Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

NEW ANALOG: LISTENING AND RECONNECTING IN A DIGITAL WORLD

Written by Krukowski, Damon
An NPR Best Book of 2017 "This is not a book about why vinyl sounds better; it's way more interesting than that . . . [it] is full of things I didn't know, like why people yell into cellphones . . . Ultimately, it's about how we consume sound as a society - which is, increasingly, on an individual basis."
April 25, 2017 | Hardcover | New Press | 224 Pages |
$24.95

ROOTS, RADICALS AND ROCKERS: HOW SKIFFLE CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Bragg, Billy
One of Kirkus Reviews Best Music & Entertainment Books of 2017 As heard on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross & seen on PBS Newshour "Nothing short of masterly." -- The Wall Street Journal "A remarkable history of skiffle.... Bragg impresses throughout with engaging prose and painstaking research.
July 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Faber & Faber Social | 464 Pages |
$29.95

STEPPIN' RAZOR: THE LIFE OF PETER TOSH

Written by Masouri, John
One of reggae's most extraordinary stories, the life of Peter Tosh came to an end when he was brutally murdered in 1987. Now revered second only to Bob Marley among reggae audiences worldwide, Tosh was awarded the Order of Merit as Jamaica celebrated 50 years of independence.
September 1, 2013 | Hardcover | Omnibus Press | 496 Pages |
$32.95

STEVIE NICKS: VISIONS, DREAMS & RUMORS

Written by Howe, Zoe
This new biography, a celebration of the Stevie Nicks phenomenon, takes us on her journey from peripatetic Midwest childhood to her explosion onto the music scene as chiffon-swathed rock goddess, right up to present day.
February 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Omnibus Press | 352 Pages |
$27.95

DYLAN: 100 SONGS & PICTURES

Written by Neill, Andy
Bob Dylan is popular music's most celebrated singer/songwriter: a legend, a maverick, and a superstar who has rarely given away much about his personal life.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback | Omnibus Press | 496 Pages |
$39.95

BLONDIE: PARALLEL LIVES

Written by Porter, Dick
One of the most iconic groups of their generation, Blondie experienced an unparalleled rise to global superstardom during the late 1970s. As they topped charts around the globe, vocalist Deborah Harry adorned magazine covers and bedroom walls everywhere.
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Overlook-Omnibus | 320 Pages |
$23.95

TOSCANINI: MUSICIAN OF CONSCIENCE

Written by Sachs, Harvey
It may be difficult to imagine today, but Arturo Toscanini--recognized widely as the most celebrated conductor of the twentieth century--was once one of the most famous people in the world.
June 27, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 944 Pages |
$39.95

SO MUCH THINGS TO SAY: THE ORAL HISTORY OF BOB MARLEY

Written by Steffens, Roger
Roger Steffens is one of the world's leading Bob Marley experts. He toured with the Wailers in the 1970s and was closely acquainted with Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh and the rest of the band members. Over several decades he has interviewed more than seventy-five friends, business managers, relatives and confidants--many speaking publicly for the first time.
July 11, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 464 Pages |
$29.95

SHOW THAT NEVER ENDS: THE RISE AND FALL OF PROG ROCK

Written by Weigel, David
The Show That Never Ends is the definitive story of the extraordinary rise and fall of progressive ("prog") rock. Epitomized by such classic, chart-topping bands as Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, and Emerson Lake & Palmer, along with such successors as Rush, Marillion, Asia, Styx, and Porcupine Tree, prog sold hundreds of millions of records.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 368 Pages |
$26.95

QUEEN OF BEBOP: THE MUSICAL LIVES OF SARAH VAUGHAN

Written by Hayes, Elaine M
Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2017Washington Post Best Book of 2017Amazon Editors' Top 100 Pick of the YearAmazon Best Humor and Entertainment Pick of the YearBooklist Top Ten Arts Book
July 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 432 Pages |
$27.99

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