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  • Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

    by Tina Turner

    *As seen in the sensational TINA documentary*_______________________'Astonishing, soul-baring - the must-read memoir by rock's greatest survivor' DAILY MAIL*********The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in the industry***'Unbearably poignant' THE TIMES, Book of the Week<br ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Impossible

    My Story

    by Stan Walker

    A startling and important memoir about family and forgiveness, love and redemptionFor the first time, Stan Walker speaks with startling honesty about abuse and addiction, hardship and excess, cancer and discrimination, and growing up in a family where love and violence were horribly entwined.From one of the finest singers to emerge from Australia and New Zealand Aotearoa in a generation, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Meaning of Mariah Carey

    by Mariah Carey

    It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir. I want to tell the story of the moments - the ups and downs, the triumphs and traumas, the debacles and the dreams, that contributed to the person I am today. Though there have been countless stories about me throughout my career and very public personal life, it's been impossible to communicate the complexities and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Most Beautiful

    My Life With Prince

    by Mayte Garcia

    In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert (and the long-distance romance that followed), to their fairy-tale wedding ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Let Love Rule

    by Lenny Kravitz

    'I see my story as a suite of songs that have a magical connection. I never understood that connection until I sat down to write. It was then that the magic started to flow.'Let Love Rule is a work of deep reflection. Lenny Kravitz looks back at his life with candor, self-scrutiny, and humour.'My life is all about opposites,' he writes. 'Black and white. Jewish and Christian. The Jackson 5 and Led ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye

    by David Ritz

    David Ritz presents his uniquely candid and and intimate account of the tumultuous life of the Prince of Soul music Marvin Gaye. Author Ritz has assembled years of conversations and interviews from his life as a close friend and lyricist to the gifted Soul sensation and tells the Marvin Gaye story with fly-on-the-wall accuracy and detail. From his early years as an abused child in the slums of ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Heaven's Promise

    A Novel

    by Paolo Hewitt

    Description London, 1988, and the winds of change are blowing through the city, kicking up a storm. A gal pregnant and a DJ running for cover. The birth of the e generation and a race riot erupting. The Sheriff is trying to talk to Prince and Sammy the Foot is dancing up a treat. Everything was Tuesday until she quit without an explanation whilst a young Italian is looking to score and a mother is ... Read more

    $1.64 AUD

  • Two Riders Were Approaching: The Life & Death of Jimi Hendrix

    by Mick Wall

    Jimmy was a down-at-heel guitarist in New York, relying on his latest lovers to support him while he tried to emulate his hero Bob Dylan. A black guy playing white rock music, he wanted to be all things to all people.But when Jimmy arrived in England and became Jimi, the cream of swinging London fell under his spell. It wasn't that Jimi could play with his teeth, play with his guitar behind his ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Respect Yourself

    Stax Records and the Soul Explosion

    by Mr. Robert Gordon

    The story of Stax Records unfolds like a Greek tragedy. A white brother and sister build a record company that becomes a monument to racial harmony in 1960's segregated south Memphis. Their success is startling, and Stax soon defines an international sound. Then, after losses both business and personal, the siblings part, and the brother allies with a visionary African-American partner. Under ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg

    The Troubled Lives and Enduring Soul of the Temptations

    by Mark Ribowsky

    The first and only definitive biography of legendary Motown group, the TemptationsThe Temptations are an incomparable soul group, with dozens of chart-topping hits such as My Girl and Papa Was a Rollin Stone. From the sharp suits, stylish choreography, and distinctive vocals that epitomized their onstage triumphs to the personal failings and psycho-dramas that played out behind the scenes, Ain't ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Still So Excited!

    My Life as a Pointer Sister

    by Ruth Pointer and 1 more

    Still So Excited!: My Life as a Pointer Sister is an engaging, funny, heartbreaking, and poignant look at Ruth Pointer's roller-coaster life in and out of the Pointer Sisters. When overnight success came to the Pointer Sisters in 1973, they all thought it was the answer to their long-held prayers. While it may have served as an introduction to the good life, it also was an introduction to the high ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Recollections: The Motown Sound By The People Who Made It

    by Jack Ryan

    Motown as we remember it: The music, the stars, the storys and the pure fun.  See all the artists and the people behind the scenes who made Motown a legend in the world of music.  The Supremes, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye and all the others.  Do you know: -Who had the first number 1 hit for Motown? -The name of the most recorded group? -Who ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • 2Fish

    (a poetry book)

    by Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo

    Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo has developed and refined a method of emoting through writing.2Fish is a collection of intimate poems (and a few short stories) written by Chilombo from adolescence to adulthood, in no particular order. The book details Chilombo's thoughts in their most raw and honest form taken directly from a collection of notebooks she has kept since ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Lost Supreme

    The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard

    by Peter Benjaminson

    In the months before she died, Florence Ballard, the spunky teenager who founded the most successful female vocal group in history-the Supremes-told her own side of the story. Recorded on tape, Flo shed light on all areas of her life, including the surprising identity of the man by whom she was raped prior to her entering the music business, the details of her love-hate relationship with Motown ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

    1983 and 1984

    by Duane Tudahl and 1 more

    series Prince Studio Sessions
    Featuring insights on even more groundbreaking recording sessions, rehearsals, and sound checks, the expanded edition of Duane Tudahl's award-winning book pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to the biggest rock star on the planet.His journey is meticulously documented through detailed accounts of his time secluded behind the doors of the ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • Mary Wells

    The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar

    by Peter Benjaminson

    Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence, and drugs in her life, this biography reveals the incredibly turbulent life of Motown artist Mary Wells. Based in part on four hours of previously unreleased and unpublicized deathbed interviews with Wells, this account delves deeply into her rapid rise and long fall as a recording artist, her spectacular romantic and family life ... Read more

    $24.85 AUD

  • Diana Ross:

    A Biography

    by J. Randy Taraborrelli

    The New York Times bestselling biographer provides “the dish on Motown’s most famous songstress” in this newly updated edition (The Dallas Morning News).Drawn from hundreds of interviews conducted over four decades, Diana Ross paints an unforgettable picture of an extraordinary and often controversial legend—a pop music goddess, acclaimed actress, loving mother, Civil Rights trailblazer, and ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • The Jacksons Legacy

    From the Family Archives / The 50th Anniversary Book

    by The Jacksons and 1 more

    The Jacksons: Legacy is the first ever official book on the the Royal Family of Pop. This major volume reveals the untold, unseen and utterly unforgettable story behind the legend that is the Jacksons. Four specially commissioned chapters deftly weave together an unprecedented 12 days worth of exclusive interviews with the brothers, recounted in their own words, with contributions from key players ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • A First Book of Blues

    by David Dutkanicz

    series Dover Music for Piano
    With these easy-to-play renditions, beginning pianists of all ages can enjoy one of America's most celebrated art forms. Sixteen popular blues melodies include traditional songs such as "St. James Infirmary" and "Careless Love" as well as several numbers by blues giants Jelly Roll Morton and W. C. Handy, including "St. Louis Blues," "Joe Turner Blues," and "The Hesitating Blues."Students, teachers ... Read more

    $9.14 AUD

  • Funk and R&B Guitar Lessons for Beginners

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

    by and 1 more

    series Progressive
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy funk and R&B 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.***"Gelling is a natural teacher. [This book] feels so well paced for learning that I am enjoying the process. This is the best tutor book I have worked with. Happy playing!" - ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Motown Music Quiz Book

    by Paul Andrews

    series The Music Quiz Books #5
    How well do you know your Motown Music? This Quiz book will test even the most avid fan, with questions that span Motown's bands and songs! Test yourself and your friends with this Motown Music Quiz Book. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Wardrobe Malfunction: Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake and the Power of Desperation

    by Byron Crawford

    Janet Jackson's rusted right can was only on TV for a split second, but it changed our lives forever. Increased FCC regulations changed the landscape of the entertainment industry. A generation of children, traumatized, turned to opioid abuse to cope with the sheer physical pain of seeing an older woman with her shirt off. Janet's career never recovered, supposedly thanks to Les Moonves, who's ... Read more

    $7.02 AUD

  • Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul

    by Stuart Cosgrove

    The Epic Story of Motown and Detroit's Independent Soul Music Scene It's January 1967-and one of the worst snowstorms in decades is blanketing Detroit, Michigan. Berry Gordy, owner of Motown Records, is trapped in his home, unable to do anything about the internal war ravaging his most successful group, The Supremes. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard are imploding as Ballard battles ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Tamla Motown

    The Stories Behind The UK Singles

    by Terry Wilson

    Tamla Motown is a name that’s gone down in music history. Yet few realise it was, in fact, a label that never existed in America, but was formed by Berry Gordy in 1965 to release US recordings in the rest of the world, the Detroit-based soul Svengali having set up a series of labels to service the home market. The 45rpm seven-inch single was the stock in trade, and many of the soulful ‘three ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD