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    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 City 1989-92. Introductory essay is by Tim Lawrence, author of the seminal music books: 'Life and Death on The New York Dance Floor',‘Love Saves the Day: A History of American dance music culture,...
    Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!
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    BACK IN STOCK!! This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl medleys releases between 1974 and 1986. This book is disco Patrick's personal cumulative of 28 years of research and cataloguing from his record collection and collections from several DJ's and record producers all over the...
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
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    Killer out-of-print rare book about reggae. Well written, nice pics, WICKED!
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    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 slaves in Jamaica. Based on an extensive study of their history, their ideology, and their influence in Jamaica, 'The Rastafarians' is an important contribution to the sociology of religion and to our...
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    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". GROOVERIDER
     
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    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 roots with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath to its popular modern incarnations like experimental black metal, stoner doom, and djent. Get incredible looks at modern prog metal musicians tearing up the...
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA INPORT HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - that's £10 OFF!!! NUFF PIX! Loads and loads of amazing photographs by Meredith Ochs documenting the life of the undoubted Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin.
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    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. Stretching from the prairies of Louisiana to the oil towns of East Texas, it is ruled over by accordion-squeezing, washboard-wielding musicians such as Buckwheat Zydeco, Nathan Williams, Keith Frank,...
    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 Lennon's most illuminating and representative interviews. Also interspersed throughout the book are key quotes from dozens of additional Q&As. Together, this material paints a revealing picture of...
    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 that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United States, the movement spread like wildfire: high school and college youth organized black student unions; educators created...
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    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 on American folk and blues - caused a sensation among a generation of kids who had grown up during the dreary post-war years. These were Britain's first teenagers, looking for a music of their own...
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    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 by some super deep words and poems. This book rocks!Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next...
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    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 punk's most significant political achievements was to expose the operations of power in the British entertainment industries as they were thrown into confusion by the sound and the fury of musicians...
    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 military radio broadcast to troops in West Berlin, and it ended with the collapse of the East German dictatorship. Punk rock was a life-changing discovery: in an authoritarian state where the future...
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    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 coming to terms with what Bob Dylan accomplished in his artistic explosion upon popular culture. In 'Once Upon a Time', award-winning author Ian Bell draws together the tangled strands of the many...
    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 genre in the making - fascinating stuff! In 1994, the music critic Simon Reynolds coined a new term: post-rock. It was an attempt to give a narrative to music that used the tools of rock but did something...
    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 frail, flawed man who had become country music's first real star instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr. Having hit the heights with simple songs of despair, depression and tainted love, he would...
    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 of parents everywhere, they set off a cultural revolution as the most tangible symbol of the Sixties' psychedelic dream of peace, love and playful rebellion. In the midst of this epochal change...
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    This volume explores the immeasurable impact of Black subculture on British streets, dance floors, wardrobes and beauty parlours over the past three decades. It gives unique visual expression to the energy and innovation of a range of fashion trends and musical subcultures, including ragga, drum 'n' bass, house, and UK garage, through a wealth ...
    Rare out of print book on the Cansters
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    With more than 500 pictures, & extensive entries on more than 350 orchestras, this complete coverage of black and white bands, from the almost-forgotten Basie, Ellington, Miller, Shaw, and Dorsey. Large s/hand paperback. 
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    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 cond - has stickers on cover, notes inside
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    Great photos
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    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 are described. s/hand out-of-print gently used paperback book
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    Excellent hardback book
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    First edition hardback, w dustjacket plastic covered, nice
     
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    Good book!
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    Big and thorough book!
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    Description: No other jazz musician has proved so inspirational and so fascinating as Coltrane. Ben Ratliff, jazz critic for the New York Times, has written the first book to do justice to this great and controversial music pioneer. As well as an elegant narrative of Coltrane's life Ratliff does something incredibly valuable - he writes about the...
     
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