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All Music Guide to Country: The Experts' Guide to the Best Country Recordings

By: Erlewine, Michael

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BACKBEAT BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780879304751

ISBN: 0879304758

Condition: USED


(Book). The only complete guide to country music, performers and first-rate recordings, this easy-to-use book leads country lovers to the cream of the crop in all styles, from the 1920s hillbilly music to today's crossover craze with rock and pop. Covers over 1,000 artists and more than 5,500 of their best albums. View more info

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Things the Grandchildren Should Know

By: Everett, Mark Oliver

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780349120843

ISBN: 0349120846

Condition: USED


A heartbreaking, heartwarming, and oddlywhimsical memoir from acclaimed indie rocker Mark Oliver Everett of the EelsHow does one young man survive the deaths of his entire family and manage to make something of his life? The insecure son of a misunderstood genius of quantum mechanics, Mark Oliver Everett's upbringing was "ridiculous, sometimes tragic, and always unstead." But somehow he survived this and ensuing tragedies, channeling his experiences into his critically acclaimed music with the Eels. Told with surprising candor, his memoir is an inspiring and remarkable story, full of hope,... View more info

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Give My Regards To Eighth Street (Exact Change)

By: FEldman, Morton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: EXACT CHANGE:

Seller ID: 9781878972316

ISBN: 1878972316

Condition: USED


Cultural Writing. Art. Music. The American composer Morton Feldman reflects in this collection of writings on music, art, and the New York School of painters, poets, and composers that coalesced in the 1950s, including his friends Jackson Pollock, Philip Guston, Mark Rothko, Robert Rauchenberg, Frank O'Hara, and John Cage. View more info

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Backstage Past

By: Fey, Barry

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780984627837

ISBN: 0984627839

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Long before corporate greed took over the rock concert business and caused ticket prices to skyrocket, Barry Fey and his company Feyline Concerts were promoting shows with ticket prices under $10 for The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, U2 and many more. Always concerned that his audiences had the best experience possible, he was honored a never equaled three consecutive years by "Billboard Magazine" as Concert Promoter of the Year in 1978 through 1980. During Barry Fey's 32 years as a promoter he has rubbed elbows and cut deals with nearly every... View more info

Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer

By: Fine, Jon

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780143108283R

ISBN: 9780143108283R

Condition: REM


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Play On: Now, Then & Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography

By: Fleetwood Mac

Price: $6.50

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780316403429

ISBN: 0316403423

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10 Rules Of Rock And Roll: Collected music writings 2005-11

By: Forster, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: JAWBONE PR:

Seller ID: 9781906002916

ISBN: 1906002916

Condition: USED


(Book). In his first book, The 10 Rules of Rock and Roll, Australian singer-songwriter Robert Forster takes readers on an idiosyncratic journey through the past and present of popular music from Bob Dylan to Cat Power, from AC/DC to Nana Mouskouri, from The Saints to Franz Ferdinand. With thirty-years experience as a recording artist/performer and an undimmed love of popular music, Forster's observations about his fellow artists balance the enthusiasm of a fan with an insider's authority. He is that rare thing, a musician who can write about music, and he brings to this collection of critical ... View more info

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Hitman: Forty Years Making Music, Topping the Charts, and Winning Grammys

By: Foster, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: POCKET BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781439149508

ISBN: 143914950X

Condition: USED


After almost four decades in the music business, David Foster -- producer, arranger, songwriter, performer -- is finally ready to talk. In this compelling and outspoken memoir, Foster shares some of his incredible stories: the first time he met Barbra Streisand, as a young session player in Los Angeles; his first of 15 Grammys(R) for "After the Love Has Gone," Earth, Wind & Fire's memorable hit; the making of Unison, Celine Dion's English-language debut; the challenges he faced on his way to putting the group Chicago back on the charts; his award-winning contribution to Unforgettable: With Lov... View more info

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Harrington Street

By: Garcia, Jerry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/21/2013

Seller ID: 9780385313537

ISBN: 0385313535

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Rockin' the Boat: Mass Music & Mass Movements

By: Garofalo, Reebee (Ed.)

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780896084278

ISBN: 0896084272

Condition: USED


"Rockin' the Boat" is about the relationship between mass-mediated popular musics...and political struggles around the world.--from the introduction. View more info

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Marvin Gaye: What's Going On and the Last Days of the Motown Sound

By: Gaye, Marvin/Edmonds

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781841953144

ISBN: 1841953148

Condition: USED


With a career taht exemplified the maturation of romantic black pop into a sophisticated form spanning social and sexual politics, Marvin Gaye was one of the most con]sistent and enigmatic of the Motown hit maers. Through interviews with many of the artists and record company employees closest to the singer, Edmonds examines in detail the making of the legendary What's Going On. In an ear of Vietnam and civil rights protests, Gaye's determination and vision resulted not only in inspirational, pioneering grooves but in an album that clallenged America to take a long, hard look at itself. View more info

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Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye

By: Gaye, Marvin/Ritz, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: DA CAPO PR:

Seller ID: 9780306811913

ISBN: 030681191X

Condition: USED


Here is the story of perhaps the finest soul singer of the rock era--Etta James. One of the great women of American music, equally at home singing blues and jazz, Etta regales us with tales of her chaotic childhood, the stars she has known, and her troubled trip to stardom in this mesmerizing autobiography. View more info

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Hip Hop America

By: George, Nelson

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780670871537

ISBN: 0670871532

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House That George Built

By: Gershwin -- Sheed, Wilfrid

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 5/12/2010

Seller ID: 9781400061051

ISBN: 1400061059

Condition: USED


From Irving Berlin to Cy Coleman, from "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to "Big Spender," from Tin Pan Alley to the MGM soundstages, the Golden Age of the American song embodied all that was cool, sexy, and sophisticated in popular culture. For four glittering decades, geniuses like Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Harold Arlen ran their fingers over piano keys, enticing unforgettable melodies out of thin air. Critically acclaimed writer Wilfrid Sheed uncovered the legends, mingled with the greats, and gossiped with the insiders. Now he's crafted a dazzling, authoritative history of th... View more info

Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage (Music in American Life)

By: Glinsky, Albert

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780252025822

ISBN: 0252025822

Condition: USED


Leon Theremin led a life of flamboyant musical invention laced with daring electronic stealth. A creative genius and prolific inventor, Theremin launched the field of electronic music virtually singlehandedly in 1920 with the musical instrument that bears his name. The theremin -- the only instrument that is played without being touched -- created a sensation worldwide and paved the way for the modern synthesizer. Its otherworldly sound became familiar in sci-fi films and even in rock music. This magical instrument that charmed millions, however, is only the beginning of the story.As a Sovi... View more info

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Mansion on the Hill

By: Goodman, Fred

Price: $7.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780679743774

ISBN: 0679743774

Condition: USED


In 1964, on the brink of the British Invasion, the music business in America shunned rock and roll. There was no rock press, no such thing as artist management -- literally no rock-and-roll business. Today the industry will gross over $20 billion. How did this change happen? From the moment Pete Seeger tried to cut the power at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival debut of Bob Dylan's electric band, rock's cultural influence and business potential have been grasped by a rare assortment of ambitious and farsighted musicians and businessmen. Jon Landau took calls from legendary producer Jerry Wexl... View more info

Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

By: Goodman, Lizzy

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780062233097R

ISBN: 9780062233097R

Condition: REM


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Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead

By: Grateful Dead/Gans, David

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780312143916

ISBN: 0312143915

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Garcia

By: Grateful Dead/Garcia

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 8/7/2013

Seller ID: 9780316754491

ISBN: 0316754498

Condition: USED


When Jerry Garcia died in 1995, people around the world mourned his death. As the lead singer and spiritual center of the traveling band the Grateful Dead, Garcia commanded a large and loyal following. This book, with its many striking photographs and illustrations and with its writings by some of rock journalism's biggest names, is a wonderful and lasting testament to one of rock music's greatest stars.Compiled by the editors of Rolling Stone magazine, Garcia includes writings by Ken Kesey, Anthony DeCurtis, Mikal Gilmore, Robert Hunter, and Jann Wenner, as well as photographs and drawings... View more info

At Auction: Wolf Tiger and other joyous artifiacts of jerry garcia

By: Grateful Dead/Guernsey's

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 79261061

ISBN: 79261061

Condition: USED


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