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    The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
    Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!
    • Original Book (400g)£50.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, some ageing, protective plastic covering removed from cover, crisp book no creasing
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    Jah Music The Evolution of the Popular Jamaican Song (1983) by Sebastian ClarkeHeineman
    Killer out-of-print rare book about reggae. Well written, nice pics, WICKED!
    • Original Book (400g)£30.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, no creasing, minor edge/spine wear - a fine copy!
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    The RastafariansBy Leonard E. BarrettBeacon Press
    The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots of protest go back to the seventeenth-century maroon societies of escaped...
    • Book (350g)£18.99
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    • Original Book (350g)£20.00
      original = paperback in good condition , name written inside, difft earlier cover (see below)
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    The Sound of Philadelphia Tony Cummings (1975)Eyre Muthuen Ltd.
    Killer book on the sound of Philadelphia in the 1970s.
    • Original Book (900g)£30.00
      Original out of print second-hand book in great condition
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    Old School Rap and Hip-HopChris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas ErlewineBackbeat Books
    OVER 50% OFF THIS USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK!!!The real old school!
    Musical Gumbo: The Music Of New Orleansby Grace Lichtenstein & Laura DanknerW. W. Norton
    Out-of-print book about New Orleans music. Loads of stuff about 50s and 60s r'n'b. KILLER!
    • Original Book (600g)£30.00
      Out of print USA hardback - original copy w/dustjacket in good condition, pretty much 'as new'
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    James Baldwin: Artist on Fireby W.J. WeatherbyMichael Joseph
    A portrait of James Baldwin tracing his development from the ghettos of Harlem to Paris and back to America where his active participation in civil rights...
    • Original Book (900g)£15.00
      Out of print UK 1st edn. hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Everybody DanceChic And The Politics Of DiscoHelter Skelter Publishing
    "Everybody Dance' puts the rise and fall of Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers, the emblematic disco duo behind era-defining records "Le Freak", "Good Times"...
    • Original Book (600g)£10.00
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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,...
    • Original Book (200g)£6.99
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    Roger MaisBrother Man (1974)Heinemann
    Novel about Rastafarianism, Kingston slums and everyday life. Wicked book from wicked writer. Buy!
    • Original Book (200g)£20.00
      Secondhand paperback out of print edition, spine creasing, cover and paper ageing,
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    The Rastafariansby Bob DixBreda Centre
    • Original Book (1.1kg)£25.00
      Original s/hand hard to find small pamphlet in ok condition - has some damage to cover, sticker removal mark, sticker on back
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    Shaggy: Dogamuffin Styleby Micah LocilentoECW Press
    The shagster's bio - includes good stuff about New York's dancehall scene in the 80s
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      Out of print Secondhand paperback copy in good condition
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    Bomb The SuburbsBy William Upski WimsattSubway & Elevated
    • Original Book (250g)£8.00
      Original out of print secondhand book ex-library with stamps
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    Black MusicBlack MusicHamlyn
    Excellent harback out-of-print secondhand 70s book featuring great articles and photos on James Brown, Ray Charles, Staple Singers, Maytals, John Holt,...
    • Original Book (900g)£10.00
      UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    The Motown AlbumThe Sound of Young America - Three Decades of MagicVirgin
    This is a great collectable for Motown fans. There are many pictures and much historical information for Stevie Wonder, the Isley Brothers, Gladys Knight...
    • Original Book (1.7kg)£10.00
      Out of print s/hand original large format paperback
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    Pump up the Volume: A History of House Musicby Sean BidderChannel 4 Books
    • Original Book (500g)£12.00
      Out of print secondhand original paperback in good condition
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    Rastaman: Rastafarian Movement in EnglandErnest CashmoreCounterpoint
    • Original Book (500g)£15.00
      Original out of print secondhand book in great condition (minor ageing)
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    The Latin TingeBy John Storm RobertsOxford University Press
    This is the definitive book on Latin Music in the US and especially New York. Rumba to Mambo, Descarga to Latin Soul, this book clearly and concisely tells...
    The FaceNight Fever - Club Writing In The Face 1980-1997Boxtree
    Dance culture writings.
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      S/hand paperback in fairly good cond,
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    Bob MarleySoul Rebel - Natural MysticIsland
    Nice pics
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      secondhand book in good cond
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    The Story Of Stevie Wonder (1976)by James Haskins Panther
    1976 Biography
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Out of print secondhand p/b UK copy
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    Tito PuenteKing Of Latin Music - Book And DVDHudson Music
    Secondhand book (without dvd) in good condition
    Babylon NYC: From Beat to Punkby Victor BockrisOmnibus Press
    Hell, Ginsberg, Warhol, Debbie harry, Patti Smith ... interviews and photos - groovy NYC. Out-of-print edition edition secondhand paperback
    • Original Book (650g)£10.00
      Original UK paperback
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    Guns and Ganjaby Don TaylorJohn Blake
    Man like Don Taylor (Marley's manager) telling it wild style.
    • Original Book (300g)£6.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition
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    Miriam MakebaMy StoryBloomsbury
    Autobiography of the South African singer. S/hand hardback book with dust cover
    Yush!By Victor HeadleyX Press
    Last of the Yardie trilogy - 'London's number one Don D is set for the biggest fight of his drugs dealing career - BLOOD MUST RUN!'
    • Original Book (200g)£6.00
      Second-hand paperback in ok condition
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    Ferdinand DennisDuppy ConquerorFlamingo
    We like this Jamaican/British novel a lot! Marshall Sargeant is born with the century in Paradise, on the island of Jamaica. As a young man, he is entrusted...
    • Original Book (600g)£7.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback book
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    Who's Who In Soul MusicBy Ralph TeeWeidenfeld Paperbooks
    Extensive encyclopedia. Secondhand paperbook in good condition
    • Original Book (700g)£12.00
      Secondhand paperbook in good condition
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    Blood Posse (1994)by Phillip Baker
    Yardie stylee! 'This book follows the life of Danny, a young Jamaican growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970s. At the age of 18, in the middle of a sectarian...
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition
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    Black Music Of Two Worlds (1972)John Storm RobertsOriginal Music
    Essential music book about African and New World Afro-musics of the Caribbean and US. S/hand original out of print well groovy paperback in good condition
    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...
    • Original Book (800g)£12.00
      Original secondhand book
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    Art of the South African TownshipsGavin YoungeThames and Hudson Ltd.
    • Original Book (800g)£9.00
      Second-hand paperback book
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    Jazz ProfilesThe Spirit of the Nineties
    "Profiles trumpeters, saxophonists, trombonists, clarinetists, guitarists, pianists, organists, bassists, drummers, and vocalists including Terence Blanchard,...
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    The Hierophant of 100th Streetby Cullen Dornfrog Books
    We love this book big time! A metaphysical, spiritual  tale out of East Harlem, El Barrio. Hard to describe - but definitely a one-off. Boogaloo...
    Roller DiscoBy Dale A. MarzanoDomus Books
    "The only authorised guide to disco dances for roller skates" Second-hand out-of-print USA paperback ex-library w/stamps/plastic cover
    Roller Fever!The Complete Book Of Roller SkatingScholastic Book Services
    Catch up on the difference between Heel Splits and Mohawk Turns. Actually how to backward skate is pretty cool. Second-hand paperback in good condition...
    • Original Book (400g)£12.00
      Second-hand paperback in good condition minor creasing spine wear
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    Oxford Topics In MusicJamaican MusicOxford University Press Music Dept
    Very cool book. Wicked photos, text and book in general!
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Secondhand book as new condition
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    Pimp - The Story Of My LifeIceberg SlimCanongate
    The ultimate anti-hero, Iceberg Slim, takes you into the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, the sounds, the fears and petty triumphs of...
    • Original Book (200g)£5.00
      Secondhand book in good only (difft. cover)
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    • Book (300g)£9.99
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    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
    • Original Book (1kg)£50.00
      USA out of print original hardback in good condition w/dustjacket, has sticker on back of dustjacket
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    Soul Sacrifice : The Santana Storyby Simon LongFire Fly
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
      Secondhand out of print paperback book in good condition
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    DiscoYou Should Be DancingMulti-Media Marketing Publications
    Nice book with groovy pics
    • Original Book (300g)£20.00
      Nice s/hand hardback book in good condition
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    The Crest And The HideBy Harold CourlanderCoward, McCann & Geoghegan
    • Original Book (300g)£20.00
      Second-hand hardback, in great condition ex-library with stamps, dustjacket plastic covered
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    Soul Rebels The RastafariBy William F Lewis
    Very good book about Rastafarianism. Nice case studies of different ways of like in Jamaica and USA. Secondhand out of print USA paperback book in ok...
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Original secondhand USA paperback
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    Miles Davis: An Impact Biographyby George R. CrispGrolier
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      Out of print secondhand paperback book
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    V.S. NaipaulMiguel StreetHeinemann
    Trinidadian writer VS Naipaul
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Secondhand paperback out of print edition ex library in good condition with library stamps and plastic cover
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    Black TestimonyVoices of Britain's West IndiansBy Thomas J. Cottle
    • Original Book (400g)£18.00
      Hardback UK first edition 1978 with dustjacket (ex-library has stamps, stickers, etc).
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    The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
    • Original Book (1.2kg)£20.00
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