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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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Twenty Thousand Roads
Twenty Thousand Roads
Written by David Meyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345503367
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Twenty Thousand Roads
The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music
Written by David Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $18.00

As a singer and songwriter, Gram Parsons stood at the nexus of countless musical crossroads, and he sold his soul to the devil at every one. His intimates and collaborators included Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Marianne Faithfull, Peter Fonda, Roger McGuinn, and Clarence White. Parsons led the Byrds to create the... Read more >
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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty, Foreword by David Ritz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767923866
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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition

Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty
Foreword by David Ritz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $15.95

Lady Sings the Blues is the fiercely honest, no-holds-barred autobiography of Billie Holiday, the legendary jazz, swing, and standards singing sensation. Taking the reader on a fast-moving journey from Holiday’s rough-and-tumble Baltimore childhood (where she ran errands at a whorehouse in exchange for the chance to listen to Louis Armstrong and... Read more >
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Freewheelin' Time
Written by Suze Rotolo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926881
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A Freewheelin' Time
A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties
Written by Suze Rotolo


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.00

A great read for fans of the Coen brothers' film, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

A Freewheelin’ Time
is Suze Rotolo’s firsthand, eyewitness, participant-observer account of the immensely creative and fertile years of the 1960s, just before the circus was in full swing and Bob Dylan became the anointed ringmaster. It chronicles the back-story... Read more >
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Whatever You Say I Am
Whatever You Say I Am
Written by Anthony Bozza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400053803
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Whatever You Say I Am
The Life and Times of Eminem
Written by Anthony Bozza


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $13.95

does eminem matter?

On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beginning to make waves among suburban white... Read more >
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Written by Thad Carhart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758621
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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank
Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
Written by Thad Carhart


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $15.00

Walking his two young children to school every morning, Thad Carhart passes an unassuming little storefront in his Paris neighborhood. Intrigued by its simple sign—Desforges Pianos—he enters, only to have his way barred by the shop’s imperious owner. Unable to stifle his curiosity, he finally lands the proper introduction, and a... Read more >
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Elvis: My Best Man
Elvis: My Best Man
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452757
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Elvis: My Best Man
Radio Days, Rock 'n' Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley
Written by George Klein and Chuck Crisafulli


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn’t have known how important the new kid with the guitar—the boy named Elvis—would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley... Read more >
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Written by Gene Odom and Frank Dorman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767910279
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock
Written by Gene Odom and Frank Dorman


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $16.99

The first complete, unvarnished history of Southern rock’s legendary and most popular band, from its members’ hardscrabble boyhoods in Jacksonville, Florida and their rise to worldwide fame to the tragic plane crash that killed the founder and the band’s rise again from the ashes.

In the summer of 1964 Jacksonville, Florida teenager... Read more >
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The Portable Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins
Written by Henry Rollins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375750007
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The Portable Henry Rollins

Written by Henry Rollins


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 10, 1998
Price: $19.95

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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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
Written by Jimmy McDonough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750963
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

Written by Jimmy McDonough


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $19.95

Neil Young is one of rock and roll’s most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – until now. Based on six years of interviews with more than three hundred of Young’s... Read more >
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