Music Books

Published on July 18th, 2016 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (July 19 and Beyond)

Forget about the Republican National Convention … immerse yourself in a music book.

Read on …

JULY 19, 2016

DANIEL JOHNSTON
“The Incantations of Daniel Johnston” (Paperback; artist: Ricardo Cavolo; author: Scott McClanahan; Two Dollar Radio)

PET SHOP BOYS
“Smile If You Dare: Politics and Pointy Hats With The Pet Shop Boys” (Paperback; author: Ramzy Alwakeel; Kindle; Repeater)

JULY 22, 2016

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Boss: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – The Illustrated History” (Hardcover; Voyageur Press)

JULY 23, 2016

STANLEY SADIE
“Definitive Opera Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition” (Hardcover; Flame Tree Publishing)

JULY 26, 2016

J.C. GABEL / KRISTINE McKENNA
“Slash: A History of the Legendary LA Punk Magazine: 1977-1980” (Paperback; Hat & Beard Press)

PAUL STANLEY
“Face the Music: A Life Exposed” (Paperback; Free Preview; HarperOne)

JULY 28, 2016

LED ZEPPELIN
“Led Zeppelin Day By Day” (Hardcover; author: Marc Roberty; Backbeat Books)

NEIL TAYLOR
“C86 and All That: The Birth of Indie, 1983-1986” (Paperback; Verse Chorus Press)

JULY 29, 2016

GEORGE HARRISON
“George Harrison: Soul Man Volume 1” (Paperback; author: John Blaney; Paper Jukebox)

AUG. 1, 2016

KRAIG GEIGER
“Peace, Love n’ Mud” (Hardcover; life story set against the backdrop of the Woodstock ’94 Music & Art Fair; Kindle; Waldorf Publishing)

BEN GREENMAN
“Emotional Rescue: Essays on Love, Loss, and Life – With a Soundtrack” (Paperback; Kindle; Little A)

AUG. 2, 2016

ADELE
“Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music” (Paperback; author: Sarah-Louise James; Carlton Books)

THE BEATLES
“Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs from The Beatles Book Archive” (Hardcover; edited by Andy Neill; The Overlook Press)

DAVID BRACKETT
“Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music” (Paperback; University of California Press)

PRINCE
“Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks” (Paperback; author: Ronin Ro; Kindle; Free Preview; St. Martin’s Griffin)

AUG. 7, 2016

JOHN LENNON
“John Lennon vs. The U.S.A.: The Inside Story of the Most Bitterly Contested and Influential Deportation Case in United States History” (Hardcover; author: Leon Wildes; American Bar Association)

AUG. 9, 2016

DAVID BOWIE
“The Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference” (Hardcover; author: Paul Morley; Kindle; Gallery Books)

THE DOORS
“Jim Morrison and the Doors – Ride the Snake: 50 Years of Classic Writing” (Paperback; editor: Jerry Hopkins; Plexus Publishing)

RIKKI ERCOLI
“Legends of Punk: Photos from the Vault” (Paperback; Manic D Press, Inc.)

CHRISSIE HYNDE
“Reckless: My Life as a Pretender” (Paperback; Kindle; Free Preview; Anchor)

MANIC STREET PREACHERS
“Assassinated Beauty: Photographs of the Manic Street Preachers” (Hardcover; photos: Kevin Cummins, the NME’s chief photographer for more than a decade; Faber & Faber)

AUG. 10, 2016

RORY STORM & THE HURRICANES
“From a Storm to a Hurricane: Rory Storm & The Hurricanes” (Paperback; author: Anthony Hogan; Amberley)

AUG. 11, 2016

BRIAN ENO
“Brian Eno: Oblique Music” (Paperback; edited by Sean Albiez and David Pattie; Bloomsbury Academic)

AUG. 16, 2016

JACE CLAYTON (aka DJ Rupture)
“Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture” (Paperback; Kindle; FSG Originals)

STEVE DAHL (Chicago DJ legend)
“Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died” (Hardcover; co-author: Dave Hoekstra; photographer: Paul Natkin; Curbside Splendor Publishing)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day” (Hardcover; Kindle; author: Joel Selvin; Dey Street Books)

SLIM JIM PHANTOM
“A Stray Cat Struts: My Life as a Rockabilly Rebel” (Hardcover; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

AUG. 23, 2016

KATIE BARON
“Fashion + Music: Fashion Creatives Shaping Pop Culture” (Hardcover; Laurence King Publishing)

COSTAS I. KARAGEORGHIS
“Applying Music in Exercise and Sport” (Paperback; Human Kinetics)

PATTI SMITH
“M Train” (Paperback; Free Preview; Vintage)

STEELY DAN
“Steely Dan: Reelin’ in the Years” (Paperback; author: Brian Sweet; Kindle; Free Preview; The Overlook Press)

LINDA THOMPSON
“A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

AUG. 25, 2016

JAMES BRAXTON PETERSON
“Hip Hop Headphones: A Scholar’s Critical Playlist” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic)

JON STEBBINS
“Vinyl FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Vinyl Records and Collecting Them” (Paperback; Backbeat Books)

AUG. 29, 2016

MICHAEL JACKSON
“Michael and Me: The Untold Story of Michael Jackson’s Secret Romance” (Hardcover; author: Shana Mangatal; Chicago Review Press)

TROYE SIVAN
“Forever Young: The Story of Troye Sivan” (Kindle; author: Alana Wulff; Nero)

AUG. 30, 2016

MICHAEL JACKSON
“Elizabeth & Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of Pop – A Love Story” (Hardcover; author: Donald Bogle; Atria Books)

KEITH MORRIS (of Black Flag and Circle Jerks)
“My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor” (Hardcover; co-author: Jim Ruland; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

THE SMITHS
“Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Paperback; author: Johnny Rogan; The Overlook Press)

SEPT. 1, 2016

BILL ANDERSON
“Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life in Country Music” (Hardcover; co-author: Peter Cooper; University of Georgia Press)

MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD
“Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero” (Hardcover; author: Ed Ward; foreword by Billy F. Gibbons; Chicago Review Press)

RODGER LYLE BROWN
“Party Out of Bounds: The B-52’s, R.E.M., and the Kids Who Rocked Athens, Georgia” (Paperback; University of Georgia Press)

KURT COBAIN and NIRVANidA
“Kurt Cobain and Nirvana: The Complete Illustrated History (Second Edition)” (Paperback; author: Charles Cross; Voyageur Press)

BOB DYLAN
“Still on the Road: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1974-2006” (Paperback; author: Clinton Heylin; Free Preview; Chicago Review Press)

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated History” (Hardcover; author: Richie Unterberger; Voyageur Press)

METALLICA
“Metallica: The Complete Illustrated History (Second Edition)” (Paperback; author: Martin Popoff; Voyageur Press)

NEIL PEART
“Far and Wide: Bring That Horizon to Me!” (Kindle; Hardcover, out Sept. 13; ECW Press)

SEPT. 6, 2016

THE BEATLES
“Some Fun Tonight! The Backstage Story of How the Beatles Rocked America, The Historic Tours of 1964-1966 – Volume 2: 1965-1966” (Paperback; author: Chuck Gunderson; Backbeat Books)

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie Treasures” (Hardcover; author: Mike Evans; Carlton Books), “David Bowie Changes: His Life in Pictures 1947-2016” (Hardcover; author: Chris Welch; Carlton Books), “David Bowie and Philosophy: Rebel, Rebel” (Paperback; edited by Theodore G. Ammon; Open Court) , “The Golden Years: David Bowie” (Hardcover; author: Roger Griffin; Omnibus)

CLIFF BURTON
“To Live Is to Die: The Life and Death of Metallica’s Cliff Burton” (Paperback; revised and updated edition; author: Joel McIver; Jawbone Press)

VIC CHESNUTT
“Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt” (Paperback; author: Kristin Hersh; Free Preview; University of Texas Press)

M.L. LIEBLER
“Heaven Was Detroit: Detroit Music from Jazz to HipHop and Beyond” (Paperback; foreword by Dave Marsh; Painted Turtle)

FREDDIE MERCURY
“Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic” (Hardcover; author: Mark Blake; Backbeat Books)

MATT PINFIELD (former host of MTV’s “120 Minutes”)
“All These Things That I’ve Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life – Music, Mayhem & MTV” (Hardcover; co-author: Mitchell Cohen; Scribner)

KANYE WEST
“Pocket Kanye Wisdom: Witty Quotes and Wise Words from Kanye West” (Paperback; Hardie Grant Books)

SEPT. 7, 2016

JEREMY MONTEIRO
“Jeremy Monteiro: Random Thoughts of a Jazz Musician” (Paperback; Marshall Cavendish International)

TED WILLIAMS (jazz photographer)
“Jazz: The Iconic Images of Ted Williams” (Hardcover; Antique Collectors Club Dist.)

SEPT. 8, 2016

PRINCE
“Prince 1958-2016” (Hardcover; author: BBC journalist Mobeen Azhar; Carlton Books)

JOHN RIORDAN
“Sound and Vision: A Guide to Music’s Cult Artists” (Hardcover; Dog ‘n’ Bone)

SEPT. 12, 2016

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie: The Golden Years” (Paperback; author: Roger Griffin; Omnibus Press)

SEPT. 13, 2016

VICTORIA BROACKES / GEOFFREY MARSH
“You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966–1970” (Hardcover; revised edition; V & A Publishing)

KRISTIN HERSH
“Wyatt at the Coyote Palace” (the Throwing Muses lead singer is releasing her new solo album as a hardback book, with artwork, lyrics, essays and stories; The Overlook Press)

MIKE LOVE
“Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy” (Hardcover; co-author: James S. Hirsch; Kindle; Blue Rider Press)

METALLICA
“Metallica: Back to the Front: A Fully Authorized Visual History of the Master of Puppets Album and Tour” (Hardcover; author: Matt Taylor; foreword by James Hetfield; Insight Editions)

THE MONKEES
“The Monkees, Head, and the 60s” (Paperback; author: Peter Mills; Jawbone Press)

CAROLINE MOORE
“Punk Rock Entrepreneur: Running a Business Without Losing Your Values” (Paperback; Microcosm Publishing)

PANTERA
“A Vulgar Display of Pantera” (Hardcover; photographer: Joe Giron; Lesser Gods)

RuPAUL
“The Essential RuPaul: Herstory, Philosophy & Her Fiercest Queens” (Hardcover; author: Libby VanderPloeg; Smith Street Books)

BEN WESTHOFF
“Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap” (Hardcover; Kindle; Hachette Books)

ADAM WHITE and BARNEY ALES
“Motown: The Sound of Young America” (Hardcover; Thames & Hudson Ltd.)

MAURICE WHITE
“Keep Your Head to the Sky: My Life with Earth, Wind & Fire” (Hardcover; co-author: Herb Powell; Kindle; Amistad)

FRANK ZAPPA
“Frank Zappa FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Father of Invention” (Paperback; author: John Corcelli; Backbeat Books)

SEPT. 15, 2016

BILL CLIFTON
“Bill Clifton: America’s Bluegrass Ambassador to the World” (Paperback; author: Bill C. Malone; University of Illinois Press)

KARI KALLIONEMI
“Englishness, Pop and Post-War Britain” (Hardcover; Intellect Ltd)

LEGS McNEIL / GILLIAN McCAIN
“Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Paperback; Grove Press)

SEPT. 15, 2016

SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON
“John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson: The Blues Harmonica of Chicago’s Bronzeville” (Hardcover; author: Mitsutoshi Inaba; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

SEPT. 19, 2016

SLIM HARPO
“Slim Harpo: Blues King Bee of Baton Rouge” (Hardcover; author: Martin Hawkins; Kindle; Louisiana State University Press)

SEPT. 20, 2016

THE BEATLES
“Beatlemania: America’s Obsession with the Paul, John, Ringo, and George” (Paperback; compiled by The Associated Press; AP Editions)

T BONE BURNETT
“T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit” (Hardcover; author: Lloyd Sachs; Kindle; University of Texas Press)

SEPT. 27, 2016

SEBASTIAN BACH
“18 and Life on Skid Row” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

TONY BEACON / BARRY MOORHOUSE
“The Bass Book: A Complete Illustrated History of Bass Guitars Updated Edition” (Paperback; Backbeat Books)

THE BEATLES
“When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles’ Rise to the Top” (Paperback; author: Larry Kane; Running Press)

THE BEATLES
“The Zapple Diaries: The Rise and Fall of the Last Beatles Label” (Hardcover; author: Barry Miles; Abrams Image)

PAUL McCARTNEY
“Conversations with McCartney” (Hardcover; author: Paul Du Noyer; Kindle; The Overlook Press)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Born to Run” (official autobiography; Hardcover; Kindle; Read here; Simon & Schuster)

SEPT. 28, 2016

DAVID BOWIE
“Life on Tour with Bowie: A Genius Remembered” (Paperback; author: Sean Mayes; John Blake)

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
“Bullet for My Valentine: Scream Aim Conquer – The Biography” (Paperback; author: Ben Welch; John Blake)

SEPT. 30, 2016

TIM LAWRENCE
“Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” (Paperback; Duke University Press Books)

OCT. 1, 2016

COUNT BASIE
“Good Morning Blues: The Autobiography of Count Basie” (Paperback; as told to Albert Murray; University of Minnesota Press)

CHERRY VANILLA
“Lick Me: How I Became Cherry Vanilla” (Paperback; Kindle; Chicago Review Press)

DOMINQUE DUPUIS
“Vinyl: All You Need to Know” (Hardcover + LP package; Earbooks)

TOM T. HALL
“The Storyteller’s Nashville: An Inside Look at Country Music’s Gritty Past” (Paperback, revised and expanded; Spring House Press)

IRON MAIDEN
“Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Beast (Updated)” (Hardcover; author: Neil Daniels; Voyageur Press)

CURTIS MAYFIELD
“Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield” (Hardcover; author: son Todd Mayfield, with Travis Atria; Chicago Review Press)

THE NEW BARBARIANS (short-lived all-star band led by Ron Wood)
“New Barbarians: Outlaws, Gunslingers and Guitars” (Hardcover; with 16 unreleased tracks from 1979 rehearsals and live shows; Voyageur Press)

DAVID NOLAN
“I Swear I Was There: Sex Pistols, Manchester and the Gig that Changed the World” (Paperback; John Blake)

LOU REED
“Dirty Blvd.: The Life and Music of Lou Reed” (Paperback; author: Aidan Levy; Free Preview; Chicago Review Press)

FRANK SINATRA
“Sinatra: The Legend and the Voice: 100 Years” (Paperback; author: Glenn Dunks; Wilkinson Press)

THE STOOGES
“The Stooges – Head On: A Journey Through the Michigan Underworld” (Paperback; author: Brett Callwood; Kindle; John Blake)

ANDY VASTAGH and ROBERT LEE
“Rock Art: A Gig Poster Coloring Book” (Paperback; Spring House Press)

OCT. 3, 2016

JOHN FARNHAM
“Playing to Win: The Definitive Biography of John Farnham” (Kindle; author: Jeff Apter; Nero)

MICHAEL BUFFALO SMITH
“Capricorn Rising: Conversations in Southern Rock” (Paperback; Mercer University Press)

OCT. 4, 2016

STEVEN BLUSH
“New York Rock: From the Rise of The Velvet Underground to the Fall of CBGB” (Paperback; Kindle; St. Martin’s Griffin)

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie: Album by Album” (Paperback; author: Paolo Hewitt; Insight Editions)

NICK HARPER
“Marshall: The Book of Loud” (Hardcover; Mitchell Beazley)

GERED MANKOWITZ
“Gered Mankowitz: Rock and Roll Photography” (Flexibound; forewords by Annie Lennox, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman; Carlton Books)

BARRY MILES, GRANT SCOTT and JOHNNY MORGAN
“The Greatest Album Covers of All Time” (Hardcover; Collins & Brown)

PATRICK SULLIVAN
“That’s So ’90s Pop: A Fill-In Activity Book” (Paperback; Clarkson Potter)

JACK WHITE
“Citizen Jack: How Jack White Built an Empire From the Blues” (Hardcover; author: Nick Hasted; The Overlook Press)

OCT. 11, 2016

THE BEATLES
“Tune In: The Beatles – All These Years” (Paperback; Three Rivers Press)

BEYONCÉ
“Becoming Beyoncé: The Untold Story” (Paperback; author: J. Randy Taraborrelli; Grand Central Publishing)

NICK CAVE
“Comfort Eating with Nick Cave: Vegan Recipes to Get Deep Inside of You” (Paperback; illustrations by Automne Zingg; recipes by Joshua Ploeg; Microcosm Publishing)

THE CURE
“Cured: A Tale of Two Imaginary Boys” (Hardcover; author: band co-founder Lol Tolhurst; Da Capo Press)

THOMAS DOLBY
“The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology (A Memoir)” (Hardcover; Kindle; Flatiron Books)

GEORGE HARRISON
“George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door” (Paperback; author: Graeme Thomson; The Overlook Press)

MORRISSEY
“Defensive Eating with Morrissey: Vegan Recipes from the One You Left Behind” (Paperback; illustrations by Automne Zingg; recipes by Joshua Ploeg; Microcosm Publishing)

BERNIE NELSON
“Honky Tonk Angels: Stories of God’s Influence on Nashville’s Most Iconic Songs” (Paperback; Heritage Builders)

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

JIMMY PAGE
“No Quarter: The Three Lives of Jimmy Page” (Hardcover; author: Martin Power; Omnibus Press)

PINK FLOYD
“Syd Barrett & Pink Floyd: Dark Globe” (Paperback; revised edition; author: Julian Palacios; Plexus Publishing)

SIMON REYNOLDS
“Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century” (Paperback; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

RINGO STARR
“Ringo: With a Little Help” (Paperback; author: Michael Seth Starr; Backbeat Books)

BRIAN WILSON
“I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir” (Hardcover; co-author: Ben Greenman; Da Capo Press)

OCT. 13, 2016

BRUCE P. GLEASON
“Sound the Trumpet, Beat the Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands of the U.S. Army, 1820–1940” (Hardcover; University of Oklahoma Press)

OCT. 15, 2016

BLACK SABBATH
“Black Sabbath: The Beginning of the End” (Hardcover; author: Joel McIver; Race Point Publishing)

OCT. 18, 2016

GUY CLARK
“Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark” (Hardcover; author: Tamara Saviano; Read here; Texas A&M University Press)

DAVID HAJDU
“Love for Sale: Pop Music in America” (Hardcover; Kindle; Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

PETER HOOK
“Power, Corruption & Lies: Inside New Order” (Hardcover; Dey Street Books)

ZIGGY MARLEY
“Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook: Whole, Organic Ingredients and Delicious Meals from the Marley Kitchen” (Hardcover; Akashic Books)

RANDY NEWMAN
“Maybe I’m Doing It Wrong: The Life and Times of Randy Newman” (Hardcover; authors: David and Caroline Stafford; The Overlook Press)

MARTIN POPOFF
“Punk Tees: The Punk Revolution in 125 T-Shirts” (Hardcover; Sterling)

JOHN SEABROOK
“The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory” (Paperback; W.W. Norton & Company)

PAUL SIMON
“Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon” (Hardcover; author: Peter Ames Carlin; Kindle; Henry Holt and Co.)

OCT. 20, 2016

DONNY HATHAWAY
“Donny Hathaway’s Donny Hathaway Live (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Emily J. Lordi; Bloomsbury Academic)

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
“The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Paula Mejia; Bloomsbury Academic)

ALISTAIR LAWRENCE
“Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World” (Kindle; foreword by Sir George Martin; Bloomsbury Publishing)

OCT. 21, 2016

DAVE THOMPSON
“Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide (3rd Edition)” (Paperback; Krause Publications)

OCT. 25, 2016

STUART BAKER
“Cuban Music in Revolution: 70 Years of Cuban Record Cover Art” (Hardcover; Soul Jazz Books)

TRAVIS BARKER
“Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums” (Paperback; co-author: Gavin Edwards; Free Preview; William Morrow Paperbacks)

THE BEATLES
“Beatles ’66: The Revolutionary Year” (Hardcover; author: Steve Turner; Kindle; Ecco)

DAVID BOWIE
“The Complete David Bowie” (Paperback; revised and updated edition; author: Nicholas Pegg; Titan Books)

PHIL COLLINS
“Not Dead Yet: The Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Crown Archetype)

TOM PETTY
“Petty: The Biography” (Paperback; author: Warren Zanes; Kindle; Free Preview; St. Martin’s Griffin)

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Rolling Stones – All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track” (Hardcover; Kindle; Black Dog & Leventhal)

TAYLOR SWIFT
“Taylor Swift: This Is Our Song” (Hardcover; author: Tyler Conroy; Kindle; Simon & Schuster)

CHRISTOPHER WARD (former VJ)
“Is This Live? Inside the Wild Early Years of MuchMusic: The Nation’s Music Station” (Paperback; foreword by Mike Myers; Kindle; Random House Canada)

OCT. 27, 2016

ARCTIC MONKEYS
“Pretend Memories: A Biography” (Paperback; author: Rob Jovanovic; Red Planet)

MORRISSEY
“Mozlandia: Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands” (Paperback; author: Melissa Mora Hidalgo; Headpress)

OCT. 28, 2016

KURT BOONE
“Subway Beats: Celebrating New York City Buskers” (Hardcover; Schiffer)

OCT. 29, 2016

DAN AUTY
“Best-Selling Albums: From Vinyl Records to Digital Downloads” (Hardcover; Amber Books)

OCT. 31, 2016

THE MONKEES
“Why the Monkees Matter: Teenagers, Television and American Pop Culture” (Paperback; author: Rosanne Welch; McFarland & Company)

NOV. 1, 2016

AC/DC
“AC/DC: Experience the Original Monsters of Rock” (Hardcover; author: Jerry Ewing; Carlton Books)

THE BEATLES
“Beatles ’66: The Revolutionary Year” (Paperback; author: Steve Turner; HarperLuxe)

BON JOVI
“Bon Jovi: The Story” (Hardcover; author: Bryan Reesman; Sterling)

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie A-Z: The Life of an Icon from Aladdin Sane to Ziggy Stardust” (Paperback; author: Steve Wide; illustrator: Libby Vanderploeg; Smith Street Books)

CORRIGAN DANIEL
“Heyday: 35 Years of Music in Minneapolis – The Photography of Corrigan Daniel” (Hardcover; co-author: Danny Sigelman; Minnesota Historical Society Press)

ERIN DUVALL
“Country Music Hair” (Hardcover; Kindle; Harper Design)

KENT HARTMAN
“Goodnight, L.A.: Untold Tales from Inside Classic Rock’s Legendary Recording Studios” (Hardcover; Da Capo Press)

JIMI HENDRIX
“Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix” (Hardcover; edited by Steven Roby; Chicago Review Press)

JOHN LENNON
“Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon” (Hardcover; author: Jeff Burger; Chicago Review Press)

METALLICA
“Metallica: Experience Heavy Metal’s Biggest Band” (Hardcover; author: Jerry Ewing; Carlton Books)

MARC MYERS
“Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop” (Hardcover; Grove Press)

NIRVANA
“Nirvana: The Biggest Rock Band of the ’90s” (Hardcover; author: Gillian G. Gaar; Carlton Books)

QUEEN
“Classic Queen” (Paperback; author: rock photographer Mick Rock; The Overlook Press)

SEASICK STEVE
“Seasick Steve: Tales of a Travellin’ Man” (Paperback; author: Matthew Wright; John Blake)

CARLY SIMON
“Boys in the Trees: A Memoir” (Paperback; Free Preview; Flatiron Books)

SPENCER VIGNES
“The Train Kept A-Rollin: How the Train Song Changed the Face of Popular Music” (Paperback; Soundcheck Books)

JIM WALSH
“Bar Yarns and Manic-Depressive Mixtapes: Jim Walsh on Music from Minneapolis to the Outer Limits” (Hardcover; University of Minnesota Press)

THE WHO
“The Who: Experience the Band That Defined a Generation” (Hardcover; author: Chris Welch; Carlton Books)

PHARRELL WILLIAMS
“Pharrell Williams: Ultimate Fan Book” (Hardcover; author: Malcolm Croft; Carlton Publishing Group)

NOV. 8, 2016

THE BAND
“The Band FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Fathers of Americana” (Paperback; author: Peter Aaron; Backbeat Books)

BOB DYLAN
“The Lyrics: 1961-2012” (Hardcover; Simon & Schuster)

GRATEFUL DEAD
“This Is All a Dream We Dreamed: An Oral History of the Grateful Dead” (Paperback; authors: Blair Jackson, David Gans; Kindle; Free Preview; Flatiron Books)

JOHNNY MARR
“Set the Boy Free: The Autobiography” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

LOU REED
“Perfect Day: A First Wife’s Intimate Portrait of Life With Lou Reed” (Paperback; author: Bettye Kronstad; Jawbone Press)

THE SMITHS
“Tales of the Smiths: A Graphic Biography” (Paperback; author/artist: Con Chrisoulis; Kindle; The Overlook Press)

PAUL ZOLLO
“More Songwriters on Songwriting” (Paperback; Da Capo Press)

NOV. 15, 2016

LITA FORD
“Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir” (Paperback; Free Preview; Dey Street Books)

LAURA JANE GRACE (of Against Me!)
“Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout” (Hardcover; co-author: Dan Ozzi; Kindle; Hachette Books)

ROBBIE ROBERTSON
“Testimony: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Life” (Hardcover; Kindle; Crown Archetype)

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
“Simon & Garfunkel: Together Alone” (Paperback; author: Spencer Leigh; McNidder & Grace)

AUGUSTUS OWSLEY STANLEY III
“Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III” (Hardcover; author: Robert Greenfield; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

THE STOOGES
“Total Chaos: The Story of the Stooges – As Told By Iggy Pop” (Hardcover; author: Jeff Gold; Third Man Books)

ED WARD
“The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963” (Hardcover; Kindle; Flatiron Books)

ROBERT WEBB
“The 100 Greatest Road Songs: The Ultimate Playlist” (Paperback; McNidder & Grace)

NOV. 22, 2016

MATTHEW ANNIS
“The Music Scene: The History of Modern Music” (Paperback; Franklin Watts)

PATTI SMITH
“Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015” (Paperback; Ecco)

HANK WILLIAMS
“Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams” (Hardcover; author: Mark Ribowsky; Kindle; Liveright)

AMY WINEHOUSE
“Back To Black: Amy Winehouse’s Only Masterpiece” (Paperback; author: Donald Brackett; Backbeat Books)

NOV. 30, 2016

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four” (Paperback; abridged edition; author: Kenneth Womack; Greenwood)

DEC. 1, 2016

BRET MICHAELS
“Roses & Thorns: The Reality of My Rock & Roll Fantasy” (Hardcover; co-author: Shane Stanley; Gallery Books)

DEC. 2, 2016

JENNA MILES
“The Beginner’s Guide to Vinyl: How to Build, Maintain, and Experience a Music Collection in Analog” (Paperback; Adams Media)

DEC. 6, 2016

ADRIAN BARTOS, PETER PRUDENTE and EVAN AUERBACH
“No Sleep.: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999” (Hardcover; powerHouse Books)

THE CLASH
“The Clash FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers” (Paperback; author: Gary J. Jucha; Backbeat Books)

DEC. 13, 2016

ALEX KAYNE
“L’Amour: Rock Capital of Brooklyn” (Hardcover; Rare Bird Books)

CANDI STATON
“Young Hearts Run Free: First Lady of Southern Soul” (Hardcover; Heritage Builders)

JAN. 1, 2017

DAVID BOWIE
“Strange Fascination – David Bowie: The Definitive Story” (Hardcover, revised and updated edition; author: David Buckley; Chicago Review Press)

JAN. 2, 2017

WILSON PICKETT
“In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett” (Hardcover; author: Tony Fletcher; Oxford University Press)

JAN. 10, 2017

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie: Color the Starman” (Paperback; contributors: Mica O’Herlihy, Mike Diana, Steve Krakow, Tony Millionaire; Feral House)

LEMMY KILMISTER
“Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead: Color the Ace of Spades” (Paperback; featuring the work of Joe Petagno; Feral House)

JAN. 15, 2017

MICK HOUGHTON
“Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman’s Visionary Record Label (Revised & Expanded Edition)” (Paperback; Jawbone Press)

JAN. 17, 2017

PAUL “H.R.” HUDSON
“Finding Joseph I: The Journey from Bad Brains Through My Mysterious Mind – An Oral History” (Hardcover; co-authors: Howie Abrams, James Lathos; Lesser Gods)

FEB. 1, 2017

BOB DYLAN
“Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan” (Hardcover; author: Andrew McCarron; Oxford University Press)

FEB. 2, 2017

STEELY DAN
“Steely Dan FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About This Elusive Band” (Paperback; author: Anthony Robustelli; Backbeat Books)

FEB. 7, 2017

GEORGE JONES
“The Grand Tour: The Life and Music of George Jones” (Paperback; author: Rich Kienzle; Dey Street Boys)

L.A. REID
“Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next” (Paperback; Free Preview; Harper Paperbacks)

YES
“Close to the Edge: How Yes’s Masterpiece Defined Prog Rock” (Paperback; author: Will Romano; Backbeat Books)

FEB. 9, 2017

ANGELO BADALAMENTI
“Angelo Badalamenti’s Twin Peaks (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Clare Nina Norelli; Bloomsbury)

FEB. 14, 2017

TIM FALCONER
“Bad Singer: The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness and How We Hear Music” (Hardcover; House of Anansi Press)

THE MODERN LOVERS
“The Modern Lovers’ The Modern Lovers (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Sean L. Maloney; Bloomsbury)

ERIC SABLIN
“Studio Grace: The Making of a Record” (Hardcover; House of Anansi Press)

FEB. 21, 2017

DANYEL SMITH
“She’s Every Woman: The Power of Black Women in Pop Music” (Hardcover; foreword by Mick Jagger; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

MARCH 1, 2017

RICK JAMES
“Super Freak: The Life of Rick James” (Hardcover; author: Peter Benjaminson; Chicago Review Press)

MARCH 7, 2017

MIKE McCREADY
“Of Potato Heads and Polaroids” (Hardcover; powerHouse Books)

MARCH 9, 2017

FUNKADELIC
“Funkadelic’s Maggot Brain (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Matt Rogers; Bloomsbury Academic)

MARCH 21, 2017

AMY WINEHOUSE
“Amy Winehouse: A Life Through the Lens” (Paperback; authors: Darren and Elliott Bloom; Omnibus)

MARCH 28, 2017

LOU REED
“Lou Reed – Chapter & Verse: New York’s Finest” (Hardcover; authors: Paul Skellett, Simon Weitzman; Wonderland Publications)

MARCH 30, 2017

THE BEATLES
“Eight Arms to Hold You: 50 Years of Help! and the Beatles” (Hardcover; authors: Simon Wells, Paul Skellett; Wonderland Publications)

APRIL 4, 2017

JOHN OATES
“Change of Seasons: A Memoir” (Hardcover; co-author: Chris Epting; St. Martin’s Press)

APRIL 11, 2017

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles Collected” (Paperback; subtitled “A fan’s guide to six decades of Beatles memorabilia”; authors: Pete Nash, David Roberts, Brian Southall; Clarksdale)

U2
“Rock Atlas U2” (Paperback; authors: Dave Griffith, David Roberts; Clarksdale)

APRIL 20, 2017

THE RAINCOATS
“The Raincoats’ The Raincoats (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Jenn Pelly; Bloomsbury Academic)

AUG. 15, 2017

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

OCT. 1, 2017

NAS
“It Ain’t Hard to Tell: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Atria Books)

OCT. 10, 2017

EDDIE VAN HALEN
“Eruption: The Eddie Van Halen Story” (Hardcover; author: Paul Brannigan; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

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