Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

WILLIAM CLAXTON: JAZZLIFE

Written by Berendt, Joachim E
Bands and blues: The ultimate, evocative jazz-trip through time
September 6, 2016 | Hardcover | Taschen | 600 Pages |
$69.99

OTIS REDDING: AN UNFINISHED LIFE

Written by Gould, Jonathan
The long-awaited, definitive biography of The King of Soul, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Redding's iconic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Otis Redding remains an immortal presence in the canon of American music on the strength of such classic hits as "(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay," "I've Been Loving You Too Long," "Try a Little Tenderness," and "Res
May 16, 2017 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 544 Pages |
$28.00

INFINITE TUESDAY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RIFF

Written by Nesmith, Michael
Michael Nesmith's eclectic, electric life spans his star-making role on The Monkees, his invention of the music video, and his critical contributions to movies, comedy, and the world of virtual reality. Above all, his is a seeker's story, a pilgrimage in search of a set of principles to live by.
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 320 Pages |
$28.00

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC: ELTON JOHN'S STELLAR TRIP THROUGH THE '70S

Written by Doyle, Tom
Based on rare one-on-one interviews with the flamboyant rock 'n' roll icon, this is the first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise from obscurity to worldwide celebrity in the wildest, weirdest decade of the twentieth century. In August 1970, Elton John achieved overnight fame with a rousing performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.
March 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 336 Pages |
$30.00

AMERICAN EPIC: WHEN MUSIC GAVE AMERICA HER VOICE

Written by McGourty, Allison
The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music--blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American--without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today. Jack White, T.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 288 Pages |
$29.99

SMALL TOWN TALK: BOB DYLAN, THE BAND, VAN MORRISON, JANIS JOPLIN, JIMI HENDRIX AND FRIENDS IN THE WILD YEARS OF WOODSTOCK

Written by Hoskyns, Barney
Think "Woodstock" and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. But the town of Woodstock, New York, the original planned venue of the concert, is located over 60 miles from the site to which the fabled half a million flocked.
March 7, 2017 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 416 Pages |
$15.99
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GUITAR KING: MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD'S LIFE IN THE BLUES

Written by Dann, David
Named one of the world's great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield (1943-1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years after his untimely death.
October 15, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Texas Press | 776 Pages |
$39.95
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JOHNNY CASH AT FOLSOM PRISON: THE MAKING OF A MASTERPIECE, REVISED AND UPDATED

Written by Streissguth, Michael
On January 13, 1968, Johnny Cash (1932-2003) took the stage at Folsom Prison in California. The concert and the live album, At Folsom Prison, propelled him to worldwide superstardom. He reached new audiences, ignited tremendous growth in the country music industry, and connected with fans in a way no other artist has before or since.
September 10, 2019 | Paperback | University Press of Mississippi | 174 Pages |
$25.00
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SLOWHAND: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF ERIC CLAPTON

Written by Norman, Philip
From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation. For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar.
November 19, 2019 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 448 Pages |
$19.99
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TIME IS TIGHT: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Written by Jones, Booker T
The long-awaited memoir of Booker T. Jones, leader of the famed Stax Records house band, architect of the Memphis soul sound, and one of the most legendary figures in music.
October 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 352 Pages |
$30.00

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