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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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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: eBook
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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The Future Is the Beginning
The Future Is the Beginning
Written by Bob Marley, Introduction by Gerald Hausman
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ISBN: 9780307952455
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The Future Is the Beginning
The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley
Written by Bob Marley
Introduction by Gerald Hausman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $10.99

In this one-of-a-kind collection, edited by Gerald Hausman and with an introduction by Cedella Marley, the words of reggae legend Bob Marley are gathered together to give readers a sense of his deeply felt and powerfully motivated sense of spirit.  The texts, many unpublished in book form, were gathered at 56... Read more >
Rhythm And The Blues
Rhythm And The Blues
Written by Jerry Wexler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819000
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Rhythm And The Blues
A Life in American Music
Written by Jerry Wexler


Format: eBook, 334 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $18.99

Atlantic Records partner and producer, Wexler presided over the evolution of the modern music business and made prodigious contributions through to our cultural history. Wexler has worked with the entire range of American genius: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and others. 75 photographs. Read more >
Nutcracker
Nutcracker
Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann, Illustrated by Maurice Sendak, Translated by Ralph Manheim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348645
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Nutcracker

Written by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Translated by Ralph Manheim


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $24.99

"A classic, new and complete. One of the ten best illustrated children's books of the year."
-- New York Times Book Review

The tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. It has retained its freshness because it appeals... Read more >
Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307987310
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart, Read by Simon Vance
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449011270
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $40.00

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart, Read by Simon Vance
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449011287
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $22.50

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir
Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir
Written by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529747
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Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir

Written by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $10.99

A raw and surprisingly beautiful coming-of-age memoir, Coal to Diamonds tells the story of Mary Beth Ditto, a girl from rural Arkansas who found her voice.
 
Born and raised in Judsonia, Arkansas—a place where indoor plumbing was a luxury, squirrel was a meal, and sex ed was taught during senior... Read more >
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 Hero And the Blues
The Hero And the Blues
Written by Albert Murray
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828651
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The Hero And the Blues

Written by Albert Murray


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this visionary book, Murray takes an audacious new look at black music and, in the process, succeeds in changing the way one reads literature. Murray's subject is the previously unacknowledged kinship between fiction and the blues. Both, he argues, are virtuoso performances that impart information, wisdom, and moral guidance to... Read more >
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Morning Glory
Morning Glory
Written by Linda Dahl
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824523
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Morning Glory
A Biography of Mary Lou Williams
Written by Linda Dahl


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $19.99

Mary Lou Williams -- pianist, arranger, composer, and probably the most influential woman in the history of jazz -- receives the attention she has long deserved in the definitive biography by a leading scholar of women in jazz.

The illegitimate child of an impoverished and indifferent mother, Williams began performing publicly at... Read more >
Young Man with a Horn
Young Man with a Horn
Written by Dorothy Baker, Afterword by Gary Giddins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175774
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Young Man with a Horn

Written by Dorothy Baker
Afterword by Gary Giddins


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of... Read more >
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Young Man with a Horn

Written by Dorothy Baker
Afterword by Gary Giddins


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.95

Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of... Read more >
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Four Strong Winds
Four Strong Winds
Written by John Einarson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771030390
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Four Strong Winds
Ian and Sylvia
Written by John Einarson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $19.99

Their classic "Four Strong Winds" is widely considered to be one of the greatest songs of all time. Bob Dylan, Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, and Joni Mitchell count among their admirers. Their music, including hits like "You Were On My Mind" and "Someday Soon," has been recorded by everyone... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980141
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.00

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
... Read more >
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Bandbox
Bandbox
Written by Thomas Mallon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824318
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Bandbox
A Novel
Written by Thomas Mallon


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

From the author of Henry and Clara, a dazzling, hilarious novel that captures the heart and soul of New York in the Jazz Age.

Bandbox is a hugely successful magazine, a glamorous monthly cocktail of 1920s obsessions from the stock market to radio to gangland murder. Edited by the bombastic Jehoshaphat “Joe&rdquo... Read more >
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 >
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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Love Rock Revolution
Love Rock Revolution
Written by Mark Baumgarten
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570618222
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Love Rock Revolution
K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
Written by Mark Baumgarten


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Punk isn't a sound--it's an idea! In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You... Read more >
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Love Rock Revolution
K Records and the Rise of Independent Music
Written by Mark Baumgarten


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Punk isn't a sound--it's an idea! In its history, K Records has fostered some of independent music's greatest artists, including Bikini Kill, Beat Happening, Built to Spill, Beck, Modest Mouse, and the Gossip. In 1982, K Records released its first cassette and put its own spin on punk's defiant manifesto: You... Read more >
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The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey
The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey
Written by M. Shawn Crahan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875964
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The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey

Written by M. Shawn Crahan


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $55.00

M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, is the percussionist and founding member of the Grammy Award winning hard rock band, Slipknot. Crahan is also the art director for Slipknot and directed their DVDs,Disasterpieces, Voliminal: Inside The Nine, Of The (sic), and (sic)nesses: Live at Download. He has been the creative... Read more >
The Fan Who Knew Too Much
The Fan Who Knew Too Much
Written by Anthony Heilbut
Format: eBook
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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The Fan Who Knew Too Much
The Fan Who Knew Too Much
Written by Anthony Heilbut
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375400803
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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: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $30.00

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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