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Ace Records: Labels Unlimited
David Stubbs.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906155032.  Daedalus Item Code: 53150
 
Now the world's foremost blues, rockabilly, soul, and rock 'n' roll re-issue label, Britain's independent Ace Records label has been responsible for unearthing lost classics and neglected pioneers ... (Read More)
 
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All Hopped Up and Ready to Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927–77
Tony Fletcher.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393334838.  Daedalus Item Code: 21110
 
With great attention to the colorful characters behind the sounds—from Dizzy Gillespie to Tito Puente, Bob Dylan, and the Ramones—musical biographer and Jamming! magazine founder Tony Fletcher ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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The Art Pepper Companion: Writings on a Jazz Original
Todd Selbert, ed.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780815412656.  Daedalus Item Code: 51024
 
Deemed by many jazz lovers to be the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker era, Art Pepper (1925–82) played with Benny Carter, Stan Kenton, and Buddy Rich's Big Band. He was dogged by ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles: The Illustrated and Updated Edition of the Best-selling Authorized Biography
Hunter Davies.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393328868.  Daedalus Item Code: 61192
 
The only authorized biographer of the Beatles, Hunter Davies spent 18 months with them when they were at the peak of their musical creativity and popularity, earning their trust and encouragement, ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles and Philosophy: Nothing You Can Think That Can't Be Thunk
Michael Baur & Steven Baur, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812696066.  Daedalus Item Code: 61574
 
The Beatles rapidly evolved from writing innocent teenage love lyrics to posing profound and disturbing questions about society and reality. Their work and their influence distilled both the ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Solo: The Illustrated Chronicles of John, Paul, George, and Ringo After the Beatles
Mat Snow.
Publisher: Race Point.   Format: 4 vols..
ISBN: 9781937994266.  Daedalus Item Code: 61928
 
It seems entirely fitting that this look at the Beatles after they were the Beatles should be handsomely presented as four individual volumes slipcased together. Heavily illustrated, and ... (Read More)
 
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Beethoven: The Man Revealed
John Suchet.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416145011.  Daedalus Item Code: 61107
 
Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong interest in Ludwig van Beethoven and his music. Here he illuminates the composer's difficult childhood, his struggle to ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Britten: A Life for Music
Neil Powell.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805097740.  Daedalus Item Code: 54489
 
The son of a dentist and an amateur musician, Benjamin Britten began composing at the age of five, and by his death in 1976 was considered the best English composer of the last 300 years. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Bernstein's Orchestral Music: An Owner's Manual
David Hurwitz.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671933.  Daedalus Item Code: 41850
 
Leonard Bernstein's fame as a conductor and general cultural phenomenon has overshadowed his genius as a composer, despite the fact that some of his orchestral music has entered the standard ... (Read More)
 
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Blues & Chaos: The Music Writing of Robert Palmer
Robert Palmer. Anthony DeCurtis, ed.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416599753.  Daedalus Item Code: 53959
 
This anthology surveys the finest work of a writer who "set the standard for newspaper pop-music criticism" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Robert Palmer was the New York Times' first chief ... (Read More)
 
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