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Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain
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18.890000 USD

Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain

by Danny Goldberg
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Been So Long: My Life and Music
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19.940000 USD

Been So Long: My Life and Music

by Jorma Kaukonen
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The Ox: The Authorized Biography of the Who's John Entwistle
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31.500000 USD

The Ox: The Authorized Biography of the Who's John Entwistle

by Paul Rees
Hardback
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Celebrating Anita O'Day's 100th birthday anniversary, this classic and engaging memoir is a must read for anyone wanting a real look behind the scenes at the 'golden age' of jazz. The New York Times calls it, a fascinating travelogue through the jazz world, filled with vivid images of Gene Krupa, ...
High Times Hard Times: The Anniversary Edition
Celebrating Anita O'Day's 100th birthday anniversary, this classic and engaging memoir is a must read for anyone wanting a real look behind the scenes at the 'golden age' of jazz. The New York Times calls it, a fascinating travelogue through the jazz world, filled with vivid images of Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton, Roy Eldridge, and Billie Holiday...Her prose is as hip as her music. O'Day was as well known for her drug problems as her jazz; and this candid memoir covers both in detail-starting out with her grisly 1966 overdose, then flashing back to tell all from the beginning. High Times Hard Times presents an intimate portrait of a larger-than-life jazz and big band singer-the success of her early career, the tragedy of heroin addiction, her painful recovery, and her ultimate triumph. An inspiring story. A real cut above the usual down-and-dirty music-and-drugs confession.
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23.100000 USD

High Times Hard Times: The Anniversary Edition

by George Eells, Anita O'Day
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More Myself: A Journey
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41.990000 USD

More Myself: A Journey

by Alicia Keys
CD-Audio
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The Mighty Elvis is a commemoration of his life and times in the form of an art book, told through the unique vision of legendary designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast. Beautifully illustrated throughout, it presents an enhanced portrait of one of America's greatest celebrities. With text by author Steven Brower ...
The Mighty Elvis A Graphic Biography
The Mighty Elvis is a commemoration of his life and times in the form of an art book, told through the unique vision of legendary designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast. Beautifully illustrated throughout, it presents an enhanced portrait of one of America's greatest celebrities. With text by author Steven Brower (Satchmo: The Life and Art of Louis Armstrong), The Mighty Elvis reminds us of the continuing stardom of one of the most popular American singers of all time. Through Chwast's illustrations, cartoons and comics we get to relive his early life, his meteoric rise to fame and how he was affected by, and in turn, affected the world of music in the many genres he mastered. The book covers his first appearances on television, Graceland, his meeting with President Nixon and his wedding to Priscilla, and much more. Millions of fans loved him, purchased his records, attended his sold out shows and went to his thirtythree films. Death, forty years ago, has not diminished his fame. Elvis Lives! The Mighty Elvis is a celebration, in art and design, of the life of a great icon of the American Scene!
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20.990000 USD

The Mighty Elvis A Graphic Biography

by Seymour Chwast, Steven Brower
Hardback
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Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded in jazz. Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler draws on oral history, countless ...
Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler
Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded in jazz. Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler draws on oral history, countless vintage articles, and family archives to trace Rollini's life, from his family's arrival in the US to his development and career as a musician and to his retirement and death. A child prodigy, Rollini was playing the piano in public at the age of five. At sixteen in New York he was recording pianola rolls when his peers recognized his talent and asked him to play xylophone and piano in a new band, the California Ramblers. When he decided to play a relatively new instrument, the bass saxophone, the Ramblers made their mark on jazz forever. Rollini became the man who gave this instrument its place. Yet he did not limit himself to playing bass parts-he became the California Ramblers' major soloist and created the studio and public sound of the band. In 1927 Rollini led a new band that included such jazz greats as Bix Beiderbecke and Frank Trumbauer. During the Depression years, he was back in New York playing with several bands including his own New California Ramblers. In the 1940s, Rollini purchased a property on Key Largo. He rarely performed again for the public but hosted rollicking jam sessions at his fishing lodge with some of the best nationally known and local players. After a car wreck and an unfortunate hospitalization, Rollini passed away at age fifty-three.
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36.750000 USD

Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

by Ate Van Delden
Paperback / softback
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Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded in jazz. Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler draws on oral history, countless ...
Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler
Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded in jazz. Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler draws on oral history, countless vintage articles, and family archives to trace Rollini's life, from his family's arrival in the US to his development and career as a musician and to his retirement and death. A child prodigy, Rollini was playing the piano in public at the age of five. At sixteen in New York he was recording pianola rolls when his peers recognized his talent and asked him to play xylophone and piano in a new band, the California Ramblers. When he decided to play a relatively new instrument, the bass saxophone, the Ramblers made their mark on jazz forever. Rollini became the man who gave this instrument its place. Yet he did not limit himself to playing bass parts-he became the California Ramblers' major soloist and created the studio and public sound of the band. In 1927 Rollini led a new band that included such jazz greats as Bix Beiderbecke and Frank Trumbauer. During the Depression years, he was back in New York playing with several bands including his own New California Ramblers. In the 1940s, Rollini purchased a property on Key Largo. He rarely performed again for the public but hosted rollicking jam sessions at his fishing lodge with some of the best nationally known and local players. After a car wreck and an unfortunate hospitalization, Rollini passed away at age fifty-three.
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115.500000 USD

Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

by Ate Van Delden
Hardback
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I Still Believe: A Memoir
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19.940000 USD

I Still Believe: A Memoir

by Jeremy Camp
Paperback / softback
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On the Road and Off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius
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17.840000 USD

On the Road and Off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius

by Harold Hal Prince, Charlie Harmon
Paperback / softback
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Pink Floyd are one of the world's most successful rock bands of all time. After their breakthrough record, The Dark Side Of The Moon , brought prog rock to the masses, they have never looked back, and their influence continues today in rock, ambient and techno music. Pink Floyd: Glorious ...
Pink Floyd: Glorious Torment
Pink Floyd are one of the world's most successful rock bands of all time. After their breakthrough record, The Dark Side Of The Moon , brought prog rock to the masses, they have never looked back, and their influence continues today in rock, ambient and techno music. Pink Floyd: Glorious Torment is an unofficial, intriguing review of their path to mega success, tracking too the dismay of Syd Barrett's decline and the battles and the glory of their music. Covering all the major events in their long career this great new book is accompanied by revealing and evocative images of the band.
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18.57 USD

Pink Floyd: Glorious Torment

by Sean Egan
Hardback
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Rocket Man: The Life of Elton John
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30.400000 USD

Rocket Man: The Life of Elton John

by Mark Bego
Hardback
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The life of Phil Collins has been full of twists and turns. From the start of his career child acting, no one at the time could have foreseen that he would have gone on to becoming one of the most successful and well-known names in the music world. His earliest ...
Phil Collins A Life In Vision
The life of Phil Collins has been full of twists and turns. From the start of his career child acting, no one at the time could have foreseen that he would have gone on to becoming one of the most successful and well-known names in the music world. His earliest musical foray with late sixties band Flaming Youth went largely unnoticed but from the moment he joined fledgling progressive rockers Genesis in 1970 Collins' career was on an upward curve that exceeded all expectations. As a drummer with immense feel he soon started to gain recognition in the early seventies, and on the odd occasion that he got to sing on a Genesis record, he also showed that he was a useful vocalist as well. Following Peter Gabriel's departure in 1975, Phil slotted in perfectly as Genesis frontman and helped to catapult the band to greater commercial success. By 1981, with Genesis riding the crest of a wave, Collins' career took another giant leap forward when he branched out with his first solo release. Both the album, Face Value, and the single 'In The Air Tonight' were the springboard for a dual career as both a solo artist and within Genesis. From this point forward Phil Collins career became a whirlwind of concerts and recordings that also saw him working alongside many other big names in the business as he helped to shape albums by the likes of Abba's Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant. By the mid-eighties Phil Collins had become one of the biggest artists in the world and his name was immortalised for evermore. A Life In Vision takes you on a visual journey of his extraordinary career from child actor to international superstar with many previously unseen photos that document virtually every facet of over fifty years in the entertainment business along with narrative from Genesis aficionado Alan Hewitt. This limited edition hardback book is housed in a custom made presentation box, includes a set of prints and is a valuable addition to the bookshelf of any self-respecting fan.
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111.56 USD

Phil Collins A Life In Vision

by Alan Hewitt
Hardback
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Former teen idol Leif Garrett bares his soul for the first time ever, revealing his deepest secrets about the extraordinary highs and devastating lows he has survived over the years. He was a hardworking child actor in the early 1970s, appearing on dozens of popular films and TV programs. Then ...
Idol Truth: A Memoir
Former teen idol Leif Garrett bares his soul for the first time ever, revealing his deepest secrets about the extraordinary highs and devastating lows he has survived over the years. He was a hardworking child actor in the early 1970s, appearing on dozens of popular films and TV programs. Then he was offered a chance to make a record and Leif Garrett, teen idol was born. Millions of teenage girls all over the world covered their walls with his picture. His face adorned hundreds of international magazine covers as he became one of the biggest and most desired heartthrobs in history. There were jet-setting tours, TV specials, and hit records, along with an endless supply of beautiful women, alcohol, and ultimately, the drugs that sent this shooting star into the darkest depths of addiction. Idol Truth is a harrowing survivor's story as well as a charmed tale filled with compelling pop culture characters-from Michael Jackson and Brooke Shields to John Belushi, Freddie Mercury, and many more. It's the first time ever that Leif Garrett has come clean about his life, revealing all the details of his spectacular journey.
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29.400000 USD

Idol Truth: A Memoir

by Chris Epting, Leif Garrett
Hardback
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Aretha was private. I respected this and she trusted me. Linda Solomon met Aretha Franklin in 1983 when she was just beginning her career as a photo journalist and newspaper columnist. Franklin's brother and business manager arranged for Solomon to capture the singer's major career events-just as she was coming ...
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait
Aretha was private. I respected this and she trusted me. Linda Solomon met Aretha Franklin in 1983 when she was just beginning her career as a photo journalist and newspaper columnist. Franklin's brother and business manager arranged for Solomon to capture the singer's major career events-just as she was coming back home to Detroit from California-while Franklin requested that Solomon document everything else. Everything. And she did just that. What developed over these years of photographing birthday and Christmas parties in her home, annual celebrity galas, private backstage moments during national awards ceremonies, photo shoots with the iconic pink Cadillac, and more was a friendship between two women who grew to enjoy and respect one another. The Queen Next Door is a book full of firsts as Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha'smusic career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family's most intimate and cherished moments in her beloved hometown. From performance rehearsals with James Brown to off-camera shenanigans while filming a music video with the Rolling Stones, from her first television special to her first time performing with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, to her last performance with her sisters at her father's church and her son's college graduation celebration. In the book's afterword, Sabrina Garrett Owens, Franklin's niece, honors her aunt, a woman who wasan over whelming supporter of civil rights, women's rights, and fundraising campaigns that helped to benefit her hometown. There was a time in her career-when Franklin was more in demand than ever before-when she insisted that if someone wanted her to perform, they had to come to Detroit. During this time all of her majorconcerts, national television specials, music videos, and commercials would happen in Detroit. Aretha Franklin showed her respect for the people in the city who championed her from the very beginning when she started singing as a young girl in the church choir. Franklin used to say, I am the lady next door when I am not on stage. The Queen Next Door offers fans a personaland unseen look at an extraordinary woman in her most natural moments-both regal and intimate-and highlightsher devotion to her family and her hometown Detroit- forever and ever.
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36.740000 USD

The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait

by Linda Solomon
Hardback
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Who is the market? Anyone who appreciates creativity or seeks to be creative Fans or the musicians, writers and other creative people interviewed in the book Anyone who loves music and/or literature and wants to know the stories behind some of the great works of our times Self-improvers, seekers, and ...
The Creative Spark: How musicians, writers, explorers, and other artists found their inner fire and followed their dreams
Who is the market? Anyone who appreciates creativity or seeks to be creative Fans or the musicians, writers and other creative people interviewed in the book Anyone who loves music and/or literature and wants to know the stories behind some of the great works of our times Self-improvers, seekers, and the intellectually curious Artists and other creative types including writers, musicians, painters, chefs, scientists, iconoclasts Those who are in transition How do people become more creative? The book is filled with examples of how people found ways to be more creative and how they shared their creativity with the world What sparked Amy Tan to write The Joy Luck Club or The Valley of Amazement? How did Lucinda Williams overcome her shyness and learn to command a stage? After The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, why did Francis Ford Coppola make The Outsiders? What does Frances Mayes love most about Tuscany? It's all in The Creative Spark.
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19.940000 USD

The Creative Spark: How musicians, writers, explorers, and other artists found their inner fire and followed their dreams

by Michael Shapiro
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In 1994, Jack Carneal had a loose collection of friends-including Ned Oldham-who liked to get together and play some tunes now and then. It didn't seem like much of anything, until Ned's younger brother, Will Oldham, invited the guys to be his backing band on that summer's Lollapalooza tour. From ...
Destroy Your Safe and Happy Lives
In 1994, Jack Carneal had a loose collection of friends-including Ned Oldham-who liked to get together and play some tunes now and then. It didn't seem like much of anything, until Ned's younger brother, Will Oldham, invited the guys to be his backing band on that summer's Lollapalooza tour. From working two jobs just to pay the bills to hitting the road with one of America's most iconic touring music festivals, to European tours-follow Jack Carneal as he navigates the chaos of the road, the trials and tribulations of being in a band, and the personal sacrifices and demands necessary to make it as a successful artist. Told with unparalleled wit and candor, Destroy Your Safe and Happy Lives is an unflinching look at the intersection of art, commerce, and domestic stability from someone who's mapped each of those roads time and again.
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18.900000 USD

Destroy Your Safe and Happy Lives

by Jack Carneal
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A great companion to ME, Elton's official autobiography! Elton John is as big as they come... the albums * the songs * the concerts * the musicals * the charities * the accolades * the costumes * the glasses * the music! We can count on one hand the musical ...
Elton John: Fifty Years On: The Complete Guide to the Musical Genius of Elton John and Bernie Taupin
A great companion to ME, Elton's official autobiography! Elton John is as big as they come... the albums * the songs * the concerts * the musicals * the charities * the accolades * the costumes * the glasses * the music! We can count on one hand the musical legends equal to Elton John (the Beatles and the Rolling Stones each get a finger). Elton John: Fifty Years On looks at the impact songwriting partners Elton John and Bernie Taupin have had on popular music and culture, and also discusses every song on all thirty albums, plus his work on Broadway, in movies, and elsewhere. Part 1 is a collection of essays and interviews with musicians and music writers chatting about Elton and Bernie. Part 2 is a bullet-pointed look at every released song, complete with insights, trivia, and meanings, including musical insights-like Elton's favorite chord progressions, or the most notable melodies in his discography. Did you know? Elton and Bernie's revision of Candle in the Wind (known as Goodbye England's Rose ), a tribute to Princess Diana after her untimely death, is the biggest-selling single in the UK and the second-biggest selling single in music history (after Bing Crosby's White Christmas ). Tiny Dancer may or may not be about Bernie Taupin's wife, Maxine...quotes from Elton and Bernie contradict each other. The biggest music stars in the world routinely show up at Elton John concerts to sing duets with the Rocket Man, including Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, George Michael, Bruce Hornsby, Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Adams, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, and many more, as well as Elton's legendary dual shows with Billy Joel! The background vocals for the song White Powder White Lady on the 21 at 33 album are sung by the Eagles. The background vocals for the song Cage the Songbird on the Blue Moves album are sung by Graham Nash and David Crosby. (Stephen Stills must have been busy?) Elton John: Fifty Years On was written for ultimate Elton John fans. A browsing book, a reading book, a treasure trove of facts, trivia, insights, and commentary, it's the perfect companion to Elton leaving the Yellow Brick Road.
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16.800000 USD

Elton John: Fifty Years On: The Complete Guide to the Musical Genius of Elton John and Bernie Taupin

by Michael Lewis, Stephen Spignesi
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Who is the market? Anyone who appreciates creativity or seeks to be creative Fans or the musicians, writers and other creative people interviewed in the book Anyone who loves music and/or literature and wants to know the stories behind some of the great works of our times Self-improvers, seekers, and ...
The Creative Spark: How musicians, writers, explorers, and other artists found their inner fire and followed their dreams
Who is the market? Anyone who appreciates creativity or seeks to be creative Fans or the musicians, writers and other creative people interviewed in the book Anyone who loves music and/or literature and wants to know the stories behind some of the great works of our times Self-improvers, seekers, and the intellectually curious Artists and other creative types including writers, musicians, painters, chefs, scientists, iconoclasts Those who are in transition How do people become more creative? The book is filled with examples of how people found ways to be more creative and how they shared their creativity with the world What sparked Amy Tan to write The Joy Luck Club or The Valley of Amazement? How did Lucinda Williams overcome her shyness and learn to command a stage? After The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, why did Francis Ford Coppola make The Outsiders? What does Frances Mayes love most about Tuscany? It's all in The Creative Spark.
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40.900000 USD

The Creative Spark: How musicians, writers, explorers, and other artists found their inner fire and followed their dreams

by Michael Shapiro
Hardback
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Dyson's incisive analysis of JAY-Z's brilliance not only offers a brief history of hip-hop's critical place in American culture, but also hints at how we can best move forward. --Questlove JAY-Z: Made in America is the fruit of Michael Eric Dyson's decade of teaching the work of one of the ...
Jay-Z: Made in America
Dyson's incisive analysis of JAY-Z's brilliance not only offers a brief history of hip-hop's critical place in American culture, but also hints at how we can best move forward. --Questlove JAY-Z: Made in America is the fruit of Michael Eric Dyson's decade of teaching the work of one of the greatest poets this nation has produced, as gifted a wordsmith as Walt Whitman, Robert Frost and Rita Dove. But as a rapper, he's sometimes not given the credit he deserves for just how great an artist he's been for so long. This book wrestles with the biggest themes of JAY-Z's career, including hustling, and it recognizes the way that he's always weaved politics into his music, making important statements about race, criminal justice, black wealth and social injustice. As he enters his fifties, and to mark his thirty years as a recording artist, this is the perfect time to take a look at JAY-Z's career and his role in making this nation what it is today. In many ways, this is JAY-Z's America as much as it's Pelosi's America, or Trump's America, or Martin Luther King's America. JAY-Z has given this country a language to think with and words to live by.
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27.290000 USD

Jay-Z: Made in America

by Michael Eric Dyson
Hardback
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A revelatory work of non-fiction from one of the most popular and influential British musicians of today: part autobiography, part guide to creativity and part cultural history. What makes a song work? What element causes us to stop, to listen, to listen again? Is it a melody? Is it a ...
Rapthology: Lessons in Lyrics and Life
A revelatory work of non-fiction from one of the most popular and influential British musicians of today: part autobiography, part guide to creativity and part cultural history. What makes a song work? What element causes us to stop, to listen, to listen again? Is it a melody? Is it a beat? Is it the words that are sung, or spoken? Is it what they speak to in us? Is it a combination of all of the above? Wretch 32 is one of the most influential musicians at work in Britain today. He is also a lyricist of unparalleled ability, and an advocate of music as a tool to educate as well as to entertain. In an age of unprecedented social and political change, Wretch's music stands as a medium of protest and of progress, helping to explain and shape a new era. In Rapthology, Wretch provides a lesson in lyric writing, taking us through his own creative process, from the first flashes of inspiration to final edits and improvisation. Rapthology is also an anthology of the songs that have shaped Wretch over the last thirty years, from gospel music to dancehall anthems to the most innovative emerging young voices. Step by step, Wretch explains what each song means to him, why it matters and how it has become so popular, and so powerful. The result is a groundbreaking autobiography, a guidebook to the music that matters, and an insight into the artistic process of one of the most inspiring artists of a generation.
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27.88 USD

Rapthology: Lessons in Lyrics and Life

by Jermaine Scott Sinclair a.k.a. Wretch 32
Hardback
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'A compelling personal account of the dramas of a singular British band' Neil Tennant The trajectory of Suede - hailed in infancy as both 'The Best New Band in Britain' and 'effete southern wankers' - is recalled with moving candour by its frontman Brett Anderson, whose vivid memoir swings seamlessly ...
Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn
'A compelling personal account of the dramas of a singular British band' Neil Tennant The trajectory of Suede - hailed in infancy as both 'The Best New Band in Britain' and 'effete southern wankers' - is recalled with moving candour by its frontman Brett Anderson, whose vivid memoir swings seamlessly between the tender, witty, turbulent, euphoric and bittersweet. Suede began by treading the familiar jobbing route of London's emerging new 1990s indie bands - gigs at ULU, the Powerhaus and the Old Trout in Windsor - and the dispiriting experience of playing a set to an audience of one. But in these halcyon days, their potential was undeniable. Anderson's creative partnership with guitarist Bernard Butler exposed a unique and brilliant hybrid of lyric and sound; together they were a luminescent team - burning brightly and creating some of the era's most revered songs and albums. In Afternoons with the Blinds drawn, Anderson unflinchingly explores his relationship with addiction, heartfelt in the regret that early musical bonds were severed, and clear-eyed on his youthful persona. 'As a young man . . . I oscillated between morbid self-reflection and vainglorious narcissism' he writes. His honesty, sharply self-aware and articulate, makes this a compelling autobiography, and a brilliant insight into one of the most significant bands of the last quarter century.
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29.76 USD

Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn

by Brett Anderson
Hardback
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'I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. ...
Face It: A Memoir
'I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.' BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNK DEBBIE HARRY is a musician, actor, activist and the iconic face of New York City cool. As the front-woman of Blondie, she and the band forged a new sound that brought together the worlds of rock, punk, disco, reggae and hip-hop to create some of the most beloved pop songs of all time. As a muse, she collaborated with some of the boldest artists of the past four decades. The scope of Debbie Harry's impact on our culture has been matched only by her reticence to reveal her rich inner life - until now. In an arresting mix of visceral, soulful storytelling and stunning visuals that includes never-before-seen photographs, bespoke illustrations and fan art installations, Face It upends the standard music memoir while delivering a truly prismatic portrait. With all the grit, grime, and glory recounted in intimate detail, Face It recreates the downtown scene of 1970s New York City, where Blondie played alongside the Ramones, Television, Talking Heads, Iggy Pop and David Bowie. Following her path from glorious commercial success to heroin addiction, the near-death of partner Chris Stein, a heart-wrenching bankruptcy, and Blondie's break-up as a band to her multifaceted acting career in more than thirty films, a stunning solo career and the triumphant return of her band, and her tireless advocacy for the environment and LGBTQ rights, Face It is a cinematic story of a woman who made her own path, and set the standard for a generation of artists who followed in her footsteps - a memoir as dynamic as its subject.
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34.34 USD

Face It: A Memoir

by Debbie Harry
Hardback
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A fascinating insight into the golden-age of 1970s and 80s rock and roll told through the eyes of music legend Bernie Marsden and, most notably, his role in establishing one of the world's most famous rock bands of all time - Whitesnake. 'Bernie Marsden is a musical treasure...I don't think ...
Where's My Guitar?: An Inside Story of British Rock and Roll
A fascinating insight into the golden-age of 1970s and 80s rock and roll told through the eyes of music legend Bernie Marsden and, most notably, his role in establishing one of the world's most famous rock bands of all time - Whitesnake. 'Bernie Marsden is a musical treasure...I don't think people know ALL he has done and just how much he was a part of the early British rock scene to present day. It's all in here. READ THIS BOOK!' Steve Lukather, Toto Touring with AC/DC. Befriending The Beatles. Writing one of the world's most iconic rock songs. This is the story of a young boy from a small town who dreamt of one day playing the guitar for a living - and ended up a rock n' roll legend. It follows Bernie Marsden's astonishing career in the industry - from tours in Cold War Germany and Franco's Spain, to meeting and befriending George Harrison and touring Europe with AC/DC. It's a story of hard graft, of life on the road, of meeting and playing with your heroes, of writing iconic rock songs - most notably the multi-million selling hit 'Here I Go Again' - and of being in one of the biggest rock bands of all time. At age 30, Bernie left Whitesnake due to serious conflict with his management, something he explores in this memoir for the very first time. Packed with stories and encounters with the likes of Ringo Starr, Elton John, Cozy Powell, Ozzy Osborne, B.B. King and Jon Lord, this is not just a remarkable look into the highs and lows of being a true music legend, but an intimate account of the revolutionary impact rock and roll music has offered to the world.
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37.19 USD

Where's My Guitar?: An Inside Story of British Rock and Roll

by Bernie Marsden
Hardback
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An inspirational book by self-made musical superstar, Russ, reminding you that it starts with YOU, to believe in yourself, and to get out of your own way. Twenty-six-year-old rapper, songwriter, and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace. By doing so, he proved that he didn't need ...
IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD
An inspirational book by self-made musical superstar, Russ, reminding you that it starts with YOU, to believe in yourself, and to get out of your own way. Twenty-six-year-old rapper, songwriter, and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace. By doing so, he proved that he didn't need a major label to surpass over a billion streams on Spotify/Apple Music, get on Forbes' 2019 30 Under 30, make the Forbes' 30 Under 30 Cash Kings at number 20 for most earned, sell out arenas across the U.S. and around the globe, and become one of the most popular and engaged rappers right now. His method was simple: love and believe in yourself absolutely and work hard no matter what. In this memoir, Russ inspires readers to walk to their individual rhythms and beat their biggest obstacles: themselves. With chapters named after his most powerful and popular songs, IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD will reflect on the lessons he's learned from his career, family, and relationships. He'll push readers to bet on themselves, take those leaps of faith, and recognize struggles as opportunities. With illustrations throughout consistent with the brand Russ has built and his fan base loves, IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD will give readers an inside-look at the man and the motivation behind the music. A lover of books like The Alchemist and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Russ delivers a short, potent, inspirational, raw, and honest book that gives readers a way to find self-belief and unlock their potential. Fans already rely on Russ as an inspiration of confidence; now, he is taking it to the next level with this book, which will contain lyrics from his music and visuals that reflect his inimitable style.
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27.88 USD

IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

by Russ
Hardback
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Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp
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29.390000 USD

Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp

by Travis Atria
Hardback
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Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream
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18.890000 USD

Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream

by Travis Thrasher, Scotty McCreery
Paperback / softback
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What were Prince's politics? What did he believe about God? And did he really forsake the subject-sex-that once made him the most subversive superstar of the Reagan era? In this illuminating thematic biography, Joseph Vogel explores the issues that made Prince one of the late 20th century's most unique, controversial, ...
This Thing Called Life: Prince, Race, Sex, Religion, and Music
What were Prince's politics? What did he believe about God? And did he really forsake the subject-sex-that once made him the most subversive superstar of the Reagan era? In this illuminating thematic biography, Joseph Vogel explores the issues that made Prince one of the late 20th century's most unique, controversial, and fascinating artists. Since his unexpected death in 2016, Prince has been recognized by peers, critics, and music fans alike. President Barack Obama described him as one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time. Yet in spite of the influx of attention, much about Prince's creative life, work, and cultural impact remains thinly examined. This Thing Called Life fills this vacuum, delving deep into seven key topics-politics, sound, race, gender, sex, religion, and death-that allow us to see Prince in fresh, invigorating new ways. Accessible and timely, This Thing Called Life takes the reader on a journey through the catalog and creative revolution of one of America's most compelling and elusive icons.
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20.950000 USD

This Thing Called Life: Prince, Race, Sex, Religion, and Music

by Joseph Vogel
Paperback / softback
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'A compelling new book' Daily Express Intimate and revealing, Spice Girls is the definitive story of the world's most iconic girl group. Through compelling new research and interviews, Sunday Times best-selling biographer Sean Smith reveals what life was really like for five fiercely independent and ambitious young women who were ...
Spice Girls
'A compelling new book' Daily Express Intimate and revealing, Spice Girls is the definitive story of the world's most iconic girl group. Through compelling new research and interviews, Sunday Times best-selling biographer Sean Smith reveals what life was really like for five fiercely independent and ambitious young women who were propelled to international fame in the 90s with unstoppable momentum. Quickly establishing themselves as the biggest success in British pop music since The Beatles, they were adored and admired in equal measure: the Spice Girls made a connection with millions of young women across the globe who were inspired by their enthusiasm for life and their famous Girl Power philosophy. The fab five became one of the most successful music acts in history, with more than 85 million record sales world-wide and nine UK number one singles. Throughout the years, their lives have garnered unprecedented levels of media interest and fans have keenly followed their ups and downs - the personal conflicts, celebrity break-ups, controversies and parenthood. One thing's for sure: they are never boring. In 2019, the prospect of their reunion tour has led to an outpouring of adoration and excitement, proving that the Spice Girls truly are an enduring cultural phenomenon.
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22.31 USD

Spice Girls

by Sean Smith
Paperback / softback