Music Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 3

The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306923708
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Published: Hachette Books - October 19th, 2021

Rock-and-roll icon and three-time bestselling author Nikki Sixx tells his origin story: how Frank Feranna became Nikki Sixx, chronicling his fascinating journey from irrepressible Idaho farmboy to the man who formed the revolutionary rock group Mötley Crüe.

Nikki Sixx is one of the most respected, recognizable, and entre


Bob Marley: A Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781566567336
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Published: Interlink Books - September 1st, 2008

One of the twentieth century’s most iconic cultural figures, Bob Marley was responsible for popularizing reggae music throughout the world. He set attendance records that still stand today and his 1977 Exodus album was hailed by Time magazine as the greatest of the 20th Century.


The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics Cover Image
By David G. Dodd (Commentaries by)
$40.00
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ISBN: 9781501123320
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2015

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers Weekly).

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an authoritative text, providing standard versions of all the original songs you thought y


Last Chance Texaco Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802127129
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Published: Grove Press - April 6th, 2021

"Book of the Year." -- MOJO Magazine"Outstanding Book of the Year." --The Herald (Glasgow)


Scar Tissue Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781401307455
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Published: Hachette Books - October 19th, 2005

In this "vivid and inspiring" New York Times bestseller (Newsweek), the Red Hot Chili Peppers' lead singer and songwriter shares a searingly honest account of life in the rock scene's fast lane—from the darkness into the light.

In 1983, four self-described "knuckleheads" burst out of the mosh-pitted mosaic of the neo-punk rock scene


Phish: The Biography Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780306819209
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Published: Da Capo Press - October 26th, 2010

The definitive biography of the jam band based on original interviews, by a veteran music journalist


The Double Life of Bob Dylan: A Restless, Hungry Feeling, 1941-1966 Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316535212
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 18th, 2021

From the world's leading authority on Bob Dylan comes the definitive biography that promises to transform our understanding of the man and musician—thanks to early access to Dylan's never-before-studied archives.

In 2016 Bob Dylan sold his personal archive to the George Kaiser Foundation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, reportedly for $22 million.


This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452288522
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Published: Dutton - August 28th, 2007

In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain.


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Janis: Her Life and Music Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476793115
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

This extraordinarily intimate and “gripping” (Vanity Fair) 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, music you could only f


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Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011 Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062233103
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Published: Dey Street Books - November 13th, 2018

Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands.


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Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374285937
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 15th, 2020

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.


Petty: The Biography Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250105196
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 25th, 2016

The New York Times Bestseller

*One of Rolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2015*

An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with Petty.