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    Shall We Play That One Together? The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland by Paul de Barros    Thomas Ad?s: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service by Thomas Ad?s & Tom Service    Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story by Leon Hendrix & Adam Mitchell    Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks by Ronin Ro    Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fari?a, and Richard Fari?a by David Hajdu    When Giants Walked the Earth: A Biography of Led Zeppelin by Mick Wall    Soul Mining: A Musical Life by Daniel Lanois    Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life by John Adams    Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff    Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer by Chris Salewicz    Instamatic Karma: Photographs of John Lennon by May Pang    A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein by Lisa Rogak    One Train Later: A Memoir by Andy Summers    Ozzy Knows Best: The Amazing Story of Ozzy Osbourne, from Heavy Metal Madness to Father of the Year on MTV's "The Osbournes" by Chris Nickson    Sisqo: The Man Behind the Thong by Leah Furman    LFO: Lyte Funkie Ones: Lyte Funkie Ones by Elina Furman & Leah Furman    Enrique Iglesias: An Unauthorized Biography by Elina Furman & Leah Furman    Ricky Martin by Elina Furman    Lauryn Hill: She's Got That Thing by Chris Nickson    Keith: Standing in the Shadows by Stanley Booth    Never Fade Away: The Kurt Cobain Story by Dave Thompson    Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George Harrison by Marc Shapiro    Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson by Randall Sullivan    Jan?cek's Eternal Love by George M. Cummins III    Erich Graf - Musician, Flutist, Advocate - A Memoir by Erich Graf    Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music by Will Romano    Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Underground by Rob Jovanovic    After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye & David Ritz    101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor    101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor    101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor    101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor    1001 Amazing Facts about The Best Bands - Volume 1: 5SOS, 1D, The Vamps, Fifth Harmony, The Saturdays, Arctic Monkeys, Busted, M by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor    Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored by John Lydon    Well-Tempered Woodwinds: Friedrich von Huene and the Making of Early Music in a New World by Geoffrey Burgess    Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler by Oliver Hilmes    Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap by Brad "Scarface" Jordan & Benjamin Meadows Ingram    You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. Gataletto    Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie by Sean Egan    Words Without Music: A Memoir by Philip Glass    Bé la Bartó k by David Cooper    I've Been Out There: On the Road with Legends of Rock 'n' Roll by Grady Gaines    Comfort from a Country Quilt: Finding New Inspiration and Strength in Old-Fashioned Values by Reba Mcentire    Born to Drum: The Truth About the World's Greatest Drummers - from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl by Tony Barrell    Miracles for Breakfast: How Faith Helped Me Kick My Addictions by Danny Brooks    I Am My Father's Son: A Memoir of Love and Forgiveness by Dan Hill    Tell the Truth Until They Bleed by Josh Alan Friedman    Rhythm Makers: The Drumming Legends of Nashville in Their Own Words by Tony Artimisi    Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music (Enhanced Edition) by Barry Mazor    Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd by Mark Ribowsky
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Shall We Play That One Together? The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland

Shall We Play That One Together? The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland by Paul de BarrosIn a world dominated by men, Marian McPartland distinguished herself as one of the greatest jazz pianists of her age

Born in the UK as Margaret Marian Turner, Marian McPartland learned to play classical piano, but was passionately attracted to the rhythms

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Thomas Ad?s: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service

Thomas Ad?s: Full of Noises: Conversations with Tom Service by Thomas Ad?s & Tom Service

Composer, conductor, and pianist, Thomas Ad?s is one of the most diversely talented musical figures of his generation. His music is performed by great opera companies, symphony orchestras, chamber groups, and music festivals throughout the world. But

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Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story

Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story by Leon Hendrix & Adam Mitchell

More than forty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix--recently named the greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine--continues to inspire fans of rock music. Many have written about Hendrix's life and music, but Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's

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Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks

Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks by Ronin Ro

A fascinating, authoritative biography of one of the most commercial, controversial, and influential musicians of all time



In his three decades-long of recording, Prince has had nearly thirty albums hit the Billboard Top 100. He is the

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Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fari?a, and Richard Fari?a

Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fari?a, and Richard Fari?a by David Hajdu

The story of how four young bohemians on the make - Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez, and Richard Farina - converged in Greenwich Village, fell into love, and invented a sound and a style that are one of the most lasting legacies of the 1960s


When Bob

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When Giants Walked the Earth: A Biography of Led Zeppelin

When Giants Walked the Earth: A Biography of Led Zeppelin by Mick Wall

The first significant fresh reporting on the legendary band in twenty years, built on interviews with all surviving band members and revealing a never-before-seen side of the genius and debauchery that defined their heyday.

Veteran rock journalist Mick

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Soul Mining: A Musical Life

Soul Mining: A Musical Life by Daniel Lanois

Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, U2, Peter Gabriel, and the Neville Brothers all have something in common: some of their best albums were produced by Daniel Lanois. A French-speaking kid from Canada, Lanois was driven by his innate curiosity

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Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life

Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life by John Adams

John Adams is one of the most respected and loved of contemporary composers, and "he has won his eminence fair and square: he has aimed high, he has addressed life as it is lived now, and he has found a language that makes sense to a wide audience" (Alex

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Coltrane: The Story of a Sound

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff

John Coltrane left an indelible mark on the world, but what was the essence of his achievement that makes him so prized forty years after his death? What were the factors that helped Coltrane become who he was? And what would a John Coltrane look like

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Ben Ratliff15 May 2015$19.99

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Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer

Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer by Chris Salewicz

The Clash was--and still is--one of the most important groups of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Indebted to rockabilly, reggae, Memphis soul, cowboy justice, and '60s protest, the overtly political band railed against war, racism, and a dead-end economy,

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Instamatic Karma: Photographs of John Lennon

Instamatic Karma: Photographs of John Lennon by May Pang

"There were times I was a bit reticent in taking out my camera, like when some 'old friends' stopped by to hang out. I didn't want to intrude on these moments, but John insisted. He felt that I captured him in ways that no one else did because of his

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A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein

A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein by Lisa Rogak

The first-ever biography of the one-of-kind author who created The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic

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One Train Later: A Memoir

One Train Later: A Memoir by Andy Summers

"The train jerks to a halt, and as I get out at Oxford Circus, Stewart gets out with me. We look at each other, laugh, and make the standard remark about it being a small world. But this is the brilliant collision, one train later and it might all have

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Ozzy Knows Best: The Amazing Story of Ozzy Osbourne, from Heavy Metal Madness to Father of the Year on MTV's "The Osbournes"

Ozzy Knows Best: The Amazing Story of Ozzy Osbourne, from Heavy Metal Madness to Father of the Year on MTV's "The Osbournes" by Chris Nickson

Always outrageous but equally compelling, Ozzy Knows Best is THE book to have on Ozzy, MTV's The Osbournes, and everything in between.


Meet the Osbournes: children Kelly and Jack, mother Sharon, and the father, none other than Godfather of Metal

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Sisqo: The Man Behind the Thong

Sisqo: The Man Behind the Thong by Leah FurmanThis stunning biography of Sisqo follows "The Man Behind the Thong's" life and career. Sisqo broke into the music scene with his top five album, Unleash The Dragon and never before has the music scene been faced with such a dynamic cross-over artist.
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Leah Furman10 May 2015$8.99

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LFO: Lyte Funkie Ones: Lyte Funkie Ones

LFO: Lyte Funkie Ones: Lyte Funkie Ones by Elina Furman & Leah FurmanGet the 411 on LFO! With a unique rap/pop/hip-hop sound and scorching good looks, these three guys are definitely on their way up. Now, find out all the funkie facts about your fave band, including what it's like on the raod (and opening for the Backstreet
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Enrique Iglesias: An Unauthorized Biography

Enrique Iglesias: An Unauthorized Biography by Elina Furman & Leah FurmanSon of the Latin singing legend Julio Iglesias, Enrique has his own sexy style and his own kind of sound. Born in Spain, he's hit the charts big time and captured hearts around the world. But Enrique is more than just a major hottie-he's got the talent
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Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin by Elina FurmanSmart, sexy, and soulful, Ricky Martin is more than a pop star. He's an accomplished actor and Grammy-award-winning singer who takes himself and his music seriously. Immensely talented, he started out young, acting in commercials at the age of six, and
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Elina Furman9 May 2015$8.99

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Lauryn Hill: She's Got That Thing

Lauryn Hill: She's Got That Thing by Chris NicksonLauryn Hill: She's Got That Thing is an engaging look at the life of the musician who was originally raised in South Orange, N.J. Author Chris Nickson shares with fans how Hill created the Fugees with Prakazrel Michel and Wyclef Jean and developed a
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Keith: Standing in the Shadows

Keith: Standing in the Shadows by Stanley BoothKeith is the biography of Keith Richards, written by one of his old friends, Stanley Booth. Drawing on extensive, in-depth interviews, the book explores Richards' relationship with Mick Jagger and the Stones, his views on his evolving craft, his experiences
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Never Fade Away: The Kurt Cobain Story

Never Fade Away: The Kurt Cobain Story by Dave Thompson

Never Fade Away is Dave Thompson's inside look at the life of one of the most thought-provoking men of all time - Kurt Cobain. Examining an artisitic genius who was light years ahead of his time, this is an unfailing account of Nirvana's rise and Cobain

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Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George Harrison

Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George Harrison by Marc Shapiro

Shrouded in a sea of mystery, the elusive George Harrison has long been the most private and enigmatic member of the Beatles. From his hard knock childhood in Liverpool to his ascendance into rock infamy, George Harrison's life has been a torpid ride

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Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson

Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson by Randall Sullivan"A dishy Michael Jackson biography that makes the exhaustively covered King of Pop fascinating all over again."—People

“The first deep-dive narrative by a veteran journalist covering the King of Pop's convoluted final years on earth . . .

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Jan?cek's Eternal Love

Jan?cek's Eternal Love by George M. Cummins III

In the last decade of his life, starting when he was a sixty-two-year old curmudgeon in a backwater Slavic country, Czech composer Leoš Janá?ek produced operas and chamber music that would stun the music world, one masterpiece on top of another.

In

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Erich Graf - Musician, Flutist, Advocate - A Memoir

Erich Graf - Musician, Flutist, Advocate - A Memoir by Erich GrafThis memoir chronicles Erich Graf's life as a musician, flutist and musicians' advocate. His career has comprised a combination of 10 years as a student and free-lance flutist in New York City (seven years as member of the Aeolian Chamber Players), 35
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Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music

Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music by Will RomanoGeneral Reference
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Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Underground

Seeing the Light: Inside the Velvet Underground by Rob Jovanovic

With exclusive new interviews from the band, this is a captivating account of one of the most influential groups in rock history.

Brian Eno famously said "the first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed

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After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye

After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye & David Ritz

A riveting cautionary tale about the ecstasy and dangers of loving Marvin Gaye, a performer passionately pursued by all—and a searing memoir of drugs, sex, and old school R&B from the wife of legendary soul icon Marvin Gaye.

After her seventeenth

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101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson

101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's most dedicated Simpsonizer? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the heartthrob singer-songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Cody Simpson, from his
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Jack Goldstein &
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101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson

101 Amazing Facts about Cody Simpson by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's most dedicated Simpsonizer? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the heartthrob singer-songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Cody Simpson, from his
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101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone

101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Mahomie? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the heartthrob and singer-songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Austin, from his childhood to
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101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone

101 Amazing Facts about Austin Mahone by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Mahomie? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the heartthrob and singer-songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Austin, from his childhood to
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1001 Amazing Facts about The Best Bands - Volume 1: 5SOS, 1D, The Vamps, Fifth Harmony, The Saturdays, Arctic Monkeys, Busted, M

1001 Amazing Facts about The Best Bands - Volume 1: 5SOS, 1D, The Vamps, Fifth Harmony, The Saturdays, Arctic Monkeys, Busted, M by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you a fan of 5 Seconds of Summer, One Direction, The Vamps and other similar bands? Do you want to know all the inside info on your favourite music acts, from how they first got together to their relationships, likes, dislikes and interesting facts
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Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored by John Lydon

From the legendary frontman of the Sex Pistols, comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words.

John Lydon is an icon—one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he

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Well-Tempered Woodwinds: Friedrich von Huene and the Making of Early Music in a New World

Well-Tempered Woodwinds: Friedrich von Huene and the Making of Early Music in a New World by Geoffrey BurgessFriedrich von Huene (1928- ) is arguably the most important manufacturer of historical woodwinds in the 20th century. Since he began making recorders in 1958, von Huene has exerted a strong influence on the craft of building woodwind instruments and on
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Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler

Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler by Oliver HilmesThe fascinating life and times of the one and only Alma Mahler
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Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap

Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap by Brad "Scarface" Jordan & Benjamin Meadows Ingram

From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. 
Scarface

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You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World

You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. GatalettoThe autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie

Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie by Sean EganBowie on Bowie presents some of the best interviews David Bowie has granted in his near five-decade career. Each featured interview traces a new step in his unique journey, successively freezing him in time in all of his various incarnations, from a young
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Words Without Music: A Memoir

Words Without Music: A Memoir by Philip Glass

The long-awaited memoir by "the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers" (New York Times).

A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-twentieth-century

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Bé la Bartó k

Bé la Bartó k by David Cooper"This deeply researched biography of Béla Bartók (1881-1945) provides a more comprehensive view of the innovative Hungarian musician than ever before. David Cooper traces Bartók's international career as an ardent ethno-musicologist and composer, teacher,
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I've Been Out There: On the Road with Legends of Rock 'n' Roll

I've Been Out There: On the Road with Legends of Rock 'n' Roll by Grady GainesIn the 1950s, as the leader of the Upsetters, the original backing band for rock pioneer Little Richard, Grady Gaines first exposed the music world to his unique brand of "honkin'," bombastic, attitude-drenched saxophone playing.

In the years that followed,
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Comfort from a Country Quilt: Finding New Inspiration and Strength in Old-Fashioned Values

Comfort from a Country Quilt: Finding New Inspiration and Strength in Old-Fashioned Values by Reba McentireThe New York Times Bestseller That Reads Like a Back-Porch Conversation with Reba!

In a dazzling career, Reba McEntire has become a true country superstar--and a trailblazing businesswoman with her own multimedia entertainment corporation. Yet she is

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Born to Drum: The Truth About the World's Greatest Drummers - from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl

Born to Drum: The Truth About the World's Greatest Drummers - from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl by Tony Barrell

The pulse of rock 'n' roll—the drummer—finally gets its due in this unique, all-encompassing inside look at the culture and history of drumming

Beating the hell out of a drum kit is hard, sweaty, demanding work. Yet instead of being showered

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Miracles for Breakfast: How Faith Helped Me Kick My Addictions

Miracles for Breakfast: How Faith Helped Me Kick My Addictions by Danny Brooks

Danny Brooks grew up in in rougher area of Toronto. In his early teens he found he had a passion for music, especially the blues and rock 'n' roll. Danny's been on the road for almost 40 years and for much of that time was addicted to drugs and alcohol

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I Am My Father's Son: A Memoir of Love and Forgiveness

I Am My Father's Son: A Memoir of Love and Forgiveness by Dan Hill

In this deeply moving memoir, one of Canada's most respected singer-songwriters traces his difficult, often tumultuous relationship with his father. From the time Dan Hill picked up a guitar at age 11, he tried to win the approval of Daniel Hill Sr.,

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Tell the Truth Until They Bleed

Tell the Truth Until They Bleed by Josh Alan Friedman"Josh Alan Friedman has chops like a wolf. The French had a phrase for his tropism for the seedy, the gutter, the outcasts: nostalgie de la boue. This book deserves wide attention." --Jerry Wexler, co-founder of Atlantic Records "A can't-put-it-down rock
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Rhythm Makers: The Drumming Legends of Nashville in Their Own Words

Rhythm Makers: The Drumming Legends of Nashville in Their Own Words by Tony ArtimisiIn Rhythm Makers: The Legendary Drummers of Nashville in Their Own Words, Tony Artimisi documents through extensive interviews the work of some of the most influential drum kit players in popular music today, opening a window onto one of the most
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Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music (Enhanced Edition)

Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music (Enhanced Edition) by Barry MazorThis enhanced e-book includes 49 of the greatest songs Ralph Peer was involved with, from groundbreaking numbers that changed the history of recorded music to revelatory obscurities, all linked to the text so that the reader can hear the music while reading
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Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd by Mark RibowskyThis intimate story of Lynyrd Skynyrd tells of how a band of lost souls and self-destructive misfits with uncertain artistic objectives clawed their way to the top of the rock 'n' roll world. Based on interviews with surviving band members, Whiskey
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Lalla

Lalla by Stu Stevens

Lalla Bond was a wild, untamed vagabond of a man who lived in the mining village of Annesley in Nottinghamshire. He was a stoutly, independent spirit whose lifestyle was total nonconformity. Lalla's bizarre lifestyle surprisingly included literature and

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Reel to Real by Reel

Reel to Real by Reel by Chris CallawayBooks that blend explorations of pop music with a coming-of-age memoir have become bestsellers for authors like Nick Hornby and Chuck Klosterman. I take the concept one step further in my proposed book, "Reel to Real by Reel," which features uncut interviews--collected
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Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul

Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart CosgroveThe Epic Story of Motown and Detroit's Independent Soul Music Scene It's January 1967-and one of the worst snowstorms in decades is blanketing Detroit, Michigan. Berry Gordy, owner of Motown Records, is trapped in his home, unable to do anything about
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Shots

Shots by Don WalkerThis extraordinary memoir begins with Don Walker's early life in rural Australia and goes up to the late '80s. In mesmerising prose, Walker evokes childhood and youth, wild times in the '70s, life on the road and in Kings Cross, music-making and much more.
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So This is Permanence: Lyrics and Notebooks

So This is Permanence: Lyrics and Notebooks by Ian CurtisSo This Is Permanence presents the intensely personal writings of one of the most enigmatic and influential songwriters and performers of the late twentieth century, Joy Division's Ian Curtis.

The fact of the band's relatively few releases belies the

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Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic, and Musical Patriot

Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic, and Musical Patriot by Paul WattThis is the first scholarly work to document the musical contribution of Joseph Holbrooke, one of Britain's most controversial composers during the first half of the twentieth century. Paul Watt and Anne-Marie Forbes have gathered a team of scholars
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Mellencamp: American Troubadour

Mellencamp: American Troubadour by David Masciotra

Throughout his prolific career, John Mellencamp has performed more than twenty Top 40 hits, has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hits like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," and "Cherry

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Johanna Beyer

Johanna Beyer by Amy C. BealPortrait of an innovative woman artist who believed that "the heart and the brain should go hand in hand"
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Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Girl in a Band: A Memoir by Kim Gordon

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll,

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Footprints: The Life and Work of Wayne Shorter

Footprints: The Life and Work of Wayne Shorter by Michelle MercerSaxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter has not only left his footprints on our musical terrain, he has created a body of work that is a monument to artistic imagination. Throughout Shorter's extraordinary fifty-year career, his compositions have helped
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101 Amazing Facts about Ariana Grande

101 Amazing Facts about Ariana Grande by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Ariana Grande fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the actress, singer and songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Ariana, from her childhood
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101 Amazing Facts about Ariana Grande

101 Amazing Facts about Ariana Grande by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Ariana Grande fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the actress, singer and songwriter? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about Ariana, from her childhood
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101 Amazing Facts about Sam Smith

101 Amazing Facts about Sam Smith by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Sam Smith fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about one of the world's greatest singer-songwriters of modern times? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about
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101 Amazing Facts about Sam Smith

101 Amazing Facts about Sam Smith by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Sam Smith fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about one of the world's greatest singer-songwriters of modern times? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts about
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John Prine: In Spite of Himself

John Prine: In Spite of Himself by Eddie HuffmanWith a range that spans the lyrical, heartfelt songs " Angel from Montgomery," " Sam Stone," and " Paradise" to the classic country music parody " You Never Even Called Me by My Name," John Prine is a songwriter's songwriter. Across five decades, Prine
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Thirty Years' Musical Recollections

Thirty Years' Musical Recollections by E. NewmanThirty Years' Musical Recollections, first published in 1862, is a year-by-year commentary on the European operas, ballets, singers and dancers popular in London from 1830 to 1859. Its author was music critic of The Athaneum for over thirty years and also
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GI Jive: An Army Bandsman in World War II

GI Jive: An Army Bandsman in World War II by Frank F. MathiasFrank Mathias was a teenager in a small town when the draft swept him into the army and then halfway around the world to the jungles of the South Pacific. He served in the huge invasion force in the Battle of Manila, the deadliest single battle of the
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Swing It! The Andrews Sisters Story

Swing It! The Andrews Sisters Story by John Sforza

In the years before and after World War II, there were no bigger voices than those of the Andrews Sisters. Maxene, LaVerne, and Patty charted more top ten Billboard hits than Elvis or the Beatles and went on to become the top-selling female vocal group

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Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford

Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford by R. Gerald Alvey

Dulcimer making has long been considered an art. The exquisite design is also functional, and the best instruments sound as beautiful as they look. Homer Ledford, a legend among dulcimer makers, is known for his innovative but traditional craftsmanship.

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Minstrel of the Appalachians: The Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Minstrel of the Appalachians: The Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford by Loyal JonesIt is said that Bascom Lamar Lunsford would "cross hell on a rotten rail to get a folk song" -- his Southern highlands folk-song compilations now constitute one of the largest collections of its kind in the Library of Congress -- but he did much more than
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Loyal Jones21 Jan 2015$25.00

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It's the Cowboy Way! The Amazing True Adventures of Riders In The Sky

It's the Cowboy Way! The Amazing True Adventures of Riders In The Sky by Don Cusic

It's the Cowboy Way! tells the full story of the amazing true adventures of group members Ranger Doug, Woody Paul, Too Slim, and Joey "The CowPolka King" for the first time, from their first gigs at "Herr Harry's Phranks 'N' Steins," in Nashville, to

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My Side of Life: The Autobiography

My Side of Life: The Autobiography by Shane Filan

As a lead singer of Westlife, one of the most successful pop acts of all time, Shane Filan was on top of the world. Together with the band, he achieved an incredible 14 No.1 singles (a record beaten only by the Beatles) sold 44 million records and was

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Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm

Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm by Jan Reid & Shawn SahmDoug Sahm was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist of legendary range and reputation. The first American musician to capitalize on the 1960s British invasion, Sahm vaulted to international fame leading a faux-British band called the Sir Douglas Quintet,
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Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession

Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession by Ian Bostridge

An exploration of the world's most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes—literary, historical, psychological—that weave through the twenty-four

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The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song

The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song by Ben YagodaMore information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Hell-Bent For Music: The Life of Pee Wee King

Hell-Bent For Music: The Life of Pee Wee King by Wade Hall

Pee Wee King's birth on February 18, 1914, into a Milwaukee working-class Polish family named Kuczynski was hardly an indicator that he would grow up to become a pioneer and superstar of country and western music. Certainly no one in the Polish-German

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Little Book of Cliff Richard

Little Book of Cliff Richard by Mike ReadCliff Richard has been a muscial icon for 5 decades, and this Little Book will be released to help celebrate his 70th birthday in October. 250 million record sales later - Cliff still continues to delight his fans with new music and spectacular live performances.
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The Pavarotti Story

The Pavarotti Story by Guy CavillOver the course of his career, Pavarotti never lost his enthusiasm for performing, and he devoted his last years to singing for charities and humanitarian causes - until sudden ill-health made it impossible for him to continue to appear on stage.
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John Lennon Story

John Lennon Story by Guy CavillJohn Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9th October 1940 - 8th December 1980) rose to world-wide fame as one of the founding members of the Beatles, and together with Paul McCartney formed one of the most successful song writing partnerships of the 20th century.
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Guy Cavill12 Jan 2015$2.90

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Jimi Hendrix Story

Jimi Hendrix Story by Guy CavillJimi Hendrix is regarded by many to have been the greatest of all rock guitarists. The 40th anniversary of his death on the 18th October reminded us all that in all these years no other guitarist has come along in the way that Hendrix had to defy musical
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Cliff Richard Story

Cliff Richard Story by Mike ReadCliff Richard has been a muscial icon for 5 decades, and this eBook has been released to help celebrate his 70th birthday last October. 250 million record sales later - Cliff still continues to delight his fans with new music and spectacular live performances.
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101 Amazing Facts about Fifth Harmony

101 Amazing Facts about Fifth Harmony by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's most dedicated Harmonizer? Do you know more about Fifth Harmony than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the girls who have taken the world by storm? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained
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101 Amazing Facts about Fifth Harmony

101 Amazing Facts about Fifth Harmony by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's most dedicated Harmonizer? Do you know more about Fifth Harmony than any other fan? Or do you want to discover some fantastic information about the girls who have taken the world by storm? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained
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Strange Way to Live: A Story of Rock 'n' Roll Resurrection

Strange Way to Live: A Story of Rock 'n' Roll Resurrection by Carl DixonCarl Dixon takes readers along on his wild journey through the golden days of Canadian rock, from early days with upstarts Coney Hatch to dizzying success with The Guess Who and April Wine. Strange Way to Live fuses rock-and-roll memoir and the comeback
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Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin

Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin by Dave Thompson(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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Dave Thompson14 Dec 2014$27.99

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Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe

Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe by Tara MurthaJuly, 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

Owain Arwel Hughes: My Life in Music by Owain Arwel HughesOwain 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

Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters by Hank Bordowitz

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

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

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

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia by Adam LernerMark 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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Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson

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

Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014) by Paul Brannigan & Ian WinwoodThe 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)

Guitar Gods in Beds. (Bedfordshire: A Heavenly County) by Mike BuchananMike 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

The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again by John T. DavisA 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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The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones

The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones by Stanley Booth

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

Harry Partch, Hobo Composer by S. Andrew GranadeDuring 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

Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge by Hans Bunge & Hanns EislerThe 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

Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul by Ann MerivaleDuring 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

Who Killed Mister Moonlight? Bauhaus, Black Magick, and Benediction by David J. Haskins(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

Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me by Yamma Brown & Robin Gaby Fisher

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

Benson: The Autobiography by George BensonThe much-awaited story of celebrated singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist George Benson, with a foreword by Bill Cosby.
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Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black

Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black by C. Eric BanisterGeneral Reference
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Aaron Jay Kernis

Aaron Jay Kernis by Leta E. MillerThe first full-length biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer
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Say It Loud! The Life of James Brown, Soul Brother No. 1

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

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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Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story

Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story by Randi L. MassingillHey! 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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Claude Vivier: A Composer's Life

Claude Vivier: A Composer's Life by Bob GilmoreClaude 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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The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life

The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life by David RevillJohn 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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Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist

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

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Diana Ross: A Biography

Diana Ross: A Biography by J. Randy TaraborelliThere 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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Bob Dylan: The Biography

Bob Dylan: The Biography by Dennis Mcdougal

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

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With the Beatles

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Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story

Gods of the Hammer: The Teenage Head Story by Geoff Pevere

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

I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales by ToddThis collection takes readers on a tour through one of the most inventive and idiosyncratic minds at work today.
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The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir

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Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records

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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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The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz

The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz by Cary Ginell(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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Back in from the Anger

Back in from the Anger by Roger Lucey

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!

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

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

Tinman Too: A Life Explored by David Cope

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

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I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story

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

The Perfect Song: The True Story of Arthur Lee Crume, Sr. of the Soul Stirrers by Donna J. Bosn

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

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

Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography by Kevin DoddsIn 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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Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ronnie Van Zant, and Me ... Gene Odom

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Mahler Re-Composed

Mahler Re-Composed by George M. Cummins IIIIn 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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A Memoir of Toru Takemitsu

A Memoir of Toru Takemitsu by Asaka 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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Without the King's Consent: "Tell Me Pretty Baby"

Without the King's Consent: "Tell Me Pretty Baby" by Andrew Jackson & Frederick AllenAugust 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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18 / 18

18 / 18 by Alton Le Roy NelsonThe 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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Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy

Lost Genius: The Curious and Tragic Story of an Extraordinary Musical Prodigy by Kevin Bazzana
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Thomas Ekundayo Phillips: The Doyen of Nigerian Church Music

Thomas Ekundayo Phillips: The Doyen of Nigerian Church Music by Godwin SadohThe 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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Tinman: A Life Explored

Tinman: A Life Explored by David CopeOffering 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

Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd by Mark Blake
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Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue

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

Rat Girl: A Memoir by Kristin HershThe 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

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

Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream by Neil Young"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

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

Composed: A Memoir by Rosanne Cash"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

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

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

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

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Mozart: A Life

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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

Jim Morrison: LIfe, Death, Legend by Stephen DavisAs 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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The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart

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Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley

Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley by Jerry Schilling & Chuck CrisafulliCommemorating 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

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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

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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

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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

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

Chasing the Sun by Juanes"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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Five against One

Five against One by Kim NeelyMore 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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Society's Child: My Autobiography

Society's Child: My Autobiography by Janis IanJanis 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

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The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer by Renee FlemingThe 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

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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

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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

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

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

Autobiography by MorrisseyAutobiography 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

Adele: The Biography by Chas Newkey-BurdenAdele'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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Bound for Glory

Bound for Glory by Woody GuthrieFirst 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

It Looked So Good In the Window by Sid CooperOne 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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Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

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

"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

Rumours of Glory: A Memoir by Bruce Cockburn

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

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

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

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"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

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"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

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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

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The Who's Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper's Billion
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Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure

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

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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Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years

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

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

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

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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Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life

Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life by Graham Nash

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

Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of Americ an Soul by Craig WernerIn 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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What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years

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

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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Rod: The Autobiography

Rod: The Autobiography by Rod Stewart

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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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir

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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

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Billie Holiday's life is inseparable

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True Brit: The Story of Singing Sensation Britney Spears

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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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Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington

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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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Letters

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Louis Armstrong

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

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

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Later, when he started Buffalo Springfield with Neil Young and Stephen Stills, it seemed Furay's destiny had finally arrived.
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Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra

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I Got Your Back: A Father and Son Keep It Real About Love, Fatherhood, Family, and Friendship

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Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell

Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell by Tom BowerFor 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

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They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr,
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Bringing Metal to the Children: The Complete Berserker's Guide to World Tour Domination

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

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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A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor

A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor by Caroline StoessingerThe 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

In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran by John TaylorWith 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

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

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Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

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"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

Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed by Paul Trynka"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

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Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny

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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

Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music by Judy CollinsA 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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Chasin the Trane

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Trane was a giant of

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Slash

Slash by Slash & Anthony Bozza

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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Seventeen Famous Operas

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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

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Dream Weaver: A Memoir Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison

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

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Cole Porter

Cole Porter by William McbrienIn 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

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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

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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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Franz Liszt, Volume 1: The Virtuoso Years: 1811-1847

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Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

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More than
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Chopin's Funeral

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

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Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll

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From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of

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On the Road with Janis Joplin

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Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

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

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Galadrielle Allman went to her first concert as an infant in diapers, held in her teenage mother's arms.
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Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

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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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Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing

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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars by Neil YoungNeil 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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Clapton: The Autobiography

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

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In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Junior

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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s

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As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney
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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono

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Running with Monsters: A Memoir

Running with Monsters: A Memoir by Bob Forrest & Michael Albo

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.

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington by Terry TeachoutA 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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A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead

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

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 SlichterA 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

Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971 by Stephen WalshThis, 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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Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . .

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

Shakey: Neil Young's Biography by Jimmy McdonoughNeil 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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The Memory of All That

The Memory of All That by Katharine WeberThe 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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Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West

Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West by William McKeenTrue 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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The Portable Henry Rollins

The Portable Henry Rollins by Henry RollinsHenry 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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Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin by Myra FriedmanElectrifying, 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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Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer

Portrait of Johnny: The Life of John Herndon Mercer by Gene LeesAn 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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Billy Joel

Billy Joel by Fred SchruersThe 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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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock by Gene Odom & Frank DormanThe 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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Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones

Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones by Quincy JonesMusician, 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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Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved

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

Kiss and Make-Up by Gene SimmonsYou 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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Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones

Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones by Stephen DavisThe 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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Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God

Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God by Russell SimmonsRussell 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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The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music

The Truth Is ...: My Life in Love and Music by Laura Morton & Melissa Etheridgeln 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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101 Amazing Facts about Lorde

101 Amazing Facts about Lorde by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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101 Amazing Facts about Lorde

101 Amazing Facts about Lorde by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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 &
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101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3

101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3 by Jack GoldsteinAre 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

101 Amazing Facts about Emblem3 by Jack GoldsteinAre 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 Cher Lloyd

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

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

Aspects of My Life: Selected Images by Sam Zebba

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

Franz Schubert and His World by Christopher H. Gibbs

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

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

Paul Simon: An American Tune by Cornel BoncaIn 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

Discovering Michael: A surprising journey into Michael Jackson's soul, his art and the mysteries of his life and death by Emma MelloneWho 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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The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music

The Band: Pioneers of Americana Music by Craig HarrisThe 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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The Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked and Beyond

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

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

Nikolay Myaskovsky: The Conscience of Russian Music by Gregor TassieGregor 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

When We Were the Boys: Coming of Age on Rod Stewart's Out of Order Tour by Stevie Salas & Robert YehlingThis 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

Softly, With Feeling: Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music by Edward Berger

"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

Lydia Thompson: Queen of Burlesque: Queen of Burlesque by Kurt GanzlFirst Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Merle Haggard: The Running Kind

Merle Haggard: The Running Kind by David CantwellMerle 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

Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin' Hopkins by Timothy J. O'Brien & David EnsmingerIn 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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Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown

Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown by David MenconiBefore 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

Dwight Yoakam: A Thousand Miles from Nowhere by Don McLeeseFrom 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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The Train in the Night: A Story of Music and Loss

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

Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev by Simon Morrison

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

Jazz Child: A Portrait of Sheila Jordan by Ellen JohnsonJazz 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

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

The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story by Gregg AkkermanIn 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

Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll by Joe Oestreich

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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Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story

Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story by Wayne Everett GoinsThe life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures
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Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found

Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost and Found by Joe BonomoA 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

Song and Circumstance: The Work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the Present by Sytze SteenstraThis 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

Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll by David KirbyA 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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Portraits in Jazz: 80 Profiles of Jazz Legends, Renegades and Revolutionaries

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

Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician by Allen ShawnLeonard 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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My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura to Soulfly and Beyond: The Autobiography

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

Harold Jones by Gil Jacobs & Joe AgroThe 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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Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen by 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

What's Exactly the Matter with Me? Memoirs of a Life in Music by P. F. Sloan & S. E. Feinberg(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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Mad Music: Charles Ives, the Nostalgic Rebel

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The Kelly Khumalo Story

The Kelly Khumalo Story by Melinda Ferguson & Sarah SetlaeloKelly 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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Max Steiner: Composing, Casablanca, and the Golden Age of Film Music

Max Steiner: Composing, Casablanca, and the Golden Age of Film Music by Peter WegeleThis 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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You Don't Cry Out Loud: The Lily Isaacs Story

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

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

Lifting My Voice: A Memoir by Barbara Hendricks

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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101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys

101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer

101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer by Jack GoldsteinAre 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

Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone by Johnny Ramone
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William B. Gill: From the Goldfields to Broadway

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

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Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Important Band of the 1990s

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Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Mary Rose Scinto
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101 Amazing Facts about One Direction

101 Amazing Facts about One Direction by Frankie TaylorAre 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

101 Amazing Facts about One Direction by Frankie TaylorAre 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 5 Seconds of Summer

101 Amazing Facts about 5 Seconds of Summer by Jack GoldsteinAre 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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Jimi Hendrix FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Voodoo Child

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101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys

101 Amazing Facts about Arctic Monkeys by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole

101 Amazing Facts about Cheryl Cole by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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Rush FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Greatest Power Trio

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Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz, Updated Edition

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Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir

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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

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Stand Up Straight and Sing!

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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

Unsigned Unscene by John WinstanleySpearmint - "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

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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

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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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Gang of Four's Entertainment!

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Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story

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Secret Lives of Great Composers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters

Secret Lives of Great Composers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters by Elizabeth LundayTrue 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

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Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan

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The Beatles! The Inside Story Behind the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band

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The Walker Brothers: No Regrets

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Composers in the Classroom: A Bio-Bibliography of Composers at Conservatories, Colleges, and Universities in the United States

Composers in the Classroom: A Bio-Bibliography of Composers at Conservatories, Colleges, and Universities in the United States by James Michael FloydA 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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Street Player: My Chicago Story

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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

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Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man

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

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

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

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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Tom Jones: From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography

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Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter by Randy L. Schmidt

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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We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill: An Oral History

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

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All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music

All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music by Michael CorcoranFrom 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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Bonfire of Roadmaps

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

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On Some Faraway Beach: The Life and Times of Brian Eno

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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

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

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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Marvelous Melba: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Diva

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Menahem Pressler: Artistry in Piano Teaching

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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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Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir

Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir by Toni Braxton

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.

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

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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

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The Organ Works of Fela Sowande: Cultural Perspectives

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

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Intercultural Dimensions in Ayo Bankole's Music

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Pressing On: The Roni Stoneman Story

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P.S. I Love You: The Story of the Singing Hilltoppers

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High Notes and Low

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The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club

The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club by Peter Hook

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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Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays by Philip BrettPhilip 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

Maximum Clarity and Other Writings on Music by Ben JohnstonDescribed 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

Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time by Lorra GordonJazz 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

Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis by Gregory Davis & Les SussmanÊDark 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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Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective

Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective by Erik GreeneSam 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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Hooked on a Horn: Memoirs of a Recovered Musician

Hooked on a Horn: Memoirs of a Recovered Musician by Gene HullA 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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Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story

Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story by Sam Myers & Jeff HortonSam 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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Jerome Kern

Jerome Kern by Stephen BanfieldA 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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William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

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

A Composer's Notes by Jeffrey Dane"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

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

Chopin by J. Cuthbert HaddenFirst 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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Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits

Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits by Jay S. JacobsNewly 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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Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie

Hallo Spaceboy: The Rebirth of David Bowie by Dave ThompsonRiding 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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Sir Georg Solti

Sir Georg Solti by Paul E. RobinsonSolti 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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Louis Armstrong's New Orleans

Louis Armstrong's New Orleans by Thomas Brothers

"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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While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison

While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison by Simon LengFar 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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Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock by Sammy HagarSammy 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

My Friend Michael: An Ordinary Friendship with an Extraordinary Man by Frank CascioFrank 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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Got the Life: My Journey of Addiction, Faith, Recovery, and Korn

Got the Life: My Journey of Addiction, Faith, Recovery, and Korn by FieldyFrom 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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Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

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Save Me from Myself

Save Me from Myself by Brian Welch

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

My Cross to Bear by Gregg AllmanFor 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

The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson & Neil Strauss

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

Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook

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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Dreaming Out Loud: Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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)

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) 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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Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville

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

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

Robert Plant: A Life by Paul Rees

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

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

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

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

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

Face the Music: A Life Exposed by Paul Stanley

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

Who I Am by Pete TownshendFrom 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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Kansas City Lightning

Kansas City Lightning by Stanley Crouch

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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There Will Be Rainbows: A Biography of Rufus Wainwright

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

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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Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir

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

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Life and Times of Warren Zevon by Crystal 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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Raising Hell

Raising Hell by Ronin Ro

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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Band Boys

Band Boys by Kim Bruce Peyton

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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The Wagner Experience: and its meaning to us

The Wagner Experience: and its meaning to us by Paul Dawson-Bowling & Donald McintyrePeople 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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Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music

Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music by Mark MitchellAs 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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Voices in the Wilderness: Six American Neo-Romantic Composers

Voices in the Wilderness: Six American Neo-Romantic Composers by Walter SimmonsDespite 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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Music Makers: The Lives of Harry Freedman and Mary Morrison

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

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Oliver Jones

Oliver Jones by Marthe SansregretThe 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

The Maestro Speaks of his Musical Journey by Major Joe B. Williams OD ARCMThis 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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Pete Seeger In His Own Words

Pete Seeger In His Own Words by Pete SeegerLong 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

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Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

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Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

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The Forty Niners Chorus

The Forty Niners Chorus by Kristin J. McGuckinThe 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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A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim.

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

Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet by Kenneth MorganThis 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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Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do

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

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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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Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen

Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen by AlThe high-octane, no-holds-barred memoir by legendary godfather of industrial music—Al Jourgensen, the founder of Ministry
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Thomas Hastings

Thomas Hastings by Hermine Weigel WilliamsThomas 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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Tina Turner: Break Every Rule

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

Tina Turner: Break Every Rule by Mark BegoNew 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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The Daughter of the Maestro

The Daughter of the Maestro by Floria Paci ZaharoffBefore 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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First Legends of Disco: 40 Stars Discuss Their Careers in Classic Dance Music

First Legends of Disco: 40 Stars Discuss Their Careers in Classic Dance Music by James ArenaIn 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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Eric Clapton FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Slowhand

Eric Clapton FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Slowhand by David Bowling(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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Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison

Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison by John Kruth(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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Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall

Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall by Dave Thompson(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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Mr. B: The Music and Life of Billy Eckstine

Mr. B: The Music and Life of Billy Eckstine by Cary Ginell(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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Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell

Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell by Neil Daniels(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 Sedaka: Rock'n'Roll Survivor: The Inside Story of His Incredible Comeback

Neil Sedaka: Rock'n'Roll Survivor: The Inside Story of His Incredible Comeback by Rich Podolsky(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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Gary Barlow: Time to Shine: The Unauthorised Biography

Gary Barlow: Time to Shine: The Unauthorised Biography by Justin LewisGreat 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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Beethoven: The Music and the Life

Beethoven: The Music and the Life by Lewis Lockwood

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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Looking Back to See: A Country Music Memoir

Looking Back to See: A Country Music Memoir by Maxine BrownRevealing, entertaining window on the music of the '50s and '60s
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From Boulanger to Stockhausen: Interviews and a Memoir

From Boulanger to Stockhausen: Interviews and a Memoir by Bálint András VargaBálint 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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Dundurn Performing Arts Library Bundle - Musicians: Opening Windows / True Tales from the Mad, Mad, Mad World of Opera / Lois Ma

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 HamiltonClassical 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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Emeli Sandé: The Biography

Emeli Sandé: The Biography by David NolanThrust 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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Sax on the Streets: Confessions of an American Street Musician in Europe

Sax on the Streets: Confessions of an American Street Musician in Europe by Daniel J. GordonA 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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Josh White: Society Blues

Josh White: Society Blues by Elijah WaldFirst Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Peter Andre: The Biography

Peter Andre: The Biography by Louise FordAustralian 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

The Seeker King: A Spiritual Biography of Elvis Presley by Gary TilleryA 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

Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet by Phillip Crandall"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

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

An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh by Safford ChamberlainI>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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Learning to Sing

Learning to Sing by Clay Aiken

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

Aled Jones: My Story by Aled JonesAled 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

Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz by Joshua BerrettIn "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

101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears by Jack GoldsteinAre 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

101 Amazing Facts about Britney Spears by Jack GoldsteinAre 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

Lady Gaga: The Unauthorized Biography by Christian Guiltenane

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

101 Amazing Facts about Busted by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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Frankie Taylor
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The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars

The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars by Jimmi Mayes & V. C. Speek

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

Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism by Thomas Brothers

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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101 Amazing Facts about Busted

101 Amazing Facts about Busted by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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

101 Amazing Facts about Eminem by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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

101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne

101 Amazing Facts about Avril Lavigne by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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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101 Amazing Facts about Eminem

101 Amazing Facts about Eminem by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre 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!

Arrest the Music! by Tejumola OlaniyanA 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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Beethoven: The Man Revealed

Beethoven: The Man Revealed by John SuchetBeethoven 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

Classic Rock Revisited Vol. 1: Rock Icons & Metal Gods by Jeb WrightVol. 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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Jane's Addiction: in the Studio

Jane's Addiction: in the Studio by Jake BrownJane'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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Alice in Chains: in the Studio

Alice in Chains: in the Studio by Jake BrownAccording 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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An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx

An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx by Jake BrownTime 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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Bohemian Rhapsodies: True And Authorized Tales By Queen Fans & Celebrities

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

Gerald Finzi: His Life and Music by Diana McVeaghGerald 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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The Passion of Reggae and African Music

The Passion of Reggae and African Music by Joel SavageDrumming 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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Touched by Grace: My Time with Jeff Buckley

Touched by Grace: My Time with Jeff Buckley by Gary Lucas(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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Elvis Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King's Recorded Works

Elvis Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King's Recorded Works by Mike Eder(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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The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Greatest Jam Band in History

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

The Original Goober by Ruth White & James G. BuchananThe 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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Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story by Dave ThompsonFrom 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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Making Words Sing

Making Words Sing by Jonathan DunsbyWhat 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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High Times Hard Times

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

THE BLACK MOZART: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges by Walter , E. SmithLong 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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Cher: If You Believe

Cher: If You Believe by Mark BegoThis 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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Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens

Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens by Randy Poe & 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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Chopin - The Man and His Music

Chopin - The Man and His Music by James HunekerJames 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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Learning to Breathe Again: Choosing Life and Finding Hope After a Shattering Loss

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

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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Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift by Vicki OhlThe 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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Wagner and the Romantic Hero

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

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Céline Dion and René Angelil Library Bundle: Céline / René Angelil: The Making of Céline Dion

Céline Dion and René Angelil Library Bundle: Céline / René Angelil: The Making of Céline Dion by Jean Beaunoyer & Georges-Hebert Germain & Jean BeaulneThese 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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Friedelind Wagner: Richard Wagner's Rebellious Granddaughter

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

An Analytical Survey of the Fifteen Two-Part Inventions by J.S. Bach by Theodore O. JohnsonTo find out more information about Rowman & Littlefield titles please visit us at www.rowmanlittlefield.com.
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101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran

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101 Amazing Facts About Ed Sheeran

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Rene Angelil: The Making of Celine Dion: The Unauthorized Biography

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My Brother Benjamin

My Brother Benjamin by Beth Britten

'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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Britten

Britten by David MatthewsA uniquely personal and centenary-year biography by fellow composer, former assistant, and lifelong friend of Benjamin Britten, David Matthews.
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The Leonard Bernstein Letters

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Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith

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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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Willin': The Story of Little Feat

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The Organ Music of J. S. Bach

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Starting At Zero: His Own Story

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Serge Gainsbourg's Histoire de Melody Nelson

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Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop

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Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan & Dean Story

Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan & Dean Story by Mark Thomas Passmore
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Jascha Heifetz: Early Years in Russia

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Bruce Springsteen

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The Dream of an Idol

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Bound for America: Three British Composers

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music

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Messiaen Perspectives 1: Sources and Influences

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Don Messer

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Oscar Peterson: The Will to Swing

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What I Know 'Bout What I Know: The Musical Life of An Itinerant Banjo Player

What I Know 'Bout What I Know: The Musical Life of An Itinerant Banjo Player by Butch Robins
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Dixie Chicks: Down-Home and Backstage

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The Mayor of MacDougal Street [2013 edition]: A Memoir

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

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Portrait of Mendelssohn

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Björk: Wow and Flutter

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Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music

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The Musical World of Halim El-Dabh

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Pianists on Playing: Interviews with Twelve Concert Pianists

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More Than Words Can Say: The Ink Spots and Their Music

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Robert Johnson: Lost and Found

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Madonna: Blonde Ambition

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Quincy Jones: His Life in Music

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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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My Heart Is a Violin: REOWNED VIOLINIST/COMPOSER AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR

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The Beethoven Obsession

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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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Recombo DNA: The Story of Devo, or How the '60s Became the '80s

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Jug Fishing for Greazy and Other Brad Paisley Fishing Stories

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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.

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Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice

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Marcel Moyse: Voice of the Flute

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The Composer-Pianists: Hamelin and The Eight

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Beethoven: The First Biography

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Images: The Piano Music of Claude Debussy Paperback

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101 Amazing Marilyn Manson Facts

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Colonel Tom Parker: The Curious Life of Elvis Presley's Eccentric Manager

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Moondog

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Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker by Chuck HaddixA true portrait of the troubled jazz genius
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Learning to Listen: The Jazz Journey of Gary Burton: An Autobiography

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A Memoir: David Ruffin - My Temptation

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My Life as a Country Musician: Fifty Years of Clubs and Bar-Rooms

My Life as a Country Musician: Fifty Years of Clubs and Bar-Rooms by Tony Farr
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The Big Band Days: A Memoir and Source Book

The Big Band Days: A Memoir and Source Book by John "Jack" Behrens
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Ludwig van Beethoven: Famous Composer

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101 Amazing Union J Facts

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101 Amazing Facts About Rod Stewart

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101 Amazing Facts About Rod Stewart

101 Amazing Facts About Rod Stewart by Jack Goldstein & Frankie TaylorAre you the world's biggest Rod Stewart fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about one of the world's best-loved singers? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about how Rod got started in the
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Bette Midler: Still Divine

Bette Midler: Still Divine by Mark BegoThis biography of the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated redhead covers Bette's life and career from her childhood on Hawaii, her New York nightclub years, and her current career in Hollywood.
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Steady Steady: The Life and Music of Seaman Dan

Steady Steady: The Life and Music of Seaman Dan by Henry "Seaman" Dan & Karl Neuenfeldt

Replete with Seaman Dan's stories of his active and sometimes dangerous life in Queensland, Australia, as a boat captain and pearl diver, this memoir follows his fascinating life and later development as a professional singer and musician. From his birth

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Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture

Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture by Walter PitmanCanadian composer Louis Applebaum devoted his life to the cultural awakening of Canada.
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Ernst Krenek and the Politics of Musical Style

Ernst Krenek and the Politics of Musical Style by Peter TregearFocusing on Krenek's compositional path from the eclectic musical language of Jonny spielt auf to the austere twelve-tone technique of Karl V. Tregear provides an historical and critical context to this most historically significant period of
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Maria Callas: The Woman behind the Legend

Maria Callas: The Woman behind the Legend by Arianna HuffingtonLegendary soprano Maria Callas, whose singing was as sensational as her life, is the subject of this biography by author and columnist Huffington. Huffington tells of Callas' transformation from a shy, chubby girl into one of the greatest opera singers
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Memories of You: My life with Carl Edward Gardner, original lead singer of The Coasters

Memories of You: My life with Carl Edward Gardner, original lead singer of The Coasters by Veta GardnerMemories of You is a compilation of author Veta Gardner's recollections of her marriage with The Coaster's lead singer Carl Gardner. She tells of his early days struggling to be discovered as an artist, his successes, and their life together on the road
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Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography

Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography by Gary CarnerPepper Adams' Joy Road not only compiles the sessions and gigs of the greatest baritone saxophone soloist in history, but it's a fascinating overview of Adams' life and times through colorful interviews with Adams and other musicians.
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A Life in Music

A Life in Music by Daniel BarenboimA Life in Music reviews five decades of the rich and uniquely varied musical life of Daniel Barenboim. A child prodigy as a pianist and a virtuoso conductor of symphonies and opera, he has known and worked with many of the most distinguished and exciting
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Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Life and Times of Mozart¿s Librettist

Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Life and Times of Mozart¿s Librettist by Sheila HodgesThree of the greatest operas ever written---Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Così fan tutte---were the joint creations of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo da Ponte. Everyone knows about MozartÂ's beginnings as a prodigy and his pauperÂ's funeral.
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Ernst von Dohnányi

Ernst von Dohnányi by James A. GrymesErnst von Dohnanyi (1877-1960) was one of the most highly respected musicians of his time. He was a virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor who brought international prominence to Hungarian music. From a young age Dohn nyi enjoyed an international prestige
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