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  1. Escaping Extermination

    Written shortly after the close of World War II, Escaping Extermination tells the poignant story of war, survival, and rebirth for a young, already acclaimed, Jewish Hungarian concert pianist, Agi Jambor. Learn More
    £14.99

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  2. The Great White Way

    Musicals reflect the political and social issues of their day. Warren Hoffman investigates the thematic content of the Broadway musical and considers how musicals work on a structural level, allowing them to simultaneously present and hide their racial agendas in plain view of their audiences. Learn More
    £23.95

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  3. Can't Be Faded

    A collaboration between Kyle DeCoste and more than a dozen members of the Stooges Brass Band, past and present. Told with humor and candour, this book is as much a personal account of the Stooges' careers as it is a story of New Orleans' musicians and a coming-of-age tale about black men in the United States at the turn of the twenty-first century. Learn More
    £23.50

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  4. Heart Full of Soul

    Offers the first full-length biography of Keith Relf, frontman for the Yardbirds and one of the great tragic characters in rock history. Keith's moody vocals and harmonica helped to define the Yardbirds' sound on a string of innovative hit records that influenced garage rock, psychedelia, blues rock, hard rock and heavy metal. Learn More
    £27.95

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  5. What Is Post-Punk?

    Combines a close reading of the late-1970s music press discourse with musical analyses and theories of identity to unpack post-punk's status as a genre. Mimi Haddon traces the discursive foundations of post-punk and presents case studies of bands including Wire, PiL, Joy Division, the Raincoats, and Pere Ubu. Learn More
    £54.95

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  6. Stage Money

    For decades roughly 80% of Broadway productions have failed to recoup their original investments. In light of this shocking and harsh reality, how does the show go on? Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson answer this question and many others in this updated edition of their popular, straightforward guide to understanding professional theatre finances. Learn More
    £58.95

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  7. Johnny Cash International

    Examines digital and real-world fan communities and the individuals who comprise them, profiling their relationships to Cash and each other. Studying Johnny Cash's international fans and their love for the man reveals new insights about music, fandom, and the United States. Learn More
    £21.95

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  8. Whitechapel Noise

    Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks, and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions London's Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Learn More
    £79.50

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  9. Stage Money

    For decades roughly 80% of Broadway productions have failed to recoup their original investments. In light of this shocking and harsh reality, how does the show go on? Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson answer this question and many others in this updated edition of their popular, straightforward guide to understanding professional theatre finances. Learn More
    £19.95

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  10. Pressed for All Time

    Discover the stories behind some of jazz's best-selling and most influential albums in this collection of oral histories gathered by music scholar and writer Michael Jarrett. Drawing together interviews with over fifty producers, musicians, engineers, and executives, Jarrett shines a light on the world of making jazz records. Learn More
    £25.95

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  11. Long Walk Home

    Bruce Springsteen might be the quintessential American rock musician but his songs have resonated with fans from all walks of life and from all over the world. This unique collection features reflections from an array of writers who explain what Springsteen means to them and describe how they have been moved, shaped, and challenged by his music. Learn More
    £20.50

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  12. The Queen Next Door

    Linda Solomon met Aretha Franklin in 1983 when she was just beginning her career as a photo journalist and newspaper columnist. The Queen Next Door is a book full of firsts as Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha'smusic career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family's most cherished moments. Learn More
    £32.50

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  13. Music Makers

    Features photographs, biographies, interviews, and lyrics from sixty-six real and rooted originals such as Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, Cootie Stark, Mudcat, Macavine Hayes, and Drink Small. The music of America exists in these largely forgotten artists who link us back to our earliest history. Learn More
    £27.95

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  14. Fictional Blues

    Unpacks the figure of the blues performer, moving from early singers such as Ma Rainey and Big Mama Thornton to contemporary musicians such as Amy Winehouse and Jack White to reveal that blues makers have long used their songs, performances, interviews, and writings to invent personas that resist racial, social, economic, and gendered oppression. Learn More
    £22.95

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  15. Whitechapel Noise

    Archive material from the London Yiddish press, songbooks, and satirical writing offers a window into an untold cultural life of the Yiddish East End. Whitechapel Noise positions London's Yiddish popular culture in historical perspective within Anglo-Jewish history, English socialist aesthetics, and music-hall culture, and shows its relationship to the transnational Yiddish-speaking world. Learn More
    £25.95

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  16. Rosalyn Tureck

    Rosalyn Tureck was the first twentieth-century artist to make the Goldberg Variations and all-Bach recitals popular, earning recognition and praise for bringing Bach to the world. Now we have an autobiography by Ms. Tureck (1913–2003), the renowned keyboard artist and scholar who dedicated her life to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Learn More
    £59.95

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