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

by Mick Fleetwood & Anthony Bozza

"After forty-six years of being on the road, this is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. This is the story of my life in rock and roll -- and how the band that has meant...


Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

by Robert Spaethling

"A wonderful collection that gives Mozart a voice as a son, husband, brother and friend." —New York Times Book Review "Mozart's honesty, his awareness of his own genius and his contempt for authority all shine...


Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

by Herbie Hancock & Lisa Dickey

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time

In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven...


Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard On You?: A Memoir

by George Clinton & Ben Greenman

In this seminal music memoir, Father of Funk George Clinton talks four decades of hit songs, drug abuse, the evolution of pop, rock, and soul music, his legal pitfalls, and much much more.

George Clinton began...


The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again

by John T. Davis

A group of three friends who made music in a house in Lubbock, Texas, recorded an album that wasn't released and went their separate ways into solo careers. That group became a legend and then-twenty years later-a...


Fathomless Riches: Or How I Went From Pop to Pulpit

by Richard Coles

The memoir of popular BBC Radio 4 SATURDAY LIVE presenter and former member of the Communards, the Reverend Richard Coles.

'I love @RevRichardColes SO MUCH' Caitlin Moran

FATHOMLESS RICHES is the Reverend Richard...


Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

by Paul Trynka

“Should be unfailingly interesting to any Stones fan.” —Larry Rhoter, New York Times

 

The Rolling Stones’ rise to fame is one of rock ‘n’ roll’s epic stories. Yet one crucial part of that story...


My Side of Life: The Autobiography

by Shane Filan

As a lead singer of Westlife, one of the most successful pop acts of all time, Shane Filan was on top of the world. Together with the band, he achieved an incredible 14 No.1 singles (a record beaten only by...


101 Amazing Facts about Lionel Richie

by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor

Are you the world's biggest Lionel Richie fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the former Commodores lead vocalist and one of the world's best-loved singer-songwriters? If so, then...


Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith

by Joe Perry & David Ritz

Joe Perry’s New York Times bestselling memoir of life in the rock-and-roll band Aerosmith: “An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and roll’s greatest guitarists....


The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones

by Stanley Booth & Greil Marcus

Stanley Booth, a member of the Rolling Stones’ inner circle, met the band just a few months before Brian Jones drowned in a swimming pool in 1968. He lived with them throughout their 1969 tour across the United...


Harry Partch, Hobo Composer

by S. Andrew Granade

During the Great Depression, Harry Partch rode the railways, following the fruit harvest across the country. From his experience among hoboes he found what he called "a fountainhead of pure musical Americana."...


Bowie: The Biography

by Wendy Leigh

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke. Gender Bender. Rebel. Songwriter. Fashion Icon. Rock God. One of the most influential creative artists of his generation, David Bowie morphed from one glittering...


Life Without Elgar: A Tale of a Journeying Soul

by Ann Merivale

During a regression to find out the reason for the unusual emotional attachment that she'd had since the age of sixteen to Sir Edward Elgar - both his music and the man himself - Ann Merivale was knocked for...


Another Side of Bob Dylan

by Victor Maymudes & Jacob Maymudes

A Los Angeles Times Best seller!

August 2014 marks 50 years since Bob Dylan released his fourth album, Another Side of Bob Dylan. Recorded in one night, in the middle of a turbulent year in his life, the music...


Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician

by Allen Shawn

Leonard Bernstein stood at the epicenter of twentieth-century American musical life. His creative gifts knew no boundaries as he moved easily from the podium, to the piano, to television with his nationally...


Portraits in Jazz: 80 Profiles of Jazz Legends, Renegades and Revolutionaries

by Howard Reich

Howard Reich has reported on jazz for the Chicago Tribune for almost four decades, and in this time he has met musicians both celebrated and obscure. From his exclusive interviews with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett,...


101 Amazing Facts about Foo Fighters

by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor

Are you the world's biggest Foo Fighters fan? Or do you want to discover some interesting facts about Dave Grohl's band, generally considered to be the best rock act in the entire world? If so, then this is...


27: Janis Joplin

by Chris Salewicz

Janis Joplin, singer-songwriter, counterculture icon, the Queen of rock and roll, died aged just 27. During a short four-year career, blighted by alcoholism and drug abuse, she changed the face of music, carving...


27: Jim Morrison

by Chris Salewicz

Jim Morrison, musician, singer and poet was found dead, the victim of a suspected heroin overdose, in a Paris apartment bathtub in 1971. He was 27.

Morrison was a talented, charismatic, wild-tempered cultural...