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The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present is a two-volume self-portrait in which McCartney recounts his life and art through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career - from his earliest boyhood compositions through the legendary decade of The Beatles, to Wings and his solo albums to the present.

The two volumes are introduced and edited by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, who says: "Based on conversations I had with Paul McCartney over a five-year period, these commentaries are as close to an autobiography as we may ever come. His insights into his own artistic process confirm a notion at which we had but guessed - that Paul McCartney is a major literary figure who draws upon, and extends, the long tradition of poetry in English."

Each volume is 480 pages long with colour photography throughout and are not sold separately.

AUSTRALIAN MUSIC HISTORY

For some years, iconic Australian music writer Clinton Walker has been working on a book which documents a fundamental part of the history of Australian popular music. Knitted into a background of tumultuous social change, Suburban Songbook gets inside the compositions that helped shape the sound, paying long overdue credit to the often-obscure pioneers who toiled to set the stage for the full maturation of Australian music that followed Countdown into the 1980s.

Superbly designed in lavish colour and with a wealth of archival photographs and images, linked playlists (for Spotify and YouTube) and exhaustive discographies across its 272 pages, this book will (like so many of Clinton's other books) become the standard reference on the subject for decades to come.

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Mark Evan Bonds

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Bryan Ferry

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Anita Jacoby

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Cassandra Peterson

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Philip Watson

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Mallory Andrews

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Keith Urban

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Peter FitzSimons

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Robert Florczak

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Michael S Foley

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Alan Light

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The First True Hitchcock

The Making of a Filmmaker

Henry K. Miller

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Rememberings

Sinead O'Connor

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Fifty Key Stage Musicals

Robert W. Schneider

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Stories I Might Regret Telling You

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Stories I Might Regret Telling You

Martha Wainwright

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Buster Keaton

James Curtis

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Stephen Galloway

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Yo! The early days of Hip Hop 1982-84

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Sophie Bramly

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Five Straight Lines

A History of Music

Andrew Gant

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Totally Truffaut

23 Films for Understanding the Man...

Anne Gillain

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We Could Be

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Tom Hagler

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Blue Note

Uncompromising Expression: The Finest...

Richard Havers

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The Bach Cello Suites

A Companion

Steven Isserlis

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Talking to Myself

Chris Jagger

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100 Movies of the 1980s

Jurgen Muller

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Jurgen Muller

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100 Movies of the 1990s

Jurgen Muller

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100 Movies of the 2000s

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Led Zeppelin

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Kid A Mnesia

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Walking With Ghosts

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James Cameron

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Sympathy for the Drummer

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Mike Edison

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Jean Sibelius

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Billy Wilder

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Joseph McBride

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David Fincher

Mind Games

Adam Nayman

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Dvorak's Prophecy

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Joseph Horowitz

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Harvey Sachs

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Leonard Slatkin

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The Big Goodbye

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Kenneth Womack

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