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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
Written by Jacob Slichter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767919012
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
Written by Jacob Slichter


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 29, 2004
Price: $11.99

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered if his dreams of rock stardom were... Read more >
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A Light That Never Goes Out
A Light That Never Goes Out
Written by Tony Fletcher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307715951
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A Light That Never Goes Out
The Enduring Saga of the Smiths
Written by Tony Fletcher


Format: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $30.00

The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history.

They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce--were critical and popular favorites throughout their mid-1980s heyday... Read more >
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Motown
Motown
Written by Gerald Posner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974683
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Motown
Music, Money, Sex, and Power
Written by Gerald Posner


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $15.95

In 1959, twenty-nine-year-old Berry Gordy, who had already given up on his dream to be a champion boxer, borrowed eight hundred dollars from his family and started a record company. A run-down bungalow sandwiched between a funeral home and a beauty shop in a poor Detroit neighborhood served as his headquarters... Read more >
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A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807823
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $2.99

This slightly irreverent guide to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's great operas, including Aida, La Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
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ISBN: 9780375703300
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2003
Price: $16.00

Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient... Read more >
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Songs Only You Know
Songs Only You Know
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955335
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Songs Only You Know
A Memoir
Written by Sean Madigan Hoen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.00

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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Gig Posters Volume 2
Gig Posters Volume 2
Written by Clay Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594745430
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Gig Posters Volume 2

Written by Clay Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $40.00

Readers gave the first Gig Posters anthology a standing ovation—so for your viewing pleasure, here’s one heck of an encore: 700 more incredible posters from the archives of GigPosters.com, the Internet’s premier destination for concert poster art. It’s a mad jam of illustration and photography, collage and typography, bringing the contemporary...

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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
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ISBN: 9780307960924
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

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

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note opening, which... Read more >
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Opera As Drama
Opera As Drama
Written by Joseph Kerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834003
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Opera As Drama

Written by Joseph Kerman


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever written. First published in 1956 and revised in 1988, Opera as Drama continues to be indispensable reading for all students and lovers of opera. Read more >
Caffe Lena
Caffe Lena
Written by Jocelyn Arem, Photographed by Joe Alper, Foreword by Tim Robbins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876527
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Caffe Lena
Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse
Written by Jocelyn Arem
Photographed by Joe Alper
Foreword by Tim Robbins


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $49.95

In 1960, burgeoning actress and defiant dreamer Lena Spencer opened a small, grassroots coffeehouse in the quaint upstate New York town of Saratoga Springs. Within her then-husband’s plan to start the Caffè as a means for the couple to artistically flourish while “making enough money to retire in Europe” lay the... Read more >
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