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    Earthquake on Orange StreetBuster's Jamaican Singles Story
    New book/zine - Full discography, nice pics, wicked label scans - a work of love - it's the bomb! Only 10 squid!A4 55 pages
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    Reggae : From Mento to DancehallBy Werner TroederLMH Publishing
    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography...
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    Gotta Go Gotta FlowLife, Love, and Lust on Chicago's South Side From the SeventiesCity Files Press
    Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next three years,...
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    Lydia CabreraAnd the Construction of an Afro-Cuban Cultural IdentityUniversity of North Carolina Press
    Lydia Cabrera (1900-1991), an upper-class white Cuban intellectual, spent many years traveling through Cuba collecting oral histories, stories, and music...
    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 Cake and the RainA Memoir by Jimmy WebbOmnibus Press
    The Cake and the Rain promises to be a gripping tale of "sex drugs and rock'n'roll". Following Webb from the early 70s and across the whole of the preceding...
    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...
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    Psychedelia and Other ColoursBy Rob ChapmanFaber & Faber
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!! INTRODUCTION BY ANDY WEATHERALL!!!Sitars and Sergeant Pepper, surfadelica and the Soft Machine, light shows and love-ins...
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    Maya AchiMarimba Music In GuatemalaTemple University Press
    For the Achi, one of the several Mayan ethnic groups indigenous to Guatemala, the music of the marimba serves not only as a form of entertainment but also...
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    A Little HistoryPhotographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts 1981 - 2013Allen & Unwin
    USA IMPORT BOOK OVER 50% OFF!A Little History is an extraordinary document, tracking Nick Cave's creative career from the apoplectic extravagance of The...
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    Paul McCartneyThe LifeLittle Brown and Company
    This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent...
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    BearThe Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley IIIThomas Dunne Books
    Award winning author and biographer Robert Greenfield brings readers the definitive biography of a Grateful Dead legend - Augustus Owsley Stanley III,...
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    Willin'The Story of Little FeatDa Capo Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK. CURRENTLY £40 on Amazon!The saga of the legendary Los Angeles band Little Feat is one of rock'n' roll's great stories. Formed...
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    The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963Volume 1: 1920-1963Flatiron Books
    Ed Ward covers the first half of the social history of rock & roll in this definitive book. Beginning in the 1920s when blues, country, and black popular...
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    Sounds and ColoursArgentinaSounds and Colours
    An alternative guide to Argentine culture full of essays on activist art, marginalised movements and underground music, as well as unexpected stories about...
    Sounds and ColoursBrazilSounds and Colours
    Sounds and Colours Brazil is an excellent book and CD focused on Brazilian music and culture. Comprising nearly 50 articles, plus illustrations and photos...
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    Sounds and ColoursPeruSounds and Colours
    Book, CD and DVD taking a look at contemporary Peruvian culture, and the musical, cultural and folkloric icons that continue to have a big impact on country’s...
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    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...
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    Small Axe Bookzine 16Bob AndyMuzik Tree
    Great interview with Jamaican singer Bob Andy about his time at Studio 1 with Coxsone, as member of The Paragons, duets with Marcia Griffiths and his solo...
    Small Axe Bookzine 19Dennis AlcaponeMuzik Tree
    Legendary Jamaican DJ Dennis Alcapone talking with Small Axe author Ray Hurford about working with Studio 1, Duke Reid, Lee Perry, Keith Hudson and Striker...
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    Small Axe Bookzine 17Willi WilliamsMuzik Tree
    Again in conversation with Ray Hurford, Willi Williams touches on his time at Studio 1, his huge hit "Armagideon Time" working with Yabby U and his solo...
    AutografNew York City's Graffiti WriterspowerHouse Books
    A never-before-seen chronicle of the people and places that populate New York’s famed graf scene. Featuring old-school legends FUTURA, STAY HIGH 149,...
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    DiscoThe Bill Bernstein PhotographsReel Art Press
    Stunning photography by Bill Bernstein. Containing many previously unpublished photographs, Disco takes the viewer on an access- all-areas tour of late-70s...
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    Richard BochThe Mudd ClubFeral House
    The Mudd Cub was a loud, dirty dream with a radical aesthetic born of punk, and the celebrityèinfused performance art and East Village art scene. There...
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    Dylan Goes Electric!Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the SixtiesDey St
    USA IMPIORT HARDBACK OVER 50% OFF!One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan “went electric”...
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    1965The Most Revolutionary Year in MusicThomas Dunne Books
    IMPORT USA HARDBACK 50% OFF 1965 was the year rock and roll evolved into the premier art form of its time and accelerated the drive for personal freedom...
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    Me, Blondie, and the Advent Of PunkChris Stein / NegativeRizzoli
    USA IMPORT DELUXE HARDBACK GROOVY PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK - OVER 60% OFF!On the occasion of Blondie's fortieth anniversary, Chris Stein shares his iconic and...
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    Anyone Who Had A HeartMy Life and Music - Burt BacharachAtlantic Books
    Burt Bacharach is one of the most celebrated and legendary song-writers of the twentieth century. Throughout his sixty year career he has worked with artists...
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    Niemeyer (Taschens Basic Architecture)by Philip JodidioTaschen
    Niemeyer is the man! Brazilian curves a plenty from the modernism of Brasilia and beyond. Until his death at age 104, Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) was an...
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    Post Punk Then and Nowby Sue Clayton,‎ Kodwo Eshun,‎ Green GartsideRepeater
    What were the conditions of possibility for art and music-making before the era of neoliberal capitalism? What role did punk play in turning artists to...
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    Rotten : No Irish, No Blacks, No DogsThe Autobiography Of John LydonPlexus
    A definitive key to understanding the man that was Rotten - file alongside other punk essentials such as Jon Savage's 'England's Dreaming'. Johnny Rotten's...
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    No Simple HighwayA Cultural History of the Grateful DeadSt. Martin's Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway...
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    You Are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eyesby Jermaine JacksonSimon & Schuster
    You Are Not Alone is an intimate, loving portrait of Michael Jackson, by his brother Jermaine, illuminating the private man like never before. It is an...
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    Brazilian JiveFrom Samba to Bossa and RapReaktion Books
    60% off RRP!In Brazilian Jive, David Treece uncovers the genius of Brazilian song, both as a sophisticated, articulate art form crafted out of the dialogue...
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    Loft Jazz: Improvising New York in the 1970sby Michael C. HellerUniversity of California Press
    "A long-awaited, in-depth study of the loft music phenomena of the 1970s. Based on firsthand accounts, it tells the story of musicians, largely African...
    Love Saves The DayA History Of American Dance Music Culture, 1970-1979Duke University Press
    Essential, thorough book on the underground New York Disco scene of the 1970s written by Tim Lawrence (who also wrote the sleevenotes for Soul Jazz Records'...
    Networks of Sound, Style and Subversion:by Nick CrossleyManchester
    This book examines the birth of punk in the UK and its transformation, within a short period of time, into post-punk. Deploying innovative concepts of...
    Giant StepsBebop and the Creators of Modern Jazz, 1945-65 By:
    Giant Steps examines the most important figures in the creation of modern jazz, detailing the emergence of bebop through the likes of Dizzy Gillespie,...
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    Rolling Stones: Fifty Yearsby Christopher SandfordSimon & Schuster
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    Sympathy for the Devil: The Birth of the Rolling Stones and the Death of Brian Jonesby Paul TrynkaTransworld Books
    Outstanding -probably the most coherent defense of Brian Jones's legacy and stands as an excellent reminder of how critical Brian Jones was both to the...
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    Space Is The PlaceThe Lives And Times Of Sun Ra by John SzwedPerseus
    Sun Ra, a.k.a. Herman Poole "Sonny" Blount (1914-1993), has been hailed as "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz" (New...
    Voodoo In New OrleansBy Robert TallantPelican
    The word 'voodoo' elicits reactions from fear to fascination; thoughts of pins stuck in dolls, hexes, and strange rites immediately come to mind. But few...
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    Punk 365By Holly George-WarrenAbrams
    Groovy hardback book £10 or £20 on Amazon!"In "Punk 365", the most provocative photography documents the performances, the looks and the attitude that...
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    John ColtraneA Love Supreme - Note For Note Transcriptions for Tenor SaxophoneHal Leonard
    Note for note transcriptions for the tenor saxophone as played by John Coltrane on the seminal 'A Love Supreme' - one of the greatest pieces of music...
    Bob DylanAll the Songs: The Story Behind Every TrackBlack Dog & Leventhal Publishers
    USA IMPORT BIG HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - BLOODY ENORMOUS BOOK!Bob Dylan: All the Songs focuses on Dylan's creative process and his organic, unencumbered...
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    Jimi HendrixStarting at Zero: His Own StoryBloomsbury
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK NEARLY 50% OFF!!Starting At Zero brings interviews, lyrics, writings, poems, diaries, and stage raps together in narrative form....
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    The Last WaltzThe Strauss Dynasty and ViennaSt. Martin's Press
    USA Hardback 60% OFF!!The tale of two Waltz Kings: how the Strauss family took Europe by storm during the nineteenth century. In The Last Waltz John Suchet...
    The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Styleby Nelson GeorgeHarper Collins
    NEW USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! 33% OFF!! An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American...
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    Never Grow OldStudio One Discography & Rhythm Directory
    BACK IN STOCK!This is the definitive new edition of Rob Chapman's 100% essential discography of Studio One. Rob Chapman has written...
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    Sweet Soul MusicRhythm And Blues And The Southern Dream Of Freedom By Peter GuralnickCanongate
    In a narrative that captures all the tumult and liberating energy of a country in division and transition, Sweet Soul Music is the story of the birth of...
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