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The Portable Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins
Written by Henry Rollins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568090
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The Portable Henry Rollins

Written by Henry Rollins


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $15.99

Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word.  As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry Rollins has transformed himself from an L.A. punk rocker into a universal soldier.  His... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307960924
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $12.99

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note opening, which... Read more >
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Rebel Music
Rebel Music
Written by Hisham Aidi
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ISBN: 9780307908681
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Rebel Music
Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Written by Hisham Aidi


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in...

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Motown
Motown
Written by Gerald Posner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307538628
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Motown
Music, Money, Sex, and Power
Written by Gerald Posner


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

In 1959, twenty-nine-year-old Berry Gordy, who had already given up on his dream to be a champion boxer, borrowed eight hundred dollars from his family and started a record company. A run-down bungalow sandwiched between a funeral home and a beauty shop in a poor Detroit neighborhood served as his headquarters... Read more >
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Tori Amos:  Piece by Piece
Tori Amos: Piece by Piece
Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492043
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Tori Amos: Piece by Piece

Written by Tori Amos and Ann Powers


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

I choose to fight my battles through my music . . . I was born a feminist. And then at age five, when my strict Christian grandmother punished me, I realized, I’m not penetrating here. I’m just pissing people off. So I had to find another way to penetrate. I had... Read more >
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Written by Joel Whitburn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307985125
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009
Written by Joel Whitburn


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $24.99

The Essential Reference Guide to America’s Most Popular Songs and Artists Spanning More than Fifty Years of Music
 
Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-out “Poker face,” this updated and unparalleled resource contains the most complete chart... Read more >
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Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560513
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient... Read more >
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Secret Lives of Great Composers
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters
Written by Elizabeth Lunday
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music.
 
With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international music. You’ll learn... Read more >
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To a Young Jazz Musician
To a Young Jazz Musician
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498311
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To a Young Jazz Musician
Letters from the Road
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize—winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music–and to leading a good life.
Writing from the road “between the bus ride, the sound check, and the gig,”

Marsalis passes on wisdom gained from experience, addressed... Read more >
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774903
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $17.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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