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The Motherlode: 100+ Women Who Made Hip-Hop Cover Image
By Clover Hope, Rachelle Baker (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419742965
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Published: Abrams Image - February 2nd, 2021

An illustrated highlight reel of more than 100 women in rap who have helped shape the genre and eschewed gender norms in the process
 
The Motherlode highlights more than 100 women who have shaped the power, scope, and reach of rap music, including pioneers like Roxanne Shanté, game changers like Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliott, and current reigning queens like N


The Spirit of Music: The Lesson Continues Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593081662
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Published: Vintage - February 2nd, 2021

Grammy Award winner Victor Wooten's inspiring parable of the importance of music and the threats that it faces in today's world. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL


Coal Miner's Daughter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538701713
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 16th, 2021

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'


Amplified: A Design History of the Electric Guitar Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781789142747
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Published: Reaktion Books - February 11th, 2021

"For me, a truly compelling, fact-packed read all about how guitars are made, look, sound, and play. Atkinson admirably recounts a century of history, invention, and experimentation by experts and amateurs of a revolutionary instrument.


The Beatles 100: 100 Pivotal Moments in Beatles History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781644281574
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Published: Rare Bird Books - April 13th, 2021

Was John Lennon meeting Paul McCartney more significant than John Lennon meeting Yoko Ono? Rubber Soul or Revolver? Which Wings album was Paul McCartney's solo pinnacle?


Crossroads: In Search of the Moments That Changed Music Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781786898173
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Published: Canongate Books - February 23rd, 2021

Standing at the crossroads--the Mississippi crossroads of Robert Johnson and the devil's infamous meeting--Mark Radcliffe found himself facing his own personal crunch point. Aged sixty, he had just mourned the death of his father, only to be handed a diagnosis of mouth and throat cancer.


Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781797205090
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 17th, 2020

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.

As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton's personal and business archives.


Joni: The Anthology Cover Image
By Barney Hoskyns (Editor), Barney Hoskyns (Introduction by), Barney Hoskyns
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250148636
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Published: Picador - December 15th, 2020

"Nearly 50 years’ worth of critical efforts to solve Mitchell’s mysteries have now been rounded up in Barney Hoskyns’s Joni: The Anthology....what comes through most consistently is a possessive impulse, a desire to really know an artist whose fierce privacy has often seemed at odds with the impression of intimacy conveyed by her music." --The Atlantic


Mozart: The Reign of Love Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062433572
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Published: Harper - December 8th, 2020

From the acclaimed composer and biographer Jan Swafford comes the definitive biography of one of the most lauded musical geniuses in history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

At the earliest ages it was apparent that Wolfgang Mozart’s singular imagination was at work in every direction.


Sittin' In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062914705
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Published: Harper Design - November 17th, 2020

A rare collection of more than 200 full-color and black-and-white souvenir photographs and memorabilia that bring to life the renowned jazz nightclubs of the 1940s and 1950s, compiled by Grammy Award-winning record executive and music historian Jeff Gold and featuring exclusive interviews with Quincy Jones, Sonny Rollins, Robin Givhan, Jason Moran, and Dan Morgenstern.


All We Are Saying: The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250625069
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - December 1st, 2020

The last major interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, conducted by New York Times bestselling author David Sheff, featuring a new introduction that reflects on the fortieth anniversary of Lennon's death


Can't Slow Down: How 1984 Became Pop's Blockbuster Year Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306903373
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Published: Hachette Books - December 8th, 2020

A Rolling Stone-Kirkus Best Music Book of 2020

The definitive account of pop music in the mid-eighties, from Prince and Madonna to the underground hip-hop, indie rock, and club scenes
 
Everybody knows the hits of 1984 - pop music's greatest year.


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