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    Bob Marley: Lick It BackThe Jamaican Vinyl StoryBob MarleyJeremy Collingwood
    Awesome new hardback book about Bob Marley's early days - Studio One, Lee Perry, Tuff Gong - all pre-Island. 1000s of Jamaican vinyl! Not just Bob, also...
    Stranger in a Strange Landby Gary YoungeThe New Press
    • Original Book (400g)£7.00
      Secondhand USA paperback book
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    Bass, Mids, TopsAn Oral History of Sound System CultureBy Joe Muggs & Brian David StevensStrange Attractor
    KILLER new book! An oral history of the UK’s soundsystem culture, featuring interviews with MALA, Dennis Bovell, SKREAM, Youth, Norman Jay, Krust, Dego...
    • Book (1.1kg)£25.00
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    Billie Holiday: Wishing On The Moonby Donald ClarkePenguin
    • Original Book (350g)£7.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
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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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    Set the Boy Free: The Autobiographyby Johnny MarrCentury
    • Original Book (900g)£10.00
      Like new Secondhand hardback book in good condition (small sticker on side)
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    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
    • Original Book (1kg)£40.00
      USA out of print original paperback in good condition
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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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    Reggae BloodlinesIn Search of the Music and Culture of JamaicaHeineman (1981)
    Very groovy 1981 edition of this great reggae book with lots of text and WICKED photos. s/hand out of print large format paperback (different cover)
    • Original Book (700g)£18.00
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    History of HouseChris KempsterSanctuary Publishing Ltd.
    Includes interviews with Lil Louis, Marshall Jefferson, Larry Heard, Derrick May, Carl Craig, Juan Atkins and more.Rare book! ESSENTIAL HISTORY! 
    • Original Book (900g)£30.00
      Secondhand paperback 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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    Rave CultureAn Insider's OverviewSmallfry Press
    Out-of-print USA Second-hand paperback in good condition
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      Out of stock
    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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    Daft Punk: A Trip Inside the Pyramidby Dino SantorelliOmnibus Press
    • Original Book (900g)£6.00
      Secondhand hardback book no dustjacket
      Out of stock
    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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    In the Fascist Bathroom: writings on Punk 1977-1992by Greil MarcusViking
    • Original Book (650g)£8.00
      secondhand hardback book in good cond
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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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    The Will To Swing by Oscar Petersonby Oscar PetersonMacmillan
    • Original Book (700g)£15.00
      UK first edition hardback in good cond with dustjacket
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    The Axeman's Jazz (City Blues Quartet)by Ray CelestinPan Books
    Groovy novel set in New Orleans around New Orleans music scene in 1920 - well good
    • Original Book (350g)£6.00
      Secondhand paperback book
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    Dizzy GillespieBy Raymond HorricksSpellmount
    Nice small out of print secondhand hardback book in good condition
    The Rough Guide to House Musicby Sean BidderRough Guides Ltd
    Mini-book. Secondhand out of print
    Soul Sacrifice : The Santana Storyby Simon LongFire Fly
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback book in good condition
      Out of stock
    Dancing In LondonDine & Dance, Disco, Hostess Clubs, Cabaret...New English Library
    Very groovy little book about the disco night life in London from the 1970s. Handy tips on 'car parking near the disco', prices of drinks, clientele. Good...
    • Original Book (200g)£25.00
      Hard to find Second-hand paperback in good condition

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    Empire Windrush: Fifty Years Of Writing About Black BritainEdited by Onyekachi Wambu, Preface by E.R. BraithwaiteGollancz
    Afro-Caribbean writers. ExcellentGreat book introduced by E.R.Braithwaite (who wrote the original To Sir With Love about a black teacher in Britain), this...
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      Secondhand out-of-print 400+ page paperback 'gently used'
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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)£25.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition some wear/ageing
      Out of stock
    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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    MI Revalueshanary Fren: Selected Poemsby Linton Kwesi JohnsonPenguin
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Out of print edition secondhand book
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    Joni MitchellMorning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs & DrawingsCanongate
    In 1971, as her groundbreaking album Blue emerged as a singular commercial and critical success around the world, Joni Mitchell puzzled over what gift...
    • Book (1.2kg)£30.00
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    Deborah Harry: Platinum BlondeAndre Deutsch
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback
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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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    The EmperorDownfall Of An AutocratPenguin
    After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and...
    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...
    Coltrane - The Story Of A SoundBen Ratliff
    Description: No other jazz musician has proved so inspirational and so fascinating as Coltrane. Ben Ratliff, jazz critic for the New York Times, has...
    Ella: The Life and Times of Ella Fitzgeraldby Sid ColinElm Tree Books
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback book in good condition plastic covered
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    Maurice WhiteMy Life With Earth, Wind & FireAmistad
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF! My Life with Earth Wind, and Fire is an intimate, moving, and beautiful memoir from a man whose creativity and...
    Grime KidsThe Inside Story of the Global Grime TakeoverTrapeze
    A group of kids in the 2000s had a dream to make their voice heard - and this book documents their seminal impact on today's pop culture.
    Sonny Rollins: The Cutting Edgeby Richard PalmerContinuum
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Secondhand paperback book in good condition
      Out of stock
    Beastie Boys BookMichael Diamond/Adam HorovitzFaber & Faber
    Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the...
    Spider From MarsMy Life with BowieBy Woody WoodmanseySidgwick & Jackson
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! In 1970 David Bowie and his bass player Tony Visconti had some ideas for a new sound that could...
    Being ElvisA Lonely LifeOrion books
    WICKED USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! BEING ELVIS takes a clear-eyed look at the most-loved entertainer ever, and finds an unusual boy...