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  1. This Land That I Love

    This Land That I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of Two American Anthems


    February, 1940: After a decade of worldwide depression, World War II had begun in Europe and Asia. With Germany on the march, and Japan at war with China, the global crisis was in a crescendo. America’s top songwriter, Irving Berlin, had captured the nation’s mood a little more than a year before with his patriotic hymn, "God Bless America." Learn More
  2. The Wrecking Crew

    The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret


    If you were a fan of popular music in the 1960s and early ’70s, you were a fan of the Wrecking Crew—whether you knew it or not. Learn More
  3. The Small Stakes

    The Small Stakes: Music Posters


    Renowned graphic artist Jason Munn—the one-man operation behind the studio The Small Stakes—is a leader in modern-day music poster design. Learn More
  4. The Rest Is Noise

    The Rest Is Noise: Listening To The Twentieth Century


    In this sweeping and dramatic narrative, Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, weaves together the histories of the twentieth century and its music, from Vienna before the First World War to Paris in the twenties; from Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia to downtown New York in the sixties and seventies up to the present. Learn More
  5. The Overrated Book

    The Overrated Book: The Only Book You'll Ever Need


    CHUNKLET MAGAZINE - the attackers of the high-wall fortress known as pop culture - tears all precious articles of faith to shreds in THE OVERRATED BOOK! Learn More
  6. The Grammar of Rock

    The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics


    National Book Award nominee, critic and one of America’s least compromising satirists, Alexander Theroux takes a comprehensive look at the colorful language of pop lyrics and the realm of rock music in general in The Grammar of Rock: silly song titles; maddening instrumentals; shrieking divas; clunker lines; the worst (and best) songs ever written; geniuses of the art; movie stars who should never have raised their voice in song but who were too shameless to refuse a mic; and the excesses of awful Christmas recordings. Learn More
  7. The Encyclopedia of Dead Rock Stars

    The Encyclopedia of Dead Rock Stars: Heroin, Handguns, and Ham Sandwiches


    Impish yet informative - a guide to the days the music died. Learn More
  8. The Disciples

    The Disciples


    Between 2004 and 2007, James Mollison attended pop concerts across Europe and the USA with a mobile photography studio, inviting fans of each music star or band to pose for their portrait outside the gig. Learn More
  9. The Dark Stuff

    The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music


    A smart, scathing look at the most hell-bent performers of our time: Here are profiles of everyone you'd expect (and a few you wouldn't) - Brian Wilson, Miles Davis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Sid Vicious, and Kurt Cobain. Learn More
  10. Tears In My Eyes

    Tears In My Eyes: The Kenny Hamber Story


    Kenny Hamber was born in Baltimore in 1943. Growing up in the projects there, he was strongly drawn to singing (much more so than to general education). After embarking on a musical journey as a member of a vocal harmony group, he struck out on his own as a solo singer just as soul music's golden age was dawning. Learn More
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    Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector


    He had a number one hit at eighteen. He was a millionaire with his own record label at twenty-two. He was, according to Tom Wolfe, 'the first tycoon of teen.' Learn More
  12. Swissted

    Swissted: Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined


    Swissted takes rock concert posters of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s and remixes and reimagines them through a Swiss modernist lens. The result is some of the coolest images you’ve ever seen! Learn More
  13. Swag 2

    Swag 2: Rock Posters of the '90s and Beyond


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    Crackling with sexual tension, comic flourishes, macabre drama, and science fiction cliches, rock posters are as vibrant and varied as the music they celebrate - and more popular today than ever. Learn More
  14. Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group

    Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group


    Ian F. Svenonius' experience as an iconic underground rock musician—playing in such highly influential and revolutionary outfits as The Make-Up and The Nation of Ulysses—gives him special insight on techniques for not only starting but also surviving a rock 'n' roll group. Learn More
  15. Sparks-tastic

    Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights with Sparks in London


    In 2008, Tosh Berman—author and publisher of TamTam Books—got on a plane with a single motive: "Sparks Spectacular." Learn More
  16. Sound System Culture

    Sound System Culture: Celebrating Huddersfield's Sound Systems


    The British town of Huddersfield, nestled within the Pennine hills of West Yorkshire, has played an important role in the history of UK sound system culture. Learn More
  17. Songbook



    What will people think if you play Van Morrison at your funeral? When was the last time you listened to Pet Sounds? How does a mandolin solo illustrate or clarify the plight of Eskimos, anyway? Learn More
  18. Song Reader

    Song Reader


    In the wake of Modern Guilt and The Information, Beck’s latest project comes in an almost-forgotten form—twenty songs existing only as individual pieces of sheet music, never before released or recorded. Learn More
  19. The Song Machine

    Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory


    There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure―they're designed that way. Learn More
  20. The Smith Tapes

    Smith Tapes: Lost Interviews With Rock Stars And Icons 1969-1972


    The 1960s were a period of radical cultural, social, and political upheaval in the United States and around the globe; yet in just three years, between 1969 and 1972, Village Voice "Scenes" columnist, WPLJ FM radio host, and cult figure Howard Smith got to the heart of it all by talking it out—both on and—off the record. Learn More
  21. Small Town Talk

    Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock


    Think "Woodstock" and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. Learn More
  22. Slanted & Enchanted

    Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture


    A lively examination of the spirit and practices that have made the indie movement into a powerful cultural phenomenon. Learn More
  23. Shell Shocked

    Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.


    If Howard Kaylan had sung only one song, the Turtles' 1967 No. 1 smash hit "Happy Together," his place in rock-and-roll history would still be secure. But that recording, named in 1999 by BMI as one of the top 50 songs of the 20th century, with over five million radio plays, is only the tip of a rather eye-opening iceberg. Learn More
  24. She's A Rebel

    She's A Rebel: The History Of Women In Rock & Roll


    A new expanded second edition featuring a preface by YOKO ONO. Learn More
  25. Shake! #1

    Shake! #1


    Records. Magazines. Comics. Clothing. Learn More

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