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Days that I'll Remember
Days that I'll Remember
Written by Jonathan Cott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951281
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Days that I'll Remember
Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Written by Jonathan Cott


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was friends with him and Yoko Ono until John's death in 1980. He has kept in touch with Yoko since that time, and is one of the small group of writers who understands her profoundly positive influence on Lennon. This deeply personal book... Read more >
Bach
Bach
Written by John Eliot Gardiner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375415296
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Bach
Music in the Castle of Heaven
Written by John Eliot Gardiner


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of...

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Bach
Bach
Written by John Eliot Gardiner
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ISBN: 9780385351980
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Bach
Music in the Castle of Heaven
Written by John Eliot Gardiner


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.99

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who (when we can discern his personality at all) seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate?

John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400083053
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn


Format: Hardcover, 944 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn
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ISBN: 9780804139342
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn


Format: eBook, 944 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $19.99

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Tune In
Tune In
Written by Mark Lewisohn, Read by Clive Mantle
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804164818
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Tune In
The Beatles: All These Years
Written by Mark Lewisohn
Read by Clive Mantle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo...

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Legends, Icons & Rebels
Legends, Icons & Rebels
Written by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson and Jared Levine
Format: Package
ISBN: 9781770495715
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Legends, Icons & Rebels
Music That Changed the World
Written by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson and Jared Levine


Format: Package, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $29.00

Exclusive insights from a celebrated musician and passionate industry insiders, two accompanying CDs of legendary tracks and beautiful packaging make for a book with broad appeal -- one that will captivate fans of Robbie Robertson and music lovers of all ages.

Part memoir, part tribute, and all great storytelling ...
Music industry veterans...

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Light and Shade
Light and Shade
Written by Brad Tolinski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307985750
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Light and Shade
Conversations with Jimmy Page
Written by Brad Tolinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

This “oral autobiography” of Jimmy Page, the intensely private mastermind behind Led Zeppelin—one of the most enduring bands in rock history—is the most complete and revelatory portrait of the legendary guitarist ever published.
   More than 30 years after disbanding in 1980, Led Zeppelin continues to be celebrated for its artistic achievements, broad... Read more >
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Running with Monsters
Running with Monsters
Written by Bob Forrest and Michael Albo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435981
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Running with Monsters
A Memoir
Written by Bob Forrest and Michael Albo


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $26.00

Celebrity Rehab star and Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest's memoir about his drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the '80s and '90s and his life-changing decision to become a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the unreachable.

Life has been one strange trip for Bob Forrest. He started out as a...

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Running with Monsters
Running with Monsters
Written by Bob Forrest and Michael Albo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435998
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Running with Monsters
A Memoir
Written by Bob Forrest and Michael Albo


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

Celebrity Rehab star and Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest's memoir about his drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the '80s and '90s and his life-changing decision to become a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the unreachable.

Life has been one strange trip for Bob Forrest. He started out as a...

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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347549
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $28.00

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over...

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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347556
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

This ebook includes 4 videos, 34 audio clips, and 11 additional photos from Graham Nash’s personal collection. Audio and video content does not play on all reading devices. Check your user manual for details.

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The...

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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash, Read by Graham Nash
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385367516
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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash
Read by Graham Nash


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $45.00

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over...

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Wild Tales
Wild Tales
Written by Graham Nash, Read by Graham Nash
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367523
Our Price: $22.50

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Wild Tales
A Rock & Roll Life
Written by Graham Nash
Read by Graham Nash


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.50

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan.
 
Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over...

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Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848
Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150460
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Life of Richard Wagner, Volume 1: 1813-1848

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $25.99

From renowned music critic and musicologist Ernest Newman comes the first of four volumes chronicling the life of legendary German composer Richard Wagner. This first volume takes us through the early years of Richard’s life: his birth in Leipzig; his childhood in Dresden and the sparks of his interest in music... Read more >
Babes in Toyland
Babes in Toyland
Written by Neal Karlen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830722
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Babes in Toyland
The Making and Selling of a Rock and Roll Band
Written by Neal Karlen


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $9.99

Babes in Toyland is a rare peek into the glamorous and tough world of rock and roll—an exclusive backstage pass for anyone who has ever fantasized about starting a band, being discovered by a major label, recording an album, and touring the country to play music in front of thousands. Also... Read more >
What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644156
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992885
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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Wagner Operas
Wagner Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830845
Our Price: $19.99
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Wagner Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $19.99

The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about:
   
   The Flying Dutchman

   Tannhäuser
   Lohengrin
   Tristan and Isolde
   The Mastersingers of Nuremberg 
   The Nibelung’s Ring
   The Rhinegold
   The Valkyrie
   Siegfried
   The Twilight of the Gods
   Parsifal

Newman’s complete grasp of his is clear at every turn, as are... Read more >
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation
Written by Ben Watson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681053
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Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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The Frontman
The Frontman
Written by Harry Browne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680827
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The Frontman
Bono (In the Name of Power)
Written by Harry Browne


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

Celebrity philanthropy comes in many guises, but no single figure better encapsulates its delusions, pretensions and wrongheadedness than U2’s iconic frontman, Bono—a fact neither sunglasses nor leather pants can hide. More than a mere philanthropist—indeed, he lags behind many of his peers when it comes to parting with his own money—Bono... Read more >
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The Frontman
Bono (In the Name of Power)
Written by Harry Browne


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

Celebrity philanthropy comes in many guises, but no single figure better encapsulates its delusions, pretensions and wrongheadedness than U2’s iconic frontman, Bono—a fact neither sunglasses nor leather pants can hide. More than a mere philanthropist—indeed, he lags behind many of his peers when it comes to parting with his own money—Bono... Read more >
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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307987327
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Seventeen Famous Operas
Seventeen Famous Operas
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830838
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Seventeen Famous Operas

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $18.99

“The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working.” –Ernest Newman
 
In Seventeen Famous Operas, renowned musicologist and music critic Ernest Newman goes beyond simply retelling the plots of the operas he has chosen to feature in this volume. Because for Newman... Read more >
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