A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain
An intimate look at the early years of one of the world’s most significant and influential guitarists and songwriters.
In this moving and immersive memoir, Richard Thompson, international and longtime beloved music legend, recreates the spirit of the 1960s, where he found, and then lost, and then found his way again.
The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about a life shaped by music in this candid, heartfelt, and intimate story.
"A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched" (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions.
Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations, diluted their
In her intense, brief life, Amy Winehouse's music spoke directly to millions. And since her death, her fans have only increased.
An autobiographical exploration of the role and meaning of music in our world by one of India's greatest living authors, himself a vocalist and performer.
An updated new edition of Ted Gioia's universally acclaimed history of jazz, with a wealth of new insight on this music's past, present, and future.
From one of the most lyrically gifted, socially conscious rappers of the past twenty years, Vibrate Higher is a firsthand account of hip-hop as a political force
An award-winning Black feminist music critic takes us on an epic journey through radical sound from Bessie Smith to Beyonc .
Buffy Sainte-Marie is an icon and inspiration. This book is necessary--an authorized insight into the making of a legend. --Terese Marie Mailhot, author of Heart Berries
A powerful, intimate look at the life of a beloved folk icon and activist.
New York Times bestselling author and Nashville legend Loretta Lynn tells the story of her rise from deep poverty in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, to the top of the male-dominated country music industry.
Reissued for the 40th Anniversary of the Oscar-winning, Sissy Spacek-starring film of the same name, Coal Miner's Daughter recounts Loretta Lynn'
The New York Times-bestselling, definitive biography of legendary artist Leonard Cohen, now with new afterword by the author
“There is a crack in everything.
That’s how the light gets in.”
— Leonard Cohen