Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

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BUSINESS: A HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC FROM SHEET MUSIC TO STREAMING

Written by Napier-Bell, Simon
"The only history of pop music you'll ever have to read."-- Huffington PostLet legendary rock manager Simon Napier-Bell take you inside the (dodgy) world of popular music - not just a creative industry, but a business that has made people rich beyond their wildest dreams.
February 23, 2023 | Paperback | Unbound | 400 Pages |
$18.95
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MUSICAL CROSSROADS: STORIES BEHIND THE OBJECTS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC

Written by Reece, Dwandalyn R
This major new title builds out of Musical Crossroads, one of the 12 permanent exhibitions at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, to present a vibrantly illustrated exploration of 400 years of African American musical culture.
March 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Giles | 240 Pages |
$49.95
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AMÁLIA RODRIGUES'S AMÁLIA AT THE OLYMPIA

Written by Gray, Lila Ellen
The voice of Amália Rodrigues, the "Queen of Fado" and Portugal's most celebrated diva, was extraordinary for its interpretive power, soul wrenching timbre, and international reach. Amália at the Olympia (1957), a recording of her concert at the fabled Olympia Theater in Paris in 1956, an album issued for multiple markets, from France to Japan, catapulted her into the i
August 10, 2023 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 144 Pages |
$22.95
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EARTH, WIND & FIRE'S THAT'S THE WAY OF THE WORLD

Written by Brooks, Dwight E
Understanding That's the Way of the World requires appreciating Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White's multifaceted vision for his band. White created a band that performed various styles of music that sought to uplift humanity. His musicians personified a new form of Black masculinity rooted in dignity that embraced diverse spiritualities and healthy living.
November 3, 2022 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic |
$14.95
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HEAVY METAL ISLAM: ROCK, RESISTANCE, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF ISLAM (FIRST EDITION, REISSUE, UPDATED WITH A NEW PREFACE)

Written by Levine, Mark
This updated reissue of Mark LeVine's acclaimed, revolutionary book on sub- and countercultural music in the Middle East brings this groundbreaking portrait of the region's youth cultures to a new generation.
September 13, 2022 | Paperback | University of California Press | 228 Pages |
$29.95
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WE'LL PLAY TILL WE DIE: JOURNEYS ACROSS A DECADE OF REVOLUTIONARY MUSIC IN THE MUSLIM WORLD

Written by Levine, Mark
In his iconic musical travelogue Heavy Metal Islam, Mark LeVine first brought the views and experiences of a still-young generation to the world.
September 13, 2022 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 352 Pages |
$29.95
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INK IN THE GROOVES: CONVERSATIONS ON LITERATURE AND ROCK 'N' ROLL

Drop the record needle on any vinyl album in your collection, then read the first pages of that novel you've been meaning to pick up--the reverberations between them will be impossible to miss. Since Dylan went electric, listening to rock 'n' roll has often been a surprisingly literary experience, and contemporary literature is curiously attuned to the history and beat of popular music.
October 15, 2022 | Paperback | Cornell University Press |
$19.95
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MIRROR IN THE SKY: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF STEVIE NICKS

Written by Morrison, Simon
A stunning musical biography of Stevie Nicks that paints a portrait of an artist, not a caricature of a superstar. Reflective and expansive, Mirror in the Sky situates Stevie Nicks as one of the finest songwriters of the twentieth century.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$24.95
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BOB DYLAN IN THE ATTIC: THE ARTIST AS HISTORIAN

Written by Domínguez, Freddy Cristóbal
Bob Dylan is an iconic American artist, whose music and performances have long reflected different musical genres and time periods. His songs tell tales of the Civil War, harken back to 1930s labor struggles, and address racial violence at the height of the civil rights movement, helping listeners to think about history, and history making, in new ways.
December 16, 2022 | Paperback | University of Massachusetts Press | 192 Pages |
$25.95
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80S SOUND AND VISION

80s Sound and Vision captures the raw energy, creativity, and flamboyance of an unforgettable era through its fashion and music. With images by renowned photographer Sheila Rock, this personal journey offers a visual account including many rare images from the photographer's archive, alongside those originally featured in seminal publications such as The Face
October 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln | 336 Pages |
$45.00

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