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    The Story of MotownBy Peter BenjaminsonRare bird books
    In January 1959 Berry Gordy borrowed $800 from his family and founded the Detroit-based record company that in less than a decade was to become the largest...
    The Most BeautifulMy Life With PrinceTrapeze
    50% OFF!!!! PAPERBACKIn The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first...
    Soul SurvivorA Biography of Al GreenDa Capo
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK 60% OFF!!!!Soul Survivor is the biography of a man whose life is the embodiment of the collision between the sacred and the profane,...
    Kill 'Em and LeaveSearching for the Real James BrownOrion books
    The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the twentieth century....
    The Soul Of New OrleansA Legacy Of Rhythm And BluesSwallow Publications
    Great book featuring studies and interviews with lots of 60s New Orleans legends. RECOMMENDED.
    Sacred SteelInside an African American Steel Guitar TraditionUniversity of Illinois Press
    50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! Author Robert L. Stone follows the sound of steel guitar into the...
    Mary WellsThe Tumultuous Life of Motown's First SuperstarChicago Review Press
    66% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!!Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence,...
    Dreams to RememberOtis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern SoulLiveright
    60% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! DELUXE USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!!!Based on numerous new interviews and prodigious research, Dreams to...
    Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shopby Garth CartwrightFlood Gallery Publishing
    Garth Cartwright has travelled the length and breadth of the country, conducting more than 100 interviews with some of the icons of the record shop trade...
    David RitzRespect: The Life Of Aretha FranklinLittle Brown
    30% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY DELUXE USA IMPORT EDITION HARDBACK BOOK!!! This expansive portrait of the music legend reveals both her strengths and...
    Take Me To The RiverAl Green: An AutobiographyChicago Review Press
    OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! Take Me to the River is an inspiring, unsparing, and ultimately transforming autobiography....
    The Philly Sound BOOKPhiladelphia Soul Music and its R&B Rootsby Dave Moore (UK) and Jason Thornton (US)
    B ABSOLUTELY MIND-BLOWING & STUNNING 700-page hardback book! FREE UK SHIPPING!!!!! Everything you ever wanted to know about the music of Philadelphia....
    Say It Loud (2009)My Memories Of James Brown By Don RhodesThe Lyons Press
    When Don Rhodes took his seat not far behind Michael Jackson at the funeral of the "Godfather of Soul" on December 30, 2006, it marked the close of a forty-year...
    BackbeatEarl Palmer's StorySmithsonian Institute Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF. INTERESTED IN NEW ORLEANS FUNK - 100%read about New Orleans finest drummer!There he is, drumming on "Tutti Frutti," "You've...
    The Soundtrack of My LifeBy Clive DavisSimon & Schuster
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!! In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music...
    MotownThe Sound of Young AmericaThames & Hudson
    The definitive, authorised visual history of the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful...
    You Should Be DancingMy Life With The Bee GeesECW PRESS
    You Should Be Dancing: My Life with the Bee Gees is an engaging and fun insider s look at an important time in music history, as chronicled by the drummer...
    BensonThe AutobiographyDa Capo
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF!!!!Benson: The Autobiography follows George's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of South...
    Life After DarkA History of British Nightclubs & Music VenuesBy Dave Haslam
    Nightclubs and music venues are often the source of a lifetime's music taste, best friends and vivid memories. They can define a town, a city or a generation,...
    What's Going On?Marvin Gaye And The Last Days Of The Motown SoundCanongate
    OUT OF PRINT PAPERBACK BOOK - £8 here, new copies currently start at £25 on AmazonOne the most important soul albums ever made, What's Going On established...
    Save the Last Dance for MeA Love Story of the Shag and the Society of StrandersUniversity of South Carolina Press
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. 66% off original price!Do the shag! The shag, the official state dance of North and South Carolina, originated...
    Young Soul RebelsA Personal History of Northern SoulPolygon
    Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebel sets up a compelling and intimate story of northern soul, Britain's most fascinating musical underground scene, and...
    Standing in the Shadows of MotownThe Life and Music of James JamersonHal Leonard
    James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove- the invisible entity whose bass playing inspired thousands of imitators, and made it...
    Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Rollby Peter GuralnickLittle Brown
    KILLER AMERICAN HARDBACK IMPORT How one man discovered B. B. King, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, and how his tiny label, Sun...
    Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rainby Alan LightAtria
    AMERICAN PAPERBACK IMPORTAlan Light, former writer for Rolling Stone, editor-in-chief of Vibe and Spin magazines, and author...
    MJ: The Genius of Michael Jacksonby Steve KnopperScribner
    BIG 400-page AMERICAN HARDBACK IMPORT 60% OFF!!!!! The definitive biography of Michael Jackson, a "vivid...gripping...authoritative account of a world-changing...
    I Want To Take You HigherThe Life and Times of Sly & The Family StoneBackbeat Books
    Author Jeff Kaliss scored the first face-to-face interview with the reclusive superstar in over 20 years, making this book a must-read for any rock 'n'...
    What Happened Miss Simone?A BiographyCanongate
    What Happened, Miss Simone? tells the story of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and...
    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...
    The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten
    New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their...
    Cold SweatMy Father James Brown and MeChicago Review Press
    Being the child of a global superstar is never easy. Being the daughter of the Godfather of Soul - that's a category unto itself. Like every...
    GlowThe Autobiography Of Rick JamesAtria Books
    Since his passing in August 2004, Rick James has remained a legendary icon whose name is nearly synonymous with funk music-and who help[ed popularized...
    Night Train To NashvilleMusic City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970CMF Press
    USA IMPORT PHOTO BOOK - CHEAP!!!!Wicked photo book! Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues: 1945--1970 focuses on a vibrant, little-known...
    The Story Of Northern SoulA Definitive History of the Dance Scene That Refuses to DiePortico
    What began as an underground 60s Mod scene in unlicensed, no-frills clubs in the North West of England became a youth craze that has long surpassed all...
    Bettye LaVetteA Woman Like MeBlue Rider Press
    Import USA Hardback edition 66% OFF! Acclaimed R&B singer Bettye LaVette celebrates her storied career in show business with her stunning memoir, A Woman...
    The Essential Northern Soul Price GuideBy Tim BrownGardners Books
    COMPREHENSIVELY COMPLIED BY TWO OF THE WORLDS MOST FORMOST AUTHORITIES ON RARE SOUL THIS IS THE LARGEST LISTING OF NORTHERN SOUL MUSIC ON 45 EVER OFFERED....
    The Story Of The SupremesBy Daryl EasleaV & A Publishing
    A dazzling celebration of one of the most successful musical groups of the sixties, The Story of the Supremes presents the incredible wardrobe that created...
    The Life Of James BrownBy Geoff BrownOmnibus Press
    This book is the definitive biography of James Brown, an extraordinary and controversial superstar, that encompasses his entire life until his death on...
    Dancing In The StreetBy Suzanne E. SmithUniversity of Harvard Press
    1960s Detroit was a city with a pulse: people were marching in step with Martin Luther King, Jr.; dancing in the street with Martha and the Vandellas;...