• Emerald Street

    Emerald Street

    Abe, Daudi J.

    Abe chronicles the development of Seattle hip hop from its earliest days, drawing on interviews with artists and journalists to trace how the elements of hip hop--rapping, DJing, breaking, and graffiti--flourished in the Seattle scene. -- publisher's copy

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  • Brother Robert

    Brother Robert

    Anderson, Annye C.

    In conversation with journalist Lauterbach (Bluff City), Anderson offers vivid, personal glimpses of her stepbrother, legendary blues musician Robert Johnson (1911--1938), providing a colorful picture of the bluesman while attempting to debunk the myths surrounding him. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Nothin' but A Good Time

    Nothin' but A Good Time

    Beaujour, Tom/ Bienstock, Richard

    Metalheads and those with a fondness for the over-the-top antics that marked the genre and era are in for a treat. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • The Meaning of Mariah Carey

    The Meaning of Mariah Carey

    Carey, Mariah

    100% Mariah, unburdened by filler material and written with pure heart and soul for both die-hard and casual fans. -- Kirkus

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  • The Baddest Bitch in the Room

    The Baddest Bitch in the Room

    Chang, Sophia

    This impassioned memoir is filled with energy and will appeal to fans of early rap and the Wu-Tang Clan. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Chasin' the Bird

    Chasin' the Bird

    Chisholm, Dave

    Chisholm (Instrumental), a musician and cartoonist, delivers a biographical treasure on the life and music of bebop innovator Charlie Parker (1920--1955) -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Indian Sun

    Indian Sun

    Craske, Oliver

    A sprawling, ably written biography of Ravi Shankar (1920-2012), marking the centenary of his birth. -- Kirkus

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  • Remain in Love

    Remain in Love

    Frantz, Chris

    Mixing punk, new wave, pop, dance, and world music, Talking Heads were one of rock's great innovative bands as well as commercial and critical genre favorites in the later 1970s and 1980s. Here, drummer and cofounder Frantz recounts his own life and the band's story in a rich, entertaining memoir. -- Library Journal

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  • Glitter up the Dark

    Glitter up the Dark

    Geffen, Sasha

    In her debut book, the author traces gender transgression in pop music back to its roots in the blues. -- Kirkus

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  • Whose Blues?

    Whose Blues?

    Gussow, Adam

    A blues scholar and musician navigates the muddy waters of the genre’s racial divisions. -- Kirkus

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