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AC/DC FAQ
AC/DC FAQ AC/DC FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the World's True Rock 'n' Roll Band)
Susan Masino - Hal Leonard Corporation

AC/DC FAQ spans AC/DC's 40-year career, starting from the band's inception in 1973. This book covers everything from their early days in Australia to their first tour of England and the United States. It

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Al Schmitt on the Record
Al Schmitt on the Record Al Schmitt on the Record (The Magic Behind the Music)
Al Schmitt & Maureen Droney - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this memoir of one of the most respected engineers of all time, you'll discover how a very young boy – mentored by his uncle Harry - progressed through the recording world in its infancy and, under

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Back to Black: Amy Winehouse's Only Masterpiece
Back to Black: Amy Winehouse's Only Masterpiece Back to Black: Amy Winehouse's Only Masterpiece
Donald Brackett - Hal Leonard Corporation

Be a fly on the wall of sound: get the inside history and behind-the-scenes events in the making of a masterpiece. In this refreshing book – which focuses solely on Amy Winehouse's musical artistry,

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The Band FAQ
The Band FAQ The Band FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the Fathers of Americana)
Peter Aaron - Hal Leonard Corporation

In a way that no prior rock act had done, the Band assimilated, remade, and contagiously celebrated the rich, deep tributaries of American vernacular music. Blues, country, jazz, folk, gospel, soul, rock'n'

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The Beatles: The Days of Their Lives
The Beatles: The Days of Their Lives The Beatles: The Days of Their Lives
Richard Havers - Hal Leonard Corporation

With such coverage and interest in the "Beatles," how can there be anything new to say about the band? This book manages to do so thanks to the remarkable collection of photographs housed in Mirropix, the... view details
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Bill Bruford - the Autobiography
Bill Bruford - the Autobiography Bill Bruford - the Autobiography
Bill Bruford - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bill Bruford, once called "the godfather of progressive-rock drumming," has been at the top of his profession for four decades, playing with "Yes," "King Crimson," "Genesis," "Earthworks," and many more. "The... view details
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Black Sabbath: The Vault
Black Sabbath: The Vault Black Sabbath: The Vault
Paul Elliott - Hal Leonard Corporation

Fronted by irrepressible, idiosyncratic, and frequently death-defying singer Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath began its bumpy road to fame with a sound that rocked harder, deeper, and "uglier" than anybody

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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan (American Troubador)
Donald Brown - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Bob Dylan: American Troubadour will engage not only Dylan fans and students of his work but those interested American popular music, history, and culture. Anyone who has been touched, challenged or

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Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi Bon Jovi (America's Ultimate Band)
Margaret Olson - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In this book, Margaret Olson chronicles the history and music of the band from its inception to present day. She closely examines Bon Jovi's musical and social relevance to listeners past and present,

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Bowie's Piano Man
Bowie's Piano Man Bowie's Piano Man (The Life of Mike Garson)
Clifford Slapper - Hal Leonard Corporation

The first-ever biography of Mike Garson, written by Clifford Slapper, a fellow pianist who also played for Bowie, working closely with him on his last-ever television appearance. The book explores the

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British Invasion
British Invasion British Invasion (The Cross Currents of Musical Influence)
Simon Philo - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture's flow of influence, goods, and ideas - orchestrating a dramatic turn-around in

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Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen (American Poet and Prophet)
Donald L. Deardorff II - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

With the release of seventeen studio albums, Springsteen’s influence and popularity spans multiple generations. Deardorff classifies and explains Springsteen’s remarkable reception as it evolved

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Buck Em!
Buck Em! Buck Em! (The Autobiography of Buck Owens)
Buck Owens & Randy Poe - Hal Leonard Corporation

Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens is the life story of a country music legend.  Born in Texas and raised in Arizona, Buck eventually found his way to Bakersfield, California.  Unlike the vast majority... view details
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Buck 'Em!
Buck 'Em! Buck 'Em! (The Autobiography of Buck Owens)
Buck Owens & Randy Poe - Hal Leonard Corporation

In the latter half of the 1990s, Buck began working on his autobiography. Over the next few years, he talked into the microphone of a cassette tape machine for nearly one hundred hours, recording the story

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Charlie Watts' Favorite Drummers
Charlie Watts' Favorite Drummers Charlie Watts' Favorite Drummers
Chet Falzerano - Hal Leonard Corporation

In various interviews over the past 35 years Charlie Watts has expressed admiration for the talents of many drummers. But the fundamental connections of those he has noted as his favorites, help define his

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The Clash FAQ
The Clash FAQ The Clash FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers)
Gary J. Jucha - Hal Leonard Corporation

In The Clash FAQ, author Gary J. Jucha covers the band's inception and emergence in the early British punk scene, all of the studio albums as well as bootlegs, the band's success in the U.S., the lineup

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The Clash
The Clash The Clash (The Only Band That Mattered)
Sean Egan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

In this book, rock journalist Sean Egan examines The Clash's career and art through the prism of the uniquely interesting and fractious UK politics of the Seventies and Eighties, without which they simply

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December 8, 1980
December 8, 1980 December 8, 1980 (The Day John Lennon Died)
Keith Elliot Greenberg - Hal Leonard Corporation

Follow the events leading to the horrible moment with Mark David Chapman calmly fired his .38 Special into icon John Lennon with this book.  Lennon, as well as the other Beatles, his family, the shooter, fans,... view details
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Don Kirshner: The Man with the Golden Ear
Don Kirshner: The Man with the Golden Ear Don Kirshner: The Man with the Golden Ear (How He Changed the Face of Rock and Roll)
Rich Podolsky - Hal Leonard Corporation

In 1958, long before he created and hosted Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, the most dynamic rock-and-roll series in television history, before he developed "The Monkees" and created "The Archies," Don... view details
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The Doors FAQ
The Doors FAQ The Doors FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the Kings of Acid Rock)
Rich Weidman - Hal Leonard Corporation

It's been over 40 years since the untimely death of L.A.'s mystic and rock's Dionysus, Jim Morrison, yet The Doors have consistently inspired new generations of fans worldwide ever since.  Highlighting

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The Eagles FAQ
The Eagles FAQ The Eagles FAQ (All That's Left to Know About Classic Rock's Superstars)
Andrew Vaughan - Hal Leonard Corporation

In The Eagles FAQ, music critic Andrew Vaughan brings an insider's view into the various chapters of the group's fascinating history. He shows how they blended the best folk, rock, and country sounds of the

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The Elvis Atlas
The Elvis Atlas The Elvis Atlas
Michael Gray & Roger Osborne - Hal Leonard Corporation

Through dazzling illustrations, specially created maps, and compelling photographs, "The Elvis Atlas" locates our greatest musical icon in his world and his times.  It gives us a rare glimpse at the landscape... view details
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Elvis Films FAQ
Elvis Films FAQ Elvis Films FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the King of Rock 'n' Roll in Hollywood)
Paul Simpson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Elvis' Hollywood years are full of mystery, and Elvis Films FAQ covers them all!  Which of his own movies did he actually like?  What films did he wish he could have made?  Why

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Eric Clapton, Day By Day
Eric Clapton, Day By Day Eric Clapton, Day By Day (The Early Years: 1963-1982)
Marc Roberty - Hal Leonard Corporation

Eric Clapton, Day by Day presents Clapton's professional life in music in a day-by-day format, giving details of which bands he joined and left, all recordings made - both released and unreleased - as well as... view details
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