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Janis: Her Life and Music Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476793115
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

This extraordinarily intimate and “gripping” (Vanity Fair) biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was.

Janis Joplin’s first transgressive act was to be a white girl who gained an early sense of the power of the blues, music you could only f


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Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice 1967-1975 Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616208950
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021

“Thompson is a master showman . . .  [Beeswing is] everything you’d hope a Richard Thompson autobiography would be . . .


Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062293312
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 27th, 2013

You won't see no sad and teary eyes when I get my wings, and it's my time to fly
Just call my friends and tell them there's a party, come on by
So just roll me up and smoke me when I die


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Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062038197
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Published: It Books - February 25th, 2014

Outlaw by acclaimed author Michael Streissguth follows the stories of three legends as they redefined country music: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.


Acid for the Children: A Memoir Cover Image
By Flea, Patti Smith (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781455530533
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 5th, 2019

With "virtuosic vulnerability" (The Atlantic), the iconic bassist and Red Hot Chili peppers co-founder pens a love letter to a youth spent wild in Los Angeles in his raw and riveting coming-of-age memoir.


Britney: Inside the Dream Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780007318933
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Published: Harper - May 27th, 2010

Britney Spears - the princess of pop - is making a comeback, and there isn't a person out there who hasn't heard about it. In this fully up-to-date and authoritative biography, Steve Dennis reveals all there is to know about the much-loved star.


What Would Dolly Do?: How to Be a Diamond in a Rhinestone World Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538713006
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 24th, 2018

A spirited homage to Dolly Parton that captures the unique humor, no-nonsense wisdom, flash, and sass of one of America's most iconic stars.


Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781439190463
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Published: Free Press - November 2nd, 2010

From the mind of brilliant historian Robin Kelley comes the first full biography of legendary jazz musician Thelonious Monk, including full access to the family's archives, dozens of interviews, and an afterword for Monk’s 2017 centennial.

Thelonious Monk is the critically acclaimed, gripping saga of an artist’s struggle to “make it” without compromisin


Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?: The Carter Family & Their Legacy in American Music Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780743243827
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 23rd, 2004

The first major biography of the Carter Family, the musical pioneers who almost single-handedly created the sounds and traditions that grew into modern folk, country, and bluegrass music.

Meticulously researched and lovingly written, it is a look at a world and a culture that, rather than passing, has continued to exist in the music that is the legacy of the Carters—songs that


The Autobiography of Gucci Mane Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501165344
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 4th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” (GQ).

For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words.


Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin Cover Image
By Led Zeppelin (Artist)
$69.95
ISBN: 9781909526501
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Published: Reel Art Press - October 9th, 2018

Page, Plant and Jones have collaborated with Reel Art Press to publish the first illustrated book celebrating 50 years since Led Zeppelin formed


Backstage Passes & Backstabbing Bastards: Memoirs of a Rock 'n' Roll Survivor Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780879309220
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Published: Backbeat Books - February 1st, 2008

A rock 'n roll classic, back in print, updated and revised.