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    Creation StoriesRiots, Raves And Running A Label by Alan McGeeSidgwick & Jackson
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!!Alan McGee's role in shaping British musical culture over the past thirty years is hard to overstate. As the founder...
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    The Bakersfield SoundBuck Owens, Merle haggard and California CountryCMF Press
    Nestled at the southern end of California's San Joaquin Valley, the city of Bakersfield is best known for farming, oil fields, and a unique brand of country...
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    Who Is That ManIn Search Of The Real Bob DylanHyperion
    Even after five decades in the spotlight, Bob Dylan remains as relevant as ever. This book is published to co-incide with the 50th anniversary of Dylan...
    David KeenanEngland’s Hidden ReverseStrange Attractor Press
    Revised & expanded edition 464 pages, hardback/paperback, 216mm x 156mm. Fully illustrated in colour with 240 images.  Strange Attractor...
    More Axe 8By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    Roots book featuring articles on Lynn Taitt, U Roy, Max Romeo, Earl 16, Dwight Pinkney, Winston Grennan, Admiral Tibbet, Clevie Browne and Hedley Jones....
    The Dead YardA Story Of Modern JamaicaFaber and Faber
    Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, a tropical paradise for the planters, a Babylonian exile for the Africans shipped to the Caribbean....
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    Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80Edited by Jon Savage and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
    Back in print!!!Soul Jazz Records’ massive deluxe 400-page Punk 45s cover art book edited and compiled by Jon Savage (author of the seminal book on punk,...
    Lovers RockJohn GotoAutograph
    A new book of portraits published by Autograph ABP, with commissioned texts by Paul Gilroy, John Goto, Mark Sealy, and Baroness Lola Young. Lovers'...
    Black In White AmericaPhotographs By Leonard FreedGetty Publications
    Wicked photos - Freed is like the Jamal Shabazz of the 60s. These photographs include the pics used on Eddie Palmieri's classic Harlem River Drive LP (the...
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    The Boom Box Project : The Machines, the Music, and the Rise of Hip-HopSpike Lee, Lyle OwerkoAbrams
    This book is the bomb!Wicked photos and related boombox mania. Seriously it's wicked.  Description: On the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes...
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    Ernie K-DoeThe R&B Emperor of New OrleansThe Historic New Orleans Collection
    May 1961, and one tune was sitting pretty atop both the R&B and pop charts: Mother-in-Law became the first hit by a New Orleans artist to rule black...
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    Listen Whitey! The Sights And Sounds Of Black Power 1965-1975Fantagraphics Books
    Noted music producer and scholar Pat Thomas spent five years in Oakland, CA researching Listen, Whitey! The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975....
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    In The Castle Of My SkinBy George LammingLongman
    A classic first novel about growing up in colonial Barbados, 'In the Castle of my Skin' is a brilliant, sensitive record of the evolving consciousness...
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    Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba By Yvonne DanielIndiana (1995)
    Everything you ever wanted to know about rumba, but were afraid to ask, is in this book - an important study of rumba.
    Treme : Race and Place in a New Orleans NeighborhoodCrutcher, Michael E.University of Georgia Press
    Across Rampart Street from the French Quarter, the Faubourg Tremé neighbourhood is arguably the most important location for African American culture...
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    This Is A CallThe Life and Times of Dave GrohlHarper Collins
    From Nirvana to Foo Fighters, from brotherhood to bitter rivalry, from breathless highs to lifeless lows, Paul Brannigan gives an unparalleled, intimate...
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    Fly By NightThe New Art of the Club FlyerThames & Hudson
    Covered with inventive, unfurling doodles, hand-drawn lettering and images of sexy figures and party animals, these low-budget productions are created...
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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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    Rosa ParksA LifePenguin
    Fifty years after she made history by refusing to give up her seat on a bus, Rosa Parks at last gets the major biography she deserves. The eminent historian...
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    Full Watts (Book 2)By Steve MileMuzik Tree
    Wicked collection of Full Watts reggae-zine interviews from the mid 90s with Alton Ellis, Mikey Dread, Clive Chin, Big Youth, Sugar Minott, Johnny Clarke,...
      Please Be With MeA Song For My Father, Duane AllmanSpiegel & Grau
      In 1969, Duane Allman had a vision for a band with two drummers, two guitarists, and a bass player, anchored by his brother’s soulful lead vocals—and...
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      An Autobiography of Black ChicagoBy Dempsey TravisBolden
      Few were more qualified than Dempsey Travis to write the history of African Americans in Chicago, and none would be able to do it with the same command...
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      Music Place SeriesElvis Presley MemphisRoaring Forties Press
      Weaving the story of the King's personal and public life with detailed descriptions of the locations in Memphis that served as the setting for his musical...
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      Ready for a Brand New BeatHow "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America Riverhead Books
      Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote "Dancing in the...
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      U2The Definitive BiographyThomas Dunne Books
      The result of over a decade of exclusive interviews with U2’s closest friends and business associates, this is the most comprehensive biography of...
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      A Light That Never Goes OutThe Enduring Saga of the SmithsCrown Archetype
      Tony Fletcher paints a vivid portrait of the fascinating personalities within The Smiths: Morrissey, the witty, literate lead singer whose loner personality...
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      Johnny CashThe LifeLittle, Brown and Company
      Drawing upon his personal experience with Cash and a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer's inner circle, Robert Hilburn creates an utterly...
      I'm Your ManThe Life Of Leonard CohenEcco
      The genius behind such classic songs as 'Suzanne', 'Bird on the Wire' and 'Hallelujah', in the biography "Im Your Man", Sylvie Simmons draws...
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      Nothin' To LoseThe Making Of Kiss 1972 - 1975It Books
      An indelible and irresistible portrait of the crucial formative years of the legendary rock band KISS and the music scene they changed forever—culminating...
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      Queens Of NoiseThe Real Story Of The RunawaysDa Capo Press
      USA IMPORT HADBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!! LA punk's original riot grrls innit!In four years the teenage members of the Runaways did what no other group of...
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      A Sense Of WonderVan Morrison's IrelandJawbone
      Long before there was a peace process in Ireland, Van Morrison unwittingly did his bit to unite a nation divided. Born in the heart of East Belfast in...
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      The DylanologistsAdventures In The Land Of BobSimon & Schuster
      In The Dylanologists, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Kinney ventures deep into this eccentric subculture to answer the question: What can Dylan's...
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      Eyes On The PrizeAmerica's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 Penguin
      25th Anniversary edition of the history of the civil rights movement, focusing on the unheralded activists who brought the movement to life.
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      Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo...
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      Yoko OnoHalf-A-Wind ShowPrestel
      Yoko Ono is an established avant-garde artist whose work spans installation, object, film, photography, and music. Named after her renowned exhibition...
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      Buena Vista In The ClubRap, Reggaeton, and Revolution in HavanaDuke University Press
      In Buena Vista in the Club, Geoffrey Baker traces the trajectory of the Havana hip hop scene from the late 1980s to the present and analyzes its partial...
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      Birth + School + Metallica + DeathThe Biography Volume 1Da Capo Press
      No music writers have been afforded greater access to Metallica over the years than Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood, two former editors of Kerrang. Having...
      Kansas City LightningThe Rise and Times of Charlie ParkerHarper
      OVER 50% OFF USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 350+ pages!Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer...
      The FishermenBy Chigozie ObiomaOne
      In this impressive debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their...
      Bruce SwedienIn The Studio With Michael JacksonHal Leonard
      The inside secrets of Michael Jackson's greatest records by the Grammy-winning engineer who captured and enhanced their sound. Multiple colour photos of...
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      The Million Dollar QuartetJerry Lee, Carl, Elvis & JohnnyOmnibus Press
      Million Dollar Quartet' is the name given to recordings made on Tuesday December 4, 1956 in the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. The recordings...
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      CubaReligion, Social Capital, And DevelopmentDuke University Press
      When Cuba's centralized system for providing basic social services began to erode in the early 1990s, Christian and Afro-Cuban religious groups took on...
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      A Tale Of Two CitiesSanto Domingo and New York After 1950 Princeton
      A Tale of Two Cities is unique in offering a simultaneous, richly detailed social and cultural history of two cities bound intimately by migration....
      The Anarchy TourSex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, The HeartbreakersOmnibus Press
      In December 1976, a coach drove off down a London street. On board were the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Heartbreakers and their respective management,...
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      Butterfly On A WheelThe Great Rolling Stones Drugs BustOmnibus Press
      The Great Drugs Bust has everything; sex, drugs, rock and roll and a huge slice of British social history. At its core are four pep pills, a Sunday tabloid,...
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      Every Night's A Saturday NightThe Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby KeysOmnibus Press
      Born in Slaton, Texas, some 15 miles southeast of Lubbock, Bobby Keys has lived the kind of life that qualifies as a rock 'n' roll folktale. In his early...
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      Mr Manchester and the Factory GirlThe Story of Tony and Lindsay WilsonPlexus
      Already immortalised in the 2002 film 24 Hour Party People, the loving yet volatile relationship between the infamous impresario Tony Wilson and his first...
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      The American Department Store Transformed1920-1960Yale
      After attaining classic stature with palaces erected in the early twentieth century, the American department store continued to evolve in ways that were...
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      Black PowerBy Richard WrightHarper Perennial
      Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the...
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      Waves Of DecolonizationDiscourses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States Duke University Press
      In "Waves of Decolonization", David Luis-Brown reveals how, between the 1880s and the 1930s, writer-activists in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States developed...
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