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✨✧ BlutchTotal Jazz (hardcover) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Very vivid jazz comics from French cartoonist Blutch – all of which originally appeared in the overseas Jazzman magazine – and work really well here together! Blutch's work is different than most jazz cartoons you'll ever see – as he really puts things out there – either ... (Books) read more Book

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✨✧ GoblinGoblin – Seven Notes In Red (paperback) ... Book
Anja Bound, 2017. New Copy ... $25.99 29.98
The music of Goblin has wowed American audiences for years – from their first few soundtracks for classic Italian giallo films, to their recent revival and concert performances! Yet the full story of the group's never been told in English – until the arrival of this huge and well-resear ... (Books) read more Book

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Okwui Enwezor/Markus MullerECM – A Cultural Archaeology (hardcover) ... Book
Prestel (Germany), 2012. New Copy ... $24.99 60.00
Maybe the most beautiful tribute we've ever seen to the legendary ECM jazz label – a huge book that showcases the artwork and images of the label's many years of music – and also offers up a number of critical essays too! The format is that of a heavy art book – as the volume was ... (Books) read more Book

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Lawrence BlockBorderline (hardcover) ... Book
Hard Case Crime (UK), 1958. New Copy ... $4.99 23.99
Early pulp from mystery writer Lawrence Block – pulled from a time when he was just getting started, and wasn't afraid to use the sort of grittier styles that were popular in magazine fiction of the period! The story is set on the Tex/Mex border, in Juarez and El Paso – and in a way, ... (Books) read more Book
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John SzwedBillie Holiday – The Musician & The Myth (hardcover) ... Book
Viking, 2015. New Copy ... $3.99 28.95
John Szwed has given us pivotal books on Miles Davis and Sun Ra – and this time around, he's turning his eye to the life and music of Billie Holiday – offering up a very fresh vision of the oft-told tale of the singer and her career! As the title might imply, Szwed gets past the myth ... (Books) read more Book

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Maurice White with Herb PowellMy Life With Earth Wind & Fire (hardcover) ... Book
HarperCollins, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 27.99
A surprisingly personal memoir from Maurice White – the mighty force behind Earth Wind & Fire, who may well be one of our favorite soul groups of all time! White came up the hard way, and really found release in music – first on the Chicago scene with Ramsey Lewis at Chess Records, ... (Books) read more Book
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Steven BlushNew York Rock – From The Rise Of The Velvet Underground To The Fall Of CBGB ... Book
St Martins, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 34.99
That's quite a cover photo on the book – and the interweaving of key talents in the image really gets at the style of the narrative within! Author Steven Blush delivers a decidedly one-sided document of the New York scene from the late 60s onward – a picture of countless creative ... (Books) read more Book
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Rob ChapmanPsychedelia & Other Colours (hardcover) ... Book
Faber & Faber (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 36.00
An incredibly dense book on the psychedelic scene of the 60s – a huge volume that not only looks at an impressive array of music, but also the wider trippy culture, too – but all with a level of text that goes far beyond most of the thinner volumes on the period! Many of the chapter ... (Books) read more Book

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Marcus O'DairDifferent Every Time – The Authorised Biography Of Robert Wyatt ... Book
Soft Skull, 2014. New Copy ... $3.99 19.95
Robert Wyatt isn't just different every time – he's different right from the start – as you'll read in this book on his amazing life in music – from his early years in Soft Machine, to his reinvented solo self of the 70s, to his phenomenal later career, when he's just kept ... (Books) read more Book

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David MaranissOnce In A Great City – A Detroit Story (hardcover) ... Book
Simon & Schuster, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 32.50
Not just a book on Motown – despite the image of The Supremes on the cover – but a story of Detroit itself – told as a series of intersecting paths that include the famous soul music label, as well as all the manufacturers, cultures, communities, and political forces that were ... (Books) read more Book
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Elvis CostelloUnfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (hardcover) ... Book
Penguin Books, 2015. New Copy ... $5.99 30.00
A wonderfully-written autobiography from Elvis Costello – a book that's not only completely illuminating for any fan of his music, but which stands quite strongly on his own, even if you're not a longtime fan of the man himself! The volume almost sets a new standard for musician ... (Books) read more Book
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Alan ClaysonSerge Gainsbourg – A View From The Exterior ... Book
Sanctuary (UK), 1998. New Copy Book ... $2.99 12.95
One of the few English language looks we've ever seen at the music of Serge Gainsbourg – a well-penned biography that covers all of his classic years in a fair bit of detail! Author Alan Clayson does a good job of paying as much attention to the music as he does to Serge's celebrity – ... (Books) read more Book

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Masato AsouSamba – Selected 500 Over Titles Of Discs – Dig Disc Guide Series ... Book
Shinko Music (Japan), 2005. New Copy ... $24.99
An excellent dig through the world of rare samba records from Brazil – a Japanese book that's put together in the same style as some of the boss and jazz discographies from that scene! The mission here is simple and clear – a way of presenting key samba records and rare gems – ... (Books) read more Book

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Gary Calamar & Phil GalloRecord Store Days – From Vinyl To Digital & Back Again (paperback) ... Book
Sterling, 2010. New Copy ... $10.99 14.99
Somebody's finally gone out and written a book about one subject we can really get behind – the Record Store – and not only that, they've done a beautiful job with the entire package too! The book takes a look at the importance of the record store – not just historically, but ... (Books) read more Book

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Sal MaidaFour Strings, Phony Proof & 300 45s – Adventures From Roxy Music, Sparks & Milk N Cookies ... Book
HoZac, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A pretty amazing little memoir by NYC born & bred bass player Sal Maida – hardly a household name, but a guy whose story ought to be known – having gone from an obsessive music fan and card carrying member of the Sparks International Fan Club to actually playing IN Sparks, but not ... (Books) read more Book

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Takayuki HamadaChronique Michel Legrand – De Ses Debuts A Aujourd'hui ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2017. New Copy ... $32.99
A beautiful book on the decades of recorded output from one of our favorite composers ever – the legendary Michel Legrand – an artist known to most folks for his famous soundtracks of the 60s and 70s – but also a jazz musician, singer, and even a very groovy instrumental arranger! ... (Books) read more Book

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DL, Katchin, Illicit TSuboi, Muro, & OthersFor Diggers Only (paperback) ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2016. New Copy Book ... $28.99
Fanatical Japanese record collectors share their love of rare vinyl, and a lot more too – in this ultra-cool book that's filled with label and cover scans, and lots of other record images too! The core text is in Japanese, but there's plenty here to love even if you can't read the language, ... (Books) read more Book

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Fumihito TaguchiJapanese Portable Record Player Catalog ... Book
Jcopy (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $29.99
One of the coolest books on turntable culture we've ever seen – a really lovely book that features dozens and dozens of Japanese portable turntables – each laid out with lots of photos, model information, and listing of the features too! The book is similar to some of the Japanese ... (Books) read more Book

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CJ YoshizawaJapanese Groove Disc Guide A to Z (paperback) ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2015. New Copy ... $29.99
One of the most essential discographies we've ever seen – mostly because we own almost none of the records in the book, which makes it an essential volume to use for digging in the crates! This time around, the folks at Rittor – who've given us other great record books over the years ... (Books) read more Book

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Jazz Next StandardJazz Next Standard – Fusion/Crossover ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $28.99
A sweet sweet discography on 70s electric jazz – one that's every bit as cool as the more classic entries in this series! The book's got loads of listings on some of our favorite albums of funky jazz and jazzy soul – plus lots more entries on obscure titles from around the globe, ... (Books) read more Book
 
 



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