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Britten's Century

by Mark Bostridge & Nicholas Kenyon Bloomsbury Publishing (June 20, 2013)

Britten's Century considers various aspects of Britten's life and work. The book is written by biographers, performers and music critics. Here is a wealth of subject matter - Britten's operatic output, his orchestral...


Sing to Me

by La Reid Harper (February 02, 2016)

In this long-awaited memoir, illustrated with over 100 never-before-seen photos from his personal collection, the groundbreaking record producer chronicles his struggles, his success, and the celebrated artists...


Who Did It First?: Great Pop Cover Songs and Their Original Artists

by Bob Leszczak Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2014)

In Who Did It First?: Great Pop Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, the second volume in Bob Leszczak’s exciting Who Did It First? series, readers explore the hidden history of the most famous, indeed...


The Beatles Way

by Larry Lange Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 30, 2008)

The Beatles as personal growth gurus, you ask? Sure! Everyone knows that the Beatles were brilliant musicians. But there was much more to them than just great music. John, Paul, George, and Ringo created a living...


The New Broadway Song Companion: An Annotated Guide to Musical Theatre Literature by Voice Type and Song Style

by David P. DeVenney Scarecrow Press (July 29, 2009)

This volume presents a comprehensive listing of the musical numbers from over 300 Broadway shows. Each song is annotated with the name of the character who sings it, the voice type, the exact vocal range, and...


Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

by Steve Sullivan Scarecrow Press (October 04, 2013)

The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings, Volumes 1 and 2 covers the full range of popular music recordings with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. In this 2-volume encyclopedia, Sullivan explores...


Yé-Yé Girls of '60s French Pop

by Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe & Lio Feral House (November 18, 2013)

Yé-Yé means Yeah Yeah! and is best known as a style of '60s pop music heard in France and Québec.


The Rise of the Crooners: Gene Austin, Russ Columbo, Bing Crosby, Nick Lucas, Johnny Marvin and Rudy Vallee

by Jim Bedoian, Michael Pitts, Dick Carty & Frank Hoffmann et al. Scarecrow Press (December 22, 2001)

The Rise of the Crooners examines the historical trends and events that led to the emergence of the crooning style. The lives and careers of six pioneers of the style-Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Gene Austin,...


Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman: Female Fans and the Music of Tori Amos

by Adrienne Trier-Bieniek Scarecrow Press (May 16, 2013)

Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman: Female Fans and the Music of Tori Amos explores the many-layered relationships female fans build with feminist musicians in general and with Tori Amos, in particular. Using original...


Torch Singing: Performing Resistance and Desire from Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf

by Stacy Holman Jones AltaMira Press (July 08, 2007)

With an ethnographer's eye, Stacy Holman Jones provides a cultural critique of torch singing-describing the genre as a rich drama of passiveness, deception, desire, and resistance.


The Bitter End: Hanging Out at America's Nightclub

by Paul Colby Cooper Square Press (May 06, 2002)

Colby, the owner of the Greenwich Village music and comedy venue for over a quarter of a century, shares his memories of Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Woody Allen, George Carlin, Sarah McLachlan and many others who...


K-POP A To Z

by Bina Lee Racehorse (February 05, 2019)

Everything You Could Possibly Need to Know about Korean Pop Music!

K-POP is popping up everywhere! Korea’s infectious and high-energy pop music and entertainment scene is a relatively young phenomenon in the...


Music and Words

by Patrick M. Patterson Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Composer Nakayama Shimpei (1887-1952) wrote more than 300 popular songs in his lifetime. Most are still well known and recorded regularly. An entrepreneur, he found ways to create popular songs that powered...


Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

by Duane Tudahl & Questlove Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 15, 2018)

Featuring even more groundbreaking, never-before-heard stories, the expanded edition of Duane Tudahl's book pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to...


Memory Songs: A Personal Journey into the Music that Shaped the 90s

by James Cook Unbound (May 17, 2018)

This is the story of a music-obsessed boy’s journey from his bedroom in Hitchin to the heart of nineties London just as Britpop is about to explode...

From James Cook’s early encounters with pop’s pioneers...


Stars Fell on Stockton

by Brian K. Ashcroft Grosvenor House Publishing (July 22, 2018)

It is May 1962. The ‘phone rings. Brian, 15 year-old grammar-schoolboy and bass player in the Denvers, picks up the receiver. It is Sam Curtis, ex Road Manager of the Shadows, “How would you like to go to...


A Race of Singers

by Bryan K. Garman The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855, he dreamed of inspiring a "race of singers" who would celebrate the working class and realize the promise of American democracy. By examining how singers...


Bridie Gallagher

by Jim Livingstone The Collins Press (October 01, 2015)

Foreword by Daniel O'Donnell Known as ‘the Girl from Donegal’, Bridie Gallagher was Ireland’s first truly international pop star. Over a fifty-year career she sang at sell-out concerts from small halls...


Women Who Rock

by Evelyn Mcdonnell Running Press (October 09, 2018)

A stellar and unprecedented celebration of 106 musical artists, WOMEN WHO ROCK is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. A gorgeous gift book, it...


Ruth and Martin's Album Club

by Martin Fitzgerald Unbound (September 07, 2017)

The concept behind the Ruth and Martin's Album Club blog is simple: Make people listen to a classic album they've never heard before. Make them listen to it two more times. Get them to explain why they never...


Pop Stars in My Pantry: A Memoir of Pop Mags and Clubbing in the 1980s

by Paul Simper Unbound (August 10, 2017)

Corrupted by Spandau. Slated by Boy George. Mothered by Sade. Evicted by Bananarama. Jilted by Madonna.

Author, columnist and TV writer Paul Simper had a front-row seat at one of pop stardom's most exciting shows:...


So Here It Is: How the Boy From Wolverhampton Rocked the World With Slade

by Dave Hill Unbound (November 16, 2017)

'No Slade = No Oasis. It's as devastating and as simple as that' Noel Gallagher

Slade's music and style dominated and defined the 1970s. With six consecutive number one singles they were the UK's number one group...


Ciara's Diary

by Ciara King Gill Books (August 25, 2017)

The year is 1999. Connemara is braced for the new millennium. ‘No Scrubs’ rules the airwaves, bootleg DVDs of Cruel Intentions are thrilling crowds of sexually progressive teens, and if you’re not matching...


Michael Jackson

by Ananda Raamayan Ayana Technologies Ltd (June 25, 2014)

Man Behind The Mirror explores the underlying themes behind Michael Jackson's life to give us a window into who he really was.. the role of music and consciousness, his role as a modern day Shaman in his concerts,...


The 1975

by David Nolan Lesser Gods (September 12, 2017)

Led by exciting, outspoken singer Matthew Healy, The 1975 have taken the music world by storm with their 1980s-inspired funk-pop-rock.

Their 2016 album debuted at #1 in the United States, Canada, and England....


Off the Planet

by Philip Hayward John Libbey Publishing (May 18, 2004)

Over the last decade, music and sound have been increasingly recognized as an important—if often neglected—aspect of film production and film studies. Off the Planet comprises a lively, stimulating, and...


Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

by Steve Sullivan & Dave Marsh Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 17, 2017)

Volumes 3 and 4 of the The Encyclopedia of More Great Popular Song Recordings provides the stories behind approximately 1,700 more of the greatest song recordings in the history of the music industry, from 1890...


George Michael

by Emily Herbert Lesser Gods (April 04, 2017)

He withdrew, lay low for long periods, only to emerge, blinking, back into the headlines, for all the wrong reasons. He was a giant in the industry and remained so until his death but there was the distinct...


Ed Sheeran

by David Nolan Lesser Gods (October 11, 2016)

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,...


Zayn

by Sarah Oliver Lesser Gods (September 13, 2016)

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...


Sam Smith

by Joe Allan Lesser Gods (October 11, 2016)

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,...


Inside Taylor Nation

by Sarah Oliver Lesser Gods (September 13, 2016)

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 ....


Billy Joel

by Joshua S. Duchan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2017)

Despite his tremendous success, Billy Joel’s gifts as a composer and commentator on American life are long overdue for a thorough investigation. In Billy Joel: America’s Piano Man, music historian Joshua...


I Am Brian Wilson

by Brian Wilson Da Capo Press (October 11, 2016)

They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing.

As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s,...


Good Booty

by Ann Powers Dey Street Books (August 15, 2017)

NPR Best Books of 2017

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate...


Beck: The Art of Mutation

by Nevin Martell Pocket Books (June 15, 2002)

In 1993, a quirky California boy named Beck burst onto the scene with the irony warped anthem "Loser." He has since earned a reputation as one of the most innovative, stylish, and vital recording artists of...


Take a Walk on the Dark Side

by R. Gary Patterson Touchstone (July 06, 2004)

Take a Walk on the Dark Side is the ultimate book for today's rock and roll fan: a fascinating compendium of facts, fictions, prophecies, premonitions, coincidences, hoaxes, doomsday scenarios, and other urban...


Lit Riffs

by Amanda Davis, Jonathan Lethem, Tom Perrotta & Lester Bangs et al. MTV Books (November 01, 2007)

Following in the footsteps of the late great Lester Bangs -- the most revered and irreverent of rock 'n' roll critics -- twenty-four celebrated writers have penned stories inspired by great songs. Just as Bangs...


The Beatles

by Bob Spitz Little, Brown and Company (June 25, 2012)

As soon as The Beatles became famous, the spin machine began to construct a myth--one that has continued to this day. But the truth is much more interesting, much more exciting, and much more moving. In this...


Edith Bowman's Great British Music Festivals

by Edith Bowman Blink Publishing (May 07, 2015)

In Great British Music Festival, Edith Bowman packs her wellies and braves the unpredictable weather to explore some of the country’s best- and lesser-known music festivals. From the muddy fields of Glastonbury,...


Taylor Swift: The Whole Story

by Chas Newkey-Burden HarperCollins (December 30, 2013)

The full story of Taylor Swift’s stratospheric rise to fame; all any dedicated Swifty needs to know about the pop superstar who’s taking over the world.

A small-town girl with an incredible talent, and the...


Revelations

by Pastor Mason Betha Atria Books (May 11, 2010)

Imagine having it all and leaving it all behind -- to answer a higher calling...

REVELATIONS

His rise to fame was one of rap's great success stories. He had millions of fans and the prospect of multi-millions...


Shout!

by Philip Norman Touchstone (May 17, 2011)

Updated to include Paul McCartney’s knighting and the deaths of John Lennon and George Harrison.

Philip Norman’s biography of the Beatles is the definitive work on the world's most influential band—a beautifully...