Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Bestsellers - Page 13

My Thoughts Exactly Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781911600916
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Published: Blink Publishing - October 1st, 2019

So, this is me. Lily Allen. I am a woman. I am a mother. I was a wife. I drink. I have taken drugs. I have loved and been let down. I am a success and a failure. I am a songwriter. I am a singer. I am all these things and more. When women share their stories, loudly and clearly and honestly, things begin to change—for the better. This is my story.


New Kids on the Block: The Story of Five Brothers and a Million Sisters Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451695229
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Published: Touchstone - February 27th, 2016

An authorized biography of supergroup New Kids on the Block—tracking their rise, fall, and triumphant return as one of the biggest acts of all time (with a special focus on the fans who have supported them every step of the way).

Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood.

They set the bar for every boy band that followed and changed


Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316013291
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 5th, 2006

From the acclaimed author of Last Train to Memphis, this is the definitive biography of Sam Cooke, one of most influential singers and songwriters of all time.

Sam Cooke was among the first to blend gospel music and secular themes -- the early foundation of soul music.


When singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London home in 2011, the press inducted her into what Kurt Cobain's mother named the 27 Club. "Now he's gone and joined that stupid club," she said in 1994, after being told that her son, the front man of Nirvana, had committed suicide.


Playing Before the Lord: The Life and Work of Joseph Haydn Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780802868527
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Published: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company - January 24th, 2014

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) has been called the father of the symphony and the string quartet. A friend of Mozart and a teacher of Beethoven, Papa Haydn composed an amazing variety of music -- symphonies, string quartets, concerti, masses, operas, oratorios, keyboard works -- and his prolific output celebrates both the heights and depths of life.


Angry Blonde Cover Image
By Eminem
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060934514
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Published: It Books - June 4th, 2002

Today‘s hottest rapper‘ the enigmatic Eminem‘ delivers a provocative collection of his uncensored lyrics, complete with personal commentary on each controversial song.

Angry Blonde is the only official Eminem book on the market, done with the complete authorisation and support of the rap superstar.


This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781613748763
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Published: Chicago Review Press - October 1st, 2013

The singer and drummer of the Band details, in this book, the history of one of the most influential groups of the 1960s. While their music evoked a Southern mythology with their beautifully crafted, image-rich songs, only their Arkansan drummer, Levon Helm, was the genuine article. This updated edition of his life story includes a new epilogue that covers the last dozen years of his life.


The Book of Atlantis Black: The Search for a Sister Gone Missing Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781947793774
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Published: Tin House Books - August 4th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year

"A haunting, mind-bending memoir. . . . riveting." —New York Times

"A mixture of biography and true crime, this narrative . . . offers more plot twists, shocking revelations and shady characters than most contemporary thrillers." —NPR


Always a Song: Singers, Songwriters, Sinners, and Saints - My Story of the Folk Music Revival Cover Image
By Ellen Harper, Ben Harper (Foreword by), Sam Barry
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452184241
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Published: Chronicle Prism - January 26th, 2021

Always a Song is a collection of stories from singer and songwriter Ellen Harper—folk matriarch and mother to the Grammy-winning musician Ben Harper.

Harper shares vivid memories of growing up in Los Angeles through the 1960s among famous and small-town musicians, raising Ben, and the historic Folk Music Center.


Conversations with Tom Petty Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781787601628
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Published: Omnibus Press - February 13th, 2020

Tom Petty has long been considered one of the great songwriters of American rock 'n' roll, as well as one of the key standard bearers of integrity in the music business.


Cash: The Autobiography Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060727536
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Published: HarperOne - October 7th, 2003

He was the "Man in Black," a country music legend, and the quintessential American troubadour. He was an icon of rugged individualism who had been to hell and back, telling the tale as never before. In his unforgettable autobiography, Johnny Cash tells the truth about the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs, and the people who shaped him.


Steely Dan FAQ: All That's Left to Know About This Elusive Band Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781495025129
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Published: Backbeat Books - February 1st, 2017

Despite Steely Dan's popularity, its ability to cultivate an ever-growing base of avid and loyal fans, and its chart positions, relatively little has been written about the group.