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Call Me Debbie

by Deborah Voigt

In Call Me Debbie, internationally renowned opera singer Deborah Voigt describes her journey to become one of the world's most celebrated artists. In a strikingly unguarded and revelatory memoir, Voigt writes...


Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession

by Ian Bostridge

An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes—literary, historical, psychological—that...


The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song

by Ben Yagoda

From an acclaimed cultural critic, a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era.

Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it's a bit less widely understood that in about 1950,...


Conversations with John Lennon

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

The name John Lennon immediately conjures up thoughts and images of the iconic sixties band 'The Beatles,' the 'Let It Be' roof top concert, a pedestrian crossing at Abbey Road Studios, a white room, the song...


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone

by Marky Ramone & Richard Herschlag

The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone.

Rolling Stone ranked the Ramones at #26 on its list...


Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe

by Tara Murtha

July, 1967: It seems the entire country stopped to listen to a husky voice steeped in the simmering secrets of the South tell a tragic tale of teenage suicide. So much for the Summer of Love. "Ode to Billie...


Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain

by Alan Light

From the former senior editor of Rolling Stone and author of The Holy or the Broken, called “thoughtful and illuminating” by The New York Times, a new book on the unlikely coming-to-be of Prince’s now...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

by Viv Albertine

“Ms. Albertine’s book is wiry and cogent and fearless.… Her book has an honest, lo-fi grace. If it were better written, it would be worse.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

“Forget Katniss And Tris...


Slim: Another Day, Another Town

by Slim Dusty & Joy McKean

Australia's greatest country singer-songwriter Slim Dusty's own story, written with Joy McKean, his wife for 50 years - now updated.

'It seems I've done most things I wanted to do, but of all things, I think...


Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson

by Marshall Thompson, Dane Ladwig & Bonnie Classen

The Chi-Lites were instrumental in changing the very foundation of the music industry. With their number one hits "Oh Girl" and "Have You Seen Her," Pop music artists and producers recognized the importance...


Rumours of Glory

by Bruce Cockburn

Award-winning songwriter and pioneering guitarist Bruce Cockburn has been shaped by politics, protest, romance, and spiritual discovery. He has toured the globe, visiting far-flung places such as Guatemala,...


Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . .

by Glyn Johns

Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was sixteen years old at the dawn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future, and he went on...


Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

by Adam Lerner & Wes Anderson

Mark Mothersbaugh is a legendary figure for fans of both street art and music culture. Cofounder of the seminal New Wave band DEVO, he was a prolific visual artist before the band's inception moving seamlessly...


Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014)

by Paul Brannigan & Ian Winwood

The second volume of Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood’s biography of Metallica, detailing the latter half of their extraordinary, decades-long career


The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light

by Carlos Santana & Ashley Kahn

The intimate and long-awaited autobiography of a legend

In 1967 in San Francisco, just a few weeks after the Summer of Love, a young Mexican guitarist took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium and played a blistering...


Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters

by Hank Bordowitz

In a series of more than 50 interviews that span seven decades, many never before seen in print, this is the story of Led Zeppelin told by the people who knew it best—the members of the band. This book shoots...


Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music

by Barry Mazor

This is the first biography of Ralph Peer, the adventurous—even revolutionary—A&R man and music publisher who changed the breadth and flavor of popular music in the United States and around the world. It...


Play On: Now, Then and Fleetwood Mac

by Mick Fleetwood

"After forty-six years of being on the road, now is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. I'm looking forward to sharing it with you."

Mick Fleetwood has been a member of...


Franz Schubert and His World

by Christopher H. Gibbs & Morten Solvik

During his short lifetime, Franz Schubert (1797–1828) contributed to a wide variety of musical genres, from intimate songs and dances to ambitious chamber pieces, symphonies, and operas. The essays and translated...


On the Road with Janis Joplin

by John Byrne Cooke

One of Parade's Top Ten Rock n' Roll Reads

As a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show-and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young...