Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 7

Life in the Stocks: Volume Two: Veracious Conversations with Musicians & Creatives Cover Image
By Matt Stocks, Keith Buckley (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781644282502
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Published: Rare Bird Books - March 8th, 2022

In the last few years, the podcast industry has really boomed. Every journalist and celebrity worth their salt now has their own. But what makes Life In The Stocks special? Well, for one thing it's the eclectic pool of speakers from a wide range of creative disciplines.


Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684513277
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Published: Salem Books - May 31st, 2022

A deep dive into the Man in Black's demons, triumphs, and ultimate road back to faith by a celebrated pastor and best-selling author.


Making Tracks: A Record Producer's Southern Roots Music Journey (American Made Music) Cover Image
By Scott Billington, Peter Guralnick (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496839152
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - June 16th, 2022

From the 1980s through the early 2000s, a golden era for southern roots music, producer and three-time Grammy winner Scott Billington recorded many of the period's most iconic artists. Working primarily in Louisiana for Boston-based Rounder Records, Billington produced such giants as Irma Thomas, Charlie Rich, Buckwheat Zydeco, Johnny Adams, Bobby Rush, Ruth Brown, Beau Jocque, and Solomon Burke.


(R)evolution: The Autobiography Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781472134639
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Published: Constable - March 8th, 2022

A Daily Mail 'best TV and showbiz memoir' for 2020

From humble beginnings in Middlesex, where money was scarce but dreams were encouraged, to the award-winning godfather of electronica, Gary Numan has seen it all. His incredible story can be charted in two distinct parts . . .


Ornette Coleman: The Territory and the Adventure Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781789145601
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Published: Reaktion Books - June 7th, 2022

With striking photographs and personal insight, a compelling biography of the great American saxophonist and free jazz innovator Ornette Coleman.

Ornette Coleman’s career encompassed the glory years of jazz and the American avant-garde. Born in segregated Fort Worth, Texas, during the Great Depression, the African-American composer and musician was zeitgeist incarnate.


Slim Harpo: Blues King Bee of Baton Rouge Cover Image
By Martin Hawkins, John Broven (Foreword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807177297
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Published: LSU Press - April 1st, 2022

As Louis Armstrong forever tethered jazz to New Orleans and Clifton Chenier fixed Lafayette as home to zydeco, Slim Harpo established Baton Rouge as a base for the blues.


Bowie at 75 Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9780760374382
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Published: Motorbooks - September 6th, 2022

A unique and beautifully produced celebration of the iconic and beloved rock star, Bowie at 75 examines David Bowie’s extraordinary life through the lens of 75 significant career achievements and life events.

Hendrix, Joplin, Mercury…few rock artists garner as much adulation after passing as they did in life.


Queen As It Began: The Authorised Biography Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781913172633
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Published: Omnibus Press - June 9th, 2022

The Road Bends Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781644282281
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Published: Rare Bird Books - May 3rd, 2022

Sami Yaffa is a bass guitar legend, an icon of the rock world, and an uncompromising walker of his own way, who rose to prominence as the bassist of the mythical Hanoi Rocks.


They Just Seem a Little Weird: How KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz Remade Rock and Roll Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780306845222
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Published: Hachette Books - June 21st, 2022

A veteran music journalist explores how four legendary rock bands—KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz—laid the foundation for two diametrically opposed subgenres: hair metal in the '80s and grunge in the '90s.

It was the age when heavy-footed, humorless dinosaurs roamed the hard-rock landscape.


Sinatra and Me: The Very Good Years Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781637584071
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Published: Post Hill Press - April 5th, 2022

An intimate look at the legendary Frank Sinatra by one of his closest friends.

Not many people were allowed inside Frank Sinatra's inner circle. But Tony Consiglio was a boyhood friend of Sinatra's who remained his friend and confidant for over sixty years.


Boy on Fire: The Young Nick Cave Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781838953720
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Published: Atlantic Books - July 1st, 2022

The first volume of the long-awaited, near-mythical biography of Nick Cave, by award-winning writer Mark Mordue. 

An intensely beautiful, profound, and poetic biography of the formative years of the dark prince of rock 'n' roll, Boy on Fire is Nick Cave's creation story, a portrait of the artist first as a boy, then as a young man.

A deeply in