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Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

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Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

Maxine Gordon

Music; Jazz; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923-1990), one of the major innovators... [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

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An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

Elaine M Hayes

Music; Light orchestral & big band music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

An account of the life of the influential jazz singer and civil rights advocate shares insights into her contributions as... [more]

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

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A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

Michael Atherton

Keyboard instruments; History; Social & cultural history; Material culture

Paperback

What has lived with us, entertained us, travelled with us and symbolised Australian aspirations, only to end up gathering... [more]

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

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Freo Groove: Musicians of Fremantle

Bill Lawrie, Claire Moodie

Music

Paperback

`It's a bit of a haven. It's a paradise for sure. Close to utopia for me.' - Abbe May Freo Groove is a window into the... [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Molly Meldrum

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Music recording & reproduction; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

Paperback

These things happen to Molly: magic coincidences, fateful happenings' - Daryl Somers There was once a boy from Quambatook... [more]

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Imagine John Yoko

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Imagine John Yoko

John Lennon, Yoko Ono

Music

Hardback

Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon's iconic, beloved song and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien, this poignant... [more]

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Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany

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Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany

David Stubbs (Associate Editor)

Music; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

This proved to be fertile ground for a generation of musicians who, from the 1960s onwards, would develop the experimental... [more]

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Jane Glover

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A rich and evocative account of the life and work of Britain's favourite composer from one of our finest conductors. [more]

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AC/DC: For Those About to Rock

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AC/DC: For Those About to Rock

Paul Elliott

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

To millions of fans AC/DC will always be the greatest hard rock band of them all, this handsome biography from acclaimed... [more]

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Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America

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Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the...

Heidi Waleson

Theatre management; Music; Opera

Hardback

From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went... [more]

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That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound

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That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound

Daryl Sanders

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

That Thin, Wild Mercury Sound is the definitive treatment of Bob Dylan's magnum opus, Blonde on Blonde, not only providing... [more]

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved Songs

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The Life of a Song Volume 2: The Stories Behind 50 More of the World's Best-loved...

Jan Dalley, David Cheal

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Easy listening, MOR music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

The second installment of the fascinating back stories behind 50 of the world's best-known and best-loved songs as featured... [more]

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Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers

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Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers

Meredith Ochs

Music; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

A fully illustrated celebration of 50 iconic female musicians and bands who rock, featuring over 100 photographs. [more]

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Iron Maiden: Album by Album

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Iron Maiden: Album by Album

Martin Popoff

Music; Heavy Metal music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Required reading for any metalhead, Iron Maiden is a compendium of in-depth, entertaining, and profusely illustrated conversations... [more]

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

Paperback

'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

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Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

Rob Sheffield

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Biography: general

Paperback

NPR Best Book of 2017 Winner of the 2017 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism This is the best book... [more]

$29.95

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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music...

Ann Powers

Music; Music reviews & criticism; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Popular culture

Paperback

In this ... history of popular music in the United States, NPR's ... music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental... [more]

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Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery

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Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery

Robin Wallace

Music; Western "classical" music

Hardback

A new way of understanding Beethoven's genius, rooted in personal experience: Wallace tells the story of Beethoven's hearing... [more]

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Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin...

Tim Mohr

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Punk, New Wave & Indie; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The history of how teenage East German punk rockers played an indispensable role in bringing down the Berlin Wall -- [more]

$53.95

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In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

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In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

Danny Goldberg

Rock & Pop music; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

Paperback

A rollercoaster new history for the 50th anniversary of the `Summer of Love', from a music business veteran who was actually... [more]

$22.99

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Paul Simon: The Life

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Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Man Out of Time

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Man Out of Time

Broderick Smith

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Brod is renowned for his work with The Dingoes, Carson, Adderley Smith Blues Band, Broderick Smith's Big Combo and more. Brod... [more]

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

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Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music

Adam Ockelford

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Hardback

How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers.... [more]

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