By Stephen Davis (B Nick)
This book is all you’ve ever wanted to know about Fleetwood Mac’s mesmerizing frontwoman. Gold Dust Woman is a more intimate look into the life of Stevie Nicks. It dives much deeper into her personal struggles as well as her success in becoming a solo artist.
By Robbie Robertson (B Robe, CD B Robe)
In this captivating memoir, written over five years of reflection, Robbie Robertson employs his unique storyteller’s voice to weave together the journey that led him to some of the most pivotal events in music history.
By Matt Richards (B Merc)
This book is full of previously unknown and startling facts about the singer and his life. Read about his lifelong search for love and personal fulfilment, and of his tragic battle with the HIV virus in the mid-1980s.
By Warren Zanes (B Pett)
An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty. Written by the accomplished writer and musician Warren Zanes, who had the pleasure of touring with and interviewing Tom Petty over the years.
By Charlie Daniels (B Dani)
A tale of hard work, musical discovery, and faith, Charlie Daniels’s journey is one of a kind. Readers will experience a soft, personal side of Charlie Daniels that has never before been documented.
By John Oates (B Oate)
John uncovers the grit and struggle it took to secure a recording contract with the legendary Atlantic Records for Hall and Oates. He chronicles the artistic twists and turns that resulted in a DJ discovering an obscure album track that would become their first hit record.
By Dylan Jones (B Bowi)
David Bowie is an epic, unforgettable book about a man whose enigmatic shapeshifting and irrepressible creativity produced one of the most sprawling, fascinating lives of our time. New facts and stories from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators make this quite an interesting read.
By David Yaffe (B Mitc, CD B Mitc)
Reckless Daughter is the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how a blond girl with a guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s. This book reveals the backstory behind the famous songs, and shows us why Mitchell has enthralled so many listeners.
By Elaine M. Hayes (B Vaug)
Queen of Bepop unravels the many myths and misunderstandings that have surrounded Sarah Vaughan while offering insights into this notoriously private woman, her creative process, and, ultimately, her genius. Follow Vaughan from her hometown of Newark, NJ to the Waldorf Astoria and on to the world stage.
By Jonathan Gould (B Redd)
Widely regarded as the quintessential soul singer of the 1960s, an aura of myth and mystery has always surrounded Otis Redding’s life. This book presents a fully-formed portrait of Redding's background, his upbringing, and his professional career.
By Derek Taylor (B Tayl)
Originally published in 1973, this new edition presents an insight into the life of Derek Taylor and his journey as the journalist for the Beatles. With memories and anecdotes so vivid and immediate, you’ll find yourself plunged into the beating heart of 1960s counterculture.
By Seymour Stein (B Stei)
Stein’s memoir tells of his life as a music executive, in what is an entertaining ride though music history. He wonderfully captures his love for the music business and introducing music-lovers to bands such as the Ramones and Depeche Mode.
By Rita Coolidge (B Cool)
Following her story from Lafayette, Tennessee to becoming one of the most sought after rock vocalists in LA in the 1970s, Delta Lady chronicles Rita Coolidge's fascinating journey throughout the '60s-'70s pop/rock universe. She sang backup for Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, and Stills, before finding fame as a solo artist.
By Lyanda Lynn Haupt (B Moza)
On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version his Piano Concerto no. 17. Sensing a kindred spirit, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet. Haupt explores the unlikely and remarkable bond between one of history's most cherished composers and one of earth's most common birds.