In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his rollercoaster lifestyle as shown in the film Rocketman, to becoming a living legend.
The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September 2019
From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.
“I was saying things in songs that female singers didn’t really say back then. I wasn’t submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side.
Acclaimed Beatles historian Kenneth Womack offers the most definitive account yet of the writing, recording, mixing, and reception of Abbey Road.
Celebrate the significance, the magic, and the mojo of the world’s most seductive instrument.
An obsessive, full-color book presented in an irresistible slipcase, Guitar features 200 instruments in stunning detail.
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
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Rolling Stone * BookPage * Amazon * Rough Trade
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence
“[A] riveting and inspiring history of punk’s hard-fought struggle in East Germany.” —The New York Times Book Review
“A thrilling and essential social history$17.00ISBN: 9781101974254Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Vintage - August 13th, 2019
Drawing on previously unpublished sources, this groundbreaking biography of Robert Schumann sheds new light on the great composer’s life and work. With the rigorous research of a scholar and the eloquent prose of a novelist, Judith Chernaik takes us into Schumann’s nineteenth-century Romantic milieu, where he wore many “masks” that gave voice to each corner of his soul.$24.95ISBN: 9781948836388Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Benbella Books - September 10th, 2019
Neil Young took on the music industry so that fans could hear his music--all music--the way it was meant to be heard.$16.99ISBN: 9781612196749Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Melville House - July 30th, 2019
The first-ever collection of interviews with the tortured but groundbreaking singer Billie Holiday, part of Melville House’s beloved Last Interview series
$27.95ISBN: 9780393608946Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 13th, 2019
Everybody's Doin' It is the eye-opening story of popular music's seventy-year rise in the brothels, dance halls, and dives of New York City. It traces the birth of popular music, including ragtime and jazz, to convivial meeting places for sex, drink, music, and dance.