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Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 8

The Police: Every Little Thing: The Adventures of Sting, Stewart and Andy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781787602304
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Published: Omnibus Press - September 2nd, 2021

An American drummer, a bass player from Newcastle and a guitarist a decade older than the other two, with little in common other than their musical brilliance and towering ambition, formed one of the most successful bands in history.


Beaumonster: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306846748
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Published: Hachette Books - November 9th, 2021

A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE ADVENTURES OF FIRST-RATE STORYTELLER, GUITARIST, AND RELENTLESS ROAD WARRIOR JESSE DAYTON
 
Jesse Dayton’s story reads like a who’s who of American music. In his debut memoir Beaumonster, Dayton reveals the stranger-than-fiction encounters and outlandish experiences that have ensued across his wide-ranging career.


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Not for You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781501360671
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - October 21st, 2021

There has never been a band like Pearl Jam. The Seattle quintet has recorded eleven studio albums; sold some 85 million records; played over a thousand shows, in fifty countries; and had five different albums reach number one. But Pearl Jam's story is about much more than music.


Hallucinations from Hell: Confessions of an Angry Samoan Cover Image
By Gregg H. Turner, Gary Panter (Illustrator), Mindy Turner (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781644282205
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Published: Rare Bird Books - August 10th, 2021

The stories in this here anthology may in fact be true true wild tales I've absorbed over time. Perhaps drenched with generous hyperbole? I'll let you decide.


The Blues Dream of Billy Boy Arnold (Chicago Visions and Revisions) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226809205
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 19th, 2021

The frank, funny, and unforgettable autobiography of a living legend of Chicago blues.  
 
Simply put, Billy Boy Arnold is one of the last men standing from the Chicago blues scene’s raucous heyday.


(R)evolution: The Autobiography Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781472134639
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Published: Constable - January 4th, 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 . . .


Joy Division + New Order: Decades Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781786751164
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Published: Palazzo Editions - November 15th, 2021

First, there was Joy Division. Their music reflected both the barren urban landscape of their native Manchester in the late 1970s and singer Ian Curtis’s heart of darkness. They remain forever defined by both the suicide of their extraordinary and extraordinarily volatile singer and two albums as close to perfection as music can come.


How to Lose Everything: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771622905
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Published: Douglas & McIntyre - September 21st, 2021

Disability, death and divorce are part of a string of losses that leave this award-winning musician fundamentally changed as she learns to navigate her grief and find a way forward.


Fear Stalks the Land!: A Commonplace Book Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781838857363
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Published: Canongate Books - December 7th, 2021

In which the writings of the authors Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood are gathered together.

This commonplace book includes faxes, notes, fledgling lyrics, sketches, lists of all kinds and scribblings towards nirvana, as were sent between the two authors during the period 1999 to 2000 during the creation of the Radiohead albums Kid A and Amnesiac.


Complex Presents Dummy Boy: Tekashi 6ix9ine and The Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781954220027
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Published: Kingston Imperial - December 21st, 2021

The story of one of the most controversial figures in all of hip-hop history, Dummy Boy tells the tale of Tekashi 6ix9ine and his meteoric rise to fame.


This Was Toscanini: The Maestro, My Father, and Me Cover Image
By Samuel Antek, Lucy Antek Johnson (With), Robert Hupka (Photographer)
$35.95
ISBN: 9781612545202
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Published: Brown Books Publishing Group - August 17th, 2021

Mozart: The Reign of Love Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062433619
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 7th, 2021

Now in paperback: the definitive biography of one of the most lauded musical geniuses in history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, by the acclaimed composer and biographer Jan Swafford

At the earliest ages it was apparent that Wolfgang Mozart’s singular imagination was at work in every direction.