Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music & Dance

Music, Dance, Theatre, actors and actresses, ballet dancers and musicians, guitar and piano playing and musical instruments. Biographies and non fiction about eveything musical.
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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
GASTON LEROUX    Book Number: 58181
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Erik, the Phantom of the Paris Opera House, is one of the great icons of horror literature. This tormented and disfigured creature has made his home in the labyrinthine cellars of this opulent buil...
PUCCINI'S LA BOHEME ACTS I, II, III and IV: Two DVDs
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 82776
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Two 55 minute colour DVDs of this fantastic production performed by the Canadian Opera Company. Many people who are hooked on opera are hooked on La Bohème which features the most loved arias in a...
TRANSFORMER: The Complete Lou Reed Story
VICTOR BOCKRIS    Book Number: 86277
Published price: £12.99
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Entertainment weekly said, "Blending informed biographical narrative with abundant quotes and a dishy conversational style, Bockris captures the many moods - and mood swings - of a true rock and ro...
SPIDER FROM MARS: My Life with Bowie
WOODY WOODMANSEY    Book Number: 86635
Published price: $27.99
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Michael 'Woody' Woodmansey was the drummer for David Bowie's The Spiders from Mars from 1969 to 1973 on the hit albums The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust an...
MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO
MITCH ABLOM    Book Number: 87179
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A very light read with guest appearances from Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Carole King and even KISS. Frankie Presto is one of the world's brightest stars. At just nine years old he is sent to A...
SLOWHAND: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton
PHILIP NORMAN    Book Number: 87595
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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Philip Norman has penned bestselling biographies of the greatest in the history of rock music, so when he turns his hand to Eric Clapton, the unrivalled master of rock's most essential tool - the s...
ONLY GIRL
ROBIN GREEN    Book Number: 87685
Published price: £9.99
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Voted Observer Book of the Year, this raucous and vividly dishy memoir is written by the only woman on the masthead of Rolling Stone Magazine in the 60s, a female Almost Famous, during the sex and ...
YOUNG SOUL REBELS: A Personal History of Northern Soul
STUART COSGROVE    Book Number: 87962
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A rollercoaster journey into the heart of a secret society and the iconic clubs The Twisted Wheel, The Torch, Wigan Casino and the Blackpool Mecca, the infamous Bootleggers, and the DJs and crate-d...
PIANO 300
CYNTHIA ADAMS HOOVER ET AL    Book Number: 87861
Published price: £14.95
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Sub-titled 'Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos', the book was published to accompany a special exhibition 20 years ago at the National Museum of American History in the Smithsonian's ...
BOWIE: Starchild
MICHAEL O'NEILL    Book Number: 87785
Published price: £19.99
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With his distinctive one brown one blue eye, chameleon and caricature-changing creations, David Bowie's music is loved by many and known as the soundtrack to the world of changes. That was heralde...
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Glory Days - 50 Years of Dreaming
ENCORE BOOKS    Book Number: 87793
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'I want it all' is what Bruce Springsteen once said. Here is an artist whose musical output can switch, seemingly effortlessly, from the gung-ho R&B swing of classic rock albums like 'Born to Run'...
GEORGE MICHAEL: The Biography 1963-2016
ROB JOVANOVIC    Book Number: 87804
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'I've always been pretty self-analytical and my songs have always been like that. But then I am probably a lot of things I wouldn't have been had I not become famous.' - George Michael. From the f...
TINA TURNER: My Love Story
TINA TURNER & DEBORAH DAVIS    Book Number: 87825
Published price: $28
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One of the very best musical shows ever in the West End of London is Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on which the superstar herself had great control and input. Her book is an explosive and inspirin...
STAYING ALIVE: The Disco Inferno of the Bee Gees
SIMON SPENCE    Book Number: 87834
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For UK audiences, The Bee Gees were those drippy 60s harmony-singing brothers whose hits such as their 1967 number one Massachusetts and 1968 I Gotta Get A Message to You, were difficult to dislodg...
TRY THIS AT HOME: Adventures In Songwriting
FRANK TURNER    Book Number: 88307
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"Life is about love, last minutes and lost evenings" is an evocative line from folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner's song "I knew Prufrock before he got famous". Like Paul McCartney's "Yesterd...
MOZART IN THE JUNGLE: Sex, Drugs and Classical Music
BLAIR TINDALL    Book Number: 88445
Published price: $16
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Journalist and first oboe Blair Tindall takes you on a no-holds-barred tour of what really goes on both back-stage and in the orchestra pit! From her acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie Hall to the...
BOYS IN THE TREES: A Memoir
CARLY SIMON    Book Number: 88581
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Rock star, poet, feminist icon, seductress, survivor, Carly Simon's life and career is one of the last great untold stories of popular music. Her lyrics, sung in that instantly recognisable husky,...
A MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM FRANK SINATRA CD
FRANK SINATRA    Book Number: 88749
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Jingle Bells, Mistletoe and Holly, I'll Be Home For Christmas, The Christmas Waltz, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, First Noel, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Oh! Little T...
SWING DANCE
SCOTT CUPIT    Book Number: 88735
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Strictly Come Dancing may be back on our TV screens, but one thing they have missed is the fashion, music, culture and key moves of Swing Dance, the wonderful Lindy Hop we all love to watch. Truly...
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A QUIZ
MICHAEL MULLIGAN    Book Number: 89176
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Do you know your Sixties chart toppers from your Seventies hits? Can you identify whether a song is a pop power ballad or punk tune? Are you familiar with remixes and collaborations? Now That's Wha...
DOUBLE ACT: A History of British Comedy Duos
ANDREW ROBERTS    Book Number: 89279
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From music hall and Variety of the 1920s and 30s came Will Collinson and Alfie Dean, Bud in a raccoon coat and old straw hat and Ches, dapper and deadpan, emphasising the words in a mellow croak. ...
DYLAN GOES ELECTRIC!
ELIJAH WALD    Book Number: 89281
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In 1965 on the evening of 25th July, Bob Dylan took to the stage at Newport Folk Festival in black jeans, black boots, and a black leather jacket, carrying a Fender Stratocaster in place of his fam...
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
KENNEY JONES    Book Number: 89303
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'The Small Faces were the most creative, The Faces were the most fun, The Who were the most exciting. These were electrifying days in music. We were all untried, untested. What was stopping us? N...
WHO IS THAT MAN? In Search of The Real Bob Dylan
DAVID DALTON    Book Number: 89328
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The real Bob Dylan is Bobby Zimmerman, yearning to escape Hibbing, Minnesota, or the Woody Guthrie wannabe playing Greenwich Village haunts. Was he the Folk Messiah, the seething amphetamine hipst...
DEAD STRAIGHT GUIDE TO LED ZEPPELIN
NIGEL WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 89026
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In 1968 Robert Plant made his way down to Jimmy Page's houseboat with a view to becoming the lead singer of the New Yardbirds, soon to be rebranded as Led Zeppelin. They bonded over favourite recor...
THE WHO: I Was There
RICHARD HOUGHTON    Book Number: 89036
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More than any other band that emerged in the 1960s, The Who is associated with live performance, and these accounts of over 300 gigs by people who were there is an unusual take on the band's colour...
VIOLIN MANUAL: HAYNES
JOHN GOSLING & MARCUS CORRIE    Book Number: 89015
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The violin finds its origins in Moorish instruments from the Northern African and Arabian tribes. The rebab and rebec were popular folk instruments with a simple sound box and only a couple of str...
AT THE BIRTH OF BOWIE
PHIL LANCASTER    Book Number: 89387
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How did Davie Jones, the nattily-dressed lead singer with The Lower Third, become David Bowie aka Ziggy Stardust, the high-grossing shapeshifting superstar of the 1970s? Phil Lancaster was the band...
ROCK COVERS: 40th Anniversary Edition
ROBBIE BUSCH, JONATHAN KIRBY    Book Number: 89738
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The most important record covers in rock history. Album art is indelibly linked to our collective musical memories; when you think of your favourite albums, you picture the covers. Many photograph...
WAGING HEAVY PEACE
NEIL YOUNG    Book Number: 89632
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Southern Man has a fantastic music and song writing career spanning 40 years and 34 studio albums of rock and roll, folk and country. From his early days with Buffalo Springfield and his solo care...
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