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  • 100 Best Beatles Songs

    A Passionate Fan's Guide

    Which Song is the Best and Why? Read it and see!Organized by rank, from 1 to 100, this illustrated celebration of the best songs by the boys who revolutionized rock-and-roll includes expert commentary, historical context, interview material, and lots of great sidebars (including "best" lists from some of today's pop music powerhouses.) Like all "best of" lists, the book's opinionated stance ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Sing Backwards and Weep

    A Memoir

    by Mark Lanegan ...
    This gritty bestselling memoir by the singer Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, and Soulsavers documents his years as a singer and drug addict in Seattle in the '80s and '90s.When Mark Lanegan first arrived in Seattle in the mid-1980s, he was just "an arrogant, self-loathing redneck waster seeking transformation through rock 'n' roll." Little did he know that within less ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Dave Grohl: Nothing to Lose (4th Edition)

    Dave Grohl is no ordinary musician. Having powered Nirvana to legendary status from behind his drum kit, adding the necessary drive to Kurt Cobain's genre-defining grunge anthems, he then switched instruments to become guitarist, singer, songwriter and frontman of the Foo Fighters. This unique and critically acclaimed quartet has enjoyed more than a decade of success and shows no sign of stalling ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Fanatic!

    Songs Lists and Notes from the Harmony In My Head Radio Show

    by Henry Rollins ...
    In 2004, when legendary Los Angeles radio station Indie 103.1 asked Henry Rollins to host a show, he jumped at the chance. He chose the name Harmony in My Head,” based on his favorite Buzzcocks tune. As lead man for Black Flag, Rollins was present at the raw beginnings of punk and knew many of its stars. But Rollins’ taste encompassed more than punk, and the show became a cult favorite featuring ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Jeff Buckley

    His Own Voice

    Edited by Mary Guibert, David Browne ...
    The journals, notebooks, musings, and early song drafts of Jeff Buckley, the late singer best-known for the definitive version of "Hallelujah" and his classic album Grace, including dozens of evocative photos of his personal effects and ephemera.After the release of his acclaimed debut album, Grace, in 1994, Jeff Buckley quickly established himself as one of the decade's most defining talents in ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Jeff Buckley

    From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye

    For the first time since Jeff Buckley’s untimely death on May 29, 1997, Dave Lory reveals what it was like to work alongside one of rock’s most celebrated and influential artists. Go on the road and behind the scenes with Buckley, from his electrifying first solo shows in New York to the difficult sessions for the second album he never completed.Lory opens up about their struggles with the record ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Bon: The Last Highway

    The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC’s Back In Black, Updated Edition of the Definitive Biography

    by Jesse Fink ...
    An affectionate, honest tribute now updated with new revelations about the rock and roll icon who helped make AC/DC an international sensationThe second edition of Bon: The Last Highway includes a brand new 16-page introduction. Fink examines…New information from French media that changes what we know about who was with Bon Scott the night he diedThe London drug-dealing connections of the late ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Meet Me in the Bathroom

    Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011

    by Lizzy Goodman ...
    Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR and GQJoining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands.In the second half of the twentieth-century New York was the source of new sounds, ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Reckless

    My Life as a Pretender

    Chrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer/songwriter/ undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure.Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all-around kick-assedness into such a potent and alluring package. From “Tatooed Love Boys” and “Brass in Pocket” to “Talk of the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • John Lennon: The Life

    by Philip Norman ...
    For more than a quarter century, biographer 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 being a Beatle was never enough. Drawing on previously untapped sources, and with unprecedented access to all the major characters, Norman presents the comprehensive ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • Last Chance Texaco

    Chronicles of an American Troubadour

    A tender and intimate memoir by one of the most remarkable, trailblazing, and tenacious women in music, the two-time Grammy Award-winning “premiere song-stylist and songwriter of her generation” (Hilton Als), Rickie Lee Jones.This 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 ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Young Marble Giants' Colossal Youth

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    Welsh post-punk band Young Marble Giants released one LP in 1980 and then, like their vanishing portraits on the album's cover, disappeared. Even though Colossal Youth received positive reviews and sold surprisingly well, Young Marble Giants quickly slid into the margins of rock 'n' roll history-relegated to cult status among post-punk and indie rock fans. Their lasting appeal owes itself to the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The London Boys

    David Bowie, Marc Bolan and the 60s Teenage Dream

    by Marc Burrows ...
    Rock 'n' Roll fanatics, mods, beat group wannabes, underground hippies, glam rock icons: David Bowie and Marc Bolan spent the first part of their careers following remarkably similar paths. From the day they met in 1965 as Davie Jones and Mark Feld, rock 'n' roll wannabes painting their manager's office in London’s Denmark Street, they would remain friends and rivals, each watching closely and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Cars - Almost Complete Greatest Hits: Drum Sheet Music

    by Evan Jaslow ...
    Drum tab sheet music transcriptions for 18 of the 20 tracks on The Cars Complete Greatest Hits album. Drums by David Robinson. Overall difficulty 3/5. Includes Just What I Needed, My Best Friend's Girl, Good Times Roll, Bye Bye Love, Moving in Stereo, Let's Go, It's All I Can Do, Dangerous Type, Touch and Go, Shake it Up, Since You're Gone, You Might Think, Drive, Magic, Hello Again, Why Can't I ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • The Magic Years

    Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life

    Jonathan Taplin’s extraordinary journey has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band in the 60s, producer of major films in the 70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the 80s, creator of the Internet’s first Video-on-Demand service in the 90s, and a cultural critic and author writing about technology in the new ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers: Fandemonium

    One-of-a-kind tribute from one of the best-selling bands in the world direct to their legions of fans. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' performances have become legendary as much for the music and antics on stage as the generous, loving community of people who stand side by side, screaming their approval. This is a fan appreciation book from the band that puts the emphasis where it should be -- on the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Shock and Awe

    Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century

    NPR Great Read of 2016From the acclaimed author of Rip It Up and Start Again and Retromania—“the foremost popular music critic of this era (Times Literary Supplement)—comes the definitive cultural history of glam and glitter rock, celebrating its outlandish fashion and outrageous stars, including David Bowie and Alice Cooper, and tracking its vibrant legacy in contemporary pop.Spearheaded by David ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Get in the Van

    by Henry Rollins ...
    As a member of the seminal punk band Black Flag, Henry Rollins kept detailed tour diaries that form the basis of Get in the Van. Rollins's observations range from the wry to the raucous in this blistering account of a six-year career with the band - a time marked by crazed fans, vicious cops, near-starvation, substance abuse, and mind numbing all-night drives. Rollins decided to revise this ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Broken Summers

    by Henry Rollins ...
    Broken Summers is a behind the scenes look at the making of the CD "Rise Above: 24 Black Flag songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three" and the subsequent world tour. In Broken Summers, Rollins details the rehearsals (songs he had not played since the mid-1980's), recruiting guest vocalists, dealing with arrogant managers, recording the CD, setting up the tour and the arduous trek of the Rollins ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Madre, hermano, amante

    by Jarvis Cocker ...
    Una selección de las mejores letras escritas por el famoso cantante y líder del grupo Pulp, el héroe contemporáneo Jarvis Cocker.En este libro encontramos por primera vez una selección de las mejores letras de Jarvis Cocker, presentadas por una introducción y comentadas por él mismo. Son letras mordaces, irónicas, generacionales y pueden considerarse una especie de poemario sobre la cultura actual ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • A Preferred Blur

    Reflections, Inspections, and Travel in All Directions

    by Henry Rollins ...
    2007 was a very busy year for Henry Rollins. He traveled to Iran, Syria, Lebanon, and Pakistan, where he was staying when Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated. While traveling, Rollins performed numerous spoken word shows and worked on films, his IFC television show, and Harmony in My Head, his popular weekly radio show. In short, a quintessentially Rollins-ian year: sleepless, nonstop, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Love Him Madly

    An Intimate Memoir of Jim Morrison

    Chronicling a young woman’s four-year relationship with the lead singer of the Doors, this intensely intimate memoir provides a direct and unprecedented view of the late-1960s Los Angeles subculture. When Judy Huddleston's parents got divorced, she spent her last year of high school attending concerts. Transformed from a perceptive child into a rebellious teenager bent on attracting boys and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Chuck Berry

    An American Life

    by RJ Smith ...
    The definitive biography of Chuck Berry, legendary performer and inventor of rock and rollBest known as the groundbreaking artist behind classics like “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene,” “You Never Can Tell” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” Chuck Berry was a man of wild contradictions, whose motives and motivations were often shrouded in mystery. After all, how did a teenage delinquent come to write so ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Fare Thee Well

    The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip

    by Joel Selvin ...
    A tell-all biography of the epic in-fighting of the Grateful Dead in the years following band leader Jerry Garcia's death in 1995The Grateful Dead rose to greatness under the inspired leadership of guitarist Jerry Garcia, but the band very nearly died along with him after his sudden death in 1995. So long defined by Garcia's artistic vision, the surviving "Core Four" were reduced to conflicting ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $3.99 USD