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Product Description: At its most intimate level, music heals our emotional wounds and inspires us. At its most public, it unites people across cultural boundaries. But can it rebuild a city? That's the central question posed in New Atlantis, journalist John Swenson's beautifully detailed account of the musical artists working to save America's most colorful and troubled metropolis: New Orleans...read more

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9780199754526 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 6, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: At its most intimate level, music heals our emotional wounds and inspires us.

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9780199931712 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2012, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: At its most intimate level, music heals our emotional wounds and inspires us.

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Product Description: The first in Hal Leonard's new series of artist readers, The U2 Reader presents the world's most popular rock band from battle of the bands beginnings through today, in all of its many facets. Editor and compiler Hank Bordowitz, who Publishers Weekly says "provides evenhanded treatment of highly charged issues" and Library Journal adds "never takes sides or passes judgment, yet brilliantly illuminates ...read more
By Hank Bordowitz (editor) and John Swenson (foreword by)

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9780634038327 | 1 edition (Hal Leonard Corp, May 1, 2003), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The first in Hal Leonard's new series of artist readers, The U2 Reader presents the world's most popular rock band from battle of the bands beginnings through today, in all of its many facets.

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A definitive guide to jazz and blues recordings features reviews of more than ten thousand albums, from the historic 1920s recordings of Louis Armstrong to the works of Branford Marsalis and Kenny G., and includes a concise overview of the history and influence of the music. Original. 25,000 first printing.
By John Swenson (editor)

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9780679768739 | Random House Inc, May 1, 1999, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An alphabetical list of artists provides a CD discography for each, includes ratings for all albums, and includes a short critical essay for each entry

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Focuses on Stevie Wonder's life, the development of his career, the obstacles he's overcome, and his active participation in the civil rights movement

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9780060970673 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Focuses on Stevie Wonder's life, the development of his career, the obstacles he's overcome, and his active participation in the civil rights movement

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Encompassing more than four thousand available jazz albums, this informative guide covers sixty-odd years of jazz recordings and every type of jazz--Dixieland, big band, bop, third stream, and fusion--and musician, with a helpful rating system

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9780394726434 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, July 1, 1985), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Encompassing more than four thousand available jazz albums, this informative guide covers sixty-odd years of jazz recordings and every type of jazz--Dixieland, big band, bop, third stream, and fusion--and musician, with a helpful rating system

A biography of the father of modern rock 'n' roll music chronicles the remarkable career, tragic personal life, and untimely death of Bill Haley

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9780812829099 | Stein & Day Pub, April 1, 1983, cover price $9.98 | About this edition: A biography of the father of modern rock 'n' roll music chronicles the remarkable career, tragic personal life, and untimely death of Bill Haley

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9780812881165 | Reprint edition (Stein & Day Paperback, January 1, 1985), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A biography of the father of modern rock 'n' roll music chronicles the remarkable career, tragic personal life, and untimely death of Bill Haley
9780812861778 | Stein & Day Pub, July 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A biography of the father of modern rock 'n' roll music chronicles the remarkable career, tragic personal life, and untimely death of Bill Haley

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This comprehensive reference rates and describes albums released in the United States

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9780394721071 | Rev sub edition (Random House Inc, November 1, 1983), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This comprehensive reference rates and describes albums released in the United States

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