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    WaxPoeticsWaxPoetics Special European Collector's EditionWax Poetics
    This Collector's Edition features classic articles (inc Melvin Bliss & Gary Bartz) from the Wax Poetics vaults plus new words about the ever-growing London...
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      128 pages in colour print.
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    You're Entitled to an Opinion ... (Tony Wilson bio)By David NolanJohn Blake
    Biography of ex-Factory Records boss. S/hand hardback ex-library w/stamps
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      Original secondhand book in good condition ex library with stamps
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    The Walls Of JerichoBlack Classics By Rudolph FisherThe X Press
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      Original secondhand book in OKcondition
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    Rap Music And The Poetics Of IdentityBy Adam KrimsCambridge
    This is the first book to explain how rap is put together musically. Whereas popular music scholarship tends to dismiss music analysis as of limited value,...
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    Evil EyeBy Two FingersBoxtree
    One of a hard-edged fiction series featuring the lives of a group of London street youths. Jalen Rose, the new Marvin Gaye, is bringing back the days of...
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      Original secondhand book in OKish condition
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    Hear Me Talkin' To YaNat Shapiro and Nat HentoffSouvenir Press
    Classic book - recommended!s/hand paperback
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      s/hand paperback
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    Sambaby Barbara BrowningIndiana University Press
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      Original secondhand USA paperback in good cond
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    Virgin Encyclopedia of Eighties Musicby Colin LarkinVirgin
    A very good overview of the best available music of the eighties. It is a very authoritative and comprehensive overview of that decade.
    • Original Book (1.1kg)£9.00
      Original secondhand UK paperback Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover.
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    Life and Food in the Caribbeanby Cristine MackieWeidenfeld & Nicholson
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      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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    Broussard's Restaurant Cookbookby Gunter Preusspelican
    Hmmm... Creative Creole cuisine in an elegant restaurant. Historic architecture of New Orleans and a passion for life's finer elements come together at...
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      Original secondhand USA hardback. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover.
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    Ray Charles: Man and Music,by MICHAEL LYDONPayback Press
    Ray Charles: Man and Music is a complete biography of this seminal singer/pianist who has been active on the American music scene since the mid-'50s. Originally...
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      Original secondhand UK hardback
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    In The Spiritby Michael P Smith
    Wicked New Orleans pix!
    Stockhausen; conversations with the composerby Mya TannenbaumOxford
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      Original secondhand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good cond
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    Nightshiftby Pete McKennaS.T. Publishing
    Pete McKenna's story of growing up in a world of Blackpool rock, gleaming scooters, and northern soul music moves along with all theamphetamine-fuelled...
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      Original secondhand UK paperback, bit of wear
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    The Jamaican Economyby Ransford W PalmerPraeger
    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    Beyond the Dragon's Mouth: Stories And Piecesby Shiva NaipaulAbacus
    A TRINIDAD CHILDHOOD about the writer's youth in Trinidad in the West Indies. He is of Indian ancestry-a Hindu.
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal secondhand UK paperback
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    Recipes from an Old New Orleans Kitchenby Suzanne OrmondPelican
    Spiral bound - nice! Secondhand book in good cond
    Black Poets and Prophetsby Woodie King and Earl AnthonyMentor
    Rare small hardback book, ex-library w/stamps
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      Original secondhand USA hardback in good cond
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    BackstreetsJunglist by Two Fingers and James T. KirkBoxtree
    Oh yes .. coming of age (sort of) novel set against backdrop of early jungle! 'The lost history of drum and bass'. From Rage to Ministry
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    Synthesizer and Electronic Keyboard Handbookby David CrombiePan Books
    Groovy secondhand book in good condition
    Immigration Law HandbookA Comprehensive Guide To Immigration Law And Practice By Clare ShortHandsworth Law Centre
    Depressingly what goes around comes around
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      Original secondhand pamphlet in good condition
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    Giants of Black Musicby Pauline Rivelli & Robert LevinA Dacapo
    Original 1970 Interviews with Alice Coltrane, Horace Tapscott, John Coltrane, Leon Thomas, Gary Bartz and more! Beat that!
    • Original Book (250g)£10.00
      Original USA paperback in fair condition only, spine damage, creasing
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    An Adventure in Caribbean Cuisineby Caribbean Association of Home EconomistsMacmillian
    • Original Book (800g)£8.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback
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    Black Music in America: A History Through Its Peopleby James HaskinsHarper Collins
    USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps in good condition
    The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
    Secondhand USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic ex-library w/stamps
    Gumbo Ya-Ya: Folk Tales of Louisianaby Saxon Dreyer & TallantPelican
    This book is cool! "The living folklore of Louisiana returns in this new edition of the classic long considered the finest collection of Louisiana folk...
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA paperback in good condition, inscription inside page
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    Keep On PushingBlack Power Music From Blues To Hip-Hop By Denise SullivanLawrence Hill Books
    The marriage of music and social change didn't originate with the movements for civil rights and Black Power in the 1950s and 1960s, but never before and...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library
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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
    s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
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      s/hand paperback original in good condition bit of creasing
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    Beneath the Underdog by Charles Mingusby Charles MingusPenguin
    Nice early Penguin copy
    • Original Book (200g)£15.00
      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK paperback in good condition, minor creasing
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    The Beatles A to Zby Goldie FriedeEyre Methuen
    Large format secondhand paperback book some ageing 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
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    The Reggae Filesby Gordon CveticHansib Publishling
    Interviews with Marley, Perry, Dennis Bovell, Mikey Dread, Sly Dunbad and more. Out of print secondhand book in good condition
    Yes Yes Y'all: The Experience Music Project Oral History of Hip Hop's First Decadeby Jim Fricke and Charlie AhearnThe Perseus Press
    WICKED oral history of early rap. Essential! Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
    Stars of Soul and Rhythm and Bluesby Lee HildebrandBillboard Hitmakers
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      Secondhand book in good condition,
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    The Handsworth Timesby Sharon DuggalBluemoose
    It is 1981, factories are closing, unemployment is high, the NF are marching and the neglected inner cities are ablaze as riots breakout across Thatcher’s’...
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    PrivilegeCooking In The CaribbeanMacMillan Caribbean
    Funky cookbook on the Caribbean tip! S/hand hardback book
    Shifting TidesCuban Photography After the RevolutionMerrell Publishers
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
    East Indian Music In The West IndiesTan-Singing, Chutney And The Making Of Indo-Caribbean Culture By Peter ManuelTemple University Press
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      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library with stamps/stickers. Includes CD
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    The BerimbauSoul Of Brazilian MusicUniversity Press Of Mississippi
    The berimbau, a musical bow, is most commonly associated with the energetic martial art/dance/game of capoeira. This study explores the berimbau's stature...
    JerkBarbecue From Jamaica (1990)The Crossing Press
    Here's a review! "My husband and I have tried numerous recipies from this cookbook and each one has turned out 100% successful!! Helen has captured the...
    SaltBy Earl LovelaceFaber and Faber
    Earl Lovelace was born in Toco, Trinidad, and has spent most of his life on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. His books include While Gods Are Falling,...
    Lovers and StrangersAn Immigrant History of Post-War BritainPenguin
    Drawing on an amazing array of unusual and surprising sources, Clair Wills' wonderful new book brings to life the incredible diversity and strangeness...
    Soviet Bus StopsBy Christopher HerwigFuel
    Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these...
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    The Habanero Cookbookby Dave DeWitt & Nancy GerlachTen Speed Press
    Nice!s/hand paperback book.
    You Better Work! Underground Dance Music In New YorkKai FikentscherNew England
    Oh yes! A little gem of a book - For anyone interested in Larry Levan, Francois K, Danny Tenaglia, Claussel, Krivit, Louie Vega, Frankie Knucles, Vinyl...
    Mother CountryReal Stories of the Windrush ChildrenHeadline
    For the pioneers of the Windrush generation, Britain was 'the Mother Country'. They made the long journey across the sea, expecting to find a place where...
    A Taste Of CubaRecipes From The Cuban-American CommunityPlume
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      Original USA paperback bit of wear
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    Own LabelSainsbury’s Design Studio: 1962 - 1977Fuel
    Produced in collaboration with the Sainsbury family and The Sainsbury Archive, the book reveals an astonishing and exhaustive body of work. A unique insight...
    Soviet AsiaSoviet Modernist Architecture in Central AsiaFuel
    Soviet Asia explores the Soviet modernist architecture of Central Asia. Italian photographers Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego crossed the former Soviet...
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    Russian Criminal Tattoo EncyclopaediaVolume IFuel
    The photographs, drawings and texts published in this book are part of a collection of more than 3000 tattoos accumulated over a lifetime by prison attendant...
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