Categories: New releases

Your Music Book Store (Aug. 12 and beyond)

AUG. 12

VICTORIA BECKHAM
“Learning to Fly: The Autobiography” (Paperback)
(Penguin Global, Aug. 13)

BEASTIE BOYS
“Beastie Boys Book Deluxe: A Unique Box Set Celebration of the Beastie Boys” (Hardcover)
(author: Frank Owen; Carlton Books, Aug. 14)

BLACK SABBATH
“Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” (Paperback)
(revised edition; author: Joel McIver; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Aug. 11)

STEVE BOONE
“Hotter Than a Match Head: My Life on the Run with The Lovin’ Spoonful” (Paperback)
(co-author: Tony Moss; Kindle; ECW Press)

CROWDED HOUSE
“Crowded House: Something So Strong” (Kindle)
(author: Chris Bourke; Momentum, Aug. 14)

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER
“5 Seconds of Summer Fan Book: The Ultimate Fan Guide” (Hardcover)
(author: Malcolm Croft; Carlton Books, Aug. 14)

MADNESS
“House of Fun: The Story of Madness” (Paperback)
(author: John Reed; Kindle; Omnibus Press)

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died” (Hardcover)
(author: Dylan Jones; Kindle; Overlook Hardcover, Aug. 14)

LOU REED
“Lou Reed: The Life” (Paperback)
(author: Mick Wall; Orion, Aug. 14)

BARBARA BARNES SIMS
“The Next Elvis: Searching for Stardom at Sun Records” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Louisiana State University Press, Aug. 11)

AUG. 19

GRAHAM ENGLISH
“Logic Pro X For Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies)

PAUL McCARTNEY
“Paul McCartney: Out There Tour” (Paperback)
(Hal Leonard, Aug. 20)

AUG. 26

THE BEATLES
“Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World” (Hardcover)
(author: Candy Leonard; Kindle; Arcade Publishing)

“The Beatles” (Paperback)
(editor: Ben Nussbaum; i5 Press)

BECK
“Throwing Frisbees at the Sun: A Book About Beck” (Hardcover)
(author: Rob Jovanovic; Jawbone Press)

GEORGE BENSON
“Benson: The Autobiography” (Hardcover)
(co-author: Alan Goldsher; foreword by Bill Cosby; Da Capo Press)

NEIL COSSAR
“This Day in Music: An Everyday Record of Musical Faces” (Kindle)
(Omnibus Press, Aug. 30)

RAY HITCHENS
“Vibe Merchants: The Sound Creators of Jamaican Popular Music” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Ashgate)

TOM MAXWELL
“Hell: My Life in the Squirrel Nut Zippers” (Paperback)
(Oyster Press)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Yes Is the Answer: And Other Prog Rock Tales” (Paperback)
(editors: Marc Weingarten, Tyson Cornell; Rare Bird Books)

SEPT. 2

GREIL MARCUS
“The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs” (Hardcover)
(Yale University Press)

BRUNO MARS
“Bruno Mars” (Paperback)
(author: Emily Herbert; Omnibus Press, Sept. 1)

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now” (Kindle)
(author: Malka Marom; Hardcover; Omnibus Press, Sept. 1)

JEREMY SPENCER
“Death Punch’d: Surviving Five Finger Death Punch’s Metal Mayhem” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; It Books / HarperCollins)

SEPT. 9

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

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

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words” (Hardcover)
(culled from conversations with musician and broadcast journalist Malka Marom; Kindle; ECW Press)

KEITH RICHARDS
“Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar” (Hardcover)
(art by daughter Theodora Richards; includes an audio CD with bonus book content; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

SEPT. 23

MEL LEWIS
“The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis” (Hardcover)
(author: Chris Smith; University of North Texas Press, Sept. 20)

JIM PETERIK
“Through the Eye of the Tiger: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life of Survivor’s Founding Member” (Paperback)
(co-author: Lisa Torem; BenBella Books)

CHRIS STEIN
“Chris Stein / Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk” (Hardcover)
(Rizzoli)

SEPT. 30

TRACEY E.W. LAIRD
“Austin City Limits: A History” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Oxford University Press, Oct. 2)

GARY WRIGHT
“Dream Weaver: Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison [Hardcover]” (Kindle; Tarcher Hardcover / Penguin Books, Oct. 2)

OCT. 7

BILLY IDOL
“Dancing With Myself” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Touchstone / Simon & Schuster)

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

JOE PERRY
“Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Simon & Schuster)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Springsteen: Album by Album” (Hardcover)
(author: Ryan White; Sterling)

U2
“U2: The Definitive Biography” (Hardcover)
(author: John Jobling; Kindle; Thomas Dunne Books)

OCT. 14

BLACK SABBATH
“Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe” (Paperback)
(author: Mick Wall; Orion, Oct. 16)

THE DOORS
“Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre: A Biography of the Doors” (Hardcover)
(author: Mick Wall; Paperback; Orion, Oct. 16)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Experiencing Led Zeppelin: A Listener’s Companion” (Hardcover)
(author: Gregg Akkerman; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct. 16)

JIMMY PAGE
“Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page” (Hardcover)
(512-page photographic autobiography; Genesis Publications)

ROBERT WALSER
“Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music” (Paperback)
(Wesleyan, Oct. 16)

OCT. 21

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

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Live Dead: The Grateful Dead Photographed by Bob Minkin” (Hardcover)
(Insight Editions)

VERNON JOYNSON
“The Tapestry of Delights: Expanded Two-Volume Edition: The Ultimate Guide to UK Rock & Pop of the Beat, R&B, Psychedelic and Progressive Eras 1963-1976” (Paperback)
(Borderline Productions, Oct. 22)

MARK MOTHERSBAUGH
“Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia” (Hardcover)
(edited by Adam Lerner; foreword by Wes Anderson; Princeton Architectural Press)

CHARLIE PARKER
“Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker” (Paperback)
(author: Stanley Crouch; Harper Perennial)

ROBERT PLANT
“Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin” (Hardcover)
(author: Dave Thompson; Backbeat Books)

LOU REED
“Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story” (Paperback)
(author: Victor Bockris; Harper)

GENE SIMMONS
“Me, Inc.” (Hardcover)
(subtitled “Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business”; Kindle; It Books)

WINSLOW YERXA
“Harmonica For Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies, Oct. 20)

OCT. 28

THE BEATLES
“Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles 1964 Tour That Changed the World” (Paperback)
(author: Larry Kane; Backbeat Books)

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, Oct. 31)

DONALD FAGEN
“Eminent Hipsters” (Paperback)
(Kindle; Penguin Books)

JANIS JOPLIN
“On the Road with Janis Joplin” (Hardcover)
(author: John Byrne Cooke; Kindle; Berkley Hardcover)

LED ZEPPELIN
“Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin: Interviews and Encounters” (Paperback)
(edited by Hank Bordowitz; Chicago Review Press, Nov. 1)

JERRY LEE LEWIS
“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” (Hardcover)
(author: Rick Bragg; Kindle; Harper)

JENNIFER LOPEZ
“True Love” (Hardcover)
(Celebra Hardcover)

METALLICA
“Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014)” (Hardcover)
(authors: Paul Brannigan, Ian Winwood; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

TOM PETTY
“Tom Petty: Rock ‘n’ Roll Guardian” (Paperback)
(author: Andrea Rotondo; Kindle; Omnibus Press)

SUE RICHMOND
“Excess All Areas: A Lighthearted Look at the Demands and Idiosyncracies of Rock Icons on Tour” (Hardcover)
(Backbeat Books)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Found: The Rolling Stones” (Hardcover)
(photos from their 1965 tour through Savannah, Ga., and Clearwater, Fla., found in an unmarked box at a flea market in Southern California by musician and art collector Lauren White; The Ice Plant, Nov. 1)

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

JOHN STEVENTON
“DJing For Dummies” (Paperback)
(For Dummies, Oct. 27)

BOBBY WOMACK
“Bobby Womack: My Story 1944-2014” (Paperback)
(co-author: Robert Ashton; John Blake, Nov. 1)

ROBERT WYATT
“Different Every Time: The Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt” (Kindle)
(author: Marcus O’Dair; Serpent’s Tail, Oct. 30)

NOV. 4

BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC
“The Alternative Jukebox: 500 extraordinary tracks that tell a story of alternative music” (Hardcover)
(Cassell)

BRUCE COCKBURN
“Rumours of Glory: A Memoir” (Paperback)
(Kindle; HarperOne)

JAMES DUNCAN
“2015 Songwriter’s Market: Where & How to Market Your Songs” (Hardcover)
(38th edition; Writer’s Digest Books, Nov. 3)

DUKE ELLINGTON
“Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington” (Paperback)
(author: Terry Teachout; Kindle; Gotham)

GERED MANKOWITZ
“Gered Mankowitz: 50 Years of Rock and Roll Photography” (Hardcover)
(Goodman)

CERYS MATTHEWS
“Hook, Line & Singer: A Sing-a-Long Book” (Paperback)
(Penguin Books, Nov. 6)

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

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; Kindle; Dey Street Books)

THE STAPLE SINGERS
“I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era” (Paperback)
(author: Greg Kot; Kindle; Scribner)

NOV. 11

THE BEATLES & THE ROLLING STONES
“Beatles vs. Stones” (Paperback)
(author: John McMillian; Simon & Schuster)

JEFF BECK
“Jeff Beck: Hot Wired Guitar” (Hardcover)
(author: Martin Power; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Nov. 10)

KURT COBAIN
“Kurt Cobain: The Last Session” (Hardcover)
(photographer: Jesse Frohman; previously unpublished images taken during Nirvana’s last formal photo session before Cobain’s suicide in 1993; includes Jon Savage’s original interview, which appeared with Frohman’s photographs in the London Observer; Thames & Hudson, Nov. 12)

MARIANNE FAITHFULL
“Marianne Faithfull: A Life on Record” (Hardcover)
(photo book; co-author: Salman Rushdie; Rizzoli)

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

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
“The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses” (Hardcover)
(author: Zoë Howe; Kindle; St. Martin’s Press)

GLYN JOHNS
“Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces …” (Hardcover)
(Kindle; Blue Rider Press, Nov. 13)

JONI MITCHELL
“Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now” (Hardcover)
(author: Malka Marom; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Nov. 11)

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

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis Presley: A Southern Life” (Hardcover)
(author: Joel Williamson; Oxford University Press, Nov. 13)

VARIOUS WRITERS
“Now Is the Time To Invent! Reports from the Indie-Rock Revolution, 1985-2000” (Paperback)
(Verse Chorus Press)

DEC. 2

CHET ATKINS
“Chet Atkins: The Greatest Songs of Mister Guitar” (Paperback)
(author: Mark S. Reinhart; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles Through Headphones: The Quirks, Peccadilloes, Nuances and Sonic Delights of the Greatest Popular Music Ever Recorded” (Paperback)
(author: Ted Montgomery; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

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

EMINEM
“Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race: Essays” (Paperback)
(edited by Scott F. Parker; foreword by Talib Kweli; McFarland & Co., Nov. 30)

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

JAN. 13, 2015

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

Gerry Galipault @https://twitter.com/Pauseandplay

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.

Recent Posts

Updates / Additions: Richard Marx, Anna Nalick, etc.

More updates: Avalon, Tami Neilson, Beach Slang, BRKN Love, Mary J. Blige, Bing Crosby, Change, etc

10 hours ago

Your Music Book Store (Oct. 15 and Beyond)

New music book releases, including Ken Womack's "Solid State: The Story of Abbey Road and the End of the Beatles"…

1 day ago

Your Vinyl Store (Oct. 11-17 and Beyond)

New vinyl releases and reissues: David Bowie, "The Princess Bride" soundtrack, Zac Brown Band, Loretta Lynn, Tony Joe White, Skid…

4 days ago

Updates / Additions: Blake Shelton, The Script, etc.

More updates: Joe Henry, Marcus King, Lily Kershaw, Poliça, Sarah Brightman, Jerry Leger, Simple Minds, Grateful Dead, etc

5 days ago

New Songs: Harry Styles, Camila Cabello, etc.

More new songs: Green Day, Miranda Lambert, YUNGBLUD, The Script, Hayley Kiyoko, FKA twigs, The Black Eyed Seas, etc

5 days ago

New Releases: Oct. 11, 2019

New releases and reissues: Wale, Chicago, BABYMETAL, 808 State, Big Thief, The Lilac Time, Elbow, Gregg Rolie, Spyro Gyra, etc

6 days ago