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    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 Marcia Griffiths, Peter Tosh et al - a superb book of rare pressings, great photos, flyers etc and loads of excellent writing - all beautifully put together by Jeremy Collingwood. 100% ESSENTIAL!
     
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    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
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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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    Groovy novel set in New Orleans around New Orleans music scene in 1920 - well good
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    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 book includes work from Sam Selvon, George Lamming, Paul Gilroy, Ben Okri, CLR James, Linton Kwesi Johnson and many more - definitely the A-team of
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    After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out surviving courtiers to tell their stories. Here, their eloquent and ironic voices depict the lavish, corrupt world they had known - from the rituals, hierarchies and intrigues at court to the...
    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 Mondays, to name but a few; it opened the legendary Haçienda club and Dry bar and it introduced to music the concept of high-quality, cutting-edge design. The visual languages developed alongside...
    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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    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 determination carried him to great success, and whose faith enabled him to savour every moment.
    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.
    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 first time in the words of the band. Adam "AD-ROCK" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond offer revealing and very funny accounts of their transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; their early...
    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 make the impact that Bowie's first two albums hadn't. Guitarist Mick Ronson suggested the drummer from his old band and Woody Woodmansey joined the team. This biography tells the story of his time recording...
    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 with a dazzling talent who grew up to change popular culture; a man who sold a billion records and had more hits than any other singer, but who became trapped by his own frailties in the loneliness...
    Originally published in 1971 as 'Black Nationalism And The Revolution In Music', and dedicated to both John Coltrane and Malcolm X, this expanded and revised edition contains the best-known interview with Coltrane as well as interviews with Elvin Jones and McCoy Tyner. Kofsky looks in depth at the classic Coltrane quartet, its anatomy and evolution,...
     
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    OVER 50 % OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! GREAT PIX!!!The Noughties saw the rise of a new generation of Club Kids following in the footsteps of their predecessors - the original Club Kids of New York City, who, in turn, had followed London's Blitz generation. In the early 1980s, the Blitz Club in London's Covent Garden became the focal point for an alternative...
    People Apart: 1950s Cape Town Revisited offers a rich and fascinating insight into South Africa at the very beginning of the apartheid era through Bryan Heseltine's previously unpublished photography of the early 1950s. Heseltine's work is replete with historical, social and political implications; yet, at the same time, these images transcend the purely...
    DELUXE HEAVY USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!!!!!John Cohen was a founding member of the New Lost City Ramblers, one of the American folk revival's most authentic and respected musical groups. In the 1960s he made a series of photographs of the last years of Woody Guthrie's life, and early portraits of Bob Dylan on his arrival in New York, depicting...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z. Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and...
    DELUXE HEAVY USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER £20 OFF!!!!! (66% OFF!!!) WICKED PIX!!! Walking in the Light is John Cohen’s photographic journey towards and through gospel music. From 1954 to 1964 he photographed in the black churches of East New York, on the streets of New Haven, in the home of blind Reverend Gary Davis, as well as in the darkness of a boxing...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, the literary world was up in arms. How could the world’s most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter in his seventies, who wouldn’t even deign to make a victory speech? In Why Dylan Matters,...