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Rocks Off: 50 Tracks That Tell the Story of the Rolling Stones

Bill Janovitz · St. Martin's Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

December 3-4, 1969. Keith and Mick stood at the same microphone at Muscle Shoals, lights dimmed, splitting a fifth of bourbon, and simultaneously sang the melodies and harmonies on the three songs that they had recorded over three days Brown Sugar, You Got to Move, and Wild Horses. Thats...
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Where's Warhol?

Catharine Ingram · Laurence King Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

If Andy Warhol could have traveled through time, where would he have gone? Where's Warhol? gives him his very own time machine, and finds out...Join Andy on a tour through time as he visits the art of the past. From Michelangelo at work on the Sistine Chapel, to Jean-Michel Basquait painting...
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love

Turner Classic Movies Inc. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Turner Classic Movies and film historian Richard Corliss present Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate) , the definitive, fully illustrated book that shares the many ways Hollywood has celebrated, vilified and otherwise memorialized dear old Mom.With...
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ReSignifications: European Blackamoors, Africana Readings

Awam Amkpa · Postcart
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

ReSignifications interprets the "Blackamoor" trope in Western culture. This tradition of decorative art emerged at the intersection of cross-cultural encounters shaped by centuries of migration, exchange, conquest, servitude, and exile. ReSignifications links classical and popular...
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The Birth of Rock and Roll

Joe Bonomo · Dust-to-Digital
Format: Hardcover

In The Birth of Rock and Roll, Americana collector Jim Linderman has arranged a storyboard of sorts that dramatizes the spirit of rock and roll in its early days-when "a juke-joint with fifty patrons was a big show," as Linderman writes in his introduction. "A church with...
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Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century

Jed Rasula · Basic Books (AZ)
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In 1916, as World War I raged around them, a group of bohemians gathered at a small cabaret in Zurich, Switzerland. After decorating the walls with art by Picasso and other avant-garde artists, they embarked on a series of extravagant performances. Three readers simultaneously recited a poem...
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The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present

Duncan Wall · Knopf; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of a young man’s plunge into the unique and wonderful world of the circus—taking readers deep into circus history and its renaissance as a contemporary art form, and behind the (tented) walls of France’s most prestigious circus school. When Duncan...
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The Only Guitar Book You'll Ever Need: From Tuning Your Instrument and Learning Chords to Reading Music and Writing Songs, Everything You Need to Play like the Best

Marc Schonbrun · Adams Media Corp.
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Your one-stop guide to learning guitar!Whether you've been strumming the guitar since you were a kid or are just starting out, The Only Guitar Book You'll Ever Need will help you take your music to the next level. Filled with clear, step-by-step instructions and tons of professional...
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Last Chain On Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top

Carol Bradley · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, Carol Bradleys Last Chain on Billie charts the history of elephants in America, the inspiring story of the Elephant Sanctuary and the spellbinding tale of a resilient elephant who defied the system even as she struggled to conquer...
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We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene

Stacy Shotsberger Russo · Santa Monica Press
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

The punk rock scene of the 1970s and '80s in Southern California is widely acknowledged as one of the most vibrant, creative periods in all of rock and roll history. And while several excellent books have done a commendable job of covering and examining the artists who contributed to the music...
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Timeless: Photography of Rowland Scherman

Rowland Scherman · Peter Randall Pub
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

Timeless presents over seventy iconic images of celebrities and politicians from the 1960s and 70s, many of whom were featured in Life magazine. Extended commentary includes fascinating stories of Bob Dylan, the birth of the Peace Corps, LBJ, the March on Washington, Robert F. Kennedy,...
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How to Become a Video Game Artist: The Insider's Guide to Landing a Job in the Gaming World

Sam R. Kennedy · Watson-Guptill
Format: Paperback

Become a Player in the Business of Video Game ArtEvery year video games generate billions of dollars and some of the most dynamic and engaging artwork today. It’s an ever-growing field that holds great professional opportunity, but you need the right skills and savvy if you want to stake...
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Sign Painters

Faythe Levine · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

There was a time-as recently as the 1980s-when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker and cheaper....
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Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

Bob Stanley · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of pop music through individual songs,...
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Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation

Robert Wilson · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

In the s and s Brady of Broadway was one of the most successful and acclaimed Manhattan portrait galleries Henry Clay Daniel Webster Dolley Madison Henry James as a boy with his father Horace Greeley Edgar Allan Poe the Prince of Wales and Jenny Lind were among the dignitaries photographed...
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