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Debussy
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Claude Debussy was that rare creature, a composer who reinvented the language of music without alienating the majority of music lovers. He is the mode...
Bill Russell and the New Orleans jazz revival
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Born in 1905, Bill Russell demonstrated diverse musical interests from an early age. His significance as a percussion composer is well known amongst a...

What does this button do?
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'I was spotty, wore an anorak, had biro-engraved flared blue jeans with purple and Sabbath written on the thighs, and rode an ear-splittingly unco...
Jimmy Page
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Founder of one of the most influential and successful rock bands of all time, legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has nevertheless remained an enigma. In this definitive and comprehensive biography of his life so far, Chris Salewicz draws on his own interviews with Page and those closest around him to unravel the man behind the mystery.

The burial hour
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'If you want thrills, Deaver is your man' GuardianNumber one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the thirteenth Lin...
I'm a believer
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In fascinating, star-studded anecdotes, original Monkee Micky Dolenz takes readers from his starring role at age 12 as TV's Circus Boy, to the open ...

Like a bat out of hell
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'A passionate, pacey tome you should do anything for a copy of' - Kerrang! I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I...
Bowie A to Z
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An illustrated alphabetical tribute that celebrates the many faces and facets of cultural icon David Bowie. From Aladdin Sane to Ziggy Stardust, Bowie...

Forward
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Coming to London aged thirteen from desperate poverty in Jamaica; pregnant at fifteen; fifteen years later singing in Boney M, one of the biggest inte...
Art sex music
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A SUNDAY TIMES, TELEGRAPH, ROUGH TRADE, PITCHFORK AND UNCUT MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZEMusician and artist Cos...

To throw away unopened
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018'Fierce, direct, unashamed. She masks nothing ... Scythes through the myths, the distortions, th...
Rodigan
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'THE BOOK THAT EVERY REGGAE FAN SHOULD READ' John Masouri, Echoes'Rodigan can still claim a currency few presenters of his vintage can match. Perhaps ...

Why Dylan matters
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A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017.'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard'A poignant blend of memoir, ...
Reckless
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By the time she was 14, Chrissie Hynde knew she had to get out of Akron, Ohio. Her perfect '50s American childhood upturned by a newly acquired taste ...

Thanks a lot, Mr Kibblewhite
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Roger Daltrey is the voice of a generation. That generation was the first to rebel, to step out of the shadows of the Second World War... to invent ...
My thoughts exactly
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 2018 'Unflinching, unputdownable' Guardian 'Witty, dark, ...

Nothing ever happens
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Glasgow band Del Amitri have sold more than six million albums. Their 1995 single Roll To Me cracked the Top 10 in the US, and five of their albums we...
The hard stuff
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In January 1969, before the world heard a note of their music, The MC5 was on the cover of Rolling Stone. The missing link between free jazz and punk ...

The Tchaikovsky papers
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This fascinating collection of letters, notes, and miscellanea from the archives of the Tchaikovsky State House-Museum sheds new light on the world of...
Boys in the trees
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#1 New York Times BestsellerA People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year'A sensational memoir . . . brilliantly well written. Carly Simon is incapable o...

Testimony
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Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time. With songs li...
David Bowie
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** Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018 **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEARA HERALD BOOK OF...

The ring of truth
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'The ideal interpreter of the Ring ... a fascinating and valuable study ... absorbing and convincing' Sunday TimesThe Ring of the Nibelung is one of ...
Lou Reed
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A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer' GQ'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade caree...

Dancing the dream
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'People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has ...
Robert Schumann's advice to young musicians
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Robert Schumann was far ahead of his time, not least in his attitude to children and young people; his 'Advice for Young Musicians', originally create...

The autobiography of Gucci Mane
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself. -Complex A cautionary tale that ends in triumph. -GQ A rev...
Renegade
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The only way to appreciate the legendary Mark E Smith is to encounter the man in his own words.'Ranting, raging, burning...relentlessly splenetic, a l...

Schubert's winter journey
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Franz Schubert's Winterreise is at the same time one of the most powerful and one of the most enigmatic masterpieces in Western culture. In his new bo...
Lou Reed
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A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer ' GQ'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade care...

David Bowie made me gay
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From Sia to Elton John, Dusty Springfield to Little Richard, LGBT voices have changed the course of modern music. But in a world before they gained un...
The Kinks
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Emerging from the same British music boom that birthed the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Dave and Ray Davies's band, the Kinks, became one of Englan...

NOFX
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NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell-all autobiography from one of the world's most influential and controversial punk ban...
A seat at the table
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In Never Mind the Bollocks: Women Rewrite Rock (Virago, 1995; published as Grrrls: Viva Rock Divas in the US by St Martin's Griffin, 1996), writer and...

Forever
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Over 30 million records sold. The most photographed British star of the '80s - alongside Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher. Not since the Beatles h...
Memphis 68
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WINNER OF THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE 2018 In the 1950s and 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee, was the launch pad of musical pioneers such as Aretha Frankli...

Bicycle diaries
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Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been riding a bicycle as his principal means of transportation in New York City. A few years later he discovere...
Experiencing Bessie Smith
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Bessie Smith occupies a unique place in the history of American music. She was one of the first undisputed artists to come from the American vernacula...

Let the good times roll
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'WHICH IS THE BEST BAND I'VE BEEN IN? THE SMALL FACES WERE THE MOST CREATIVE, THE FACES WERE THE MOST FUN,THE WHO WERE THE MOST EXCITING. THESE WERE E...
Meet me in the bathroom
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A SUNDAY TIMES, ROUGH TRADE, ROLLING STONE, MOJO AND UNCUT BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZENew York, 2001. 9/11 plunges t...

Jason Molina
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Erin Osmon presents a detailed, human account of the Rust Belt-born musician Jason Molina-a visionary, prolific, and at times cantankerous singer-song...
Life
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Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend - the No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics...

Raw
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The Wu-Tang Clan is American hip-hop royalty. Rolling Stone called them the 'best rap group ever' and their debut album is considered one of the great...
Thanks a lot, Mr Kibblewhite
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'Before the sixties, you were a child and then you were a man. You went to school and then you went to work. That changed. Our generation changed it.'...

Elvis by the Presleys
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The Number One Sunday Times BestsellerForty years after his death, Elvis Presley remains one of the world's most beloved and iconic figures. There has...
The last holiday
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Raised by his grandmother in Tennessee, Gil Scott-Heron's journey from humble beginnings to becoming one of the most uncompromising and influential so...

Beatles '66
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A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and ...
Girl in a band
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In Girl in a Band Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth and role model for a generation of women, tells her story. She writes frankly about her...

The complete David Bowie
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The biggest edition yet - expanded and updated with 35,000 words of new material Critically acclaimed in its previous editions, The Complete David Bow...
The true lives of My Chemical Romance
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My Chemical Romance are the most significant band in alternative rock for the last decade, selling 5 million albums and selling out arenas worldwide u...