Never Grow Old Studio One Discography & Rhythm Directory

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    This is the definitive new edition of Rob Chapman's 100% essential discography of Studio One. Rob Chapman has written sleevenotes for a number of our Soul Jazz/Studio One releases is one of the most respected of all Studio One aficionados! This book is the bomb!

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    Highlife Saturday NightPopular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana
    WICKED BOOK! USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFF!!!! Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana-when musicians took to the stage...
    LeewayLee Morgan Discography
    Excellent discography on man like Lee Morgan, every record session! "Roger Wernboe has done Jazz scholars, fans, and collectors a great favor. Thanks...
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      Out of print RARE paperback book. NEW, SEALED OPENED ONCE
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    The Clash FAQAll That s Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers
    OVER 50% OFF!!!Founded by guitarist Mick Jones and fronted by the legendary Joe Strummer, the Clash had the charisma of Elvis, the integrity of the Beatles,...
    Rolling Stones: The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones (1985)by Stanley Booth
    Secondhand out of print edition paperback
    It Was Twenty Years Ago Todayby Derek Taylor (1987)
    S/hand paperback book
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    Contemporary Music: An Introductionby Francis Routh (1968)
    Neat secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket. Varese, Schoenberg, Copland
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    Iceberg SlimMama Black Widow
    Iceberg Slim keeps it real - so says Ice T
    I Am Not Your NegroWritten by James Baldwin, Directed by Raoul PeckAltitude
    Documentary narrated by Samuel L Jackson based on James Baldwin's book documenting race in America and the death of his close friends Martin Luther King,...
    The Black Power Imperative (1985)by Theodore Cross
    Large USA secondhand paperback in ok condition
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      Large USA secondhand paperback in ok condition
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    Stevie WonderBy John Swenson
    Great pics and bio! Secondhand paperback in great condition
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      Secondhand paperback in great condition​
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    Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heartby Kenneth Bilby
    This is the first book devoted to the studio musicians who were central to Jamaica's popular-music explosion. With color portraits and interview excerpts,...
    Soul of a Nation (BOOK)Art in the Age of Black Power
    BACK IN STOCK!!!!In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions...
    African Musics in Context. Institutions, Culture, Identityby Thomas Solomon
    African Musics in Context discusses the place of performing arts in Ugandan society, archiving music and music sources, performing archival music, performing...
    CoversRetracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
    Superb deluxe hardback book. "Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London" is a project by photographer Alex Bartsch documenting reggae album covers...
    Ferdinand DennisThe Last Blues Dance
    S/hand paperback in good condition.100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your...
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      s/hand paperback in good condition.
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    Chester HimesRun Man Run
    Secondhand paperback (slightly difft cover) in ok condition100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
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    Music in Africaby Adana Dzemila
    Africa is such a large and diverse continent. Outside Africa, there is often only talk about Africa as one country: For example Tunisia and Tanzania could...
    Lion SongsThomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe
    NEARLY 70% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE! LOVELY USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Like Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, singer, composer, and bandleader...
    R.I.P.: New York Spraycan Memorialsby Martha Cooper
    Nice book! Secondhand paperback in good condition (name written inside)
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      Secondhand paperback in good condition (name written inside)
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    An African treasury: Articles, essays, stories, poems by Black Africans (1961)by Langston Hughes
    Out of print secondhand USA paperback (yellow pages etc)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy...
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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
    Orfeo Negro (Black Orpheus)The Original Soundtrack
    KILLER Brazilian soundtrack. 100% essential! Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ (in shrink) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
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      Len DeightonWinter - A Berlin Family 1899-1945Limited edition uncorrected proof number 906 / 1000
      Limited edition uncorrected proof number 906 / 1000.Yellowing cover. One crease. Box 1
      Life And Death On The New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983By Tim Lawrence
      Here we go .. massive NYC dancefloor 500+ page book by the excellent Tim Lawrence - who wrote Love Saves The Day and also has written for Soul Jazz...
      70 Years of Popular Music: The War YearsEdited by Peter Foss (1987)
      Large format secondhand book/pamphlet
      Sandeeno / Johnny ClarkeZion Train / Dance
      Double header from Dub Conductor Music on this new 10" featuring Sandeeno and the legendary Johnny Clarke on one vocal a piece plus dubs.
      • Sandeeno – Zion Train
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      • Johnny Clarke – Dance
      • Sandeeno / Johnny Clarke – Dub
      Be My Babyby Ronnie Spector and Vince Waldron (1991)
      secondhand book
      Reflections on Wagner's Ringby John Culshaw (1976)
      Neat secondhand hardback book w/ dustjacket
      All American Music: Composition in the Late Twentieth Centuryby John Rockwell (1983)
      Secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket, plastic covered. Features chapters on Cage, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Robert Ashley, Phillip Glass, Keith Jarrett,...
      Soviet Composers and the Development of Soviet Musicby Stanley Dale Krebs (1970)
      1st edition hardback w/dustjacket minor tears signature inside
      Zoot Suits and Secondhand Dresses: Anthology of Fashion and Music (Youth questions)by Angela McRobbie (1989)
      Youth culture clothes innit. Secondhand paperback book
      John Taverner: His Life and Musicby Colin Hand (1978)
      Secondhand paperback
      Edward Elgar: His life and musicby Diana McVeagh (1955)
      Secondhand Hardback book ex-libary
      Music from the Middle Ages to the Renaissanceby F. W. Sternfeld (1973)
      Secondhand hardback book w/ a badly damaged dustjacket
      Medieval Music (Oxford Topics in Music)by Joan Arnold (1982)
      Nice information book/pamphlet
      The Purcell Companionby Michael Burden (1995)
      Secondhand paperback book
      Backing into the Limelight: The Story of the Mike Sammes Singersby Mike Sammes (1994)
      Easy now!Secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket
      Folk and Traditional Music of the Western Continentby Bruno Nettl (1965)
      Original secondhand hardback book w/ dustjacket in plastic covering ex-library w/stamps
      Best of Jazz: Basin Street to Harlem - Jazz Masters and Masterpieces, 1917-30by Humphrey Lyttelton (1978)
      Secondhand 1st edition hardback book w/dustjacket. From Basin Street to Mornington Crescent ... no sorry, to Harlem.
      Whitney Houston 1963-2012 We Will Always Love Youby James Robert Parish (2012)
      This comprehensive biography chronicles the full dramatic narrative of Houston’s rollercoaster ride from her troubled childhood days in New Jersey to...
      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...
      Black Music in Britain: Essays on the Afro-Asian Contribution to Popular Music (Popular Music in Britain)by Paul Oliver (1990)
      Secondhand paperback - "essays on the Afro-Asian contribution to popular music"
      Stravinsky (The Master Musicians Series)by Francis Routh (1975)
      Compact hardback book, no dustjacket

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