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Published on January 25th, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Jan. 25 and Beyond)

Here’s our weekly rundown of upcoming new music book releases …

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FEB. 1, 2022 RELEASES

J DILLA
“Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of the Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm” (Hardcover; author: Dan Charnas; Digital Book; MCD) » BUY NOW

GENESIS
“Genesis: A Trick of the Tail” (Hardcover; author: Peter Chrisp; Sona Books) » BUY NOW

WHITNEY HOUSTON
“Didn’t We Almost Have It All: In Defense of Whitney Houston” (Hardcover; author: Gerrick Kennedy; foreword by Brandy; Digital Book; Abrams Press) » BUY NOW

MELANIE NISSEN (rock photographer)
“HARD + FAST” (Hardcover; Blank Industries) » BUY NOW

FEB. 8, 2022 RELEASES

JOHN PRINE
“Prine on Prine: Interviews and Encounters with John Prine” (Digital Book; author: Holly Gleason; Chicago Review Press) » BUY NOW

FEB. 22, 2022 RELEASES

J.T. HARDING
“Party Like a Rockstar: The Crazy, Coincidental, Hard-Luck, and Harmonious Life of a Songwriter” (Hardcover; Twelve) » BUY NOW

FRANK ZAPPA
“Frank & Co: Conversations with Frank Zappa 1977-1993” (Paperback; author: Co de Kloet; foreword by Dweezil Zappa; Merch; Jawbone Press) » BUY NOW

FEB. 24, 2022 RELEASES

BARRY ADAMSON
“Up Above the City, Down Beneath the Stars” (Hardcover; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

SARAH HILL
“One-Hit Wonders: An Oblique History of Popular Music” (Hardcover; Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

MARCH 1, 2022 RELEASES

BANANARAMA
“Really Saying Something: Sara & Keren – Our Bananarama Story” (Paperback; authors: Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward; Merch; Arrow) » BUY NOW

MARCH 7, 2022 RELEASES

DOLLY PARTON AND JAMES PATTERSON
“Run Rose Run: A Novel” (coincides with the March 4 release of her CD of the same name; Digital Book; Little, Brown and Company) » BUY NOW

MARCH 8, 2022 RELEASES

JEAN BEAUVOIR
“Bet My Soul on Rock ‘n’ Roll: Diary of a Black Punk Icon” (Hardcover; co-author: John Ostrosky; Digital Book; Chicago Review Press) » BUY NOW

STEVE REICH
“Conversations” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Hanover Square Press) » BUY NOW

MATT SORUM
“Double Talkin’ Jive: True Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories from the Drummer of Guns N’ Roses, the Cult, and Velvet Revolver” (Hardcover; written with Leif Eriksson and Martin Svensson; foreword by Billy F Gibbons; Rare Bird Books) » BUY NOW

MARCH 10, 2022 RELEASES

KRAFTWERK
“Kraftwerk’s Computer World (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Steve Tupai Francis; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

MARCH 15, 2022 RELEASES

SAMMY HAGAR
“Sammy Hagar’s Cocktail Hits: 85 Personal Favorites from the Red Rocker” (Hardcover; co-author: James O. Fraioli; foreword by Guy Fieri; Skyhorse) » BUY NOW

MARK PHILLIPS & JON CHAPPELL
“Classical Guitar For Dummies” (Paperback; Wiley) » BUY NOW

JONATHAN TAPLIN
“The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life” (Paperback; Heyday) » BUY NOW

MARCH 22, 2022 RELEASES

JEREMY DENK
“Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story, in Music Lessons” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Random House) » BUY NOW

MARCH 29, 2022 RELEASES

LEONARD COHEN
“Who By Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai” (Hardcover; author: Matti Friedman; Digital Book; Spiegel & Grau) » BUY NOW

JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS
“40×40: Bad Reputation / I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Paperback; a team of creators brings these albums to life as 20 vivid stories in a singular graphic novel; On Tour; Merch; Z2 Comics) » BUY NOW

MARCH 31, 2022 RELEASES

GRATEFUL DEAD
“The Golden Road: The Recorded History of the Grateful Dead” (Paperback; author: John Kilbride; Merch; Sonicbond Publishing) » BUY NOW

APRIL 1, 2022 RELEASES

JANIS JOPLIN
“Photographs of Janis Joplin: On the Road & On Stage” (Hardcover; author: photographer Elliott Landy; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

PINK FLOYD
“Pink Floyd Live: Collected” (Hardcover; author: Alison James; Merch; Sona Books) » BUY NOW

APRIL 5, 2022 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie – All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track” (Hardcover; author: Benoît Clerc; Merch; Black Dog & Leventhal) » BUY NOW

QUINCY JONES
“12 Notes: On Life and Creativity” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Abrams Image) » BUY NOW

PAUL MORLEY
“From Manchester with Love: The Life and Opinions of Tony Wilson” (Hardcover; biography of Factory Records co-founder and Manchester icon Tony Wilson; Faber & Faber) » BUY NOW

MICK ROCK
“SHOT! by Rock: The Photography of Mick Rock” (Hardcover; Weldon Owen) » BUY NOW

APRIL 12, 2022 RELEASES

TIM BURGESS
“One Two Another: Line By Line: Lyrics from The Charlatans, Solo and Beyond” (Paperback; Constable) » BUY NOW

HUGH HODGES
“The Fascist Groove Thing: A History of Thatcher’s Britain in 21 Mixtapes” (Paperback; PM Press) » BUY NOW

LARRY JAFFEE
“Record Store Day: The Most Improbable Comeback of the 21st Century” (Paperback; Rare Bird Books) » BUY NOW

JIM RULAND
“Corporate Rock Sucks: The Rise & Fall of SST Records” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

RUSH
“Driven: Rush in the ’90s and ‘In the End'” (Paperback; author: Martin Popoff; Merch; ECW Press) » BUY NOW

SAMI YAFFA
“The Road Bends: An Autobiography” (Hardcover; Rare Bird Books) » BUY NOW

APRIL 19, 2022 RELEASES

ANDRÉ DARLINGTON & TENAYA DARLINGTON
“Booze & Vinyl: A Music-and-Mixed-Drinks Matching Game” (card-pairing game and recipe book; RP Studio) » BUY NOW

DANYEL SMITH
“Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Roc Lit 101) » BUY NOW

YELLO
“Boris Blank, Dieter Meier: Oh Yeah – Yello 40” (Hardcover; authors: Blank, Meier; Patrick Frey Edition) » BUY NOW

APRIL 26, 2022 RELEASES

JAMIE HEWLETT AND OTHER CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS
“The Gorillaz Art Book” (Hardcover; Z2 Comics) » BUY NOW

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis ’68 Comeback: The Story Behind the Special” (Hardcover; author: Steve Binder; foreword by Baz Luhrmann; Digital Book; Merch; Thunder Bay Press) » BUY NOW

FRANK ZAPPA
“Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa: Laurel Canyon 1968-1971” (Paperback; author: Pauline Butcher; Plexus Publishing) » BUY NOW

MAY 3, 2022 RELEASES

SINÉAD GLEESON & KIM GORDON
“This Woman’s Work: Essays on Music” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

GREIL MARCUS
“More Real Life Rock: The Wilderness Years, 2014-2021” (Hardcover; Yale University Press) » BUY NOW

RONNIE SPECTOR
“Be My Baby: A Memoir” (Hardcover; updated edition, written with Vince Waldron; Henry Holt and Co.) » BUY NOW

MAY 4, 2022 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Bowie, Cambo & All the Hype” (Paperback; author: John “Cambo” Cambridge; Digital Book; Merch; McNidder & Grace) » BUY NOW

MAY 5, 2022 RELEASES

CAT POWER
“Cat Power’s Moon Pix (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Donna Kozloskie; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

DUKE FAKIR
“I’ll Be There: My Life with the Four Tops” (Hardcover; written with Kathleen McGhee-Anderson; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

KRAFTWERK
“Kraftwerk’s Computer World (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Steve Tupai Francis; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

KENDRICK LAMAR
“Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Sequoia L. Maner; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

GEORGE MICHAEL
“George Michael’s Faith (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Matthew Horton; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

MUDHONEY
“Mudhoney: The Sound and the Fury from Seattle” (Paperback; author: Keith Cameron; Digital Book; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

RADIOHEAD
“Radiohead: Life in a Glasshouse” (Hardcover; author: John Aizlewood; Merch; Palazzo Editions) » BUY NOW

MAY 10, 2022 RELEASES

ROB CHRISTOPHER
“Boogie Down Predictions: Hip-Hop, Time, and Afrofuturism” (Paperback; Digital Book; Strange Attractor Press) » BUY NOW

MARISSA R. MOSS
“Her Country: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Henry Holt and Co.) » BUY NOW

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
“It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him” (Hardcover; author: Justin Tinsley; Digital Book; Merch; Abrams Press) » BUY NOW

PETER STANFIELD
“Pin-Ups 1972: Third Generation Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Hardcover; Reaktion Books) » BUY NOW

MAY 15, 2022 RELEASES

TRACEY MARINO & VANCE MARINO
“Hey! That’s My Song!: A Guide to Getting Music Placements in Film, TV, and Media” (Paperback; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

MAY 17, 2022 RELEASES

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Rolling Stones 1972 (50th Anniversary Edition)” (Hardcover; with two new essays by Anton Curbijn and Nikki Sixx; photographs by Jim Marshall; foreword by Keith Richards; words by Joel Selvin; Merch; Chronicle Books) » BUY NOW

STEVEN WILSON (of Porcupine Tree)
“A Limited Edition of One: An Autobiography” (Hardcover; written with Mick Wall; Constable) » BUY NOW

MAY 24, 2022 RELEASES

OLIVIA HARRISON
“Came the Lightening, Came the Light: Twenty Poems for George” (Hardcover; Genesis Publications) » BUY NOW

MERLE TRAVIS
“Sixteen Tons: The Merle Travis Story” (Hardcover; co-author: Deke Dickerson; BMG Books) » BUY NOW

MAY 26, 2022 RELEASES

WAYNE HUSSEY
“Heady Daze: The Mission Years, 1985-1990” (Paperback; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

MAY 28, 2022 RELEASES

THE WHO
“The Who: Concert Memories from the Classic Years, 1964-1976” (Hardcover; author: Edoardo Genzolini; editor/contributor: Jeremy Goodwin; Merch; Schiffer) » BUY NOW

MAY 31, 2022 RELEASES

PATTI SMITH
“Why Patti Smith Matters” (Paperback; author: Caryn Rose; Digital Book; University of Texas Press) » BUY NOW

HARRY STYLES
“Harry Styles: The Making of a Modern Man” (Hardcover; author: Sean Smith; Digital Book; Merch; HarperCollins) » BUY NOW

JUNE 7, 2022 RELEASES

CHRIS BLACKWELL (founder of Island Records)
“The Islander: My Life in Music and Beyond” (Hardcover; written with Paul Morley; Digital Book; Gallery Books) » BUY NOW

MERLE HAGGARD
“The Running Kind: Listening to Merle Haggard” (Hardcover; author: David Cantwell; University of Texas Press) » BUY NOW

JUNE 9, 2022 RELEASES

GARY MOORE
“White Knuckles: The Life of Gary Moore” (Hardcover; author: Martin Power; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

QUEEN
“Queen As It Began: The Authorised Biography” (Hardcover; authors: Jim Jenkins and Jacky Smith; Merch; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

JUNE 14, 2022 RELEASES

ICE-T
“Split Decision: Life Stories” (Hardcover; co-authors: Spike and Douglas Century; Digital Book; Gallery Books) » BUY NOW

KENNY LOGGINS
“Still Alright: A Memoir” (Hardcover; co-author: Jason Turbow; Digital Book; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

DAVE MASON
“Only You Know and I Know” (Hardcover; contributor: Chris Epting; BMG Books) » BUY NOW

BLAKE SHELTON
“Blake Shelton: Happy Anywhere” (Hardcover; author: Carol Cash Large; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

JUNE 15, 2022 RELEASES

JOHN McEUEN
“Will the Circle Be Unbroken: 50th Year Anniversary on The Making of a Landmark Album” (Hardcover; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

JUNE 21, 2022 RELEASES

DOUG BROD
“They Just Seem a Little Weird: How KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz Remade Rock and Roll” (Paperback; Hachette Books)

CHEAP TRICK
“This Band Has No Past: How Cheap Trick Became Cheap Trick” (Paperback; author: Brian J. Kramp; Merch; Jawbone Press) » BUY NOW

JUNE 28, 2022 RELEASES

GEORGE MICHAEL
“George Michael: A Life” (Hardcover; author: James Gavin; Abrams Press) » BUY NOW

HOUND DOG TAYLOR
“Goodnight Boogie: A Tale of Guns, Wolves & The Blues of Hound Dog Taylor” (Paperback; author: Matt Rogers; BMG Books) » BUY NOW

JOE STRUMMER
“The Punk Rock Politics of Joe Strummer: Radicalism, Resistance and Rebellion” (Paperback; author: Gregor Gall; Manchester University Press) » BUY NOW

PAUL WELLER
“Magic: A Journal of Song” (Hardcover; contributor: Dylan Jones; Genesis Publications) » BUY NOW

JULY 12, 2022 RELEASES

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Stone Age: Sixty Years of The Rolling Stones” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Merch; Pegasus Books) » BUY NOW

JULY 15, 2022 RELEASES

THE BEATLES
“Top of the Mountain: The Beatles at Shea Stadium” (Hardcover; author: Laurie Jacobson; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

MIKE SEGRETTO
“33 1/3 Revolutions Per Minute: A Critical Trip Through the Rock LP Era (1955-1999)” (Paperback; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

AUG. 9, 2022 RELEASES

JEN B. LARSON
“Hit Girls: Women of Punk in the USA, 1975-1983” (Paperback; Feral House) » BUY NOW

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
“A Song For Everyone: The Story of Creedence Clearwater Revival” (Hardcover; author: John Lingan; Digital Book; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

MARY RODGERS (daughter of Richard Rodgers and composer of “Once Upon a Mattress”)
“Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers” (Hardcover; co-author: Jesse Green; Digital Book; Farrar, Straus and Giroux) » BUY NOW

AUG. 24, 2022 RELEASES

ELTON JOHN
“Two Days That Shook the World: Elton John Live at Dodger Stadium” (Hardcover; author: Terry O’Neill; Merch; ACC Art Books) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 1, 2022 RELEASES

MARIA CALLAS
“Cast a Diva: The Hidden Life of Maria Callas” (Hardcover; author: Lyndsy Spence; The History Press) » BUY NOW

TONY HADLEY (Spandau Ballet lead singer)
“Tony Hadley: My Life in Pictures” (Hardcover; Omnibus Press) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 6, 2022 RELEASES

NICK CAVE
“Faith, Hope, and Carnage” (Hardcover; co-author: journalist Sean O’Hagan; Digital Book; Farrar, Straus and Giroux) » BUY NOW

WILLIE NELSON
“Me and Paul: Untold Stories of a Fabled Friendship” (Hardcover; a tribute to Paul English, his longtime drummer, bodyguard, accountant, etc.; Harper Horizon) » BUY NOW

DAR WILLIAMS
“How to Write a Song That Matters” (Paperback; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 8, 2022 RELEASES

BRITNEY SPEARS
“Britney Spears’s Blackout (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Natasha Lasky; Merch; Bloomsbury Academic) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 13, 2022 RELEASES

THE CURE
“Curepedia: The A-Z of The Cure” (Hardcover; author: Simon Price; Digital Book; Merch; Dey Street Books) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 27, 2022 RELEASES

LIL’ KIM
“The Queen Bee” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

OCT. 1, 2022 RELEASES

GERRY MULLIGAN
“Being Gerry Mulligan: My Life in Music” (Hardcover; Backbeat Books) » BUY NOW

OCT. 11, 2022 RELEASES

BRIAN JOHNSON
“The Lives of Brian: AC/DC, Me, and the Making of Back in Black” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Merch; Dey Street Books) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“Parachute Women: Marianne Faithfull, Marsha Hunt, Bianca Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, and the Women Behind the Rolling Stones” (Hardcover; author: Elizabeth Winder; Digital Book; Merch; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

DEC. 6, 2022 RELEASES

SONNY ROLLINS
“Saxophone Colossus: The Life and Music of Sonny Rollins” (Hardcover; author: Aidan Levy; Hachette Books) » BUY NOW

MARCH 7, 2023 RELEASES

JOHN COLTRANE
“Coltrane: The Definitive Visual Celebration of the Legend” (Hardcover; photograph celebration of the jazz legend, with contributions written by Ravi Coltrane, Wayne Coyne, Dev Hynes, Phil Lesh, Julie Mehretu, Carlos Santana, and Patti Smith; Digital Book; Ten Speed Press) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 15, 2023 RELEASES

JONAS BROTHERS
“Blood: A Memoir by the Jonas Brothers” (Hardcover; written with Neil Strauss; Digital Book; On Tour; Dey Street Books) » BUY NOW





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