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DECODED

Written by Jay-Z
Expanded paperback edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded. Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time.
November 1, 2011 | Paperback | Spiegel & Grau |
$28.00
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ASTRAL WEEKS: A SECRET HISTORY OF 1968

Written by Walsh, Ryan H
A mind-expanding dive into a lost chapter of 1968, featuring the famous and forgotten: Van Morrison, folkie-turned-cult-leader Mel Lyman, Timothy Leary, James Brown, and many more Van Morrison's Astral Weeks is an iconic rock album shrouded in legend, a masterpiece that has touched generations of listeners and influenced everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Martin Scorsese.
March 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 368 Pages |
$27.00

BEING ELVIS: A LONELY LIFE

Written by Connolly, Ray
Elvis Presley is a giant figure in American popular culture, a man whose talent and fame were matched only by his later excesses and tragic end.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 416 Pages |
$17.95
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NEW BARBARIANS: OUTLAWS, GUNSLINGERS, AND GUITARS

Written by Chapman, Rob
Get the behind-the-music story of the New Barbarians, the short-lived band founded by the Rolling Stones lead guitarist Ron Wood!
January 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Voyageur Press (MN) |
$40.00
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BOWIE IN BERLIN: A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN

Written by Seabrook, Thomas Jerome
Driven to the brink of madness by cocaine, overwork, marital strife, and a paranoid obsession with the occult, Bowie fled Los Angeles in 1975 and ended up in Berlin, the divided city on the frontline between communist East and capitalist West.
February 1, 2008 | Paperback | Jawbone Press |
$19.95
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OLD, WEIRD AMERICA: THE WORLD OF BOB DYLAN'S BASEMENT TAPES (UPDATED)

Written by Marcus, Greil
A Special Edition with a New Introduction and an Updated Discography
April 26, 2011 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$20.00
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LEONARD BERNSTEIN

Written by Burton, Humphrey
Composer, pianist, author, television teacher, Harvard lecturer, cultural icon, humanist and conductor without peer, Leonard Bernstein's versatility was legendary. He captivated Broadway with such hits as On the Town and West Side Story and introduced middle America to classical music with his Young People's Concerts on television.
January 2, 2018 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 608 Pages |
$26.95
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1966: THE YEAR THE DECADE EXPLODED

Written by Savage, Jon
The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion, and radical politics -- often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature -- the "Sixties," as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak.
January 1, 2018 | Paperback | Faber & Faber Social | 672 Pages |
$16.95
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VERVE: PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRIS FLOYD

It has been 20 years since the colossal global success of The Verve's era-defining Urban Hymns, and it remains one of the biggest-selling British albums of all time. Photographer Chris Floyd was embedded with the band during their meteoric rise from late 1996 to 1997.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Reel Art Press |
$39.95

BOWIE UNSEEN: PORTRAITS OF AN ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

Written by Fearnley, Gerald
- Collects original and rare photographs from Bowie's debut album shoot, which were released for the first time as fine art prints in 2016- These pictures show Bowie pre-fame, pre Ziggy Stardust, as a young man unaware of what the future holds- A glimpse at the origins of a late great pop-music icon In 1967, a 20-year-old David Jones decided to change his name to avoid confusion with the lead sing
August 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Acc Publishing Group Ltd |
$25.00

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