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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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Modest Mouse
Modest Mouse
Photographed by Pat Graham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876510
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Modest Mouse

Photographed by Pat Graham


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

More than any other band, Modest Mouse represented the ascendency of indie rock at the turn of the millennium. True dyed-in-the-wool independent musicians, Modest Mouse originated in the thriving mid-90s Northwest music scene orbiting Calvin Johnson’s K Records and founded on an uncompromising idealism handed down from punk forefathers. After years... Read more >
The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll
The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll
Written by Rolling Stone Magazine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679737285
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The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll
The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and Their Music
Written by Rolling Stone Magazine


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: November 10, 1992
Price: $40.00

The ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll--comprehensive, authoritative, and fully updated with coverage of the most important new sounds and artists of the 1980s and `90s. Read more >
The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

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

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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Secret Lives of Great Composers
Secret Lives of Great Composers
Written by Elizabeth Lunday, Illustrated by Mario Zucca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744020
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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: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
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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How to Read Music
How to Read Music
Written by Roger Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780517884386
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How to Read Music
Fundamentals of Music Notation Made Easy
Written by Roger Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $11.95

A basic primer for anyone without musical training who wishes to learn to read musical scores when singing or taking up an instrument. The book explains how notes are named and written; how to read melody, interpret time signatures, keys, sharps, flats, and naturals; how to read tempo; and how to... 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823085545
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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: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $35.00

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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Finishing the Hat
Finishing the Hat
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679439073
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Finishing the Hat
Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
Written by Stephen Sondheim


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $45.00

Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys, an Academy Award, seven Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors. His career has spanned more than half a century, his lyrics have become synonymous with musical theater and popular culture, and in Finishing the Hat—titled after perhaps his most autobiographical song, from... Read more >
Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Written by Michael Azerrad
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385471992
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Come As You Are
The Story of Nirvana
Written by Michael Azerrad


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1993
Price: $21.00

Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell  nearly five million copies of their landmark album  Nevermind, whose thunderous sound  and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion,  frustration, and passion of the emerging  Generation X. Come As You Are is the  close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the  only book with exclusive in-depth  interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
Our Price: $14.99
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $14.99

Revised and Expanded

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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