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  • The Confessions of Rick James

    Memoirs of a Superfreak

    by Rick James ...
    The Confessions of Rick James - Memoirs of A Superfreak is powerfully written by Rick James!! In the Super Freaky World of Rick James... the Sex is steamier, the Crack Cocaine more potent, the Music more explosive than any of a dozen other celebrities - dead or alive!Spanning five decades and four continents, beginning with his childhood and into the spotlight on his famous troubled life...Rick ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

    1983 and 1984

    by Duane Tudahl ...
    series Prince Studio Sessions
    Featuring groundbreaking, never-before-heard stories, Duane Tudahl 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 recording studio as well as his days on tour.With unprecedented access to the musicians, ... Read more

    $59.99 AUD

  • Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

    by Tina Turner ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER_______________________'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... ... Read more

    $16.99 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

    $12.99 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

    $12.99 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 $12.99 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

    $11.99 AUD

  • My Amy

    The Life We Shared

    by Tyler James ...
    Written with a searing honesty and published for the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, My Amy is an evocative portrait of unbreakable lifelong friendship – and a devastating study into fame, addiction and self-sabotage.Only one person knows what really happened to Amy, other than Amy herself. He is Tyler James, Amy’s best friend from the age of thirteen. They met at stage school as two ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 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

    $1.99 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

    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

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Lost Supreme

    The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard

    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

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $21.99 AUD

  • Kill 'Em and Leave

    Searching for the Real James Brown

    by James McBride ...
    'A formidable free-style book that isn't straight biography but a mix of history, street-level investigative reporting, hagiography, Deep South sociology, music criticism, memoir and some fiery preaching' Rolling Stone magazineA Guardian best music book of 2016The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the ... Read more

    $11.99 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 was in ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Diana Ross:

    A Biography

    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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Higher Ground

    Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of American Soul

    by Craig Werner ...
    An insightful music writer brilliantly reinterprets the lives of three pop geniuses and the soul revolution they launched.Soul music is one of America's greatest cultural achievements, and Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, and Curtis Mayfield are three of its most inspired practitioners. In midcentury America it was soul music—particularly the dazzling stream of recordings made by these three stars ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

    1983 and 1984

    by Duane Tudahl ...
    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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Mary Wells

    The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar

    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

    $26.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Young Soul Rebels

    A Personal History of Northern Soul

    Northern soul is the ultimate underground music scene. Hidden away from the mainstream, it has defied the logic of fashion and outlasted more visible youth culture movements such as punk and rave. Author Stuart Cosgrove is an insider who has been a well-known collector on the scene for decades. Here he takes the reader on a rollercoaster journey to the stubborn heart of soul music's secret society ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul

    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

    $9.99 AUD

  • 2Fish

    (a poetry book)

    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

  • Still So Excited!

    My Life as a Pointer Sister

    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

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus