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Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,390. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell.
Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tesla’s Brian Wheat lifts the lid on living the rock ’n’ roll life while struggling with anxiety, depression, and other issues seldom discussed by musicians.
Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
"Starting Over" is an oral history of the making of Double Fantasy and the definitive account of John Lennon’s last days with fascinating, insightful commentary from all of the key players involved
Play Hard
Series: The Devil's Share. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
After years of pining for his best friend, a woman he could never have, Devil's Share drummer Luke Matthews finally meets his true match in the savvy Harlow Davis.
Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who died tragically after just one album, but inspired a generation of musicians. His manager Dave Lory speaks out after 20 years of silence and interviews others who knew Buckley professionally, creatively, and intimately.
The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
HE WAS THERE! Apple Records former US manager Ken Mansfield takes a touching and comprehensive look back on one of Rock’n’Roll’s most significant events, while bringing an insider’s perspective to the days leading up to those 42 fascinating minutes of the Beatles monumental Rooftop Concert.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Who gave the drugs to the Beatles? I didn’t invent those things. I bought it from someone who got it from somebody. We never invented the stuff.’ – John Lennon The only full-length study of the Beatles and drugs, Riding So High documents the Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage drinking and pill-popping, to cannabis, LSD, the psychedelic Summer of Love and the darkness beyond.
The Doors Examined
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Doors Examined examines The Doors and the band's members. It is comprised of selected acclaimed and original articles from The Doors Examiner and serves up content that assesses The Doors' seminal albums, how the group’s music has influenced other artists, and key people in the band’s history; people like Jim Morrison, Jac Holzman, Paul Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, and Pam Courson.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Ronnie Lane - Can You Show Me A Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Kaleidoscope. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ronald Frederick “Ronnie” Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: the Small Faces where he was nicknamed “Plonk” and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new members added to the line-up (from The Jeff Beck Group), who dubbed him “Three-Piece”.
Royalty
Series: RiffRaff Records. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Despite being born to Hollywood royalty, Mason Maxwell signed with RiffRaff Records on his own merits--which is also the only way he'll win the down-to-earth Payton Adkins.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon".
From Albion To Shangri-La
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Truthful, provocative and sensitive, ‘From Albion to Shangri-La’ chronicles six tumultuous years in the life of Libertines and Babyshambles frontman, Peter Doherty, in entries from his personal diaries.The book hit headlines upon release in July 2014, not least because of entries about the rock star's famous, often tragic, friends including Peaches Geldof, Amy Winehouse and a certain supermodel.
There Was A Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell and the Rise of Big Star
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2020 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“…the holy grail of information on Big Star and the late Chris Bell. An oral history spanning 400 pages, There Was A Light is exhaustive in its detail and entrancing in its storytelling.” —Under the Radar
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader is a provocative new e-collection of illustrated essays, accompanied by illustrative online mixtapes, which interrogates Nick Cave’s literary undertones and emphases, false-starts and fixations, achievements and overall credentials.
Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Hawkwind: Sonic Assassins relates the long and twisting history of one of the most iconic British rock bands, told through interviews with many of the legion of musicians who have passed through the ranks.
Lords of the Sunset Strip
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 202,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by The Spencer Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Lords of the Sunset Strip” is the brutally honest, ribald and hilarious memoir of actor and writer Blackie Dammett—AKA John Kiedis—who happens to be the father of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Monkees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!” Who doesn’t remember those famous words? This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Micky, Davy, Peter and Michael were America's answer to the Beatles. They were a great band (after a little practice), they had their own television show and they even made a movie. Return to the Sixties and remember the Monkees.
Let It Rock! The Reverend's Archives, Volume 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Let It Rock! is a collection of rock ‘n’ blues album and book reviews written by the “Reverend of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Let It Rock! features over 100 album and book reviews, covering the greatest artists of rock and blues music. If you love music, let this book be your guide to your next album purchases!
Musical Guide to In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Court Of The Crimson King".