Brother Ray: Ray Charles Own Story

Brother Ray: Ray Charles Own Story

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ISBN Code : 9780786180950
Book Author : Ray Charles
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Total Pages : 366

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Ray Charles (1930-2004) led one of the most extraordinary lives of any popular musician. In Brother Ray, he reveals his life story unsparingly, from the chronicle of his musical development to his heroin addiction to his tangled romantic life. Overcoming poverty, blindness, the loss of his parents, and the pervasive racism of the era, Ray Charles was acclaimed worldwide as

Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

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ISBN Code : 9780061806360
Book Author : Sara Marcus
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Total Pages : 581

Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution Book Detail/ Review :

Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive history of Riot Grrrlthe radical feminist uprising that exploded into the public eye in the 1990s and included incendiary punk bands Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy, and Huggy Bear. A dynamic chronicle not just a movement but an era, this is the story of a group of pissed-off girls with no patience for sexism and no inte

David Bowies Low(33? 26)

David Bowies Low(33? 26)

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Book Author : Hugo Wilcken
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Total Pages : 537

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One day I blew my nose and half my brains came out. Los Angeles, 1976. David Bowie is holed up in his Bel-Air mansion, drifting into drug-induced paranoia and confusion. Obsessed with black magic and the Holy Grail, hes built an altar in the living room and keeps his fingernail clippings in the fridge. There are occasional trips out to visit his friend Iggy Pop in a men

alt.punk

alt.punk

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ISBN Code : 9781934081297
Book Author : Lavinia Ludlow
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Total Pages : 257

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We Need a Cleanup on Aisle Five Hazel is a middle-class hypochondriac doing (over)time as a manager at Safeway, the only place that would hire her with an MBA from a state school. She hates her boyfriend, her family, and her life. Otis is a guiltless weirdo who still has action figures in his bed; a postindustrial Peter Pan who wakes up in the middle of the night crying fr

Best Music Writing 2011(Da Capo Best Music Writing)

Best Music Writing 2011(Da Capo Best Music Writing)

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ISBN Code : 9780306819636
Book Author : Alex Ross
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Total Pages : 356

Best Music Writing 2011(Da Capo Best Music Writing) Book Detail/ Review :

Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of essays, missives, and musings on every style of music from rock to hip-hop to R&B to jazz to pop to blues, it is essential reading for anyone who loves great music and accomplished writing. Scribes of every imaginable sor

KLF: Chaos Magic Music Money

KLF: Chaos Magic Music Money

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Book Author : J.M.R. Higgs
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Total Pages : 286

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They were the best-selling singles band in the world. They had awards, credibility, commercial success and creative freedom.They deleted their records, erased themselves from musical history and burnt their last million pounds in a boathouse on the Isle of Jura.And they couldn�t say why.This is the story of The KLF, told through the ideas that drove them. It is a story ab

The Rest Is Noise

The Rest Is Noise

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ISBN Code : 9780312427719
Book Author : Alex Ross
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Total Pages : 256

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Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for CriticismA New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the YearTime magazine Top Ten Nonfiction Book of 2007Newsweek Favorite Books of 2007A Washington Post Book World Best Book of 2007In this sweeping and dramatic narrative, Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, weaves together the histori

Beethoven: The Man Revealed

Beethoven: The Man Revealed

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ISBN Code : 9781907642791
Book Author : John Suchet
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Total Pages : 531

Beethoven: The Man Revealed Book Detail/ Review :

It is perhaps more true of Beethoven than any other composer that if you know what is going on in his life, you listen to his music through different ears. Ludwig van Beethovens life - its dramas, conflicts, loves and losses, his deafness coupled with continuous health problems, his epic struggle with his sister-in-law for sole custody of her son, his nephew - is played o

Stories from the Nerve Bible: A Retrospective, 1972-1992

Stories from the Nerve Bible: A Retrospective, 1972-1992

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ISBN Code : 9780060950507
Book Author : Laurie Anderson
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Total Pages : 426

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Laurie Anderson is an American experimental performance artist and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings in a variety of experimental music and art rock styles. Initially trained as a sculptor, Anderson did her first performance art piece in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s, Anderson did a variety of different performance art activities. She became widely k

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