Genre: Music

Hotel California: The True-Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends

This book is a remarkable look at one of the most dramatic, creative, and revolutionary settings in American popular culture: the Los Angeles popular music scene from the late 1960s to the late 1970s. Drawing on extraordinarily candid firsthand interviews Barney Hoskyns has conducted over more than three decades, Hotel California takes you on an intimate tour�from the Suns

Genre: Music

Testimony: The Memoirs of Shostakovich

This is the powerful memoirs which an ailing Dmitri Shostakovich dictated to a young Russian musicologist, Solomon Volkov. When it was first published in 1979, it became an international bestseller. This 25th anniversary edition includes a new foreword by Vladimir Ashkenazy, as well as black-and-white photos. Testimony changed the perception of Shostakovichs life and wor

Music books

What a Wonderful World

First recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, and with sales of over one million copies, What a Wonderful World has become a poignant message of hope for people everywhere. Sweet and positive in its message, with bright, beautiful art, this book is sure to be a hit. Perfect for sharing!

Genre: Music

Petty: The Biography

*One of Rolling Stones 10 Best Music Books of 2015*An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with PettyNo one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Pettys music and the remarkable rock and roll history

Books in Music

Blues Up and Down: Jazz, Race, and American Culture in Our Time

Ever since the birth of jazz, critics have been sounding its death knell. Yet each time the music has survived, saved by its own core values of inclusion and community, and by the brilliance of its players. Tom Piazza, award-winning music journalist offers a chronicle of the recent upheavals in the jazz world, and a passionate argument for the musics continuing role in ou

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The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs

From celebrated entertainer Michael Feinstein comes a beautifully illustrated account of the lives and legacies of the Gershwins�told through stories of twelve of their greatest songs and accompanied by an original CD of those songs, performed by the author.The �Ambassador of the Great American Songbook� Michael Feinstein was just twenty years old when he got the chance of

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Traveling Music: The Soundtrack to My Life and Times

Neil Peart decided to drive his BMW Z-8 automobile from L.A. to Big Bend National Park, in Southwest Texas. As he sped along �between the gas-gulping SUVs and asthmatic Japanese compacts clumping in the left lane, and the roaring, straining semis in the right,� he acted as his own DJ, lining up the CDs chronologically and according to his possible moods. �Not only did the

Genre: Music

Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost

Erin Osmon presents a detailed and very human account of the Rust Belt-born musician Jason Molina a visionary, prolific and at times cantankerous singer-songwriter with an autodidactic style that captivated his devoted fans. The songwriting giant behind the bands Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. had a knack for spinning tales, from the many personal myths he created a

Music books

Springsteen: Album by Album

With in-depth explorations of 17 studio albums spanning over 40 years of music history, Springsteen is the definitive book on The Boss. Bruce Springsteen stands astride the rock n roll stage like a colossus. Renowned for his passionate songwriting, galvanizing live shows, and political activism, the iconic rocker shows no signs of slowing down. Richly photographed, and

Music books

Patti Smith Complete 1975-2006: Lyrics, Reflections Notes for the Future

HORSES Gloria (In Excelsis Deo) Redondo Beach Birdland Free Money Kimberly Fire of Unknown Origin Break It Up Land Elegie RADIO ETHIOPIA Ask the Angels Aint It Strange Poppies Pissing in a River Pumping (My Heart) Distant Fingers Chiklets Radio Ethiopia/Abyssinia EASTER Till Victory Space Monkey Because the Night Ghost Dance Babelogue Rock n Roll Nigger We Three 25th Floo

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