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J Dilla's Donuts (33 1/3)

By: 33 1/3/J Dilla

Price: $9.50

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC:

Seller ID: 9781623561833

ISBN: 1623561833

Condition: USED


From a Los Angeles hospital bed, equipped with little more than a laptop and a stack of records, James "J Dilla" Yancey crafted a set of tracks that would forever change the way beatmakers viewed their artform. The songs on "Donuts "are not hip hop music as "hip hop music" is typically defined; they careen and crash into each other, in one moment noisy and abrasive, gorgeous and heartbreaking the next. The samples and melodies tell the story of a man coming to terms with his declining health, a final love letter to the family and friends he was leaving behind. As a prolific producer with a vor... View more info

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Prince's Sign O' the Times (Thirty Three and a Third series)

By: 33 1/3/Prince

Price: $5.50

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC US:

Seller ID: 9780826415479

ISBN: 0826415474

Condition: USED


One of the greatest double albums of the vinyl era, Sign 'O' the Times shows Prince at his peak. Here, Michaelangelo Matos tells the story of how it emerged from an extraordinary period of creativity to become one of the landmark recordings of the 1980s. He also illustrates beautifully how - if a record is great enough and lucky enough to hit you at the right time - it can change your way of looking at the world. EXCERPTThe most immediately striking thing about Sign 'O' the Times is the jazzy sensibility running through it. Prince's father was a jazz musician, his mother a vocalist; he... View more info

In the Belly of the Blues: Chicago to Boston to L.A. 1969 to 1983

By: Abrahamson, Terry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 2/15/2013

Seller ID: 9780578102115

ISBN: 0578102110

Condition: USED


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Comin' Right at Ya: How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, or, the Often Outra

By: Asleep at the Wheel/Benson

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780292756588

ISBN: 0292756585

Condition: USED


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Legends of Rock

By: Assante, Ernesto

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781435116986

ISBN: 1435116984

Condition: USED


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Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-199

By: Azerrad, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1/10/2013

Seller ID: 9780316063791

ISBN: 0316063797

Condition: USED


Finally in paperback, the story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties -- when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives reenergized American rock with punk rocks do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential. "Our Band Could Be Your Life" is a sweeping chronicle of music, politics, drugs, fear, loathing, and faith that is already being recognized as an indie rock classic in its own right. View more info

And a Voice to Sing With: A Memoir

By: Baez, Joan

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 0671400622

ISBN: 0671400622

Condition: USED


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Musical Instruments Through the Ages

By: Baines, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: B0170B1ETC

ISBN: B0170B1ETC

Condition: USED


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Mainlines, Blood Feasts, And Bad Taste: A Lester Bangs Reader

By: Bangs, Lester

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/6/2013

Seller ID: 9780375713675

ISBN: 0375713670

Condition: USED


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Psychotic Reactions and Carburettor Dung

By: Bangs, Lester

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781852427481

ISBN: 1852427485

Condition: USED


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Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music

By: Barker, Hugh

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393060782

ISBN: 0393060780

Condition: USED


Did Elvis sing from the heart, or was he just acting? Were the Sex Pistols more real than disco? Why do so many musicians base their approach on being "authentic," and why do music buffs fall for it every time? By investigating this obsession in the last century through the stories of John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Jimmie Rodgers, Donna Summer, Leadbelly, Neil Young, Moby, and others, "Faking It" rethinks what makes popular music work. Along the way, the authors discuss the segregation of music in the South, investigate the predominance of self-absorption in modern pop, reassess the rebellious ridi... View more info

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Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

By: Beach Boys/Love, Mike

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780735212336

ISBN: 0735212333

Condition: USED


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Beatles

By: Beatles

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781785572746

ISBN: 1785572741

Condition: USED


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Beatles: Illustrated Lyrics

By: Beatles - Aldridge, Alan

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781579120580

ISBN: 157912058X

Condition: USED


The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics is a must-have for every Fab Four fan. The seminal band of the sixties and seventies, the Beatles commanded an unparalled influence that crossed all barriers and lifted pop music to a new level of recognition and artisitic achievement. The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics features color photographs and delightful artwork on every page--more than 300 illustrations--along with the lyrics of more than 200 songs. Quotes from John, Paul, George, and Ringo provide candid, witty, insightful commentary on the songs and their origins, often clarifying controversial lyrics.... View more info

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Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles

By: Beatles/Brown, Peter & Gaines

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NEW AMER LIB:

Seller ID: 9780451207357

ISBN: 0451207351

Condition: USED


Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called "the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives...of the oft-scrutinized group." In The Love You Make," " Peter Brown, a close friend of and business manager for the band--and the best man at John and Yoko's wedding--presents a complete look at the dramatic offstage odyssey of the four lads from Liverpool who established the greatest music phenomenon of the twentieth century. Written with the full cooperation of each of the group's members and their intimates, this book tells the inside story of the music and the madness, th... View more info

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Beatlesongs

By: Beatles/Dowlding, William J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: FIRESIDE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780671682293

ISBN: 0671682296

Condition: USED


A complete and fascinating chronicle of Beatles music and history, "Beatlesongs" details the growth, evolution, and dissolution of the most influential group of out time. Drawing together information from sources that include interviews, insider accounts, magazines, and news wire services, this is a complete profile of every Beatles song ever written -- from recording details such as who played which instruments and sang what harmonies to how each song fared on the charts and how other musicians and critics felt about it. Chronologically arranged by U.K. release date, "Beatlesongs" nails ... View more info

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Music of George Harrison: While My Guitar Gently Weeps

By: Beatles/Harrison, George/Leng

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780946719501

ISBN: 0946719500

Condition: USED


"George Harrison's 'Something' is the perfect love song."--Frank Sinatra Viewed by many as hidden in the shadow cast by Lennon and McCartney, Harrison's songwriting nonetheless stands on its own merits as an impressive body of work. Originally planned as a celebration of Harrison's music, this is now sadly a commemoration too. Beatles fans the world over will mourn the passing of the "quiet Beatle," and this book is a fitting tribute to a revered musician. View more info

Beatles

By: Beatles/HIll, Tim

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781435115743

ISBN: 1435115740

Condition: USED


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Beatles: From the Cavern to the Rooftop

By: Beatles/Kozinn, Allan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PHAIDON PRESS INC.:

Seller ID: 9780714859460

ISBN: 071485946X

Condition: USED


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John Lennon: The Life

By: Beatles/Lennon Norman, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 6/25/2016

Seller ID: 9780060754013

ISBN: 006075401X

Condition: USED


For more than a quarter century, Philip Norman's internationally bestselling Shout has been unchallenged as the definitive biography of the Beatles. Now, at last, Norman turns his formidable talent to the Beatle for whom belonging to the world's most beloved pop group was never enough. Drawing on previously untapped sources, and with unprecedented access to all the major characters, here is the comprehensive and most revealing portrait of John Lennon that is ever likely to be published.This masterly biography takes a fresh and penetrating look at every aspect of Lennon's much-chronicled... View more info