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  • The Saddest Music Ever Writtenby Thomas Larson

    Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 14.99

    An exploration of the cultural impact of Samuel Barber?s Adagio for Strings , the Pietá of music, and its enigmatic composer   In the first book ever to explore Samuel Barber?s Adagio for Strings ,music and literary critic Thomas Larson tells the story of the prodigal composer, his seminal masterpiece and its fascinating history as America?s... more...

  • Dukeby Bill Gutman

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    Edward Kennedy ?Duke? Ellington was one of jazz?s greatest innovators. Join Bill Gutman as he explores the fascinating life of this legend from his birth at the turn of the century to his death at the age of seventy-five. Interviewing Duke?s friends, fans, and fellow musicians, Gutman documents the progress of a man who dedicated his life to crafting... more...

  • 27: Janis Joplinby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 4.99

    Janis Joplin, singer-songwriter, counterculture icon, the Queen of rock and roll, died aged just 27. During a short four-year career, blighted by alcoholism and drug abuse, she changed the face of music, carving out opportunities for a generation of female talent. Her powerful, raw vocals touched fans of folk music, blues and soul alike, with recordings... more...

  • 27: Jim Morrisonby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 6.99

    Jim Morrison, musician, singer and poet was found dead, the victim of a suspected heroin overdose, in a Paris apartment bathtub in 1971. He was 27. Morrison was a talented, charismatic, wild-tempered cultural cipher. He struggled to cope with his exalted status and his death, officially from heart failure, remains shrouded in mystery. In 27: Jim... more...

  • 27: Amy Winehouseby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 6.99

    In 27: Amy Winehouse , the first in a series of exclusive ebooks, acclaimed music writer Chris Salewicz celebrates the life of one of the most talented performers of recent times. In an intimate mini-biography, he explores Amy's artistic influences and inspirations, her ability to capture the imagination and her appetite for self-destruction.... more...

  • 27: Robert Johnsonby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 4.99

    Robert Johnson was, according to Eric Clapton, "the most important blues singer that ever lived." An itinerant street musician, with a weakness for whisky and women, his is a life of pure legend-the man who sold his soul for the devil, and thereby invented modern music. Precious little is known about his 27 years, or the circumstances of his... more...

  • 27: Jimi Hendrixby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 6.99

    James Marshall 'Jimi' Hendrix is the most famous and perhaps the most innovative guitarist in music history. He died aged 27. In this thought-provoking mini-biography, acclaimed author Chris Salewicz attends not just to Hendrix's virtuoso skill, but also to his enigmatic and unpredictable character. He explores Hendrix's status as psychedelic... more...

  • 27: Brian Jonesby Chris Salewicz

    Quercus 2014; US$ 6.99

    Brian Jones, multi-instrumentalist, visionary and the "golden boy of the '60s", was, at the age of 27, the first rock casualty of his generation. A strange, somewhat impenetrable character, Brian Jones was a founding member and guiding spirit of The Rolling Stones. Adored and misunderstood in equal measure, Jones was perhaps the most creatively... more...

  • Season of the Witchby Peter Bebergal

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    This epic cultural and historical odyssey unearths the full influence of occult traditions on rock and roll?from the Beatles to Black Sabbath?and shows how the marriage between mysticism and music changed our world. From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of Elvis Presley to the Eastern odysseys of George Harrison, from the dark dalliances of Led Zeppelin... more...

  • The Frontmanby Harry Browne

    Verso Books 2013; US$ 16.95

    Celebrity philanthropy comes in many guises, but no single figure better encapsulates its delusions, pretensions and wrongheadedness than U2?s iconic frontman, Bono?a fact neither sunglasses nor leather pants can hide. More than a mere philanthropist?indeed, he lags behind many of his peers when it comes to parting with his own money?Bono is better... more...