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100 Greatest Metal Guitarists book cover 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists book cover
100 Greatest Metal Guitarists 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists
Joel McIver - Hal Leonard Corporation

This guide to guitarists features the most accomplished performers from the vast legions of metal. As well as celebrating the classic metal musicians who've defined the scene since the '70s, it delves deep... view details
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25 Albums that Rocked the World 25 Albums that Rocked the World
Chris Charlesworth - Music Sales Corporation

From Elvis Presley's "Sun Sessions" to Radiohead's "OK Computer," here is the very best of rock and pop music of the Twentieth Century.  A consumer's critical guide to the music, enabling the reader to select... view details
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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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Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust
Ken Scott & Bobby Owsinski - Alfred Music Publishing

"Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust" shares Ken Scott's intimate memories of working with some of the most important artists of the 20th century, while crafting a sound that influenced generations of music makers.... view details
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American Big Bands American Big Bands
Dr. William F. Lee - Hal Leonard Corporation

Count Basie, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington - these and more were the American idols of the golden era of the big bands. This is the ultimate guide to American big bands, with over 650 entries spanning... view details
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B.B. King - There Is Always One More Time B.B. King - There Is Always One More Time
David McGee - Hal Leonard Corporation

This excellent biography profiles the legendary King of Blues, B.B. King.  An opening essay charts his life from childhood in the Mississippi Delta up to his first studio session.  The author then takes an... view details
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The Band Photographs: 1968-1969 book cover The Band Photographs: 1968-1969 book cover
The Band Photographs: 1968-1969 The Band Photographs: 1968-1969
The Band
Elliott Landy - Hal Leonard Corporation

Once in a while a photographer gains the trust of an artist or a band, and his work fuses with that of the artist in such a way that the two become married in the public consciousness. One can think of

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The Beatles Vs the Rolling Stones The Beatles Vs the Rolling Stones
Greg Kot & Jim DeRogatis - Hal Leonard Corporation

Two of the world's pre-eminent music journalists tackle the liveliest debate in rock history: which band is the greatest ever - the "Beatles" or the "Rolling Stones?"  More than two dozen topics of debate are... view details
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Behind the Boards Behind the Boards (The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Records Revealed)
Jake Brown - Hal Leonard Corporation

The term "soundtrack of our lives" is one commonly tossed around by artists, fans, critics, and historians in discussing rock 'n' roll's timeless hits, spanning every subgenre, from pop to hard rock, heavy... view details
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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 (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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Bob Dylan FAQ Bob Dylan FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the Song and Dance Man)
Bruce Pollock - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bob Dylan FAQ condenses the life and times of America's premier songster into an addictively vivacious 400-page brick jam-packed with critical analysis, minutiae, photographs, ephemera, and period history.

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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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Book of Rock Quotes, The Book of Rock Quotes, The
Michael Heatley - Music Sales Corporation

Sex, drugs, egos, money, fans, music, God and who we love and hate... the rock stars have their say.  Featuring over 2,000 words of wisdom and stupidity from all your favorite rock stars and five decades of... view details
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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 (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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Bruce Springsteen FAQ Bruce Springsteen FAQ (All That's Left to Know About the Boss)
John D. Luerssen - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Bruce Springsteen FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Boss" investigates Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. superstar album and tour; the dissolution and reunion of the "E Street Band;" the legal... view details
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Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History
Chris Welch - Hal Leonard Corporation

From respected author and rock journalist Chris Welch, Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History is a beautifully

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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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Dear Guitar Hero Dear Guitar Hero
Guitar World - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Dear Guitar Hero" features interviews with a broad range of celebrity guitarists, from rock legends Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Ace Frehley, and Billy Gibbons; superstar shredders Steve Vai, Joe Satriani,... view details
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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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Deconstructed Hits Modern Pop and Hip Hop Deconstructed Hits Modern Pop and Hip Hop
Bobby Owsinski - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll never listen to music the same way again! Producer, audio engineer, and author Bobby Owsinski takes you behind-the-scenes of 20 of the biggest modern pop and hip-hop hits of the 21st century. Each

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