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    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 jazz scene and loads more in full, glorious colour print!
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      128 pages in colour print.
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    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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    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, Krims argues that it can be crucial to cultural theory. It brings together perspectives from music theory, musicology, cultural studies, critical theory, and communications.
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    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 soul. A streetwise music-industry photographer wants to promote him, but Rose doesn't want publicity - he has a secret which he wants to keep.
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      Original secondhand book in OKish condition
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    Classic book - recommended!s/hand paperback
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      s/hand paperback
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    Out of print first edition paperback in good cond
     
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      Original secondhand USA paperback in good cond
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    A very good overview of the best available music of the eighties. It is a very authoritative and comprehensive overview of that decade.
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      Original secondhand UK paperback Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover.
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    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand USA paperback funky cookery book
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    Hmmm... Creative Creole cuisine in an elegant restaurant. Historic architecture of New Orleans and a passion for life's finer elements come together at Broussard's. Presented are delectable recipes from one of the city's culinary treasures intertwined with the history of this New Orleans' landmark.
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    Wicked New Orleans pix!
     
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Original secondhand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good cond
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    The Jamaican economy in 1968
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      Original secondhand UK hardback no dustjacket
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    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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    Spiral bound - nice! Secondhand book in good cond
    Rare small hardback book, ex-library w/stamps
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    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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    Groovy secondhand book in good condition
     
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback
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    USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps in good condition
    Secondhand USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic ex-library w/stamps
    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 never again was the relationship between the two so dynamic. In Keep On Pushing , author Denise Sullivan presents the voices of musician-activists from this pivotal era and the artists who followed...
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    s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
    • Original Book (300g)£12.00
      s/hand paperback original in good condition bit of creasing
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    Nice early Penguin copy
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK paperback in good condition, minor creasing
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    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 not happy' money-back guarantee!
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    Interviews with Marley, Perry, Dennis Bovell, Mikey Dread, Sly Dunbad and more. Out of print secondhand book in good condition
    WICKED oral history of early rap. Essential! Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
     
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      Secondhand book in good condition,
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    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’ fractured Britain. The Agarwals are facing their own personal nightmare but their pain is eased by family, friendships and a community that refuses to disappear. THE HANDSWORTH TIMES is a book...
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    Funky cookbook on the Caribbean tip! S/hand hardback book
    Nice Cuban photogrpahy post 59. Large format hardback book. Dustjacket, good condition
     
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      Original secondhand book in good condition ex-library with stamps/stickers. Includes CD
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    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 from the 1950s to the present in diverse musical genres including bossa nova, samba-reggae, MPB (Popular Brazilian Music), electronic dance music, Brazilian art music, and more. Berimbau music spans...
    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 true taste and flavor of the Caribbean with each and every recipe in this cookbook! This is our favorite cookbook!! We highly recommend her recipe for Dry Jerk Seasoning on Page 16!!!!! If you try her...
    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, the Caribbean classic The Dragon Can't Dance, and Salt. Description: After 19 years of teaching his pupils to emigrate, Alford George, elitist schoolteacher turned populist politician, is forced...
    Drawing on an amazing array of unusual and surprising sources, Clair Wills' wonderful new book brings to life the incredible diversity and strangeness of the migrant experience. She introduces us to lovers, scroungers, dancers, homeowners, teachers, drinkers, carers and many more to show the opportunities and excitement as much as the humiliation and...
    Nice!s/hand paperback book.
    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 Mania Records, The Paradise Garage. "You Better Work!" is one of the first detailed studies of underground dance music, a phenomenon that has its roots in the overlap and cross-fertilization of African...
    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 they would be be welcomed with open arms; a land in which you were free to build a new life, eight thousand miles away from home. This remarkable book explores the reality of their experiences, and...
    Wicked!
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    Produced in collaboration with the Sainsbury family and The Sainsbury Archive, the book reveals an astonishing and exhaustive body of work. A unique insight into what and how we ate, the packaging is presented using both scanned original flat packets and photographic records made at the time by the design team.
     
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    • Original Book (700g)£25.00
      Original USA first edition ex-library hardback with stamps, plastic covered
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    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
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    Oh yes - now u too can be a music biz insider!
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    • Original Book (800g)£20.00
      Original USA out of print edition paperback, wear to top of spine, ageing.
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    • Original Book (400g)£12.00
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    Rare USA paperback
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA paperback some wear to cover/yellowing to paper
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    • Original Book (400g)£6.00
      Sleeve condition: VG-Original UK original paperback small tear at top front
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