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Acid for the Children: A Memoir Cover Image
By Flea, Patti Smith (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781455530533
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 5th, 2019

The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star.


The Beautiful Ones Cover Image
By Prince
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399589652
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 29th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death


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The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501141737
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Published: Scribner - November 19th, 2019

“A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history” (The New York Times Book Review), this one-of-a-kind narrative masterfully recreates the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Cla


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Janis: Her Life and Music Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781476793108
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

Longlisted for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was.

Janis Joplin’s first transgressive act was to be a white girl who gained an early sense of the power of the blues,


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Solid State: The Story of
By Kenneth Womack, Alan Parsons (Foreword by)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781501746857
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Published: Cornell University Press - October 15th, 2019

Acclaimed Beatles historian Kenneth Womack offers the most definitive account yet of the writing, recording, mixing, and reception of Abbey Road.


Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780358181729
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 22nd, 2019

A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell’s handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first time
 
In 1971, as her album Blue topped charts around the world, Joni Mitchell crafted one hundred copies of Morning Glory on the Vine as a holiday gift for he


Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250147608
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - October 15th, 2019

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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.


Face It: A Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780060749583
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 1st, 2019

Filled with never-before-seen photos and art throughout, the much-anticipated autobiography from rock icon and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry

BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNK 


Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101985274
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Published: Dutton - October 1st, 2019

The singer, guitarist, and songwriter—best known for his work with Wilco—opens up about his past, his songs, the music, and the people who have inspired him in this personal memoir. This ideal addition to your Wilco collection also makes a perfect gift for music lovers.

*A New York Times Bestseller*


Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781523507726
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 1st, 2019

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.


Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982142223
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 15th, 2019

This updated New York Times bestselling collection of essays by seven-time Grammy nominated singer songwriter Sara Bareilles “resonates with authentic and hard-won truths” (Publishers Weekly)—and features new material on the hit Broadway musical, Waitress.

Sara Bareilles “pours her heart and soul into these essays” (Associated Press)


Horror Stories: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511984
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Published: Random House - October 8th, 2019

The two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville traces her life and career in a genre-bending memoir in stories about the pivotal moments that haunt her.


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