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ATime Out andDaily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release,Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of ... read more

Please Kill Me The Uncensored Oral History of Punk
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* Cover story- Leonardo da Vinci - on the 500th anniversary of his death, art historian Rosalind Ormiston analyses his incalculable impact and reports from the Loire Valley (where da Vinci spent his final years) on the year-lo... read more

Limelight, January/February 2019 - Australia's Classical Music and Arts Magazine
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How does classical music intersect legitimately with other musical genres? Where are the dividing lines, and what is it that defines collaborations between orchestras and ensembles with artists from jazz, pop and rock as classical, rather than crossover?Feature- The Bauhaus was t... read more

Limelight March 2019
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The best-selling account of The Velvet Underground phenomenon is now recognised as one of the greatest rock books ever written. First published in 1983, it is based on interviews with all four members of the Velvets, as well as others who became part of Andy Warhol's circle of artistic collaborators.

Uptight : The Velvet Underground Story
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The international Number One bestseller. Over a million copies sold in the English language. Published in 23 foreign languages. 'A heartfelt memoir . . . there is a fearlessness to his prose, a willingness to engage with his past, that chimes with his songwriter's desire ... read more

Born to Run
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Don't dance for the audience. Dance for yourself.The basis for a lavish new drama series from Hamiltoncreator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fosseis the definitive book on one of Broadway's and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons.The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards in... read more

Fosse: The Biography
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Acclaimed music writer Robert Hilburn's "epic" and "definitive" (Rolling Stone) biography of music icon Paul Simon, written with Simon's full participation--but without his editorial control--that "reminds us how titanic this musician is" (The Washington Post). For more than fift... read more

Paul Simon: The Life
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Series:Faber Social Ser.

SUNDAY TIMES MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEARROUGH TRADE BOOK OF THE YEARMOJOBOOK OF THE YEARIn 1975, Viv Albertine was obsessed with music but it never occurred to her she could be in a band as she couldn't play an instrument and she'd never seen a girl... read more

Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys
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Series:Cambridge Library Collection - Music

This authoritative biography of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a landmark in its meticulous research and use of source material. For the American author Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1817-97), it represented a lifelong labour of love, yet it remained unfi... read more

The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven 3 Volume Set
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Follow the authoritative text encompasses the complete inside story of Bob Dylan the man and his music; the book traces the Bob Dylan story with a detailed biography of his life from his early folk roots through to the world wide musical phenomenon that we know today. The boo... read more

Bob Dylan: Mr Tambourine Man
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Series:Serpent's Tail Classics

When Muddy Waters came to London at the start of the '60s, a kid from Boston called Joe Boyd was his tour manager; when Dylan went electric at the Newport Festival, Joe Boyd was plugging in his guitar; when the summer of love got going, Joe Boyd was running th... read more

White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s
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How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn't) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers.
A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune; without instruction or training we all respond intuitively ... read more

Comparing Notes - How We Make Sense of Music
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