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Product Description: From revered music critic David Hajdu comes a personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music.David Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, in an unexpected place--not with nostalgic reminiscences of the 45s of his youth but with the sheet music era at the end of the nineteenth century...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504748087 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: From revered music critic David Hajdu comes a personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music.

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Product Description: A personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music that also may well be definitive, from the revered music criticFrom the age of song sheets in the late nineteenth-century to the contemporary era of digital streaming, pop music has been our most influential laboratory for social and aesthetic experimentation, changing the world three minutes at a time...read more

Hardcover:

9780374170530 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 18, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A personal, idiosyncratic history of popular music that also may well be definitive, from the revered music criticFrom the age of song sheets in the late nineteenth-century to the contemporary era of digital streaming, pop music has been our most influential laboratory for social and aesthetic experimentation, changing the world three minutes at a time.

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Product Description: David Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, with the sheet music era at the end of the nineteenth century. From there, he takes us back to Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of records-- and to his grandmother's collection of Italian crooners on shellac records that young Hajdu liberated from her basement...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504748094 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: David Hajdu begins Love for Sale, his personal history of recorded pop music, with the sheet music era at the end of the nineteenth century.
9781504748100 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Tenth Anniversary EditionThe story of how four young bohemians on the make - Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez, and Richard Farina - converged in Greenwich Village, fell into love, and invented a sound and a style that are one of the most lasting legacies of the 1960sWhen Bob Dylan, age twenty-five, wrecked his motorcycle on the side of a road near Woodstock in 1966 and dropped out of the public eye, he was recognized as a genius, a youth idol, and the authentic voice of the counterculture: and Greenwich Village, where he first made his mark as a protest singer with an acid wit and a barbwire throat, was unquestionably the center of youth culture...read more

Hardcover:

9780374281991 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Discuss how Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, and Mimi and Richard Fariäna gathered together in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, chronicling their rise from coffeehouse folksingers to popular icons.

Paperback:

9780312680695, titled "Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina" | 10 anv edition (Picador USA, April 26, 2011), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Tenth Anniversary EditionThe story of how four young bohemians on the make - Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez, and Richard Farina - converged in Greenwich Village, fell into love, and invented a sound and a style that are one of the most lasting legacies of the 1960sWhen Bob Dylan, age twenty-five, wrecked his motorcycle on the side of a road near Woodstock in 1966 and dropped out of the public eye, he was recognized as a genius, a youth idol, and the authentic voice of the counterculture: and Greenwich Village, where he first made his mark as a protest singer with an acid wit and a barbwire throat, was unquestionably the center of youth culture.
9780865476424 | Reprint edition (North Point Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Discusses how Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, and Mimi and Richard Fariäna gathered together in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, chronicling their rise from coffeehouse folksingers to popular icons.

By David Hajdu (editor)

Hardcover:

9780195175660, titled "Jazz: Jazz" | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2016, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: Heroes and Villains is the first collection of essays by David Hajdu, award-winning author of The Ten-Cent Plague, Positively 4th Street, and Lush Life. Eclectic and controversial, Hajdu’s essays take on topics as varied as pop music, jazz, the avant-garde, comic books, and our downloading culture...read more

Paperback:

9780306818332 | Original edition (Da Capo Pr, October 6, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Heroes and Villains is the first collection of essays by David Hajdu, award-winning author of The Ten-Cent Plague, Positively 4th Street, and Lush Life.

A vivid study of the lost world of comic books examines the influence of this pulpy, lavishly illustrated medium on the evolution of American popular culture in the wake of World War II and before the emergence of television as a mass medium, focusing on the battle against comic books by church groups, community elite, academics, and a right-wing Congress.

Hardcover:

9780374187675 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 18, 2008, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A vivid study of the lost world of comic books examines the influence of this pulpy, lavishly illustrated medium on the evolution of American popular culture in the wake of World War II and before the emergence of television as a mass medium, focusing on the battle against comic books by church groups, community elite, academics, and a right-wing Congress.

Paperback:

9780312428235 | 1 reprint edition (Picador USA, February 3, 2009), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The story of the rise and fall of those comic books has never been fully told -- until The Ten-Cent Plague.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433210303, titled "The Ten Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.
9781433210310 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.
9781433210280, titled "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781433210297, titled "The Ten Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.
9781433210273, titled "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books.

Prebinding:

9781442002050 | 1 reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $25.00

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Product Description: This is the candid, mesmerizing, and often intimate account of how four young people--Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina--gave rise to a modern-day bohemia and created the enduring sound and style of the 1960s...read more
By Bernadette Dunne (narrator) and David Hajdu

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786191598 | Mp3 edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is the candid, mesmerizing, and often intimate account of how four young people--Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina--gave rise to a modern-day bohemia and created the enduring sound and style of the 1960s.
9780786194421 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 1, 2003), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This is the candid, mesmerizing, and often intimate account of how four young people--Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina--gave rise to a modern-day bohemia and created the enduring sound and style of the 1960s.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786123216 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 1, 2003), cover price $62.95 | About this edition: In 1966 when Bob Dylan, age twenty-five, disappeared from public view, he closed a chapter on one of the most fascinating stories in post-war cultural history.

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The story of how four young would-be bohemians met in Greenwich Village, fell in love, and changed the course of American music. The book describes how folk music crossed with rock'n'roll to form a new musical style and how the young beatniks rose to fame.

Hardcover:

9780747554141 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 21, 2001, cover price $30.30 | About this edition: The story of how four young would-be bohemians met in Greenwich Village, fell in love, and changed the course of American music.

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Product Description: A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardBilly Strayhorn (1915-67) was one of the greatest composers in the history of American music, the creator of a body of work that includes such standards as "Take the 'A' Train." Yet all his life Strayhorn was overshadowed by his friend and collaborator Duke Ellington, with whom he worked for three decades as the Ellington Orchestra's ace songwriter and arranger...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780374194383 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 1996, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Recounts the life and career of Duke Ellington's collaborator, the composer of such jazz standards as 'Take the A train' and a homosexual who received little acknowledgement for his talents during his lifetime

Paperback:

9780865475120 | North Point Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardBilly Strayhorn (1915-67) was one of the greatest composers in the history of American music, the creator of a body of work that includes such standards as "Take the 'A' Train.

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Surveys the work of thirty-eight great singers

Hardcover:

9781557040725 | Newmarket Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Surveys the work of thirty-eight great singers

Surveys the work of thirty-eight great singers

Paperback:

9781557041487 | Reprint edition (Newmarket Pr, December 1, 1992), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Surveys the work of thirty-eight great singers

Tells how to select and use a camcorder, discusses how to record major family events, suggests sample projects, and demonstrates special effects and editing techniques

Paperback:

9781557040138 | 1 edition (Newmarket Pr, May 1, 1988), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Tells how to select and use a camcorder, discusses how to record major family events, suggests sample projects, and demonstrates special effects and editing techniques

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