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  • I'm Your Man

    The Life of Leonard Cohen

    WITH A NEW AFTERWORD BY THE AUTHORThe definitive biography of the late Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.The genius behind such classic songs as Suzanne, So Long, Marianne, Bird on the Wire and Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a man of spirituality, emotion, and intelligence whose work has explored ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Over the Top and Back

    The remarkable autobiography from a national treasure

    by Sir Tom Jones ...
    Discover the remarkably honest and captivating story of one of the world's greatest ever singing talents, Sir Tom Jones'Brilliantly told' SUNDAY TIMES'A terrific, star-studded journey' DAILY EXPRESS______'For a lot of years, I've answered a lot of questions, but have never told my story before . . .'In a business where dreams are often short-lived, S... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

    This volume contains the complete fairy tales of the legendary Brothers Grimm. A timeless collection of children’s stories inspired by German folktales, this wonderful compendium would make for a worthy addition to any bookshelf, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Jacob Grimm (1785 - 1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786 - 1859) were German linguists, lexicographers, academics, and ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Progressive Guitar Method - Book 1

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Video Available)

    series Progressive Guitar Method #1
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free guitar videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.***"Great, and a fun way to learn. Very good well written easy to follow book […] this ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

    by Ed Cray ...
    The groundbreaking biography, available for the centennial of Woody Guthrie’s birth in July 2012.A patriot and a political radical, Woody Guthrie captured the spirit of his times in his enduring songs. Ed Cray, the first biographer to be granted access to the Woody Guthrie Archive, has created a haunting portrait. ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Joni Mitchell

    In Her Own Words

    by Malka Marom ...
    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their most recent recorded interview, in 2012, that ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • John Denver

    Mother Nature's Son

    by John Collis ...
    John Denver was America's biggest-selling solo star of the '70s. In commercial terms he was on a par with Sinatra in the '40s, Elvis in the '50s and the Beatles in the '60s. He experimented with a variety of styles and won fans from such diverse worlds as folk, pop and country music.Beneath the often tranquil surface of his music and his clear, clean tenor voice, however, lurked a darker side to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Last Chance Texaco

    Mojo magazine's Book of the Year

    A Book of the Year in Rolling Stone, Uncut, Mojo, The Telegraph and the Glasgow HeraldThis troubadour life is only for the fiercest hearts, only for those vessels that can be broken to smithereens and still keep beating out the rhythm for a new song.Last Chance Texaco is the first-ever no-holds-barred account of the life of two-time Grammy Award-winner Rickie Lee Jones, in her own words. It is a.. ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • The Road Beneath My Feet

    by Frank Turner ...
    *The Sunday Times Bestseller**Featuring an exclusive new chapter*On 23 September, 2005, at the Joiners Arms in Southampton, Frank Turner played his last gig with his hardcore band, Million Dead. On the laminates that listed the tour dates, the entry for 24 September simply read: 'Get a job.'Deflated, jaded and hungover, Frank returned to his hometown of Winchester without a plan for the future. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Ukulele Song Book 1: 25 Folk Songs With Lyrics & Chord Tabs for Singalong

    Ukulele Song Book Singalong

    by Rosa Suen ...
    series Ukulele Song Book Singalong #1
    Ukulele Song Book 1 with 25 Folk Songs is a great resource ukulele for ukulele players.I put together for parents and children who have participated in my Ukulele Workshops.These are 25 all-time-favorite Folk Songs for everyone to enjoy.The songs are in the keys of the vocal range so that the song book can be used for singalongs in gatherings and parties.The ukulele chord tabs & charts are shown ... Read more

    $2.69 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Clawhammer Ukulele: Tabs and Techniques

    by Aaron Keim ...
    Clawhammer ukulele instructional book by Aaron Keim. 18 songs in tablature format with several pages of instruction, tips and techniques (including traditional songs and original songs by Aaron). Included within some songs are links to youtube videos for demonstration purposes! (Very helpful for those of you who need to see it and hear it in order to practice). The book has some of the pieces ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Kiss My Arse: The Story of the Pogues

    by Carol Clerk ...
    The story of The Pogues has been as riotous as their most rabble-rousing songs. From the streets of 80s London the Celtic Punks unleashed their hellraising 20-year career and in the process became legends; mythic troubadours whose popularity endures.This Omnibus Enhanced edition of Kiss My Arse has been revamped with an interactive digital timeline which paints the journey of The Pogues with ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • Electric Eden

    Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music

    by Rob Young ...
    Rob Young's Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music is a seminal book on British music and cultural heritage, that spans the visionary classical and folk tradition from the nineteenth-century to the present day.'A thoroughly enjoyable read and likely to remain the best-written overview for a long time.'GUARDIAN'A perfectly timed, perfectly pitched alternative history of English folk ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Ukulele Song Book 5 - 20 More Popular Songs with Lyrics and Chord Tabs

    Ukulele Song Books Singalongs

    by Rosa Suen ...
    series Ukulele Song Books Singalongs #5
    "Ukulele Song Book 5 with 20 More Popular Songs" follows after Book 4.This is a great resource song book for ukulele players to use to play for family gatherings, parties and school parties.These are the 20 MORE popular songs that people often make request to sing.The songs are in the keys of the vocal range so that the song book can be used for singalongs in all types of gatherings and parties ... Read more

    $2.65 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Beeswing

    Fairport, Folk Rock and Finding My Voice, 1967–75

    THE TOP FIVE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA ROUGH TRADE, THE TIMES, ROLLING STONE, CLASH, MOJO, *UNCUT*BOOK OF THE YEARThe memoir of international music icon Richard Thompson, co-founder of the legendary folk rock group Fairport Convention.'I encourage everyone to read this wonderful book.'ELVIS COSTELLO'Thompson could be said to ... ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Rock Guitar Lessons for Beginners

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

    series Progressive Beginner
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy rock guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band.***"A great buy! I bought a guitar a while ago, but never figured out how to play until I found this book. It covers quite an extensive amount of material. Highly ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Electric Guitar Lessons for Beginners

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

    series Progressive
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy electric guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band.***"A really awesome book. I bought an Electric Guitar years ago, but even basic things were difficult to master until I used this book. I highly recommend it." - ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Mayor of MacDougal Street [2013 edition]

    A Memoir

    by Dave Van Ronk ...
    Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more than that. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the '60s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures on the Village scene.Featuring ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now

    Both Sides Now is an intimate exploration of Joni Mitchell's life and art.When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom was asked to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she eagerly accepted the opportunity to converse with the performer she'd first met late one night in 1966 at an open mic in Yorkville. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Acoustic Guitar Lessons for Beginners

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

    series Progressive
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy acoustic guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band.***"Acoustic guitar for someone who knows nothing - that is me. I didn't even read music, now I am starting to." - David Wright [Amazon]Progressive Acoustic Guitar ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Ukulele Song Book 4 - 20 Pop Songs With Lyrics and Chord Tabs

    Ukulele Song Book Singalong

    by Rosa Suen ...
    series Ukulele Song Book Singalong #4
    "Ukulele Song Book 4 with 20 Popular Songs" is great resource song book for ukulele players to use to play for family gatherings, parties and school parties.These are the 20 popular songs that people often make request to sing.The songs are in the keys of the vocal range so that the song book can be used for singalongs in all types of gatherings and parties.The ukulele chord tabs & charts are ... Read more

    $2.69 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Without Getting Killed or Caught

    The Life and Music of Guy Clark

    series John and Robin Dickson Series in Texas Music, sponsored by the Center for Texas Music History, Texas State University
    Winner, 2016 the Belmont Book Award, Sponsored by the International Country Music ConferenceFor more than forty years, Guy Clark wrote and recorded unforgettable songs. His lyrics and melodies paint indelible portraits of the people, places, and experiences that shaped him. He has served as model, mentor, supporter, and friend to at least two generations of the world’s most talented and ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Singing from the Floor

    A History of British Folk Clubs

    by JP Bean ...
    In smoky rooms above pubs, bare rooms with battered stools and beer-stained tables, where the stage was little more than a scrap of carpet and sound systems were unheard of, an acoustic revolution took place in Britain in the 1950s and '60s. This was the folk revival, where a generation of musicians, among much drink and raucous cheer, would rediscover the native songs of their own tradition, as ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • No More Sad Refrains: The Life and Times of Sandy Denny

    Clinton Heylin's biography No More Sad Refrains, draws on hours of interviews with Sandy's closest friends and musical collaborators, access to her diaries and unreleased work, to produce a moving portrait of a complex, driven, but fatally flawed genius, who remains the finest female singer-songwriter this country has ever produced.About The ArtistSandy Denny provided the original vocals, ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD