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    The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
    Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!
    • Original Book (400g)£50.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, some ageing, protective plastic covering removed from cover, crisp book no creasing
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    Disco PatrickThe Bootleg Guide To: Disco Acetates, Funk, Rap and Disco MedleysDisco Patrick
    BACK IN STOCK!! This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl medleys releases between...
    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
    • Original Book (1kg)£50.00
      USA out of print original hardback in good condition w/dustjacket, has sticker on back of dustjacket
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    Jah Music The Evolution of the Popular Jamaican Song (1983) by Sebastian ClarkeHeineman
    Killer out-of-print rare book about reggae. Well written, nice pics, WICKED!
    • Original Book (400g)£30.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, no creasing, minor edge/spine wear - a fine copy!
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    The RastafariansBy Leonard E. BarrettBeacon Press
    The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots of protest go back to the seventeenth-century maroon societies of escaped...
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    • Original Book (350g)£20.00
      original = paperback in good condition , name written inside, difft earlier cover (see below)
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    All Crews: Journey's Through Jungle/Drum & Bass CultureBy Brian Belle-FortuneVision Publishing
    Killer book on the evolution of Jungle and Drum and Bass in the UK. The raves, the shops, the djs, the mcs. Essential! "The Definitive book on Jungle"....
    Soul Sacrifice : The Santana Storyby Simon LongFire Fly
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback book in good condition
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    Abdul Qadim HaqqThe Book of Drexciya Vol.1Tresor
    The Drexciyan journey’s continuation with the release of 'The Book Of Drexciya, Vol. 1', a graphic novel which covers the first 5 vivid chapters of this...
    • Book (650g)£28.99
      76 page hardcover graphic novel.
      Expected 29 MayPreorder
    WaxPoeticsWaxPoetics Journal 68Wax Poetics
    'WaxPoetics Journal' series is back with its 68th edition! Features include Digable Planets (cover), P.M. Dawn, with other contents covering British synth-pop...
    HellraisersA Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal MayhemRace Point Publishing
    HARD AND HEAVY USA IMPORT HARDBACK. £13 OFF - that's more than 50% OFF RETAIL PRICETake a journey through the history of metal music from its earliest...
    Aretha: The Queen of SoulA Life in PhotographsSterling
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    Willie NelsonAmerican IconSterling
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA INPORT HARDBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF - that's £13 OFF!!! Willie Nelson - award-winning country-music superstar, author, poet,...
    The Kingdom of ZydecoBy Michael Tisserand
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF RETAIL PRICE. CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map....
    Lennon On LennonConversations with John LennonOmnibus Press
    BIG PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!! THAT's £9 OFF!!!'Lennon on Lennon' is an annotated, fact-checked, chronologically arranged anthology of some of John...
    Black Power 50Edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi WoodwardForeword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
    OVER 50% OFF! WICKED USA large format paperback - nice pix, loads of textBlack Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion...
    Shock and AweGlam Rock and its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First CenturyFaber & Faber
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 600+ PAGES! £6 OFF LIST PRICE MORE THAN 40% OFF GLAM! In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds explores this most decadent of genres...
    Roots, Radicals & RockersHow Skiffle Changed the WorldBy Billy BraggFaber & Faber
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE. THAT's £10 OFF!!!Emerging from the jazz clubs of the early '50s, skiffle - a uniquely British take...
    Led Zeppelin on Led ZeppelinInterviews and EncountersOmnibus Press
    BIG PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!! THAT's £9 OFF!!!In a series of more than 50 interviews that span seven decades, many never before seen in print, this...
    Gotta Go Gotta FlowLife, Love, and Lust on Chicago's South Side From the SeventiesCity Files Press
    DELUXE IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER £20 OFF - MORE THAN 60% OFF. A GREAT BOOKAWESOME BACK - wicked photos Chicago black club life in the 1970s. Accompanied...
    Old Records Never DieOne Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His PastPlume Books
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!! Your worst nightmare! ... In this memoir of one man's search for his lost record collection, journalist Eric Spitznagel...
    One Chord WondersPower and Meaning in Punk RockPM Press
    USA PAPERBACK BOOK!!! 50% OFF!!!!!One Chord Wonders was the first full-length study of the glory years of British punk rock. The book argues that one of...
    Burning Down The HausPunk Rock, Revolution and the Fall of the Berlin WallDialogue Books
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK. £14 OFF!!!! THAT"S OVER 50 % DISCOUNT!!! It began with a handful of East Berlin teens who heard the Sex Pistols on a British...
    JoniThe AnthologyPicaador
    Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In collecting materials long unavailable, rare, or otherwise difficult to find,...
    Once Upon A TimeThe Lives of Bob DylanPegasus
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. £5 OFF!!Half a century ago, a youth appeared from the American hinterland and began a cultural revolution. The world is still...
    FearlessThe Making of Post-RockJawebone
    NEW IMPORT USA PAPERBACK 50% PRICE Kieran Hebden/Four Tet, Tortoise, Mogwai, Slint, Sigur Ros, Godspeed You Black Emeperor et al - read the story of a...
    HankThe Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank WilliamsLiveright
    IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF RRP!!! THAT's £12 OFF!!After he died in the back seat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine, Hank Williams a...
    Cutting EdgeThe Story of the Beatles' 5 HairdresserAlma Books
    USA PAPERBACK IMPORT BACK. ONLY a FIVER! That's 50% OFF!!!The Beatles' hair changed the world. As their increasingly wild, untamed manes grew, to the horror...
    Bob Marley and the WailersThe Ultimate Illustrated HistoryVoyageur
    BIG, BIG DELUXE HEAVY HARDBACK BOOK NUFF PIX and TEXT. 40% OFF THAT's £10 OFF!!! Illustrated with photos and memorabilia from all phases of their journey,...
    SeenBlack Style UKBooth Clibborn Editiions
    This volume explores the immeasurable impact of Black subculture on British streets, dance floors, wardrobes and beauty parlours over the past three...
    The Can Bookby Pascal BussySAF Publishing
    Rare out of print book on the Cansters
    • Original Book (400g)£40.00
      Original secondhand book in great condition
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    Stranger in a Strange Landby Gary YoungeThe New Press
    • Original Book (400g)£7.00
      Secondhand USA paperback book
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    Frank Sinatra: Night and Dayby Fred Dellar and Mal PeacheyChameleon
    • Original Book (1kg)£10.00
      Large format hardback book w/dustjacket
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    The Crest And The HideBy Harold CourlanderCoward, McCann & Geoghegan
    • Original Book (300g)£20.00
      Second-hand hardback, in great condition ex-library with stamps, dustjacket plastic covered
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    The Big Band Almanacby Leo WalkerA Da Capo Paperback
    With more than 500 pictures, & extensive entries on more than 350 orchestras, this complete coverage of black and white bands, from the almost-forgotten...
    • Original Book (1.2kg)£10.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback
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    Duke Ellington in Person:by Mercer EllingtonHutchinson
    • Original Book (600g)£15.00
      UK 1st edn hardback w/dust jacket in good condition
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    Soul Rebels The RastafariBy William F Lewis
    Very good book about Rastafarianism. Nice case studies of different ways of like in Jamaica and USA. Secondhand out of print USA paperback book in ok...
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Original secondhand USA paperback
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    David Redfern's jazz albumEel Pie
    Great photos
    • Original Book (1kg)£12.00
      Secondhand large format hardback book w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Rap Attack 2African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail (1991)
    The roots of rap music are traced from video arcades to bebop, and crucial influences such as prison and army songs, West African chants and tap dancing...
    • Original Book (500g)£30.00
      s/hand out-of-print paperback book in good condition
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    Duke Ellington and His World: A Biographyby A.H. LawrenceRoutledge
    Excellent hardback book
    • Original Book (1kg)£15.00
      Like new secondhand first edition hardback USA book
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    Aaron Copland His Life & Timesby Arnold DobrinThomas Y. Crowell Company
    First edition hardback, w dustjacket plastic covered, nice
    DJ Handbook by Charles Slaneyby Charles SlaneyPC Publishing
    • Original Book (250g)£10.00
      secondhand paperback book in good condition
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    Another Day in the Death of Americaby Gary YoungeFaber And Faber
    Ex-library w/stamps secondhand book
    Miles Davis: An Impact Biographyby George R. CrispGrolier
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      Out of print secondhand paperback book
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    Miles' Diary: Life of Miles Davis 1947-1961by Ken Vail
    Good book!
    • Original Book (700g)£12.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
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    Louis Armstrong : An Extravagant Life: An Extraordinary Lifeby Laurence BergreenHarper Collins
    Big and thorough book!
    • Original Book (1kg)£20.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback book in good condition small tear to dust jacket and handwritten inscription inside page
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    Dizzy GillespieBy Raymond HorricksSpellmount
    Nice small out of print secondhand hardback book in good condition
    Dialogues in Swing: Intimate Conversations with the Stars of the Big Band Eraby Artie ShawPathfinder
    • Original Book (350g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
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    Jazz and Big Band Quizby HumphreyBatsford
    Oh yes
    • Original Book (500g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback book
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    Factory RecordsThe Complete Graphic AlbumThames & Hudson
    Between 1978 and 1992, Factory was one of the most important record labels in Britain. It launched the careers of Joy Division, New Order and the Happy...