ details thi
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Iron Maiden: 30 Years of the Beast: The Complete Unauthorised Biography by Paul Stenning
Iron Maiden: 30 Years of the Beast: The Complete Unauthorised Biography

A front row look at the band that spearheaded 1970s British heavy metal reveals the raw, complete story fans have been waiting for. This comprehensive work features exclusive interviews with past members, many of whom have not previously spoken on the
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Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective by Erik Greene
Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective

Sam Cooke's nephew pays homage to the Soul music legend with an introspective look into his life, music, and death - complete with candid family interviews and never-before-seen photographs.
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Erik Greene5 Apr 2014$9.99

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Hooked on a Horn: Memoirs of a Recovered Musician by Gene Hull
Hooked on a Horn: Memoirs of a Recovered Musician

A poignant and humorous retrospective of a young musician's struggle to maintain a career in music. It exposes the hidden motives that sometimes impel performing artists to succeed.
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Gene Hull5 Apr 2014$9.99

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Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story by Sam Myers & Jeff Horton
Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story

Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story recounts the life of bluesman Sam Myers (1936-2006), as told in his own words to author Jeff Horton. Myers grew up visually handicapped in the Jim Crow South and left home to attend the state school for the blind at Piney
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Sam Myers &
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Jerome Kern by Stephen Banfield
Jerome Kern

A founding father of the modern American musical, Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was the composer of legions of popular songs, including such standards as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "Ol' Man River." His 1927 "Show Boat" with Oscar Hammerstein II helped to
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Stephen Banfield3 Apr 2014$35.00

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William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph by Philip Brett
William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period. He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c.1540-1623), both as an editor and a historian. He also studied other composers working
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A Composer's Notes by Jeffrey Dane
A Composer's Notes

"A Composer's Notes: Remembering Miklós Rózsa" by Jeffrey Dane

A special Recollection, written to commemorate the 2007 centenary of the composer's birth on April 18, 1907.

Miklós Rózsa composed the music for nearly 100 films. In this book, the

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Pretty Good Years: A Biography of Tori Amos by Jay S. Jacobs
Pretty Good Years: A Biography of Tori Amos

How did the shy and conflicted daughter of a minister become one of today's most important artists? Tori Amos is a unique voice in rock. She is an artist a poet an emotional chanteuse a wordsmith a pianist and most of all an entertainer who has open
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Led Zeppelin: The Origin of the Species: How, Why, and Where It All Began by Alan Clayson
Led Zeppelin: The Origin of the Species: How, Why, and Where It All Began

Proving that a band is truly the sum of its parts, this music history traces the influences and experiences that would later converge to form Led Zeppelin. Every recording and live session made by the future band members is traced and woven into a rich
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Alan Clayson1 Apr 2014$12.00

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Chopin by J. Cuthbert Hadden
Chopin

First appearing in 1903, this is perhaps the first truly well-balanced account of Chopin as a man and Chopin as a composer, in English. The author describes Chopin's life and activities from his early days in Warsaw to the days he spent in London, Paris,
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J. Cuthbert Hadden29 Mar 2014$15.00

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Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits by Jay S. Jacobs
Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits

Newly updated to include his critically acclaimed post-millennial work, this look at Tom Waits-both the reality and the myriad myths-reveals the man behind the curtain. A tale of how a self-taught, drunken hipster in roach-killers and a dirty beret has
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Jay S. Jacobs29 Mar 2014$11.95

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Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie by Dave Thompson
Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie

Riding on the heels of the author's previous David Bowie biography, this follow-up covers the post-1987 comeback that firmly established Bowie as one of the most influential rock stars to grace the musical landscape. Beginning with the 1995 release of
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Dave Thompson29 Mar 2014$11.95

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Sir Georg Solti by Paul E. Robinson
Sir Georg Solti

Solti by Paul Robinson

".a beautifully balanced assessment.

The author has obviously drawn extensively on personal experience and he expresses himself with clarity, precision and a refreshing impartiality.

Robinson displays a scrupulous knowledge

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Paul E. Robinson29 Mar 2014$6.00

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Louis Armstrong's New Orleans by Thomas Brothers
Louis Armstrong's New Orleans

"The best book ever produced about Louis Armstrong by anyone other than the man himself."—Terry Teachout, Commentary

In the early twentieth century, New Orleans was a place of colliding identities and histories, and Louis Armstrong was a gifted
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Thomas Brothers28 Mar 2014$17.95

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison by Simon Leng
While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison

Far from being the quiet one George Harrison was a writer and arranger of terrific power and beauty and his guitar playing was fundamental to the Beatles' sound and success.ÞÞNow fully revised and expanded this new edition of ÊWhile My Guitar Gen
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Simon Leng28 Mar 2014$19.95

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Ian Brown: Already In Me: With and Without the Roses by Michael O'Connell
Ian Brown: Already In Me: With and Without the Roses

Ian Brown, lead singer and co-songwriter for the Stone Roses—a British band that defined an era in rock in the early 1990s—was the only member to succeed as a solo artist after the Roses five-year run. Covering time spent both on- and off-stage—from
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Michael O'Connell27 Mar 2014$12.00

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Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock by Sammy Hagar
Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

Sammy Hagar—legendary lead singer of Van Halen, founder of the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand, and one of rock music's most notoriously successful performers—tells his unforgettable story in this one-of-a-kind autobiography of a life at the top of
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My Friend Michael: An Ordinary Friendship with an Extraordinary Man by Frank Cascio
My Friend Michael: An Ordinary Friendship with an Extraordinary Man

Frank Cascio was a close friend of tragic superstar Michael Jackson for more than twenty-five years. In My Friend Michael, Cascio offers a deeply personal, behind-the-scenes look at the Michael Jackson he knew. Filled with never-before-told stories and
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Frank Cascio25 Mar 2014$20.99

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Got the Life: My Journey of Addiction, Faith, Recovery, and Korn by Fieldy
Got the Life: My Journey of Addiction, Faith, Recovery, and Korn

From Reggie "Fieldy" Arvizu, legendary bassist of nu-metal pioneers KORN, comes Got the Life: a no-holds-barred look at his extreme highs, drug- and-booze-fueled lows, and, finally, redemption through a conversion to Christianity. Got the Life is simultaneously
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Fieldy24 Mar 2014$12.99

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Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers by Charlie Louvin & Benjamin Whitmer
Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

Get ready for one of America's great untold stories: the true saga of the Louvin Brothers, a mid-century Southern gothic Cain and Abel and one of the greatest country duos of all time. The Los Angeles Times called them "the most influential harmony team
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Charlie Louvin &
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Save Me from Myself by Brian Welch
Save Me from Myself

The amazing true story of an out-of-control rock star, his devastating addiction to drugs, and his miraculous redemption through Jesus Christ.

In February 2005, more than ten thousand people in Bakersfield, California, watched as Brian "Head" Welch—the

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My Cross to Bear by Gregg Allman
My Cross to Bear

For the first time, rock music icon Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, tells the full story of his life and career in My Cross to Bear. No subject is taboo, as one of the true giants of rock 'n' roll opens up about
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The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson & Neil Strauss
The Long Hard Road Out of Hell

When this best-selling autobiography was originally released, readers were shocked: The Long Hard Road Out of Hell was the darkest, funniest, most controversial, and best-selling rock book of its time—and it became the template, both visually

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Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division

In Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Peter Hook, bassist for the legendary, groundbreaking band Joy Division, takes readers backstage with the group that helped define the sound of a generation and influenced artists such as U2, Radiohead, and

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Peter Hook23 Mar 2014$15.99

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Dreaming Out Loud: Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes, by Bruce Feiler
Dreaming Out Loud: Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes,

Country music has exploded across the U.S. and undergone a sweeping revolution, transforming the once ridiculed world of Nashville into an unlikely focal point of American pop culture. Bruce Feiler was granted unprecedented access to the private moments

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I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography by Richard Hell
I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography

The sharp, lyrical, and no-holds-barred autobiography of the iconoclastic writer and musician Richard Hell, charting the childhood, coming of age, and misadventures of an artist in an indelible era of rock and roll...

From an early age, Richard Hell

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Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music by Burt Bacharach
Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music

In his memoir Anyone Who Had a Heart, Burt Bacharach, one of the greatest songwriters of all time, offers a frank and riveting account of his unparalleled life.

From his tumultuous marriages and the tragic suicide of his daughter, to his collaborations

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Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir by Steven Tyler
Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

"Steven Tyler is one of the giants of American music, who's been influential for a whole generation of Rock 'n' Roll fans around the world. Long May He Rock!"
—Sir Paul McCartney

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? is the rock memoir to end

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Nothin' to Lose: The Making of KISS (1972-1975) by Ken Sharp & Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley
Nothin' to Lose: The Making of KISS (1972-1975)

Nothin' to Lose: The Making of KISS (1972-1975) chronicles, for the first time, the crucial formative years of the legendary rock band KISS, culminating with the groundbreaking success of their classic 1975 album Alive! and the smash single "Rock

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Ken Sharp &
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Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville by Michael Streissguth
Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville

Outlaw by acclaimed author Michael Streissguth follows the stories of three legends as they redefined country music: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.

Streissguth delves into the country music scene in the late '60s and early

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Robert Plant: A Life by Paul Rees
Robert Plant: A Life

Robert Plant by Paul Rees is the definitive biography of Led Zeppelin's legendary frontman. As lead singer for one of the biggest and most influential rock bands of all time—whose song "Stairway to Heaven" has been played more times on American

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Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. Cross
Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain

In Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles R. Cross, author of the New York Times bestselling Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven, examines the legacy of the Nirvana front man and takes on the question: why does Kurt Cobain

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Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Angelique Kidjo & Rachel Wenrick
Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music

Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around

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Face the Music: A Life Exposed by Paul Stanley
Face the Music: A Life Exposed

In Face the Music, Paul Stanley—the co-founder and famous "Starchild" frontman of KISS—reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band. Face the Music is the shocking,

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Who I Am by Pete Townshend
Who I Am

From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod... wanted The Who to be called The Hair... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis... wanted
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Pete Townshend19 Mar 2014$11.92

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Kansas City Lightning by Stanley Crouch
Kansas City Lightning

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on

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Stanley Crouch19 Mar 2014$16.99

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There Will Be Rainbows: A Biography of Rufus Wainwright by Kirk Lake
There Will Be Rainbows: A Biography of Rufus Wainwright

The first biography of legendary singer/songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright, There Will Be Rainbows reveals the integrity and complexity of Wainwright's work while fully embracing the self-deprecating humor, wild flamboyance, and fascinating contradictions

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Kirk Lake19 Mar 2014$12.99

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Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir by Dave Mustaine & Joe Layden
Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir

From his early, crazy days as a founding member of Metallica, Dave Mustaine has seen and experienced everything in the world of rock n' roll. From his young triumphs and ignominious ouster from the band for his hard-partying ways to his later rule over
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Life and Times of Warren Zevon by Crystal Zevon
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Life and Times of Warren Zevon

When Warren Zevon died in 2003, he left behind a rich catalog of dark, witty rock 'n' roll classics, including "Lawyers, Guns and Money," "Excitable Boy," and the immortal "Werewolves of London." He also left behind a fanatical cult following and veritable

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Crystal Zevon16 Mar 2014$13.99

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Raising Hell by Ronin Ro
Raising Hell

The year is 1978. Saturday Night Fever is breaking box office records. All over America kids are racing home to watch Dance Fever, Michael Jackson is poised to become the next major pop star, and in Hollis, Queens, fourteen-year-old Darryl McDaniels—who

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Ronin Ro16 Mar 2014$13.99

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Band Boys by Kim Bruce Peyton
Band Boys

What was it like to play music in a teenage rock and roll band in the era of 45-RPM records, dances in the school cafeteria, and the Beatles on AM radio?

Band Boys reveals the inner workings of the lives of the Blue Beats - six teenage boys mastering

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Kim Bruce Peyton14 Mar 2014$6.00

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The Wagner Experience: and its meaning to us by Paul Dawson-Bowling & Donald Mcintyre
The Wagner Experience: and its meaning to us

People who take to the Wagner Experience encounter something wonderful, like gazing into a silver mirror which dissolves into a miraculous, self-contained world, glinting with life-changing possibilities. There are others who sense its appeal but find
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Paul Dawson-Bowling &
Donald Mcintyre
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Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music by Mark Mitchell
Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music

As a pianist, Rosenthal was unparalleled: his legato touch came from Chopin through his pupil Mikuli; his awareness of composition was developed by Liszt; his Brahms interpretation shaped by the composer himself; and his ingeniously crafted piano-paraphrases
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Mark Mitchell13 Mar 2014$29.55

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Voices in the Wilderness: Six American Neo-Romantic Composers by Walter Simmons
Voices in the Wilderness: Six American Neo-Romantic Composers

Despite the Modernist search for new and innovative aesthetics and rejection of traditional tonality, several twentieth century composers have found their own voice while steadfastly relying on the aesthetics and techniques of Romanticism and 19th century
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Walter Simmons12 Mar 2014$40.99

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Music Makers: The Lives of Harry Freedman and Mary Morrison by Walter Pitman
Music Makers: The Lives of Harry Freedman and Mary Morrison

Celebrates the lives of two extraordinary musicians who influenced Canada's cultural life for more than 50 years.
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Playing The Pathways Of My Brain: How A Concert Pianist With Ms Enjoys Pleasure In Performance By Understanding Her Musical Brai by Olga Bobrovnikova
Playing The Pathways Of My Brain: How A Concert Pianist With Ms Enjoys Pleasure In Performance By Understanding Her Musical Brai

Being constantly criticised for excessive emotion and movement by her piano professors, Olga Bobrovnikova took inspiration and a new attitude to performance when she heard the recordings made in the 1890s of a forgotten pianist, Paul Pabst, who Tchaikovsky
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Olga Bobrovnikova8 Mar 2014$4.99

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Oliver Jones by Marthe Sansregret
Oliver Jones

The exclusive authorized biography of Oliver Jones, one of this country's most celebrated jazz musicians and a worldwide musical ambassador for Canada.
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The Maestro Speaks of his Musical Journey by Major Joe B. Williams OD ARCM
The Maestro Speaks of his Musical Journey

This book demonstrates that one is capable of achieving any goals, that one sets for him/herself. I hope it will be an inspiration to others, as they journey along the pathways of life. This book summarizes the achievements, the difficulties and sometimes
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Major Joe B. Williams OD ARCM1 Mar 2014$3.99

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Pete Seeger In His Own Words by Pete Seeger
Pete Seeger In His Own Words

Long an icon of American musical and political life, Pete Seeger has written eloquently in books and for magazines, activist movements, and union newsletters. Although he has never written an autobiography, his life story is nowhere more personally chronicled
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Teaching Genius: Dorothy DeLay and the Making of a Musician by Barbara Lourie Sand
Teaching Genius: Dorothy DeLay and the Making of a Musician

Itzhak Perlman Kennedy Midori and Sarah Chang were among Dorothy Delay's students during her five decades as a violin teacher at Juilliard. For more than ten years the author was granted access to DeLay's classes and lessons at Juilliard and the Aspen
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Barbara Lourie Sand24 Feb 2014$16.95

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Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir by Mike Zwerin
Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

The Parisian Jazz Chronicles "offers an engaging personal account of the jazz scene in Paris in the 1980s and 1990s. Zwerin writes lovingly but unsparingly about figures he knew and interviewed-- such as Dexter Gordon, Freddy Heineken, Miles Davis, Bob
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Mike Zwerin24 Feb 2014$26.00

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Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology by Elisabeth Le Guin
Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

In this elegant study of the works of the undeservedly neglected composer Luigi Boccherini, Elisabeth Le Guin uses knowledge gleaned from her own playing of the cello as the keystone of her original approach to the relationship between music and embodiment.
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The Forty Niners Chorus by Kristin J. McGuckin
The Forty Niners Chorus

The Forty Niners Chorus: A Sentimental Journey looks back over more than 50 years of song and service by a unique community choral group. Author Kris McGuckin draws on a lifetime of experiences with the Forty Niners to relate both the musical and social

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Keith Moon: Instant Party: Musings, Memories and Minutiae by Alan Clayson
Keith Moon: Instant Party: Musings, Memories and Minutiae

Renowned party animal and phenomenal drummer for The Who, Keith Moon lived fast and died young. Not a typical biography, this compendium of stories, facts, photos, and analysis is divided up by subject and details all aspects of Moon's personal and professional
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Alan Clayson21 Feb 2014$12.00

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A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim. by Winnifred Sim
A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim.

Winnifred Sim never auditioned for a job. And yet, she became a nationally recognized organist, accompanist, adjudicator, teacher, conductor and the musical director of CBC Television's hit show, "Hymn Sing," which was broadcast weekly for 30 years. She
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Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet by Kenneth Morgan
Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet

This award-winning book, now available in paperback, is the first solid appraisal of the legendary career of the eminent Hungarian-born conductor Fritz Reiner (1888-1963). Personally enigmatic and often described as difficult to work with, he was nevertheless
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Kenneth Morgan15 Feb 2014$22.46

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Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do by Roberta Linn
Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do

One of Lawrence Welk's most beloved entertainers, an Emmy Award winner and a Las Vegas headliner, Roberta Linn captured the hearts of fans nationwide. Her inspiring story unfolds in the pages of Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do.

Born in a small

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and tricks of the masters to discover why their work has endured. Written with passion, humour

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Francine Prose30 Jan 2014$13.99

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Reinventing Bach by Paul Elie
Reinventing Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach – celebrated pipe organist, court composer and master of sacred music – was also a technical pioneer. Working in Germany in the early eighteenth century, he invented new instruments and carried out experiments in tuning,

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Paul Elie30 Jan 2014$14.99

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Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen by Al
Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen

The high-octane, no-holds-barred memoir by legendary godfather of industrial music—Al Jourgensen, the founder of Ministry
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Al22 Jan 2014$26.99

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Thomas Hastings by Hermine Weigel Williams
Thomas Hastings

Thomas Hastings (1784-1872) is generally remembered as a compiler and composer of hymn tunes and anthems, but rarely is he spoken of as a prolific writer of hymn texts. Nor do many people refer to Hastings as an author, even though he penned several books

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Hermine Weigel Williams20 Jan 2014$6.00

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Tina Turner: Break Every Rule by Mark Bego
Tina Turner: Break Every Rule

New York Times best-selling celebrity Mark Bego herin delves into another self-made and strong-willed femail star: internationally renowned soul/pop vocalist Tina Turner.
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Mark Bego18 Jan 2014$16.99

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Tina Turner: Break Every Rule by Mark Bego
Tina Turner: Break Every Rule

New York Times best-selling celebrity Mark Bego herin delves into another self-made and strong-willed femail star: internationally renowned soul/pop vocalist Tina Turner.
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Mark Bego18 Jan 2014$16.99

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The Daughter of the Maestro by Floria Paci Zaharoff
The Daughter of the Maestro

Before the current re-birth of Shanghai and before the stagnation brought on by China's Cultural Revolution, there was a vibrant European community in Shanghai. An important element of this cultural oasis in China during the first half of the 1900's was
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Floria Paci Zaharoff11 Jan 2014$6.00

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First Legends of Disco: 40 Stars Discuss Their Careers in Classic Dance Music by James Arena
First Legends of Disco: 40 Stars Discuss Their Careers in Classic Dance Music

In this book of original interviews, 40 legendary men and women who gained fame singing, producing, and spinning some of disco music's biggest hits during the '70s and early '80s look back at their careers. These acclaimed stars offer powerful new insights
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James Arena8 Jan 2014$3.99

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Eric Clapton FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Slowhand by David Bowling
Eric Clapton FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Slowhand

(FAQ). Eric Clapton has been a rock god for half a century. From busking on street corners and in local pubs to the raw blues of the Yardbirds, the rock/blues fusion of Cream, the guitar brilliance of Derek and the Dominoes, and the unforgettable songs
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David Bowling3 Jan 2014$22.99

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Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison by John Kruth
Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison

(Book). He was blessed with a set of pipes that Elvis Presley claimed were the best in the business. His eyes hidden behind his perpetual Ray-Bans, Roy Orbison stood perfectly still onstage, singing songs of devastating heartbreak. Bob Dylan compared him
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John Kruth2 Jan 2014$27.99

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Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall by Dave Thompson
Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall

(Book). To some, he is the face behind classic Pink Floyd. To others, he is the temperament behind some of the greatest albums of the rock era. And to others still, he is one of the most original songwriters of a generation that overflows with notable
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Dave Thompson30 Dec 2013$27.99

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Mr. B: The Music and Life of Billy Eckstine by Cary Ginell
Mr. B: The Music and Life of Billy Eckstine

(Book). In 1950, Billy Eckstine was the most popular singer in America. Movie-star handsome with an elegant pencil-thin mustache and a wide vibrato, Eckstine possessed one of the most magnificent voices in popular music history. Born in Pittsburgh, Eckstine
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Cary Ginell30 Dec 2013$18.99

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Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell by Neil Daniels
Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell

(Book). Pantera is widely regarded as one of the most influential and revered American metal bands of the past 20 years. Although its output was relatively short from 1983 to 2000 it released only nine studio albums its impact on the metal scene since
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Neil Daniels29 Dec 2013$22.99

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Neil Sedaka: Rock'n'Roll Survivor: The Inside Story of His Incredible Comeback by Rich Podolsky
Neil Sedaka: Rock'n'Roll Survivor: The Inside Story of His Incredible Comeback

(Book). From 1958 to 1963, Neil Sedaka sold 25 million records more than anyone except Elvis Presley. He thought he could do no wrong, but a year later he was all but off the charts, swept away by the Beatles and the British Invasion a blow he never saw
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Rich Podolsky29 Dec 2013$19.95

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Gary Barlow: Time to Shine: The Unauthorised Biography by Justin Lewis
Gary Barlow: Time to Shine: The Unauthorised Biography

Great Britain's national treasure Gary Barlow has achieved unrivaled success with boyband Take That, as a solo artist and songwriter, and as a judge on The X Factor. However, the path to fame is rarely easy and Gary's journey has been full of inspiring
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Justin Lewis29 Dec 2013$14.99

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Beethoven: The Music and the Life by Lewis Lockwood
Beethoven: The Music and the Life

An authoritative work offering a fresh look at Beethoven's life, career, and milieu. "Magisterial" -New York Review of Books.

This brilliant portrayal weaves Beethoven's musical and biographical stories into their historical and artistic contexts. Lewis
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Lewis Lockwood25 Dec 2013$22.95

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Looking Back to See: A Country Music Memoir by Maxine Brown
Looking Back to See: A Country Music Memoir

Revealing, entertaining window on the music of the '50s and '60s
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Maxine Brown25 Dec 2013$19.95

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From Boulanger to Stockhausen: Interviews and a Memoir by Bálint András Varga
From Boulanger to Stockhausen: Interviews and a Memoir

Bálint András Varga makes available here for the first time in English nineteen extended interviews with some of the most notable figures in music from the past fifty years, as well as lively "snippets" from interviews Varga conducted with thirteen other
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Bálint András Varga24 Dec 2013$39.36

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Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle - Musicians: Opening Windows / True Tales from the Mad, Mad, Mad World of Opera / Lois Ma by Ezra Schabas & Lotfi Mansouri & Stuart Hamilton
Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle - Musicians: Opening Windows / True Tales from the Mad, Mad, Mad World of Opera / Lois Ma

Classical music in all its forms is celebrated in this collection of volumes devoted to both instrumental and choral music. The books range from biographies of musical figures to celebrations of Canadian institutions such as the Canadian Opera Company
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Ezra Schabas &
Lotfi Mansouri &
Stuart Hamilton
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Emeli Sandé: The Biography by David Nolan
Emeli Sandé: The Biography

Thrust into the international spotlight at the 2012 Olympic Games thanks to her moving performance of "Abide with Me" at the opening ceremony and "Read All About It (Part III)" at the closing ceremony, Emeli Sande is now an international superstar. However,
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David Nolan23 Dec 2013$12.99

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Sax on the Streets: Confessions of an American Street Musician in Europe by Daniel J. Gordon
Sax on the Streets: Confessions of an American Street Musician in Europe

A first-hand perspective of the life of a street musician as he and his friend travel through Europe with only a saxophone to their name.
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Daniel J. Gordon22 Dec 2013$6.50

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Josh White: Society Blues by Elijah Wald
Josh White: Society Blues

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Elijah Wald18 Dec 2013$32.95

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Peter Andre: The Biography by Louise Ford
Peter Andre: The Biography

Australian heart-throb Peter Andre captured the hearts of millions when he burst onto the music scene in the early 1990s with summer hit "Mysterious Girl," and since then he's gained national treasure status among his legions of fans. With international
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The Seeker King: A Spiritual Biography of Elvis Presley by Gary Tillery
The Seeker King: A Spiritual Biography of Elvis Presley

A woman in the audience once handed Elvis a crown saying, “You're the King." “No, honey," Elvis replied. “There is only one king — Jesus Christ. I'm just a singer." Gary Tillery presents a coherent view of Elvis's thoughts through such
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Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet by Phillip Crandall
Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet

"It's Time To Party," the first track off of I Get Wet, opens with a rapid-fire guitar line - nothing fancy, just a couple crunchy power chords to acclimate the ears - repeated twice before a booming bass drum joins in to provide a quarter-note countdown.
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An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh by Safford Chamberlain
An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh

I>An Unsung Cat explores the life and music of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. The book also offers an extensively researched discography and photographs that reveal the public and private face of this unique performer. A significant addition to the literature
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Safford Chamberlain12 Dec 2013$54.99

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An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh by Safford Chamberlain
An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh

I>An Unsung Cat explores the life and music of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. The book also offers an extensively researched discography and photographs that reveal the public and private face of this unique performer. A significant addition to the literature
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Safford Chamberlain12 Dec 2013$54.99

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Learning to Sing by Clay Aiken
Learning to Sing

In Learning to Sing, Clay Aiken tells the story of how his faith was integral to him learning valuable life lessons during his meteoric rise from life as an aspiring educator in Raleigh, North Carolina to instant stardom on "American Idol."

Clay's

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Aled Jones: My Story by Aled Jones
Aled Jones: My Story

Aled Jones was a choirboy with a remarkable voice, whose prodigious talent propelled him to international stardom. Before he was sixteen, he had already sold more than six million records and had become a fixture on television and radio. He has worked
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Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz by Joshua Berrett
Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

In "Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman "the" "jazz scholar Joshua Berrett offers a provocative revision of the history of early jazz by focusing on two of its most notable practitioners-- Whiteman, legendary in his day, and Armstrong, a legend ever sin
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101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears

Are you the world's biggest Britney Spears fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the pop princess who is one of the biggest selling artists of all time? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts
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101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears

Are you the world's biggest Britney Spears fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the pop princess who is one of the biggest selling artists of all time? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts
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Lady Gaga: The Unauthorized Biography by Christian Guiltenane
Lady Gaga: The Unauthorized Biography

A biography of the pop star details her rise from misunderstood musician to one of the most influential women in the world

Today one of the most successful music stars in the world, Lady Gaga fast became a household name after the release of her first

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101 Amazing Facts about Busted by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Busted

Are you the world's biggest Busted fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about Charlie, Matt and James? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how each of the bandmates
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Jack Goldstein &
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The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars by Jimmi Mayes & V. C. Speek
The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars

For more than fifty years, Chicago drummer Jimmi Mayes served as a sideman behind some of the greatest musicians and musical groups in history. He began his career playing the blues in the juke joints of Mississippi, sharpened his trade under the mentorship

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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism by Thomas Brothers
Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

The definitive account of Louis Armstrong-his life and legacy-during the most creative period of his career.

Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the

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Thomas Brothers7 Dec 2013$39.95

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101 Amazing Facts about Busted by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Busted

Are you the world's biggest Busted fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about Charlie, Matt and James? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how each of the bandmates
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Jack Goldstein &
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101 Amazing Facts about Eminem by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Eminem

Are you the world's biggest Eminem fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the rapper and best-selling artist of the last decade? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from
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101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne

Are you the world's biggest Avril Lavigne fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the Canadian singer and fashion icon? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how Avril
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Jack Goldstein &
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101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne

Are you the world's biggest Avril Lavigne fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the Canadian singer and fashion icon? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how Avril
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Jack Goldstein &
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101 Amazing Facts about Eminem by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Eminem

Are you the world's biggest Eminem fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the rapper and best-selling artist of the last decade? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from
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Arrest the Music! by Tejumola Olaniyan
Arrest the Music!

A bold, energetic, and lively musical biography on one of Africa's most popular and controversial stars, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti--the flamboyant originator of the "Afrobeat" sound and self-proclaimed voice of the voiceless.
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Tejumola Olaniyan4 Dec 2013$19.95

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Beethoven: The Man Revealed by John Suchet
Beethoven: The Man Revealed

Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong, ardent interest in the man and his music. Here, in his first full-length biography, Suchet illuminates the composer's difficult childhood, his struggle to maintain friendships and
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Classic Rock Revisited Vol. 1: Rock Icons & Metal Gods by Jeb Wright
Classic Rock Revisited Vol. 1: Rock Icons & Metal Gods

Vol. 1 will include interviews, presented in chapter form, with Tom Scholz of Boston, Steve Perry of Journey, Steve Miller, Paul Rogers of Bad Company/Queen, Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sammy Hagar, Rick Neilson of Cheap Trick, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, George
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Jeb Wright30 Nov 2013$12.95

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Jane's Addiction: in the Studio by Jake Brown
Jane's Addiction: in the Studio

Jane's Addiction's instantly-legendary catalog of albums spawned a generational movement that would change the face of rock n' roll forever, giving way to mainstream alternative rock in the 1990s. Now, for the first time fans are taken behind the scenes
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Jake Brown30 Nov 2013$20.00

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Alice in Chains: in the Studio by Jake Brown
Alice in Chains: in the Studio

According to Billboard Magazine, "in many ways, Alice in Chains was the definitive heavy metal band of the early '90s," while MTV.com has "placed them among the front ranks of the Seattle-based grunge bands." All Music Guide would further add that "Alice
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Jake Brown30 Nov 2013$20.00

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An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx by Jake Brown
An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx

Time Magazine quipped at the start of the Millennium in their gossip section that the Backstreet Boys might be transforming into the Millennium's new Motley Crue now that 'Nikki Sixx has mellowed up...' Following an almost 3-decade education in rebellion
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Jake Brown30 Nov 2013$20.00

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Bohemian Rhapsodies: True And Authorized Tales By Queen Fans & Celebrities by Robyn Dunford & Kelly Franko
Bohemian Rhapsodies: True And Authorized Tales By Queen Fans & Celebrities

Officially authorized by Queen's camp and will feature loads of exclusive commentary from those closest to FREDDIE MERCURY, including his longtime personal assistant, as well as rock and metal peers of Mercury's as well as the other members of Queen, Brian
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Gerald Finzi: His Life and Music by Diana McVeagh
Gerald Finzi: His Life and Music

Gerald Finzi is one of the best-known modern English composers. While he is especially famous as a song-writer, for his sensitive settings of poets such as Hardy and Wordsworth, he also wrote in other genres; notable works include the exquisite cantata
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Diana McVeagh26 Nov 2013$24.78

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The Passion of Reggae and African Music by Joel Savage
The Passion of Reggae and African Music

Drumming and dancing have been part of Africa's culture for ages as ceremonial activities initiated by the ancestors to appease the gods. Unwillingly stolen away from Africa to the Caribbean, African music and rhythm finds its way to these islands in the
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Joel Savage25 Nov 2013$9.99

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Touched by Grace: My Time with Jeff Buckley by Gary Lucas
Touched by Grace: My Time with Jeff Buckley

(Book). Touched By Grace is an up-close-and-personal account by the legendary guitarist and songwriter Gary Lucas of the time he spent with his friend and collaborator, Jeff Buckley, during Jeff's early days in New York City. It describes their magical
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Gary Lucas24 Nov 2013$19.95

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Elvis Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King's Recorded Works by Mike Eder
Elvis Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King's Recorded Works

(FAQ). Why is Elvis Presley's body of recorded work still so relevant nearly 60 years after he began recording? Elvis Music FAQ is for anyone who has been inspired by an Elvis Presley record. Following in the tradition of the FAQ series, in Elvis Music
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Mike Eder24 Nov 2013$24.99

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The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Greatest Jam Band in History by Tony Sclafani
The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Greatest Jam Band in History

(FAQ). The Grateful Dead rose out of San Francisco's '60s underground rock scene with an unprecedented sound and image. Its members, steeped in rock, folk, classical, and blues; their instrumental prowess; and their refusal to bow to commercial conventions
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Tony Sclafani24 Nov 2013$24.99

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The Original Goober by Ruth White & James G. Buchanan
The Original Goober

The biography of James (Goober) Buchanan, a pioneer country music poet, comic and musician whose career covered a 75 -year span from the Great Depression on into the new Millennium. His career struggles encompassed oldtime tent shows and vaudville one-nighters,
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Ruth White &
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Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story by Dave Thompson
Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

From their grandiose inception in 1968 to the release of their latest album in 2003, this comprehensive look at Deep Purple's career paints a vivid portrait of the music scene that influenced the band and their effect on a generation of new musicians.
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Dave Thompson22 Nov 2013$10.95

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Making Words Sing by Jonathan Dunsby
Making Words Sing

What makes a classical song a song? In a wideranging discussion, covering such contrasting composers as Brahms and Berberian, Schubert and Kurt·g, Jonathan Dunsby considers the nature of vocality in songs of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The
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Jonathan Dunsby22 Nov 2013$26.00

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High Times Hard Times by Anita O'Day
High Times Hard Times

...in the tradition of the best jazz autobiographies...a fascinating travelogue through the jazz world filled with vivid images of Gene Krupa Stan Kenton Roy Eldridge and Billie Holiday...

Her prose is as hip as her music. äÊThe New York Times Book

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THE BLACK MOZART: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges by Walter , E. Smith
THE BLACK MOZART: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Long before the word "Super Star" was coined, Saint-George was the original. Many people throughout history have been famous for one reason or another. Many have made great contributions to civilization and left great legacies. Their paintings and sculptures
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Walter , E. Smith18 Nov 2013$4.95

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Cher: If You Believe by Mark Bego
Cher: If You Believe

This is the complete story of the flamboyant singer and actress, detailing her early years with Sonny Bono, her hits as a solo performer, her film career, and the numerous men in her life.
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Mark Bego17 Nov 2013$16.99

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Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens by Randy Poe & Buck Owens
Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens

(Book). Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens is the life story of a country music legend. Born in Texas and raised in Arizona, Buck eventually found his way to Bakersfield, California. Unlike the vast majority of country singers, songwriters, and
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Buck Owens
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Chopin - The Man and His Music by James Huneker
Chopin - The Man and His Music

James Huneker's biographical classic reflects his extensive research on the life and works of Chopin (while studying to be a concert pianist). Huneker's acute perception of the composer's life provides a complete understanding of the historic circumstances
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James Huneker16 Nov 2013$2.99

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Learning to Breathe Again: Choosing Life and Finding Hope After a Shattering Loss by Tammy Trent
Learning to Breathe Again: Choosing Life and Finding Hope After a Shattering Loss

Follow Christian singer/songwriter Tammy Trent as she tells of her beautiful love story turned tragic, still pointing to God as the source of all life and hope.

Theirs was a fairy-tale romance. Her husband, Trent, was Tammy's best friend and business

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Tammy Trent13 Nov 2013$19.99

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Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift by Vicki Ohl
Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

The first biography of a composer who broke the gender barrier on Broadway. Kay Swift (1897-1993) was one of the few women composers active on Broadway in the first half of the twentieth century. Best known as George Gershwin's assistant, musical adviser,
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Vicki Ohl13 Nov 2013$30.00

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Wagner and the Romantic Hero by Simon Williams
Wagner and the Romantic Hero

Few major artists have aroused the ire and adulation of successive generations as persistently as Richard Wagner. He was the centre of controversy during his lifetime and yet, when he died, he was the most idolized man in Germany. The situation has not
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Simon Williams13 Nov 2013$28.00

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Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry by Bruce Pegg
Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry

Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry draws on dozens of interviews done by the author himself and voluminous public records to paint a complete picture of this complicated figure. This biography uncovers the real Berry and
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Bruce Pegg6 Nov 2013$26.95

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Prince by Matthew Carcieri
Prince

Prince is once again King. Twenty years after the inauguration of his Purple Reign, the illustrious icon is back commanding the music scene. His resurgence--an acclaimed album and tour project and his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame--has

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Matthew Carcieri6 Nov 2013$6.00

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Céline Dion and René Angelil Library Bundle: Céline / René Angelil: The Making of Céline Dion by Jean Beaunoyer & Georges-Hebert Germain & Jean Beaulne
Céline Dion and René Angelil Library Bundle: Céline / René Angelil: The Making of Céline Dion

These two books tell the complete story of the rise to fame of Canada's most famous female singer, Céline Dion, both in her career and in her personal life with her manager and husband, who has guided her to the top of the music world
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Jean Beaunoyer &
Georges-Hebert Germain &
Jean Beaulne
5 Nov 2013$16.99

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Friedelind Wagner: Richard Wagner's Rebellious Granddaughter by Eva Rieger
Friedelind Wagner: Richard Wagner's Rebellious Granddaughter

She was not the 'black sheep' of her family, as often claimed, but a heroic rebel. Friedelind Wagner (1918-1991), Richard Wagner's independent-minded granddaughter, daughter of Siegfried and Winifred Wagner, despised her mother'sclose liaison with Adolf
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Eva Rieger29 Oct 2013$43.75

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An Analytical Survey of the Fifteen Two-Part Inventions by J.S. Bach by Theodore O. Johnson
An Analytical Survey of the Fifteen Two-Part Inventions by J.S. Bach

To find out more information about Rowman & Littlefield titles please visit us at www.rowmanlittlefield.com.
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Theodore O. Johnson27 Oct 2013$39.99

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101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran

Are you the world's biggest Ed Sheeran fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about one of the most talented singer-songwriters of a generation? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything,
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
26 Oct 2013$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran

Are you the world's biggest Ed Sheeran fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about one of the most talented singer-songwriters of a generation? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything,
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Jack Goldstein &
Frankie Taylor
26 Oct 2013$2.99

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Woman: The Incredible Life of Yoko Ono by Alan Clayson & Barb Jungr & Robb Johnson
Woman: The Incredible Life of Yoko Ono

This riveting exposé of Yoko Ono covers her early life growing up as the eldest daughter of a wealthy Japanese family and her personal experience as a result of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end of the World War II. Detailed are her move
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Alan Clayson &
Barb Jungr &
Robb Johnson
26 Oct 2013$12.00

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Rene Angelil: The Making of Celine Dion: The Unauthorized Biography by Jean Beaunoyer & Jean Beaulne
Rene Angelil: The Making of Celine Dion: The Unauthorized Biography

New details of Anglils life are revealed in this unauthorized biography of the man who orchestrated the incredible success of Cline Dion.
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Jean Beaunoyer &
Jean Beaulne
26 Oct 2013$24.99

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My Brother Benjamin by Beth Britten
My Brother Benjamin

'People are always asking, 'Aren't you proud of your famous brother?' I was, of course, but often wished he was not so famous so that one could see more of this brother who was such a joy to be with. Janet Baker has written that the air crackled when

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Beth Britten21 Oct 2013$18.94

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Britten by David Matthews
Britten

A uniquely personal and centenary-year biography by fellow composer, former assistant, and lifelong friend of Benjamin Britten, David Matthews.
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David Matthews20 Oct 2013$9.99

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The Leonard Bernstein Letters by Leonard Bernstein
The Leonard Bernstein Letters

Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician—a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, and a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester
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Leonard Bernstein19 Oct 2013$38.00

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Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith by William Todd Schultz
Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith was one of the most gifted songwriters of the '90s, adored by fans for his subtly melancholic words and melodies.

The sadness had its sources in the life.

There was trauma from an early age, years of drug abuse, and a chronic sense of disconnection

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William Todd Schultz18 Oct 2013$18.99

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Willin': The Story of Little Feat by Ben Fong-Torres
Willin': The Story of Little Feat

The first biography of the legendary, beloved, long-running band Little Feat, by veteran music journalist Ben Fong-Torres
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Ben Fong-Torres14 Oct 2013$27.00

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The Organ Music of J. S. Bach by Peter Williams
The Organ Music of J. S. Bach

This is a completely revised edition of volumes I and II of The Organ Music of J. S. Bach (1980), a bestselling title, which has subsequently become a classic text. This new edition takes account of the Bach scholarship of the last 25 years. Peter Williams's
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Peter Williams8 Oct 2013$50.00

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Starting At Zero: His Own Story by Jimi Hendrix
Starting At Zero: His Own Story

It didn�t take long after Jimi Hendrix�s death for the artist to become a myth of American music. He has been surrounded by a shroud of intrigue since he first came into the public eye, and the mystery has only grown with time. Much has been written
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Jimi Hendrix7 Oct 2013$18.99

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Serge Gainsbourg's Histoire de Melody Nelson by Darran Anderson
Serge Gainsbourg's Histoire de Melody Nelson

Outside his native France, the view of Serge Gainsbourg was once of a one-hit wonder lothario. This has been slowly replaced by an awareness of how talented and innovative a songwriter he was. Gainsbourg was an eclectic, protean figure; a Dadaist, po�te
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Darran Anderson7 Oct 2013$12.99

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Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop by Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe
Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop

Yé-Yé means Yeah Yeah! and is best known as a style of '60s pop music heard in France and Québec.
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Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe7 Oct 2013$25.00

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Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan & Dean Story by Mark Thomas Passmore
Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan & Dean Story

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Jascha Heifetz: Early Years in Russia by Galina Kopytova
Jascha Heifetz: Early Years in Russia

Notoriously reticent about his early years, violinist Jascha Heifetz famously reduced the story of his childhood to "Born in Russia. First lessons at 3. Debut in Russia at 7. Debut in Carnegie Hall at 17. That's all there is to say." Tracing his little-known
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Galina Kopytova4 Oct 2013$38.99

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Bruce Springsteen by Dave Marsh
Bruce Springsteen

Critic Dave Marsh traces Springsteen's career from its beginning and updates his two previous biographies, "Born to Run" and "Glory Days," with information on the singer's career today, particularly focusing on his album, "The Rising." Two 8-page inse
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The Dream of an Idol by Lloyd Cele
The Dream of an Idol

Lloyd Cele made a decision to trade a life and mindset of lack, for a life of focused and effective purpose. This is his story. A harsh yet soulful journey from a destitute and fatherless upbringing in the poverty-stricken township of KwaMashu, to the
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Lloyd Cele2 Oct 2013$9.99

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Bacharach: Maestro! The Life of a Pop Genius by Michael Brocken
Bacharach: Maestro! The Life of a Pop Genius

Covering the well-known and public areas of Burt Bacharach's life, as well as those aspects that have previously been hidden from the media, this book examines a celebrated career spanning 50 years. Covered in detail are Bacharach's previously undocumented
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Michael Brocken1 Oct 2013$12.00

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Bound for America: Three British Composers by Nicholas Temperley
Bound for America: Three British Composers

In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three of the first British composers (William Selby, Rayner Taylor, and George K. Jackson) who emigrated from England in mid-career and became leaders in the musical life
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The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music by Keith Potter
The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music

In recent years the music of minimalist composers has become the subject of important musicological reflection, research and debate. This Companion provides an authoritative overview of research in this area and highlights the innovative work of the renowned
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Keith Potter30 Sep 2013$144.95

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Messiaen Perspectives 1: Sources and Influences by Christopher Dingle
Messiaen Perspectives 1: Sources and Influences

The two volumes of Messiaen Perspectives convey the growing understanding of his deep and varied interconnections with his cultural milieux. Messiaen Perspectives 1: Sources and Influences examines the genesis, sources and cultural pressures that shaped
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Christopher Dingle29 Sep 2013$129.95

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Don Messer by Johanna Bertin
Don Messer

Don Messer was more than a household name in Canada - he was part of family life, the background music in Canadian kitchens - first on radio, and then on television. Private and unassuming, Don was everyman, and yet someone singular and special: a devoted
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Johanna Bertin28 Sep 2013$16.95

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Oscar Peterson: The Will to Swing by Gene Lees
Oscar Peterson: The Will to Swing

Based on extensive interviews, Oscar Peterson is a well-informed and provocative exploration of Peterson's music.
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What I Know 'Bout What I Know: The Musical Life of An Itinerant Banjo Player by Butch Robins
What I Know 'Bout What I Know: The Musical Life of An Itinerant Banjo Player

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Dixie Chicks: Down-Home and Backstage by James L. Dickerson
Dixie Chicks: Down-Home and Backstage

The Dixie Chicks hold a prominent position in the music business as one of only two female bands that have succeeded in the pop charts in the 1990s. Today, their sassy attitudes, funky style of dress, and updated bluegrass/country music attract fans like
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James L. Dickerson27 Sep 2013$15.99

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The Mayor of MacDougal Street [2013 edition]: A Memoir by Dave Van Ronk & Elijah Wald
The Mayor of MacDougal Street [2013 edition]: A Memoir

A colorful and engaging feast for anyone interested in the music, politics, and spirit of a revolutionary period in American culture, the early 1960s.
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Francesca Caccini's Il primo libro delle musiche of 1618 by Francesca Caccini
Francesca Caccini's Il primo libro delle musiche of 1618

Francesca Caccini (1587-ca.1640) was an accomplished composer, singer, and instrumentalist in the tradition of the Florentine Camerata. Her 1618 volume "Il primo libro delle musiche" was dedicated to her patron the Cardinal dei Medici (1596-1666). This
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Francesca Caccini22 Sep 2013$19.95

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Portrait of Mendelssohn by Clive Brown
Portrait of Mendelssohn

Since his death in 1847, Felix Mendelssohn's music and personality have been both admired and denigrated to extraordinary degrees. In this valuable book Clive Brown weaves together a rich array of documents--letters, diaries, memoirs, reviews, news reports,
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Clive Brown15 Sep 2013$50.00

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Björk: Wow and Flutter by Mark Pytlik
Björk: Wow and Flutter

The life and music of Icelandâ€s Björk Gudmundsdottir, from her origins as a burgeoning child star and her days spent training on the battleground of Icelandâ€s notoriously seditious punk scene to her eventual emergence as one of pop music's pioneering
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Mark Pytlik15 Sep 2013$10.95

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Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music by Stephanie Stein Crease
Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music

The life (1912–1988) and career of Gil Evans paralleled and often foreshadowed the quickly changing world of jazz through the 20th century. Gil Evans: Out of the Cool is the comprehensive biography of a self-taught musician whom colleagues often
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Stephanie Stein Crease15 Sep 2013$15.99

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The Musical World of Halim El-Dabh by Denise Seachrist
The Musical World of Halim El-Dabh

Egyptian-born composer Halim El-Dabh has studied with the giants of 20th-century musical composition and conducting, including Leopold Stokowski, Irving Fine, Leonard Bernstein, and Aaron Copland. El-Dabh?s compositions have been performed at the Metropolitan
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Denise Seachrist14 Sep 2013$14.99

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Pianists on Playing: Interviews with Twelve Concert Pianists by Linda J. Noyle
Pianists on Playing: Interviews with Twelve Concert Pianists

Twelve internationally-known keyboard artists discuss their daily lives of practicing and performing.
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More Than Words Can Say: The Ink Spots and Their Music by Marv Goldberg
More Than Words Can Say: The Ink Spots and Their Music

The story of the Ink Spots is a rags-to-riches story beloved in American mythology. Goldberg gets behind the glitter of the Ink Spots and the publicity machines of record labels, and provides the story of the group's creation, its music, and its monumental
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Marv Goldberg12 Sep 2013$59.99

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Robert Johnson: Lost and Found by Barry Lee Pearson & Bill McCulloch
Robert Johnson: Lost and Found

In this volume, Barry Lee Pearson and Bill McCulloch examine the full range of writings about Johnson (including books, articles, and record notes) to sift fact from fiction. They compare conflicting accounts of Johnson's life, weighing them against interviews
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Madonna: Blonde Ambition by Mark Bego
Madonna: Blonde Ambition

Perhaps the most important female entertainer of the last two decades, Madonna Louise Ciccone has led a fascinating life. This is her story.
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Quincy Jones: His Life in Music by Clarence Bernard Henry
Quincy Jones: His Life in Music

Quincy Jones (b. 1933) is one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, bandleaders, producers, and humanitarians in American music history and the recording and film industries. Among pop music fans he is perhaps most famous for producing Michael Jackson's

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Clarence Bernard Henry10 Sep 2013$87.50

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My Heart Is a Violin: REOWNED VIOLINIST/COMPOSER AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR by Shony Alex Braun & Emily Cavins
My Heart Is a Violin: REOWNED VIOLINIST/COMPOSER AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR

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Shony Alex Braun &
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The Beethoven Obsession by Brendan Ward
The Beethoven Obsession

A fast-paced drama of frustration, envy, rivalry, struggle and success, this work tells the story of the intertwined lives of four people: Ludwig von Beethoven; a concert pianist who was a self-taught child prodigy; a fanatical inventor who disassembled

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Brendan Ward9 Sep 2013$9.99

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Recombo DNA: The Story of Devo, or How the '60s Became the '80s by Kevin C. Smith
Recombo DNA: The Story of Devo, or How the '60s Became the '80s

(Book). Devo may have become synonymous with the crass commercialism of '80s new wave, but many of their inspirations and guiding principles are firmly rooted in the idealism of the '60s. They took a willfully non-traditional approach to the surprisingly
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Kevin C. Smith8 Sep 2013$19.95

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Jug Fishing for Greazy and Other Brad Paisley Fishing Stories by Brad Paisley
Jug Fishing for Greazy and Other Brad Paisley Fishing Stories

Thanks to Brad Paisley's current hit song, "I'm Gonna Miss Her," people know two things-Brad Paisley loves fishing and he's got his priorities in order.

Jug Fishing for Greazy and Other Brad Paisley Fishing Stories is a collection of some of Brad's

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Brad Paisley7 Sep 2013$16.99

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Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice by Karl Heller
Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice

Antonio Vivaldi's rediscovery after World War II quickly led him from obscurity to his present renown as one of the most popular 18th-century composers. Heller's biography presents the important facets of his life his works and his influence on music
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Karl Heller7 Sep 2013$34.95

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Marcel Moyse: Voice of the Flute by Ann McCutchan
Marcel Moyse: Voice of the Flute

Drawing on five years of research and well over 100 interviews with students colleagues and family members of flutist Marcel Moyse author McCutchan distills a truthful vital portrait of this charismatic complex and sometimes puzzling man.
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Ann McCutchan7 Sep 2013$29.95

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The Composer-Pianists: Hamelin and The Eight by Robert Rimm
The Composer-Pianists: Hamelin and The Eight

In ÊThe Composer-Pianists: Hamelin and The EightÊ Robert Rimm writes about eight legendary enigmatic and interrelated composer-pi