Music Books

A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984817297
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 21st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir that is as nuanced, witty, and relatable as his cult-classic songs.

“A Dream About Lightning Bugs reads like its author: intelligent, curious, unapologetically punk, and funny as hell.”—Sara Bareilles


Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250209221
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 21st, 2020

Two iconic bands. An unforgettable life.


Blues Guitar for Dummies Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781119695639
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Published: For Dummies - July 28th, 2020

  • Select the right guitar and accessories
  • Learn the riffs and scales that define the blues
  • Play solid blues rhythm or step out for a solo

Recreate the sounds of the blues masters


Now Is the Time to Invent! Cover Image
By Katherine Spielmann (Editor), Steve Connell (Editor), J. Neo Marvin (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781891241673
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Published: Verse Chorus Press - July 21st, 2020

Now Is the Time to Invent offers a definitive portrait of the vibrant indie-rock scene that flourished in the mid-1980s and reached its creative peak in the 1990s.


Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche Cover Image
By Momus
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374144081
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 14th, 2020

"Diarist, novelist, satirist, lyricist beyond peer."* In Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche, Nick Currie, a.k.a. Momus, presents the story of his life, career, and conquests on the margins of multiple music and art scenes.


Singing Exercises for Dummies Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781119701040
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Published: For Dummies - July 28th, 2020

  • Expand your vocal technique
  • Make sense of technical singing concepts
  • Improve your performance abilities

Let your best voice be heard


Straighten Up and Fly Right: The Life and Music of Nat King Cole Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780190882044
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 13th, 2020

One of the most popular and memorable American musicians of the 20th century, Nat King Cole (1919-65) is remembered today as both a pianist and a singer, a feat rarely accomplished in the world of popular music. Now, in this complete life and times biography, author Will Friedwald offers a new take on this fascinating musician, framing him first as a bandleader and then as a star.


Brother Robert: Growing Up with Robert Johnson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306845260
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Published: Hachette Books - June 9th, 2020

This intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson's stepsister includes new details about his family, music, influences, tragic death, and musical afterlife.


Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780306903069
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Published: Hachette Books - June 16th, 2020

A tell-all biography of the epic in-fighting of the Grateful Dead in the years following band leader Jerry Garcia's death in 1995.


The Lives of Isaac Stern Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393634617
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 23rd, 2020

A centennial celebration of the career and legacy of the first made-in-America violin virtuoso and one of the twentieth century’s greatest musicians.


Summertime: George Gershwin's Life in Music Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780393358353
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 30th, 2020

“Elegant and authoritative.” —Thomas Brothers, author of Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration


Being John Lennon: A Restless Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643134864
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 14th, 2020

An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologized musicians of the twentieth century.

What was it like to be John Lennon? What was it like to be the castoff child, the clown at school, and the middle-class suburban boy who pretended to be a working-class hero?


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