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Wild Tales: A Rock and Roll Life
Wild Tales: A Rock and Roll Life
by Graham Nash
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From Graham Nash — the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies — comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan. Graham Nash's... (read more)

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The Beatles Anthology
The Beatles Anthology
by The Beatles
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Created with their full cooperation, The Beatles Anthology is, in effect, The Beatles' autobiography. Like their music, which has been a part of so many of our lives, this landmark release is warm, frank, funny, poignant and bold. At last, here is The... (read more)

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Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation
Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation
by Pete Astor
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To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970s wearing a T-shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of determined nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into the... (read more)

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Crazy Enough
Crazy Enough
by Storm Large
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“Like some twisted love child of Mae West and Keith Richards, Storm Large is a force of nature. Her ballsy, heartbreaking, hysterical, tour de force of a memoir is not to be missed. Crazy Enough is vulgar and fragile, tragic and empowering, and... (read more)

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Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s
Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s
by Lori Majewski
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Mad World is a highly entertaining oral history that celebrates the New Wave music phenomenon of the 1980s via new interviews with 35 of the most notable artists of the period. Each chapter begins with a discussion of their most popular song but leads to... (read more)

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Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire
Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire
by Philip Bailey
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A revealing and heartfelt memoir from the lead singer of the legendary Earth, Wind and Fire With more than ninety million records sold and eight Grammy awards throughout its forty-year history, Earth, Wind and Fire has staked its claim as one of the most... (read more)

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The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
by Nikki Sixx
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In one of the most unique memoirs of addiction ever published, Mand#246;tley Crand#252;e's Nikki Sixx shares mesmerizing diary entries from the year he spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine, presented alongside riveting commentary from... (read more)

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Face the Music: A Life Exposed
Face the Music: A Life Exposed
by Paul Stanley
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In Face the Music, Paul Stanley—the co-founder and famous “Starchild” frontman of KISS—reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band. Face the... (read more)

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Just Kids
Just Kids
by Patti Smith
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In her memoir Just Kids, Smith chronicles her lifelong friendship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe. A gifted wordsmith, she's vividly observant and sometimes painfully self-aware, with a voice possessed not only of yearning but also of experience.... (read more)

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Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith
Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith
by William Todd Schultz
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Essential for fans of Elliott Smith. William Todd Schultz has written a beautiful, revelatory, and deeply thoughtful biography which never loses sight of music as the defining aspect of Smith's life.... (read more)

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The Jesus Lizard Book
The Jesus Lizard Book
by Jesus Lizard
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"There is finally a book that captures the godhead megalithic monstrosity that was the Jesus Lizard. ... know this is going to be one of my favourite books of all-time." --The HuffPost Music (Canada) The Jesus Lizard Book is a coffee table affair of... (read more)

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Autobiography
Autobiography
by Morrissey
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“Practically every paragraph has a line or two that demands to be read aloud to the mirror, tattooed on foreheads, carved on tombstones.” –Rolling Stone “Morrissey is a pop star of unusual writing talent.” –The New York... (read more)

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Here We Are Now Signed Edition
Here We Are Now Signed Edition
by Charles R. Cross
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Kurt Cobain was the voice of a generation. Twenty years after his death, why does he still matter? On April 5, 1994, twenty-seven-year-old Kurt Cobain took his own life. His desperation to kick drugs, his complicated relationship with fame, his tortured... (read more)

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Crazy Enough: A Memoir
Crazy Enough: A Memoir
by Storm Large
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Yes, Storm Large is her real name, though she’s been called many things. As a performer, the majority of descriptions have led with “Amazon,” “powerhouse,” “a six-foot Vargas pinup come to life.” Playboy called... (read more)

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Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors
Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors
by John Densmore
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A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, from Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man
A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, from Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man
by Holly George Warren
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The first biography of the influential musician and forebear of the indie-rock scene Alex Chiltons story is rags to riches in reverse, beginning with teenage rock stardom and heading downward. Following stints leading 60s sensation the Box Tops (“... (read more)

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Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group
Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group
by Ian F. Svenonius
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Ian F. Svenonius' experience as an iconic underground rock musician — playing in such highly influential and revolutionary outfits as The Make-Up and The Nation of Ulysses — gives him special insight on techniques for not only starting but also... (read more)

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Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera
Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera
by Rex Brown
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Few heavy metal acts survived the turmoil of the early 1990s music scene. Pantera was different. Instead of humoring the market, the band instead demanded that the audience come to them by releasing a series of fiercely uncompromising, platinum albums... (read more)

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Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There
Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There
by Carrie Borzillo
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With his personal magnetism and unequalled gift for articulating the chaotic emotions of his generation, Kurt Cobain still exerts a powerful influence in the rock world. Featuring quotes and interviews from close friends and musical associates who... (read more)

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Life
Life
by Keith Richards and James Fox
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This riveting autobiography by celebrated (and famously hard-living) guitar legend Keith Richards reads with the unforgettable hook and crisp ferocity of the best Rolling Stones songs — most of which you'll rush to replay after learning about their... (read more)

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