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Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
by Rob Sheffield
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Mix tapes: Stick one into a deck and you’re  transported to another time in your life. For Rob Sheffield, author of Turn Around Bright Eyes that time was one of miraculous love and unbearable grief. A time that spanned seven years, it started... (read more)

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Indie Rock Coloring Book
Indie Rock Coloring Book
by Yellow Bird Project
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The Montreal-based nonprofit Yellow Bird Project has worked with an amazing range of indie rock musicians over the years to create unique T-shirt designs that benefit an array of charities. This first ever indie rock coloring book is a fitting tribute to... (read more)

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Cream: The Legendary Sixties Supergroup
Cream: The Legendary Sixties Supergroup
by Chris Welch
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Written by Chris Welch, former Melody Maker journalist and Cream confidante, this newly-researched book is the first full account of rock's premiere three-man supergroup: guitarist Eric Clapton, bassist Jack Bruce, and drummer Ginger Baker. From Cream's... (read more)

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Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
by Sara Marcus
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“For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly moving story.” —Village Voice writer... (read more)

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Steely Dan: Aja (33 1/3 Series)
Steely Dan: Aja (33 1/3 Series)
by Don Breithaupt
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Aja was the album that made Steely Dan a commercial force on the order of contemporaries like Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles and Chicago. A double-platinum, Grammy-winning bestseller, it lingered on the Billboard charts for more than a year and spawned three... (read more)

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Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--And the Journey of a Generation
Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--And the Journey of a Generation
by Sheila Weller
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A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists -- Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon -- charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time. Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon... (read more)

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Swedish Death Metal
Swedish Death Metal
by Daniel Ekeroth
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Sweden is a remote country in the freezing northern Europe, with less than nine million inhabitants and a reputation for Volvos, hockey players, cheap furniture, vodka, and blonde women. Since the late 1980s, however, Sweden has produced over a thousand... (read more)

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Wonderland Avenue
Wonderland Avenue
by Danny Sugerman
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This is the autobiography of Danny Sugerman, Jim Morrison's protege and one-time manager of The Doors and then Iggy Pop. It is also an account of heroin addiction and the madness of life in the LA rock 'n' roll scene.... (read more)

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Rockin in Time
Rockin in Time
by David P. Szatmary
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Understand the social and historical significance of rock-and-roll   Brief, authoritative, and current, Dave Szatmary's Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll, 8/e, weaves the major icons of rock-and-roll into a larger social... (read more)

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Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix (Musicians in Their Own Words)
Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix (Musicians in Their Own Words)
by Steven Roby
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A L.A. Times Non-Fiction Hardcover Best Seller Hendrix on Hendrix includes the most important interviews from the peak of Jimi Hendrixs career, 1966 to 1970, carefully selected by one of the worlds leading Jimi Hendrix historians.In this book... (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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Eminent Hipsters
Eminent Hipsters
by Donald Fagen
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A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely Dan Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cultural figures and... (read more)

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Psychic Soviet and other Works
Psychic Soviet and other Works
by Ian F Svenonius
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An anthology of both new and previously published essays and articles from one of the mainstays of the Washington, DC underground rock-and-roll scene, The Psychic Soviet is the most complete collection of writings by Ian Svenonius. The selections are... (read more)

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Sonic Youth: Daydream Nation (33 1/3 Series)
Sonic Youth: Daydream Nation (33 1/3 Series)
by Matthew Stearns
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Daydream Nation is the kind of gorgeous monstrosity (born of extremes, rife with difficulties, and mythic in proportion) that can crush the will of the most resilient, well-intentioned listener if the necessary preparations haven't been made.Matthew... (read more)

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Joy Division: Unknown Pleasures (33 1/3 Series)
Joy Division: Unknown Pleasures (33 1/3 Series)
by Chris Ott
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Joy Division's career has often been shrouded by myths. But the truth is surprisingly simple: over a period of several months, Joy Division transformed themselves from run-of-the-mill punk wannabes into the creators of one of the most atmospheric... (read more)

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Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music
Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music
by Anthony Decurtis
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The ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll--comprehensive, authoritative, and fully updated with coverage of the most important new sounds and artists of the 1980s and `90s.... (read more)

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Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of the One
Funk: The Music, the People, and the Rhythm of the One
by Rickey Vincent
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Funk: It's the only musical genre ever to have transformed the nation into a throbbing army of bell-bottomed, hoop-earringed, rainbow-Afro'd warriors on the dance floor. Its rhythms and lyrics turned bleak urban realties inside out with distinctive... (read more)

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Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender
by Sean Ohagan
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Freddie Mercury was an iconic singer who was hugely popular throughout his brilliant music career, as the lead singer of Queen and as a solo artist. The world mourned his untimely death in 1991, but he was incredibly prolific and left behind a rich... (read more)

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Shelter from the Storm: Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Years (Genuine Jawbone Books)
Shelter from the Storm: Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Years (Genuine Jawbone Books)
by Sid Griffin
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Praise for Sid Griffin’s other book in this series, Million Dollar Bash: “If you don’t have the bootlegs in full already, Griffin’s sharp, witty analysis and articulate passion will get you hunting.” Rolling Stone "Griffin... (read more)

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Beatles Revised 2ND Edition the Classic
Beatles Revised 2ND Edition the Classic
by Hunter Davies
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In this behind-the-scenes look at the most famous musical group in history, Hunter Davies gives the complete story of the Beatles. As the only authorized biographer, Davies had full access to the Fab Four as well as their help and encouragement. He spent... (read more)

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