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  1. 100 Posters, 134 Squirrels (updated edition)

    100 Posters, 134 Squirrels: A Decade of Hot Dogs, Large Mammals, and Independent Rock: The Posters of Jay Ryan

    $22.95

    A greatest-hits collection of the last decade of Jay Ryan's compelling posters. Learn More
  2. Americana

    Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

    $24.95

    As a boy in post-War England, legendary Kinks' singer/songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with America—its movies and music, its culture of freedom, fed his imagination. Learn More
  3. Animals and Objects In and Out of Water

    Animals and Objects In and Out of Water: Posters by Jay Ryan, 2006 - 2008

    $22.95

    The second book from the iconic Chicago underground poster artist. Learn More
  4. The Art of Asking

    Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

    $27.00

    Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. Learn More
  5. The Art of British Rock (softcover)

    Art of British Rock: 50 Years of Rock Posters, Flyers and Handbills

    $29.95

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    Celebrating a half century of design in posters, flyers and advertising ephemera, The Art of British Rock highlights the UK’s distinct contribution to rock’n’roll graphics. Learn More
  6. Be Stiff

    Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story

    $22.95

    Dave Robinson was once a roadie to Jimi Hendrix. He also managed Brinsley Schwarz and was behind their ill-fated publicity stunt when he flew journalists to New York to see their gig at the Fillmore East. Learn More
  7. Before I Get Old

    Before I Get Old: The Story of the Who

    $24.95

    Before I Get Old stands as one of the best books ever written about rock’n’roll Learn More
  8. The Best of LCD the Art and Writing of WFMU cover

    Best Of LCD: The Art And Writing Of WFMU

    $29.95

    Named the best radio station in America by Rolling Stone magazine four years running, WFMU is considered the alternative radio station. Learn More
  9. Bowie: The Biography

    Bowie: The Biography

    $28.00

    Discover the man behind the myth in this new biography of one of the most pioneering and influential performers of our time—David Bowie. Learn More
  10. Burning Man Live

    Burning Man Live: 13 Years of Piss Clear, Black Rock City's Alternative Newspaper

    $24.99

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    From 1995 to 2007, the alternative newspaper Piss Clear covered the colorful culture of Black Rock City with a cheeky, sarcastic tone that earned the paper its reputation as the 'Vice magazine of the playa.' Learn More
  11. Children of the Revolution

    Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-1975

    $24.95

    The definitive A-to-Z guide to a period of pomp, glitz, glamour, and parent-worrying fashion unlike any other. Learn More
  12. Cover Story 2

    Cover Story 2: Odd, Obscure and Outrageous Album Art

    $24.95

    Every album cover tells a story. Some hint at the profound—spiritual, supernatural, or chemical explorations—or speak of the mundane—war, sex, comedy. Some are by far more interesting than the music itself. Learn More
  13. Cyndi Lauper

    Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir

    $26.00

    Legendary and iconic singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper offers a poignant account of the journey that led her to become an international superstar—from her years growing up in Queens, New York, to the making of enduring hits like “Time After Time,” “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” and “True Colors,” to becoming an actress, a mother, an outspoken activist, and maintaining a music career that has lasted more than thirty years. Learn More
  14. David Bowie: Starman

    David Bowie: Starman

    $25.99

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    "Ziggy Stardust," "Changes," Under Pressure," "Let's Dance," "Fame," "Heroes," and of course, "Starman." These are the classic songs of David Bowie, the artist whose personas are indelibly etched in our pop consciousness alongside his music. He wrote and recorded with everyone from Iggy Pop to Freddie Mercury to John Lennon, sold 136 million albums, has one of the truly great voices, and influenced bands as wide-ranging as Nirvana and Franz Ferdinand. Learn More
  15. Don't Hold Your Breath: Nothing New from Brian Ewing

    Don't Hold Your Breath: Nothing New from Brian Ewing

    $22.99

    Sharp as broken glass, smooth as a polished skull, dark as the other side of the moon -- this is the art of Brian Ewing, one of the leading-edge visual voices of graphic pop surrealism and the exploding rock-poster scene. Learn More
  16. Energy Flash

    Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture

    $21.95

    In Generation Ecstasy, Simon Reynolds takes the reader on a guided tour of this end-of-the-millenium phenomenon, telling the story of rave culture and techno music as an insider who has dosed up and blissed out. Learn More
  17. Excess All Areas

    Excess All Areas: A Lighthearted Look at the Demands and Idiosyncrasies of Rock Icons on Tour

    $27.99

    Excess All Areas takes readers on a roller-coaster, backstage ride into the surreal and unpredictable world of the band contract rider. Learn More
  18. Eyesore

    Eyesore: Recent Litter from the Firehouse Kustom Rockart Company

    $24.95

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    The artists of the Firehouse Kustom Rockart Company, aka Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan, have created posters for numerous major rock bands (Pavement, Pearl Jam, the Beastie Boys, Hole, and the Rolling Stones). Learn More
  19. Gainsbourg

    Gainsbourg: The Biography

    $24.95

    When Serge Gainsbourg died in 1991, France went into mourning: François Mitterand himself proclaimed him "our Baudelaire, our Apollinaire." Learn More
  20. Goldmine Record Album Price Guide

    Goldmine Record Album Price Guide

    $27.99

    Now in its 8th edition, Goldmine Record Album Price Guide remains to be one of the single most extensive references in the record collecting hobby today. Learn More
  21. The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

    History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

    $28.00

    Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows. Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008, then proceeds to dramatize how each embodies rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself, in the story it tells, inhabits, and acts out—a new language, something new under the sun. Learn More
  22. How Music Works

    How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond

    $24.99

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    What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? Learn More
  23. I Want My MTV

    I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution

    $20.00

    Remember the first time you saw Michael Jackson dance with zombies in "Thriller"? Diamond Dave karate kick with Van Halen in "Jump"? Tawny Kitaen turning cartwheels on a Jaguar to Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again"? The Beastie Boys spray beer in "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)"? Axl Rose step off the bus in "Welcome to the Jungle"? Learn More
  24. In The Words of Sparks...Selected Lyrics

    In The Words of Sparks...Selected Lyrics

    $24.95

    Sparks--the long-running duo of Ron and Russell Mael--are among the most respected songwriters of their generation, their songs ranking alongside those of Ray Davies (The Kinks having been a formative influence), George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Stephen Sondheim. Learn More
  25. Kicking And Dreaming

    Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll

    $27.99

    Two sisters. Two voices. One Heart. Learn More

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