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Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Aug. 26 and beyond)

AUG. 26

THE BEATLES
“Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World” (Hardcover)
(author: Candy Leonard; Kindle; Arcade Publishing)

“The Beatles” (Paperback)
(editor: Ben Nussbaum; i5 Press)

BECK
“Throwing Frisbees at the Sun: A Book About Beck” (Hardcover)
(author: Rob Jovanovic; Jawbone Press)

GEORGE BENSON
“Benson: The Autobiography” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Alan Goldsher; foreword by Bill Cosby; Da Capo Press)

NEIL COSSAR
“This Day in Music: An Everyday Record of Musical Faces” (Kindle)
(Omnibus Press, Aug. 30)

RAY HITCHENS
“Vibe Merchants: The Sound Creators of Jamaican Popular Music” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Ashgate)

TOM MAXWELL
“Hell: My Life in the Squirrel Nut Zippers” (Paperback)
(Oyster Press)

SEPT. 2

GREIL MARCUS
“The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs” (Hardcover)
(Yale University Press)

BRUNO MARS
“Bruno Mars” (Paperback)
(author: Emily Herbert; Omnibus Press, Sept. 1)

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now” (Kindle)
(author: Malka Marom; Hardcover; Omnibus Press, Sept. 1)

JEREMY SPENCER
“Death Punch’d: Surviving Five Finger Death Punch’s Metal Mayhem” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; It Books / HarperCollins)

SEPT. 9

BOB DYLAN
“Another Side of Bob Dylan: A Personal History on the Road and Off the Tracks” (Hardcover)
(authors: Victor Maymudes, Jacob Maymudes; Kindle; St. Martin’s Press)

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words” (Hardcover)
(culled from conversations with musician and broadcast journalist Malka Marom; Kindle; ECW Press)

KEITH RICHARDS
“Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar” (Hardcover)
(art by daughter Theodora Richards; includes an audio CD with bonus book content; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Yes Is the Answer: And Other Prog Rock Tales” (Paperback)
(editors: Marc Weingarten, Tyson Cornell; Rare Bird Books)

SEPT. 23

MEL LEWIS
“The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis” (Hardcover)
(author: Chris Smith; University of North Texas Press, Sept. 20)

ONE DIRECTION
“Who We Are – One Direction: Our Official Autobiography” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; HarperCollins)

JIM PETERIK
“Through the Eye of the Tiger: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life of Survivor’s Founding Member” (Paperback)
(co-author: Lisa Torem; BenBella Books)

CHRIS STEIN
“Chris Stein / Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk” (Hardcover)
(Rizzoli)

SEPT. 30

TRACEY E.W. LAIRD
“Austin City Limits: A History” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Oxford University Press, Oct. 2)

GARY WRIGHT
“Dream Weaver: Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison [Hardcover]” (Kindle; Tarcher Hardcover / Penguin Books, Oct. 2)

OCT. 7

BILLY IDOL
“Dancing With Myself” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Touchstone / Simon & Schuster)

JOE PERRY
“Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Simon & Schuster)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Springsteen: Album by Album” (Hardcover)
(author: Ryan White; Sterling)

U2
“U2: The Definitive Biography” (Hardcover)
(author: John Jobling; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

OCT. 14

BLACK SABBATH
“Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe” (Paperback)
(author: Mick Wall; Orion, Oct. 16)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Experiencing Led Zeppelin: A Listener’s Companion” (Hardcover)
(author: Gregg Akkerman; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct. 16)

GERED MANKOWITZ
“Gered Mankowitz: 50 Years of Rock and Roll Photography” (Hardcover)
(Goodman)

JIMMY PAGE
“Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page” (Hardcover)
(512-page photographic autobiography; Genesis Publications)

ROBERT WALSER
“Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music” (Paperback)
(Wesleyan, Oct. 16)

OCT. 21

GEORGE CLINTON
“Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Ben Greenman; Kindle; Atria Books)

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Live Dead: The Grateful Dead Photographed by Bob Minkin” (Hardcover)
(Insight Editions)

VERNON JOYNSON
“The Tapestry of Delights: Expanded Two-Volume Edition: The Ultimate Guide to UK Rock & Pop of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976” (Paperback)
(Borderline Productions, Oct. 22)

CHARLIE PARKER
“Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker” (Paperback)
(author: Stanley Crouch; Harper Perennial)

ROBERT PLANT
“Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin” (Hardcover)
(author: Dave Thompson; Backbeat Books)

LOU REED
“Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story” (Paperback)
(author: Victor Bockris; Harper)

GENE SIMMONS
“Me, Inc.” (Hardcover)
(subtitled “Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business”; Kindle; It Books)

OCT. 28

LEONARD BERNSTEIN
“The Leonard Bernstein Letters” (Paperback)
(author: John Byrne Cooke; Kindle; Yale University Press)

DISCO PATRICK & PATRICK VOGT
“Disco: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Cover Art of Disco Records” (Kindle)
(co-author: Robert Ashton; Soul Jazz Books, Oct. 31)

THE DOORS
“Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre: A Biography of the Doors” (Hardcover)
(author: Mick Wall; Paperback; Orion, Oct. 30)

DONALD FAGEN
“Eminent Hipsters” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Penguin Books)

JANIS JOPLIN
“On the Road with Janis Joplin” (Hardcover)
(author: John Byrne Cooke; Kindle; Berkley Hardcover)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters” (Paperback)
(edited by Hank Bordowitz; Chicago Review Press, Nov. 1)

JERRY LEE LEWIS
“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” (Hardcover)
(author: Rick Bragg; Kindle; Harper)

METALLICA
“Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014)” (Hardcover)
(authors: Paul Brannigan, Ian Winwood; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

MARK MOTHERSBAUGH
“Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia” (Hardcover)
(edited by Adam Lerner; foreword by Wes Anderson; Princeton Architectural Press)

TOM PETTY
“Tom Petty: Rock ‘n’ Roll Guardian” (Paperback)
(author: Andrea Rotondo; Kindle; Omnibus Press)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Found: The Rolling Stones” (Hardcover)
(photos from their 1965 tour through Savannah, Ga., and Clearwater, Fla., found in an unmarked box at a flea market in Southern California by musician and art collector Lauren White; The Ice Plant, Nov. 1)

WILL ROMANO
“Prog Rock FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Rocks Most Progressive Music” (Hardcover)
(Backbeat Books)

JOHN STEVENTON
“DJing For Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies, Oct. 27)

BOBBY WOMACK
“Bobby Womack: My Story 1944-2014” (Paperback)
(co-author: Robert Ashton; John Blake, Nov. 1)

ROBERT WYATT
“Different Every Time: The Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt” (Kindle)
(author: Marcus O’Dair; Serpent’s Tail, Oct. 30)

WINSLOW YERXA
“Harmonica For Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies, Oct. 27)

NOV. 4

BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC
“The Alternative Jukebox: 500 extraordinary tracks that tell a story of alternative music” (Hardcover)
(Cassell)

BRUCE COCKBURN
“Rumours of Glory: A Memoir” (Paperback)
(Kindle; HarperOne)

JAMES DUNCAN
“2015 Songwriter’s Market: Where & How to Market Your Songs” (Hardcover)
(38th edition; Writer’s Digest Books, Nov. 3)

DUKE ELLINGTON
“Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington” (Paperback)
(author: Terry Teachout; Kindle; Gotham)

JENNIFER LOPEZ
“True Love” (Hardcover)
(Celebra Hardcover)

OL’ DIRTY BASTARD
“The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol’ Dirty Bastard” (Paperback)
(authors: Buddha Monk, Mickey Hess; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

THE STAPLE SINGERS
“I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era” (Paperback)
(author: Greg Kot; Kindle; Scribner)

NOV. 11

THE BEATLES & THE ROLLING STONES
“Beatles vs. Stones” (Paperback)
(author: John McMillian; Simon & Schuster)

JEFF BECK
“Jeff Beck: Hot Wired Guitar” (Hardcover)
(author: Martin Power; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Nov. 10)

BREAD
“Bread: A Sweet Surrender – The Musical Journey of David Gates, James Griffin & Co.” (Paperback)
(author: Malcolm Searles; Helter Skelter Publishing)

KURT COBAIN
“Kurt Cobain: The Last Session” (Hardcover)
(photographer: Jesse Frohman; previously unpublished images taken during Nirvana’s last formal photo session before Cobain’s suicide in 1993; includes Jon Savage’s original interview, which appeared with Frohman’s photographs in the London Observer; Thames & Hudson, Nov. 12)

MARIANNE FAITHFULL
“Marianne Faithfull: A Life on Record” (Hardcover)
(photo book; co-author: Salman Rushdie; Rizzoli)

LITA FORD
“Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Dey Street Books)

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
“The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses” (Hardcover)
(author: Zoë Howe; Kindle; St. Martin’s Press)

GLYN JOHNS
“Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces …” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Blue Rider Press, Nov. 13)

JOHN LENNON
“John Lennon: The Collected Artwork” (Hardcover)
(Insight Editions)

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now” (Hardcover)
(author: Malka Marom; Kindle; Omnibus Press)

BRUCE PAVITT
“Sub Pop USA: The Subterraneanan Pop Music Anthology, 1980–1988” (Paperback)
(Bazillion Points)

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis Presley: A Southern Life” (Hardcover)
(author: Joel Williamson; Oxford University Press, Nov. 13)

NOV. 18

CERYS MATTHEWS
“Hook, Line & Singer: A Sing-a-Long Book” (Paperback)
(Penguin Books, Nov. 20)

DEC. 2

CHET ATKINS
“Chet Atkins: The Greatest Songs of Mister Guitar” (Paperback)
(author: Mark S. Reinhart; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles Through Headphones: The Quirks, Peccadilloes, Nuances and Sonic Delights of the Greatest Popular Music Ever Recorded” (Paperback)
(author: Ted Montgomery; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

EMINEM
“Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race: Essays” (Paperback)
(edited by Scott F. Parker; foreword by Talib Kweli; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

JASON HANLEY
“Music Lab: We Rock!: A Fun Family Guide for Exploring Rock Music History” (Paperback)
(Quarry Books, Dec. 1)

DEC. 9

LEONARD COHEN
“On Tour with Leonard Cohen” (Hardcover)
(author: Sharon Robinson; powerHouse Books)

JAN. 13, 2015

MARKY RAMONE
“Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Richard Herschlag; Kindle; Touchstone)

FEB. 3, 2015

LES McCANN
“Invitation To Openness: The Jazz & Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980” (Hardcover)
(Fantagraphics, Feb. 8)

MARCH 3, 2015

RAY DAVIES
“Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story” (Paperback)
(Sterling)

TRACEY LAIRD, BRANDON LAIRD, SCOTT NEWTON
“Austin City Limits: Forty Years of Legendary Music” (Hardcover)
(Insight Editions)

MARCH 17, 2015

JON FINE
“Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear)” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Viking Adult)

TOM WHEELER
“The Stratocaster Continues: The Sixth Decade of the Fender Strat” (Paperback)
(Hal Leonard, March 15)

MARCH 24, 2015

LEONARD COHEN
“A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen” (Paperback)
(author: Liel Leibovitz; W.W. Norton & Company, March 23)

BOB DYLAN
“Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964” (Hardcover)
(author: Ted Russell; Rizzoli)

NELSON GEORGE
“The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style” (Paperback)
(William Morrow Paperbacks)

BRYAN RAY TURCOTTE
“It All Dies Anyway: L.A., Jabberjaw, and the End of an Era” (Hardcover)
(Rizzoli)

MARCH 31, 2015

AC/DC
“AC/DC FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the World’s True Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” (Paperback)
(author: Susan Masino; Backbeat Books)

TRAVIS BARKER (OF BLINK-182)
“Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Gavin Edwards; Atlantic Publishing / Croxley Green, March 28)

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles: Then There Was Music” (Hardcover)
(author: Tim Hill; William Morrow, March 30)

TERRY BURROWS
“The British Invasion: The 1960’s Music Revolution Day by Day” (Hardcover)
(Chartbeat Books, April 1)

NIRVANA
“I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana” (Paperback)
(author: Nick Soulsby; St. Martin’s Griffin)

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Rolling Stones FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Bad Boys of Rock” (Paperback)
(author: Gary J. Jucha; Backbeat Books)

APRIL 7, 2015

PRESTON LAUTERBACH
“Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; W.W. Norton & Company, April 6)

LISA ROBINSON
“There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll” (Paperback)
(Riverhead Trade)

APRIL 21, 2015

MICHAEL RUFFINO (OF UNBAND)
“Adios, Motherfucker: A Gentleman’s Progress Through Rock and Roll” (Paperback)
(ABEcco)

APRIL 28, 2015

GREIL MARCUS
“Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music: Sixth Edition” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Plume)

MAY 5, 2015

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles: Experience the Fab Four’s Swinging Sixties” (Hardcover)
(author: Brian Southall; Carlton Books)

BOB DYLAN
“Bob Dylan: Experience the World’s Greatest Singer-Songwriter” (Hardcover)
(author: Terry Burrows; Carlton Books)

TOM HINGLEY
“Carpet Burns: My Life with Inspiral Carpets” (Paperback)
(Route Publishing, May 1)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Led Zeppelin: Experience the Biggest Band of the 70s” (Hardcover)
(author: Chris Welch; Carlton Books)

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Rolling Stones: Experience the World’s Biggest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” (Hardcover)
(author: Glenn Crouch; Carlton Books)

MAY 12, 2015

JESSICA HOPPER
“The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic” (Paperback)
(Featherproof Books)

DAVID NICHOLS
“Dig: Australian Rock and Popular Music, 1960-85” (Paperback)
(Verse Chorus Press)

VARIOUS WRITERS
“Now Is the Time To Invent! Reports from the Indie-Rock Revolution, 1985-2000” (Paperback)
(Verse Chorus Press)

MAY 19, 2015

BOB MERSEREAU
“The History of Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Paperback)
(Backbeat Books)

MAY 26, 2015

JIM CROCE
“I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story” (Paperback)
(authors: Ingrid Croce, Jimmy Rock; Da Capo Press)

BOB DYLAN
“The Dylanologists: Adventures in the Land of Bob” (Hardcover)
(author: David Kinney; Simon & Schuster)

MORRISSEY
“Morrissey FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Pope of Mope” (Paperback)
(author: D. McKinney; Backbeat Books)

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.



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