Music Books

Published on July 21st, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (July 21 and beyond)

JULY 21, 2015

SPENCER LEIGH
“Best of the Beatles: The Sacking of Pete Best” (Paperback; McNidder & Grace)

PETER PERRETT (of The Only Ones)
“The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale” (Kindle; author: Nina Antonia; Amazon Digital, July 19)

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Elvis Has Left the Building: The Death of the King and the Rise of Punk Rock” (Paperback; author: Dylan Jones; Overlook Books)

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

AMY WINEHOUSE
“Amy Winehouse: A Diva and Her Demons” (Kindle; author: Caroline T. Madsen; Amazon Digital, July 19)

JULY 28, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

QUEEN
“Queen, Revised & Updated: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock” (Paperback; author: Phil Sutcliffe; Voyageur Press, 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, Aug. 4)

LUKE CAMPBELL
“The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City” (Hardcover; co-author: Tanner Colby; Kindle; Amistad, Aug. 4)

ED PISKOR
“Hip Hop Family Tree Book 3: 1983-1984” (Paperback graphic novel series; Fantagraphics, Aug. 8)

AUG. 11, 2015

THE BEATLES
“Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs From The Beatles Monthly Archive” (Hardcover; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Aug. 10)

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)

PHARRELL WILLIAMS
“In Search of Pharrell Williams” (Paperback; author: Paul Lester; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Aug. 15)

AUG. 25, 2015

BILL MEDLEY
“The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother’s Memoir” (Paperback; Da Capo Press)

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

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)

THE DOORS
“Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre: A Biography of The Doors” (Hardcover; author: Mick Wall; Chicago Review Press)

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

NILSSON
“Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter” (Paperback; author: Alyn Shipton; Oxford University Press)

CHRIS SALEWICZ
“Dead Gods: The 27 Club” (Paperback; Quercus Publishing)

U2
“U2 Experience” (Paperback; author: Brian Boyd; Carlton Books)

SEPT. 8, 2015

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

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles: Help!: Photographs on Set” (Hardcover; photographer: Emilio Lari; Rizzoli)

LESLEY GORE
“You Don’t Own Me: The Life and Times of Lesley Gore” (Hardcover; author: Trevor Tolliver; Backbeat Books)

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)

CHRISSIE HYNDE
“Reckless: My Life as a Pretender” (Hardcover; Kindle; Doubleday)

JOHN LENNON
“John Lennon: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy” (Paperback; editor: Ben Nussbaum; i5 Press)

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)

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

PATTY FARMER
“Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music” (Hardcover; contributor: Will Friedwald; forewords by George Wein and Victor Lownes; Beaufort Books)

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)

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

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

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

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

LOS LOBOS
“Los Lobos: Dream in Blue” (Hardcover; author: Chris Morris; University of Texas Press)

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

EILON PAZ
“Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting” (Hardcover; Ten Speed Press)

DOMENIC PRIORE
“Riot On Sunset Strip: Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Last Stand In Hollywood (Revised Edition)” (Paperback; foreword by Arthur Lee; Jawbone Press)

TRACEY THORN (of Everything But the Girl)
“Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing” (Hardcover; Virago UK)

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

RAY BENSON
“Comin’ Right at Ya: How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel” (Hardcover; co-author: David Menconi; University of Texas Press, Oct. 1)

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

STEPHEN FRY
“Stephen Fry’s Incomplete & Utter History of Classical Music” (Hardcover; as told to Tim Lihoreau; Boxtree Ltd., Oct. 1)

RONNIE GILBERT (the founding member of The Weavers died on June 6, 2015)
“Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life in Song – A Memoir” (Hardcover; foreword by Holly Near; University of California Press, Oct. 2)

BILLY IDOL
“Dancing With Myself” (Paperback; Touchstone)

GRACE JONES
“I’ll Never Write My Memoirs” (Hardcover; co-author: Paul Morley; Kindle; Gallery Books)

DON RANDI and KAREN “NISH” NISHIMURA
“You’ve Heard These Hands: From the Wall of Sound to the Wrecking Crew and Other Incredible Stories” (Paperback; Hal Leonard)

LOU REED
“Dirty Blvd.: The Life and Music of Lou Reed” (Hardcover; author: Aidan Levy; Chicago Review Press, Oct. 1)

THIN LIZZY
“Are You Ready? Thin Lizzy: Album By Album” (Paperback; author: Alan Byrne; Soundcheck Books, Oct. 1)

CARL WILSON
“Long Promised Road: Carl Wilson, Soul of the Beach Boys – The Biography” (Paperback; author: Kent Crowley; Jawbone Press)

OCT. 6, 2015

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

EZRA BOOKSTEIN
“The Smith Tapes: Lost Interviews with Rock Stars & Icons 1969-1972” (Paperback; featuring interviews conducted by WPLJ FM radio host Howard Smith; Princeton Architectural Press)

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie: The Golden Years” (Paperback; author: Roger Griffin; Overlook Books, Oct. 4)

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

JOHN FOGERTY
“Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music” (Hardcover; Kindle; Little, Brown and Company)

GREIL MARCUS
“Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations” (Hardcover; Harvard University Press, Oct. 7)

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)

PINK FLOYD
“The Complete Pink Floyd: The Ultimate Reference” (Hardcover; author: Glenn Povey; Carlton Books, Oct. 8)

DAVID ROBERTS
“Rock Chronicles: Every Legend, Every Line-Up, Every Look” (Paperback; foreword by Alice Cooper; Firefly Books)

JOHN SEABROOK
“The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory” (Hardcover; Kindle; W.W. Norton & Company, Oct. 5)

FRANK SINATRA
“Sinatra 100” (Hardcover; forewords by Tony Bennett and Steve Wynn; afterwords by Nancy, Tina and Frank Sinatra Jr.; author: Charles Pignone; Thames & Hudson)

PATTI SMITH
“M Train” (Hardcover; Kindle; Knopf)

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, Oct. 7)

OCT. 13, 2015

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)

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

BOBBY BRADDOCK (Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter)
“Bobby Braddock: A Life on Nashville’s Music Row” (Hardcover; Read here; Vanderbilt University Press / Country Music Foundation Press, Oct. 15)

PETE BROWN
“Eric, Jack, Ginger and Me: Oh! and Ginsberg, Corso, Burroughs & Ferlinghetti too …” (Paperback; Clarksdale)

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

MIKE EVANS
“Vinyl: The Art of Making Records” (Hardcover; Sterling)

GRATEFUL DEAD
“The Grateful Dead: Travel Through the Decades with the Original Jam Band” (Paperback; author: Ben Nussbaum; i5 Press)

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

KISS
“Shout It Out Loud: The Story of Kiss’s Destroyer and the Making of an American Icon” (Paperback; author: James Campion; Backbeat Books)

GERRY MULLIGAN
“Jeru’s Journey: The Life & Music of Gerry Mulligan” (Paperback; author: Sanford Josephson; Hal Leonard)

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

DAVE RUBIN
“Inside Rock Guitar: Four Decades of the Greatest Electric Rock Guitarists” (Paperback; Hal Leonard, Oct. 16)

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

SHEA SERRANO
“The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed” (Paperback; foreword by Ice-T; Abrams Image)

STING
“Sting and The Police: Walking in Their Footsteps” (Hardcover; author: Aaron West; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct. 16)

TEFLON (commercial artist/graphic designer)
“This Art 2 Tone” (Paperback; Kindle; Omnibus Press, Oct. 12)

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

THE WHO
“The Who: 50 Years of My Generation” (Hardcover; author: Mat Snow; Race Point Publishing, Oct. 15)

NEIL YOUNG
“Neil Young: American Traveller” (Paperback; author: Martin Halliwell; Reaktion Books, Oct. 15)

OCT. 20, 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)

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs” (Paperback; author: Hunter Davies; Little, Brown and Company)

KEVIN J. DONNELLY
“Magical Musical Tour: Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic, Oct. 22)

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

MICHAEL JACKSON
“MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson” (Hardcover; author: Steve Knopper; Scribner)

JEFF LYNNE
“Jeff Lynne: Electric Light Orchestra – Before and After” (Paperback; Fonthill Media, Oct. 19)

TYLER OAKLEY (pop-culture tastemaker)
“Binge” (Hardcover; Kindle; Gallery Books)

JOE PERRY
“Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith” (Paperback; co-author: David Ritz; Simon & Schuster)

ANDY POWELL
“Eyes Wide Open: True Tales of a Wishbone Ash Warrior” (Paperback; co-author: Colin Harper; Jawbone Press)

PRINCE
“Let’s Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain” (Paperback; author: Alan Light; Atria Books)

OCT. 27, 2015

THE BEACH BOYS
“The Beach Boys: America’s Band” (Hardcover; author: Johnny Morgan; Sterling)

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

JOHN CAGE
“Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)” (Hardcover; edited by Richard Kraft and Joe Biel; Siglio)

PHIL COLLEN (Def Leppard guitarist)
“Adrenalized: Life, Def Leppard, and Beyond” (Kindle; Hardcover; co-author: Chris Epting; Atria Books)

BOB DYLAN
“Everybody’s Heard about the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock N Roll in Minnesota” (Hardcover; authors: Philippe Margotin, Jean-Michel Guesdon; Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers)

RICK SHEFCHIK
“Everybody’s Heard about the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock N Roll in Minnesota” (Hardcover; University of Minnesota Press, Oct. 31)

FRANK SINATRA
“Sinatra: The Photographs” (Hardcover; author: Andrew Howick; foreword by Barbara Sinatra; Abrams)

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

NOV. 3, 2015

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

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

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

RONNIE GILBERT
“Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life in Song” (Hardcover; foreword by Holly Near; University of California Press, Nov. 6)

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

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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 Hollies: The Road Is Long” (Paperback; author: Brian Sothall; Clarksdale)

MICHAEL JACKSON
“Michael Jackson FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the King of Pop” (Paperback; author: Kit O’Toole; Backbeat Books)

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)

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

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

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

NIRVANA
“The Dead Straight Guide to Nirvana” (Paperback; author: Gillian G Gaar; Clarksdale)

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)

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

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

NEIL YOUNG
“Neil Young: Heart of Gold” (Hardcover; author: Harvey Kubernik; Backbeat Books)

NOV. 17, 2015

BOB DYLAN
“The Dead Straight Guide to Bob Dylan” (Paperback; author: Nigel Williamson; Clarksdale)

SARAH HILL
“San Francisco and the Long 60s” (Paperback; Bloomsbury Academic, Nov. 19)

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

TIMBALAND
“The Greatest” (Hardcover; Amistad)

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

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

NOV. 24, 2015

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” (Paperback; edited by Dennis McNally; foreword by Trixie Garcia; Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers)

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)

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

STEPHEN SONGHEIM
“On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide” (Hardcover; author: Ethan Mordden; Oxford University Press, Nov. 25)

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

DEC. 1, 2015

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

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)

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

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

DEC. 8, 2015

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

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

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)

DEC. 29, 2015

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

JAN. 5, 2016

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

JAN. 12, 2016

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. 26, 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. 27)

FEB. 2, 2016

KURT COBAIN
“Cobain on Cobain: Interviews and Encounters” (Hardcover; edited by Nick Soulsby; Chicago Review Press, Feb. 1)

RUTH POINTER
“Still So Excited! My Life in the Pointer Sisters” (Hardcover; co-author: Marshall Terrill; foreword by Natalie Cole; Triumph Books, Feb. 1)

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

THE RESIDENTS
“Never Known Questions: Five Decades of The Residents” (Paperback; author: Ian Shirley; Cherry Red Books, Feb. 1)

FEB. 16, 2016

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

FEB. 23, 2016

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

MARCH 1, 2016

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

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

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

MARCH 15, 2016

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

APRIL 19, 2016

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

APRIL 26, 2016

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

MAY 3, 2016

JEREMY MONTEIRO
“Jeremy Monteiro: Random Thoughts of a Jazz Musician” (Paperback; Marshall Cavendish International, May 7)

JUNE 7, 2016

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

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    More New Releases » April 2 and Beyond: Mark Bryan, Richie Furay, Leslie Jordan, Flock of Dimes, Dry Cleaning, Haunted Shed, La Femme, Sturgill Simpson, Bryce Dessner with the Australian String Quartet, Al Stewart, Taylor Swift, Cheap Trick, Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Merry Clayton, Fleetwood Mac, Parker Millsap, Eric Church, Greta Van Fleet, The Offspring, Escape the Fate, Tom Jones, Peter Frampton, Dinosaur Jr., Sir Sly, Dumpstaphunk, Marianne Faithfull, Mick Fleetwood & Friends, Birdy, The Dropkick Murphys, Shovels & Rope, Teenage Fanclub, The Coral, Royal Blood, Van Morrison, New Order, Nancy Wilson, Travis Tritt, Del Amitri, Paul Weller, The Chills, Juliana Hatfield, David Gray, Gary Numan, John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band, Mat Kearney, Ashley McBryde, Shannon McNally, Crowded House, James, Tristen, Wolf Alice, AFI, Joshua Radin, Ora The Molecule, Maggie Rose, and many more.

    More Upcoming Releases » Albums coming in 2021 but yet to be scheduled




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