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The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard By Marc Eliot Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306923210
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Published: Hachette Books - January 18th, 2022

The definitive biography of country legend Merle Haggard by the New York Times bestselling biographer of Clint Eastwood, Cary Grant, The Eagles, and more.

Merle Haggard was one of the most important country music musicians who ever lived.


Carpenters: The Musical Legacy By Mike Cidoni Lennox, Mike Cidoni Lennox, Chris May Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648960727
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 16th, 2021

Introduction by Richard Carpenter

The definitive biography of one of the most enduring and endeared recording artists in history—the Carpenters—is told for the first time from the perspective of Richard Carpenter, through more than 100 hours of exclusive interviews and some 200 photographs from Richard's personal archive, many never published.


Cronies, a Burlesque: Adventures with Ken Kesey, Neal Cassady, the Merry Pranksters and the Grateful Dead By Ken Babbs Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780989446297
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Published: Tsunami Press - January 11th, 2022

A bullet train of a book, fast-paced, hilarious, rich with action. A harbinger of good things to come in mysterious ways.


Woody Guthrie: Songs and Art * Words and Wisdom By Nora Guthrie, Robert Santelli Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781797211787
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 16th, 2021

The timely, passionate, and humanely political work of America's greatest folk singer and songwriter is presented through his own words and art—curated by Woody's daughter—in this essential self-portrait, including never-before published lyrics and personal writing, and testimony from contemporary writers and musicians on his powerful relevance today.


Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child By Harvey Kubernik, Ken Kubernik Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781454937388
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Published: Union Square & Co. - November 23rd, 2021

A unique tribute to Jimi Hendrix featuring contributions by those who knew and worked with him, enhanced with images by the most renowned rock photographers of the era.


The Dylan Tapes: Friends, Players, and Lovers Talkin’ Early Bob Dylan By Anthony Scaduto, Stephanie Trudeau (Editor) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781517908157
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 26th, 2022

The raw material and interviews behind Anthony Scaduto’s iconic biography of Bob Dylan draw an intimate and multifaceted portrait of the singer-songwriter who defined his era 

When Anthony Scaduto’s Bob Dylan: An Intimate Biography was first published in 1971, the Nobel Prize–winning songwriter, at thirty, had already released some of the most ic


Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina By Chris Frantz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250797131
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 26th, 2021

“Electrifying. Remain in Love is possibly the most uxorious rock ’n’ roll memoir ever written…”
Wall Street Journal


Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd (Reading Edition): (Rock and Roll Book, Biography of Pink Floyd, Music Book) By Nick Mason, Philip Dodd (Editor) Cover Image
By Nick Mason, Philip Dodd (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781452166100
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 3rd, 2017

The definitive history of Pink Floyd by founding member Nick Mason, this reading edition brings up-to-date the band's incredible story as told uniquely from the inside out.


Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician By Christoph Wolff Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393322569
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 17th, 2001

Finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Biography, this landmark book was revised in 2013 to include new knowledge discovered after its initial publication.


Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson By Bruce Conforth, Gayle Dean Wardlow Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781641609012
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Published: Chicago Review Press - June 7th, 2022

Robert Johnson is the subject of the most famous myth about the blues: he allegedly sold his soul at the crossroads in exchange for his incredible talent, and this deal led to his death at age 27. But the actual story of his life remains unknown save for a few inaccurate anecdotes. Up Jumped the Devil is the result of over 50 years of research.


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I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen By Sylvie Simmons Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063114906
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Published: Ecco - February 9th, 2021

The New York Times-bestselling, definitive biography of legendary artist Leonard Cohen, now with new afterword by the author

“There is a crack in everything.

That’s how the light gets in.”

— Leonard Cohen


Dreaming in Yellow: The Story of the DIY Sound System By Harry Harrison Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781913231149
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Published: Velocity Press - May 1st, 2022