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The Operator
The Operator
Written by Thomas R. King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767907576
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The Operator
David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood
Written by Thomas R. King


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $29.00

“A crazy American epic” –Newsweek


Complex, contentious, and blessed with the perfect-pitch ability to find the next big talent, David Geffen has shaped American popular culture and transformed the way Hollywood does business. His dazzling career has included the roles of power agent, record-industry mogul, Broadway producer, and billionaire Hollywood studio founder–but... Read more >
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: eBook
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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Honky Tonk Girl
Honky Tonk Girl
Written by Loretta Lynn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594891
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Honky Tonk Girl
My Life in Lyrics
Written by Loretta Lynn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $29.95

One of the most beloved country music stars of all time gives us the first collection of her lyrics and, in her own words, tells the stories that inspired her most popular songs, such as "Coal Miner's Daughter," "Don't Come Home A' Drinkin'," and, of course, "I'm a Honky Tonk Girl."
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739357408
Our Price: $14.98

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.98

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 >
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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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Written by Henry W. Simon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773708
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100 Great Operas And Their Stories
Act-By-Act Synopses
Written by Henry W. Simon


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much... Read more >
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Temperament
Temperament
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560513
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Temperament
How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

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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Stradivari's Genius
Stradivari's Genius
Written by Toby Faber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362148
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Stradivari's Genius
Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection
Written by Toby Faber


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

“’Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hands: He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio.”
–George Eliot

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... Read more >
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How Can I Keep from Singing?
How Can I Keep from Singing?
Written by David King Dunaway, Foreword by Pete Seeger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307495976
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How Can I Keep from Singing?
The Ballad of Pete Seeger
Written by David King Dunaway
Foreword by Pete Seeger


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

How Can I Keep from Singing? is the compelling story of how the son of a respectable Puritan family became a consummate performer and American rebel. Updated with new research and interviews, unpublished photographs, and thoughtful comments from Pete Seeger himself, this is an inside history of the man Carl Sandburg... Read more >
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FM
FM
Written by Richard Neer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812992656
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FM
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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