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Counting down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs

By: Springsteen/Beviglia, Jim

Price: $5.50

Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU:

Seller ID: 9781442230651

ISBN: 1442230657

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Bruce

By: Springsteen/Carlin, Peter Ames

Price: $6.50

Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS:

Seller ID: 9781439191828

ISBN: 1439191824

Condition: USED


This sweeping biography of one of America's greatest musicians is the first in twenty-five years to be written with the cooperation of Bruce Springsteen himself. With unfettered access to the artist, his family, and band members--including Clarence Clemons in his last major interview--acclaimed music writer Peter Ames Carlin presents a startlingly intimate and vivid portrait of a rock icon. For more than four decades, Bruce Springsteen has reflected the heart and soul of America with a career that includes twenty Grammy Awards, more than 120 million albums sold, two Golden Globes, and an A... View more info

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Born in the U.S.A: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition

By: Springsteen/Cullen, Jim

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780060187804

ISBN: 0060187808

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In 1975, Bruce Springsteen Burst onto the American music scene with simultaneous appearances on the covers of Time and Newsweek magazines. His powerful, often stark portrayals of blue-collar life, his thunderous guitar, and his marathon live shows propelled him to the top of the charts for more than two decades. Now, in the first book of its kind, author Jim Cullen argues that Springsteen should be viewed not in terms of concerts or record sales, but as a cultural icon, a symbol of what's right with America, and an heir to Whitman, Lincoln, Steinbeck, King, and other American luminaries. He is... View more info

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Bruce Springsteen: American Poet and Prophet

By: Springsteen/Deardorff, Donald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SCARECROW PRESS INC:

Seller ID: 9780810884267

ISBN: 0810884267

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Tempo: A Scarecrow Press Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture offers titles that explore rock and popular music through the lens of social and cultural history, revealing the dynamic relationship between musicians, music, and their milieu. Like other major art forms, rock and pop music comment on their cultural, political, and even economic situation, reflecting technological advances, psychological concerns, religious feelings, and artistic trends of the times. Like other major musical artists, Bruce Springsteen s work has reflected, revealed, and reacted to modern American realities over t... View more info

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Runaway American Dream: Listening to Bruce Springsteen

By: Springsteen/Guterman, Jimmy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DA CAPO PR: 6/21/2013

Seller ID: 9780306813979

ISBN: 0306813971

Condition: USED


Over the course of a career now in its fourth decade, Bruce Springsteen has earned one of the most passionate, devoted followings in all rock 'n' roll. He's selling more records and concert tickets in his fifties than he sold in his twenties. Yet to many fans he remains an enigma. How has Springsteen produced such a consistent body of work and retained his currency while other top rock 'n' rollers have gone by the wayside? Jimmy Guterman, an accessible and entertaining music writer, has been writing about Springsteen since the late 1970s. In "Runaway American Dream," he delves deep into dramat... View more info

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Springsteen Point Blank

By: Springsteen/Sandford, Chris

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DA CAPO PR:

Seller ID: 9780306809217

ISBN: 0306809214

Condition: USED


Bruce Springsteen turned fifty in 1999--the same year he was inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He remains one of the last true rock stars and nothing less than a cultural icon, with album sales of fifteen million annually and concerts that are instant sellouts worldwide--now more than ever with the revival tour of the E Street Band. In "Springsteen, " Christopher Sandford takes us back to the Boss's early days in New Jersey and through the sensational hits and rock-god lifestyle of the mid-seventies ... bringing the Springsteen story right up t... View more info

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I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shape

By: Staples, Mavis/Kot, Greg

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SCRIBNER MACMILLAN:

Seller ID: 9781451647860

ISBN: 1451647867

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Rod - The Autobiography

By: Stewart, Rod

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 2/18/2013

Seller ID: 9780307987303

ISBN: 0307987302

Condition: USED


The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time. With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer for the trailblazing rock and roll bands The Jeff Beck Group and The Faces, and as a solo artist, the author of such beloved songs as "Maggie May," "Tonight's the Night," "Hot Legs," "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?," "Young Turks," "Forever Young," and "You Wear It Well." Now after more... View more info

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Broken Music: A Memoir

By: Sting

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DIAL PR:

Seller ID: 9780385338653

ISBN: 0385338651

Condition: USED


Having been a songwriter most of my life, condensing my ideas and emotions into short rhyming couplets and setting them to music, I had never really considered writing a book. But upon arriving at the reflective age of fifty, I found myself drawn, for the first time, to write long passages that were as stimulating and intriguing to me as any songwriting I had ever done. And so Broken Music began to take shape. It is a book about the early part of my life, from childhood through adolescence, right up to the eve of my success with the Police. It is a story very few people know. I had no ... View more info

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Broken Music : A Memoir

By: Sting

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/24/2015

Seller ID: 9780385336789

ISBN: 0385336780

Condition: USED


Having been a songwriter most of my life, condensing my ideas and emotions into short rhyming couplets and setting them to music, I had never really considered writing a book. But upon arriving at the reflective age of fifty, I found myself drawn, for the first time, to write long passages that were as stimulating and intriguing to me as any songwriting I had ever done. And so Broken Music began to take shape. It is a book about the early part of my life, from childhood through adolescence, right up to the eve of my success with the Police. It is a story very few people know. I had no ... View more info

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Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo

By: Sublette, Ned

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PR:

Seller ID: 9781556526329

ISBN: 1556526326

Condition: USED


This entertaining history of Cuba and its music begins with the collision of Spain and Africa and continues through the era of Miguelito Valdes, Arsenio Rodriguez, Benny More, and Perez Prado. It offers a behind-the-scenes examination of music from a Cuban point of view, unearthing surprising, provocative connections and making the case that Cuba was fundamental to the evolution of music in the New World. The ways in which the music of black slaves transformed 16th-century Europe, how the "claves" appeared, and how Cuban music influenced ragtime, jazz, and rhythm and blues are revealed. Music ... View more info

Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?: A Memoir by Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue

By: Sue, Peggy

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780980008500

ISBN: 0980008506

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I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution

By: Tannenbaum, Rob

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PLUME:

Seller ID: 9780452298569

ISBN: 0452298563

Condition: USED


Named One of the Best Books of 2011 by NPR - "Spin" - "USA Today" - CNBC - Pitchfork - "The Onion" - "The Atlantic" - The Huffington Post - VEVO - "The Boston Globe" - "The San Francisco Chronicle" For fans of "VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave " Remember the first time you saw Michael Jackson dance with zombies in "Thriller"? Diamond Dave karate kick with Van Halen in "Jump"? Tawny Kitaen turning cartwheels on a Jaguar to Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again"? The Beastie Boys spray beer in "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)"? Axl Rose step off the bus in "Welcome t... View more info

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You're Making Me Hate You: A Cantankerous Look at the Common Misconception That

By: Taylor, Corey

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780306824500

ISBN: 0306824507

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Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture

By: Taylor, Timothy D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226791159

ISBN: 0226791157

Condition: USED


From the early days of radio through the rise of television after World War II to the present, music has been used more and more to sell goods and establish brand identities. And since the 1920s, songs originally written for commercials have become popular songs, and songs written for a popular audience have become irrevocably associated with specific brands and products. Today, musicians move flexibly between the music and advertising worlds, while the line between commercial messages and popular music has become increasingly blurred.Timothy D. Taylor tracks the use of music in American ad... View more info

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And They All Sang

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NEW PR: 7/30/2014

Seller ID: 9781595580030

ISBN: 1595580034

Condition: USED


A half-century of previously unpublished interviews with legendary musicians, in a brand-new book from America's foremost oral historian ""I'm one of these people that thinks that everybody has certain gifts, you know, when they're born...I used to play the guitar when I was ten, you know. So I figured maybe my thing is playing the guitar, maybe that's my little gift."--Bob Dylan, interviewed in 1963, from And They All Sang" Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian Studs Terkel hosted a legendary daily radio program on WFMT in Chicago, ... View more info

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Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Be

By: Thompson, Linda

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780062469748

ISBN: 0062469746

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Emperor of Sound: A Memoir

By: Timbaland

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780061936968

ISBN: 0061936960

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Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys

By: Tolhurst, Lol

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780306824289

ISBN: 0306824280

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Who I Am: A Memoir

By: Townsend, Pete

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 11/8/2016

Seller ID: 9780062127242

ISBN: 0062127241

Condition: USED


From the voice of a generation: The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who... is a Londoner and a Mod.... wanted The Who to be called The Hair.... loved The Everly Brothers, but not that "drawling dope" Elvis.... wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer and a graphic designer.... became a musician, composer, librettist, fiction writer, literary editor, sailor.... smashed his first guitar onstage, in 1964, by accident.... heard the voice of God on a vibrating bed in rural Illinois.... invented the Marshall stack, feedback and the concept album...... View more info