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9781495030116 | Backbeat Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $34.99

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Product Description: "A definitive tome for both Who fans and newcomers alike" - Q Magazine Pete Townshend was once asked how he prepared himself for The Who's violent live performances. His answer? 'Pretend you're in a war.' For a band as prone to furious infighting as it was notorious for acts of 'auto-destructive art' this could have served as a motto...read more

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9781781311875, titled "Pretend You're in a War: The Who and the Sixties" | Aurum Pr Ltd, March 1, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: "A definitive tome for both Who fans and newcomers alike" - Q MagazinePete Townshend was once asked how he prepared himself for The Who's violent live performances.

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9781781315231, titled "Pretend You're in a War: The Who and the Sixties" | Reprint edition (Aurum Pr Ltd, October 15, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: "A definitive tome for both Who fans and newcomers alike" - Q Magazine Pete Townshend was once asked how he prepared himself for The Who's violent live performances.
9780373790807, titled "A Taste of Fantasy" | Harlequin Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $4.50 | also contains A Taste of Fantasy | About this edition: Samantha Tyler is still smarting from her divorce, so happily-ever-after is the last thing on her busy legal mind.

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Product Description: The definitive biography of Queen and Freddie Mercury, by the author of Comfortably Numb and Bring It On HomeDespite the death of their exuberant front man Freddie Mercury in 1991, Queen remains one of the most popular bands on the planet, with 300 million global album sales and the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, a "foot-stomping celebration of Queen," hitting theaters...read more

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9780306820717, titled "Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Freddie Mercury & Queen" | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, August 14, 2012), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The definitive biography of Queen and Freddie Mercury, by the author of Comfortably Numb and Bring It On HomeDespite the death of their exuberant front man Freddie Mercury in 1991, Queen remains one of the most popular bands on the planet, with 300 million global album sales and the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, a "foot-stomping celebration of Queen," hitting theaters.

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Product Description: Queen's success in the 1970s was accompanied by a taste for musical and non-musical excess. Is This the Real Life? draws on eyewitness testimonies--former producers and managers, ex-girlfriends and boyfriends--to create a complete picture of one of the world's most ambitiously driven rock bands at work and at play...read more

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9780306819599 | Da Capo Pr, March 22, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Queen's success in the 1970s was accompanied by a taste for musical and non-musical excess.
9781845135973 | Aurum Pr Ltd, January 17, 2011, cover price $32.95 | also contains Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Queen

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Product Description: In his own words-from rock's most legendary bad boy.Rock 'n' roll legend and Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has quite a few things to say: about Mick Jagger, the Stones, sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, and life itself. Sample these nuggets of wit and wisdom chipped from the tablets of Stone: On etiquette: "I've never turned blue in someone else's bathroom...read more
By Mark Blake (compiler)

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9780451227584 | 1 edition (New Amer Library, May 5, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In his own words-from rock's most legendary bad boy.

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Product Description: Mark Blake draws on his own interviews with band members as well as the group’s friends, road crew, musical contemporaries, former housemates, and university colleagues to produce a riveting history of one of the biggest rock bands of all time...read more

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9781568583839 | Da Capo Pr, December 31, 2007, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive history of the iconic psychedelic rock band draws on interviews with its members as well as the group's friends, crew, and other colleagues to describe their rise during the 1960s and 1970s, their breakup, the death of Syd Barrett, and more.

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9780306817526 | Da Capo Pr, November 24, 2008, cover price $17.99 | also contains Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd | About this edition: Mark Blake draws on his own interviews with band members as well as the group’s friends, road crew, musical contemporaries, former housemates, and university colleagues to produce a riveting history of one of the biggest rock bands of all time.

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Product Description: Incorporating more than 100 new and exclusive interviews, this definitive guide covers Pink Floyd from their Cambridge beginnings in the early 1960s to their triumphant re-formation at Live 8 in 2005—24 years after their last live performance together and the death of their troubled founder-member Syd Barrett...read more

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9781845133665 | Aurum Pr Ltd, October 25, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Incorporating more than 100 new and exclusive interviews, this definitive guide covers Pink Floyd from their Cambridge beginnings in the early 1960s to their triumphant re-formation at Live 8 in 2005—24 years after their last live performance together and the death of their troubled founder-member Syd Barrett.

On the thirtieth anniversary of the rise to popularity of punk rock, a collection of articles, interviews, and photography from the pages of MOJO magazine looks at the history of punk and the artists, music, and culture it spawned.
By Mark Blake (editor) and Debbie Harry (foreword by)

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9780756623593 | Dk Pub, September 18, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: On the thirtieth anniversary of the rise to popularity of punk rock, a collection of articles, interviews, and photography from the pages of MOJO magazine looks at the history of punk and the artists, music, and culture it spawned.

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Product Description: The definitive story of punk-the music, the culture, the icons-now available in a compact paperback edition. Packed with interviews from the pioneers of punk, a dazzling photo archive, and features on the venues and memorabilia that helped define the generation, PUNK takes you behind the scenes of rock's most irreverent genre...read more
By Mark Blake (editor) and Deborah Harry (foreword by)

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9781405316781 | Gardners Books, September 7, 2006, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: Tells the story of Punk, from Anarchy in the UK to American Idiot.

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9780756636692 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, July 21, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The definitive story of punk-the music, the culture, the icons-now available in a compact paperback edition.

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the American musician, chronicling the many phases of his forty-year career along with an analysis of his songs and poetry, and the impact that his work has had on folk, rock, and blues music.
By Mark Blake (editor)

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9780756617189 | Dk Pub, December 5, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the American musician, chronicling the many phases of his forty-year career along with an analysis of his songs and poetry, and the impact that his work has had on folk, rock, and blues music.

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9780756637255 | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, July 21, 2008), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Julia McAllister is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McAllister of London, England. When the McAllister's successful shoe business is forced to close in 1894, the patriarch of the family makes a bold move by deciding to immigrate to the United States...read more

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9780595322404 | Iuniverse Inc, July 30, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Julia McAllister is the second daughter of Mr.

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Product Description: Bigger in the US than Guns 'n Roses, more popular than Nirvana - both of whom they outsold in 1992 - Seattle grunge-pioneers Pearl Jam have now broken out of the hard rock strait-jacket. The reasons for their astounding success are simple...read more

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9781886894068 | Music Book Services, November 1, 1995, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Bigger in the US than Guns 'n Roses, more popular than Nirvana - both of whom they outsold in 1992 - Seattle grunge-pioneers Pearl Jam have now broken out of the hard rock strait-jacket.

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