For the Musical Soul

The Beatles: Get Back By The Beatles, Peter Jackson (Foreword by), Hanif Kureishi (Introduction by) Cover Image
By The Beatles, Peter Jackson (Foreword by), Hanif Kureishi (Introduction by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780935112962
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Published: Callaway Arts & Entertainment - October 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Music Is History By Questlove Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
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Published: Abrams Image - October 19th, 2021

Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.


King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King By Daniel de Vise Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802158055
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Published: Grove Press - October 5th, 2021

The first full and authoritative biography of an American--indeed a world-wide--musical and cultural legend.

"No one worked harder than B.B. No one inspired more up-and-coming artists. No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues."--President Barack Obama


I Take My Coffee Black: Reflections on Tupac, Musical Theater, Faith, and Being Black in America By Tyler Merritt, Jimmy Kimmel (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Tyler Merritt, Jimmy Kimmel (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781546029410
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Published: Worthy Books - September 14th, 2021

As a 6'2" dreadlocked black man, Tyler Merritt knows what it feels like to be stereotyped as threatening, which can have dangerous consequences. But he also knows that proximity to people who are different from ourselves can be a cure for racism. 

Tyler Merritt's video "Before You Call the Cops" has been viewed millions of times.


Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres By Kelefa Sanneh Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525559597
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Published: Penguin Press - October 5th, 2021

One of Oprah Daily's 20 Favorite Books of 2021 • Selected as one of Pitchfork's Best Music Books of the Year

One of the best books of its kind in decades.The Wall Street Journal


Led Zeppelin: The Biography By Bob Spitz Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399562426
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of the Beatles comes the authoritative account of the group many call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, and certainly one of the most notorious


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The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller * Named one of Variety's Best Music Books of 2021 * Included in Audible's Best of The Year list * A Business Insider Best Memoirs of 2021 * One of NME's Best Music Books of 2021


So, I've written a book.


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


Dvorak's Prophecy: And the Vexed Fate of Black Classical Music By Joseph Horowitz, George Shirley (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Joseph Horowitz, George Shirley (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393881240
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 23rd, 2021

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2021

A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America "stayed white"—how it got to be that way and what can be done about it.


Nina Simone's Gum By Warren Ellis Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780571365623
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Published: Faber & Faber - October 19th, 2021

From award-winning musician and composer Warren Ellis comes the unexpected and inspiring story of a piece of chewing gum. Featuring an introduction from Nick Cave.


Nina: A Story of Nina Simone By Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524737283
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

A 2022 Coretta Scott King Book Award Honoree!
 
This luminous, defining picture book biography illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Christian Robinson, tells the remarkable and inspiring story of acclaimed singer Nina Simone and her bold, defiant, and exultant legacy.

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Hip-Hop (And Other Things) By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538730225
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Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.


Ten Masterpieces of Music By Harvey Sachs Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495182
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Published: Liveright - October 26th, 2021

Some pieces of music survive. Most fall into oblivion. What gives the ten masterpieces selected for this book their exceptional vitality?


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