Music Books

Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250202116
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - July 6th, 2021

"Generous and big-hearted, Gauthier has stories to tell and worthwhile advice to share." —Wally Lamb, author of I Know This Much Is True

"Gauthier has an uncanny ability to combine songwriting craft with a seeker’s vulnerability and a sage’s wisdom.” —Amy Ray, Indigo Girls

Long Players: Writers on the Albums that Shaped Them Cover Image
ISBN: 9781526625786
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 3rd, 2021

Fifty great writers reflect on the albums that shaped them in this captivating collection curated by the New Statesman's Tom Gatti.

Chasing Chopin: A Musical Journey Across Three Centuries, Four Countries, and a Half-Dozen Revolutions Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501188725
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 10th, 2021

A modern take on a classical icon: this “luminous book” (Susan Orlean, New York Times bestselling author of The Library Book) tells the story of when, where, and how Chopin composed his most famous work, uncovering many surprises along the way and showing how his innovative music still animates and thrives in our culture centuries later.

In this widely-prais

Led Zeppelin Vinyl: The Essential Collection Cover Image
By Ross Halfin (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9781909526808
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Published: Reel Art Press - August 10th, 2021

A tribute to the world's greatest rock band through a kaleidoscopic collection of vinyl, from obscure international records to handmade albums of historic performances

Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617759307
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Published: Akashic Books - August 3rd, 2021

Iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot offers up essays and stories in this darkly funny and subversive debut collection.

Ribot is an all-American original, and this collection provides plenty of insight into his fascinating mind.
--Kirkus Reviews

Willie Nelson's Letters to America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780785241546
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Published: Harper Horizon - June 29th, 2021

Following his bestselling memoir, It's a Long Story, Willie Nelson now delivers his most intimate thoughts and stories in?Willie Nelson's Letters to America.

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller

Stories to Tell: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982169428
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 6th, 2021

Legendary musician Richard Marx offers an enlightening, entertaining look at his life and career.

Richard Marx is one of the most accomplished singer-songwriters in the history of popular music.

The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening Cover Image
ISBN: 9780520382992
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Published: University of California Press - June 22nd, 2021

The Hum of the World is an invitation to contemplate what would happen if we heard the world as attentively as we see it. Balancing big ideas, playful wit and lyrical prose, this imaginative volume identifies the role of sound in Western experience as the primary medium in which the presence and persistence of life acquires tangible form.

All Things Must Pass Away: Harrison, Clapton, and Other Assorted Love Songs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641603256
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Published: Chicago Review Press - July 20th, 2021

Renowned Beatles expert Ken Womack and music historian Jason Kruppa explore Harrison and Clapton's musical and personal collaboration, friendship, and rivalry

George Harrison and Eric Clapton embarked upon a singular personal and creative friendship that impacted rock’s unfolding future in resounding and far-reaching ways. All Things Must Pass Away

Bruce Springsteen: Live in the Heartland Cover Image
By Janet Macoska, Peter Chakerian (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Lauren Onkey (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781788841191
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Published: Acc Art Books - July 8th, 2021

- Bruce Springsteen, legendary rock 'n' roll star, live on stage - Photos by Janet Macoska, whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Creem, Mojo, NY Times and at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame- Springsteen and the E Street Band in glorious black and white and color photos, including iconic, rare, unseen and contact sheets- Photographs cover multiple performances over five decadesFive decades of b

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic: Revised and Expanded Edition Cover Image
By Jessica Hopper, Samantha Irby (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780374538996
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - July 6th, 2021

"Jessica Hopper's criticism is a trenchant and necessary counterpoint not just on music, but on our culture at large." —Annie Clark, St. Vincent

An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new material

From the Streets of Shaolin: The Wu-Tang Saga Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306874468
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Published: Hachette Books - July 6th, 2021

This definitive biography of rap supergroup, Wu-Tang Clan, features decades of unpublished interviews and unparalleled access to members of the group and their associates.

This is the definitive biography of rap supergroup and cultural icons, Wu-Tang Clan (WTC).