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Published on November 17th, 2014 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Nov. 18 and beyond)

NOV. 18

GLEN BERGER
“Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Simon & Schuster)

RON CARTER
“Ron Carter: Finding the Right Notes” (Hardcover)
(author: Dan Ouellette; KMW Studio, Nov. 15)

CHRIS EPTING
“Rock ‘n’ Roll in Orange County: Music, Madness and Memories” (Paperback)
(History Press)

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

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
“Red Hot Chili Peppers: Fandemonium” (Paperback)
(photographs and interviews by David Mushegain; introduction by Anthony Kiedis; Kindle; Running Press)

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

NEIL SEAN
“Live at the London Palladium: The World’s Most Famous Theatre in the Words of the Stars Who Have Played There” (Paperback)
(Amberley, Nov. 19)

NOV. 25

VIV ALBERTINE (of The Slits)
“Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

SUN RA
“Sun Ra: Myth, Music & Media” (Paperback)
(authors: Tam Fiofori, Leni Sinclair; Karnak House, Nov. 28)

TAYLOR SWIFT
“Taylor Swift: From the Heart” (Paperback)
(author: Alice Hudson; Flame Tree Publishing, Nov. 28)

ERIC WEISBARD
“Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music” (Kindle)
(University of Chicago Press, Nov. 27)

DEC. 2

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, Nov. 30)

MICHAEL GARNICE
“The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten” (Hardcover)
(Equinox Publishing, Nov. 30)

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

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley” (Kindle), “Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley” (Kindle)
(author: Peter Guralnick; Little, Brown and Company, Dec. 1)

KEVIN PRESTED
“Punk USA: The Rise and Downfall of Lookout! Records” (Kindle)
(Microcosm Publishing, Dec. 1)

MICHAEL SANCHEZ
“Fiddle for Dummies” (Paperback)
(Kindle; For Dummies, Dec. 3)

ANDY SIMONS
“Black British Swing: The African Diaspora’s Contribution to England’s Own Jazz of the 1930s and 1940s” (Hardcover)
(Northway Publications, Dec. 1)

ELIJAH WALD
“Talking ‘Bout Your Mama: The Dozens, Snaps, and the Deep Roots of Rap” (Paperback)
(Oxford University Press, Dec. 1)

DEC. 9

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

NICK DRAKE
“Remembered for a While” (Hardcover)
(Little, Brown and Company)

CHARLIE GRACE
“Rock & Roll’s Hidden Giant: The Story of Rock Pioneer Charlie Gracie” (Paperback)
(co-author: John A. Jackson; Alfred Publishing, Dec. 7)

KEITH HATSCHEK
“How to Get a Job in the Music Industry” (Paperback)
(Berklee Press, Dec. 12)

JON KIRBY & ROBBIE BUSCH
“Rock Covers” (Hardcover)
(Taschen, Dec. 8)

JOHN LENNON
“The Walrus and the Elephants: John Lennon’s Years of Revolution” (Paperback)
(author: James A. Mitchell; Seven Stories Press)

METALLICA
“Birth School Metallica Death: The Inside Story of Metallica (1981-1991)” (Paperback)
(authors: Paul Brannigan, Ian Winwood; Da Capo Press)

JOHN STEVENTON
“DJing for Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies, Dec. 8)

DEC. 16

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

BOBBIE GENTRY
“Bobbie Gentry’s Ode to Billie Joe (33 1/3)” (Paperback)
(author: Tara Murtha; Bloomsbury Academic, Dec. 18)

TERRY O’NEILL (rock photographer)
“Terry O’Neill’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Album” (Hardcover)
(Antique Collectors’ Club, Dec. 18)

TONY RETTMAN
“NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990” (Paperback)
(Bazillion Points)

DEC. 23

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

DEC. 30

GRAHAM BONNET
“Graham Bonnet: The Story Behind the Shades” (Paperback)
(author: Steve Wright; Easy on the Eye Books, Dec. 28)

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

MARK STRATFORD
“Boom Boom, Boom Boom: American Rhythm & Blues in England 1962-1966” (Paperback)
(Easy on the Eye Books, Dec. 28)

THE WHO
“Pretend You’re in a War: The Who & the Sixties” (Hardcover)
(author: Mark Blake; Aurum Press, Jan. 1)

JAN. 6, 2015

RICHARD BALLS
“Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Soundcheck Books LLP, Jan. 5)

JAN. 13, 2015

HOWARD GOODELL
“The Story of Music: From Babylon to the Beatles: How Music Has Shaped Civilization” (Paperback)
(Pegasus, Jan. 15)

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

JAN. 20, 2015

GRATEFUL DEAD
“No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead” (Hardcover)
(author: Peter Richardson; St. Martin’s Press)

GEORGE HARRISON
“George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door” (Hardcover)
(author: Graeme Thomson; Overlook Hardcover, Jan. 22)

BEN YAGODA
“The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song” (Hardcover)
(Riverhead Hardcover, Jan. 22)

FEB. 3, 2015

ANDREW GRANT JACKSON
“1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music” (Hardcover)
(Thomas Dunne Books)

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS
“Wings Over New Orleans: Unseen Photos of Paul and Linda McCartney, 1975” (Hardcover)
(author: John Taylor; Pelican Publishing, Feb. 1)

MICHELE PRIMI
“Tragedies and Mysteries of Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Hardcover)
(White Star Publishers)

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)

LES McCANN
“Invitation To Openness: The Jazz & Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980” (Hardcover)
(Fantagraphics, March 5)

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)

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)

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles: Then There Was Music” (Hardcover)
(author: Tim Hill; William Morrow, March 28)

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

PRESTON LAUTERBACH
“Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; W.W. Norton & Company, March 30)

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

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

APRIL 14, 2015

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

APRIL 28, 2015

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

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

MAY 5, 2015

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

BILL KREUTZMANN
“Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Benjy Eisen; St. Martin’s Press)

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 This Charming Man” (Paperback)
(author: D. McKinney; Backbeat Books)

JULY 7, 2015

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

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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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