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    Dave CourtneyRaving LunacyVirgin Books
    Oi! Nutter! Strangely addictive account of an insane but quite funny bouncer/promoter during acid raves in London in 1990s. Definitely on one. Or ten.
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      Fuck me it's only a bloody First-edition Secondhand hardback book in a bloody dustjacket in goodish nick innit - nutter!
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    Pump up the Volume: A History of House Musicby Sean BidderChannel 4 Books
    Hard to find out of print secondhand original paperback in good condition
    FireflyNoel Coward In JamaicaVictor Gollancz
    Very groovy book about Noel Coward in Jamaica written by Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Firefly was the name of Noel Coward's house in Jamaica....
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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    Folk Revival: The Rediscovery of a National Music (1979)by Frederick WoodsBlandford
    It's back. Groovy Secondhand small paperback book in good condition
    The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
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    Movement Of Jah PeopleThe Growth Of The RastafariansPress Gang
    Out-of-print Second-hand small press paperback book in good condition
    Microphone FiendsYouth Music and Youth Culture Routledge
    Secondhand original paperback book in good condition.This book includes a rare interview with voguer Willi Ninja! Microphone Fiends, a collection of original...
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      Secondhand original paperback book in good condition
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    A History of Jazz In Britain1919-1950Paladin
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      Second-hand paperback in good condition
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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
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      s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
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    Rave CultureAn Insider's OverviewSmallfry Press
    Out-of-print USA Second-hand paperback in good condition
    Inna LiverpoolBenjamin ZephaniahAK PRESS (1995)
    Nice out of print private press pamphlet of poems
    If They Come In The Morningby Angela DavisOrbach and Chambers
    Rare Out-of-print edition 1971 first edition paperback in good condition (ageing) and creasing to spine and cover 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
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    John Coltrane by Bill ColeDA CAPO PRESS
    This book is highly informative to anyone who would like to dive into Coltrane.
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    Music in England (1942)by Eric BlomPenguin Books
    Early history of British music. Well old Secondhand paperback book
    In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
    Nice collectible hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in ok cond
    The Latin TingeBy John Storm RobertsOxford University Press
    This is the definitive book on Latin Music in the US and especially New York. Rumba to Mambo, Descarga to Latin Soul, this book clearly and concisely tells...
    Ikons: Meditations in Words and Musicby John Tavener & Mother TheklaHarper Collins
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    If I Can Dream: Elvis's Own Storyby Larry Geller And Joel Spector (1989)
    A long-time confidante of Elvis Presley reveals intimate details of the legendary performer's dreams and disillusionments, showing his disintegration due...
    Imamu Amiri Baraka: A Collection of Critical Essaysby Leroi JonesTwentieth Century View
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      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA paperback, ex-library, well worn copy, creasing, ageing
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    Attitudeby Lisa SliwaSidgwick & Jackson
    All u need to know ladies. Ex-Guardian Angel Lisa shows you how it's done. Ouch!
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      Original UK paperback in good condition
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    Shout!: The True Story of the Beatlesby Philip NormanPan Books
    Seminal text!
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      secondhand paperback in good cond
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    Out of His Head - The Sound of Phil Spectorby Richard WilliamsAbacus
    Out of print edition secondhand paperback about groovy Phil
    The Roots Of The Bluesby Samuel ChartersDa Capo Paperback
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      Secondhand out-of-print edition paperback in good condition
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    KTG Know The Game - Dancingby The Imperial Society of DancingThe EP Group
    Samba, cha cha cha, samba it's all here. Nice moves with pics and text. Headings like 'The Poise and the Walk' for Man and Lady. Brought to you by the...
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      Original secondhand book/pamphlet.
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    James Baldwin: Artist on Fireby W.J. WeatherbyMichael Joseph
    A portrait of James Baldwin tracing his development from the ghettos of Harlem to Paris and back to America where his active participation in civil rights...
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      Out of print UK 1st edn. hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Old School Rap and Hip-HopChris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas ErlewineBackbeat Books
    The real old school
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    Cut 'N' MixCulture, Identity and Caribbean MusicMethuen & Co
    Written in 1987, this is a seminal book on Reggae and Caribbean music. A wide ranging and far-reaching study s/hand paperback copy in good condition
    Rastaman: Rastafarian Movement in EnglandErnest CashmoreCounterpoint
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      Original out of print secondhand book in great condition (minor ageing)
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    HomeboysGangs, Drugs and Prison in the barrios of Los AngelesTemple University Press
    • Original Book (400g)£18.00
      s/hand USA paperback -ex-library w/stamps in good condition
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    As Serious As Your lifeJohn Coltrane And Beyond By Valerie WilmerSerpent's Tail
    Truly seminal work, first published in 1977 by writer and photographer Valerie Wilmer, that details the incredible energy and characters behind the African-American...
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      Original secondhand Pluto Press early out of print edition in good cond
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    Keith RichardsLifeW & N
    With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original...
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      First edition out of print hardback, good condition bit of wear to dustjacket
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    Fela : This Bitch Of A Life By Carlos Moore (2009)The Authorized Biography Of Africa's Musical GeniusLawrence Hill Books
    Revealing the hidden facts of this African superstar's complex personality and the truth about his tumultuous existence, this unique biography is based...
    • Original Book (350g)£50.00
      Original = hard to find out-of print edition paperback with wicked sleeve! In great condition minor cover crease on back at bottom
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    Chasin' the TraneThe Music And Mystique Of John ColtraneDa Capo Press
    Always elusive, constantly moving, incessantly changing, John Coltrane stood astride the jazz world of the late '50s and '60s. He was a giant of the saxophone...
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      original copy paperback usa paperback in good condition some damage to spine
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    Black Drama Anthologyby Ron Milner & Woodie KingA Meridian Book
    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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      s/hand USA out of print paperback in ok cond (sticker on front)
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    The Beatles Album File and Complete Discographyby Jeff RussellBlandford
    s/hand paperback
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    Tings an Timesby Linton Kwesi JohnsonBloodaxe Books
    Rare collection. S/hand out of print paperback ex library w/stamps. A fabulous collection of contemporary poems. Rooted (literally) in the community....
    Popular Front of Contemporary Poetry Anthologyby Linton Kwesi JohnsonApples & Snakes
    Includes work by Jayne Cortez and Linton Kwesi Johnson
    Scientists of Sound: Portraits of a UK Reggae Sound Systemby Simon Jones & Paul Pinnock
    New large format paperbackThis book provides a snapshot of UK reggae sound system culture during its 1980s heyday. Scientists of Sound is a documentary...
    The Restaurants of New Orleans by Roy F. Gusteby Roy F. Guste, JR
    Nice!s/hand hardback book w/dustjacket
    Disco Dancing TonightClubs; Dances; Fashion; MusicOctopus (1979)
    Nice disco picture and info book from 1979. Large format paperback secondhand original book.
    Revenge of the She-PunksA Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy RiotOmnibus
    As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman’s perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the...
    MotownBy Adam WhiteThames & Hudson
    This book delves deep into the success stories of Motown s powerhouse creative team, including the Holland-Dozier-Holland triumvirate, and unpicks backstories...
    Classic Jamaican CookingBy Caroline SullivanSerif
    Believe us, Studio One sounds better if you're eating Ackee & Saltfish. Find out how, right now, right here.
    The Music of Antonio Carlos JobimBy Peter FreemanIntellect
    In The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, one of the first extensive musicological analyses of the Brazilian composer, Peter Freeman examines the music, philosophy,...
    Dancing In LondonDine & Dance, Disco, Hostess Clubs, Cabaret...New English Library
    Very groovy little book about the disco night life in London from the 1970s. Handy tips on 'car parking near the disco', prices of drinks, clientele. Good...
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