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    Fela: The Life And Times Of An African Music IconBy Michael E. VealTemple
    Musician, political critic, and hedonist, international superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti created a sensation throughout his career. In his own country of...
    No Man Is An IslandA Guide To Choice Studio One PressingsThe Long Road Society
    Independently published 180 pages of rare and classic Studio One cuts with the author introducing each song - nice!
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    Sound ReasoningPhotographs & Interview Extracts by Anna ArnoneArandora Press
    **Shipping early next week** 100% ESSENTIAL Very limited edition EXCLUSIVE SIGNED private press book! This is a one-off order with this mailout Absolutely...
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    Jazz From DetroitBy Mark StrykerUniversity of Michigan Press
    Jazz from Detroit explores the city's pivotal role in shaping the course of modern and contemporary jazz. With more than two dozen in-depth profiles of...
    Face ItDebbie HarryHarper Collins
    Debbie Harry is a musician, actor, activist and the iconic face of New York City cool. As the front-woman of Blondie, she and the band forged a new sound...
    Beastie Boys BookMichael Diamond/Adam HorovitzFaber & Faber
    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...
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    What Happened Miss Simone?A BiographyCanongate
    OVER 50% OFF THIS USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK! Nina Simone rules! Great biography
    Just Around The Bend: Survival And Revival In Southern Banjoby Mike SeegerSmithsonian
    This is a book + 2CD + DVD package. Nice!
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    Shout!: The True Story of the Beatlesby Philip NormanPan Books
    Seminal text!
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      secondhand paperback in good cond
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    Old School Rap and Hip-HopChris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas ErlewineBackbeat Books
    The real old school
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    As Serious As Your lifeJohn Coltrane And Beyond By Valerie WilmerSerpent's Tail
    Truly seminal work, first published in 1977 by writer and photographer Valerie Wilmer, that details the incredible energy and characters behind the African-American...
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      Original secondhand Pluto Press early out of print edition in good cond
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    Fela : This Bitch Of A Life By Carlos Moore (2009)The Authorized Biography Of Africa's Musical GeniusLawrence Hill Books
    Revealing the hidden facts of this African superstar's complex personality and the truth about his tumultuous existence, this unique biography is based...
    • Original Book (350g)£50.00
      Original = hard to find out-of print edition paperback with wicked sleeve! In great condition minor cover crease on back at bottom
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    Scientists of Sound: Portraits of a UK Reggae Sound Systemby Simon Jones & Paul Pinnock
    New large format paperbackThis book provides a snapshot of UK reggae sound system culture during its 1980s heyday. Scientists of Sound is a documentary...
    Revenge of the She-PunksA Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy RiotOmnibus
    As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman’s perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the...
    Total JazzBlutchFantagraphics
    OVER 50% OFF DELUXE LARGE FORMAT HARDBACK BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Jazz-graphic novel - graphic novel - JAZZ! In this freewheeling collection of...
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    MotownBy Adam WhiteThames & Hudson
    This book delves deep into the success stories of Motown s powerhouse creative team, including the Holland-Dozier-Holland triumvirate, and unpicks backstories...
    The Music of Antonio Carlos JobimBy Peter FreemanIntellect
    In The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, one of the first extensive musicological analyses of the Brazilian composer, Peter Freeman examines the music, philosophy,...
    The Northern Soul SceneEdited by Rain, Wall, Watchman SmithEquinox
    This innovative and distinctive book brings together original commissioned essays and pivotal scholarly articles that have defined the field so far, interspersed...
    Kanye WestGod and MonsterOmnibus Press
    CURRENTLY £30 ON AMAZON!God & monster: Nutter or genius - u decideThis biography, the most in-depth look at Kanye's life and career to date, lifts the...
    Oh So PrettyPunk in Print 1976-1980Phaidon
    Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain’s punk subculture. It presents 500 artefacts...
    Rebel MusicRace, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth CulturePantheon
    NEARLY 60% OFF THIS USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Deep stuff!In this pioneering study, Hisham Aidi--an expert on globalization and social...
    Dream Baby DreamSuicide: A New York City StoryOmnibus
    100% ESSENTIAL!!! 60% OFF THIS NEW USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!You need to buy this book!Along with interviewing major figures in the...
    Kurt CobainThe Last Session
    66% OFF THIS SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK!!CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Kurt Cobain innit! Frohmans 100-plus photographs, including contact sheets,...
    We B* GirlzPhotographs by Martha CooperpowerHouse Books
    In 1985, B-Boys were all the rage, but where were the girls? Fast-forward twenty years for the answer: We B*Girlz, a lively look at the hot and happenin’...
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    In The Spiritby Michael P Smith
    Wicked New Orleans pix!
    Otis ReddingAn Unfinished LifeCrown Archetype
    GREAT BOOK!!! USA HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!In Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life, Jonathan Gould finally does justice to Redding's incomparable musical artistry,...
    An Outlaw and a LadyBy Jessi Colter with David RitzThomas Nelson
    USA HARDBACK BOOK! NEARLY 50% OFF! "A memoir of music, life with Waylon, and the faith that brought me home" Renowned songwriter, singer, and wife of...
    SoulMemphis' Original SoundOfficina Libraria
    OVER 60% OFF THIS SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK. This book's mission is to document the legends of the Memphis soul music business. Photographer...
    The Rolling StonesOn Air in the SixtiesHarper Design
    SUPER DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK!!! 50% OFF !!!!!From their first TV appearance on Thank Your Lucky Stars!, buttoned up in matching hounds-tooth...
    A Man Called DestructionThe Life and Music of Alex ChiltonPenguin
    GROOVY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!!!! Covering Chilton's life from his early work with the chart-topping Box Tops and the seminal power-pop...
    Parental Discretion Is AdvisedThe Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta RapAtria Books
    USA HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!Discover the stunning rise, fall, and legacy of N.W.A, one of America’s most revered and iconic enduring music groups, who...
    Hip Hop: The Complete Archivesby Steven Hager
    Early rap text - good book!
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    The BerimbauSoul Of Brazilian MusicUniversity Press Of Mississippi
    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...
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    JerkBarbecue From Jamaica (1990)The Crossing Press
    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...
    You Better Work! Underground Dance Music In New YorkKai FikentscherNew England
    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...
    Sun RaCollected Works Vol 1 - Immeasurable EquationPhaelos
    Edited by Adam Abraham, son of Saturn Research founder Alton Abraham, this volume contains over 260 cosmic poems and prose originally published individually...
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    Disco PatrickThe Bootleg Guide To: Disco Acetates, Funk, Rap and Disco MedleysDisco Patrick
    BACK IN STOCK!!£10 off original price!!This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl...
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    Afro-Brazilian Percussion Guide CandombleBy Kirk Brundage
    Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is an important cradle of Afro-Brazilian culture, and home to musical styles that form the bedrock of much of today's popular sounds....
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    Once in a Great CityA Detroit StorySimon & Schuster
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 75% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's...
    StrayhornAn Illustrated LifeBolden
    NEARLY £20 OFF!!! MASSIVE DELUXE LARGE FORMAT NEW USA HARDBACK BOOK. Intro by Ramsey Lewis. Classy stuff!!Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life is a stunning...
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    Rolling Stones Fansby Joseph SzaboDamiani
    70% OFF!! LARGE FORMAT USA NEW HARDBACK BOOK NICE PIX!!In 1978 two of Joseph Szabo's high school students invited him to join them at a Rolling Stones...
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    Brasilby Kristin CappDamiani
    Brasil is a photographic exploration of culture, landscape and light by the photographer Kristin Capp. Shooting in black-and-white film with a Rolleiflex...
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    Love in VainRobert Johnson 1911-1938, the Graphic NovelFaber & Faber
    50% OFF LOVELY DELUXE USA HARDBACK GRAPHIC NOVEL Wicked graphic novel tells the story of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson Exploring the stories and...
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    Chuck D PresentsThis Day in Rap and Hip-Hop HistoryCassell
    NEARLY 70% OFF!!! WICKED USA HARDBACK NEW BOOK NICE TEXT NICE GRAPHIXThis massive compendium details the most iconic moments and influential songs in the...
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    Reckless DaughterA Portrait of Joni MitchellHarper Collins
    Import USA Hardback edition book 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In this intimate biography, drawing on dozens of unprecedented in-person interviews...
    Derek BaileyAnd the Story of Free ImprovisationVerso
    £10 OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player makes you forget everything you think you know about jazz improvisation,...
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    The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal AlbumsBy Will FriedwaldPantheon
    Import USA Hardback edition book 75% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In appraising each album, Friedwald balances his own opinions with those of musicians,...
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    How Music Dies (or Lives)Field Recording and the Battle for Democracy in the ArtsAllWorth Press
    Import USA Paperback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! Culled from a lifetime of learning through failure and designed to provoke thought...