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Queens Reigns Supreme
Queens Reigns Supreme
Written by Ethan Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095230
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Queens Reigns Supreme
Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler
Written by Ethan Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2005
Price: $12.95

Based on police wiretaps and exclusive interviews with drug kingpins and hip-hop insiders, this is the untold story of how the streets and housing projects of southeast Queens took over the rap industry.

For years, rappers from Nas to Ja Rule have hero-worshipped the legendary drug dealers who dominated Queens in the... 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 >
Le Freak
Le Freak
Written by Nile Rodgers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385529655
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Le Freak
An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny
Written by Nile Rodgers


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $27.00

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE
 
From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop’s greatest genius transformed his own dramatic life into the... Read more >
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Clubland
Clubland
Written by Frank Owen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917353
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Clubland
The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture
Written by Frank Owen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $19.00

Outrageous parties. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending club kids. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. Depraved criminals. Murder.

Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene.
 
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K, a designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene.  He went...

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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
Written by Will Friedwald
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375421495
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Written by Will Friedwald


Format: Hardcover, 832 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $45.00

Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most important jazz and popular performers of the twentieth century. From giants like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland to lesser-known artists like Jeri Southern...

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Jazz
Jazz
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, Read by LeVar Burton
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780375417627
Our Price: $14.95

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Jazz
A History of America's Music
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by LeVar Burton


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 7, 2000
Price: $14.95

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible for
The Civil War and Baseball.

Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music—jazz. Born in the black community of turn-of-the-century New... Read more >
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White Riot
White Riot
Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844676880
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White Riot
Punk Rock and the Politics of Race
Edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From the Clash to Los Crudos, skinheads to afro-punks, the punk rock movement has been obsessed by race. And yet the connections have never been traced in a comprehensive way.

White Riot is the definitive study of the subject, collecting first-person writing, lyrics, letters to zines, and analyses of punk history from... Read more >
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Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms
Written by Jan Swafford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809896
Our Price: $15.99
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Johannes Brahms
A Biography
Written by Jan Swafford


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $15.99

An illuminating new biography of one of the most beloved of all composers, published on the hundredth anniversary of his death, brilliantly written by a finalist for the 1996 National Book Critics Circle Award. Johannes Brahms has consistently eluded his biographers. Throughout his life, he attempted to erase traces of himself... Read more >
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Songs Only You Know
Songs Only You Know
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953362
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

Eighteen-year-old Sean Madigan Hoen was struggling to keep his involvement in the city’s hardcore punk scene a secret from his family. Then he learned that his father, too, had a second life—as a crack addict. 
 
Songs Only You Know begins in the '90s and spans a decade during which the family... Read more >
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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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