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Author: Kelefa Sanneh
Release Date: October 05, 2021
An epic achievement and a huge delight, the entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it: rock, R&B, country, punk, hip-hop, dance, and popKelefa Sanneh, one of the ...
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The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic Cover
Author: Samantha Irby and Jessica Hopper
Release Date: July 06, 2021
An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new materialThroughout her career, spanning more than two decades, Jessica Hopper, a revered and pioneering music critic, has examin...
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From Beethoven and Tchaikovsky to John Lennon Prince and Kim Gordon, tune in to the evocative expressions of treasured composers, musicians, singers, and songwriters in this enchanting volume from the compiler of the bestselling Letters of Note&...
Author: Michael Azerrad | Narrator: Michael Azerrad and Kurt Loder
Release Date: April 23, 2019
Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell  nearly five million copies of their landmark album  Nevermind, whose thunderous sound  and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion,  frustration, and passion o...
Author: Geoff Edgers | Narrator: Geoff Edgers
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers takes a deep dive into the story behind “Walk This Way,” Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking mashup that forever changed music. The early 1980s were an exciting time for mu...
Author: Joe Hagan | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris and Joe Hagan
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A delicious romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the iconic magazine that made it all possible, with candid look backs at the era from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Elton John, Bono, Bruce Springs...
Author: Tom Doyle | Narrator: Tom Taylorson
Release Date: March 21, 2017
The true story of Elton John’s meteoric rise from obscurity to worldwide celebrity in the weird, wild 1970s, based on rare one-on-one interviews with the Rocket Man himself—now the subject of a major motion picture. In August 19...
Author: Robbie Robertson | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: November 15, 2016
New York Times Bestseller • On the 40th anniversary of The Band’s legendary The Last Waltz concert, Robbie Robertson finally tells his own spellbinding story of the band that changed music history, his extraordinary personal journey, ...
Author: Alan Doyle | Narrator: Alan Doyle
Release Date: October 13, 2015
From the lead singer of the band Great Big Sea comes a lyrical and captivating musical memoir about growing up in the tiny fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, and then taking to the world stage.     Singer-songwri...
Author: Chrissie Hynde | Narrator: Rosanna Arquette
Release Date: September 08, 2015
From Chrissie Hynde, one of rock’s most iconic, alluring, kick-ass, and (let’s face it) sexy women, a brilliant, no-holds-barred memoir of a rock life lived to the hilt. Chrissie Hynde, the songwriter and frontwoman of The Pretenders...
Author: John Byrne Cooke | Narrator: John Byrne Cooke
Release Date: October 28, 2014
One of Parade's Top Ten Rock n' Roll ReadsAs a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show—and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port Arthur who w...
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Author: Ginger Alden | Narrator: Ginger Alden
Release Date: September 02, 2014
Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in Ginger Alden’s life; after all, she was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. But she had no idea that she would play a part in that enduring legacy—as Elvis Presley’s fiancée and...
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