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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...
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...

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...

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 ...

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...
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 dirt
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NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING MACHINE GUN KELLY, DANIEL WEBBER, DOUGLAS BOOTH, AND IWAN RHEON, DIRECTED BY JEFF TREMAINE.Celebrate thirty year...
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...

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...
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 ...
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...

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...
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...

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 ...
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...

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...
Rapthology
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A revelatory work of non-fiction from one of the most popular and influential musicians of today: part autobiography, part guide to creativity and par...

Record play pause
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A unique and thoughtful musical memoir' Observer'Gritty coming-of-age story . . . plenty of anecdotes to keep us hooked, a...
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...

And on guitar...
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JIM CREGAN's career as a rock guitarist, songwriter and producer has spanned over fifty years, touring and recording albums with stars such as Elton J...
Beethoven for a later age
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'They are not for you but for a later age!' Ludwig van Beethoven, on the Opus 59 quartetsBeethoven's sixteen string quartets are some of the most extr...

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 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...

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...

Sundog
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Scott Walker is undoubtedly one of the most brilliant, serious and intelligent of artists today. As one of the greatest lyricists of the 20th century ...
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...
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...

Just getting started
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At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, conc...
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...
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 ...

Isle of noises
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Isle of Noises features brand-new, exclusive, in-depth conversations with twenty-seven of the UK's greatest living musicians. Artists discuss their in...
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...