Music Books

Published on November 2nd, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Nov. 3 and Beyond)

Think you know everything you need to know about Pink Floyd? Guess again. “The Dead Straight Guide to Pink Floyd,” out this week, will set you straight. Toby Manning provides a pocket-book guide to one of the most influential rock bands of all time. Take notes, there will be a end-of-course test at the end of the year. (Not really.)

Read on …

NOV. 3, 2015

ERNESTO ASSANTE
“The Milestones of Rock & Roll: The Events that Changed the History of Music” (Hardcover; White Star Publishers)

THE BEATLES
“The Complete Beatles Songs: The Stories Behind Every Track Written by the Fab Four” (Hardcover; author: Steve Turner; Dey Street Books)

BEYONCÉ
“Beyoncé – Running the World: The Biography” (Paperback; author: Anna Pointer; Hodder & Stoughton, Nov. 1)

DOUG BRADLEY & CRAIG WERNER
“We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War” (Paperback; University of Massachusetts Press, Nov. 7)

LEE BRILLEAUX (Dr. Feelgood frontman)
“Lee Brilleaux: Rock ‘N’ Roll Gentleman” (Paperback; author: Zoë Howe; Polygon)

GARTH BROOKS
“Garth Brooks: The Illustrated Story” (Hardcover; author: Andrew Vaughan; Sterling)

JAKE BUGG
“Jake Bugg: The Biography” (Paperback; author: David Nolan; Kindle; John Blake Publishing Ltd., Nov. 1)

DJ ROSS ONE
“Rap Tees: A Collection of Hip Hop T-Shirts 1980-1999” (Hardcover; powerHouse Books)

CRIS FREESE
“Songwriter’s Market 2016: Where & How to Market Your Songs” (Paperback; 39th annual edition; Writer’s Digest Books, Nov. 2)

JOHN GLATT
“Live at the Fillmore East & West: Getting Backstage and Personal with Rock’s Greatest Legends” (Paperback; Lyons Press, Nov. 1)

TRAVIS L. GOSA & ERIK NIELSON
“The Hip Hop & Obama Reader” (Paperback; Oxford University Press)

JANIS JOPLIN
“On the Road with Janis Joplin” (Paperback; author: John Byrne Cooke, Joplin’s former road manager, 1967-70; Kindle; Berkley)

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

JON PAXMAN
“Classical Music: A Chronology” (Hardcover; The Overlook Press)

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

HOWARD SMITH (Village Voice “Scenes” columnist and WPLJ-FM radio host)
“The Smith Tapes: Lost Interviews with Rock Stars & Icons 1969-1972” (Paperback; author: Ezra Bookstein; Princeton Architectural Press)

BERNARD SUMNER
“Chapter and Verse [New Order, Joy Division and me]” (Hardcover; Thomas Dunne Books)

DAVID SYLVIAN
“Hypergraphia: The Writings of David Sylvian 1980-2014” (Hardcover; Opium (Arts) Ltd.)

RON WEISNER
“Listen Out Loud: A Life in Music – Managing McCartney, Madonna, and Michael Jackson” (Paperback; co-author: Alan Goldsher; foreword by Gladys Knight; Lyons Press, Nov. 1)

THE WHO
“The Who: 50 Years of My Generation” (Hardcover; author: Mat Snow; Race Point Publishing, Nov. 2)

PHARRELL WILLIAMS
“In Search of Pharrell Williams” (Paperback; author: Paul Lester; The Overlook Press)

  Kindle, 6″ Glare-Free Touchscreen Display“The Last of the President’s Men,” Bob Woodward

NOV. 6, 2015

ABC
“ABC – The Annotated Discography: From A-Z Affectionately, 1 to 10 Alphabetically” (Kindle; compiled by David Richards; Amazon Digital Services)

NOV. 10, 2015

DUSTY BAKER
“Kiss the Sky: My Weekend in Monterey for the Greatest Rock Concert Ever” (Paperback; Wellstone Books)

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)

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

THE HOLLIES
“The Road Is Long … The Hollies Story” (Paperback; author: Brian Southall; Red Planet)

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. 9)

DONALD S. PASSMAN
“All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition” (Hardcover; Simon & Schuster)

TOM PETTY
“Petty: The Biography” (Hardcover; author: Warren Zanes, a member of the Del Fuegos; Kindle; Henry Holt and Co.)

SAM PHILLIPS
“Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Hardcover; author: Peter Guralnick; Kindle; Little, Brown and Company)

HANK WILLIAMS
“I Saw the Light: The Story of Hank Williams” (Paperback; authors: Colin Escott, George Merritt, William MacEwen; Back Bay Books)

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NOV. 17, 2015

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

LOU REED
“Lou Reed: The Life” (Paperback; author: Mick Wall; Orion Publishing, Nov. 15)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Counting Down The Rolling Stones: Their 100 Finest Songs” (Hardcover; author: Jim Beviglia; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Nov. 16)

JOHN SCANLAN
“Easy Riders, Rolling Stones: On the Road in America, from Delta Blues to 70s Rock” (Paperback; Reaktion Books, Nov. 15)

TIMBALAND
“The Emperor of Sound: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Amistad)

MICHAEL WHITE
“Popkiss: The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 19)

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

  “Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel,” Janet Evanovich“The Mistletoe Inn: A Novel,” Richard Paul Evans“The Game of Lives (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Three),” James Dashner

NOV. 24, 2015

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

THE BEATLES
“This Bird Has Flown: The Enduring Beauty of Rubber Soul, Fifty Years On” (Paperback; author: John Kruth; Backbeat Books, Nov. 25)

JERRY GARCIA
“Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews” (Hardcover; edited by longtime Grateful Dead publicist Dennis McNally; foreword by Trixie Garcia; Black Dog & Leventhal)

DAVID HAMSLEY
“To Disco, with Love: The Records That Defined an Era” (Hardcover; Flatiron Books)

SCOTT IAN
“I’m the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax” (Paperback; co-author: Jon Wiederhorn; foreword by Kirk Hammett; Da Capo Press)

GLYN JOHNS
“Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles , Eric Clapton, the Faces …” (Paperback; Plume)

TOM JONES
“Tom Jones – The Life” (Paperback; HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.)

SIXTO RODRIGUEZ
“Sugar Man: The Life, Death and Resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez” (Hardcover; authors: Craig Bartholomew Strydom, Stephen “Sugar” Segerman; Bantam Press)

CARLY SIMON
“Boys in the Trees: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Flatiron Books)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND
“Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 1975” (Hardcover; photographs by Barbara Pyle; Reel Art Press, Nov. 23)

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DEC. 1, 2015

THE BAND
“The Band Photographs: 1968-1969” (Hardcover; photographer: Elliott Landy; Backbeat Books)

THE BEATLES
“Beatles Gear: All the Fab Four’s Instruments from Stage to Studio – The Ultimate Edition” (Hardcover; author: Andy Babiuk; Backbeat Books)

ANDY BRADLEY and ROGER WOOD
“House of Hits: The Story of Houston’s Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studio” (Paperback; University of Texas Press)

KIM GORDON
“Girl in a Band: A Memoir” (Paperback; Dey Street Books)

GEORGE HURCHALLA
“Going Underground: American Punk 1979–1989” (Paperback, second edition; PM Press)

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)

THE WHO
“The Who: Their Generation” (Hardcover; author: Michael A. O’Neill; Upfront Entertainment)

BEN YAGODA
“The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song” (Paperback; Riverhead Books)

NEIL YOUNG
“Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars” (Paperback; Penguin Books)

  “Thirteen Ways of Looking,” Colum McCann“A Strangeness in My Mind: A Novel,” Orhan Pamuk“The Clasp: A Novel,” Sloane Crosley“The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government,” David TalbotDeals in Books

DEC. 3, 2015

PINK FLOYD
“The Complete Pink Floyd: The Ultimate Reference” (Hardcover; author: Glenn Povey; Carlton Books)

DEC. 7, 2015

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

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)

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)

DEC. 8, 2015

HERBIE HANCOCK
“Herbie Hancock: Possibilities” (Paperback; co-author: Lisa Dickey; Penguin Books)

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
“Michael In Pictures: A Celebration of the Life of Michael Hutchence 1960-1997” (Hardcover; author: Richard Simpkin; New Holland Australia)

SAM KNEE
“The Bag I’m In: The Fashions of UK Youth Underground Music Scenes, 1961-1991” (Hardcover; foreword by Bobby Gillespie; Cicada Books)

STEVE KRAKOW
“My Kind of Sound: The Secret History of Chicago Music” (Hardcover; Curbside Splendor Publishing)

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

DEC. 15, 2015

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

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Fare Thee Well: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead” (Hardcover; photographer: Jay Blakesberg; foreword by Bill Walton; Rock Out Books)

MORRISSEY
“Morrissey in Conversation: The Essential Interviews” (Paperback; author: Paul A. Woods; Plexus Publishing)

PAUL SLADE
“Unprepared To Die: America’s Greatest Murder Ballads And The True Crime Stories That Inspired Them” (Paperback; Soundcheck Books LLP)

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

NEIL YOUNG
“Neil Young: American Traveller” (Paperback; author: Martin Halliwell; Reaktion Books)

DEC. 22, 2015

STEPHEN SONGHEIM
“On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide” (Hardcover; author: Ethan Mordden; Oxford University Press, Jan. 8)

DEC. 29, 2015

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

RICK JAMES
“Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James” (Paperback; co-author: David Ritz; Atria Books)

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; Dey Street Books)

JAN. 5, 2016

WILLIAM F. BAKER, WARREN GIBSON & EVAN LEATHERWOOD
“The World’s Your Stage: How Performing Artists Can Make a Living While Still Doing What They Love” (Paperback; AMACOM, Jan. 6)

DAVID E. JAMES
“Rock ‘N’ Film: Cinema’s Dance With Popular Music” (Hardcover; Oxford University Press)

MARKY RAMONE
“Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone” (Paperback; Touchstone)

JAN. 12, 2016

SARAH HILL
“San Francisco and the Long 60s” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic, Jan. 14)

SYLVIA MASSEY
“Recording Unhinged: Creative and Unconventional Music Recording Techniques” (Paperback; Hal Leonard)

COREEN SHEEHAN and ANIKA PARIS
“Five Star Music Makeover: The Independent Artist’s Guide for Singers, Songwriters, Bands, Producers, and Self-Publishers” (Paperback; Hal Leonard)

AMY WINEHOUSE
“Loving Amy: A Mother’s Story” (Hardcover; author: Janis Winehouse; Thomas Dunne Books)

JAN. 15, 2016

DAVID E. JAMES
“Rock ‘N’ Film: Cinema’s Dance With Popular Music” (Hardcover; Oxford University Press)

JAN. 19, 2016

KEITH RICHARDS
“Keith Richards: A Life In Pictures” (Hardcover; edited by Andy Neill; The Overlook Press)

JAN. 26, 2016

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

RASHOD OLLISON
“Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl” (Hardcover; Beacon Press)

FEB. 1, 2016

KURT COBAIN
“Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters” (Hardcover; edited by Nick Soulsby; Chicago Review Press)

RUTH POINTER
“Still So Excited! My Life in the Pointer Sisters” (Hardcover; co-author: Marshall Terrill; foreword by Natalie Cole; Triumph Books)

THE RESIDENTS
“Never Known Questions: Five Decades of The Residents” (Paperback; author: Ian Shirley; Cherry Red Books)

FEB. 2, 2016

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

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

FEB. 8, 2016

CHARLES MINGUS
“Better Git It In Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus” (Hardcover; author: Krin Gabbard; University of California Press)

FEB. 9, 2016

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Why the Grateful Dead Matter” (Paperback; author: Michael Benson; ForeEdge)

PRINCE
“Prince: The Man and His Music (Updated Edition)” (Paperback; author: Matt Thorne; Agate Bolden)

DAVE STEWART (of Eurythmics)
“Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life In Music – A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; NAL)

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

FEB. 14, 2016

JAN & DEAN
“The Jan & Dean Record: A Chronology of Studio Sessions, Live Performances and Chart Positions” (Hardcover; author: Mark A. Moore; foreword by Brian Wilson; McFarland)

FEB. 15, 2016

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

BUDDY GUY
“Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads” (Paperback; author: Alan Harper; University of Illinois Press)

FEB. 23, 2016

STEVEN BLUSH with PAUL RACHMAN and TONY MANN
“Lost Rockers: The Rediscovery of Great Forgotten Musicians” (Hardcover; powerHouse Books)

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

FEB. 24, 2016

LED ZEPPELIN
“Everything I Need to Know I Learned From Led Zeppelin: Classic Rock Wisdom from the Greatest Band of All Time” (Hardcover; author: Benjamin Darling; The Enthusiast)

MARCH 1, 2016

MIKE BADGER (former La’s guitarist) & TIM PEACOCK
“The Rhythm & the Tide: Liverpool, The La’s and Ever After” (Hardcover; Liverpool University Press)

MARY J. BLIGE
“Real Love, No Drama: The Music of Mary J. Blige” (Hardcover; author: Danny Alexander; University of Texas Press)

BILLIE HOLIDAY
“Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth” (Paperback; author: John Szwed; Penguin Books)

BARRY MILES
“The Zapple Diaries: The Rise and Fall of the Last Beatles Label” (Hardcover; Peter Owen Publishers)

BUCK OWENS
“Buck ‘Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens” (Paperback; co-author: Randy Poe; Backbeat Books)

DEE DEE RAMONE
“Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones” (Paperback; co-author: Veronica Kofman; Da Capo Press)

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

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

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

MARCH 8, 2016

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

MARCH 14, 2016

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

MARCH 15, 2016

WOODY GUTHRIE
“Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads” (Hardcover; graphic novel; author/artist: Nick Hayes; Abrams ComicArts)

MARCH 22, 2016

LEONARD BERNSTEIN
“Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician” (Paperback; author: Allen Shawn; Yale University Press)

XTC
“Complicated Game: Inside the Songs of XTC” (Paperback; authors: frontman Andy Partridge, Todd Bernhardt; Jawbone Press)

MARCH 24, 2016

BLONDIE
“Blondie’s Parallel Lines (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Kembrew McLeod; Bloomsbury Academic, March 24)

MARCH 29, 2016

JOHN POPPER (of Blues Traveler)
“Suck and Blow: And Other Stories I’m Not Supposed to Tell” (Hardcover; co-author: Dean Budnick; Da Capo Press)

MARCH 31, 2016

BILLY J. KRAMER
“Do You Want to Know a Secret?: The Autobiography of Billy J. Kramer” (Paperback; co-author: Alyn Shipton; Equinox Publishing)

APRIL 1, 2016

DAMON ALBARN
“Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz and Other Fables” (Paperback; authors: Martin Roach, David Nolan; John Blake)

TOM JONES
“Tom Jones: An Extraordinary Life” (Paperback; author: Gwen Russell; John Blake Publishing Ltd.)

QUEEN
“Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century” (Paperback; author: former Queen roadie Peter Hince; John Blake)

PATTI SMITH
“Dancing Barefoot: The Patti Smith Story” (Paperback; author: Dave Thompson; Chicago Review Press)

MARY WELLS
“Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown’s First Superstar” (Paperback; author: Peter Benjaminson; Chicago Review Press)

APRIL 12, 2016

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

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

IAN McGILLIS
“Higher Ground: One Person’s Lifelong Relationship with Soul, Reggae and Rap” (Paperback; Biblioasis)

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

QUESTLOVE
“Somethingtofoodabout” (Hardcover; conversations with 10 innovative chefs in America; co-author: Ben Greenman; photographer: Kyoko Hamada; foreword by Anthony Bourdain; Clarkson Potter)

JEFFREY PEPPER RODGERS
“The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour’s Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording, and Business (Second Edition)” (Paperback; Backbeat Books)

RAY ROBERTSON
“Lives of the Poets With Guitars: Thirteen Outsiders Who Changed Rock & Roll” (Paperback; Biblioasis)

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

APRIL 16, 2016

THE ROLLING STONES
“Experiencing the Rolling Stones: A Listener’s Companion” (Hardcover; author: David Malvinni; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

APRIL 21, 2016

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Buzz Poole; Bloomsbury Academic)

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
“New Kids on the Block’s Hangin’ Tough (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Rebecca Wallwork; Bloomsbury Academic)

APRIL 26, 2016

RAY DAVIES
“Ray Davies: A Complicated Life” (Paperback; author: Johnny Rogan; Random House)

JOHN DOE
“Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk” (Hardcover; co-author: Tom DeSavia; Da Capo Press)

APRIL 30, 2016

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

MAY 1, 2016

ERIC CLAPTON
“Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History – Updated Edition” (Paperback; author: Chris Welch; Voyageur Press)

LOVE
“My Little Red Book: Love Day-By-Day 1945-1971” (Paperback; author: Bruno Ceriotti; Soundcheck Books)

JOHNNY MARR
“Johnny Marr: The Smiths & the Art of Gun-Slinging” (Paperback; author: Richard Carman; John Blake)

MACEO PARKER
“98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music” (Paperback; Chicago Review Press)

DEREK RIDGERS (photographer)
“Punk London 1977.” (Paperback; Carpet Bombing Culture)

YES
“Time and a Word: The Yes Story” (Paperback; author: Martin Popoff; Soundcheck Books)

MAY 5, 2016

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

DAVID TOOP
“Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom: Before 1970” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic)

MAY 10, 2016

RICHARD GOLDSTEIN
“Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the ’60s” (Paperback; Bloomsbury USA)

DAVE ROBERTS
“Rock Stars’ Cars” (Hardcover; Clarksdale)

MAY 17, 2016

STEVEN HYDEN
“Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life” (Paperback; author: Jovana Babovic; Back Bay Books)

WILLIE NELSON
“It’s a Long Story: My Life” (Paperback; author: David Ritz; Back Bay Books)

DOLLY PARTON
“Smart Blonde: Dolly Parton: A Biography” (Paperback; author: Stephen Miller; The Overlook Press)

MAY 19, 2016

GETO BOYS
“Geto Boys’ The Geto Boys (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Rolf Potz; Bloomsbury Academic)

SLEATER-KINNEY
“Sleater-Kinney’s Dig Me Out (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Jovana Babovic; Bloomsbury Academic)

MAY 24, 2016

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

MOBY
“Porcelain: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Penguin Press)

PEARL JAM
“Pearl Jam FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Seattle’s Most Enduring Band” (Paperback; authors: Bernard M. Corbett, Thomas Edward Harkins; Backbeat Books)

JUNE 1, 2016

MICHAEL BROWNING
“Dog Eat Dog: A Story of Survival, Struggle and Triumph by the Man Who Put AC/DC on the World Stage” (Paperback; Allen & Unwin)

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: Interviews and Encounters” (Hardcover; author: Sean Egan; Chicago Review Press)

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

JUDITH WILLS (Britain’s bestselling diet, food, and health writer)
“Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick: The Swinging ’60s, the Glam ’70s and Me” (Paperback; The History Press)

JUNE 7, 2016

DAVID HEPWORTH
“Never a Dull Moment: 1971 – The Year That Rock Exploded” (Hardcover; Henry Holt and Co.)

JENSEN KARP (aka “Hot Karl”)
“Kanye West Owes Me $300: And Other True Stories from a Jewish Rapper Who Almost Made It Big” (Hardcover; Crown Archetype)

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

JUNE 14, 2016

BOBBY BROWN
“My Prerogative” (Hardcover; Dey Street Books)

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)

JUNE 16, 2016

WARREN ZEVON
“Warren Zevon: Desperado of Los Angeles” (Hardcover; author: George Plasketes; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

JUNE 28, 2016

DAVE HOLMES (former MTV VJ)
“Party of One: A Memoir in 20 Songs” (Hardcover; Kindle; Crown Archetype)

INSANE CLOWN POSSE
“Juggalo: Insane Clown Posse and the World They Made” (Paperback; author: Steve Miller; Da Capo Press)

CHARLIE WILSON (of The Gap Band)
“I Am Charlie Wilson” (Paperback; Atria / 37 Ink)

JULY 1, 2016

GLENN BERGER
“Never Say No to a Rock Star: In the Studio with Dylan, Sinatra, Jagger and More …” (Paperback; Schaffner Press)

JUDY DYBLE
“An Accidental Musician: The Official Biography Of Judy Dyble” (Paperback; co-author: Dave Thompson; Soundcheck Books)

JULY 7, 2016

JOY DIVISION
“Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and Fan Culture” (Paperback; editor: Jennifer Otter Bickerdike; Headpress)

JULY 12, 2016

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie and Philosophy: Rebel, Rebel” (Paperback; edited by Theodore G. Ammon; Open Court)

JULY 19, 2016

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

JULY 28, 2016

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

AUG. 2, 2016

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

AUG. 9, 2016

JONATHAN DALE
“Safety Pin Stuck in My Heart: Essential UK DIY Singles 1977-1985” (Hardcover; Cicada Books)

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. 21, 2016

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

SEPT. 7, 2016

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

OCT. 1, 2016

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

OCT. 25, 2016

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

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)

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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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