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    Fela: The Life And Times Of An African Music IconBy Michael E. VealTemple
    Musician, political critic, and hedonist, international superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti created a sensation throughout his career. In his own country of...
    No Man Is An IslandA Guide To Choice Studio One PressingsThe Long Road Society
    Independently published 180 pages of rare and classic Studio One cuts with the author introducing each song - nice!
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    Jazz From DetroitBy Mark StrykerUniversity of Michigan Press
    Jazz from Detroit explores the city's pivotal role in shaping the course of modern and contemporary jazz. With more than two dozen in-depth profiles of...
    Face ItDebbie HarryHarper Collins
    Debbie Harry is a musician, actor, activist and the iconic face of New York City cool. As the front-woman of Blondie, she and the band forged a new sound...
    Grand UnionZadie SmithHamish Hamilton
    In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day of his life, unknowingly caught in someone else's story of hate and...
    What Happened Miss Simone?A BiographyCanongate
    OVER 50% OFF THIS USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK! Nina Simone rules! Great biography
    Flash Of The SpiritAfrican & Afro-American Art & PhilosophyVintage Books
    NEARLY 50% OFF THIS BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! This is the BIBLE on African-American culture and art. Seminal text!
    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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    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...
    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,...
    The Northern Soul SceneEdited by Rain, Wall, Watchman SmithEquinox
    This innovative and distinctive book brings together original commissioned essays and pivotal scholarly articles that have defined the field so far, interspersed...
    Keith HaringEditied by Darren PihTate
    Featuring around fifty works supported by rarely seen photography, film and archival documents from the Keith Haring Foundation, this accessible book will...
    Gusmano CesarettiFragments of Los Angeles 1969-1989Damiani
    OVER 60% OFF THIS SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Wicked photos - Los Angeles 1969! This book rocks Self-taught...
    Fashion TribesGlobal Street StyleAbrams
    OVER 50% OFF THIS DELUXE HARDBACK BOOK!funky groover - nuff pics!'In Fashion Tribes, award-winning photographer Daniele Tamagni has tracked down and recorded...
    Kanye WestGod and MonsterOmnibus Press
    CURRENTLY £30 ON AMAZON!God & monster: Nutter or genius - u decideThis biography, the most in-depth look at Kanye's life and career to date, lifts the...
    Stone FreeJimi Hendrix in London, September 1966–June 1967University of North Carolina Press
    A compelling portrait of rock's greatest guitarist at the moment of his ascendance, Stone Free is the first book to focus exclusively on the happiest and...
    Point of ViewMe, New York City and the Punk SceneRizzoli
    An eclectic cast of cultural characters - from Richard Hell and William Burroughs to Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, Andy Warhol, and Stephen Sprouse - appear...
    The Black AtlanticModernity and Double ConsciousnessVerso
    To the forces of cultural nationalism trapped in their respective camps, this bold book sounds like a liberating call. There is, Paul Gilroy tells us,...
    Into the MaelstromMusic, Improvisation and the Dream of FreedomBloomsbury
    In this first instalment of acclaimed music writer David Toop's interdisciplinary and sweeping overview of free improvisation, Into the Maelstrom: Music,...
    Oh So PrettyPunk in Print 1976-1980Phaidon
    Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain’s punk subculture. It presents 500 artefacts...
    Rebel MusicRace, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth CulturePantheon
    NEARLY 60% OFF THIS USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Deep stuff!In this pioneering study, Hisham Aidi--an expert on globalization and social...
    Dream Baby DreamSuicide: A New York City StoryOmnibus
    100% ESSENTIAL!!! 60% OFF THIS NEW USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!You need to buy this book!Along with interviewing major figures in the...
    Kurt CobainThe Last Session
    66% OFF THIS SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK!!CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Kurt Cobain innit! Frohmans 100-plus photographs, including contact sheets,...
    GlamThe Performance of StyleTate
    60% OFF THIS STYLISH BOOK!!!Wicked and groovy pix, good wordsFeaturing some 100 artworks, Glam explores key themes: glamour, camp, exaggerated identity,...
    Black PantherThe Revolutionary Art of Emory DouglasRizzoli International Publications
    The Black Panther newspaper was founded to articulate the party's message, and artist Emory Douglas became the paper's art director and later the party's...
    Come and Get These MemoriesThe Story of Holland-Dozier-Holland, Motown's Incomparable SongwritersOmnibus Press
    In this compelling autobiography, brothers Eddie and Brian Holland share their story for the first time, starting with growing up in Detroit raised by...
    Fear of MusicWhy People Get Rothko But Don't Get StockhausenZero Books
    This book examines the parallel histories of modern art and modern music and examines why one is embraced and understood and the other ignored, derided...
    In The Spiritby Michael P Smith
    Wicked New Orleans pix!
    Otis ReddingAn Unfinished LifeCrown Archetype
    GREAT BOOK!!! USA HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!In Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life, Jonathan Gould finally does justice to Redding's incomparable musical artistry,...
    An Outlaw and a LadyBy Jessi Colter with David RitzThomas Nelson
    USA HARDBACK BOOK! NEARLY 50% OFF! "A memoir of music, life with Waylon, and the faith that brought me home" Renowned songwriter, singer, and wife of...
    SoulMemphis' Original SoundOfficina Libraria
    OVER 60% OFF THIS SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK. This book's mission is to document the legends of the Memphis soul music business. Photographer...
    The Rolling StonesOn Air in the SixtiesHarper Design
    SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK!!! 50% OFF !!!!!From their first TV appearance on Thank Your Lucky Stars!, buttoned up in matching hounds-tooth...
    The WitchesStacy SchiffW&N
    It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's niece started to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later,...
    Portraits Of Who We AreThe David C. Driskell CentreThe University of Maryland
    This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, organised by the The David C. Driskell Centre for the study of the Visual...
    A Man Called DestructionThe Life and Music of Alex ChiltonPenguin
    GROOVY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!!!! Covering Chilton's life from his early work with the chart-topping Box Tops and the seminal power-pop...
    Rising StarThe Making of Barack ObamaWilliam Collins
    The definitive account of Barack Obama’s life before he became the 44th president of the United States – the formative years, confluence of forces,...
    Parental Discretion Is AdvisedThe Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta RapAtria Books
    USA HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!Discover the stunning rise, fall, and legacy of N.W.A, one of America’s most revered and iconic enduring music groups, who...
    JerkBarbecue From Jamaica (1990)The Crossing Press
    Here's a review! "My husband and I have tried numerous recipies from this cookbook and each one has turned out 100% successful!! Helen has captured the...
    Lovers and StrangersAn Immigrant History of Post-War BritainPenguin
    Drawing on an amazing array of unusual and surprising sources, Clair Wills' wonderful new book brings to life the incredible diversity and strangeness...
    You Better Work! Underground Dance Music In New YorkKai FikentscherNew England
    Oh yes! A little gem of a book - For anyone interested in Larry Levan, Francois K, Danny Tenaglia, Claussel, Krivit, Louie Vega, Frankie Knucles, Vinyl...
    Mother CountryReal Stories of the Windrush ChildrenHeadline
    For the pioneers of the Windrush generation, Britain was 'the Mother Country'. They made the long journey across the sea, expecting to find a place where...