Music Books

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (March 31 and beyond)

MARCH 31, 2015

PHILIP BAILEY
“Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire” (Paperback; Plume)

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

BECK
“Throwing Frisbees At The Sun: A Book About Beck” (Paperback; author: Rob Jovanovic; Kindle; Jawbone Press)

NICK CAVE
“A Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts, 1981-2013” (Hardcover; author: Bleddyn Butcher; Allen & Unwin, April 1)

STUART COSGROVE
“Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul” (Paperback; Kindle; Stuart Cosgrove)

ADAM NERGAL DARSKI (of Behemoth)
“Confessions of a Heretic: The Sacred and the Profane: Behemoth And Beyond” (Paperback; co-author: Mark Eglinton; Jawbone Press)

BOB DYLAN and JOHNNY CASH
“Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City” (Paperback; Country Music Hall of Fame)

NODDY HOLDER (of Slade)
“The World According to Noddy: Life Lessons Learned in and Out of Rock & Roll” (Paperback; author: Mark Ribowsky; Constable, April 2)

BILLIE HOLIDAY
“Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth” (Hardcover; author: John Szwed; Kindle; Viking Adult)

SAM JACKSON
“Greatest Classical Recordings (Classic FM Handy Guides)” (Hardcover; Elliott & Thompson, April 1)

RICHARD KING
“Original Rockers” (Hardcover; Read here; Faber & Faber, April 2)

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

LYNYRD SKYNYRD
“Whiskey Bottles and Brand-New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd” (Hardcover; author: Mark Ribowsky; Chicago Review Press, April 1)

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

STORM THORGERSON
“Mind Over Matter: The Images of Pink Floyd” (Hardcover; Omnibus Press, April 3)

APRIL 7, 2015

JOHN BLAIR
“Southern California Surf Music, 1960-1966 (Images of America)” (Paperback; Arcadia Publishing, April 6)

REV. GARY DAVIS
“Say No to the Devil: The Life and Musical Genius of Rev. Gary Davis” (Hardcover; author: Ian Zack; University of Chicago Press, April 6)

PHILIP GLASS
“Words Without Music: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Liveright, April 6)

RICHARD GOLDSTEIN (of Village Voice)
“Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the ’60s” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, April 9)

JOHN MELLENCAMP
“Mellencamp: American Troubadour” (Hardcover; author: David Masciotra; Kindle; The University Press of Kentucky, April 6)

JIM MORRISON
“Mr Mojo: A Biography of Jim Morrison” (Paperback; author: Dylan Jones; Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, April 9)

JOHN KENNEDY O’CONNOR
“The Eurovision Song Contest: The Official Celebration” (Hardcover; Carlton Books, April 9)

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

ELLIOTT SMITH
“Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith” (Paperback; author: William Todd Schultz; Bloomsbury USA)

APRIL 14, 2015

BERT BERNS
“Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues” (Paperback; author: Joel Selvin; Counterpoint)

BLACK SABBATH
“Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe” (Hardcover; author: Mick Wall; Kindle; St. Martin’s Press)

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

ELVIS COSTELLO
“Elvis Is King: Costello’s My Aim Is True” (Paperback; author: Richard Crouse; Kindle; ECW Press)

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

ADAM FAITH
“Big Time: The Life of Adam Faith” (Hardcover; authors: David and Caroline Stafford; Kindle; Omnibus Press, April 13)

PAUL HEMPHILL and DONALD F. CUSIC
“The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music” (Paperback; University of Georgia Press, April 15)

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
“Barbed Wire Kisses: The Jesus and Mary Chain Story” (Kindle; author: Zoë Howe; Polygon, April 16)

SPENCER LEIGH
“Best of the Beatles: The Sacking of Pete Best” (Paperback), “The Cavern Club: The Rise of the Beatles and Merseybeat” (Paperback; foreword by Paul McCartney; McNidder & Grace)

LOVE
“Pegasus Epitaph: The Story of the Legendary Rock Group Love” (Paperback; author: Michael Stuart-Ware; Helter Skelter Publishing)

CARL LUNDGREN
“The Psychedelic Rock Art of Carl Lundgren” (Hardcover; Hermes Press)

LES McCANN
“Invitation To Openness: The Jazz & Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980” (Hardcover; Fantagraphics, April 19)

GRAM PARSONS
“Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock” (Paperback; author: Bob Kealing; University Press of Florida)

JOAQUIM PAULO and JULIUS WIEDEMANN
“Funk & Soul Covers” (Hardcover; Taschen, April 15)

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)

MIKE SPITZ and REBECCA VILLANEDA
“The Record Store Book: Fifty Legendary and Iconic Places to Discover New and Used Vinyl” (Paperback; Rare Bird Books)

APRIL 21, 2015

TONI BRAXTON
“Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir” (Paperback; Dey Street Books)

TOM JONES
“Tom Jones – The Life” (Hardcover; author: Sean Smith; Kindle; HarperCollins)

BRAD “SCARFACE” JORDAN
“Diary of a Madman: The Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern Rap” (Hardcover; co-author: Benjamin Meadows Ingram; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

McBUSTED
“McBusted: The Story of the World’s Biggest Super Band” (Paperback; author: Jennifer Parker; Simon & Schuster, April 23)

LINDA McCARTNEY
“Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs” (Hardcover; Taschen, April 25)

ANDY WARHOL
“Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Record Covers” (Hardcover; author: Paul Marechal; Prestel, April 25)

APRIL 28, 2015

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles In Pictures” (Paperback; featuring nearly 350 photographs; Ammonite Press, May 1)

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN
“In the All-Night Café: A Memoir of Belle and Sebastian’s Formative Year” (Hardcover; author: Stuart David; Chicago Review Press, May 1)

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie on Bowie: Interviews and Encounters with David Bowie” (Hardcover; edited by Sean Egan; Chicago Review Press, May 1)

THE CLASH
“The Clash” (Paperback; photographs by Bob Gruen; Omnibus Press, April 30)

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

GRATEFUL DEAD
“So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead” (Hardcover; author: David Browne; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

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

STEVE KATZ
“Blood, Sweat, and My Rock ‘n’ Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? (A Memoir)” (Hardcover; Lyons Press, May 1)

DAVE LAING
“One Chord Wonders: Power and Meaning in Punk Rock” (Paperback; PM Press, May 1)

JOHN LYDON
“Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

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

MICHAELANGELO MATOS
“The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

THE OAK RIDGE BOYS
“On the Road with The Oak Ridge Boys: Forty Years of Untold Stories and Adventures” (Paperback; author: Joseph S. Bonsall; Harvest House Publishers, May 1)

PUBLIC ENEMY
“Public Enemy: Inside the Terrordome” (Paperback; author: Tim Grierson; Kindle; Omnibus Press, May 1)

TRACEY THORN (of Everything But the Girl)
“Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing” (Kindle; Hardcover; Virago Press, April 30)

ALAN J. WHITICKER
“British Pop Invasion: How British music conquered the sixties” (Hardcover; New Holland Australia, April 30)

MAY 5, 2015

EDITH BOWMAN
“Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals” (Paperback; Kindle; BLINK, May 7)

KURT COBAIN
“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” (Paperback; authors: Brett Morgen, Richard Bienstock; Insight Editions)

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

STEPHEN FRY
“Stephen Fry’s Incomplete & Utter History of Classical Music” (Hardcover; as told to Tim Lihoreau; Boxtree Ltd., May 7)

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

LED ZEPPELIN
“The Dead Straight Guide to Led Zeppelin” (Paperback; author: Nigel Williamson; Clarksdale)

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

WILLIE NELSON
“It’s a Long Story: My Life” (Hardcover; co-author: David Ritz; Kindle; Little, Brown and Company)

JESSYE NORMAN
“Stand Up Straight and Sing!” (Paperback; Mariner Books)

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

ROGER STEFFENS and PETER SIMON
“Reggae Scrapbook” (Paperback; Insight Editions)

JAMES WESTBROOK
“An Illustrated History and Directory of Acoustic Guitars” (Paperback; subtitled “A Visual Guide to More Than 150 Guitars From the Early 16th Century Up to the Modern Day”; Southwater, May 7)

MAY 12, 2015

MICHAEL GARNICE
“The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten” (Hardcover; Equinox Publishing, May 15)

BOBBY HART
“Psychedelic Bubble Gum: Boyce & Hart, The Monkees, and Turning Mayhem into Miracles” (Hardcover; co-author: Glenn Ballantyne; SelectBooks)

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

DUFF McKAGAN
“How to Be a Man (and other illusions)” (Hardcover; Da Capo Press)

DOLLY PARTON
“Smart Blonde: The Life of Dolly Parton” (Paperback; author: Stephen Miller; Kindle; Omnibus Press, May 11)

DAVE THOMPSON
“Goldmine Record Album Price Guide” (Paperback; 8th edition; Krause Publications)

MAY 19, 2015

DEAD KENNEDYS
“Dead Kennedys’ Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Michael Stewart Foley; Bloomsbury Academic, May 21)

DEVO
“Devo’s Freedom of Choice (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Evie Nagy; foreword by Fred Armisen; Bloomsbury Academic, May 21)

LEE HAZLEWOOD
“Lee, Myself & I: Inside the Very Special World of Lee Hazlewood” (Paperback; author: Wyndham Wallace; Jawbone Press)

HOWARD MASSEY
“The Great British Recording Studios” (Hardcover; foreword by Sir George Martin; Hal Leonard)

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

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

MAY 26, 2015

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

LEONARD COHEN
“Leonard Cohen: Still the Man” (Hardcover; author: Hugh Fielder; Flame Tree Publishing, May 28)

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

RAY DAVIES
“Ray Davies: A Complicated Life” (Hardcover; author: Johnny Rogan; Bodley Head)

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

MADONNA
“The Mammoth Book of Madonna” (Paperback; author: Michelle Morgan; Running Press)

MORRISSEY
“Morrissey FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About This Charming Man” (Paperback; author: D. McKinney; Backbeat Books)

MARK RIBOWSKY
“Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul” (Kindle; Hardcover; Liveright, May 25)

HOWARD SOUNES
“27: A History of the 27 Club through the Lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse” (Paperback; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

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

U2
“U2: The Definitive Biography” (Paperback; author: John Jobling; St. Martin’s Griffin)

JUNE 2, 2015

AC/DC
“AC/DC, Revised & Updated! High-Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Ultimate Illustrated History” (Paperback; author: Phil Sutcliffe; Voyageur Press, June 1)

JAKE BUGG
“Jake Bugg: The Biography” (Paperback; author: David Nolan; Kindle; John Blake Publishing Ltd., June 4)

RAY FOULK
“When the World Came to the Isle of Wight Vol 1: Stealing Dylan from Woodstock, Volume One” (Hardcover; co-author: Caroline Foulk; Medina Publishing, June 4)

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Deadheads: Stories from Fellow Artists, Friends & Followers of the Grateful Dead” (Paperback; author: Linda Kelly; foreword by Bob Weir; Skyhorse Publishing)

LITTLE FEAT
“Willin’: The Story of Little Feat” (Paperback; author: Ben Fong-Torres; Da Capo Press)

HUEY MORGAN
“Huey Morgan’s Rebel Heroes: The Renegades of Music & Why We Still Need Them” (Hardcover; Paperback; Cassell Illustrated, June 4)

PEACHES
“What Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches” (Paperback; photographs by Holger Talinski; Akashic Books)

DAN STILES
“One Thing Leads to Another: The Posters and Art of Dan Stiles” (Paperback; powerHouse Books)

JUNE 9, 2015

DENNIS DUNAWAY
“Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in The Alice Cooper Group” (Hardcover; co-author: Chris Hodenfield; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

JEFF GORDINIER and MARC WEINGARTEN
“Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives” (Hardcover; Rare Bird Books)

GUNS N’ ROSES
“Guns ‘N’ Roses: The Graphic Novel” (Paperback; author: Jim McCarthy; illustrator: Mark Olivent; Overlook Books)

DAVE HUNTER
“The Guitar Amp Handbook: Understanding Tube Amplifiers and Getting Great Sounds” (Paperback; updated and expanded edition; Backbeat Books)

AMANDA PETRUSICH
“Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records” (Paperback; Kindle; Scribner)

BOB SUREN
“Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records” (Paperback; See here; Microcosm Publishing)

CLARK TERRY
“Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry” (Paperback; preface by Quincy Jones; foreword by Bill Cosby; University of California Press, June 12)

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

MAURICE WHITE
“Keep Your Head to the Sky: My Life with Earth, Wind & Fire” (Hardcover; co-author: Herb Powell; Kindle; Amistad, June 7)

JUNE 16, 2015

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)

DAVID BOWIE
“Enchanting David Bowie: Space Time Body Memory” (Paperback; authors: Toija Cinque, Christopher Moore; Bloomsbury Academic, June 18)

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

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
“Kris Kristofferson: Country Highwayman” (Hardcover; author: Mary G. Hurd; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

JEREMY MONTEIRO
“Jeremy Monteiro: Random Thoughts of a Jazz Musician” (Paperback; Marshall Cavendish International, June 15)

JOAQUIM PAULO
“Jazz Covers” (Hardcover; editor: Julius Wiedemann; Taschen, June 15)

MICK WALL (founding editor of Classic Rock Magazine)
“Getcha Rocks Off: Sex & Excess. Bust-Ups & Binges. Life & Death on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Road” (Hardcover; Orion, June 18)

STEPHEN WITT
“How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy” (Hardcover; Kindle; Viking Adult)

JUNE 23, 2015

DAVID BOWIE
“Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust” (Paperback; author: Simon Goddard; Ebury Press)

ALLEN KLEIN
“Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out the Beatles, Made the Stones, and Transformed Rock & Roll” (Hardcover; author: Fred Goodman; Kindle; Eamon Dolan / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

SHEILA E.
“The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir” (Paperback; Atria Books)

COREY TAYLOR
“You’re Making Me Hate You: An Uncommon Guide to Common Sense” (Hardcover; Da Capo Press)

JUNE 30, 2015

BOB DYLAN
“Dylan: Disc by Disc” (Hardcover; author: Jon Bream; Voyageur Press, July 1)

DAVID POGUE and SCOTT SPECK
“Classic Music For Dummies” (Paperback; For Dummies, June 29)

QUEEN
“Queen, Revised & Updated: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock” (Paperback; author: Phil Sutcliffe; Voyageur Press, July 1)

LOREN WEISMAN
“Music Business For Dummies” (Paperback; For Dummies, June 29)

CHARLIE WILSON
“I Am Charlie Wilson” (Hardcover; Kindle; Atria Books / 37 Ink)

JULY 7, 2015

ANDREW S. GUTHRIE
“Paul’s Records: How a Refugee from the Vietnam War Found Success Selling Vinyl on the Streets of Hong Kong” (Paperback; Blacksmith Books)

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

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

JULY 14, 2015

RANDY BLYTHE (of Lamb of God)
“Dark Days: My Tribulations and Trials” (Paperback; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

BOB DYLAN
“Dylan Goes Electric! Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties” (Hardcover; author: Elijah Wald; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

JULY 21, 2015

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died” (Paperback; author: Dylan Jones; Overlook Books)

DAVID STUBBS
“Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany” (Hardcover; Melville House)

JULY 28, 2015

MARY BLACK
“Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography” (Paperback; Transworld Publishers, Aug. 1)

LEONARD COHEN
“Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters” (Paperback; edited by Jeff Burger; Chicago Review Press, Aug. 1)

BOB HARRIS (of “The Old Grey Whistle Test”)
“Bob Harris: Still Whispering After All These Years – My Autobiography” (Hardcover; Michael O’Mara, Aug. 1)

AUG. 4, 2015

AC/DC
“The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC” (Paperback; author: Jesse Fink; Black and White Publishing, Aug. 5)

ALICE IN CHAINS
“Alice in Chains: The Untold Story” (Hardcover; author: David de Sola; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

LUKE CAMPBELL
“The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City” (Hardcover; co-author: Tanner Colby; Kindle; Amistad)

AUG. 11, 2015

DENNIS BYRON (Bee Gees drummer)
“You Should Be Dancing: My Life with the Bee Gees” (Paperback; ECW Press)

PINK FLOYD
“The Dead Straight Guide to Pink Floyd” (Paperback; author: Roy Jones; Clarksdale)

AUG. 18, 2015

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

AUG. 25, 2015

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

SEPT. 1, 2015

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

SEPT. 8, 2015

CAROLYN ABBATE and ROGER PARKER
“A History of Opera” (Paperback; W.W. Norton & Company)

CHRISSIE HYNDE
“Chrissie Hynde: The Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Doubleday)

THE SMITHS
“The Smiths FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Most Important British Band of the 1980s” (Paperback; author: John D. Luerssen; Backbeat Books)

SEPT. 15, 2015

THE BEATLES
“The Dead Straight Guide to The Beatles” (Paperback; author: Roy Jones; Clarksdale)

SAMMY HAGAR
“Are We Having Any Fun Yet? The Red Rocker’s Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Rockin’ with Friends” (Hardcover; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

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

ROBERT WYATT
“Different Every Time: The Authorized Biography of Robert Wyatt” (Paperback; author: Marcus O’Dair; Soft Skull Press)

SEPT. 22, 2015

THE WHO
“Before I Get Old: The Story of The Who” (Paperback; author: Dave Marsh; Plexus Publishing)

SEPT. 29, 2015

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

OCT. 6, 2015

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie: Experience Rock’s Enduring Enigma” (Hardcover; author: Mike Evans; Carlton Books)

OCT. 13, 2015

PETER BEBERGAL
“Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll” (Paperback; Tarcher)

GEORGE JONES
“The Legend of George Jones: His Life and Death” (Paperback; author: Charles Montgomery; Heritage Builders)

VAN HALEN
“Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal” (Paperback; author: Greg Renoff; ECW Press)

OCT. 20, 2015

CALVIN HARRIS
“Calvin Harris: The $100 Million DJ – The Biography” (Paperback; author: Douglas Wight; Black and White Publishing, Oct. 21)

ANDY POWELL
“Last Man Standing: Wishbone Ash and Me: The Autobiography” (Paperback; co-author: Colin Harper; Jawbone Press)

OCT. 27, 2015

CARRIE BROWNSTEIN (of Sleater-Kinney)
“Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Riverhead Books)

JOHNNY CASH
“The Johnny Cash Encyclopedia” (Hardcover; author: Rob Jonanovic; Titan Books)

THE WHO
“The Who: 50 Years – The Official History” (Hardcover; author: Ben Marshall; Harper Design)

NOV. 3, 2015

BRIAN JONES
“Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones” (Paperback; author: Paul Trynka; Plume)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin, 2nd Edition: The Illustrated History of the Heaviest Band of All Time” (Paperback; co-author: Jon Bream; Voyageur Press)

NOV. 10, 2015

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

DAVID NICHOLS
“Dig! Australian 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)

NOV. 17, 2015

TINY TIM
“Eternal Troubadour: The Improbable Life of Tiny Tim” (Paperback; authors: Justin Martell, Alanna Wray McDonald; Jawbone Press)

DEC. 1, 2015

JOHN MAYALL
“John Mayall: The Blues Crusader” (Hardcover; author: Dinu Logoz; Edition Olms)

RUSSELL SENIOR
“Freak Out the Squares: My Life In a Band Called Pulp” (Hardcover; Aurum Press)

DEC. 8, 2015

JIM MORRISON
“Mr. Mojo: A Biography of Jim Morrison” (Paperback; author: Dylan Jones; Bloomsbury USA)

THE REPLACEMENTS
“Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements, the Last Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” (Paperback; author: Bob Mehr; Da Capo Press)

DEC. 15, 2015

BOB DYLAN
“Time Out of Mind: The Lives of Bob Dylan” (Paperback; author: Ian Bell; Pegasus)

APRIL 30, 2016

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

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