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    I'll Never Write My MemoirsBy Grace Jones
    Born in 1948 into a family of ministers in Kingston, Jamaica, the statuesque and strikingly beautiful Grace Jones lived with her family in Syracuse, NY,...
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    Anger Is An EnergyBy John Lydon
    New autobiography - good!'Just read John Lydon's...new book 'Anger Is an Energy' - a brilliant read. Never mind The Rolling Stones, the Beatles or anyone...
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    PrinceBy Matt ThorneFaber
    Matt Thorne's "Prince", through years of research and interviews with ex-Revolution members such as Wendy and Lisa, is an account of a pop maverick whose...
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    On AnarchismBy Noam ChomskyPenguin
    On Anarchism sheds a much needed light on the foundations of Chomsky's thought, specifically his constant questioning of the legitimacy of entrenched...
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    The HaciendaHow Not To Run A ClubPocket Books
    Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for thirty years. He provided the propulsive bass...
    Unknown PleasuresInside Joy Division by Peter HookSimon & Schuster
    Joy Division changed the face of music. Godfathers of the current alternative scene, they reinvented rock in the post-punk era, creating a new sound -...
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    Jim MorrisonLife, Death, LegendEbury Press
    Jim Morrison's electrifying live performances, and appetite for sexual and psychedelic experience enflamed the spirit of a generation. In Jim Morrison...
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    MilesThe Autobiography Of Miles DavisPicador
    s/hand paperbackA frank autobiography of the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. This book records his life - the music, the women and the drugs. It talks about...
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    Tony ViscontiThe Autobiography: Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy
    A name synonymous with ground-breaking music, Tony Visconti has worked with the most dynamic and influential names in pop, from T.Rex and Iggy Pop to David...
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    Revolution in the HeadThe Beatles' Records and the SixtiesVintage Books
    Fully updated to include material from The Beatles Live at the BBC and the Anthology series, this acclaimed book goes back to...
    Last Night A DJ Saved My LifeThe History Of The Disc JockeyHeadline
    To celebrate 100 years of DJing, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have expanded and updated their classic account of the history of the disc jockey.The...
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    Revolution In The AirThe Songs Of Bob Dylan Vol. 1: 1957-73Constable
    Distilling a lifetime's passion and study, leading Dylan author, Clinton Heylin charts the development and first moments of genius of this unique artist...
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    The Stone RosesThe Stone Roses And The Resurrection of British PopEbury Press
    The band, the lifestyle, the revolution. This classic biography charts the phenomenal rise of The Stone Roses to the icons they are today, using interviews,...
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    FactoryThe Story Of The Record LabelVirgin Books
    NEW UK PAPERBACK Over 50% off original price!Factory Records' fame and fortune were based on two bands - Joy Division and New Order - and one...
    24 Hour Party PeopleThe Story Of Tony Wilson and Factory RecordsChannel 4 Books
    Really funny and great book by the late Tony Wilson, founder of Factory Records. The story was later made into an equally funny and great  film of...
    This is JamaicaBy Philip SherlockHodder and Stoughton (1968)
    'An Informal Guide' 1968 First Edition s/hand paperback book.
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    What We WoreA People's History Of British StylePrestel
    Filled with images culled from the personal photo albums of the British public, What We Wore provides a visual timeline of UK fashion since the 1950s....
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    The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten
    New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their...
    A Brief History Of Seven KillingsBy Marlon JamesOne World
    Fantastic book based around the shooting of Bob Marley and gang warfare in Jamaica (& USA). A mindblowing read!! Booker Prize 2015 nominated
    Love Goes To Buildings On FireFive Years in New York that Changed Music Forever Penguin Viking
    Crime was everywhere, the government was broke and the city's infrastructure was collapsing, but between 1974 and 1978 virtually all forms of music were...
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    The VultureBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Gil-Scott Heron's book was first published in 1970. THE VULTURE is a hip and fast-moving thriller. It relates the strange story of the murder of a teenage...
    Shock and AweGlam Rock and its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First CenturyFaber & Faber
    As the sixties dream faded, a new flamboyant movement electrified the world: GLAM! In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds explores this most decadent of genres...
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    Keith HaringI Wish I Didn't Have To Sleep!Prestel
    Children's reactions to art can be incredibly insightful and few artists attract a young audience as much as Keith Haring, who used thick black lines,...
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    Seconds Of My LifePhotographs By Jamel ShabazzpowerHouse Books
    More stunning pics from the man who brought you the classic hip-hop photo books, 'A TIme Before Crack' and 'Back in the Day'. 'Seconds of My Life', Shabazz's...
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    Highlife GiantsWest African Dance Band PioneersCassava Republic Press
    As West Africa's oldest form of popular music, Highlife was the soundtrack of the independence era and its influence still resonates widely today. Highlife...
    Shades Of BlackAssembling Black Arts In 1980s BritainDuke University Press
    Import USA Paperback editionIn the 1980s - at the height of Thatcherism and in the wake of civil unrest and rioting in a number of British cities - the...
    A Shaker Musical LegacyBy Robert C. Opdahl and Viola E. Woodruff OpdahlUniversity Press Of New England
    This fascinating book brings more than one hundred previously unpublished Shaker songs to the attention of scholars, performers, and aficionados of folk...
    Martin Luther King, Jr:A LifePenguin
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational...
    Jazz GenerationsA Life In American Music and SocietyContinuum
    The autobiography of Buddy Collette, who has been a key figure in American jazz since the 1940s. He is unusual in that he spent his whole career on the...
    Machers And RockersChess Records And The Business Of Rock & RollAtlas Books
    Bargain-priced hardback book about Chess Records!
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    Hausaland Talesfrom the Nigerian MarketplaceBy Gavin McIntosh
    For a thousand years the Hausa people have been traders in sub-Saharan Africa, and most have remained a pastoral people. Village life revolves around the...
    The Lives of John LennonAlbert GoldmanChicago Review Press
    The result of six years research and some 1,200 interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon s secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his...
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    Cold SweatMy Father James Brown and MeChicago Review Press
    Being the child of a global superstar is never easy. Being the daughter of the Godfather of Soul - that's a category unto itself. Like every...
    Secrets of VoodooBy Milo RigaudCity Lights
    Secrets of Voodoo traces the development in Haiti and the Americas of this complex religion from its sources in Africa. the book represents a straightforward...
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    Remembered For A WhileThe Authorized Companion To The Music Of Nick DrakeLittle Brown
    Import USA Hardback edition bookThe authorised companion to the music of Nick Drake, compiled, composed and edited by Cally Callomon and Gabrielle Drake,...
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    South African Township Barbershops & SalonsBy Simon Weller
    As the cultural and social hubs of South Africas townships, barbershops and salons serve not only as places to get your hair styled but as places to gather,...
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    Vending MachinesCoined Consumerismmbp
    A holy water dispenser in ancient Greece serves as the first known historical reference to a vending machine. What a long way this invention has come!...
    Through Amateur EyesFilm and Photography in Nazi GermanyFrances GuerinUniversity of Minnesota Press
    We have seen the films of professionals and propagandists celebrate Adolf Hitler, his SS henchmen, and the Nazi Party. But what of the documentary films...
    To Smile In AutumnGordon Parks: A Memoir
    Gordon Parks was born with, he says, a stubborn need to be somebody. Though Parks is remembered most notably as a photographer and filmmaker, on his enthralling...
    Antonio Carlos Jobim: An Illuminated ManHelena JobimHal Leonard Books
    Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, and others brought in bags full of discs from a trip to Brazil in 1961. Stan Getz listened to them and recorded "Desafinado,"...
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    Into The SunsetPhotography's Image of the American West
    Into the Sunset examines how photography has pictured, established and transformed the idea of the American West, from 1850 to the present. The development...
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    The England's Dreaming TapesThe Essential Companion to England's DreamingJon SavageUniversity of Minnesota Press
    In The England's Dreaming Tapes, Jon Savage has gone back to the source to re-create, in original interview form, the extraordinarily disparate and...
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    Dust & Grooves Adventures In Record Collecting (2nd Edition) Dust & Grooves
    BACK IN PRINT!**This item has FREE UK shipping**   **The second revised edition of the book profiles over 130 vinyl collectors,...
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    Now and ThenThe Poems Of Gil Scott-HeronCannongate
    This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes...
    The First RastaBy Helene LeeLawrence Hill Books
    (secondhand paperback)Going far beyond the standard imagery of Rasta - ganja, reggae, and dreadlocks - this cultural history offers an uncensored vision...
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    In Fine StyleThe Dancehall Art Of Wilfred LimoniousOne Love BooksChristopher Bateman & Al Fingers
    In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious is a book and exhibition by Christopher Bateman and Al "Fingers" Newman, celebrating the work...
    Sounds Like London100 Years of Black Music in the Capital - By Lloyd BradleySerpent's Tail
    For as long as people have been migrating to London, so has their music. An essential link to home, music also has the power to shape communities in surprising...
    Fortune's FoolEdgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, And An Industry In CrisisSimon and Schster
    Fortune's Fool tells the story of how the music industry has met its worst crisis, the Internet Age. When Edgar Bronfman, Jr, bought Warner Music Group...
    Enjoy The ExperienceHomemade Records 1958-1992Sinecure
    BACK IN STOCK!!!! HURRY!Enjoy the Experience is the largest collection of American private press vinyl ever amassed and presented, featuring...
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