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Hillbilly Heart
Hillbilly Heart
by Billy Ray Cyrus
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Billy Ray Cyrus is an award-winning country music legend whose “Achy Breaky Heart” propelled his debut album, Some Gave All, to the top of the charts for a record-breaking seventeen weeks. Hes also father of Miley Cyrus, one of Hollywoods... (read more)

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The Norton/Grove Dictionary of Women Composers
The Norton/Grove Dictionary of Women Composers
by Julie Anne Sadie
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The few in earlier times who gained some renown were as often as not the sisters, daughters, wives, or muses of well-known men--the surnames of Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann speak for themselves. Even with the present-day increase in their number,... (read more)

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Deems Taylor: A Biography
Deems Taylor: A Biography
by James A Pegolotti
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First biography of Deems Taylor, a central figure in American cultural and musical history who almost single-handedly introduced classical music to millions across the nation through his intermission commentaries for the New York Philharmonic live radio... (read more)

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Justin Timberlake (Junk Food: Tasty Celebrity Biosnew Series!)
Justin Timberlake (Junk Food: Tasty Celebrity Biosnew Series!)
by Steve Dougherty
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Features: - Colorful magazine-style design with cool graphics and lots of photos - Fast-paced, breezy writing style - Multiple points of entry for the reader include catchy heads and captions, attention-getting sidebars and boxes - Short features in each... (read more)

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Starlust: The Price of Fame
Starlust: The Price of Fame
by Jesse Cutler
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Here's a story that's going to make you laugh, make you cry, and most of all make you think. Celebrity is a rough game. But Jesse Cutler is a survivor. Read how Jesse reinvents himself over and over. With Jesse, you brush elbows with legendary... (read more)

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The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music: From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop
The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music: From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop
by Dylan Jones
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The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music is an incredible and opinionated collection of celebrated cultural critic Dylan Joness thoughts on more than 350 of the most important artists around the world—alive and dead, big and small, at... (read more)

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March Music Notes
March Music Notes
by Norman E. Smith
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-500) and indexes.... (read more)

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Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music
by Donald Clarke
About the Author
Donald Clarke is the author of Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday (Penguin), The Rise and Fall of Popular Music, and All or Nothing at All: A Life of Frank Sinatra. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he lives in Austin... (read more)

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Contemporary Musicians #29: Contemporary Musicians V29
Contemporary Musicians #29: Contemporary Musicians V29
by Laura Hightower
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Contemporary Musicians offers biographical statistics, detailed source information, critical essays, selected discographies and, whenever available, addresses for the leaders, the legends and the up-and-coming celebrities of popular and classical music.... (read more)

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Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
by Nicolas Slonimsky
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Justly described as "...one of the great books of the century...", this incomparable work is not diminished by being made available in a handy, concise format. The 6300 or so unrevised entries have been culled judiciously for importance and relevance... (read more)

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Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
by Nicolas Slonimsky
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Ghost of a chance :a memoir
Ghost of a chance :a memoir
by Peter Duchin
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Charlie's Notes
Charlie's Notes
by Cherie Kerr
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Great Men of American Popular Song
Great Men of American Popular Song
by David Ewen
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From fuguing tunes to martial tunes:William Billings --Songs with sentiment:Henry Russell --Songs of the blackface minstrel:Dan Emmett --Songs of the negro, 1:Stephen Foster --Songs of the negro, 2:James A. Bland --Songs of the Civil War, 1:George... (read more)

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Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music & 4 Volumes
Complete Encyclopedia of Popular Music & 4 Volumes
by Roger Kinkle
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v. 1. Music year by year, 1900-1950.--v. 2. Biographies, A through K.--v. 3. Biographies, L through Z.--v. 4. Indexes & appendices.... (read more)

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Groves Dictionary of Music & Musicians 5TH Edition Volume 9
Groves Dictionary of Music & Musicians 5TH Edition Volume 9
by Eric Blom
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Some Musical Recollections of Fifty Years
Some Musical Recollections of Fifty Years
by Richard Hoffman
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Groves Dictionary of Music & Musicians 5TH Edition Volume 2
Groves Dictionary of Music & Musicians 5TH Edition Volume 2
by Eric Blom
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Composer Dictionary
Composer Dictionary
by John W Schaum
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International Whos Who in Music 9TH Edition
International Whos Who in Music 9TH Edition
by Adrian Gaster
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