Music Books

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Sept. 20 and Beyond)

Here’s our weekly countdown of new and upcoming music book releases.

Read on.

SEPT. 20, 2016

VAN CLIBURN
“Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War” (Hardcover; author: Nigel Cliff; Kindle; Harper)

SHEP GORDON (manager, agent and producer)
“They Call Me Supermensch LP: My Amazing Adventures in Rock ‘n’ Roll, Hollywood, and Haute Cuisine” (Paperback; Kindle; HarperLuxe)

JEWEL
“Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story” (Paperback; Free Preview; Blue Rider Press)

ROB RUFUS
“Die Young With Me: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Touchstone)

THE WHO
“The Who in the City: Every Show, Every London Venue Played 1963-2016” (Paperback; author: Ian Snowball; New Haven Publishing)

SEPT. 26, 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)

SEPT. 27, 2016

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)

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

HARLEY FLANAGAN (of Cro-Mags)
“Hard-Core: Life of My Own” (Paperback; Kindle; Free Preview; Feral House)

JOHN LENNON & PAUL McCARTNEY
“Come Together: Lennon & McCartney in the Seventies” (Paperback; author: Richard White; Omnibus)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Rollaresque: Or the Rakish Progress of The Rolling Stones – A Tale of Loose Morals” (Hardcover; author: Simon Goddard; Kindle; Free Preview; Ebury 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)

SAILOR
“Sailor: The Official Biography” (Paperback; author: James McCarraher; Wymer Publishing)

OCT. 1, 2016

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

THE BEACH BOYS
“Wouldn’t It Be Nice: Brian Wilson and the Making of the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds” (Paperback; author: Charles L. Granata; Kindle; Chicago Review 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)

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

LEO EARLY
“The Grande Ballroom: Detroit’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Palace” (Paperback; The History Press)

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)

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

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)

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

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

PRINCE
“Prince: Purple Reign” (Hardcover; author: Mick Wall; Trapeze)

JOHN RIORDAN
“Sound and Vision: A Guide to Music’s Cult Artists – From Punk, Alternative, and Indie Through to Hip Hop, Dance Music, and Beyond” (Hardcover; CICO Books)

LACEY STURM (co-founder of Flyleaf)
“The Mystery: Finding True Love in a World of Broken Lovers” (Paperback; Kindle; Baker Books)

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. 6, 2016

PETER HOOK
“Substance: Inside New Order – Coming Up and Coming Down” (Hardcover; Simon & Schuster)

OCT. 9, 2016

BRINSLEY SCHWARZ
“Brinsley Schwarz: Happy Doing What We’re Doing” (Paperback; author: John Blaney; Paper Jukebox)

OCT. 10, 2016

TOBY MOTT
“Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980” (Paperback; Phaidon 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)

DAVID BOWIE
“The Golden Years: David Bowie” (Hardcover; author: Robert Griffin; Omnibus)

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)

ELVIS COSTELLO
“Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink” (Paperback; Blue Rider Press)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

JOHN SNELSON
“How to Enjoy Opera” (Paperback; Oberon Books)

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

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

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
“The Complete History of Black Sabbath: What Evil Lurks” (Hardcover; author: Joel McIver; Race Point Publishing)

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)

OCT. 18, 2016

GEORGE CARLIN
“A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George” (Paperback; author: Kelly Carlin; Free Preview; St. Martin’s Griffin)

MYLES GOODWYN (April Wine singer-guitarist)
“Just Between You And Me: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; HarperCollins)

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

GEORGE HARRISON
“I Me Mine: The Extended Edition” (Hardcover; conversations with Derek Taylor, originally released in 1980; included written contributions from Olivia Harrison and previously unpublished material; Genesis Publications)

LEMMY
“Lemmy: The Ace of Spades” (Hardcover; Kindle; Free Preview; author: Mick Wall; Orion)

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)

CAROLE BAYER SAGER
“They’re Playing Our Song: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Simon & Schuster)

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

OCT. 20, 2016

STUART COSGROVE
“Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul” (Paperback; Free Preview; Polygon)

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. 24, 2016

PRINCE
“Prince: Chapter and Verse — A Life in Photographs” (Hardcover; author: Mobeen Azhar; Sterling)

OCT. 25, 2016

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

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

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

JOHN FOGERTY
“Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music” (Paperback; Back Bay Books)

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

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

SAM PHILLIPS
“Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Paperback; author: Peter Guralnick; Kindle; Free Preview; Back Bay Books)

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

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

FRANK SINATRA
“Sinatra’s Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World” (Paperback; author: David Lehman; Kindle; Free Preview; Harper Paperbacks)

FRANK SINATRA
“Sinatra: The Chairman” (Paperback; author: James Kaplan; Anchor)

BRAD TOLINSKI / ALAN DI PERNA
“Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar” (Hardcover; foreword by Carlos Santana; Kindle; Doubleday)

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)

BILL DAHL
“The Art of the Blues: A Visual Treasury of Black Music’s Golden Age” (Hardcover; University of Chicago Press)

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. 31, 2016

JACQUES DENIS
“Total Records: Photography and the Art of the Album Cover” (Paperback; Aperture)

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

NOV. 1, 2016

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

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)

JEFF GOLD
“101 Essential Rock Records: The Golden Age of Vinyl From The Beatles to the Sex Pistols” (Paperback; Gingko Pr)

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

LED ZEPPELIN
“Led Zeppelin: The Stories Behind Every Led Zeppelin Song” (Flexibound; author: Chris Welch; Carlton Books)

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

JAMES McBRDE
“Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul” (Paperback; Spiegel & Grau)

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

TOMMY MOTTOLA
“A New America: How Music Reshaped the Culture and Future of a Nation and Redefined My Life” (Hardcover; Kindle; Celebra)

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)

BRIAN TARQUIN
“Guitar Amplifier Encyclopedia” (Paperback; Kindle; Allworth Press)

U2
“U2: Past, Present, Future” (Hardcover; author: Ernesto Assante; White Star Publishers)

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)

NEIL YOUNG
“Neil Young: Stories Behind the Songs 1966-1992” (Flexibound; auhor: Nigel Williamson; Carlton Books)

ZAYN
“Zayn” (Hardcover; a photographic journey of his life, with a collection of thoughts, inspirations, personal stories, notes and drawings; Kindle; Penguin Random House)

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)

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie: The Last Interview and Other Conversations” (Paperback; Kindle; Melville House)

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

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)

MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN
“A Perfect Union of Contrary Things” (Hardcover; co-author: Sarah Jensen; Backbeat 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. 11, 2016

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)

NOV. 14, 2016

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

NOV. 15, 2016

KENNY ARONOFF
“Sex, Drums, Rock ‘n’ Roll! The Hardest Hitting Man in Show Business” (Hardcover; foreword by Neil Peart; Backbeat Books)

TONY BENNETT
“Just Getting Started” (Hardcover; Paperback; Kindle; co-author: Scott Simon; Harper)

CERPHE COLWELL (D.C. rock radio legend)
“Cerphe’s Up: A Musical Life with Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, CSNY, and Many More” (Hardcover; co-author: Stephen Moore; Kindle; Carrel Books)

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)

NOV. 22, 2016

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

DJ KHALED
“The Keys” (Hardcover; Kindle; Crown Archetype)

TOBIAS HANSSON / MICHAEL THORSBY
“Damn Son Where Did You Find This?: A Book about US Hiphop Mixtape Cover Art” (Hardcover; Koenig Books)

FREDDIE MERCURY
“Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury” (Hardcover; authors: Matt Richards, Mark Langthorne; Blue Streak)

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)

NOV. 29, 2016

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

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

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)

NAOMI JUDD
“River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope” (Hardcover; co-author: Marcia Wilkie; Kindle; Center Street)

DEC. 13, 2016

THE BEATLES
“Love Me Do to Love Me Don’t: The Beatles on Record” (Paperback; author: Spencer Leigh; McNidder & Grace)

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)

DEC. 20, 2016

AMANDA SHERIFF
“The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Concert Posters” (Paperback; Gemstone Publishing)

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. 16, 2017

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

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)

PETE WAY (of UFO)
“A Fast Ride Out of Here: Confessions of Rock’s Most Dangerous Man” (Paperback; Constable)

FEB. 7, 2017

THE FACES
“Had Me a Real Good Time: The Faces: Before, During, and After” (Paperback; author: Andy Neill; Omnibus)

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

STUART NICHOLSON
“Jazz: A Beginner’s Guide” (Paperback; Oneworld Publications)

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)

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

JUSTIN WILLIAMS & KATHERINE WILLIAMS
“The Singer-Songwriter Handbook” (Paperback; Bloomsbury)

FEB. 14, 2017

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

BEN RATLIFF
“Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty” (Paperback; Kindle; Free Preview; Picador)

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)

FEB. 28, 2017

CYNDI LAUPER
“Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir” (Paperback; co-author: Jancee Dunn; Atria Books)

MARCH 1, 2017

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

MARCH 7, 2017

BARNEY HOSKYNS
“Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock” (Paperback; Free Preview; Da Capo Press)

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

PINK FLOYD
“Pink Floyd: Giants of Rock” (Hardcover; author: Glenn Povey; Carlton Books)

MARCH 9, 2017

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

MARCH 14, 2017

VAN HALEN
“Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Rise of Van Halen” (Hardcover; author: Noel Monk; Dey Street Books)

MARCH 15, 2017

THE KINKS
“The Kinks: A Thoroughly English Phenomenon” (Hardcover; author: Carey Fleiner; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

MARCH 21, 2017

ELTON JOHN
“Captain Fantastic: Elton John’s Stellar Trip Through the ’70s” (Hardcover; author: Tom Doyle; Kindle; Ballantine Books)

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)

VINYL ME, PLEASE
“Vinyl Me, Please: 100 Albums You Need in Your Collection” (Hardcover; Abrams Image)

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

DAVID BOWIE
“A Portrait of Bowie: A Tribute to Bowie By His Artistic Collaborators & Contemporaries” (Hardcover; editor: Brian Hiatt; Cassell)

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

PINK FLOYD
“Mind Over Matter: The Images of Pink Floyd” (Paperback; author: Storm Thorgerson; Omnibus)

PRINCE
“The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince” (Hardcover; author: ex-wife Mayte Garcia; Kindle; Hachette Books)

APRIL 5, 2017

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

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)

JESSI COLTER
“An Outlaw and a Lady: A Memoir of Music, Life with Waylon, and the Faith that Brought Me Home” (Hardcover; co-author: David Ritz; Kindle; Thomas Nelson)

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

APRIL 18, 2017

MICHAEL NESMITH
“Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff” (Hardcover; Kindle; Crown Archetype)

AUG. 15, 2017

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

SEPT. 19, 2017

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

OCT. 10, 2017

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

JAN. 23, 2018

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

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