Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Bestsellers - Page 14

Sing Backwards and Weep: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780306922787
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Published: Hachette Books - April 27th, 2021

This gritty bestselling memoir by the singer Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, and Soulsavers documents his years as a singer and drug addict in Seattle in the '80s and '90s.

When Mark Lanegan first arrived in Seattle in the mid-1980s, he was just "an arrogant, self-loathing redneck waster seeking transformation through rock 'n' roll.&


Master of Reality (33 1/3 #56) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780826428998
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Published: Continuum - April 15th, 2008

Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy.


Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas State University) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781623494544
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Published: Texas A&M University Press - October 31st, 2016

Winner, 2016 the Belmont Book Award, Sponsored by the International Country Music Conference

For more than forty years, Guy Clark wrote and recorded unforgettable songs. His lyrics and melodies paint indelible portraits of the people, places, and experiences that shaped him.


Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316332255
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 1st, 1995

Written with grace, humor, and affection, Last Train to Memphis has been hailed as the definitive biography of Elvis Presley. It is the first to set aside the myths and focus on Elvis' humanity in a way that has yet to be duplicated.
A New York Times Notable BookWinner of the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award


Unbreakable: My Story, My Way Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476744759
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Published: Atria Books - July 2nd, 2013

The story behind Telemundo’s Jenni Rivera: Mariposa del Barrio series, now streaming.


Smiths' Meat Is Murder (33 1/3) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780826414946
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Published: Continuum - September 1st, 2003

A Catholic high school near Boston in 1985. A time of suicides, gymnasium humiliations, smoking for beginners, asthma attacks, and incendiary teenage infatuations. Infatuations with a girl (Allison), with a band (The Smiths) and with an album, Meat is Murder, that was so raw, so vivid and so melodic that you could cling to it like a lifeboat in a storm.


Signed, Sealed, and Delivered: The Soulful Journey of Stevie Wonder Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780470481509
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Published: Wiley - April 26th, 2010

The first definitive biography of music legend Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder's achievements as a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer are extraordinary. During a career that has spanned almost fifty years, he has earned more than thirty Top 10 hits, twenty-six Grammy Awards, and a place in both the Rock and Roll and Songwriter Halls of Fame--and he's not finished yet.


A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780767911863
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Published: Crown - August 12th, 2003

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist—a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s’ counterculture.


The Way I Am Cover Image
By Eminem
$28.00
ISBN: 9780452296121
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Published: Plume - October 27th, 2009

Chart topping-and headline-making-rap artist Eminem shares his private reflections, drawings, handwritten lyrics, and photographs in his New York Times bestseller The Way I Am


The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help Cover Image
By Amanda Palmer, Brené Brown (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455581092
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 20th, 2015

Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not afraid to ask her audience to support her as she surfed the crowd (and slept on their couches while touring).


Somebody to Love: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Freddie Mercury Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681884097
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Published: Weldon Owen - May 8th, 2018

For the first time, the final years of one of the world's most captivating rock showman are laid bare.


Face It: A Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780060749583
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 1st, 2019

Filled with never-before-seen photos and art throughout, the much-anticipated autobiography from rock icon and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry

BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNK