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The Lords and the New Creatures

Jim Morrison

Intense, erotic, and enigmatic, Jim Morrison's persona is as riveting now as the lead singer/composer "Lizard King" was during The Doors' peak in the late sixties. His fast life and mysterious death remain controversial more than twenty years later. The... (read more)

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Jimi Hendrix: Musician

Keith Shadwick

Many books about Hendrix concentrate on showmanship and rock-and-roll excess, but Keith Shadwick's Jimi Hendrix: Musician brings to Hendrix's musical legacy as a guitarist, singer, and composer a depth of analysis missing from other accounts of his... (read more)

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All Access: The Rock 'n' Roll Photography of Ken Regan

Ken Regan

Since the 1960s, Ken Regan has captured the passion and energy of rock and rolls most influential performers. His early work with Bob Dylan an the Rolling Stones made him the photographer of choice for historic music events such as Live Aid and Amnesty... (read more)

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Rick Rubin: In the Studio

Jake Brown

There is no greater enigma than Rick Rubin working in record production today. As mysterious personally as the Buddhist religion he practices, Rubin has made one thing crystal clear: the records he produces are sonically and stylistically beyond reproach.... (read more)

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Sweet Chaos: The Grateful Dead's American Adventure

Carol Brightman

San Francisco's Grateful Dead brought its psychedelic blend of folk, bluegrass, and blues to the 1960s counterculture, along with a romance for the Beats and a love of anarchy that made it something more than a bond. Without radio play and virtually... (read more)

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Barry Miles

New York Times bestseller! Sales phenomenon! Now in an entirely new compact-sized paperback...at a mind-blowing price. Experience the ultimate flashback with this celebration of an era. Rich in illustrations and filled with the history, politics, sayings,... (read more)

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