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Highlife Saturday NightPopular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana
WICKED BOOK! USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana-when musicians took to the stage...
To Disco with LoveBy David HamsleyFlatIron Books
USA IMPORT LUSH HARDBACK BOOK 40% OFF Original price! Good accompaniment to Soul Jazz Records' DIsco book! Loads of record covers Gathered...
LeewayLee Morgan Discography
Excellent discography on man like Lee Morgan, every record session! "Roger Wernboe has done Jazz scholars, fans, and collectors a great favor. Thanks...
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    Out of print RARE paperback book. NEW, SEALED OPENED ONCE
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Dark MagusThe Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles DavisBackbeat
USA HARDBACK IMPORT 60% OFF - essential book!"Dark Magus" is a warts-and-all look at the real Miles Davis. As told by his son, this book strips away the...
The City Lost and FoundCapturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-1980Yale University Press
VERY COOL LARGE FORMAT BOOK! USA IMPORT HARDBACK 75% OFF!!!! Nice pix - loads of text! An unprecedented exploration of the relationship between art, architecture,...
Elvis CostelloUnfaithful Music & Disappearing InkBlue Rider Press
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF!!Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic...
Under the Big Black SunA Personal History of L.A. PunkDa Capo
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Who Killed John Lennon?by Fenton BreslerSt Martins Press
Fenton Bresler's book "Who Killed John Lennon?" (1989) is a fascinating and intriguing read, which questions the underlying reasons behind Mark Chapman's...
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    First edition USA hardback w/dustjacket
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The Miles Davis CompanionBy Gary CarnerShirmer
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    out of print s/hand paperback.
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Wig Out by Tarell Alvin McCraneyRoyal Court (2008)
Play about voguing houses Enter the House of Light, a hyper-glamorous, uber-competitive drag queen refuge where a daughter who was once a son can find...
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    s/hand paperback book in good condition
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Soul SurvivorA Biography of Al GreenDa Capo
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JujuBy Christopher Alan WatermanUniversity of Chicago Press
Now known internationally through the recordings of King Sunny Ade and others, juju music originated more than fifty years ago among the Yoruba of Nigeria....
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Motownby David MorseStudio Vista
Good book
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    Out-of-print UK 1st edn. secondhand hardback w/dustjacket small tear at bottom, some wear
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City of God in Several Voicesby Else R. P. VieiraBrazilian Social Cinema as ActionCCCP
The Story Of Stevie Wonder (1976)by James Haskins Panther
1976 Biography
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    Out of print secondhand p/b UK copy
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Warholby Klaus HonnefTaschen
  • Original Book (500g)£8.00
    Secondhand paperback copy in good condition
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PunkChaos to CoutureThe Metropolitan Museum of Art
STUNNING LARGE FORMAT BOOK! USA IMPORT HARDBACK 50% OFF!!!!This extraordinary publication examines the impact of punk's aesthetic of brutality on high...
Music In Rural New EnglandFamily And Community Life,1870-1940University Press of New England
USA IMPORT HARDBACK 40% OFF!A study of the vernacular musical tradition that took place in the farmhouses, town halls, school houses and Grange halls...
Diary of a MadmanThe Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern RapDey St.
AMERICAN IMPORT HARDBACK 60% OFF! From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life...
The Rastafariansby Bob DixBreda Centre
Currently £50 on Amazon
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    Original s/hand hard to find pamphlet in good condition
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The Rhythms Of Black Folks : Race, Religion and Pan-Africanismby Jon Michael SpencerAfrica World Press
In this book, Jon Michael Spencer argues that African rhythm, particularly African rhythm in the New World, gives rise to the distinctive qualities of...
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    First edition hardback ex library
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Soft Machineby William BurroughsCorgi
Secondhand paperback. It's a cult classic ...
Rock FileEdited by Charlie GillettPictorial Presentations
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    Second-hand paperback
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PrinceInside the Music and the MasksSt Martin's Griffin
NEW USA IMPORT PAPERBACK £6 BARGAIN! Prince is the first book to give full treatment to his thirty-five-year career. Acclaimed music journalist Ronin...
Maurice WhiteMy Life With Earth, Wind & FireAmistad
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 60% OFF! My Life with Earth Wind, and Fire is an intimate, moving, and beautiful memoir from a man whose creativity and...
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe Incomplete, Year-By-Year, Selectively Quirky, Prime Facts Edition Prime Publications
Lots of New Orleans pix and info - Meters etc. USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK £5 only! 66% OFF!The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is among the largest...
Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own...
States of DecayUrbex New York & Americas Forgotten North EastCarpet Bombing Culture
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!! DEEP PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK!From NYC to the infamous Rust Belt, once home to America's heavy industry, States of Decay brings...
SouthboundAn Illustrated History of Southern RockBackbeat Books
USA IMPORT LARGE FORMAT PAPERBACK BOOK 66% OFF Original price! Great! Loads of rare pix, very informative, large format, nearly 300 pages. Focusing primarily...
2StonedBY Andrew Loog OldhamVINTAGE (2003)
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African Music - A People's ArtBy Francis BebeyLawrence Hill (1975)
The man behind the recent Psychedelic Sanza album of his African music
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    Secondhand paperback in good condition, stickers on cover
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Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Businessby Fredric DannenVintage
seminal text on music biz mafia
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    Secondhand paperback ok cond (difft cover)
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JazzBY John FordhamDorling Kindersley
  • Original Book (1.4kg)£10.00
    Second-hand original large format hardback book (some wear to dustjacket).

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Why black power?by Joseph R. BarndtFriendship Press
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    Original USA 1968 paperback book first edition with some creasing, ageing
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Empire Windrush: Fifty Years Of Writing About Black BritainEdited by Onyekachi Wambu, Preface by E.R. BraithwaiteGollancz
Great book introduced by E.R.Braithwaite (who wrote the original To Sir With Love about a black teacher in Britain), this book includes work from Sam Selvon,...
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    Afro-Caribbean writers. Excellent

    Secondhand out-of-print 400+ page paperback
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Rastaman: Rastafarian Movement in EnglandErnest CashmoreCounterpoint
  • Original Book (500g)£12.00
    Original secondhand book in good condition.
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Jerry Lee LewisHis Own StoryHarper
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 66% OFF!!! A KILLER FROM THE KILLER! Jerry Lee Lewis has lived an extraordinary life. He gave rock and roll its devil's edge...
Lick MeHow I Became Cherry VanillaChicago Review Press
BAD GIRL CHERRY! USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF!Cherry Vanilla's memoir takes us from the birth of rock to the explosion of punk, with memorable detours...
All Hopped Up And Ready To GoMusic From The Streets Of New York 1927-1977W.W.Norton
WICKED BOOK - 400+ pages USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFFWow! An incredibly thorough, 450 page history of New York's various music scenes, ranging from Mario...
Up From The Cradle Of JazzNew Orleans Music Since World War IILafayette
100% essential seminal book on the evolution of New Orleans music featuring Professor Longhair, The Meters, Eddie Bo and, well, anyone who's anyone in...
You Don't Own MeThe Life and Times of Lesley GoreBackbeat Books
'It's My Party" ... USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF! Assembled over five years of research and interviews, this is the first and long overdue biography...
Barry MilesThe Zapple Diaries: The Rise and Fall of the Last Beatles LabelPeter Owen
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!! Barry Miles, renowned cultural historian and writer, brings us the fascinating inside story of Zapple, the Beatles'...
Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
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    Original USA Hardback book, no dust jacket, worn,
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Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Sceneby Frederick MoehnDuke University Press
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    Secondhand paperback ex-library in good condition.
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Natives of My Personby George LammingPicador Books
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    Secondhand book in good condition, minor ageing
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Season of Adventureby George LammingA&B
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    Secondhand book in good condition, minor ageing, some creasing to spine
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Sinatra: Behind the Legendby J. Randy TaraborrelliSidgwick & Jackson
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    Secondhand hardback book, some creasing to dustjacket, in good condition
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Stars of Soul and Rhythm and Bluesby Lee HildebrandBillboard Hitmakers
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