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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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Guitar Tabsongs—Popular Country for Flatpick
Alan Jackson, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill & others.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786670208.  Daedalus Item Code: 22583
 
These 15 country classics are arranged for the beginning to intermediate guitarist, and are written in both standard notation and tablature. Among the hits featured here are Garth Brooks's "The ... (Read More)
 
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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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The Harlequin Years: Music in Paris 1917–1929
Roger Nichols.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500510957.  Daedalus Item Code: 34458
 
Paris in the 1920s was one of the greatest artistic crossroads of the modern era, particularly in music—Ravel, Fauré, Satie, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev, as well as up-and-coming members of Les Six ... (Read More)
 
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Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand
William J. Mann.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544104464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43547
 
In 1960, Barbra Streisand was just a 17-year-old Brooklyn kid with plenty of talent but no connections and certainly no money; her mother brought her soup to make sure she stayed fed as she took ... (Read More)
 
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A History of American Classical Music
Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402210679.  Daedalus Item Code: 42576
 
A comparative latecomer to the world of classical music, America has nonetheless produced many of the greatest composers of the past century. In a survey that extends from colonial times to the 21st ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Film and Fame
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620877272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42156
 
Adolf Hitler believed that he was more of an artist than a politician, and in his Germany, politics and culture became one. Under his regime, loyal actors, writers, and musicians were lauded, while ... (Read More)
 
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The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records
Ashley Kahn.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393330717.  Daedalus Item Code: 21064
 
Following the path of its star musician John Coltrane, Impulse Records cut a creative swath through the 1960s and 70s, producing politically charged avant-garde jazz. Here three-time ASCAP/Deems ... (Read More)
 
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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Edward Ball.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385525756.  Daedalus Item Code: 43934
 
Here the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family offers a riveting account of the men who made us into a society of watchers—a biography and true crime narrative of the ... (Read More)
 
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It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
Amanda Petrusich.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479043.  Daedalus Item Code: 42621
 
Part travelogue, part musical history, this book outlines and honors the rich traditions of gospel, blues, country, folk, and rock that fuel popular music, while also exploring America's changing ... (Read More)
 
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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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John & Yoko: A New York Love Story, Limited Edition
Allan Tannenbaum, photog. Yoko Ono, foreword.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933784403.  Daedalus Item Code: 34449
 
In November 1980, just weeks before John Lennon's death, photographer Allan Tannenbaum was given total access to Lennon and Yoko Ono, who together had decided to come out of five years' seclusion and ... (Read More)
 
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