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Product Description: The field of popular music production is overwhelmingly male dominated. Here, Paula Wolfe discusses gendered notions of creativity and examines the significant under-representation of women in studio production. Wolfe brings an invaluable perspective as both a working artist-producer and as a scholar, thereby offering a new body of research based on interviews and first hand observation...read more

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9781472474872 | Routledge, January 4, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The field of popular music production is overwhelmingly male dominated.

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Product Description: With unique material and exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, and friends, Leigh has written a compelling biography of Simon and Garfunkel. With remarkable stories about the duo on every page, the book not only charts their rise to success but analyses the personalities of the two men and the ups and downs of their fraught relationship...read more

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9780857161505 | McNidder & Grace Ltd, November 15, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: With unique material and exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, and friends, Leigh has written a compelling biography of Simon and Garfunkel.

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Product Description: Pharrell Williams tells the story of the global megastar, including details of his prolific and varied collaborations with the best-known musicians of the 21st century. It charts his extraordinary life, from his pre-fame days to becoming pop’s most sought-after and inventive pioneer, and highlights the singer/rapper’s most famous moments, best-known songs (including “Get Lucky” and “Happy”), and rise to international pop-superstardom...read more

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9781780976525 | Carlton Books Ltd, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Pharrell Williams tells the story of the global megastar, including details of his prolific and varied collaborations with the best-known musicians of the 21st century.

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Product Description: A book about Taylor. Made with love. By fans. For fans. “Delightful...A rich and exhaustive production...Swifties have gotten their bible.” —The New YorkerTen years ago, an unknown sixteen-year-old released a self-titled debut country album...read more

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9781501143465 | Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A book about Taylor.

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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

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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: Phil Collins pulls no punches—about himself, his life, or the ecstasy and heartbreak that’s inspired his music. In his much-awaited memoir, Not Dead Yet, he tells the story of his epic career, with an auspicious debut at age 11 in a crowd shot from the Beatles’ legendary film A Hard Day’s Night...read more

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9781101907474 | Crown Pub, October 25, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Phil Collins pulls no punches—about himself, his life, or the ecstasy and heartbreak that’s inspired his music.

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Product Description: "An utterly satisfying examination of the business of popular music." ―Nathaniel Rich, The AtlanticThere’s a reason today’s ubiquitous pop hits are so hard to ignore―they’re designed that way. The Song Machine goes behind the scenes to offer an insider’s look at the global hit factories manufacturing the songs that have everyone hooked...read more

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9780393241921 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 5, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure―they're designed that way.

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9780393353280 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "An utterly satisfying examination of the business of popular music.
9780440207078, titled "In His Garden: The Anatomy of a Murderer" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, July 1, 1990), cover price $5.99 | also contains In His Garden: The Anatomy of a Murderer

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9781622319626 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, October 5, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: New Yorker staff writer John Seabrook tells a fascinating story of creativity and commerce that explains how songs have become so addictive.

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Product Description: On the coast of Washington and British Columbia sit the misty forests and towering mountains of Cascadia. With archipelagos surrounding its shores and tidal surges of the Salish Sea trundling through the interior, this bioregion has long attracted loggers, fishing fleets, and land developers, each generation seeking successively harder to reach resources as old-growth stands, salmon stocks, and other natural endowments are depleted...read more

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9780253022684 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: On the coast of Washington and British Columbia sit the misty forests and towering mountains of Cascadia.

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9780253023001 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, October 17, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: On the coast of Washington and British Columbia sit the misty forests and towering mountains of Cascadia.

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Product Description: Relive the incredible history of the King of Pop in reverse. Michael Jackson: Rewind charts the life to Michael from his tragic, unexpected passing to his childhood.By the time Michael Jackson passed away in 2009, he had sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide over his career...read more

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9781631062537 | Race Point Pub, October 15, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Relive the incredible history of the King of Pop in reverse.

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Product Description: They are the band that created metal music . . . and they have defined it for more than four decades. Black Sabbath's career spans eleven different line-ups and nineteen studio albums in addition to the twenty-eight solo albums of the original four members...read more

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9781631062728 | Race Point Pub, October 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: They are the band that created metal music .

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Product Description: Sam Smith's debut album, In the Lonely Hour, sold four million copies and won four 2015 Grammy awards. In 2016, he won an Oscar for Best Original Song. The young, soulful singer has massive crossover appeal, with his touching honesty about loneliness, love, and his own sexuality coming through in both his music and interviews...read more

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9781944713072 | Lesser Gods, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Sam Smith's debut album, In the Lonely Hour, sold four million copies and won four 2015 Grammy awards.

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Product Description: Ed Sheeran is the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter with a tiny guitar and huge talent! From Sheeran's bohemian childhood to international stardom, read exclusive interviews with friends, relatives, musical collaborators, and key figures in his rise to success...read more

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9781944713041 | Lesser Gods, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Ed Sheeran is the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter with a tiny guitar and huge talent!

Jack White was born John Anthony Gillis in 1975 into a musical, Catholic family of 10 children in Detroit. He learned to play the guitar, drums and piano. After moonlighting in several underground Detroit bands as a drummer, White founded The White Stripes with fellow Detroit native-and then wife-Meg White in 1997. Their 2001 breakthrough album, White Blood Cells, brought them international fame with the hit single and accompanying music video, Fell in Love with a Girl. This recognition provided White opportunities to collaborate with famous artists, including Loretta Lynn and Bob Dylan. In 2006, White founded The Raconteurs with Brendan Benson, and in 2009 founded The Dead Weather with Alison Mosshart of The Kills.Definitive history of the Detroit scene in which The White Stripes first flourished, interviews with former bandmates including Brendan Benson and Third Man artists such as Neil Young and Seasick Steve.It tells the full story of the 21st century's most important rock star.

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9781468313772 | Overlook Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $29.95
9781783058181 | Omnibus Pr, March 14, 2016, cover price $30.90 | About this edition: Jack White was born John Anthony Gillis in 1975 into a musical, Catholic family of 10 children in Detroit.

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Product Description: Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof? Or that Jerome Robbins never choreographed the famous "Dance at the Gym" in West Side Story? Or that Lin-Manuel Miranda called out an audience member on Twitter for texting during a performance of Hamilton (the perpetrator was Madonna)? In Show and Tell: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes, Broadway aficionado-in-chief Ken Bloom takes us on a spirited spin through some of the most intriguing factoids in show business, offering up an unconventional history of the theatre in all its idiosyncratic glory...read more

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9780190221010 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 29, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof?

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Product Description: Though the distance between opera and popular music seems immense today, a century ago opera was an integral part of American popular music culture, and familiarity with opera was still a part of American "cultural literacy." During the Ragtime era, hundreds of humorous Tin Pan Alley songs centered on operatic subjects-either directly quoting operas or alluding to operatic characters and vocal stars of the time...read more

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9780190632199 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Though the distance between opera and popular music seems immense today, a century ago opera was an integral part of American popular music culture, and familiarity with opera was still a part of American "cultural literacy.

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Product Description: There is no other way to put it: Elvis is the King. Note the present tense: even though Elvis (supposedly) died nearly forty years ago, he has lived on in our hearts, as a sound, as an image, and as an especially vigorous personality...read more

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9781780236377 | Reaktion Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: There is no other way to put it: Elvis is the King.

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Product Description: Craig Smith was a 1960s golden boy – good looking, charismatic, outgoing; a preternaturally gifted musician and songwriter whose songs were recorded by some of the biggest names in entertainment – Andy Williams, Glen Campbell, the Monkees...read more

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9781934170656 | Process, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Craig Smith was a 1960s golden boy – good looking, charismatic, outgoing; a preternaturally gifted musician and songwriter whose songs were recorded by some of the biggest names in entertainment – Andy Williams, Glen Campbell, the Monkees.

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Product Description: Zayn Malik shocked the world in 2015 when he left One Direction. When the biggest boy band on the planet formed in 2010, few could have expected the furor this would cause! Follow Zayn from his childhood to his stardom in One Direction—a group that put out a string of number-one hits—and see what lies ahead for him as a solo artist...read more

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9781944713089 | Lesser Gods, September 13, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Zayn Malik shocked the world in 2015 when he left One Direction.

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Product Description: If you've ever dreamed of meeting Taylor Swift, then this is the book for you! Get the inside scoop from Taylor's biggest Swifties, including what happened when they met Taylor, her mom, and her publicist . . . and tour secrets from Loft '89, Club Red, and T-Party you won't hear anywhere else! Learn which countries are Taylor's favorites and why, what she likes to do on her days off, and some of the incredible things she's done when not performing...read more

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9781944713058 | Lesser Gods, September 13, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: If you've ever dreamed of meeting Taylor Swift, then this is the book for you!

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Product Description: The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations...read more

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9780399176418 | Blue Rider Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations.

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9780735288829 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, September 13, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations.

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Product Description: How has a group conceived as a short-lived commodity outlived many more 'real' bands by nearly fifty years? Why are The Monkees still important, and what does this tell us about their music, their TV show, and our understanding of popular culture today?Despite being built in Hollywood, and not necessarily to last, that is precisely what their music, TV, and cinematic output has done...read more

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9781908279972 | Jawbone, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: How has a group conceived as a short-lived commodity outlived many more 'real' bands by nearly fifty years?

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Product Description: “Jewel is a truth-teller…this is a book that lingers in your heart.” – Brené Brown *The New York Times bestseller*New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marriage, and motherhood...read more
By Jewel (corporate author)

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9780399174339 | Blue Rider Pr, September 15, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marriage, and motherhood.

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9780399185724 | Reprint edition (Blue Rider Pr, September 20, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Jewel is a truth-teller…this is a book that lingers in your heart.

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9781504630283 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Jewel] New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marriage, and motherhood.
9781504630276 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Jewel] New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marriage, and motherhood.

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