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    Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

    By David Hepworth

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Defining moments and turning points in the lives of forty rock stars from 1955 to 1995, this title takes you on a journey to burst a hundred myths and create a hundred more.

    Walls Come Tumbling Down

    By Daniel Rachel

    Paperback £10.25

    Walls Come Tumbling Down charts the pivotal period between 1976 and 1992 that saw politics and pop music come together for the first time in Britain's musical history; musicians and their fans suddenly became instigators of social change, and 'the political persuasion of musicians was as important as the songs...

    Delta Lady

    By Michael Walker

    Paperback £8.45

    The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience. She inspired songs-Leon Russell wrote "A Song for You" and "Delta Lady" for her, Stephen Stills wrote "Cherokee." She co-wrote songs-"Superstar" and the piano...

    Making Aboriginal Men and Music in Central Australia

    By Ase Ottosson

    Paperback £25.65

    This detailed ethnographic study explores the intercultural crafting of contemporary forms of Aboriginal manhood in the world of country, rock and reggae music making in Central Australia. Focusing on four different musical contexts - an Aboriginal recording studio, remote Aboriginal settlements, small non-indigenous towns, and tours beyond the musicians' homeland...

    Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

    By Phil Collins

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    As one of only three musicians to sell over 100 million records both in a group and as a solo artist, Collins breathes rare air. This book tells Phil Collins' candid, witty, unvarnished story of the songs and shows, the hits and pans, his marriages and divorces, the ascents to...

    Last Holiday

    By Gil Scott-Heron

    Paperback £8.45

    'Leave it to Scott-Heron to save some of his best for last ... He's a real writer, a word man, and [The Last Holiday] is as wriggling and vital in its way as Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Volume One' New York Times

    The Late Voice: Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music

    By Richard Elliott

    Paperback £22.45

    Popular music artists, as performers in the public eye, offer a privileged site for the witnessing and analysis of ageing and its mediation. The Late Voice undertakes such an analysis by considering issues of time, memory, innocence and experience in modern Anglophone popular song and the use by singers and...

    50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People That Changed Our Culture

    By Jann S. Wenner

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    A lavish book celebrating 50 years of Rolling Stone magazine--one of the most iconic and influential voices in American music and culture

    Hip Hop Stylography

    By Adrianna Piazza

    Hardback Save £6.72 = £16.23

    Taj Mahal Foxtrot

    By Naresh Fernandes

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.45

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