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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    Rebel Radio The Full Story of British Pirate RadioPluto Press
    Rare out of print Pluto Press first (and only) edition book about pirate radio in Britain written in 1985. Secondhand paperbook in good condition.
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    The BaronessThe Search for Nica the Rebellious RothschildVirago
    Second-hand paperback.
    The Miles Davis CompanionBy Gary CarnerShirmer
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      out of print s/hand paperback.
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    The Soul BookIan Hoare, Clive Anderson, Tony Cummings, Simon Frith Methuen Paperbacks
    Secondhand book about soul music in the 1970s. Great!
    Changing JamaicaAdam Kuper
    Original secondhand hardback first edition (laminated dust jacket, ex library w/stamps)
    Cast the First Stoneby Chester HimesAllison & Busby
    Himes' novel that rips aside the barred doors of prison life. A story of what happens to a man in prison; a vivid re-creation of a perverse society with...
    Culture Is Our WeaponAfroReggae In The Favelas of RioLatin American Bureau
    Presents a story of young people's lives in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, which highlights issues of violence, drug culture, and family. This book is...
    African All Stars: The Pop Music Of A Continentby Chris Stapleton & Chris MayPaladin
    Out of print p/b UK copy in good conditionFrom Afrobeat to Highlife, Juju, Township Jazz, Zouk - it's all here.
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      Out of print p/b UK copy in good condition
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    The Complete Guide ToDisco DancingWarner Books
    Second-hand original paperback book in ok cond (has spine wear)
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    Edwidge DanticatAfter the Dance - A Walk Through carnival in Jacmel, HaitiCrown
    If you've seen Soul Jazz Records' Kanaval book - here is an eye-witness look at the carinival in Haiti
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      S/hand hardback US first edition book
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    The Rastafariansby Bob DixBreda Centre
    • Original Book (1.1kg)£25.00
      Original s/hand hard to find pamphlet in good condition
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    The Vice LordsWarriors of the Streets
    Rare USA small secondhand book in good condition - cultural anthropology case studies about the legendary street gang. This is 1978 edition with different...
    Paid Servantby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
    Braithwaite's follow up to the autobiographical To Sir With Love, the story of his work as a social worker after his teaching career secondhand paperback...
    Saturday Night Feverby H.B. GilmourBantom Books
    secondhand usa paperback, some minor creasing
    Shaggy: Dogamuffin Styleby Micah LocilentoECW Press
    The shagster's bio - includes good stuff about New York's dancehall scene in the 80s
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      Out of print Secondhand paperback copy in good condition
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    Reggae Explosion: The Story Of Jamaican MusicChris Salewicz & Adrian BootAbrams
    Killer big hardback book excellently put together as u might expect from the team of writer Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Deluxe hardback...
    Reggae Deep Roots MusicProteus Rocks
    Good rare-ish book about reggae. S/hand out-of-print large format paperback book ex-library with stamps, plastic covered, some minor creasing
    Rock FileEdited by Charlie GillettPictorial Presentations
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    Tasting BrazilRegional Recipes and ReminiscencesMacMillan Publishing
    Nice book! Secondhand hardback w/dustjacket, ex-library w/stamps, cover in plastic
    Spirit CatcherThe Life And Art Of John ColtraneGreatHouse (1996)
    s/hand out-of-printpaperback book.
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      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, with minor ageing (difft cover)
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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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    Contemporary Music: An Introductionby Francis Routh (1968)
    Neat secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket. Varese, Schoenberg, Copland
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    Music of Latin Americaby Nicolas SlonimskyGeorge G Harrap
    Probably the first guide book about latin music! Rare 1st edn. 1946 hardback w/dustjacket in good condition (dustjacket and book have signs of ageing...
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    State of Bass Jungle: The Story So FarBox tree
    Rare original book about jungle written in 1997. Original secondhand book, bit of creasing, wear100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds...
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    Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
    Our of print edition secondhand paperback in good cond. (sticker on spine)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
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    The Music Of AfricaBy J. H. Kwabena NketiaVictor Gollancz (1986)
    A comprehensive guide to the music of this complex and diverse continent. 1st edition UK s/hand hardback in great condition w/dustjacket (is ex-library...
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    Labels UnlimitedThe Story Of Rough TradeBlack Dog Publishing
    In-depth look at the shop/label/distribution punk and beyond phenomenen that is Rough Trade! s/hand copy in good cond (bit cover creasing)100% Guarantee...
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    The Last Days of Discoby David F. RossOrenda Books
    The Last Days of Disco is about family, music, small-time gangsters … and the fear of being sent to the Falklands by the biggest gangster of them...
    The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive Historyby James Lincoln CollierPapermac
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    Black Paradise:The Rastafarian MovementThe Aquarian Press
    Original secondhand paperback
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    Yush!By Victor HeadleyX Press
    Last of the Yardie trilogy - 'London's number one Don D is set for the biggest fight of his drugs dealing career - BLOOD MUST RUN!' Second-hand paperback...
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    Miriam MakebaMy StoryBloomsbury
    Autobiography of the South African singer. S/hand hardback book with dust cover
    Stevie WonderBy John Swenson
    Great pics and bio! Secondhand paperback in great condition
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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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    Aretha Franklin: Motown Superstar(African-American Biographies) by Silvia Anne SheaferEnslow Publishers
    Secondhand hardback book in good condition
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    African Pop: Goodtime Kingsby Billy BergmanBlandford
    Excellent book covering fela, King Sunny Ade, Manu Dibango, Franco, Olatunji and more. Sections include Highlife, AfroBeat, Juju, Griots and more. Good...
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      Out-of-print paperback. in good condition
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    A Joyful Noise: Celebration of New Orleans Musicby Michael P. SmithTaylor Publishing
    Original out of print secondhand book in very good condition (as new) - very groovy New Orleans book by photographer Michael P. Smith - signed by the photogrpaher
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      Original out of print secondhand book in very good condition (as new), signed by the author
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