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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! Secondhand paperback in average condition, some ageing and wear to front cover
    • Original Book (400g)£40.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, bit of creasing to front cover
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    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
    • Original Book (1kg)£35.00
      1st edn. s/hand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    The Stevie Wonder Scrapbookby James Haskins with Kathleen BensonCassell
    Great 1979 book about Stevie Wonder's life with loads (100s) of stunning black and white photos and text. Great!
    • Original Book (600g)£12.00
      Out of print secondhand p/b in good condition
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    Diana Ross: A Legend in Focus (2000)by Sharon Davis
    • Original Book (1.4kg)£12.00
      Large format secondhand hardback book
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    A Hidden ViewImages of Bahia, BrazilFrontline/BCA (1994)
    Large format secondhand original book cover has wear and creasing, inside has library stamp
    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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    Africa O-Ye!A Celebration Of African MusicGuinness Publishing
    DESCRIPTION:The sounds of Africa have been infiltrating Western music and culture for some time. This book traces the development of the various musical...
    • Original Book (700g)£10.00
      secondhand original paperback book in good condition
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    Black Pearl: The Hairderesser from HaitiA. and E. SheehanHarvill (1956)
    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
    • Original Book (400g)£20.00
      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    Understanding Jamaican PatoisAn Introduction to Afro-Jamaican GrammarLMH Publishing
    This easy-to-understand introduction to Afro-Jamaican grammar explains clearly and simply the basics of Jamaican patois. Never again will u mix up your...
    • Original Book (400g)£8.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition
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    Stevie WonderBy John Swenson
    Great pics and bio!
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand paperback in great condition​
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    The Folk Music Encyclopaediaby Kristin Baggelaar And Donald Milton (1977)
    • Original Book (1kg)£15.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback book ex-library with stamps in good condition
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    With Hope in Their Eyes: Compelling Stories of the Windrush Generationby Vivienne FrancisNia
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
      Original out of print secondhand book in good cond. ex library with plastic cover
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    The Encyclopedia Of JazzIn The SixtiesQuartet Books
    Large Second-hand paperback by Leonard Feather in good cond.
    Gordon ParksNo Excuses
    Gordon Parks overcame the obstacles of poverty and racism and never gave up on his dreams. He attributes his drive for excellence to his mother who told...
    • Original Book (400g)£10.00
      secondhand USA hardback ex-library
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    Truly BlessedTeddy Pendergrass (1999)G. P. Putnam's Sons
    Truly Blessed is Teddy Pendergrass''s account of the journey that took him from a North Philadelphia ghetto to the stage of Madison Square Garden, from...
    • Original Book (650g)£18.00
      s/hand out of print first edition hardback w/ dustjacket. Book is fine, dustjacket has wear to edges and one small tear
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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)£12.00
      Out of print s/hand original large format paperback
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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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    Caribbean Cooking Cooking for Pleasureby Mary SlaterHamlyn
    (Different cover)
    • Original Book (800g)£8.00
      Secondhand book
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    New Sounds, New Personalities. British Composers Of The 1980Sby Paul GriffithsFaber Music
    Includes Gavin Bryars, John Taverner, Harrison Birtwhistle and more
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Out of print secondhand paperback book in good condition
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    Dave CourtneyRaving LunacyVirgin Books
    Oi! Nutter! Strangely addictive account of an insane but quite funny bouncer/promoter during acid raves in London in 1990s. Definitely on one. Or ten.
    • Original Book (600g)£10.00
      Fuck me it's only a bloody First-edition Secondhand hardback book in a bloody dustjacket in goodish nick innit - nutter!
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    FireflyNoel Coward In JamaicaVictor Gollancz
    Very groovy book about Noel Coward in Jamaica written by Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Firefly was the name of Noel Coward's house in Jamaica....
    • Original Book (650g)£10.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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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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    Let's Visit NigeriaBy Nicholas Freville
    Very groovy small hardback book 1968, republished 74. Secondhand hardback
    Movement Of Jah PeopleThe Growth Of The RastafariansPress Gang
    Out-of-print Second-hand small press paperback book in good condition
    Microphone FiendsYouth Music and Youth Culture Routledge
    Secondhand original paperback book in good condition.This book includes a rare interview with voguer Willi Ninja! Microphone Fiends, a collection of original...
    • Original Book (600g)£10.00
      Secondhand original paperback book in good condition
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    A History of Jazz In Britain1919-1950Paladin
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Second-hand paperback in good condition
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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      s/hand paperback original in good condition with ageing/yellowing
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    Inna LiverpoolBenjamin ZephaniahAK PRESS (1995)
    Nice out of print private press pamphlet of poems
    John Coltrane by Bill ColeDA CAPO PRESS
    This book is highly informative to anyone who would like to dive into Coltrane.
    • Original Book (350g)£15.00
      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    The Disco Handbookby Bruce PollackScholastic Book Services
    Rare disco info book - (no record inside unfortunately)! Crazy stuff! Secondhand USA paperback, writing inside, 2 old stickers
    • Original Book (200g)£20.00
      Secondhand USA paperback in good condition (old price sticker on front)
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    Music in England (1942)by Eric BlomPenguin Books
    Early history of British music. Well old Secondhand paperback book
    In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
    Nice collectible hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in ok cond
    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...
    Ikons: Meditations in Words and Musicby John Tavener & Mother TheklaHarper Collins
    • Original Book (350g)£10.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback with CD
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    If I Can Dream: Elvis's Own Storyby Larry Geller And Joel Spector (1989)
    A long-time confidante of Elvis Presley reveals intimate details of the legendary performer's dreams and disillusionments, showing his disintegration due...
    Imamu Amiri Baraka: A Collection of Critical Essaysby Leroi JonesTwentieth Century View
    • Original Book (250g)£20.00
      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA paperback, ex-library, well worn copy, creasing, ageing
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    Attitudeby Lisa SliwaSidgwick & Jackson
    All u need to know ladies. Ex-Guardian Angel Lisa shows you how it's done. Ouch!
    • Original Book (300g)£8.00
      Original UK paperback in good condition
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    Moby - Replay - His Life and TimesBy Martin JamesIndependent Music Press
    • Original Book (400g)£7.00
      S/hand book in good condition
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    Shout!: The True Story of the Beatlesby Philip NormanPan Books
    Seminal text!
    • Original Book (400g)£7.00
      secondhand paperback in good cond
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    • Book (400g)£9.99 £5.00
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    Electronic Music ProjectsBy R.A. PenfoldBernard Babani
    • Original Book (200g)£12.00
      s/hand paperback in goodish condition
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    Out of His Head - The Sound of Phil Spectorby Richard WilliamsAbacus
    Out of print edition secondhand paperback about groovy Phil
    Caribbean And African CookeryBy Rosamund GrantVirago
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      s/hand paperback in good condition
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    The Roots Of The Bluesby Samuel ChartersDa Capo Paperback
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Secondhand out-of-print edition paperback in good condition
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    KTG Know The Game - Dancingby The Imperial Society of DancingThe EP Group
    Samba, cha cha cha, samba it's all here. Nice moves with pics and text. Headings like 'The Poise and the Walk' for Man and Lady. Brought to you by the...
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Original secondhand book/pamphlet.
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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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    Martha and Hanwellby Zadie SmithPenguins
    • Original Book (200g)£4.00
      As new out of print paperback
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