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FM
FM
Written by Richard Neer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812992656
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The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio
Written by Richard Neer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2001
Price: $19.00

"It was all so honest, before the end of our collective innocence. Top Forty jocks screamed and yelled and sounded mightier than God on millions of transistor radios. But on FM radio it was all spun out for only you. On a golden web by a master weaver driven by fifty... Read more >
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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Written by Judy Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307717351
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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
My Life in Music
Written by Judy Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

A vivid, highly evocative memoir of one of the reigning icons of folk music, highlighting the decade of the ’60s, when hits like “Both Sides Now” catapulted her to international fame.
 
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes is the deeply personal, honest, and revealing memoir of folk legend and relentlessly creative spirit... Read more >
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition
Written by Joel Whitburn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307985125
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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: eBook
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $24.99

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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Space Is the Place
Space Is the Place
Written by John F. Szwed
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307822444
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Space Is the Place
The Lives and Times of Sun Ra
Written by John F. Szwed


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $14.99

Always riveting, Space Is the Place is the definitive biography of "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz"  (The New York Times)—unparalleled for his purposeful outlandishness, a man who exerted a powerful influence over a vast array of artists.

Sun Ra—a/k/a Herman Poole "Sonny  Blount—was born in Alabama on May... Read more >
Heavy Metal Islam
Heavy Metal Islam
Written by Mark LeVine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307353399
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Heavy Metal Islam
Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Written by Mark LeVine


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $15.00

“We play heavy metal because our lives are heavy metal.”
—Reda Zine, one of the founders of the Moroccan heavy-metal scene

“Music is the weapon of the future.”
—Fela Kuti

An eighteen-year-old Moroccan who loves Black Sabbath. A twenty-two-year-old rapper from the Gaza Strip. A young Lebanese singer who quotes Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” They... Read more >
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774903
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $17.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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The Strangest Tribe
The Strangest Tribe
Written by Stephen Tow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570617430
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The Strangest Tribe
How a Group of Seattle Rock Bands Invented Grunge
Written by Stephen Tow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $18.95

Grunge isn’t dead – but was it every truly alive? Twenty years after the height of the movement, The Strangest Tribe redefines grunge as we know it. Stephen Tow takes a second look at the music and community that vaulted the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, and Soundgarden to international fame... Read more >
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The Ninth
The Ninth
Written by Harvey Sachs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369819
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

The premier of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna on May 7, 1824, was the most significant artistic event of the year—and the work remains one of the most precedent-shattering and influential compositions in the history of music. Described in vibrant detail by eminent musicologist Harvey Sachs, this symbol of freedom and... Read more >
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Verdi With a Vengeance
Verdi With a Vengeance
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756336
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Verdi With a Vengeance
An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

Everything you could possibly know about Verdi and his operas, from the brilliant and humorous author of Wagner Without Fear.

If you want to know why La traviata was actually a flop at its premiere in 1853, it's in here.  If you want to know why claiming to have heard Bjorling's Chicago performance... Read more >
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Five Lessons on Wagner
Five Lessons on Wagner
Written by Alain Badiou, Afterword by Slavoj Zizek, Translated by Susan Spitzer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674817
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Five Lessons on Wagner

Written by Alain Badiou
Afterword by Slavoj Zizek
Translated by Susan Spitzer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2010
Price: $26.95

For over a century, Richard Wagner’s music has been the subject of intensedebate among philosophers, many of whom have attacked its ideological—some say racist and reactionary—underpinnings. In this major new work,Alain Badiou, radical philosopher and keen Wagner enthusiast, offers adetailed reading of the critical responses to the composer’s work, whichinclude Adorno’s... Read more >
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