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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]

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Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

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Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

Kevin Cummins

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

Hardback

A photographic portrait of Morrissey at his peak, with many never-before-seen images [more]

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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

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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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Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & The The

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Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & The The

Neil Fraser

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

Hardback

Matt Johnson (born 15 August 1961) is a British singer/songwriter best known as the vocalist and only constant member of his... [more]

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The Despair Of Monkeys And Other Trifles: A Memoir by Francoise Hardy

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The Despair Of Monkeys And Other Trifles: A Memoir by Francoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy

Music

Hardback

Francoise Hardy shares her iconic life and memories in this brutally honest memoir of love, loss, and wisdom. [more]

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Led Zeppelin Live: 1975-1977

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Led Zeppelin Live: 1975-1977

Terry O'Neill, Michael Brennan, Baron Wolman

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections; Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

Rare and unseen photos of the band in its heyday. A must-have for any diehard Led Zep lover, this book collects the live performances... [more]

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The Cure: A Perfect Dream

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The Cure: A Perfect Dream

Ian Gittins

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

Hardback

The Cure's story is a fantastical pop fable, but their trajectory has not been one of unbroken success. A Perfect Dream is... [more]

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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]

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Min Kym

String instruments; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting... [more]

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Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip

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Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip...

Joel Selvin

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

Hardback

A tell-all biography of the epic in-fighting of the Grateful Dead in the years following band leader Jerry Garcia's death... [more]

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Born to Run

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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

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

Paperback

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A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage

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A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage

Tionne Watkins, Tionne Watkins

Music; Memoirs

Paperback

For the first time, five-time Grammy Award winner, Tionne T-Boz Watkins, talks about her rise to fame, lifelong battle with... [more]

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Leonard Bernstein

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Leonard Bernstein

Paul R. Laird

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

Paperback

Drawing on over thirty years of study, leading scholar Paul R. Laird describes Bernstein's work as a conductor, composer,... [more]

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

Billy Bragg

Music; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

A Rough Trade, Mojo and FT Book of the Year LONGLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE Emerging from the jazz clubs... [more]

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As Time Goes By

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As Time Goes By

Derek Taylor

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

Paperback

'The sharpest memoir written by one of the Beatles' inner circle.' Observer Derek Taylor's iconic memoir is a rare opportunity... [more]

$22.99

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The Ring of the Nibelung

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The Ring of the Nibelung

Richard Wagner

Music; Opera; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

Hardback

Offers a cycle of four epic operas based loosely on characters from the Norse sagas and the Nibelungenlied. [more]

$55.00

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The Penguin Book of English Song: Seven Centuries of Poetry from Chaucer to Auden

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The Penguin Book of English Song: Seven Centuries of Poetry from Chaucer...

Richard Stokes

Musical scores, lyrics & libretti; Poetry anthologies

Paperback

Draws together a great variety of English poetry (including Irish, Scots and Welsh writers) that has reached a wider audience... [more]

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The Clash: All the Albums, All the Songs

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The Clash: All the Albums, All the Songs

Martin Popoff

Music

Hardback

In-depth looks at all 103 studio cuts-the history, the personnel, the songwriting and recording, the politics, and plenty... [more]

$39.99

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Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul

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Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B

Paperback

WINNER OF THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE 2018In the 1950s and 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee, was the launch pad of musical pioneers... [more]

$25.95

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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont

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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont...

Saul Austerlitz, Saul Austerlitz

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

The most blisteringly impassioned music book of the season. --New York Times Book Review A thrilling account of the Altamont... [more]

$51.95

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Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story Of Recorded Music

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Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story Of Recorded Music

Greg Milner

Music; Music recording & reproduction

Paperback

'[A] breathless, surprisingly thrilling rollercoaster ride through the history of recorded music ... a tour-de-force of fascinating... [more]

$24.99

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Girls at the Piano

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Girls at the Piano

Virginia Lloyd

Keyboard instruments; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A brilliant memoir about how learning the piano shaped the lives of two women worlds and generations apart that will resonate... [more]

$32.99

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

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RAW: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

Lamont U-God Hawkins

Music; Rap & Hip-Hop; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Part social history, part confessional memoir, U-God's intimate portrait of his life - and those of his Wu-Tang brothers -... [more]

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Listen to This

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Listen to This

Alex Ross

Music; Music reviews & criticism; World music

Paperback

Includes a new chapter on John Cage.<br /><br />Alex Ross's award-winning... [more]

$24.99

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