Follow the incredible story of the man they call the "King of Rock and Roll". Elvis Presley's life and career is shown from his care-free beginnings at Sun records in the 1950s to global superstardom. In addition the book features rare interviews with the legendary Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore, Drummer DJ Fontana and Elvis's loyal backing singers the Jordanaires.
And the greatest of these is...Jeremy Camp became a GRAMMY(R)-nominated singer and songwriter, released four gold albums, and received two American Music Awards nominations.
In the middle of a depressing youth in a ghetto of Kingston, Jamaica, Robert Nesta Marley sees only one way out: music. And that music will be what Jamaica made of rock and pop locally that had hardly been heard anywhere else: reggae! It is Marley who brings the unmistakable beat of reggae to the entire world.
A memoir by Morris Day of The Time centering around his lifelong relationship and association with Prince"A vital, illuminating, and wildly entertaining autobiography." -Billboard"Great book!
With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography.
"You have to bear in mind that [Questlove] is one of the smartest motherf*****s on the planet. His musical knowledge, for all practical purposes, is limitless." --Robert Christgau
While Eric Burdon may be best remembered for his unforgettable vocals on the Animals' platinum hit, "House of the Rising Sun," this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member has never stopped having adventures. Burdon was ripped off by unscrupulous agents, accountants, and record labels, hounded by the police, and framed for a crime he didn't commit. Yet through it all, he never became bitter.
A collection of the very first, the very last, and the very best interviews conducted with Prince over his nearly 40 year career.
(Berklee Press). Winner "Best Book of the Year" 2014 award from the Jazz Journalists Association. In Learning to Listen, Gary Burton shares his 50 years of experiences at the top of the jazz scene. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Burton made his first recordings at age 17, has toured and recorded with a who's who of famous jazz names, and is one of only a few openly gay musicians in jazz.
“Miret’s captivating and harrowing, no-holds-barred account of a life lived in the trenches . . . You don’t have to be a major Agnostic Front fan to get maximum enjoyment out of this book. . . . A compelling read.” —Classic Rock Revisited
"Miret’s memorable, affecting stories capture an important time in the hardcore music scene. . . .
Born in small-town Texas during the Great Depression, Willie Nelson was raised to believe in helping his neighbors and living without pretense. After many hardscrabble years as a poorly paid songwriter (often watching his work become a gold mine for other performers), Willie finally found his own voice—the gentle but unmistakably honest sound that has made him an American icon.