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    MusicaThe Rhythm of Latin America by Sue StewardChronicle Books
    Salsa, the irresistible dance music of the Spanish-speaking world, has made its way into the lives of millions around the globe. But salsa is only one...
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    Bebop1600 Recordings Reviewed and RatedMiller Freeman
    On the heels of swing, bebop lifted jazz from the dance floor and into an art form powered by virtuoso players. This engaging collection of essays, biographies...
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    Pickin On PeachtreeA History Of Country Music in AtlantaUniversity Of Illinois Press
    But for a few twists of fate, Atlanta could easily have grown to be the recording centre that Nashville is today. "Pickin' on Peachtree" traces Atlanta's...
    Jazz In American CultureBy Peter TownsendUniversity Press Of Mississippi
    Jazz in American Culture offers an informed and entertaining introduction to jazz, both as a music and as a culture within the wider American context,...
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    Song ManBy Will HodgkinsonBloomsbury
    Will Hodgkinson learned to play guitar for the first time at the not-so-tender age of 34. Now, bolstered by the truism that with three chords you can...
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    Grassroots Music In The Upper CumberlandUniversity Of Tennessee Press
    The bi-state Upper Cumberland region includes eight counties in Tennessee and eight counties in Kentucky. It is an area uniquely rich in traditional...
    Uncloudy DaysThe Gospel Music EncyclopediaBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK OVER 50% OFF - MASSIVE!This comprehensive guide is a treasure chest of substantial profiles on the influential names in gospel music ...
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    Chasin The BirdThe Life and Legacy of Charlie ParkerOxford University Press
    Brian Priestley offers a marvelous biography of Charlie Parker ranging from his childhood in Kansas City to his final harrowing days in New York. Priestley...
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    The Art Pepper CompanionWritings On A Jazz OriginalCooper Square Press
    This compendium represents the absolute finest of hundreds of pieces written on Art Pepper over a "brilliant but cross-wired career spanning...
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    The James Brown Reader by Nelson George50 Years Of Writing About The Godfather Of SoulPlume
    Nelson George and Alan Leeds have assembled the first comprehensive collection of writings about the late, great Godfather of Soul, creating a fascinating...
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    Why Is This Country Dancing?A One Man Samba To The Beat Of BrazilCooper Square Press
    Details the major aspects of Brazilian popular music and its relation to the formation of national identity. Includes a wealth of musical history.
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    South By South WestA Road Map To Alternative CountrySanctuary Publishing
    Alternative country is one of the fastest growing genres in contemporary music. Following on from the stars of the 1970's who paved the way such as the...
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    I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love YouAretha Franklin, Respect And The Making Of A Soul MasterpieceSt. Martin's Press
    BARGAIN PRICE HARDBACK BOOK! The album that earned soul legend Aretha Franklin her first major hits, "I Never Loved A Man the Way I Love You" was a pop...
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    Third CoastHow Hip-Hop Became A Southern ThingDa Capo Press
    Southern rap groovy book USA IMPORT PAPERBACK £6 Bargain! This book provides the first in-depth look at a regional phenomenon that has exploded into...
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    Steely DanReelin' In The YearsOmnibus Press
    Reelin' In The Years is the acclaimed biography of Steely Dan, now updated to include details of Walter Becker and Donald Fagen's work during the Nineties...
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    Total ChaosThe Art And Aesthetics Of Hip Hop by Jeff ChangBasic Civitas Books
    This companion anthology to Jeff Chang's 'Can't Stop Won't Stop' is a deep, incisive look at the hip-hop arts movement in the voices of its pioneers, innovators,...
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    Accidental RevolutionThe Story Of GrungeSt. Martin's Griffin
    Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Hole and Alice in Chains are the names that come to mind when we talk about grunge. But never before has there been a complete history...
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    The Hardest Working ManHow James Brown Saved The Soul Of AmericaGotham
    £9.99 retail, £6.99 here!"James Sullivan examines James Brown’s role in saving Boston from the fires and riots that swept the U.S. after Martin Luther...
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    Rip It UpThe Black Experience In Rock 'N' RollPalgrave Macmillan
    When Mos Def, platinum-selling New York-based rapper, decided to make a foray into rock 'n roll he called his band "Jack Johnson." The name choice was...
    More Axe 3By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    the great more axe is back with articles and interviews with junior byles, justin hinds, culture, i jah man levi, prince hammer, trevor hartley and augustus...
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    The Last Holiday - A MemoirGil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Dr. Martin Luther King had a dream. And Stevie Wonder had a dream. This is a book about dreams.' In the autumn of 1980, Stevie Wonder invited Gil Scott-Heron...
    Fucked Up + PhotocopiedThe Instant Art of the Punk Rock MovementGingko Press
    Raw, brazen and totally intense, Fucked Up + Photocopied is a collection of frenetic flyers produced for the American punk scene between 1977 and 1985....
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    JacoThe Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco PastoriusBackbeat Books
    A fitting tribute to the troubled genius who revolutionized electric bass playing and bridged the gaps between jazz, R&B, rock, and funk. From his...
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    Life & Afterlife In BeninPhotography In The Service Of Ethnographoi RealismPhaidon Press
    Photography plays a role in most of our lives - but rarely in our deaths. If you happened to live in the West African country of Benin during the 1960s...
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    In a Silent Way: A Portrait of Joe ZawinulBy Brian GlasserSanctuary
    This book is a "must have" for any fans of Fusion or Modern jazz music. It details the extraordinary life and career of JOE ZAWINUL, probably best known...
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    Che: A Graphic BiographyBy Spain Rodriguez Verso
    A graphic biography of the most iconic revolutionary figure of the twentieth century. Since his death in 1967, Ernesto “Che” Guevara has become...
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    The Last Temptation Of Sun RaA Fable by Marc KaplanXlibris
    Like Sun Ra, Marc Kaplan is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. 'The Last Temptation of Sun Ra', his first novel, imagines the return of Ra (aka Sonny Blount)...
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    AnacaonaThe Amazing Adventures of Cuba's First All-Girl Dance Band by Alicia CastroAtlantic Books
    GROOVY HARDBACK AMERICAN IMPORT - OVER 60% OFF!!!! Havana, 1932, and greengrocer Matias Castro, father of 13 children, is bankrupt. Cuchito, his eldest...
    Nile Rodgers Le FreakNile RodgersOrion
    Nile Rodgers is a founding member of Chic, and one of the world's most successful music producers. He wrote 'We are Family' for Sister Sledge and 'I'm...
    Bob Dylan Chronicles Volume OneBy Bob DylanPocket Books
    The book is a delight to read since Dylan's prose flows, and the book is most decidedly a page turner. He provides many insights into his thinking as he...
    Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-HopBy Tamara PalmerBackbeat
    Book description: The new sound of the South, exemplified by platinum and multi-platinum artists like OutKast, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Ludacris,...
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    I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life of SoulBy James BrownNew American Library
    James Brown has always been a fascinating, controversial figure. From his humble childhood in Georgia, he went on to change the face of American music...
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    Castles Made Of Sound: The Story Of Gil EvansBy Larry HicockDa Capo Press
    AMERICAN IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK cheaper than Amazon! Gil Evans is the man! "Gil Evans was once described by Miles Davis as "the greatest musician in the...
    Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, "The List", and the Spirit of Southern MusicBy Michael StreisgeuthDa Capo Press
    In 1973, Rosanne Cash’s father gave her a list of 100 songs, many from the Southern tradition, that he felt a young musician had to know.Always Been...
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    New York Is Now!: The New Wave of Free JazzBy Phil FreemanTelegraph
    For nearly 20 years, a group of musicians has been making music in the tradition of pioneers such as Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, and John Coltrane,...
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    The Nigger FactoryBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Gil Scott-Heron's second novel, The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement on the way in which human beings are conditioned to think. On the campus...
    The Definition of Bounce Between Ups & Downs in New OrleansGarrett County Press
    Bounce music is a cultural thing. It's like jazz and blues. It's birthed in the United States.It's a product of New Orleans, Louisiana. DJ, producer and...
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    Culture Clash : Dread Meets Punk RockersBy Don LettsSAF
    A firsthand account in the words of the legendary Don Letts of the links he forged between the roots reggae sounds of his culture and the quickly growing...
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    The Rough Guide to CubaBy Fiona McAuslanPenguin Books Ltd
    Guide to everything in Cuba!
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    Miles Davis - The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68By Keith WatersOxford University Press Inc
    The influence of Miles Davis's "second great quintet," consisting of Davis (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Herbie Hancock (piano), Ron Carter...
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    Sacred Drums of Liberation : Religions and Music of Resistance in Africa and the DiasporaBy Ohadike, Don C.Africa Research & Publications
    Sacred Drums of Liberation chronicles the struggle for peoples of African descent to overcome slavery, colonialism, and neo-colonial hegemony. Tracing...
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    Tamla Motown : The Stories Behind the UK SinglesBy Terry WilsonCherry Red Books
    The Motown bible! While providing a full discography of Tamla Motown's UK singles, this book tells the stories behind them in fascinating detail, turning...
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    Miles Davis: We Want MilesBy Vincent BessieresRizzoli International Publications
    This is a very cool, very big book! The most comprehensive book on the artist to date, offering an insightful look into the legendary musician and his...
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    The Essential Northern Soul Price GuideBy Tim BrownGardners Books
    Bob Marley and the Golden Age of ReggaeKim Gottlieb-WalkerTitan Books Ltd
    "Bob Marley: The Golden Age of Reggae" is a testimony in previously unpublished pictures of some of the greatest years of Bob Marley's career and the history...
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    Mod : Clean Living Under Very Difficult Circimstances - A Very British PhenomenonRawlings, TerryOmnibus Press
    Terry Rawling's book perfectly captures the look and soul of Mod. Tracing its roots back to London's Soho of the Forties, he unearths every impulse and...
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    Numero 33Light: On The South Side Book & LPNumero Group
    'Light: On The South Side' gathers for the first time over 100 of these images, as Numero shines its own strobe on yet another dark corner of the past! ...
    • arlean brown – i'm a streaker baby
    • bobby rush – bowlegged woman
    • little mac simmons – the same one
    • andrew brown – you made me suffer
    • lucille span – woman's l'b
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    Cover Art of Studio One RecordsDeluxe Hardback 12x12" 200 page BookSoul Jazz Books
    Available for limited period at special discount price! 100% Absolutely essential! Super-deluxe 12x12" hardback 200 page plus, hundreds of classic Studio...
    Labels UnlimitedImmediate RecordsBlack Dog Publishing
    Immediate Records tells the story of one of the UK's most prestigious independent record labels. With text by Simon Spence, Immediate Records tells the...
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    Welcome to NigeriaBy E.KerrHatchette
    Loads of stuff about Nigeria! This is our kind of book - informative and interesting.