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224pp hardback. Brett Anderson came from a world impossibly distant from rock star success, and in Coal Black Mornings he traces the journey that took him from a childhood as 'a snotty, sniffy, slight..
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264pp hardback. Count Basie, Tchaikovsky, Aretha Franklin, Lou Reed, Diana Ross, John Lennon and the Rolling Stones all had their music promoted by Andy Warhol's record covers. This stunning volume re..
By Tony McGartland. 288pp paperback. The Complete History draws on years of research and numerous interviews with the band and associates, and contains meticulous detail of every gig, record release, ..
By Gillian G Gaar. 192pp hardback. This book tells the personal story of Elvis and his relationships with those near and dear to him and contains more than 150 colour and black and white photographs f..
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By Anthony Robustelli. 400pp paperback. Despite Steely Dan s popularity, its ability to cultivate an ever-growing base of avid and loyal fans, and its chart positions, relatively little has been writt..
By Sean Smith. 320pp hardback. George is the story of two extraordinary lives - the private man and the public legend. Georgios Panayiotou was just eighteen when he decided to adopt the stage name of ..
320pp hardback. The first comprehensive account of British recording studios ever published, it was written with the cooperation of the British APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services, he..
Nick Hornby's internationally bestselling first novel, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time.Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He kee..
By Peter Ames Carlin. 432pp hardback. 2016 Biography. To have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1..
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