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    ZiggyologyA Brief History of Ziggy StardustEbury Press
    It was the greatest invention in the history of pop music – the rock god who came from the stars – which struck a young David Bowie like a lightning...
    David BowieA LifeWindmill Books
    Drawn from a series of conversations between David Bowie and Dylan Jones across three decades, together with over 180 interviews with friends, rivals,...
    Shoe DogA Memoir by the Creator of NIKESimon & Schuster UK
    A memoir rich with insight, humour and hard-won wisdom, this book is also studded with lessons - about building something from scratch, overcoming adversity,...
    Lipstick TracesA Secret History of the Twentieth CenturyFaber & Faber
    In Lipstick Traces, Greil Marcus's classic book on punk, Dadaism, the situationists, medieval heretics and the Knights of the Round Table (amongst others),...
    Life With Picassoby Francoise GilotVirago
    Francoise Gilot was a young painter in Pasis when she first met Picasso - he was sixty-two and she was twenty-one. During the following ten years they...
    The Jacksons LegacyFrom the Family ArchivesThames & Hudson Ltd
    The Jacksons: Legacy is the first ever official book on the the Royal Family of Pop. This major volume reveals the untold, unseen and utterly unforgettable...
    The Music Industry RawPirates, Clubs, House and GarageAuthorHouse
    What you will go onto read is a part biography, part dissection and part educational book that start's at the very beginning with a young boy who was inspired...
    Voguing: Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92Photographs and interviews by Chantal Regnault, Introduction by Tim LawrenceSoul Jazz Books
    BACK IN PRINT!!! The ESSENTIAL book about Voguing featuring 200+ photographs, interviews and text on the LEGENDS of the House Ballroom Scene of New York...
    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)£29.99
      76 page hardcover graphic novel.
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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...
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    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"....
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    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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    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...
    • Magazine (500g)£12.99
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    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...
    • Book (1.5kg)£24.99 £12.00
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    Aretha: The Queen of SoulA Life in PhotographsSterling
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - that's £10 OFF!!! NUFF PIX! Loads and loads of amazing photographs by Meredith Ochs documenting...
    PrinceA Private ViewSt Martins Press
    SUPERB USA HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF RRP - THAT's £14 OFF!!!! NOT AVAILABLE NEW ON AMAZON & A BARGAIN! Introduced by Beyonce, wicked rare pix and text...
    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....
    • Book (650g)£14.99
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    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...
    • Book (650g)£21.99 £10.00
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    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...
    • Book (950g)£13.99 £8.00
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    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...
    • Book (350g)£13.99 £6.99
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    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...
    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...
    • Book (1.2kg)£25.00
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    The DozensA History Of Rap's MamaOxford University Press
    Elijah Wald's book looks at the tradition of African American street rhyming and verbal combat that ruled urban neighborhoods long before rap: the viciously...
    • Book (500g)£10.00
      New book
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    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
      100% guarantee on this and all original books at Sounds of the Universe.
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    Who Are We - And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?by Gary YoungePenguin
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Secondhand paperback book
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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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    BackstreetsJunglist by Two Fingers and James T. KirkBoxtree
    Junglist massive!!! 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
    • Original Book (200g)£20.00
      Original rare secondhand book in good condition
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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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    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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