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The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393356021
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 5th, 2018

The Show That Never Ends is the definitive story of the extraordinary rise and fall of progressive ("prog") rock. Epitomized by such classic, chart-topping bands as Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, and Emerson Lake & Palmer, along with such successors as Rush, Marillion, Asia, Styx, and Porcupine Tree, prog sold hundreds of millions of records.


Paul Simon: The Life Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501112126
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 8th, 2018

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's full participation--but without his editorial control--by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.


Change of Seasons: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250181787
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 29th, 2018

Now in paperback with new material, a memoir by John Oates of Hall & Oates, the most successful musical duo of all time.


Accidentally Like a Martyr: The Tortured Art of Warren Zevon Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781617136726
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Published: Backbeat Books - June 5th, 2018

(Book). Warren Zevon songs are like chapters in a great American novel. Its story lies in the heart of his and our psyche. The lines are blurred. We never seem to know if we are looking in a mirror or peering through a window; we only know that when we listen we see something .


Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey Into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780393248999
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 29th, 2018

Major Dudes: A Steely Dan Companion Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781468316278
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Published: Overlook Press - June 5th, 2018

At its core a creative marriage between Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, Steely Dan has sold over 45 million albums and recorded several of the cleverest and best-produced albums of the 1970s--from the breathlessly catchy Can't Buy a Thrill to the sleekly sinister Gaucho--making them one of the most successful rock acts of the past fifty years.


Visualizing The Beatles: A Complete Graphic History of the World’s Favorite Band Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062790989
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 1st, 2018

Foreword by Rob Sheffield
Filled with stunning full-color infographics, a unique, album-by-album visual history of the evolution of the Beatles that examines how their style, their sound, their instruments, their songs, their tours, and the world they inhabited transformed over the course of a decade.


Beethoven: Second, Revised Edition Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781468314809
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Published: Overlook-Omnibus - May 22nd, 2018

Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781681777443
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 1st, 2018

Fender Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781788400091
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Published: Cassell - May 1st, 2018


Leo Fender's guitars have arguably had the greatest influence on modern music than any other make of guitar. Over 250 guitars in every model, style and finish are lovingly photographed and detailed, from the greatest to the rarest - Strats, Teles and the infamous Marauder.


What Would Dolly Do?: How to Be a Diamond in a Rhinestone World Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538713006
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 24th, 2018

A spirited homage to Dolly Parton that captures the unique humor, no-nonsense wisdom, flash, and sass of one of America's most iconic stars.


Origins of a Song: 202 True Inspirations Behind the World's Greatest Lyrics Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604337754
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Published: Cider Mill Press - May 1st, 2018

David Bowie, tired of the rock 'n roll Los Angeles lifestyle, picks up and moves to West Berlin.

Sixteen-year-old Rod Stewart sneaks into a music festival and has a coming-of-age experience.

Paul McCartney dreams of his deceased mother.

The rest is music history.


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