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Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout
By Hachette Books
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ean: 9780316264372, isbn: 0316264377,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
ONE OF BILLBOARD'S ''100 GREATEST MUSIC BOOKS OF ALL TIME''The provocative transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! provides a searing account of her search for identity and her true self.It began in a bedroom in Naples, Florida, when a misbehaving punk teenager named Tom Gabel, armed with nothing but an acoustic guitar and a headful of anarchist politics, landed on a riff. Gabel formed Against Me! and rocketed the band from its scrappy beginnings-banging on a drum

Boys Keep Swinging: A Memoir
By Atria Books
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ean: 9781501140129, isbn: 1501140124,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
“Wow! So brutally honest and such a really addictive read.” —Elton John “One courageous joyride of a memoir. It should be illegal for rock stars to write so beautifully.” —Armistead Maupin “A wild, sexy, emotional ride through underground New York at the millennium…a tale that speaks to the outsider in all of us.” —Andy Cohen In this deeply affecting memoir, one of rock music’s most entrancing figures transforms the vividness of his musical world into an unforgettable

The Beatles: A Private View
By Brand: Big Tent Entertainment
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ean: 9781592261765, isbn: 1592261760,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Bob's photos were amongst the best ever taken of the Beatles. Paul McCartneyUsed Book in Good Condition.

Runnin' with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062474124, isbn: 9780062474124,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
The manager who shepherded Van Halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, and the legendary band that changed rock music.Van Halen’s rise in the 1980s was one of the most thrilling the music world had ever seen—their mythos an epic party, a sweaty, sexy, never-ending rock extravaganza. During this unparalleled run of success, debauchery, and drama, no one was closer to the band than Noel Monk. A

Best Seat in the House: Drumming in the '70s with Marriott, Frampton, and Humble Pie
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mpn: 43171-528960, ean: 9781888408133, isbn: 1888408138,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
(Book). Here is a hard rock memoir essentially an authorized bio on the endearing British rock band Humble Pie as told from the drum throne and backstage hallways during the emerging days of the Seventies classic rock era. In 1969, Jerry Shirley was chosen to drum in a new band led by Steve Marriott and Peter Frampton. He had just turned 17. Along with bassist Greg Ridley, and manager Dee Anthony, the Pie started a 6-year journey that stormed the US and defined Arena Rock bigger sound, bigger

Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon
By St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250145697, isbn: 1250145694,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months after Elvis Presley ignited the rock era. As the songwriting half of Simon & Garfunkel, his work helped define the youth movement of the '60s. On his own in the '70s, Simon made radio-dominating hits. He

What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography
By Dey Street Books
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mpn: 47617049, ean: 9780062468130, isbn: 9780062468130,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.Pioneers of Britain’s nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style, and stage presence of its second, but twice-longest-serving, lead singer, Bruce Dickinson. As Iron Maiden’s front

The Best of Punk Globe Magazine
By New Haven Publishing Ltd
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9781910705186, isbn: 1910705187,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Ginger Coyote created Punk Globe Magazine in August 1977. She had seen a copy of the British fanzine Sniffing Glue and thought ''Hey, I should do this!'' San Francisco only had two music magazines and if you were not part of their clic, you got no exposure. Not only did she want to help underdog bands, she wanted to include people who attended the shows-sometimes they were the real entertainment. She also wanted to involve television and film. So in a way, Punk Globe Magazine was the original

Verdad tropical/ Tropical Truth (Best-Seller) (Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Salamandra Publicacions Y Edicions
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ean: 9788478888900, isbn: 847888890X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
Icon in his country and adored artist elsewhere, Veloso is one of the greatest contemporary musicians and tells his story as part of the cultural movements of the 1960s and 1970s in his native Brazil.Used Book in Good Condition.

Independent Ed: What I Learned from My Career of Big Dreams, Little Movies, and the Twelve Best Days of My Life
By Avery
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mpn: 51, ean: 9781592409334, isbn: 1592409334,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Acclaimed independent filmmaker Ed Burns shares the story of his remarkable career and offers a candid, instructive account of the ins-and-outs of making great movies without the backing of Hollywood.As the second of three children from a working-class Long Island family, Ed Burns thought a career in filmmaking was a pipe dream. When his first film, The Brothers McMullen, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, he proved himself to be one of the most distinctive and tenacious

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: 20884241, ean: 9781451695199, isbn: 1451695195,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
The #1 New York Times bestselling account of a neurosurgeon's own near-death experience—for readers of 7 Lessons from Heaven. Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress.Then, Dr. Alexander’s own brain was attacked by a rare illness. The part of the

Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven
By Vintage
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ean: 9781400031436, isbn: 1400031435,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
One of the Best Books of the Year* The Economist * The Christian Science Monitor * Financial Times *Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music. How can such sublime work have been produced by a man who seems so ordinary, so opaque—and occasionally so intemperate? John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of the only two authentic portraits of Bach every day on the stairs of his parents’ house, where it hung for safety during World War II. He

She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
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ean: 9781501195259, isbn: 1501195255,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the acclaimed and influential debut album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill with this eye-opening and moving exploration of Lauryn Hill and her remarkable artistic legacy.Released in 1998, Lauryn Hill’s first solo album is often cited by music critics as one of the most important recordings in modern history. Artists from Beyoncé to Nicki Minaj to Janelle Monáe have claimed it as an inspiration, and it was recently included in the National Recording

Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones
By Plume Books
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ean: 9780147516459, isbn: 0147516455,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
“Should be unfailingly interesting to any Stones fan.”—Larry Rhoter, New York Times The Rolling Stones’ rise to fame is one of rock ‘n’ roll’s epic stories. Yet one crucial part of that story has never been fully told: the role of Brian Jones, the visionary who founded the band and meticulously controlled their early sound, only to be dethroned by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Tormented by paranoia and drug problems, Jones drowned at the age of twenty-seven. Drawing on new

U2 -- The Best of Propaganda: 20 Years of the Official U2 Magazine
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ean: 9781560254874, isbn: 1560254874,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Started in the band's very earliest days, from 1986 until the year 2000, Propaganda was the only official U2 fan-club magazine to ever exist. Each issue carried exclusive in-depth interviews, plus behind-the-scenes insights into U2 operations and unique never-seen-elsewhere photographs. An impressive selection of the best features appear here in this very first Propaganda anthology, offering a fascinating chance to see the extraordinary development of one of the biggest bands in the world

Friends Along the Way: A Journey Through Jazz
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300099676, isbn: 0300099673,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
For more than half a century, jazz writer and lyricist Gene Lees has been the friend of many in the world of jazz music. In this delightful book he offers minibiographies of fifteen of these friends—some of them jazz greats, some lesser-known figures, and some up-and-comers. Combining conversations and memoirs with critical commentary, Lees’s insightful and intimate profiles will captivate jazz fans, performers, and historians alike.The subjects of the book range from the versatile

BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family
By Griffin
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780312674151, isbn: 0312674155,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
In the early 1990s, Demetrius ''Big Meech'' Flenory and his brother, Terry ''Southwest T,'' rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family. They socialized with music mogul Sean ''Diddy'' Combs, did business with New York's king of bling Jacob ''The Jeweler'' Arabo, and built allegiances with rap superstars Young Jeezy and Fabolous. Yet even as BMF was attracting celebrity attention, its crew members struck fear in a

This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band
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ean: 9781613748763, isbn: 9781613748763,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
The singer and drummer of the Band details, in this book, the history of one of the most influential groups of the 1960s. While their music evoked a Southern mythology with their beautifully crafted, image-rich songs, only their Arkansan drummer, Levon Helm, was the genuine article. This updated edition of his life story includes a new epilogue that covers the last dozen years of his life. From the cotton fields to Woodstock and from seeing Sonny Boy Williamson and Elvis Presley to playing for

40 Acoustic Bestsellers (Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook)
By Hal Leonard
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mpn: 121021, ean: 9781480350953, isbn: 1480350958,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
40 of the most popular acoustic hits from the entire pop era, including: Against the Wind * All Along the Watchtower * Best of My Love * Dust in the Wind * The First Cut Is the Deepest * Go Your Own Way * Homeward Bound * A Horse with No Name * Layla * Lola * Losing My Religion * Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) * Wake Me up When September Ends * Wish You Were Here * You Were Meant for Me * and more..

Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III
By A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250139184, isbn: 125013918X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The creator of the dancing bear logo and designer of the Wall of Sound for the Grateful Dead, Augustus Owsley Stanley III, better known by his nickname, Bear, was one of the most iconic figures in the cultural revolution that changed both America and the world during the 1960s.Owsley's high octane rocket fuel enabled Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters to put on the Acid Tests. It also powered much of what happened on stage at Monterey Pop. Owsley turned on Pete Townshend of The Who and Jimi

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