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The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.


The Beatles: Get Back Cover Image
By The Beatles, Peter Jackson (Foreword by), Hanif Kureishi (Introduction by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780935112962
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Published: Callaway Arts & Entertainment - October 12th, 2021

The most anticipated book in more than a decade by the legendary band, The Beatles: Get Back is the official account of the creation of their final album, Let It Be, told in The Beatles' own words, illustrated with hundreds of previously unpublished images, including photos by Ethan A. Russell and Linda McCartney.


Hip-Hop (And Other Things) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538730225
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Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.


Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250797131
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 26th, 2021

“Electrifying. Remain in Love is possibly the most uxorious rock ’n’ roll memoir ever written…”
Wall Street Journal


Music Is History Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
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Published: Abrams Image - October 19th, 2021

Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.


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Not for You: Pearl Jam and the Present Tense Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781501360671
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - October 21st, 2021

There has never been a band like Pearl Jam. The Seattle quintet has recorded eleven studio albums; sold some 85 million records; played over a thousand shows, in fifty countries; and had five different albums reach number one. But Pearl Jam's story is about much more than music.


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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781250800084
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Published: Picador - September 28th, 2021

Alex Ross, renowned New Yorker music critic and author of the international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics—an aesthetic war zone where the Western world wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence.


King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802158055
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Published: Grove Press - October 5th, 2021

The first full and authoritative biography of an American--indeed a world-wide--musical and cultural legend.

"No one worked harder than B.B. No one inspired more up-and-coming artists. No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues."--President Barack Obama


She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982157296
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Published: Scribner - September 7th, 2021

In this Time Top 100 Book of the Year, the National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Heartland “analyzes how Dolly Parton’s songs—and success—have embodied feminism for working-class women” (People).


This Bright Future: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982158248
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 7th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An explosive memoir from Bobby Hall, the multiplatinum recording artist known as Logic and the #1 bestselling author of Supermarket.

This Bright Future is a raw and unfiltered journey into the life and mind of Bobby Hall, who emerged from the wreckage of a horrifically abusive childhood to become an era-definin


Beast: John Bonham and the Rise of Led Zeppelin Cover Image
By C. M. Kushins, Dave Grohl (Foreword by)
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306846687
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Published: Hachette Books - September 7th, 2021

The first full-length narrative biography of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham, considered by many to be one of the greatest drummers in rock history, and a genuine wild man of epic (and sadly fatal) proportions.


The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780190087173
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 1st, 2021

An updated new edition of Ted Gioia's acclaimed compendium of jazz standards, featuring 15 additional selections, hundreds of additional recommended tracks, and enhancements and additions on almost every page.