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  • The Gospel Of Hip Hop: The First Instrument by KRS-One 9781576874974

    The Gospel Of Hip Hop: The First Instrument by KRS-One 9781576874974

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781576874974Author KRS-OneFormat HardbackPage Count 832Imprint powerHouse Books,U.S.Publisher powerHouse Books,U.S.Weight(grams) 853g
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  • Me and Mr Jones: My Life with David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars by Suzi Ronson 9780571371846

    Me and Mr Jones: My Life with David Bowie and the Spiders from Mars by Suzi Ronson 9780571371846

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    From the stylist behind David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust look, an electrifying peek behind the curtains during a legendary chapter of pop culture history.'Suzi Ronson was there as Bowie transitioned from suburban folkie to world superstar and genius. Few can...
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  • Too Much Too Young: The 2 Tone Records Story: Rude Boys, Racism and the Soundtrack of a Generation by Daniel Rachel 9781399607483

    Too Much Too Young: The 2 Tone Records Story: Rude Boys, Racism and the Soundtrack of a Generation by Daniel Rachel 9781399607483

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    A SUNDAY TIMES MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023#2 UNCUT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023A RESIDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023In 1979, 2 Tone exploded into the national consciousness as records by The Specials, The Selecter, Madness, The Beat, and The Bodysnatchers burst onto...
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  • Aladdin Sane 50: The definitive celebration of Bowie's iconic album and music's most famous photograph – with unseen images by Chris Duffy

    Aladdin Sane 50: The definitive celebration of Bowie's iconic album and music's most famous photograph – with unseen images by Chris Duffy

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    On the fiftieth anniversary of David Bowie's magical album, Aladdin Sane 50 is the ultimate celebration of a musical masterpiece - and the most famous photograph in pop history.This landmark book contains hundreds of photographs, including dozens of...
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  • B-side: A Flipsided History of Pop by Andy Cowan 9781915316134

    B-side: A Flipsided History of Pop by Andy Cowan 9781915316134

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781915316134Author Andy CowanFormat PaperbackPage Count 400Imprint HeadpressPublisher Headpress
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  • The Amplified Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad 9780063279933

    The Amplified Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad 9780063279933

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    A downright revolutionary 30th-anniversary deluxe edition of the iconic bestselling biography of Nirvana, updated with exclusive new content exploring the personal and cultural forces that inspired the music, the author's friendship with Kurt Cobain and...
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  • Alice in Chains: The Untold Story by David De Sola

    Alice in Chains: The Untold Story by David De Sola

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781250199386Author David De SolaFormat PaperbackPage Count 432Imprint Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's GriffinPublisher Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's...
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  • Taylor Swift: The Whole Story by Chas Newkey-Burden

    Taylor Swift: The Whole Story by Chas Newkey-Burden

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    The full story of Taylor Swift's stratospheric rise to fame; all any dedicated Swifty needs to know about the pop superstar who's taking over the world A small-town girl with an incredible talent, and the strength to...
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  • Rave New World: Confessions of a Raving Reporter by Kirk Field

    Rave New World: Confessions of a Raving Reporter by Kirk Field

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    'Love this book! It triggers so many memories of the rave era. Thoroughly recommended.' - FATBOY SLIM 'Captures the hedonism and humour of the nineties with a laugh-out-loud honesty. The perfect Ibiza holiday read...if you can get it through customs!' -...
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  • Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross

    Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross

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    'An absolutely masterly work' Stephen Fry Alex Ross, renowned author of the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics-an aesthetic war zone where...
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  • The Cover Art of Blue Note Records: The Collection by Graham Marsh

    The Cover Art of Blue Note Records: The Collection by Graham Marsh

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    The Cover Art of Blue Note Records is Graham Marsh and Glyn Callingham's classic collection of the unparalleled record sleeves produced by the celebrated Blue Note record label. Around January 1956 the photographer Francis Wolff and Alfred...
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  • The Performer: Art, Life, Politics by Richard Sennett 9780241637647

    The Performer: Art, Life, Politics by Richard Sennett 9780241637647

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    An exploration of public performance in everyday life, by the leading cultural and social thinkerThe Performer explores the relations between performing in art (particularly music), politics and everyday experience. It focuses on the bodily and physical...
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  • Into the Void: From Birth to Black Sabbath – and Beyond by Geezer Butler 9780008476465

    Into the Void: From Birth to Black Sabbath – and Beyond by Geezer Butler 9780008476465

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    A Rough Trade Book of the Year The Sunday Times bestseller The much-anticipated first book from Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler With over 70 million records sold, heavy metal...
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  • Revolution In The Head: The Beatles Records and the Sixties by Ian MacDonald

    Revolution In The Head: The Beatles Records and the Sixties by Ian MacDonald

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    As dazzling as the decade they dominated, The Beatles almost single-handedly created pop music as we know it. Today, their songs are cited as seminal influences by stars like Oasis and Blur. Eloquently giving voice to their time, The Beatles quite simply...
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  • The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten by Michael Garnice

    The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten by Michael Garnice

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    The Ultimate Guide To Great Reggae celebrates (and helps you find) the greatest songs of reggae. It focuses on every style of reggae, from mento to Jamaican R&B, ska, rock steady, dub, DJ roots, dancehall and more. It opens with an exceptionally...
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  • Abbey Road: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Famous Recording Studio (with a foreword by Paul McCartney) by David Hepworth

    Abbey Road: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Famous Recording Studio (with a foreword by Paul McCartney) by David Hepworth

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    With a foreword by Paul McCartney'It's semi-devotional -- a really special place' Florence Welch'There are certain things that are mythical. Abbey Road is mythical' Nile RodgersMany people will recognise the famous zebra crossing. Some visitors may have...
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  • The History of Jazz by Ted Gioia

    The History of Jazz by Ted Gioia

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    An updated new edition of Ted Gioia's universally acclaimed history of jazz, with a wealth of new insight on this music's past, present, and future. Ted Gioia's The History of Jazz has been universally hailed as the most comprehensive and accessible...
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  • I Thought I Heard You Speak: Women at Factory Records by Audrey Golden

    I Thought I Heard You Speak: Women at Factory Records by Audrey Golden

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    Factory Records has become the stuff of legend. The histories of the label have been told from many perspectives, from visual catalogues and memoirs to exhibitions. Yet no in-depth history has ever been told from the perspectives of the women who were...
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  • Curepedia: An A-Z of The Cure by Simon Price 9781474619325

    Curepedia: An A-Z of The Cure by Simon Price 9781474619325

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    The Cure are arguably the biggest alternative rock band in the world. Between 1985 and 2000 every album they released went to at least Gold in the UK, the US or both. In America they have earned four Platinum albums, and they are estimated to have sold...
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  • Glastonbury 50: The Official Story of Glastonbury Festival by Emily Eavis

    Glastonbury 50: The Official Story of Glastonbury Festival by Emily Eavis

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    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA BOOK OF THE YEAR PICK IN THE TIMES: 'Captivating'A ROUGH TRADE BOOK OF THE YEAR: 'In-depth and inspiring''Beautifully compiled ... the perfect festival experience' SUNDAY TIMESGlastonbury 50 is the authorised,...
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  • The Beatles by Terry O'Neill: Five decades of photographs, with unseen images by Terry O'Neill

    The Beatles by Terry O'Neill: Five decades of photographs, with unseen images by Terry O'Neill

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    'An incredible photographer and good friend' -RINGO STARR The definitive collection of the breathtaking Beatles photographs of Terry O'Neill.Iconic photographer Terry O'Neill worked with the Beatles across five decades, capturing the band at the...
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  • 1964: Eyes of the Storm by Paul McCartney 9780241619711

    1964: Eyes of the Storm by Paul McCartney 9780241619711

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    Photographs and Reflections by Paul McCartney'Millions of eyes were suddenly upon us, creating a picture I will never forget for the rest of my life.'In 2020, an extraordinary trove of nearly a thousand photographs taken by Paul McCartney on a 35mm...
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  • Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart Cosgrove

    Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul by Stuart Cosgrove

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    FULLY REVISED AND EDITED PAPERBACK EDITION Shortlisted for Penderyn Music Prize Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that...
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  • Phew, Eh Readers?: The Life and Writing of Tom Hibbert by Tom Hibbert 9781788708685

    Phew, Eh Readers?: The Life and Writing of Tom Hibbert by Tom Hibbert 9781788708685

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    'Superb celebration of his life and work ... a must-read tribute' CLASSIC POP, 5/5'The funniest and most revealing of all music journalists' - NEIL TENNANT 'A laugh riot' - CLASSIC ROCK4/5 - Mojo 4/5 - Record Collector8/10 - Uncut Idiosyncratic...
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  • This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl by Paul Brannigan 9780008461201

    This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl by Paul Brannigan 9780008461201

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    FULLY UPDATED AND REVISED, INCLUDING TWO NEW CHAPTERS TO BRING THE STORY UP TO DATE 'Someone called and said Kurt died. I just f*****g lost it.' He has sold over 50 million albums. He's been in bands that...
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  • Party Lines: Dance Music and the Making of Modern Britain by Ed Gillett 9781529070644

    Party Lines: Dance Music and the Making of Modern Britain by Ed Gillett 9781529070644

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    A Guardian Guide Cultural Book of the Year 2023An Irish Times Music Book of the Year 2023'A deep, engrossing history' The Observer'A fascinating deep dive' Jeremy DellerFrom the illicit reggae blues dances and acid-rock free festivals of the 1970s,...
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  • The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by DK

    The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by DK

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    £14.35
    Learn about the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions in The Classical Music Book.Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Classic...
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  • Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Treasure by Hugh Cheape 9781905267552

    Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Treasure by Hugh Cheape 9781905267552

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    Based on a 'national collection of the national instrument' now assembled in National Museums Scotland, this book offers an account of the musicology of the bagpipe in its European context, including the remarkable influence of the Baroque on Scotland's...
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  • Reach for the Stars: 1996–2006: Fame, Fallout and Pop’s Final Party: A Times Summer Read 2023 by Michael Cragg 9781788707275

    Reach for the Stars: 1996–2006: Fame, Fallout and Pop’s Final Party: A Times Summer Read 2023 by Michael Cragg 9781788707275

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    ***WINNER OF THE 2024 PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE***A Times Book of the YearA Telegraph Book of the YearA Guardian Book of the Year A Rock 'n' Roll Book Club Book of the YearA Guardian 50 Best Holiday ReadsAn Independent Book of the YearA Mojo Music Book...
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  • Country Music: An Illustrated History by Dayton Duncan

    Country Music: An Illustrated History by Dayton Duncan

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780525520542Author Dayton DuncanFormat HardbackPage Count 560Imprint Alfred A. KnopfPublisher Alfred A. KnopfWeight(grams) 2166gDimensions(mm) 283mm * 242mm...
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  • The Beautiful Ones by Prince

    The Beautiful Ones by Prince

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    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Times, Sunday Times and Telegraph Book of the Year______________________________________________'A triumph ... a masterclass in the bottling of its subject's seductive essence. His presence in this book is so strong...
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  • Deliver Me from Nowhere by Warren Zanes

    Deliver Me from Nowhere by Warren Zanes

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780593237410Author Warren ZanesFormat HardbackPage Count 320Imprint Random House IncPublisher Random House USA Inc
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  • The Book of Sea Shanties by Nathan Evans

    The Book of Sea Shanties by Nathan Evans

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    An epic journey through sea shanties, high tides and seven seasFrom the international bestselling singer comes The Book of Sea Shanties.The world sang in harmony with Nathan Evans, the Glaswegian postie turned singer of sea shanties. Join him as he takes...
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  • Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schutte

    Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schutte

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    'Highly stimulating ... Kraftwerk is a pleasure to read' Jon Savage, New StatesmanThe story of the phenomenon that is Kraftwerk, and how they revolutionised our cultural landscape'We are not artists nor musicians. We are workers.' Ignoring nearly all...
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  • Captain Beefheart On Track: Every Album, Every Song by Opher Goodwin 9781789522358

    Captain Beefheart On Track: Every Album, Every Song by Opher Goodwin 9781789522358

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    Captain Beefheart (Don Vliet) was undoubtedly the creator of the most bizarre and wonderful music. A child prodigy sculptor, he applied his artistic approach to music, creating 'aural sculptures'. He befriended Frank Zappa in High School, collaborating...
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  • Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil

    Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil

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    What Britain refined, America defined. Assembled by two key figures at the heart of the movement and told through the voices o musicians, artists, iconoclastic reporters and entrepreneurial groupies, PLEASE KILL ME is the full decadent story of the...
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  • Bruce Springsteen - Born to Dream: 50 Years of the Boss by Alison James

    Bruce Springsteen - Born to Dream: 50 Years of the Boss by Alison James

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781915343116Author Alison JamesFormat HardbackPage Count 144Imprint Sona BooksPublisher Danann Media Publishing LimitedWeight(grams) 757gDimensions(mm)...
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  • Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton 9781904263364

    Harmonograph: A Visual Guide to the Mathematics of Music by Anthony Ashton 9781904263364

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    Why did Pythagoras pause outside a Blacksmith's workshop? Can the nature of Harmony really be understood visually? Why do harmonies leave gaps or 'commas' when added together? In this charming little book Anthony Ashton uses a Victorian device called a...
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  • Elton John All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track by Olivier Roubin

    Elton John All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track by Olivier Roubin

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    This first-of-its-kind catalog of Elton John's decades-long career tells the story of one of rock's all-time greatest artists, album-by-album and track-by-track.Organized chronologically and covering every album and song that Sir Elton Hercules John has...
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  • The Riot Grrrl Collection by Lisa Darms

    The Riot Grrrl Collection by Lisa Darms

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781558618220Author Lisa DarmsFormat PaperbackPage Count 366Imprint Feminist Press at The City University of New YorkPublisher Feminist Press at The City...
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