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JOHN LENNON: THE LIFE

Written by Norman, Philip
For more than a quarter century, biographer Philip Norman's internationally bestselling Shout! has been unchallenged as the definitive biography of the Beatles. Now, at last, Norman turns his formidable talent to the Beatle for whom being a Beatle was never enough.
September 1, 2009 | Paperback | Ecco Press |
$19.99
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CREATIVE QUEST

Written by Questlove
NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Esquire - PopSugar - The Huffington Post - Buzzfeed - Publishers WeeklyA unique new guide to creativity from Questlove--inspirations, stories, and lessons on how to live your best creative life
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 288 Pages |
$18.99
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SERVING THE SERVANT: REMEMBERING KURT COBAIN

Written by Goldberg, Danny
On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time--and the only book written by someone who knew himIn early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critically acclaimed new band from the underground music scene in Seattle.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Ecco Press |
$28.99
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BIRDLAND, THE JAZZ CORNER OF THE WORLD: AN ILLUSTRATED TRIBUTE, 1949-1965

Written by Sullivan, Leo T
Birdland was a legendary nightclub in New York City and, from 1949-65, was the scene for the greatest jazz music and musicians in the world. This illustrated book offers a history of this legendary jazz club, and presents the greats who played its stage in capsule biographies, vintage photos, and rare memorabilia.
September 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 128 Pages |
$24.99
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SHE BEGAT THIS: 20 YEARS OF THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL

Written by Morgan, Joan
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the acclaimed and influential debut album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill with this eye-opening and moving exploration of Lauryn Hill and her remarkable artistic legacy. Released in 1998, Lauryn Hill's first solo album is often cited by music critics as one of the most important recordings in modern history.
August 7, 2018 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$24.00
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PETER GABRIEL: GLOBAL CITIZEN

Written by Hegarty, Paul
Peter Gabriel is one of contemporary music's great experimenters. From his work in the progressive group Genesis, through his pioneering solo albums, to his enthusiastic embrace of world music and new technologies, Gabriel has remained steadfast in his commitment to redefining music's boundaries and influence--geographical, virtual, and thematic.
August 15, 2018 | Paperback | Reaktion Books |
$16.00
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HEARING BEETHOVEN: A STORY OF MUSICAL LOSS AND DISCOVERY

Written by Wallace, Robin
We're all familiar with the image of a fierce and scowling Beethoven, struggling doggedly to overcome his rapidly progressing deafness. That Beethoven continued to play and compose for more than a decade after he lost his hearing is often seen as an act of superhuman heroism. But the truth is that Beethoven's response to his deafness was entirely human.
October 5, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 288 Pages |
$25.00
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BITTEN BY THE BLUES: THE ALLIGATOR RECORDS STORY

Written by Roberts, Patrick A
It started with the searing sound of a slide careening up the neck of an electric guitar. In 1970, twenty-three-year-old Bruce Iglauer walked into Florence's Lounge, in the heart of Chicago's South Side, and was overwhelmed by the joyous, raw Chicago blues of Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers.
October 29, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 336 Pages |
$30.00

RAVE ON: GLOBAL ADVENTURES IN ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC

Written by Collin, Matthew
Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect. Cultural liberation and musical innovation. Pyrotechnics, bottle service, bass drops, and molly.
October 22, 2018 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 384 Pages |
$20.00
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CLOTHES, CLOTHES, CLOTHES. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC. BOYS, BOYS, BOYS.: A MEMOIR

Written by Albertine, VIV
"Ms. Albertine's book is wiry and cogent and fearless.... Her book has an honest, lo-fi grace. If it were better written, it would be worse."--Dwight Garner, The New York Times"Forget Katniss And Tris - Viv Albertine Is Your New Hero."--MTV.comThe Rough Trade #1 Book of the Year!
November 25, 2014 | Hardcover | Thomas Dunne Books |
$28.99

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