Music Books

Led Zeppelin: The Biography By Bob Spitz Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780399562440
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Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2024

“In this authoritative, unsparing history of the biggest rock group of the 1970s, Spitz delivers inside details and analysis with his well-known gift for storytelling.” —PEOPLE

From the author of the iconic, bestselling history of The Beatles, the definitive account of arguable the greatest rock band of all time.


3 Shades of Blue: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, and the Lost Empire of Cool By James Kaplan Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525561002
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Published: Penguin Press - March 5th, 2024

From the author of the definitive biography of Frank Sinatra, the story of how jazz arrived at the pinnacle of American culture in 1959, told through the journey of three towering artists—Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Bill Evans—who came together to create the most iconic jazz album of all time, Kind of Blue


Composers Who Changed History (DK History Changers) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$40.00
ISBN: 9780744092806
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Published: DK - February 20th, 2024

This intricate visual celebration of the world's most celebrated composers tells the fascinating stories of their lives and works.


The Future of Songwriting (The FUTURES Series) By Kristin Hersh Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781685891176
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Published: Melville House - March 12th, 2024

Throwing Muses frontwoman and critically acclaimed solo artist Kristin Hersh meditates on the future of her craft in this wry, existential and passionate addition to Melville House’s new series, FUTURES.

Over a long, hot Christmas in Australia, Throwing Muses frontwoman and critically acclaimed solo artist Kristin Hersh considers her future as a songwriter.


The Other Fab Four: The Remarkable True Story of the Liverbirds, Britain’s First Female Rock Band By Mary McGlory, Sylvia Saunders Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538739969
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 12th, 2024

For readers of Sheila Weller’s Girls Like Us comes a fiercely feminist, heartwarming story of friendship and music about The Liverbirds, Britain’s first all-female rock group.

The idea for Britain’s first female rock band, The Liverbirds, started one evening in 1962, when Mary McGlory, then age 16, saw The Beatles play live at The Cavern Club in Liverpoo


Weird Music That Goes on Forever: A Punk's Guide to Loving Jazz By Bob Suren, Brian Walsby (Illustrator), Lucky Lehrer (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Bob Suren, Brian Walsby (Illustrator), Lucky Lehrer (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781648412080
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - March 26th, 2024

Drums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon By Joel Selvin Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781635768992
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Published: Diversion Books - February 27th, 2024

The blazing rock opera of the greatest drummer of all-time, Jim Gordon, from the legendary Wrecking Crew to redefining rock on the Seventies' biggest hits and outrageous tours, and ultimately to the most shocking crime in rock history--a story of musical genius, uncontrollable madness, and the big fill


The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth By John Robb Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781526176769
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Published: Manchester University Press - February 20th, 2024

One of Resident Music's Books of the Year 2023'Magisterial' --The Times'A treat' --Uncut'This exhaustive book shows why the dark side is not dead and buried.'--Mojo'Gloriously knowledgeable and inclusive, rich with words like crystalline, lysergic, spectral, and stuffed with stories about the bands who changed your life as a teenager.' --Irish


Biography of a Phantom: A Robert Johnson Blues Odyssey By Robert Mack McCormick, John Troutman (Editor) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781588347817
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Published: Smithsonian Books - February 6th, 2024

The drama of In Cold Blood meets the stylings of a Coen brothers film in this long-lost manuscript from musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick, whose research on blues icon Robert Johnson's mysterious life and death became as much of a myth as the musician himself


Bitter Crop: The Heartache and Triumph of Billie Holiday's Last Year By Paul Alexander Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593315903
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Published: Knopf - February 13th, 2024

A revelatory look at the tumultuous life of a jazz legend and American cultural icon

“A book written as only one artist could view another, with insight and sincere compassion.” —Sandra Cisneros, best-selling author of Woman Without Shame


CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young By Peter Doggett Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501183034
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Published: Atria Books - January 16th, 2024

An engaging and illuminating biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of “rock’s first supergroup” (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young—when they were the most successful, influential, and politically potent band in America.

After making their marks in popular bands such as the Hollies and the Byrds, David Crosby,


First Things First: Hip-Hop Ladies Who Changed the Game By Nadirah Simmons Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538740743
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Published: Twelve - January 30th, 2024

This enlightening book reframes the history of hip-hop—and this time, women are given credit for all their trailblazing achievements that have left an undeniable impact on music. 

FIRST THINGS FIRST, hip-hop is not just the music, and women have played a big role in shaping the way it looks today.