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    Tin Pan AlleyThe Rise of Elton JohnSoundcheck Books
    60% OFF USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK!With first-hand accounts from the people who knew him best, this book details Sir Elton's formative years: from training...
    The Jesus and Mary ChainBarbed Wire KissesPolygon
    60% OFF USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!!! This book is the fierce, frank and funny tale of the Jesus and Mary Chain, told by the band members and their associates...
    Do Not Sell At Any PriceThe Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm RecordsScribner
    60% OFF USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! Before MP3s, CDs, and cassette tapes, even before LPs or 45s, the world listened to music on fragile, 10-inch shellac...
    Dub : Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in ReggaeBy Michael E. VealWesleyan University Press
    USA IMPORTGreat book on Dub. Michael Veal has also written an excellent book on Fela Kuti and wrote the sleevenotes for Studio One Dub 2 on Soul Jazz...
    Highlife Saturday NightPopular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana
    WICKED BOOK! USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana-when musicians took to the stage...
    LeewayLee Morgan Discography
    Excellent discography on man like Lee Morgan, every record session! "Roger Wernboe has done Jazz scholars, fans, and collectors a great favor. Thanks...
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      Out of print RARE paperback book. NEW, SEALED OPENED ONCE
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    Elvis CostelloUnfaithful Music & Disappearing InkBlue Rider Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF!!Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic...
    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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    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 Record Players:The Story Of Dance Music Told By History's Greatest DJsBy Bill Brewster and Frank BroughtonVirgin Books
    OVER 50% OFF USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 450+ PAGES - Wicked!From the writers of 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life', Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton have come...
    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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    The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe Incomplete, Year-By-Year, Selectively Quirky, Prime Facts Edition Prime Publications
    Lots of New Orleans pix and info - Meters etc. USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK £5 only! 66% OFF!The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is among the largest...
    Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Businessby Fredric DannenVintage
    seminal text on music biz mafia
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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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    Jerry Lee LewisHis Own StoryHarper
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 66% OFF!!! A KILLER FROM THE KILLER! Jerry Lee Lewis has lived an extraordinary life. He gave rock and roll its devil's edge...
    Lick MeHow I Became Cherry VanillaChicago Review Press
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    All Hopped Up And Ready To GoMusic From The Streets Of New York 1927-1977W.W.Norton
    WICKED BOOK - 400+ pages USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFFWow! An incredibly thorough, 450 page history of New York's various music scenes, ranging from Mario...
    Up From The Cradle Of JazzNew Orleans Music Since World War IILafayette
    100% essential seminal book on the evolution of New Orleans music featuring Professor Longhair, The Meters, Eddie Bo and, well, anyone who's anyone in...
    You Don't Own MeThe Life and Times of Lesley GoreBackbeat Books
    'It's My Party" ... USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF! Assembled over five years of research and interviews, this is the first and long overdue biography...
    Jean-Michel BasquiatFondation Louis VuittonEditions Gallimard
    This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton, labelled "the definitive exhibition" by its curator, brings together 100 of...
    ColtraneGraphic Novel by Paolo ParisiJonathan Cape
    Juxtaposing scenes from Coltrane's personal life - his military career, addictions, political activism and love affairs - against snapshots of his major...
    Total RecordsPhotography and the Art of the Album CoverAperture
    A compendium of electrifying images and the albums they grace.
    Keith HaringPostersPrestel
    Bursting with color and featuring Keith Haring s powerful messages, this collection of posters includes insightful commentary and dazzling reproductions....
    Andy WarholThe Complete Commissioned Record CoversPrestel
    This stunning volume reproduces all of the album covers, front and back, that Warhol designed over four decades. Hundreds of additional contextual illustrations...
    Keith HaringThe Political LinePrestel
    Accompanying a major exhibition at the de Young museum in San Francisco, this book features more than 130 works of art, including large-scale paintings...
    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
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      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
    • Original Book (1kg)£7.99
      Secondhand hardback book, some creasing to dustjacket, in good condition
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    Derek JarmanA BiographyUniversity of Minnesota Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 65% OFF Original price Taken decade by decade, Derek Jarman's life is a virtual encapsulation of the social and cultural history of the...
    Kickstart My HeartA Motley Crue Day-by-DayBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT LARGE FORMAT HARDBACK BOOK OVER £20 OFF!!Kickstart My Heart: A Motley Crue Day-by-Day is an exciting chronology that celebrates in innovative...
    CherAll I Really Want to DoBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF !!!!!Beginning with her breakthrough alongside husband Sonny Bono in the '60s, it takes in the high highs-and low lows-of the '70s,...
    PrinceChaos, Disorder, and RevolutionBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF !!!!! "Prince: Life and Times" is an authoritative chronicle of his career to date, covering every album, every movie, and every...
    TambúCuraçao's African-Caribbean Ritual and the Politics of MemoryIndiana University Press
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! DEEP STUFF! As contemporary Tambú music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, it intertwined sacred...
    Jelly Roll, Bix, and HoagyGennett Records and the Rise of America's Musical GrassrootsIndiana University Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 50% OFF !!!!! In this newly revised and expanded edition of Jelly Roll, Bix, and Hoagy, Rick Kennedy shares anecdotes from musicians,...
    Good VibrationsMy Life as a Beach BoyBlue Rider Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 66% OFF Original price Mike Love is a founding member, lyricist and vocalist of The Beach Boys. In Good Vibrations, Mike Love...
    Mr. BThe Music and Life of Billy EckstineHal Leonard
    USA IMPORT BOOK 66% OFF !!!!! A champion of civil rights, Eckstine fought all his life for recognition and respect in his quest to become America's first...
    Sweet DreamsThe World of Patsy ClineUniversity of Illinois Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF Original price Bringing together noted authorities on Patsy Cline and country music, Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy...
    Boys in the TreesA Memoir by Carly SimonFlatiron Books
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF !!!!! Carly Simon is a household name. She was a staple of the '70s and '80s Billboard charts and was famously married...
    RootsAlex HaleyDa Capo Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF Original price "Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure, four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia, West...
    Parallel LivesCharles Ives and Aaron Copland: A Portrait of Two American ComposersAmadeus Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF Original price + FREE CD! This book explains in vivid picturesque detail why we still listen with admiration to the work of these...
    Time and a WordThe Yes StorySoundcheck books
    OVER 50% OFF!!This book follows the tried and trusted Timeline format, with key events from the birth of Jon Anderson (1944) to the present day. Recorded...
    Voguing: Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92Photographs and interviews by Chantal Regnault, Introduction by Tim LawrenceSoul Jazz Books
    Very limited offer! £5 off RRP + get a FREE large poster (50 x 70cm, folded)! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BACK...
    Lindo Sonho Delirante 100 Psychedelic Records from Brazil (1968-1975) VOL 2by Bento AraujoPoeira Press
    Second volume of this killer book direct from Brazil!!! Wicked new Brazilian book featuring 100 post-Tropicalia and 70s Brazil records -with original...