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I Saw Him Standing There

by Mike Powell

Imagine if John Lennon was still alive.

What music would he be creating?

Would he still be doodling and drawing images he sees all around him?

Sadly at the young age of forty, his life was cruelly snatched...


The Age of Bowie

by Paul Morley

Author and industry insider Paul Morley explores the musical and cultural legacies left behind by “The Man Who Fell to Earth.”

Respected arts commentator and author Paul Morley, an artistic advisor to the...


Sick On You: The Disastrous Story of The Hollywood Brats, the Greatest Band You've Never Heard Of

by Andrew Matheson

MOJO magazine’s 2015 Book of the Year, the outrageous true story of the Hollywood Brats—the greatest punk band you've never heard of—brilliantly told by founding member Andrew Matheson

With only a guitar,...


A Season of Singing: Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States

by Sarah M. Ross

Describes the development of feminist Jewish songwriting in the United States and analyzes key composers and their songs


Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke

by Valerie L. Giglio & Suzanne Sherman

At forty-two years old, Valerie Giglio was heading for an even brighter future as both a successful lawyer and professional vocalist with two CDs to her name, when out of nowhere, she suffered a brain stem stroke...


Giacomo Puccini and His World

by Arman Schwartz & Emanuele Senici

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) is the world’s most frequently performed operatic composer, yet he is only beginning to receive serious scholarly attention. In Giacomo Puccini and His World, an international...


Never Say No To A Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More...

by Glenn Berger

In 1974, at the age of seventeen, author Glenn Berger served as "schlepper" and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer, Phil Ramone, at New York City's A&R Studios. He was witness to music history on...


Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: Interviews and Encounters

by Sean Egan

Fleetwood Mac was a triumph from the beginning-their first album was the UK's bestselling album of 1968. After some low points-when founder Peter Green left, some fans felt that the band continuing was sacrilege-Lindsey...


Summary of Bare Bones: by Bobby Bones | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Bare Bones by Bobby Bones | Includes Analysis

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In his memoir Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book, country music radio personality Bobby Bones, whose birth name is Bobby...


Kanye West Owes Me $300: And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big

by Jensen Karp

“Kanye West Owes Me $300 might be the funniest rap memoir ever.” –LA Weekly

After Vanilla Ice, but before Eminem, there was "Hot Karl," the Jewish kid from the L.A. suburbs who became a rap battling legend—and...


The Roots of Rock, from Cardiff to Mississippi and Back

by Peter Finch

In The Roots of Rock, from Cardiff to Mississippi and Back Peter Finch reflects on how popular music has shaped both his life and the culture in which he lives, from first hearing American music on the radio...


Sweet Dreams and Flying Machines: The Life and Music of James Taylor

by Mark Ribowsky

In 1970 a scraggly, antiheroic young man from North Carolina by way of Massachusetts began  presenting a comforting new sound, a kind never heard before. Within a year, when young ears sought a new sound, there...


Together Through Life: A Personal Journey with the Music of Bob Dylan

by Chris Morris

Veteran journalist and critic Chris Morris looks back at his intense half-century-long relationship with the music of Bob Dylan, viewing the role the singer-songwriter’s work has played in his own life. A...


Summary of It's a Long Story: by Willie Nelson | Includes Analysis

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It’s a Long Story by Willie Nelson | Includes Analysis

 

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It’s a Long Story: My Life is country singer Willie Nelson’s memoir. The book chronicles his life as a musician, songwriter, and social...


Porcelain: A Memoir

by Moby

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor, and unlikely...


David Braham: The American Offenbach

by John Franceschina

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


My Life with Wagner: Fairies, Rings, and Redemption: Exploring Opera's Most Enigmatic Composer

by Christian Thielemann & Anthea Bell

One of today's most outstanding conductors, Christian Thielemann, composes a brilliant account of the great—and controversial—Richard Wagner. Over a distinguished career conducting some of the world's finest...


Prince: A Thief in the Temple

by Brian Morton

Prince Rogers Nelson released his first album in 1978. In the years that followed until his death in April 2016, he became a superstar, a recluse, an inspiration, an enigma, a slave and a symbol. He was a master...


Stick It!: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n' Roll

by Carmine Appice, Ian Gittins & Rod Stewart

Carmine Appice has enjoyed a jaw-dropping rock-and-roll life-and now he is telling his scarcely believable story. Appice ran with teenage gangs in Brooklyn before becoming a global rock star in the Summer of...


Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances

by Bobby Rydell & Allan Slutsky

At seventeen, Bobby Rydell was the face of American Bandstand — the kid from Italian South Philly with the smoothest voice, the highest pompadour, and the sweetest smile. And there were those hits: “Wild...