Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers

Her Country: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250793591
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 10th, 2022

The full and unbridled inside story of the last twenty years of country music through the lens of Maren Morris, Mickey Guyton, and Kacey Musgraves—their peers and inspirations, their paths to stardom, and their battles against a deeply embedded boys’ club, as well as their efforts to transform the genre into a more inclusive place for all (and not just white men in trucker hats), as told by


Be My Baby: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ronnie Spector, Vince Waldron (With), Keith Richards (Foreword by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250837196
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 3rd, 2022

“Do I have to tell you that Ronnie’s got one of the greatest female rock-and-roll voices of all time? She stands alone.”
—Keith Richards


The World of Marty Stuart Cover Image
By Marty Stuart, Ken Burns (Foreword by), Katie Blount (Introduction by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780938896005
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Published: University Press of Mississippi/Mississippi D - May 31st, 2022

Contributions by Scott B. Bomar, Rick Bragg, Dayton Duncan, David Fricke, Holly George-Warren, Peter Guralnick, and Michael Streissguth


Long Train Runnin': Our Story of The Doobie Brothers Cover Image
By Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston, Chris Epting (Contributions by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250270054
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 10th, 2022

For the first time, the incredible true story of the legendary band, The Doobie Brothers, written by founding members Pat Simmons and Tom Johnston.


It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419750311
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 10th, 2022

From a talented young journalist on the rise, a deeply reported, timely new biography of the Notorious B.I.G., publishing for what would have been his 50th birthday

The Notorious B.I.G. was one of the most charismatic and talented artists of the 1990s.


Sixteen Tons: The Merle Travis Story Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781947026582
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Published: BMG Books - May 24th, 2022

Sixteen Tons is the story of Country Music Hall of Fame member Merle Travis, a brilliant, multi-talented, and deeply troubled artist who is widely considered a genius.


Still Alright: A Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306925368
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Published: Hachette Books - June 14th, 2022

You know Kenny Loggins for his megahit soundtrack themes and chart-topping collaborations.


DJ Screw: A Life in Slow Revolution (American Music Series) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781477325131
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 17th, 2022

DJ Screw, a.k.a. Robert Earl Davis Jr., changed rap and hip-hop forever. In the 1990s, in a spare room of his Houston home, he developed a revolutionary mixing technique known as chopped and screwed. Spinning two copies of a record, Screw would “chop” in new rhythms, bring in local rappers to freestyle over the tracks, and slow the recording down on tape.


My Life in the Sunshine: Searching for My Father and Discovering My Family Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593295960
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Published: Viking - June 7th, 2022

“Nabil traces the image of his father through song. With growing fascination and heartbreak, he draws out meaning from the shadow of absence, and ultimately redefines what it means to be a family.” - Michelle Zauner, New York Times bestselling author of Crying in H Mart and Grammy nominated musician Japanese Breakfast


Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132715
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Published: Roc Lit 101 - April 19th, 2022

American pop music is arguably this country’s greatest cultural contribution to the world, and its singular voice and virtuosity were created by a shining thread of Black women geniuses stretching back to the country’s founding.


Elvis '68 Comeback: The Story Behind the Special Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781645176732
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Published: Thunder Bay Press - April 26th, 2022

A chronicle of the comeback performance that marked Elvis Presley’s return from the screen to the stage. Includes exclusive content from the show’s director, Steve Binder.


Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story, in Music Lessons Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780812995985
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Published: Random House - March 22nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A beautifully written, witty memoir that is also an immersive exploration of classical music—its power, its meanings, and what it can teach us about ourselves—from the MacArthur “Genius” Grant–winning pianist