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Le Freak
Le Freak
Written by Nile Rodgers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644033
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Le Freak
An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny
Written by Nile Rodgers


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $15.99

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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Hit Men
Hit Men
Written by Fredric Dannen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679730613
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Hit Men
Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business
Written by Fredric Dannen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: July 2, 1991
Price: $16.95

Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels from the... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980141
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.00

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
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How to Wreck a Nice Beach
The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks
Written by Dave Tompkins


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $22.95

The history of the vocoder: how popular music hijacked the Pentagon's speech scrambling weapon

The vocoder, invented by Bell Labs in 1928, once guarded phones from eavesdroppers during World War II; by the Vietnam War, it was repurposed as a voice-altering tool for musicians, and is now the ubiquitous voice of popular... 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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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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The Mysticism of Sound and Music
The Mysticism of Sound and Music
Written by Hazrat Inayat Khan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570622311
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The Mysticism of Sound and Music

Written by Hazrat Inayat Khan


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: September 3, 1996
Price: $24.95

Music, according to Sufi teaching, is really a small expression of the overwhelming and perfect harmony of the whole universe—and that is the secret of its amazing power to move us. The Indian Sufi master Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882–1927), the first teacher to bring the Islamic mystical tradition to the West... Read more >
Hit Men
Hit Men
Written by Fredric Dannen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307802088
Our Price: $12.99
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Hit Men
Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business
Written by Fredric Dannen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $12.99

Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992885
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875006
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
A Practical Guide to Creating, Selling, Organizing, and Staging Concerts
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $14.99

The only book that looks at the business of concert promotion. Concerts are part art, part party—and a big part business. This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring is the first to focus on that all-important business aspect, from creating a show, to selling a show, to organizing the show, to... Read more >
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