Music Books

Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (May 12 and beyond)

MAY 12, 2015

RICK BUCKLER (former drummer of The Jam)
“That’s Entertainment: My Life in The Jam” (Paperback; co-author: Ian Snowball; Kindle; Omnibus Press, May 11)

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)

QUESTLOVE
“Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove” (Paperback; co-author: Ben Greenman; Grand Central Publishing)

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)

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

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)

MAY 26, 2015

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

DAVID BOWIE
“David Bowie: The Music and the Changes” (Kindle; Omnibus Press, May 30)

MATTHEW COLLIN
“Pop Grenade – From Public Enemy to Pussy Riot: Dispatches from Musical Frontlines” (Paperback; Zero Books, May 29)

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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 5)

TOBY CRESWELL
“RocKwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time” (Kindle; SBS, June 1)

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)

MICHAEL GARNICE
“The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae: The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through Its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten” (Hardcover; Equinox Publishing, June 1)

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)

MARK RIBOWSKY
“Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul” (Kindle; Hardcover; Liveright, June 1)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

ABBA
“ABBA: The Name of the Game” (Paperback; authors: Andrew Oldham, Tony Calder, Colin Irwin; Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., June 25)

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

BEN GRAHAM
“A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas’s Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond” (Paperback; Zero Books, June 26)

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)

PETER SHAPIRO
“Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco” (Kindle; Faber & Faber)

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

JUNE 30, 2015

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

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

DAVE GROHL
“Dave Grohl – Times Like His: Foo Fighters, Nirvana and Other Misadventures” (Paperback; author: Martin James; Music Press Books, July 2)

ZAYN MALIK
“Zayn: A New Direction” (Hardcover; author: Sarah Oliver; John Blake Publishing Ltd., July 2)

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

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

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

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

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

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)

JULY 14, 2015

RANDY BLYTHE (of Lamb of God)
“Dark Days: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Kindle; Da Capo Press)

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

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

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

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

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

KRAFTWERK
“Kraftwerk: Publikation” (Paperback; a biography by David Buckley; Kindle; Omnibus Press, July 13)

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)

DAVID POGUE and SCOTT SPECK
“Classic Music For Dummies” (Paperback; For Dummies, July 13)

QUEEN
“Queen, Revised & Updated: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock” (Paperback; author: Phil Sutcliffe; Voyageur Press, July 15)

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, 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)

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; 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

TEFLON (commercial artist/graphic designer)
“This Art 2 Tone” (Paperback; 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)

OCT. 20, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

NOV. 3, 2015

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

TIMBALAND
“The Greatest” (Hardcover; Amistad)

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

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)

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

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

DEC. 1, 2015

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

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

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

JAN. 19, 2016

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

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)

MARCH 1, 2016

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

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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