'Lead Belly', born Huddie Ledbetter on a Louisiana farm in 1888, won international fame as an interpreter of African- American folk songs and blues. Between 1935 and 1949 he displayed his mastery of his big 12-string guitar and sang ... read more
This title contains book & 4 CDs. For the first time ever internationally famed music journalist Roy Car... read more
This title includes a book & 6 CDs. The history of jazz, which began at the start of the 20th century, is the story of artists who developed their music especially in big cities like New Orleans, Chicago or New York. The roads of jazz are... read more
This title contains book & 4 CDs. The three centuries covered in this series offer a broad range of artists and their works. Sometimes it is hard to find access and to maintain an overview. The "Masterpieces Series" offers an ideal... read more
|Author:||Ivan March, Edward Greenfield|
We live in a golden age for classical music. Never before has it been possible to access such a staggering array of performances. Through downloads, CDs and DVDs, listeners can access mu... read more
Spawned in the intensely fertile music scene that blossomed in and around Seattle in the late 1980s, Nirvana instantly distinguished itself from the bulk of its peers. Although the band released just five albums, Nirvana's influence is certain to be felt for many years to come. This book shows the multiple reasons behind that impact.
|Author:||Rolling Stone Magazine|
Alt rock, grunge, gangsta rap, pop: The '90s were one of the most dynamic and diverse decades in music history. In this gorgeous 4-color book, the editors of Rolling Stone take us through the last decade of the t... read more
Since 2001, Gigposters.com has been the Internet's premier resource for rock-show poster art; the site's massive online database showcases more than 100,000 posters from 10,000 different designers, including all o... read more
The first official book by international superstar Lady GagaIn this book of original, behind-the-scenes photographs, acclaimed photographer Terry Richardson follows superstar Lady Gaga during one year of her life, from Lollapalooza t... read more
Leo Fender's guitars have arguably had the greatest influence on modern music than any other make of guitar. Over 250 guitars in every model, style and finish are lovingly photographed and detailed, from the greatest to the rarest - Strats... read more
Tom Waits, even with his barnyard growl and urban hipster yawp, may just be what the Daily Telegraph calls him: 'the greatest entertainer on Planet Earth.' Over a span of almost four decades, he has transformed his m... read more
'Someone called and said Kurt died. I just f*****g lost it.' He has sold over 40 million albums. He's been in bands that have changed popular music forever. He saw his best friend commit suicide. He starts supergroups. ... read more
Hardcore, like punk before it, has become a global phenomenon, with regional scenes popping up across the globe. This book explores the bars and clubs that stage Europe's hardcore bands. It features photography of shows as well as portraits of the scenes primary instigators working their day jobs.
Brings together Cohen's song lyrics and a generous selection of his poetry (originally published between 1956 and 1992).
The author saw the Doors band many times at the legendary Filmore Auditorium and the Avalon Ballroom in 1967. This title tells the story of the band. A fan from the moment the Doors' first album arrived, Greil Marcus saw the band many times at the ... read more
Represents the author's quest to trace Van Morrison's particular genius through seminal moments in his long career, beginning in 1965, breaking open in 1968 with the incomparable "Astral Weeks". This title presents a portrait of a perplexing, mysterious and terrifyingly gifted artist and vocalist at the height of his powers.