Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 3

Carpenters: The Musical Legacy 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.


Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062953810
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Published: Amistad - September 21st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For the first time, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson opens up about his amazing comeback—from tragic personal loss to thriving businessman and cable’s highest-paid executive—in this unique self-help guide, his first since his blockbuster New York Times bestseller The 50th Law.


Music, Late and Soon Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771963565
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Published: Biblioasis - November 2nd, 2021

A poet rediscovers the artistic passion of her youth--and pays tribute to the teacher she thought she'd lost.


Bessie Smith: A Poet's Biography of a Blues Legend Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593314272
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Published: Vintage - September 28th, 2021

A beautiful genre-bending tribute to the larger-than-life blues singer Bessie Smith. Scotland’s National Poet blends poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction to create an entirely unique biography of the Empress of the Blues.


It's Not a Rumour: A Rock and Roll Journey Through Life and Alzheimer's Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781644281833
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Published: Rare Bird Books - September 21st, 2021

Frederick Moore rocked and rolled his way through life as "Rick," "Skogie," and "Freddy," almost becoming famous. He spent his 1950s Minneapolis childhood obsessively teaching himself guitar and writing songs while dodging his mother's metal spatula and a brother out to get him.


I Dream He Talks to Me: A Memoir of Learning How to Listen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306923074
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Published: Hachette Books - October 12th, 2021

When Allison’s son, John Henry, stopped using his growing vocabulary just before his second birthday, she knew in her bones that something was shifting.


Babble on an' ting: Alex Paterson's Incredible Journey Beyond the Ultraworld with The Orb Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781787602335
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Published: Omnibus Press - September 9th, 2021

The Orb have been long been acknowledged as prime instigators in 1988's acid house revolution who invented "ambient house" and took it to the top of the album charts, always pushing the outer limits of electronic innovation and sonic pioneering in a parallel "Ultraworld" of their own making.


Beast: John Bonham and the Rise of Led Zeppelin Cover Image
By C. M. Kushins, Dave Grohl (Foreword by)
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306846687
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Published: Hachette Books - September 7th, 2021

The first full-length narrative biography of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham, considered by many to be one of the greatest drummers in rock history, and a genuine wild man of epic (and sadly fatal) proportions.


I'm Possible: A Story of Survival, a Tuba, and the Small Miracle of a Big Dream Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250269645
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 5th, 2021

From the streets of Baltimore to the halls of the New Mexico Philharmonic, a musician shares his remarkable story in I'm Possible, an inspiring memoir of perseverance and possibility.


Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax Cover Image
By Frank Bello, Joel McIver (With), Gene Simmons (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781644282311
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Published: Rare Bird Books - November 2nd, 2021

Frank Bello, bassist with the legendary New York thrash metal band Anthrax since 1984, has sold over ten million albums, travelled the globe more times than he cares to count, and enthralled audiences from the world's biggest stages. His long-awaited memoir would be a gripping read even if its pages only contained stories about his life as a recording and touring musician.


Architects of Self-Destruction: The Oral History of Leftöver Crack Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781644281109
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Published: Rare Bird Books - August 10th, 2021

An oral history in the vein of Please Kill Me


Ten Masterpieces of Music Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495182
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Published: Liveright - October 26th, 2021

Some pieces of music survive. Most fall into oblivion. What gives the ten masterpieces selected for this book their exceptional vitality?