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NOTHING'S BAD LUCK: THE LIVES OF WARREN ZEVON

Written by Kushins, C M
Biography of legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, spanning his nomadic youth and early recording career to his substance abuse, final album, and posthumous Grammy Awards As is the case with so many musicians, the life of Warren Zevon was blessed with talent and opportunity yet also beset by tragedy and setbacks.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Da Capo Press | 432 Pages |
$28.00
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LOOK AT ME!: THE XXXTENTACION STORY

Written by Reiss, Jonathan
A Rolling Stone journalist's biography of SoundCloud sensation XXXTentacion, murdered in June of 2018 Rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion, was gunned down during an attempted robbery on the streets of Deerfield Beach, Florida, at the age of 20, having signed a $10 million record deal with Empire Music just a few months prior.
June 18, 2019 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 256 Pages |
$15.99
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JIMMY PAGE: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY

Written by Salewicz, Chris
An in-depth biography of Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page by the acclaimed biographer of Bob Marley and Joe Strummer, based upon the author's extensive research and interviews The original enigmatic rock star, Jimmy Page is a mass of contradictions.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Da Capo Press | 528 Pages |
$30.00
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CROSBY, STILLS, NASH, AND YOUNG: THE WILD, DEFINITIVE SAGA OF AMERICA'S GREATEST SUPERGROUP

Written by Browne, David
The first and most complete narrative biography of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, by acclaimed music journalist and Rolling Stone contributing editor David Browne Fifty years ago this spring, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash released their first album as a group; Crosby, Stills & Nash became a landmark in harmony singing and counterculture values, and after Nei
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Da Capo Press | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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HOW SHOSTAKOVICH CHANGED MY MIND

Written by Johnson, Stephen
A powerful look at the extraordinary healing effect of music on sufferers of mental illness, including author Stephen Johnson's struggle with bipolar disorder. BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson explores the power of Shostakovich's music during Stalin's reign of terror, and writes of the extraordinary healing effect of music on sufferers of mental illness.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Notting Hill Editions | 176 Pages |
$18.95
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PRINCE: THE LAST INTERVIEW

Written by Prince
A collection of the very first, the very last, and the very best interviews conducted with Prince over his nearly 40 year career. There is perhaps no musician who has had as much influence on the sound of contemporary American music than Prince. His pioneering compositions brought a variety of musical genres into a singular funky and virtuosic sound.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | Melville House Publishing | 208 Pages |
$16.99

ART KANE: HARLEM 1958

Art Kane. Harlem 1958 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history. Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world's greatest photographers.This book is a visual history of an iconic image including, for the first time, virtually every single frame from the historic shoot. With original text by Art Kane, forewords by Quincy Jones, the legendary Benny Golson, who appears in the photo, and an introduction by Kane's son, musician and photographer Jonathan Kane, the 168-page hardback volume is the story behind the shot. To read a review of Art Kane. Harlem 1958 in The New York Times, please click here. About the author: Jonathan Kane began his career as the 15 year old drummer of the Kane Bros. Blues Band, touring the US opening for blues legends Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Willie Dixon and others. After studying at Berklee College of Music, he entered the NYC Downtown Music scene. He co-founded the experimental rock band Swans in 1981, and has toured internationally and recorded over 60 records with La Monte Young’s Forever Bad Blues Band, Rhys Chatham’s 100 Electric Guitar Orchestra, Transmission, Dave Soldier, The  Kropotkins, Soldier Kane, Tony Hymas, Elliott Sharp, Gary Lucas, Jean-François Pauvros, and as leader of his own maximalist blues drone band Jonathan Kane’s February. He is also a photographer and photo editor.  "I cannot envision a more beautiful parallel for jazz and art in general; in the moment, you may not realize the impact that you have through your creations, but as this photo demonstrates, the effect and significance will outlast any lifetime. Not only is this photo important to the people in it, but it should be a reminder of where we need to be: together."  Quincy Jones
Hardcover |
$58.00
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QUEEN BEY: A CELEBRATION OF THE POWER AND CREATIVITY OF BEYONCÉ KNOWLES-CARTER

Written by Chambers, Veronica
From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our time
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 224 Pages |
$27.99
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WHY YOU LIKE IT: THE SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF MUSICAL TASTE

Written by Gasser, Nolan
From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio's Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.Everyone loves music. But what is it that makes music so universally beloved and have such a powerful effect on us?
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Flatiron Books | 720 Pages |
$29.99
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WOODSTOCK: 50 YEARS OF PEACE AND MUSIC

Written by Bukszpan, Daniel
Giftable 50th anniversary commemorative with never-before-seen images and details about performers like The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, and Creedence Clearwater Revival. The world today feels far removed from the one in which Woodstock was possible, where half a million strangers congregated peacefully for three days.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Imagine | 192 Pages |
$29.99

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