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Watch You Bleed: Saga of Guns 'n Roses

By: Guns n Roses/Davis, Stephen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 5/24/2012

Seller ID: 9781592403776

ISBN: 1592403778

Condition: USED


From the "New York Times" bestselling author, the complete story of the last rock supergroup? from their drugfueled blast-off in the 1980s to the turbulent life of legendary singer Axl Rose and his fifteen-year, multi-million dollar effort to make the perfect hardrock album. With 90 million of the band's records sold worldwide since 1987, Guns N? Roses prolonged rock music past its sell-by date with controversial albums and immense, often riotous world tours. But the band's complete story has never been fully told?until now. In his sixth major rock biography, Stephen Davis details the rive... View more info

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Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock 'n' Roll

By: Guralnick, Peter

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780316332729

ISBN: 0316332720

Condition: USED


This vivid celebration of blues and early rock 'n' roll includes some of the first and most illuminating profiles of such blues masters as Muddy Waters, Skip James, and Howlin' Wolf; excursions into the blues-based Memphis rock 'n' roll of Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich, and the Sun record label; and a brilliant depiction of the bustling Chicago blues scene and the legendary Chess record label in its final days. With unique insight and unparalleled access, Peter Guralnick brings to life the people, the songs, and the performance that forever changed not only the American music scene but America... View more info

Woody Guthrie, Born to Win

By: Guthrie, Woody

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0974677

ISBN: 0974677

Condition: USED


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This Land Is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Journey of an American Folk Song

By: Guthrie, Woody/Santelli

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RUNNING PR BOOK PUBL:

Seller ID: 9780762443284

ISBN: 0762443286

Condition: USED


"This Land Is Your Land" is the most iconic folk song in American history, and is the masterwork of one of America's greatest artists, Woody Guthrie. Written in 1940 and first recorded in 1944, the song became an instant hit, and then a point of controversy, and finally a cross-generation anthem. It's been co-opted and rewritten in many other countries. Praised for its heartfelt lyrics and accompanying pride and spirit, no folk song has made such a lasting impression on American culture--or stirred as much controversy.The book will publish to coincide with "Woody at 100"-- a partnership bet... View more info

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

By: Hagan, Joe

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781101874370

ISBN: 1101874376

Condition: USED


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Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

By: Hagar, Sammy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DEY STREET BOOKS: 5/30/2012

Seller ID: 9780062009289

ISBN: 0062009281

Condition: USED


Loud rock, fast cars, and Cabo.This is the life of Sammy Hagar.For almost forty years, Sammy Hagar has been a fixture in rock music. From breaking into the industry with the band Montrose to his multiplatinum solo career to his ride as the front man of Van Halen, Sammy's powerful and unforgettable voice has set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems ever written--songs like "I Can't Drive 55," "Right Now," and "Why Can't This Be Love."In Red, Sammy tells the outrageous story of his tear through rock 'n' roll, detailing the backstage antics and nonstop touring that have made hi... View more info

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Music Lust

By: Harcourt, Nic

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 11/7/2014

Seller ID: 9781570614378

ISBN: 1570614377

Condition: USED


The MP3 and iPod revolution have changed forever how people listen to music, but choosing what to listen to next remains the dilemma of music lovers everywhere. As music director of KCRW in Santa Monica, CA, and DJ of the influential "Morning Becomes Eclectic" show, Harcourt uncovers the best in new and overlooked music for over half a million listeners every day. In "Music Lust, Harcourt does what Nancy Pearl did for books in her national bestseller "Book Lust. With more than 80 unique and unusual thematic lists, Harcourt offers a wide-ranging guide to the best in recorded music, from Frank S... View more info

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DIY Album Art: Paper Bags and Office Supplies

By: Hardisty, J. Namdev

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780982075425

ISBN: 0982075421

Condition: USED


In the mid-1990s a fresh, Do-It-Yourself approach to producing album art began to percolate through the post-punk, emo and hardcore music scenes in the US and Europe. The visual material that is gathered together in "DIY Album Art: Paper Bags & Office Supplies" showcases a unique aesthetic and usage of materials borne out of financial necessity and creative imperatives. While a great number of the bands have not endured, their hand-made, screen-printed, glued, photocopied, drawn on, sewn together packaging paved the way for the potential of innovative, non-traditional music packaging. View more info

Music Men: An Ilustrated History of Brass Bands in America, 1800-1920

By: Hazen, Margaret Hindle/Hazen,

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 0874745470

ISBN: 0874745470

Condition: USED


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Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Foreve

By: Hermes, WIll

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780865479807

ISBN: 0865479801

Condition: USED


Punk rock and hip-hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown composers known as Minimalists. In the mid-1970s, New York City was a laboratory where all the major styles of modern music were reinvented--all at once, from one block to the next, by musicians who knew, admired, and borrowed from one another. Crime was everywhere, the government was broke, and the city's infrastructure was collapsing. But rent was cheap, and the possibilities for musical exploration were limitless. "Love Goes to Buildings on Fire" is the first book to tell the full story of the era's music sc... View more info

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Sixties Rock: Garage, Psychedelic, and Other Satisfactions (no Dustjacket)

By: Hicks, Michael

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 0252024273

ISBN: 0252024273

Condition: USED


Drawing on rock 'n' roll, folk, and jazz, rock music in the 1960s beat new paths in the art of sound. In Sixties Rock, Michael Hicks provides a unique vision of two of those paths: garage rock and psychedelic music.Delving into everything from harmony to hardware, Hicks shows how and why these musics work. He explores how voices and guitars got "distorted", how riffs and rhythms got "encoded", how drugs reshaped the design and the endings of the music, and how two rock anthems -- "Hey Joe" and "Light My Fire" -- evolved. With twists and turns of insight, Hicks illuminates the art of rock in... View more info

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First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

By: Hopper, Jessica

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FEATHERPROOF BOOKS: 8/29/2016

Seller ID: 9780983186335

ISBN: 0983186332

Condition: USED


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Songbook

By: Hornby, Nick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD: 5/20/2016

Seller ID: 9781573223560

ISBN: 1573223565

Condition: USED


"All I have to say about these songs is that I love them, and want to sing along to them, and force other people to listen to them, and get cross when these other people don't like them as much as I do"--Nick HornbySongs, songwriters, and why and how they get under our skin...Songbook is Nick Hornby's labor of love. A shrewd, funny, and completely unique collection of musings on pop music, why it's good, what makes us listen and love it, and the ways in which it attaches itself to our lives--all with the beat of a perfectly mastered mix tape. View more info

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Society's Child: My Autobiography

By: Ian, Janice

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781585426751

ISBN: 158542675X

Condition: USED


Grammy Award?winning singer and songwriter Janis Ian's memoir of her more than forty years in the music business. Janis Ian was catapulted into the spotlight in 1966 at the age of fifteen when her soul-wrenching song ?Society's Child? became a national hit. An intimate portrait of an interracial relationship, ?Society's Child? climbed the charts despite the fact that many radio stations across the country refused to play it because of its controversial subject matter. But this was only the beginning of a long and illustrious career. In this fascinating memoir of her life in the music busi... View more info

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Root For The Villain: Rap, Bull$hit, and a Celebration of Failure

By: J-Zone

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OLD MAID ENTERTAINMENT:

Seller ID: 9780615532271

ISBN: 0615532276

Condition: USED


Yawn. Another book from another musician. Let's guess: He rose from the depths of hell with his talent and went big time. He changed the face of music and made millions. Yeah, a few drug addiction, arrest, and STD stories are sporadically sprinkled throughout for excitement and authenticity, but at the end of it all, he finished his ride a musical legend. He finally gave up dressing room groupies and nose candy; he currently resides with his wife and the children that aren't illegitimate in Calabasas, CA. Insert snoring] Who the hell can really relate to that besides other prestigious, millio... View more info

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Mick Jagger

By: Jagger/Norman, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ECCO: 6/27/2017

Seller ID: 9780061944864

ISBN: 0061944866

Condition: USED


Philip Norman towers above other biographers with his definitive studies of rock legends the world thought it knew, but who came to life as never before through the meticulousness of Norman's research, the sweep of his cultural knowledge, and the brilliance of his writing.Now Norman turns to the most notorious yet enigmatic rock icon of them all. Throughout five decades of fronting the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger has been seen as the ultimate arrogant superstar, whose sexual appetite rivals Casanova's and whose supposed reckless drug use touched off the most famous scandal in rock histor... View more info

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Decoded

By: Jay-Z

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SPIEGEL & GRAU: 10/10/2014

Seller ID: 9781400068920

ISBN: 1400068924

Condition: USED


"Decoded "is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time. "Hip-hop's renaissance man drops a classic. . . . Heartfelt, passionate and slick."-- Kirkus, starred review View more info

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Decoded

By: Jay-z

Price: $12.00

Publisher: SPIEGEL & GRAU: 1/24/2016

Seller ID: 9780812981155

ISBN: 0812981154

Condition: USED


Expanded paperback edition of the acclaimed "New York Times "bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded. "Decoded "is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time. View more info

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Jewel: Never Broken

By: Jewel

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780399185724

ISBN: 0399185720

Condition: USED


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Billy Joel: The Life and Times of an Angry Young Man

By: Joel, Billy/Bordowitz

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780823082506

ISBN: 0823082504

Condition: USED


The definitive biography of a pop giant From the groundbreaking "Piano Man" to "Just the Way You Are" to "Allentown" to "Uptown Girl" and dozens of other chart toppers, Billy Joel's music has provided the soundtrack to millions of lives. His songs are etched in our memories, and his live shows are breaking sales records everywhere. His albums have sold more than 100 million copies, his singles have sold millions more, and 33 Joel songs have appeared on "Billboard"'s Top 40 charts since 1974. Here at last is the definitive biography of the brilliant and volatile artist Billy Joel. Inter... View more info