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Product Description: Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip Hop and Beyond is the first of its kind to capture the full spectrum of Detroit popular music from the early 1900s to the twenty-first century. Readers will find in this unique and stimulating anthology new essays, and a few classics, by widely known and respected music writers, critics, and recording artists who weigh in on their careers and experiences in the Detroit music scene, from rock to jazz and everything in between...read more
By Lars Bjorn (contributor), Jim Gallert (contributor), M. L. Liebler (editor), Dave Marsh (foreword by) and Al Young (contributor)

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9780814341223 | Painted Turtle, September 6, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip Hop and Beyond is the first of its kind to capture the full spectrum of Detroit popular music from the early 1900s to the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts is the definitive biography of one of the most important songwriters and performers of the last three decades. Critic Dave Marsh has traced Springsteen's career from its beginning, and has earned the singer's respect through his careful documentation and critical description of Springsteen's work...read more

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9781138138810 | Routledge, February 4, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts is the definitive biography of one of the most important songwriters and performers of the last three decades.

Miscellaneous:

9780203494707 | Routledge, November 13, 2003, cover price $34.95

Traces the history of the British rock band, the Who, and examines the development of the group's musical style

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9780859655248 | Plexus Pub, November 17, 2015, cover price $24.95
9780859650830 | Reprint edition (Plexus Pub, September 1, 2003), cover price $24.95
9780312071554 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 1983, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the British rock band, the Who, and examines the development of the group's musical style

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A leading rock music critic offers a critical study of the Beatles' inventive second album--which included such hits as 'Roll Over Beethoven,' 'Long Tall Sally,' and 'You Really Got a Hold on Me'--offering a provocative look at the music industry of the era in both Britain and the U.S., the dynamics of the group, and the seminal influence of this important album.

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9781594864261 | Rodale Pr, October 30, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A leading rock music critic offers a critical study of the Beatles' inventive second album--which included such hits as 'Roll Over Beethoven,' 'Long Tall Sally,' and 'You Really Got a Hold on Me'--offering a provocative look at the music industry of the era in both Britain and the U.

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Product Description: In August 1964, twenty-one-year-old photographer Douglas R. Gilbert, on assignment for Look magazine, photographed an up-and-coming folk singer named Bob Dylan. Just twenty-three years old, Dylan had already composed a striking body of work, including "Blowin' in the Wind," yet he himself was still relatively unknown...read more

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9780306814815 | Pck edition (Da Capo Pr, October 25, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1964, Douglas Gilbert was hired by Look magazine to photograph a young up-and-coming musician named Bob Dylan.

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9780306815164 | Da Capo Pr, October 23, 2006, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In August 1964, twenty-one-year-old photographer Douglas R.

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Product Description: Authorized by Bruce Springsteen, written by his longtime biographer Dave Marsh, and packed with photos from Bruce's personal collection, Bruce Springsteen on Tour is a glorious full-color tribute to one of America's best-loved musicians...read more

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9781596912823 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 3, 2006, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Authorized by Bruce Springsteen, written by his longtime biographer Dave Marsh, and packed with photos from Bruce's personal collection, Bruce Springsteen on Tour is a glorious full-color tribute to one of America's best-loved musicians.

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Presents a tour-by-tour look at an artist who has, to a great extent, been defined by his live performances.

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9780747587927 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, October 2, 2006, cover price $44.10 | About this edition: Presents a tour-by-tour look at an artist who has, to a great extent, been defined by his live performances.

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Product Description: A new edition of Dave Marsh's classic work on the three-chord song that rocked the world "A tale as compelling as any John Grisham thriller." -Rolling Stone "Dave Marsh's Louie Louie is part rant, part rock criticism and part cultural analysis, with a good dose of Ripley's Believe It or Not! thrown in...read more

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9780472030231 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 30, 2004, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: A new edition of Dave Marsh's classic work on the three-chord song that rocked the world "A tale as compelling as any John Grisham thriller.

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The author of several books on 'The Boss' offers his first comprehensive biography of Springsteen, tracing his musical career from his boyhood in New Jersey through his most recent work with the E-Street Band, The Rising, which he says is subtlely influencing American culture. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780415969284 | Reprint edition (Routledge, October 1, 2003), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The author of several books on 'The Boss' offers his first comprehensive biography of Springsteen, tracing his musical career from his boyhood in New Jersey through his most recent work with the E-Street Band, The Rising, which he says is subtlely influencing American culture.

Chronicles the history of the first heavy metal band through interviews with the four founding members--Bill Ward, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Ozzy Osbourne--and with other members through the years.
By Dave Marsh (editor) and Mike Stark

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9780060529451 | Harper Entertainment, September 1, 2002, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the history of the first heavy metal band through interviews with the four founding members--Bill Ward, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Ozzy Osbourne--and with other members through the years.

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9780380801558 | Avon Books, October 1, 2000, cover price $10.01

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Lists and reviews rock and soul singles from rock, pop, rhythm and blues, disco, country, rap, and reggae music

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9780306809019, titled "The Heart of Rock & Soul: The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made" | Da Capo Pr, May 6, 1999, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Lists and reviews rock and soul singles from rock, pop, rhythm and blues, disco, country, rap, and reggae music
9780452263055 | Plume, October 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In The Heart of Rock & Soul, veteran rock critic Dave Marsh offers a polemical guide to the 1,001 greatest rock and soul singles ever made, encompassing rock, metal, R&B, disco, folk, funk, punk, reggae, rap, soul, country, and any other music that has made a difference over the past fifty years.

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An intimate oral history of the turbulent career of one of rock music's most celebrated groups documents the story of Creedence Clearwater Revival from their early struggles, to their rise of stardom, to the battles that drove them apart. Original.

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9780380801534 | Spike, March 1, 1999, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: Documents the story of Creedence Clearwater Revival from their early struggles, to their rise to stardom, to the battles that drove them apart

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Product Description: Booming out from the depths of disco in the 1970s was an unmistakable new sound: a danceable beat and bass riff, laid under an exquisitely tight and inventive horn ensemble, all coaxed out by an ultra-hip narrator whose spoken revelations believably proclaimed they came from another planet...read more

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9780380793785 | Avon Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Booming out from the depths of disco in the 1970s was an unmistakable new sound: a danceable beat and bass riff, laid under an exquisitely tight and inventive horn ensemble, all coaxed out by an ultra-hip narrator whose spoken revelations believably proclaimed they came from another planet.

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Product Description: Three more fascinating books in a multi-volume oral history of rock and soul music, edited by one of America's preeminent pop music journalists.Told in the voices of the people who were actually there, here are the stories of: (1) Sly and the Family Stone, the Woodstock-era interracial, intergender band which merged soul with psychedelic rock; (2) George Clinton and P-Funk, the inventive musical aggregation that laid the groundwork for rap, hip-hop, alternative, and techno music; and (3) Women of Motown, members of "girl groups" and solo artists during the heyday of the world's most famous record label...read more

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9780380793792 | Avon Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Three more fascinating books in a multi-volume oral history of rock and soul music, edited by one of America's preeminent pop music journalists.

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Product Description: There are two kinds of black music: before Sly Stone, and after Sly Stone. He shook the foundations of soul and turned it into a brand-new sound that influenced and liberated musicians as varied as Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock...read more

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9780380793778 | Avon Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | also contains Who's That Pig? | About this edition: There are two kinds of black music: before Sly Stone, and after Sly Stone.

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Product Description: The guitar line rises like a Roman candle, it bursts into a joyfully sassy horn riff, and all of a sudden you just cant sit still anymore--because youre a soul man. When Sam Moore and Dave Prater brought the call-and-response sounds of the black church onto the charts in the mid-sixties, they set soul music on fire and energized an entire generation...read more

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9780380793754 | Avon Books, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: The guitar line rises like a Roman candle, it bursts into a joyfully sassy horn riff, and all of a sudden you just cant sit still anymore--because youre a soul man.

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Product Description: Q: How do you get a guitarist to stop playing?A: Put a music sheet in front of him.Rock 'n' roll has been a term in the American lexicon for nearly fifty years now. And all institutions-as reluctant as they may be-must face some skewering humor now and again...read more
By Blount (introduced by), Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Dave Marsh and Gretchen Shields (illustrator)

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9780312168599 | St Martins Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Q: How do you get a guitarist to stop playing?

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Complete with hundreds of photographs, this biographical study interprets Presley's appeal and relates the various stages in his career

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9780765194954 | Smithmark Pub, April 1, 1997, cover price $15.98 | About this edition: Complete with hundreds of photographs, this biographical study interprets Presley's appeal and relates the various stages in his career
9780517605202 | Reissue edition (Times Books, June 1, 1986), cover price $14.99

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9781560251187 | Reprint edition (Thunder''s Mouth Pr, May 1, 1997), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Complete with hundreds of photographs, this biographical study interprets Presley's appeal and relates the various stages in his career
9781560250388 | Reprint edition (Thunder''s Mouth Pr, May 1, 1992), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Complete with hundreds of photographs, this biographical study interprets Presley's appeal and relates the various stages in his career

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Product Description: With his 1981 debut album, Strait Country, George Straight revitalized the sound of country music, bringing back a simple, straightforward style that would bring him both critical acclaim and a string of chart-topping hits. Now fans can follow the story of the boy from small-town Texas who made it big in Music City...read more

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9781572971219 | Boulevard, July 1, 1996, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: With his 1981 debut album, Strait Country, George Straight revitalized the sound of country music, bringing back a simple, straightforward style that would bring him both critical acclaim and a string of chart-topping hits.

Product Description: From his early days with Buffalo Springfield to his newest top-10 album with Pearl Jam, Neil Young's playing, singing, and writing has kept fans surprised--and satisfied. With little information available on this legend, Young's millions of fans will be delighted by this history of the artist's fascinating and quirky musical path...read more

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9781572971233 | Boulevard, July 1, 1996, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: From his early days with Buffalo Springfield to his newest top-10 album with Pearl Jam, Neil Young's playing, singing, and writing has kept fans surprised--and satisfied.

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Product Description: Exploding out of Minneapolis with the album Grave Dancers' Union, Soul Asylum became an overnight sensation--after 10 long years of underground status. This history explores the long trek to stardom, and analyzes the unique, energetic, punk-influenced sound that brought the band world-wide attention...read more

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9781572971226 | Boulevard, July 1, 1996, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Exploding out of Minneapolis with the album Grave Dancers' Union, Soul Asylum became an overnight sensation--after 10 long years of underground status.

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Product Description: How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and the context in which it blossomed...read more

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9781560251019 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s?

Profiles the life and career of one of the leaders of contemporary rock and roll music, noting the character of his stage performances and the inspirations for his songs

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9781560251026 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Profiles the life and career of one of the leaders of contemporary rock and roll music, noting the character of his stage performances and the inspirations for his songs
9780385154437 | Doubleday, September 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A biography highlighting the career of the well-known rock musician.

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Writers and rock music critics describe their experiences touring with the rock band they formed to raise money for charity
By Dave Marsh (editor)

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9780452274594 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Writers and rock music critics describe their experiences touring with the rock band they formed to raise money for charity

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