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Reading Lyrics
Reading Lyrics
Edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375400810
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Reading Lyrics
More Than 1,000 of the Century's Finest Lyrics--a Celebration of Our Greatest Songwriters, a Rediscovery of Forgotten Masters, and an Appreciation of an
Edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball


Format: Hardcover, 736 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2000
Price: $45.00

A vast anthology bringing together more than one thousand of the best American and English lyrics of the twentieth century, this is an extraordinary celebration of a unique art form.
 
Reading Lyrics begins with the first masters of the colloquial phrase, including George M. Cohan (“Give My Regards to Broadway”), P. G... Read more >
Moving to Higher Ground
Moving to Higher Ground
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969085
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Moving to Higher Ground
How Jazz Can Change Your Life
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this beautiful book, Pulitzer Prize—winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis draws upon lessons he’s learned from a lifetime in jazz–lessons that can help us all move to higher ground. With wit and candor he demystifies the music that is the birthright of every American and demonstrates how a real understanding... 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974201
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To a Young Jazz Musician
Letters from the Road
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $12.95

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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In the Country of Country
In the Country of Country
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700828
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In the Country of Country
A Journey to the Roots of American Music
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 28, 1998
Price: $18.95

In a series of indelible portraits of country music stars, Dawidoff reveals, among others, Jimmie Rodgers, the “father of Country”; Johnny Cash, the “Man in Black”; and Patsy Cline, a lonely figure striding out bravely in a man’s world. In the Country of Country is a passionate and expansive account of... Read more >
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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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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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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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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
Written by Judy Collins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307717344
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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
My Life in Music
Written by Judy Collins


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $26.00

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Written by Gene Odom and Frank Dorman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767910286
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock
Written by Gene Odom and Frank Dorman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $12.99

The first complete, unvarnished history of Southern rock’s legendary and most popular band, from its members’ hardscrabble boyhoods in Jacksonville, Florida and their rise to worldwide fame to the tragic plane crash that killed the founder and the band’s rise again from the ashes.

In the summer of 1964 Jacksonville, Florida teenager... Read more >
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Classical Music
Classical Music
Written by Phil G. Goulding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760463
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Classical Music
The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1,000 Greatest Works
Written by Phil G. Goulding


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $13.99

MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT IN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Who are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works should you buy? What is a concerto and how does it differ from a sonata?
Maybe... Read more >
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