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Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062861504
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Published: Ecco - April 2nd, 2019

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death comes a new perspective on one of the most compelling icons of our time—and the only book written by someone who knew him

In early 1991, top music manager Danny Goldberg agreed to take on Nirvana, a critically acclaimed new band from the underground music scene in Seattle.


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The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501141652
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Published: Scribner - January 15th, 2019

A riveting saga in the history of rock ‘n’ roll: the decades-long 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 Clapton to play the instruments they built.

In the years after World War II, music was evolv


CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501183027
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

“A must for CSNY fans.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of “rock’s first supergroup” (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young—when they were the most successful, influential, and politically potent band in America—in honor of th


In Tune: Music as the Bridge to Mindfulness Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781615195350
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Published: The Experiment - April 2nd, 2019

In our noisy world, music is the key to inner silence

Richard Wolf first tried Zen meditation in his teens, but no matter in what posture or for how long he sat, transcendence proved stubbornly out of reach.


Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735221369
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Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2019

A mind-expanding dive into a lost chapter of 1968, featuring the famous and forgotten: Van Morrison, folkie-turned-cult-leader Mel Lyman, Timothy Leary, James Brown, and many more


Ashes to Ashes: The Songs of David Bowie, 1976-2016 Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781912248308
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Published: Repeater - February 12th, 2019

From the ultimate David Bowie expert comes an exploration of the final four decades of his musical career, covering every song he wrote, performed or produced.

From the ultimate David Bowie expert comes this exploration of the final four decades of the popstar's musical career, covering every song he wrote, performed or produced from 1976 to 2016.


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How to Be Invisible: Lyrics Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780571350940
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Published: Faber & Faber Social - January 8th, 2019

Selected and arranged by the author, with an expansive introduction by the novelist David Mitchell, How To Be Invisible presents the lyrics of Kate Bush for the first time in a beautiful cloth-bound edition.


The Be-Bop Barbarians: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781681777764
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 5th, 2019


Stephaney "Stef" Rawls has her own romance-adventure strip for the largest black newspaper, but she still has to work brutal hours as a maid to make ends meet. But when she gets a lucrative offer to write and draw a "Negroes must reject agitation" flyer for the FBI, can she pass up the opportunity?


Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781477316481
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Published: University of Texas Press - February 2019

A New York Times Best Seller

A February IndieNext Pick

Named A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by Buzzfeed, Nylon, The A. V. Club, CBC Books, and The Rumpus. And a Winter's Most Anticipated Book by Vanity Fair and The Week

Starred Reviews: Kirkus and Booklist


Boys Keep Swinging: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501140136
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Published: Atria Books - January 29th, 2019

In this “exhilarating yet poignant account of one boy taking flight” (Shelf Awareness, starred review), one of rock music's most entrancing figures transforms the vividness of his musical world into an unforgettable literary account of overcoming the odds and finding his true voice.


Hip Hop Raised Me Cover Image
By Dj Semtex, Marium Raja (Editor), Chuck D (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780500293959
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Published: Thames & Hudson - February 5th, 2019

In 2008, with help from Jay-Z and Puff, Barack Obama got the hip hop vote, and became the first African American to be elected president. For a brief moment, the "Audacity of Hope" seemed attainable. The 2014 Ferguson riots signaled the end of that hope, and in 2016 the hip hop community had to grapple with the election of Donald J. Trump as Obama's successor.


Rock Stars at Home Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781948062282
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Published: Apollo Publishers - January 15th, 2019

The first-ever guide to the most ostentatious and over-the-top homes in rock 'n' roll history.


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