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Product Description: Over the course of his career, Billy Joel has released a series of remarkable albums that together chart his journey as an artist from relative obscurity to international success. In Experiencing Billy Joel, musician and writer Thomas MacFarlane explores that musical journey, from Joel’s apprenticeship in the Long Island music scene to his experiences in both New York and Los Angeles writing and recording his own unique brand of piano rock and pop...read more

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9781442257689 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Over the course of his career, Billy Joel has released a series of remarkable albums that together chart his journey as an artist from relative obscurity to international success.

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Product Description: Alan Light, former writer for Rolling Stone, editor-in-chief of Vibe and Spin magazines, and author of The Holy or the Broken, “gets inside Prince’s mind palace in Let’s Go Crazy—a history of the making of his historic, semi-autobiographical musical masterwork, Purple Rain” (Vanity Fair)...read more

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9781476776729 | Atria Books, December 9, 2014, cover price $26.00

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9781476776750 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, October 6, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Alan Light, former writer for Rolling Stone, editor-in-chief of Vibe and Spin magazines, and author of The Holy or the Broken, “gets inside Prince’s mind palace in Let’s Go Crazy—a history of the making of his historic, semi-autobiographical musical masterwork, Purple Rain” (Vanity Fair).
9780446777148, titled "Gre Chemistry" | Warner Books Inc, December 1, 1996, cover price $11.00 | also contains Gre Chemistry

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9781454917090 | Ill edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 27, 2015), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: What is rock? This book offers a new and systematic approach to understanding rock by applying sociological concepts in a historical context. Deena Weinstein, a rock critic, journalist, and academic, starts by outlining an original approach to understanding rock, explaining how the form has developed through a complex and ever-changing set of relations between artists, fans, and mediators...read more

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9781442600164 | Univ of Toronto Pr Higher education, February 5, 2015, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: What is rock?

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9781442600157 | Univ of Toronto Pr Higher education, January 27, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: What is rock?

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Product Description: In The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!, Matthew Smith-Lahrman interprets the words of Curt Kirkwood, founding member and songwriter of the Meat Puppets, a pioneering rock ’n’ roll band of the last thirty years...read more

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9780810884120, titled "The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!: Curt Kirkwood’s Lyrics in the Original Meat Puppets" | Scarecrow Pr, October 30, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!

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Product Description: Winner of gold medals at the IPPY, and the National Indie Excellence awards. A gifted writer with an original voice, Mitch Ryder first gained fame as the leader of the iconic rock group Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels. With hits such as "Devil With a Blue Dress On / Good Golly, Miss Molly," " Sock it to Me Baby," and "Jenny Take a Ride," Mitch quickly rocketed to international fame...read more

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9781935270010 | Cool Titles, December 6, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The story of singer Mitch Ryder
9781935270140 | Cool Titles, December 6, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Winner of gold medals at the IPPY, and the National Indie Excellence awards.

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9781935270348 | Cool Titles, July 1, 2014, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Winner of gold medals at the IPPY, and the National Indie Excellence awards.

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Product Description: With his personal magnetism and unequalled gift for articulating the chaotic emotions of his generation, Kurt Cobain still exerts a powerful influence in the rock world. Featuring quotes and interviews from close friends and musical associates who watched Cobain's story unfold firsthand—including some who have never spoken about him before—this unique volume commemorates the 20th anniversary of his death and his years with Nirvana...read more

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9780233004143 | Andre Deutsch Ltd, April 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With his personal magnetism and unequalled gift for articulating the chaotic emotions of his generation, Kurt Cobain still exerts a powerful influence in the rock world.

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Product Description: Featuring more than seven hundred great music locations across America, this book is the perfect guide for those people who want to visit some of rock's most memorable sites. Also a great read for all music lovers who want to find out some of the fascinating stories behind many of the iconic locations covered...read more

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9781905959976 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, March 25, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Featuring more than seven hundred great music locations across America, this book is the perfect guide for those people who want to visit some of rock's most memorable sites.

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Product Description: In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical artists of our time, including Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Barry Manilow, the Grateful Dead, Patti Smith, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, and Alicia Keys...read more
By Anthony Decurtis (contributor)

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9781476714790 | Simon & Schuster, November 5, 2013, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical artists of our time, including Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Barry Manilow, the Grateful Dead, Patti Smith, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, and Alicia Keys.

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Product Description: Why is Elvis Presley's body of recorded work still so relevant nearly 60 years after he began recording? Elvis Music FAQ is for anyone who has been inspired by an Elvis Presley record. Following in the tradition of the FAQ series, in Elvis Music FAQ, a lot of rare information is woven together in one concise, entertaining package...read more

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9781617130496 | Backbeat Books, September 1, 2013, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Why is Elvis Presley's body of recorded work still so relevant nearly 60 years after he began recording?

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Product Description: April 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's tragic suicide. With Nirvana, Cobain articulated the chaotic emotions of teen spirit, but the intense attention proved too overwhelming for him to handle. Filled with quotes and interviews from the people who were there as Nirvana rose to fame, Kurt Cobain tells the story of the charismatic singer/songwriter and the band...read more

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9781780974002 | Carlton Books Ltd, October 1, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: April 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's tragic suicide.

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Product Description: One of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Music Books of 2013When memoirist and head writer for The A.V. Club Nathan Rabin first set out to write about obsessed music fans, he had no idea the journey would take him to the deepest recesses of both the pop culture universe and his own mind...read more

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9781451626889 | Scribner, June 11, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Music Books of 2013When memoirist and head writer for The A.

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Product Description: During the mid-1960s, a small group of young journalists made it their mission to write about popular music, especially rock, as something worthy of serious intellectual scrutiny. Their efforts not only transformed the perspective on the era s music but revolutionized how Americans have come to think, talk, and write about popular music ever since...read more

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9781625340115 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, March 28, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: During the mid-1960s, a small group of young journalists made it their mission to write about popular music, especially rock, as something worthy of serious intellectual scrutiny.

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9781625340122 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, March 28, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: During the mid-1960s, a small group of young journalists made it their mission to write about popular music, especially rock, as something worthy of serious intellectual scrutiny.

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Product Description: In this star-studded autobiography, Clive Davis shares a personal, candid look into his remarkable life and the last fifty years of popular music as only a true insider can.In the history of popular music, no one looms as large as Clive Davis...read more

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9781476714783 | Simon & Schuster, February 19, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical artists of our time, from Bob Dylan and Paul Simon to Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys.

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9781442362093 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, February 19, 2013), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: In this star-studded autobiography, Clive Davis shares a personal, candid look into his remarkable life and the last fifty years of popular music as only a true insider can.

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Product Description: Regional Cultures in American Rock ‘n’ Roll increases students' understanding of various musical genres by looking at their cultural and geographical origins. Incorporating articles from writers, critics, and songwriters working in a broad range of musical styles, the book covers Rock ‘n’ Roll from its roots in the 1940s through classic rock, garage bands, and thrash metal...read more
By Scott Anderson (editor) and David Stuart (editor)

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9781935551614 | Revised edition (Cognella Academic Pub, December 31, 2012), cover price $77.95 | About this edition: Regional Cultures in American Rock ‘n’ Roll increases students' understanding of various musical genres by looking at their cultural and geographical origins.

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Product Description: Since its release in 1971, Don McLean's song "American Pie" has become an indelible part of U.S. culture. It has sparked countless debates about the references within the lyrics; been celebrated as a chronicle of American life from the late 1950s through the early 1970s; and has become iconic itself as it has been remade, parodied, and referenced within numerous texts and forums...read more
By Ray Schuck (editor)

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9780786471058 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 26, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Since its release in 1971, Don McLean's song "American Pie" has become an indelible part of U.

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Product Description: Ricky Nelson (he later preferred "Rick") was 8 years old when he began his career in show business. After a successful run on radio, his family's situation comedy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet enjoyed a 14 year television tenure...read more

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9780786460601 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 16, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Ricky Nelson (he later preferred "Rick") was 8 years old when he began his career in show business.

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Product Description: A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made. This smart, incisive biography traces Bruce Springsteen’s evolution from a young artist who wasn’t sure what he wanted to say to an acclaimed musician with a distinctive vision for a better society...read more

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9780393081350 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 4, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made.

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9780393345841 | Updated edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 10, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made.

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Product Description: Reflecting on the Beach Boys' long, fascinating history, this book tells the story behind 50 of the band's greatest songs from the perspective of group members, collaborators, fellow musicians, and notable fans. It is filled with new interviews with music legends such as Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Blondie Chaplin, Randy Bachman, Roger McGuinn, John Sebastian, Lyle Lovett, Alice Cooper, and Al Kooper, and commentary from a younger generation such as Matthew Sweet, Carnie Wilson, Daniel Lanois, Cameron Crowe, and Zooey Deschanel...read more

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9781770410718 | E C W Pr, June 1, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Reflecting on the Beach Boys' long, fascinating history, this book tells the story behind 50 of the band's greatest songs from the perspective of group members, collaborators, fellow musicians, and notable fans.

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Product Description: There is little question about the incredible power of Bruce Springsteen's work as a particularly transformative art, as a lyrical and musical fusion that never shies away from sifting through the rubble of human conflict. As Rolling Stone magazine's Parke Puterbaugh observes, Springsteen 'is a peerless songwriter and consummate artist whose every painstakingly crafted album serves as an impassioned and literate pulse taking of a generation's fortunes...read more

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9781409404972, titled "Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream: Music and Memory" | Ashgate Pub Co, March 1, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: There is little question about the incredible power of Bruce Springsteen's work as a particularly transformative art, as a lyrical and musical fusion that never shies away from sifting through the rubble of human conflict.

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Product Description: The career of the prolific pop artist Prince has become inextricably intertwined with the history of popular music since the late 1970s. This multi-instrumental icon, who remains one of the highest-grossing live performers in America, has been called a genius for his musicianship, composition and incredible performances...read more

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9780754668763 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 30, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The career of the prolific pop artist Prince has become inextricably intertwined with the history of popular music since the late 1970s.

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Product Description: A brilliant new biography of the extraordinary, outrageous performer who helped open the floodgates of Rock'n'Roll In June, 2007, Little Richard's 1955 Specialty Records single, "Tutti Frutti," topped Mojo magazine's list of "100 Records That Changed the World...read more

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9780826429650 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 2, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A brilliant new biography of the extraordinary, outrageous performer who helped open the floodgates of Rock'n'Roll In June, 2007, Little Richard's 1955 Specialty Records single, "Tutti Frutti," topped Mojo magazine's list of "100 Records That Changed the World.

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9781441194060 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 3, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A brilliant new biography of the extraordinary, outrageous performer who helped open the floodgates of Rock'n'Roll In June, 2007, Little Richard's 1955 Specialty Records single, "Tutti Frutti," topped Mojo magazine's list of "100 Records That Changed the World.
9780205272280, titled "Strategies for Teaching Students With Learning and Behavior Problems" | 4th edition (Allyn & Bacon, August 1, 1997), cover price $68.00 | also contains Strategies for Teaching Students With Learning and Behavior Problems | About this edition: A text for undergraduate and graduate students developing expertise in teaching students with learning and behavior problems.
9780138082048, titled "Shaping Identity in Canadian Society" | Prentice Hall of Canada Ltd, January 1, 1978, cover price $11.25 | also contains Shaping Identity in Canadian Society

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Product Description: A pioneering Rolling Stone critic gets his due. What happened to Paul Nelson? In the '60s, he pioneered rock & roll criticism with a first-person style of writing that would later be popularized by the likes of Tom Wolfe and Norman Mailer as “New Journalism...read more
By Nick Tosches (foreword by)

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9781606994757 | Fantagraphics Books, November 21, 2011, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A pioneering Rolling Stone critic gets his due.

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