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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
Written by Jacob Slichter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767919012
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
Written by Jacob Slichter


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 29, 2004
Price: $11.99

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered if his dreams of rock stardom were... Read more >
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Practicing
Practicing
Written by Glenn Kurtz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489760
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Practicing
A Musician's Return to Music
Written by Glenn Kurtz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

In a remarkable memoir written with insight and humor, Glenn Kurtz takes us from his first lessons at the age of eight to his acceptance at the elite New England Conservatory of Music. After graduation, he attempts a solo career in Vienna but soon realizes that he has neither the ego... Read more >
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Rhythm And The Blues
Rhythm And The Blues
Written by Jerry Wexler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819000
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Rhythm And The Blues
A Life in American Music
Written by Jerry Wexler


Format: eBook, 334 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $18.99

Atlantic Records partner and producer, Wexler presided over the evolution of the modern music business and made prodigious contributions through to our cultural history. Wexler has worked with the entire range of American genius: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and others. 75 photographs. Read more >
Ticket to the Opera
Ticket to the Opera
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761842
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Ticket to the Opera
Discovering and Exploring 100 Famous Works, History, Lore, and Singers, with Rec
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $15.99

In Ticket to the Opera, Phil G. Goulding finally makes the magic and mystique of opera accessible to all. Here he offers a complete operatic education, including history, definitions of key musical terms, opera lore and gossip, portraits of famous singers and the roles they immortalized, as well as pithy introductions... Read more >
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
Written by Peter M. Thall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874955
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
The Myths, the Secrets, the Lies (And a Few Truths)
Written by Peter M. Thall


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There’s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in... Read more >
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307574442
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, social, and political contexts with which to reinterpret the performances and lyrics of Gertrude "Ma"... Read more >
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Written by Lester Bangs, Edited by John Morthland
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ISBN: 9780307487896
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band... Read more >
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On a Cold Road
On a Cold Road
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996752
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On a Cold Road
Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock
Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

David Bidini, rhythm guitarist with the Rheostatics, knows all too well what the life of a rock band in Canada involves: storied arenas one tour and bars wallpapered with photos of forgotten bands the next. Zit-speckled fans begging for a guitar pick and angry drunks chucking twenty-sixers and pint glasses. Opulent... Read more >
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How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era
How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era
Written by Megan Perry, Foreword by Ron Fair
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875259
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How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era

Written by Megan Perry
Foreword by Ron Fair


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2010
Price: $15.99

The insider’s guide to becoming an insider. Want to become a record producer? Get this book. It’s the authoritative, up-to-the-minute guide to getting what it takes to become a success in today’s exciting, hyper-competitive music business. For musicians interested in hands-on record production, for aspiring pros, for anyone with an interest... Read more >
Opera As Drama
Opera As Drama
Written by Joseph Kerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834003
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Opera As Drama

Written by Joseph Kerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever written. First published in 1956 and revised in 1988, Opera as Drama continues to be indispensable reading for all students and lovers of opera. Read more >
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