Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

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EIGHT ARMS TO HOLD YOU: 50 YEARS OF HELP! AND THE BEATLES

Written by Skellett, Paul
- The follow-up to the successful Hard Day's Night, with rare unseen photos- Help! is considered the forerunner to contemporary rock musicals and pop videos, with rare unseen photos- The film includes a host of classic tracks such as Ticket To Ride, You're Going To Lose That Girl, and the title track, Help! "Remarkable as it may seem, but this is the first book on The Beatles' film Help!
November 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 180 Pages |
$40.00
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MODERN LOVERS' THE MODERN LOVERS

Written by Maloney, Sean L
From the "War on Hippies" to the Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, the story of Modern Lovers is a high octane tale of Brutalist architecture, rock 'n' roll ambition and the struggle for identity in a changing world.
February 9, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 152 Pages |
$14.95
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SHAKE IT UP: GREAT AMERICAN WRITING ON ROCK AND POP FROM ELVIS TO JAY Z: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION

THE ESSENTIAL PLAYLIST OF GREAT WRITING ABOUT THE MUSIC THAT ROCKED AMERICA Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from heavy metal to disco, punk to hip-hop.
May 23, 2017 | Hardcover | Library of America | 580 Pages |
$40.00
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PUNK AVENUE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK CITY UNDERGROUND, 1972-1982

Written by Marcade, Phil
Finalist, 2017 Indie Book Awards for Autobiography/Memoir, Foreword Reviews Punk Avenue: The New York City Underground 1972-1982 is an intimate look at author Paris-born Phil Marcade's first ten years in the United States where drifted from Boston to the West Coast and back, before winding up in New York City and becoming immersed in the early punk rock scene.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Three Rooms Press | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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ART SEX MUSIC

Written by Tutti, Cosey Fanni
Named one of the Best Music Books of the Year by Pitchfork "A bravura rock memoir vibrating with fierce and fearless memories--a must-have item for Chris and Cosey and Throbbing Gristle fans."
May 1, 2017 | Paperback | Faber & Faber Social | 384 Pages |
$18.95
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ART OF SOUND: A VISUAL HISTORY FOR AUDIOPHILES

Written by Burrows, Terry
The Gramophone Company and The Columbia Phonograph Company merged in 1931 to become EMI: the Apple of its day.
June 27, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$50.00
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PSYCHOTIC REACTIONS AND CARBURETOR DUNG: THE WORK OF A LEGENDARY CRITIC: ROCK'N'ROLL AS LITERATURE AND LITERATURE AS ROCK 'N'ROLL

Written by Bangs, Lester
Vintage presents the paperback edition of the wild and brilliant writings of Lester Bangs--the most outrageous and popular rock critic of the 1970s--edited and with an introduction by the reigning dean of rack critics, Greil Marcus.
September 12, 1988 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 416 Pages |
$17.00

NEVER A DULL MOMENT: 1971 THE YEAR THAT ROCK EXPLODED

Written by Hepworth, David
A rollicking look at 1971, rock's golden year, the year that saw the release of the indelible recordings of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, the Who, Rod Stewart, Carole King, the Rolling Stones, and others and produced more classics than any other year in rock history The Sixties ended a year late.
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 336 Pages |
$16.99
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DUSTY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A MUSICAL LEGEND

Written by Bartlett, Karen
"The most definitive biography yet" --Choice magazine"A vivid portrait of a tortured soul" --Out in the City"A heart-breaking read" --Record Collector
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Lesser Gods | 352 Pages |
$15.95
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FINDING BIX: THE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF A JAZZ LEGEND (BEIDERBECKE)

Written by Wolfe, Brendan
Bix Beiderbecke was one of the first great legends of jazz. Among the most innovative cornet soloists of the 1920s and the first important white player, he invented the jazz ballad and pointed the way to "cool" jazz. But his recording career lasted just six years; he drank himself to death in 1931--at the age of twenty-eight.
May 15, 2017 | Paperback | University of Iowa Press | 272 Pages |
$24.95

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