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'Til Wrong Feels Right

Iggy Pop hasn't simply left a mark on music; he's left blood stains all over it. From fronting the legendary proto-punk band The Stooges to collaborating with an eclectic mix of artists includin..

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100 Great Operas and Their Stories

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and..

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100 Songs

WINNER OF THE 2016 NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATUREA new collection of Bob Dylan's most essential lyrics - one hundred songs that represent the Nobel Laureate's incredible musical range through the entirety..

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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is your ultimate critical guide to history's greatest music. You'll find a mouthwatering choice of listening here: from Miles Davis's jazz landmark Kind of Bl..

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1001: Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die

Never before have so many guitars been profiled within a single illustrated volume. 1001 Guitars To Dream Of Playing Before You Die explores in detail the greatest instruments from across the globe: s..

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101 Essential Rock Records The Golden Age Of Vinyl

A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock's most influential records - 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the Golden Age. A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cove..

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101 Hits for Ukulele (The Red Book)

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1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music

Fifty years ago, friendly rivalry between musicians turned 1965 into the most ground-breaking year in music history. It was the year rock and roll evolved into the premier art form of its time and acc..

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1967: A Complete Rock Music History of the Summer of Love

In 1967, tens of thousands of young people streamed into San Francisco, kicking off a social transformation that shook the world. In this book, Harvey Kubernik embarks on an insider's musical explorat..

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1971 - Never a Dull Moment: Rock's Golden Year

The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The next day would see the dawning of a n..

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1971 - Never a Dull Moment: Rock's Golden Year

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER. The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The ..

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1973: Rock at the Crossroads

1973 was the year rock hit its peak while splintering-just like the rest of the world. Ziggy Stardust travelled to America in David Bowie's Aladdin Sane. The Dark Side of the Moon began its epic run o..

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25 Years of Grace: An Anniversary Tribute to Jeff Buckley's Classic Album

Acclaimed photographer Merri Cyr and music biographer Jeff Apter come together in this illustrated tribute to Jeff Buckley's classic album to mark its twenty-fifth anniversary. Jeff Buckley made ..

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30-Second Classical Music: The 50 Most Significant Genres, Composers and Innovations, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Do you know a capella from zarzuela, or your major from your minor? Can you distinguish between a serenade and a symphony? If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to understand ..

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30-Second Classical Music: The 50 most significant genres, composers and innovations, each explained in half a minute

Do you know a capella from zarzuela, or your major from your minor? Can you distinguish between a serenade and a symphony? If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to understand ..

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30-Second Jazz

For its initiates, jazz is instinctive and engaging - the way that popular music should be. For non-aficionados, it can be slippery and difficult to grasp: without familiar forms or a hard-and-fast fo..

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30-Second Opera: The 50 Crucial Concepts, Roles and Performers, Each Explained in Half a Minute

The bestselling 30-Second series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 m..

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30-Second Opera: The 50 crucial concepts, roles and performers, each explained in half a minute

Live operatic performance was once part of popular culture yet in modern times it has become caricatured as exclusive, overwhelming and, often, very very long. 30-Second Opera raises the curtain so th..

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30-Second Rock Music: The 50 key styles, artists and happenings each explained in half a minute

30-Second Rock Music starts with 1950s rock'n'roll (and its roots) and explores blues and folk, progressive and heavy metal, punk, indie and alt rock, profiling extraordinary bands and musicians along..

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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People That Changed Our Culture

For the past fifty years, Rolling Stone has been a leading voice in journalism, cultural criticism, and--above all--music. This landmark book documents the magazine's rise to prominence as the voice o..

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50 Years: The Story of Woodstock Live: Relive the Magic, Artist by Artist

Foreword by Woodstock co-founder, Michael Lang. 3 days. 33 concerts. 2 deaths. 2 births. 500,000 people. And another 250,000 stuck in traffic trying to get in. Woodstock was a festival like..

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A Seat at the Table: Interviews with Women on the Frontline of Music

In NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS: WOMEN REWRITE ROCK (Virago, 1995; published as GRRRLS: VIVA ROCK DIVAS in the US by St Martin's Griffin, 1996), writer and critic Amy Raphael interviewed twelve female musi..

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AB Guide to Music Theory: Pt. 1

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Abba: The Stories Behind Every Song

ABBA: The Stories Behind Every Song traces the complete story of the Swedish supergroup through their famous tracks, from their world-conquering 1970s disco beginnings, with modern classics such as 'V..

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Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World

The first photographic celebration of the most famous recording studio in the world, publishing in its 80th year. Unprecedented access to the Abbey Road archive - from Edward Elgar to the Beatles, K..

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Acid For The Children

The strange tale of a boy named Flea starts in Rye, NY. It was all very normal. But soon his parents divorced and his mother Patricia remarried a jazz musician. Flea's stepfather frequently invited mu..

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Adele

Adele touches the hearts of millions of people who love her for her music and share the real and honest emotion she brings to each and every song. In a cynical age, she is a phenomenon. In Adele, best..

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Adele

Adele touches the hearts of millions of people who love her for her music and share the real and honest emotion she brings to each and every song. In a cynical age, she is a phenomenon. In Adele, best..

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Age of Bowie

'A handsome six footer with a warm and engaging personality, Davie Jones has all it takes to get to the show business heights including ...talent.' David Bowie at 17 in May, 1964 writing his own press..

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Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A handsome six footer with a warm and engaging personality, Davie Jones has all it takes to get to the show business heights including ...talent.' David Bowie at 17 in May..

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Album Art: New Music Graphics

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

All Gates Open presents the definitive story of arguably the most influential and revered avant-garde band of the late twentieth century: CAN. It consists of two books. In Book One, Rob Young giv..

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

All Gates Open is a music book like no other. Its subject is Can, arguably the most important experimental group of the twentieth century. Formed in Cologne in 1968, Can drew their influences from the..

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All Things Remembered

All Things Remembered is the story of the man born Clifford J. Price - jungle's most streetwise ambassador who went on to collect an MBE from Buckingham Palace. As one of Britain's most influential D..

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Anatomy of a Song: The Inside Stories Behind 45 Iconic Hits

Songs that sell the most copies become hits, but some of those hits transcend commercial value, touching a generation of listeners and altering the direction of music. In Anatomy of a Song, writer and..

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Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock

Songs that sell the most copies become hits, but some of those hits transcend commercial value, touching a generation of listeners and altering the direction of music. In Anatomy of a Song, writer and..

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Angelo Badalamenti's Soundtrack from Twin Peaks

When Twin Peaks debuted on the ABC network on the night of April 8, 1990, thirty-five million viewers tuned in to some of the most unusual television of their lives. Centered on an eccentric, coffee-l..

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Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia

In a 1970s commuter town, Tracey Thorn's teenage life was forged from what failed to happen. Her diaries were packed with entries about not buying things, not going to the disco, the school coach not ..

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Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don't Know Where We're Going)

'I've been on six-week tours of America and it breaks you open, but to do it straight off the bat, in the middle of winter, with three new girls... I was thinking, If we survive this, it'll be a mirac..

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Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Extravagantly opaque, willfully vaporous - Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II, released by the estimable British label Warp Records in 1994, rejuvenated ambient music for the Internet Age t..

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Arboretum

For over thirty years, besides making music, David Byrne has focused his unique genius upon forms as diverse as the archaeology of music as we know it, architectural photography and the uses of PowerP..

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Art of Classic Rock-Resize

For forty years Rob Roth has collected rare examples of rock tour posters, advertising posters, rock memorabilia, original artwork and items of merchandise. His spectacular collection is so vast that ..

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Art of Movement: NYC Dance Project

The Art of Movement is an exquisitely designed, beautifully produced book that captures the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. These are the artis..

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Art of Sound

This spectacular volume is a compendium of beautiful recording and playback equipment and at the same time an engaging, comprehensive history of sound recording. Organized chronologically, it showcase..

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Art of the Blues: A Visual Treasury of Black Music's Golden Age

This stunning book charts the rich history of the blues, through the dazzling array of posters, album covers, and advertisements that have shaped its identity over the past hundred years. The blues ha..

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Art Sex Music

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenged the boundaries ..

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Art Sex Music

Musician and artist Cosey Fanni Tutti has continually challenged boundaries and conventions for four decades. As a founding member of the hugely influential avant-garde band Throbbing Gristle, as one ..

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As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977

In this classic account of the new black music of the 1960s and 70s, celebrated photographer and jazz historian Val Wilmer tells the story of how a generation of revolutionary musicians established bl..

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Ashes to Ashes: The Songs of David Bowie, 1976-2016

Ashes to Ashes covers every single Bowie song, whether it was sung, written, or produced by him, from 1976, when he first recorded with Iggy Pop on "The Idiot," to his last masterpiece "Blackstar," re..

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Astrid Kirchherr with The Beatles

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At the Birth of Bowie: Life with the Man Who Became a Legend

It is 1965, and Swinging London is coming into its prime years. The streets are alive with mods and rockers, playboys and good-time girls, all revelling in the blossoming artistic, creative and cultur..

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