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Pete Doherty: Last of the Rock Romantics

By: Alex Hannaford

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03891

ISBN: 0091910781

Condition: Near Fine


Last of the Rock Romantics gets to the core of Pete Doherty - his musicianship, his passion, his self-destructive tendencies and his quest to find a mythic England that probably exists only in his imagination. This is a definitive biography of a very British legend. There is a dried rose and stem in the front of the book which we thought we would leave. There is light wear to the head and foot of the D/W spine. View more info

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

By: Brian Moynahan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04375

ISBN: 0857383000

Condition: Very Good


Weaving Shostakovich's own story and that of many others into context of the maelstrom of Stalin's purges and the brutal Nazi invasion of Russia. this book is a magisterial and moving account of one of the most tragic periods in history. View more info

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Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

By: Carlin, Peter, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03042

ISBN: 1594863202

Condition: Very Good


Despite their utopian visions, infectious hooks, and stunning harmonies, the Beach Boys were beset by abuse, jealousy, and terrifying mental illness. In this book the author pulls back the curtains on Brian Wilson. One of popular music's most revered luminaries, as well as its biggest mystery. There is a black mark on the top of the text block which could mean it was a publishers remainder book. The D/W shows light wear to its corners. View more info

Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Christopher Fifield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03995

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Very Good


Kathleen Ferrier's name endures to this day for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public, in concerts, on records and on the radio, despite a career which lasted barely ten years. She must have been fun to know, and from this collection of letters, just over three hundred of them gathered from Britain and around the world as well has her personal diaries, what emerges provides a sunny picture in the gloomy landscape of post-Second World War days . A good, clea and t... View more info

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Eric Clapton : The Autobiography.

By: Clapton, Eric & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Century Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: 5th Edition

Sellers ID: 02051

ISBN: 1846055075

Condition: Very Good


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Journals

By: Cobain, Kurt

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Riverhead Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03562

ISBN: 1573222321

Condition: Fine


Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and his thoughts about fame, the state of music, and the people who bought and sold him and his music. More than twenty of these notebooks survived and have been locked in a safe since his death. Here is a mesmerizing insight in to one of the most influential musicians of his time. The corners of the hardcover are bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear to its corners... View more info

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LZ-75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour

By: Davis, Stephen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: uk, Fourth Estate: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03583

ISBN: 0007377940

Condition: Fine


Tied together by davis' entertaining narrative, and including more than 40 never-before-published photographs, LZ-'75 is an unprecedented and comprehensive personal portrait of the greatest ( and most notoriously press-shy ) rock band in history at its apex. The D/w shows light wear to the bottom edge and corner. there is also a ghost of a label on the rear panel. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sinatra: Behind the Legend

By: J. Randy Taraborrelli

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03708

ISBN: 0283072067

Condition: Fine


Frank Sinatra was one of the most influential and talented entertainers the world has ever seen. He was also one of the most complex - generous, a loyal friend, a champion of causes, a devoted son and father, a womanizer and a loud-mouth tough guy. Based on many years of in-depth research, including hundreds of interviews, the result is a compelling and honest tribute to a man whose songs touched a chord in all of us. A clean, tight and near fine copy. View more info

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Tom Jones , Over the Top and Back, The Autobiography

By: Jones, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03558

ISBN: 0718180682

Condition: Fine


Across six decades, Sir Tom Jones has maintained a vital career in a risky, unstable business notorious for the short lives of its artists. With a drive that comes from nothing but the love of what he does, he breaks through and then wrestles with the vagaries of the music industry, the nature of success and its inevitable consequences. Raw, honest, funny and powerful, this is a memoir like no other from one of the world's great singing talents. There is a little wear to... View more info

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With Billie

By: Julia Blackburn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03782

ISBN: 0224075896

Condition: Near Fine


Julia Blackburn's brilliant and haunting book is a life of Billie Holiday told in the voices of those who knew her. Billie Holiday is usually portrayed as a tragic victim of her own vices. These intimate stories - told by piano players and dancers, pimps and junkies, a record producer, a theatre critic and two very different narcotic agents - give us a much deeper picture of her personality at the same time as illuminating the dangerous and complex world she inhabited. T... View more info

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Hildegard of Bingen The Woman of Her Age

By: Maddocks, Fiona

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03046

ISBN: 0747273987

Condition: Very Good


Hildegard of Bingen, would have been remarkable in any age. Today, her growing reputation as a composer of religious music has over shadowed the astonishing variety of her accomplishments and her part in scientific, cultural and theological revolution of the pre-Renaissance. There is a small damp stain on the top edges of the rear panel of the D/W. Otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

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Grunge

By: Moore, Thurston

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Harry N. Abrams: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03575

ISBN: 081095317X

Condition: Very Good


The genesis of the Grunge Revolution was captured in the eighties and nineties by photographer Michael Lavine, who had the fortuitous eye to document the opening salvo of this cultural explosion beginning on the streets of the cities and towns of the Pacific NorthWest.Lavine shot the Punks and the bands extolling the Grunge aesthetic to the world. The hardcovers show light shelf wear and there is a small tear on the base of the front board. ... View more info

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Marlene Dietrich Remembered: A Woman at War.

By: Riva, David.J. ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Painted Turtle: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03151

ISBN: 0814332498

Condition: Very Good


Marlene Dietrich's conflicted personal journey from Berliner to American soldier during World War II is as intense as any role she played on screen In this collection of interviews and photographs, the many facets of Dietrich's personality and of her life during World war II are recounted by those whose lives she touched. The D/J shows signs of shelf-wear with light rubbing to both front and back panels, and there are some indentations on the back panel. View more info

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XS All Areas: The Status Quo Autobiography.

By: Rossi, Francis; Parfitt, Rick; Wall, Mick

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Uk, Macmillan UK: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02058

ISBN: 0283073756

Condition: Very Good


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Mozart: The Early Years 1756-1781

By: Stanley. Sadie

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03392

ISBN: 0198165293

Condition: Very Good


In this work the author draws on the wealth of new scholarship to create a magnificent critical study of the composer's early life and works. The D/J has light edge ware . View more info

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A prima donna's progress: the autobiography of Joan Sutherland

By: Sutherland,Joan.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03610

ISBN: 0297813218

Condition: Near Fine


Joan Sutherland's voice remains one of the marvels of our century. Her liquid tone, astonishing trills, range and accuracy justly earned her the title 'La Stupenda', and led to standing ovations for her performances in all the major opera houses around the world. This autobiography brings to life a remarkable career that spanned more than forty years. The book is covered in a protective plastic cover which will come with the book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Michael Jackson: The Magic and the Madness

By: Taraborrelli, J. Randy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2003

Edition: 5th Edition

Sellers ID: 02044

ISBN: 0283073799

Condition: Very Good


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The Rolling Stones - 50. by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts & Ronnie Wood

By: The Rolling Stones

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03150

ISBN: 0500516243

Condition: Very Good


Curated, introduced and narrated by the band themselves.' The Rolling Stones 50' is the only officially authorized book to celebrate this milestone. With privileged access to a wealth of unseen and rare material, it is packed with superb reportage photography, contact sheets, negative strips, outtakes and so much more, from every period in the band's history. With more than 1,000 illustrations, it also features some of the most rare and interesting Stones memorabilia in ... View more info

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The Life of Sammy Davis Jr in Black & White.

By: Wil Heywood

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03758

ISBN: 1845130138

Condition: Near Fine


He was an electrifying dancer, a compulsive, adrenalin-soaked entertainer, a member of the perennially famous Rat Pack, and one of the giants of the golden age of show business. But for years he has remained hidden behind the persona he so vigorously generated, and so fiercely protected. Now, in this surprising, illuminating and compulsively readable biography, Wil Haywood takes us into the extraordinary, singular life of Sammy Davis Jr. There is light marking to the ffe... View more info