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    Paul McCartney: Many Years from Nowby Barry MilesVintage
    As the first full account of the Beatle years by a Beatle, Many Years from Now is unique. This is J.Paul McCartney's story--as told to Miles--of life right...
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    Grateful Dead: The Music Never Stoppedby Blair JacksonPlexus
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      Original secondhand book in ok cond has creasing/ageing
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    Caribbean (A World of Food)by Jen GreenFranklin Watts
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      Original UK paperback
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    The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americasby Julio Finn
    Examines the spiritual, social, and anthropological roots of the blues, discussing African animist religion, the slave trade, Voodoo, Hoodoo, and the early...
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    Elvis Presley - A Study in Musicby Robert Matthew-WalkerMidas Books
    Good book - concise history and good summary/discography of Elvis's records
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal out of print UK hardback in good condition
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    Genethaby Roy HeathFlamingo
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    American Scene - Spanish HarlemJoseph RodriguezNational Museum of Amercan Art
    Excellent photography book about East Harlem.
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      Original USA paperback in good condition
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    Santeria from Africa to the New WorldThe Dead Sell MemoriesBy George Brandon
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      Secondhand 1st edn hardback w/dust jacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps, minor pen marks inside in overall great condition
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    Paul McCartney and Wingsby Tony JasperOctopus
    Secondhand hardback large format book
    MotownMusic, Money, Sex and Power by Gerald PosnerRandom House
    In 1959, twenty-nine-year-old Berry Gordy, who had already given up on his dream to be a champion boxer, borrowed eight hundred dollars from his family...
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    Roy HeathThe Murderer (1979)
    A very good short story about flawed characters and evocative of a time and place in Guyana.  secondhand paperback
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    Black Music in the United States: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr & Marsha J. Reisser
    Includes section on Bibliographies of bibliographies and Bibliographies on biographies (!) and 'records and record collections'
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    The Beach BoysBy John Toblerhamlyn
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    The OutsiderAlbert Camus
    It's a classic
    Structure and Conflict in Nigeria, 1960-66by Ken Post and Michael VickersHeinemann
    s/hand hardback book no dustkjacket
    From Making to Music: History of Thorn EMIby S.A. PanditHodder & Stoughton
    it's like the music biz innit
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    Martha Reeves Dancing in the Street: Confessions of a Motown DivaHyperien
    The music of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas truly represents the "sound of Motown Records". "Dancing in the Street" is, of course, mentioned whenever...
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    The Executioner: Caribbean KillDon PendletonCorgi Books
    Murder in the Caribbean! The FBI are on itSecond-hand paperback book
    Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
    Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
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    Africa's OgunOld World And NewIndiana University Press
    .. an ethnographically rich contribution to the historical understanding of West African culture, as well as an exploration of the continued vitality of...
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      Original USA paperback in very good condition
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    Ascension: Clubs, drugs and the eternal highby Cameron DanteHarper Collins
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    Grandma's Recordsby Eric VelasquezBloomsbury
    Nice kids book about a child seeing the Puerto Rican salsa artist Cortijo in New York. Nice illustrations too. This is our kind of book!
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    Motown - Artist by Artistby Pat Morgan
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      Original UK hardback small tear on front
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    The Reggae SceneThe Stars, The Fans, The MusicEnslow Publishers
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      Nice little secondhand hardback book, exlibrary w'stamps in good cond.
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    Kraftwerkby Albert KochHannibal
    (difft cover) NB THIS BOOK IS IN GERMAN!!!!
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    Tropical TruthBy Caetano VelosoBloomsbury
    Utterly illuminating autobiography by Caetano Veloso. If you want a better understanding of Tropicalia, Bossa Nova and Brazilian music in general then...
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    The Wicked Ways of Malcolm McLarenby Craig BrombergHarper & Row
    Out of print book
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    Blitzed!: The Autobiography of Steve Strangeby Steve StrangeOrion
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    Scooby: The Glory of the Rideby Stuart 'Scooby' Cochrane
    More Ibiza madness
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    Kraftwerk: from Dusseldorf to the Future (With Love)by Tim BarrEbury Press
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    Spanish Highs : Sex, Drugs & Excess in Ibizaby Wayne AnthonyVirgin
    Ibiza fuckin hell
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    The Book of Other Peopleby Zadie SmithPenguin
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    Mama Lola: A Voodoo Priestess in BrooklynBy Karen McCarthy BrownUniversity of California
    Karen McCarthy Brown's "Mama Lola" challenges stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores...
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    That's The Way I Like It: The Harry Wayne Casey Storyby Craig MacInnisTeam Power
    Uh huh, uh huh ...US out of print secondhand Hardback w/ dustjacket, plastic cover, ex-library Bit cheesy maybe but has lots of good bits about TK Records...
    Frequency Synthesis: Techniques and Applicationsby Jerzy Gorski-PopielDurham University
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    Gangsta RapBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury (2004)
    Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as he is excluded. But Ray also has...
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    The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie and New Waveby Colin LarkinVirgin
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    Caribbean Food and Drinkby Aviva ParaisoWayland
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    Elvis: The Final Yearsby Jerry HopkinsStar
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    A-Z of Club CultureBen OsborneSceptre
    Expanding on Ben Osborne's column in "The Guardian", this is a guide to 20 years of club culture. Drawing on research, interviews with DJs and musicians,...
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    The Rolling Stones. Under Their Thumbby Bill GermanAurum
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    Disco DancingFun Seekers SeriesCrestwood House
    hard to find s/hand small hardback book
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    The Naked Lunchby William BurroughsPaladin (1986)
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      secondhand out of print edition paperback in good cond
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    Miles DavisBy Ian Carr (1982/88)Paladin
    Different cover
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      s/hand out of print edition hardback w/ dustjacket in good condition
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    From the heat of the Dayby Roy Heath
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    African Rootsby Jerry SilvermanChelsea House
    Nice out of print hardback book with nice sheet music of African based songs
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      Original USA large format out of print hardback, some wear/stickers on cover
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    The BaronessThe Search for Nica the Rebellious RothschildVirago
    Second-hand paperback.
    Roger MaisThe Hills Were Joyful Together (1953)Heinemann
    Set in slums of Kingston, Jamaica. Wicked Caribbean realist novel. Seriously one of the best novels ever in our humble opinion! Possibly the best book...
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    The Miles Davis CompanionBy Gary CarnerShirmer
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      out of print s/hand paperback.
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