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The Authorized Roy Orbison: The Authorized Biography

by Alex Orbison, Roy Orbison & Wesley Orbison

For the first time, legendary performer Roy Orbison's story as one of the most beloved rock legends will be revealed through family accounts and records.

Roy Orbison is a rock and roll icon almost without peer....


Lou Reed: A Life

by Anthony DeCurtis

The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed

As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at...


New Orleans Remix

by Jack Sullivan

Since the 1990s, New Orleans has been experiencing its greatest musical renaissance since Louis Armstrong. Brass band, funk, hip hop, Mardi Gras Indian, zydeco, and other styles are rocking the city in new neighborhood...


Pearl Jam & Eddie Vedder

by Martin Clarke

Exploding onto the world stage in 1991 with their multi-platinum first album, Ten, Pearl Jam courted controversy and conflict. They won credibility with their astounding second album, Vs., in 1993, which became...


What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

by Art Garfunkel

"Poetic musings on a life well-livedone that is still moving forward, always creating, always luminous. This isn't your typical autobiography. Garfunkel's history is told in flowing prose, bounding from...


Debussy's Paris

by Catherine Kautsky

Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque explores how key works reflect not only the most appealing and innocent aspects of Paris but also more disquieting attitudes of the time such as racism,...


Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In and Out of Jazz

by Fred Hersch

Jazz could not contain Fred Hersch.

Hersch’s prodigious talent as a sideman—a pianist who played with the giants of the twentieth century in the autumn of their careers, including Art Farmer and Joe Henderson—blossomed...


The 1975

by David Nolan

Led by exciting, outspoken singer Matthew Healy, The 1975 have taken the music world by storm with their 1980s-inspired funk-pop-rock.

Their 2016 album debuted at #1 in the United States, Canada, and England....


Highway Star

by Ian Gillan & Lars Ulrich

"[Ian Gillan] personifies every trait of epic front man coolness." ?Metallica's Lars Ulrich

In the first US edition of his wildly entertaining autobiography, the Deep Purple singer dishes on the highs and lows...


ESSENCE Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul

by The Editors of Essence

Celebrating 50 years of R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

Fifty years ago, the Queen of Soul released her greatest anthem: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T." Released during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, it was always more than a song-it...


PEOPLE Glen Campbell: A Life In Song, 1936-2017

by The Editors of People

Memories of a music legend

You know the voice, you know the songs: from "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Gentle on My Mind," "Wichita Lineman," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and more, the music of Glen Campbell touched...


Liona Boyd 2-Book Bundle

by Liona Boyd

Exotic venues, sold-out concerts, and the companionship of the world’s most powerful people have given classical guitarist Liona Boyd a lifestyle that, like her music, is one in a million. Both of Liona Boyd’s...


What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician¿s Guide to Rebuilding America¿s Communities¿One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a

by Dar Williams

A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes

Dubbed by the New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has...


Family, Friends and Fans

by Jason Aldean & Tom Carter

Country music star Jason Aldean spent his adolescent years singing in rowdy bars, unaware that they would be his first steps toward achieving icon status.  Riding in rickety vans from show to show with his...


Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Early Years, 1926-1966

by Kenneth Womack

Maximum Volume offers a glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. George Martin's working-class childhood and musical influencesprofoundly shaped his early career in the...


The Who on  Who: Interviews and Encounters

by Sean Egan

The Who were a mass of contradictions. They brought intellect to rock but were the darlings of punks. They were the quintessential studio act yet were also the greatest live attraction in the world. They perfectly...


Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green

by Jimmy McDonough

The bestselling author of Shakey: Neil Young's Biography presents the first in-depth biography of the legendary soul singer Al Green.

Al Green has blessed listeners with some of the biggest hits of the past fifty...


My Riot

by Roger Miret & Jon Wiederhorn

Gangs of New York meets Mean Streets in this brutally honest memoir about surviving the treacherous 1980s Lower East Side and finding refuge and a voice in music.

Filled with danger, drugs, and abrasive music,...


Reflections on Liszt

by Alan Walker

"No one knows more about Franz Liszt than Alan Walker."—Malcolm Bowie, Times Literary Supplement

In a series of lively essays that tell us much not only about the phenomenon that was Franz Liszt but also about...


No Remedy for Love

by Liona Boyd

  • Liona Boyd’s last autobiography, In My Own Key, sold over 30,000 copies
  • Written in Boyd's own words without a ghostwriter
  • New memoir details Boyd's 2004 divorce, uprooting her life, and how she conquered...