Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 5

Horseshoes and Hand Grenades: Tales from the Other Mötley Crüe Frontman and Journeys Through a Life in and Out of Rock and Roll Cover Image
By John Corabi, Paul Miles (With)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781644282564
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Published: Rare Bird Books - June 14th, 2022

In Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, John Corabi recounts his life from the mean streets of Philadelphia to the Sunset Strip. Take a look behind the scenes at Corabi's time fronting M tley Cr e, Union, and The Dead Daisies, as well as his time playing rhythm guitar with Ratt and even his stint as a long-haul trucker.


Mellencamp: American Troubadour Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780813195568
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - May 31st, 2022

The Art of Trumpet Teaching: The Legacy of Keith Johnson (North Texas Lives of Musician Series #16) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781574418583
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Published: University of North Texas Press - June 15th, 2022

Keith Johnson retired in 2014 from the University of North Texas, where he was Regents Professor of Trumpet and was honored with the Distinguished Teaching Professor award. Johnson wrote more than thirty articles, two pedagogical texts, and two method books.


The Little Guide to Elton John Cover Image
By Hippo! Orange (Editor)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781800692312
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Published: Orange Hippo! - June 21st, 2022

Under Their Thumb: How a Nice Boy from Brooklyn Got Mixed Up with the Rolling Stones (and Lived to Tell about It) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781493065080
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Published: Backbeat Books - June 15th, 2022

At age sixteen, Bill German began publishing a Rolling Stones fanzine out of his bedroom in Brooklyn. And when he presented an issue to the band on a street in New York, he obviously made an impression: before he knew it, the Stones had hired him to document their career, inviting him in to the studio and to their private jam sessions.


The Light Pours Out of Me: The Official John McGeoch Story Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781913172664
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Published: Omnibus Press - June 23rd, 2022

John McGeoch was the unsung hero of the post-punk era. Blazing a trail with some of Britain’s biggest bands and most revered artists – Magazine, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Armoury Show and Public Image Ltd. – John left an undeniable and indelible mark on music.


My Amy: The Life We Shared Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781641607810
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Published: Chicago Review Press - May 3rd, 2022

A moving, intimate look at the life of Amy Winehouse by her best friend.

The death of icon Amy Winehouse at age just twenty-seven rocked the music world. Through the headlines the world thought they watched a car crash: a girl hell-bent on self-destruction.


Changes: An Oral History of Tupac Shakur Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982170479
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 14th, 2022

A New Yorker writer’s intimate, revealing account of Tupac Shakur’s life and legacy, timed to the fiftieth anniversary of his birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.

In the summer of 2020, Tupac Shakur’s single “Changes” became an anthem for the worldwide protests against the murder of George Floyd.


The Double Life of Bob Dylan: A Restless, Hungry Feeling, 1941-1966 Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316535229
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 17th, 2022

From the world's leading authority on Bob Dylan comes the definitive biography that promises to transform our understanding of the man and musician—thanks to early access to Dylan's never-before-studied archives.

In 2016 Bob Dylan sold his personal archive to the George Kaiser Foundation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, reportedly for $22 million.


Pat Metheny - The Road to You: Under the Direction of Ludovic Florin and Pascal Segala Cover Image
By Pat Metheny (Other)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781540034786
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Published: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation - June 1st, 2022

(Book). This collection of interviews and historical information share all you ever wondered or wanted to know about iconic jazz guitarist Pat Metheny over the course of his four decade career.


Corazón Abierto: Mexican American Voices in Texas Music (John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas State University) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781623499020
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Published: Texas A&M University Press - March 29th, 2022

Corazón Abierto: Mexican American Voices in Texas Music provides a wide view of the myriad contributions Mexican American artists have made to music in Texas and the United States.


Sergei Rachmaninoff (Critical Lives) Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781789145762
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Published: Reaktion Books - May 3rd, 2022

Drawing extensively on Russian-language sources, a concise yet comprehensive survey of the life and work of one of classical music’s great composers.
 
Unquestionably one of the most popular composers of classical music, Sergei Rachmaninoff has not always been so admired by critics.