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Published on October 29th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Music Book Store (Oct. 29 and Beyond)

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

Read on.

OCT. 29 RELEASES

BOOKER T. JONES
“Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Free Preview; Little, Brown and Company)

ALLISON MOORER
“Blood: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Free Preview; Da Capo Press)

DONALD S. PASSMAN
“All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition” (Hardcover; Simon & Schuster)

PRINCE
“The Beautiful Ones” (Hardcover; 288-page project combines the late pop star’s unfinished manuscript with never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets; Read here; Digital Book; Random House)

RUSH
“RUSH: Wandering the Face of the Earth – The Official Touring History” (Hardcover; authors: Skip Daly, Eric Hansen; Merch; Insight Editions)

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OCT. 30 RELEASES

ERIC CLAPTON
“Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton” (Hardcover; author: Philip Norman; Little, Brown and Company)

NOV. 5 RELEASES

JOHNNY CASH
“Trains, Jesus, and Murder: The Gospel According to Johnny Cash” (Paperback; author: Richard Beck; Digital Book; Merch; Fortress Press)

EMINEM
“Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem” (Hardcover; author: Anthony Bozza; Digital Book; Merch; Da Capo Press)

FLEA
“Acid for the Children: A Memoir” (Hardcover; foreword by Patti Smith; Digital Book; On Tour; Merch; Grand Central Publishing)

LEIF GARRETT
“Idol Truth: A Memoir” (Hardcover; co-author: Chris Epting; Digital Book; Post Hill Press)

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NOV. 12 RELEASES

THE BEATLES
“The Beatles from A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour” (Hardcover; author: Peter Asher; Digital Book; Merch; Henry Holt and Co.)

DALE BELL
“Woodstock: Interviews and Recollections” (Hardcover; Rare Bird Books)

WHITNEY HOUSTON
“A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston” (Hardcover; author: Robyn Crawford; Digital Book; Dutton)

NOV. 15 RELEASES

PRINCE
“I Wonder U: How Prince Went Beyond Race and Back” (Paperback; author: Adilifu Nama; Merch; Rutgers University Press)

NOV. 19 RELEASES

JOE JONAS, KEVIN JONAS & NICK JONAS
“Blood” (Hardcover; co-author: Neil Strauss; Digital Book; On Tour; Merch; Feiwel & Friends)

MALCOLM McLAREN
“Malcolm McLaren: The Autobiography” (Hardcover; Red Planet)

COLE PORTER
“The Letters of Cole Porter” (Hardcover; editors: Cliff Eisen, Dominic McHugh; Yale University Press)

PRINCE
“My Name Is Prince” (Hardcover; author: photographer Randee St. Nicholas; 380-plus page collection of published and previously unseen images; Amistad)

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
“13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History” (Hardcover; author: Paul Drummond; Anthology Editions)

ED WARD
“The History of Rock & Roll, Volume II: 1964–1977: The Beatles, the Stones, and the Rise of Classic Rock” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Flatiron Books)

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NOV. 26 RELEASES

LAMONT DOZIER
“How Sweet It Is: A Songwriter’s Reflections on Music, Motown and the Mystery of the Muse” (Hardcover; co-author: Scott B. Bomar; BMG Books)

DEC. 3 RELEASES

ANDREA CORR
“Barefoot Pilgrimage: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Digital Book; Free Preview; HarperCollins)

DEC. 10 RELEASES

THE MISFITS
“Scream With Me: The Enduring Legacy of the Misfits” (Hardcover; authors: Tom Bejgrowicz, Jeremy Dean; Digital Book; Abrams)

DEC. 15 RELEASES

STANLEY GREEN
“Broadway Musicals, Show by Show” (Paperback, Ninth Edition; revised and updated by Cary Ginell; Applause)

FRANK ZAPPA
“The Hot Rats Book: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of Frank Zappa’s Hot Rats” (Hardcover; author: Bill Gubbins; Merch; Backbeat Books)

DEC. 24 RELEASES

MARTIN POPOFF
“Satisfaction: 10 Albums That Changed My Life” (Paperback; foreword by Heart’s Nancy Wilson; Krause Publications)

JAN. 14 RELEASES

THE ASSOCIATION
“Along Comes The Association: Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits” (Hardcover; authors: founding member Russ Giguere, Ashley Wren Collins; Rare Bird Books)

GIBBY HAYNES (frontman of Butthole Surfers)
“Me & Mr. Cigar” (Hardcover; YA novel about a boy and his dog; Hear here; Digital Book; Soho Teen)

FEB. 11 RELEASES

TALIB KWELI
“Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story” (Hardcover; Digital Book; MCD)

FEB. 18 RELEASES

DAVE BRUBECK
“Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time” (Hardcover; author: Philip Clark; Digital Book; Da Capo Press)

JEREMY CAMP
“I Still Believe: A Memoir” (Paperback; Digital Book; Thomas Nelson)

MARCH 31 RELEASES

ALICIA KEYS
“More Myself: A Journey” (Hardcover; contributor: Michelle Burford; Digital Book; Flatiron Books)

APRIL 7 RELEASES

PATTIE BOYD
“Pattie Boyd: My Life Through a Lens” (Hardcover; Read here; Insight Editions)

APRIL 27 RELEASES

NAT KING COLE
“Straighten Up and Fly Right: The Life & Music of Nat King Cole” (Paperback; author: Will Friedwald; Oxford University Press)

APRIL 28 RELEASES

MARK LANEGAN
“Sing Backwards and Weep: A Memoir” (Hardcover; Digital Book; On Tour; Da Capo Press)

MAY 14 RELEASES

JUDY GARLAND
“Judy Garland’s Judy at Carnegie Hall (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Manuel Betancourt; Merch; Bloomsbury Academic)

ELTON JOHN
“Elton John’s Blue Moves (33 1/3)” (Paperback; author: Matthew Restall; On Tour; Merch; Bloomsbury Academic)

MAY 15 RELEASES

AMERICA
“America, the Band: An Authorized Biography” (Hardcover; author: Jude Warne; foreword by Billy Bob Thornton; On Tour; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

PHIL OCHS
“I’m Gonna Say It Now: The Writings of Phil Ochs” (Hardcover; edited by David Cohen; Backbeat Books)

MAY 25 RELEASES

MARK WEISS
“The Decade That Rocked: The Photography of Mark ‘Weissguy’ Weiss” (Hardcover; author: Richard Bienstock, with Daniel Siwek; foreword by Rob Halford; Insight Editions)

JUNE 9 RELEASES

XXXTENTACION
“Look at Me! The XXXTentacion Story” (Paperback; author: Jonathan Reiss; Digital Book; Da Capo Press)

JUNE 16 RELEASES

DAVE BRUBECK
“Digging Dave Brubeck and Time Out!” (Paperback; author: Alan Goldsher; Post Hill Press)


About the Author

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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