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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
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713675
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.95

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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To a Young Jazz Musician
To a Young Jazz Musician
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498311
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To a Young Jazz Musician
Letters from the Road
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize—winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music–and to leading a good life.
Writing from the road “between the bus ride, the sound check, and the gig,”

Marsalis passes on wisdom gained from experience, addressed... Read more >
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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
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ISBN: 9780375760853
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $16.00

Antonio Stradivari (1644—1737) was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music. In the course of his long career in the northern Italian city of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately six hundred survive, their quality unequalled by any subsequent violin-maker. In this... Read more >
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All of Me
All of Me
Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307398451
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All of Me

Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $19.50

In this revealing autobiography, Canada’s first lady of song, for the first time, tells the whole story of her astonishing 40-year career in show biz. It is a candid retrospective of the extraordinary success achieved, and the prices that had to be paid.

“After ‘Snowbird’ hit, I was swept up like Dorothy... Read more >
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Practicing
Practicing
Written by Glenn Kurtz
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ISBN: 9780307278753
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Practicing
A Musician's Return to Music
Written by Glenn Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $16.95

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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The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498373
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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $12.99

The Toughest Show on Earth is the ultimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the divas and the dramas of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by the remarkable man who rose from apprentice carpenter to general manager.

Joseph Volpe gives us an anecdote-filled tour of more than four decades at the Met, an institution full... Read more >
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The Fan Who Knew Too Much
The Fan Who Knew Too Much
Written by Anthony Heilbut
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ISBN: 9780307958471
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The Fan Who Knew Too Much
Aretha Franklin, the Rise of the Soap Opera, Children of the Gospel Church, and Other Meditations
Written by Anthony Heilbut


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.99

A dazzling exploration of American culture—from high pop to highbrow—by acclaimed music authority, cultural historian, and biographer Anthony Heilbut, author of the now classic The Gospel Sound (“Definitive” —Rolling Stone), Exiled in Paradise, and Thomas Mann (“Electric”—Harold Brodkey).

In The Fan Who Knew Too Much, Heilbut writes about art and... Read more >
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Wilco
Wilco
Written by Greg Kot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493194
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Wilco
Learning How to Die
Written by Greg Kot


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

The intimate story of one of the great American bands of our time, creators of the controversial masterpiece Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

When alt-country heroes-turned-rock-iconoclasts Wilco handed in their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, to the band’s label, Reprise, a division of Warner Brothers, fans looked forward to the release of another challenging... Read more >
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Old Gods Almost Dead
Old Gods Almost Dead
Written by Stephen Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767909563
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Old Gods Almost Dead
The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones
Written by Stephen Davis


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2001
Price: $13.99

The acclaimed, bestselling rock-and-roll biographer delivers the first complete, unexpurgated history of the world’s greatest band.

The saga of the Rolling Stones is the central epic in rock mythology. From their debut as the intermission band at London’s Marquee Club in 1962 through their latest record—setting Bridges to Babylon world tour, the... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739357392
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $29.95

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
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