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    The History of Rap Music (African-American Achievers) Cookie LommelChelsea House
    Rare USA hardback book on hip-hop. Traces the development of rap music from origins in the hip hop of the 1970s through various controversies to its...
    • Original Book (500g)£12.00
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    DisgraceBy J. M. CoetzeeSecker & Warburg
    s/hand paperback - it's a classic!
    • Original Book (250g)£6.00
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    A High Wind In Jamaicaby Richard Hughes
    s/hand paperback - it's a classic!
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
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    Test Dept.Total State MachinePC Press
    Paperback: 400 pages.  As well as manifestoes, excerpts from tour diaries and many previously unknown stories and documents, the book also...
    • Book (2.2kg)£39.99
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    Brian McMahonJaguar Ride: Memoir Of An Electric EelHoZac Books
    Paperback: 300 pages.  Written by Electric Eels guitarist & founding member, Brian McMahon. The electric eels have left a serious...
    • Book (700g)£29.99
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    Cooking the Caribbean Wayby Mary SlaterPaul Hamlyn
    Groovy funky cookery book. Secondhand paperback
    • Original Book (300g)£7.99
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    Robert W. Tebbs, Photographer to ArchitectsLouisiana Plantations in 1926Louisiana State University Press
    Import USA Hardback edition bookOne of the finest architectural photographers in America, Robert W. Tebbs produced the first photographic survey of Louisiana's...
    • Book (1.1kg)£32.50 £12.00
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    Patti SmithCamera SoloTalbott
    Import USA Paperback editionThis captivating selection of 70 intimate black and white photographs conveys Patti Smith's singular experience as a photographer...
    • Book (350g)£18.00 £6.00
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    Tom PettyThe Biography by Warren ZanesHenry Holt
    Import USA Hardback edition bookFrom meeting Elvis, to seeing the Beatles on Ed Sullivan, to producing Del Shannon, backing Bob Dylan, putting together...
    • Book (600g)£21.99 £6.99
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    Jazz Masters Of New OrleansBy Martin WilliamsMacMillan (1979)
    Good book! Did you know why the drummers of New Orleans jazz have always been underrecorded? Did you know that Orson Welles was a big New Orleans...
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    Ital Food: Eating Rastafarian Styleby Annemarie Troeder
    Groovy rasta food. New book.
    • Book (200g)£6.99
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    Musical Instruments of Africaby Kurt HuwilerMambo Press
    Out of print large format paperback book. Well groovy and informative (ex-library with stamps)
    • Original Book (1kg)£25.00
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    Stevie Wonderby C. DragonwagonFlash Books
    out-of-print s/hand paperback book - lots of pics! (spine-wear and sticker )
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
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    Graffiti (Culture in Action)Jane BinghamRaintree
    Groovy informational Graffitti book for kids. Secondhand small paperback
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
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    PrinceBy Matt ThorneFaber
    Matt Thorne's "Prince", through years of research and interviews with ex-Revolution members such as Wendy and Lisa, is an account of a pop maverick whose...
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    Tony ViscontiThe Autobiography: Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy
    A name synonymous with ground-breaking music, Tony Visconti has worked with the most dynamic and influential names in pop, from T.Rex and Iggy Pop to David...
    The Stone RosesThe Stone Roses And The Resurrection of British PopEbury Press
    The band, the lifestyle, the revolution. This classic biography charts the phenomenal rise of The Stone Roses to the icons they are today, using interviews,...
    • Book (300g)£9.99 £5.00
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    Revolution In The AirThe Songs Of Bob Dylan Vol. 1: 1957-73Constable
    Distilling a lifetime's passion and study, leading Dylan author, Clinton Heylin charts the development and first moments of genius of this unique artist...
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    The Makers of Cajun MusicBarry Jean AnceletUniversity Of Texas Press (1984)
    Second-hand first edition original copy of this fascinating book.
    • Original Book (1.2kg)£10.00
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    Love Goes To Buildings On FireFive Years in New York that Changed Music Forever Penguin Viking
    Crime was everywhere, the government was broke and the city's infrastructure was collapsing, but between 1974 and 1978 virtually all forms of music were...
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    What We WoreA People's History Of British StylePrestel
    Filled with images culled from the personal photo albums of the British public, What We Wore provides a visual timeline of UK fashion since the 1950s....
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    Dancing DiscoBy Randy Deats
    not to be confused with "Disco Dancing". Large format second-hand paperback. (small tear at top, cover wear) The dresses, the scene, the look, the stars,...
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    Keith HaringI Wish I Didn't Have To Sleep!Prestel
    Children's reactions to art can be incredibly insightful and few artists attract a young audience as much as Keith Haring, who used thick black lines,...
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    Seize the Time: Story of the Black Panther Partyby Bobby Seale
    Out-of-print secondhand paperback 1970 edition
    • Original Book (350g)£18.00
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    Martin Luther King, Jr:A LifePenguin
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational...
    Vending MachinesCoined Consumerismmbp
    A holy water dispenser in ancient Greece serves as the first known historical reference to a vending machine. What a long way this invention has come!...
    Into The SunsetPhotography's Image of the American West
    Into the Sunset examines how photography has pictured, established and transformed the idea of the American West, from 1850 to the present. The development...
    • Book (1.5kg)£25.00 £10.00
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    The World of Soul: Black America's contribution to the pop music sceneby Arnold ShawCowles Book Company
    out of print USA paperback in ok-ish cond.
    • Original Book (600g)£8.00
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    James BaldwinNobody Knows My NameCorgi
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy
    • Original Book (200g)£6.99
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    Fortune's FoolEdgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, And An Industry In CrisisSimon and Schster
    Fortune's Fool tells the story of how the music industry has met its worst crisis, the Internet Age. When Edgar Bronfman, Jr, bought Warner Music Group...
    How Music WorksBy David Byrne
    How Music Works is David Byrne's bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Drawing on his own work over the...
    Nowhere to Run: Story of Soul MusicBy Gerri HirsheyPan Books
    A portrait of soul music recounted by the voices of the people who were there, presenting the recollections of soul greats such as ray Charles, Ben E....
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      out-of-print secondhand hardback exlibrary in good condition
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    Rhythm And Blues in New OrleansRevised and Updated Edition
    Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans is a comprehensive history documenting the rise and development of a unique musical form. Originally published in Great...
    • Book (600g)£21.50
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    Energy FlashA Journey Through Rave Music and Dance CultureFaber & Faber
    The expanded and revised edition of "Energy Flash" has been updated to include twenty-first-century developments like dub step and EDM's recent...
    The Man Who Sold The WorldDavid Bowie and the 1970sVintage Publishing
    No artist offered a more incisive and accurate portrait of the troubled landscape of the 1970s than David Bowie. Cultural historian Peter Doggett explores...
    Martha Cooper, Henry ChalfantSubway ArtThames & Hudson Ltd
    In 1984, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the imagination of a generation with Subway Art, a groundbreaking book documenting the...
    Starman : David BowieThe Definitive BiographyLittle, Brown Book Group
    OVER 50%!!! OFF UK PAPERBACK Has there ever been a more charismatic and intriguing rock star than David Bowie? In Starman, Paul Trynka has painted the...
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    Primal Scream An illustrated biographyby Stuart ColesOmnibus Press
    secondhand large format paperback original
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    The Synthesizerby John BatesOxford University Press
    Original hardback book
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
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    The Dread AffairBy Benjamin ZephaniahArena (1985)
    Collection of poetry. Out-of-print s/hand paperback - autographed!
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
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    CaraibesLes petites antillesAutour Du Monde
    Large format hardback picture book second hand
    • Original Book (900g)£9.00
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    Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jonesby Courtney RossWarner Books
    Original secondhand book, some wear to cover. Intro by Nelson George
    • Original Book (1.1kg)£15.00
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    Bob MarleyThe Untold Story by Chris SalewiczHarperCollins
    'Salewicz invades and illuminates Marley's privacy more effectively than previous biographers' - The Sunday Times   'Essential biography that also traces...
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      s/hand hardback ex-library in good cond
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    Improvising: My Life In MusicLarry CoryellBackbeat Books
    Jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell takes an unflinching look at his life and career, recounting his musical journey from his scuffling early days in New...
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    Theory of African MusicVolume 1
    Taken together, these comprehensive volumes offer an authoritative account of the music of Africa. One of the most prominent experts on the subject, Gerhard...
    • Book (800g)£24.99
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    Theory of African MusicVolume 2
    Taken together, these comprehensive volumes offer an authoritative account of the music of Africa. One of the most prominent experts on the subject, Gerhard...
    • Book (800g)£24.99
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    Bob MarleyConquering Lion Of ReggaePlexus Publishing
    Rebel, visionary and uncompromising champion of human rights, Robert Nesta Marley rose from the slums of Kingston, Jamaica to become a spiritual and political...
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    Children of the Black Triangleby Armet FrancisSeed Publications
    nice s/hand photo book about the black diaspora
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
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    Cocinando!Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover ArtPrinceton Architectural Press
    Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and...
    • Book (700g)£13.99 £6.99
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    All Yesterdays' PartiesThe Velvet Underground in Print, 1966-1971Da Capo Press
    The Velvet Underground, among the most influential bands of all time, are credited with creating a streetwise, pre-punk sensibility that has become inseparable...
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