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Hardcover. Earl Scruggs chronicles the life and legacy of the man who revolutionized the five-string banjo and left an indelible mark on bluegrass and folk music. Including interviews with the Scruggs family and more than 60 notable musicians, this narrative biography testifies to Scruggs's enduring influence and sheds light on the history of bluegrass. Series: Roots of American Music: Folk, Americana, Blues, and Country. Num Pages: 256 pages, 26 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; AVGL; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442268654
ISBN
9781442268654
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 43.67

Paperback. During the 1930s and 1940s William Grant Still was known as the "Dean of Afro-American Composers". He worked as an arranger for early radio, on Broadway, and in Hollywood. This text brings William Grant Still out of the archives and examines his place in America's musical heritage. Series: Music of the African Diaspora. Num Pages: 384 pages, 14 b/w illustrations, 1 table, 22 music examples. BIC Classification: 1KBB; AVGC6; AVH; BGF; JFC; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 485. Clean copy in good to very good condition.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0000428
ISBN
9780520215436
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. A Beautiful Mind meets Shine- The first full biography of John Ogdon; a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time Num Pages: 432 pages, 8pp b&w plate section. BIC Classification: AVH; AVRG; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 38. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849831772
ISBN
9781849831772
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.08

Hardcover. As a composite portrait of this complex, paradoxically private figure, 'John S. Beckett' is a fascinating record of an era seen through the character and achievements of a singular individual whose varied career touched many lives. Num Pages: 567 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; 3JMC; AVGC; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 169 x 54. Weight in Grams: 1048.
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843516651
ISBN
9781843516651
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.00
€ 30.68

Paperback. The Classical Style Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 42. Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571228126
ISBN
9780571228126
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 17.57

Paperback. The best and most ambitious book about Jimi Hendrix, being reissued with a new introduction on the 70th anniversary of Hendrix's birth. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; AVRL1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 199 x 22. Weight in Grams: 226. Jimi Hendrix and Post-war Pop. 336 pages. The best and most ambitious book about Jimi Hendrix, being reissued with a new introduction on the 70th anniversary of Hendrix's birth. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; AVRL1. Dimension: 164 x 199 x 22. Weight: 226.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857867742
ISBN
9780857867742
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.96

Paperback. A vivid biography of John Lee Hooker, from a critically acclaimed journalist Num Pages: 656 pages, ill. BIC Classification: AVGK; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 42. Weight in Grams: 454. The Adventures of John Lee Hooker in the American Twentieth Century. 656 pages, ill. A vivid biography of John Lee Hooker, from a critically acclaimed journalist. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGK; AVH; BGF. Dimension: 131 x 198 x 42. Weight: 452.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857862037
ISBN
9780857862037
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.39

Paperback. Metallica formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, their original line-up consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, lead guitarist Dave Mustaine, and bassist Ron McGovney. They had sold over 100 million records worldwide by the time their album, "Death Magnetic", was released in 2008. Num Pages: 192 pages, 100 colour/bw photographs. BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 150 x 14. Weight in Grams: 344. The Stories Behind the Biggest Songs. Series: Stories Behind Every Song S. 192 pages, 100 colour/bw photographs. Metallica formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, their original line-up consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, lead guitarist Dave Mustaine, and bassist Ron McGovney. They had sold over 100 million records worldwide by the time their album, "Death Magnetic", was released in 2008. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH. Dimension: 195 x 150 x 14. Weight: 344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Carlton Books
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847323392
ISBN
9781847323392
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.37

Hardcover. Editor(s): Murray, Charles. Num Pages: 144 pages, Colour and Black and White Photographs. BIC Classification: AJCP; AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 262 x 266 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1144.
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
Insight Editions
Number of pages
144
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608871322
ISBN
9781608871322
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 32.42

Paperback. David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know. Num Pages: 574 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 40. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
Zero Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780992440
ISBN
9781780992440
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.36

Paperback. One of Britain's leading music writers tells the stories behind seven musical lives that burned brightly, but all too briefly. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: AVH; BGF; BK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Quercus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784291334
ISBN
9781784291334
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Hardcover. As well as chronicling and listing every performance in Britain from June 1944, the author details "The Glenn Miller Story", his appearance in two films during the war and the circumstances of his disappearance on a flight to France. Num Pages: 160 pages, 400 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; AVGJ; AVGK; AVH; HBG; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 253 x 193 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1106. 160 pages, 400 illustrations. As well as chronicling and listing every performance in Britain from June 1944, the author details "The Glenn Miller Story", his appearance in two films during the war and the circumstances of his disappearance on a flight to France. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; AVGJ; AVGK; AVH; HBG; HBWQ. Dimension: 253 x 193 x 18. Weight: 1106.
Publisher
After the Battle
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780900913921
ISBN
9780900913921
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 21.87

Hardcover. Bono (U2) once said, "More than any other band, The Who are our role models." Starting as a simple four-piece 'mod' band in the early 1960s, The Who went on to conquer the world with their unique and supremely powerful music that transcended any genre and appealed to fans across the world. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 293 x 13. Weight in Grams: 894.
Publisher
Carlton Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780976198
ISBN
9781780976198
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.96

Paperback. It would be difficult to think of a rock star who has had a varied and influential career than David Bowie and the list of bands and musicians who have been influenced by Bowie reads like an A to Z of popular music. This book shows that the only real constant factors in his career are his imagination and his talent for artistic reincarnation. Num Pages: 160 pages, 140 colour & b/w photographs. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 149 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Carlton Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KRF2232888
ISBN
9781847326638
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. By the time she was 14, the author knew she had to get out of Akron, Ohio. Her perfect '50s American childhood upturned by a newly acquired taste for rock 'n' roll, motorbikes and the 'get down boys' seen at gigs in and around Cleveland. This book deals with her life and work. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785031465
ISBN
9781785031465
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.89

Paperback. An enchanting account of the great and controversial composer Richard Wagner, by an artist immersed in his music. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2x8pp. BIC Classification: AVGC9; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 234 x 23. Weight in Grams: 424.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780228372
ISBN
9781780228372
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.91

Paperback. This biography (first published in 2000 to mark the 250th anniversary of J.S. Bach's death) presents a picture of the composer that demonstrates the intimate connection between Bach's life and his music, showing how the composer's superb inventiveness pervaded his career as a musician, composer, performer, scholar, and teacher. Num Pages: 640 pages, frontispiece; numerous halftones; 1 map, numerous music examples. BIC Classification: AVGC3; AVH; BGF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 155 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1052.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
620
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199248841
ISBN
9780199248841
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.42

Hardcover. ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award winner A fresh look at the life of Mozart during his imperial years by one of the world's leading Mozart scholars. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8 pages of illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JF; AVGC4; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
244
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393050707
ISBN
9780393050707
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 24.15

Paperback. Ricks examines Dylan's songs through the biblical concepts of the seven deadly Sins, the four cardinal Virtues and the three Heavenly Graces. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 134 x 35. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857862013
ISBN
9780857862013
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.96

Paperback. The tenor, Peter Pears, contributed to British musical life through his own singing, and as the inspiration of Benjamin Britten. This biography includes an account of Pears's childhood and school days at Lancing College, his academic career at Oxford and his early professional work as a BBC singer. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16pp photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; AVGC9; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 134 x 28. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571170722
ISBN
9780571170722
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.25