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27: A History of the 27 Club Through the Lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse
Howard Sounes.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821684.  Daedalus Item Code: 64375
 
After Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994, his mother mused, "Now he's gone and joined that stupid club." The 27-year-old Nirvana front man joined Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, ... (Read More)
 
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Ace Records: Labels Unlimited
David Stubbs.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906155032.  Daedalus Item Code: 53150
 
Now the world's foremost blues, rockabilly, soul, and rock 'n' roll re-issue label, Britain's independent Ace Records label has been responsible for unearthing lost classics and neglected pioneers ... (Read More)
 
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The American Circus
Susan Weber, Kenneth L. Ames & Matthew Wittmann.
Publisher: Yale/Bard Graduate Center.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300185393.  Daedalus Item Code: 64118
 
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013) In its heyday in American culture, the circus was a sophisticated combination of theater and business, and made effective use of ... (Read More)
 
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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne
Marc Eliot.
Publisher: Dey Street Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062269003.  Daedalus Item Code: 64370
 
Nearly four decades after his death, John Wayne remains an enduring symbol of 20th-century American masculinity, power, and patriotism. Also the biographer of western stalwarts Clint Eastwood and ... (Read More)
 
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The Art Pepper Companion: Writings on a Jazz Original
Todd Selbert, ed.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780815412656.  Daedalus Item Code: 51024
 
Deemed by many jazz lovers to be the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker era, Art Pepper (1925–82) played with Benny Carter, Stan Kenton, and Buddy Rich's Big Band. He was dogged by ... (Read More)
 
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Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
Elizabeth Kendall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199959341.  Daedalus Item Code: 63928
 
Part biography and part cultural history, this superb dual biography chronicles the early lives of famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina ... (Read More)
 
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Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
Elizabeth Kendall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190227944.  Daedalus Item Code: 63929
 
Part biography and part cultural history, this superb dual biography chronicles the early lives of famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles: The Illustrated and Updated Edition of the Best-selling Authorized Biography
Hunter Davies.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393328868.  Daedalus Item Code: 61192
 
The only authorized biographer of the Beatles, Hunter Davies spent 18 months with them when they were at the peak of their musical creativity and popularity, earning their trust and encouragement, ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (Read More)
 
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Beethoven: The Man Revealed
John Suchet.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416145011.  Daedalus Item Code: 61107
 
Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong interest in Ludwig van Beethoven and his music. Here he illuminates the composer's difficult childhood, his struggle to ... (Read More)
 
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Bernstein's Orchestral Music: An Owner's Manual
David Hurwitz.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671933.  Daedalus Item Code: 41850
 
Leonard Bernstein's fame as a conductor and general cultural phenomenon has overshadowed his genius as a composer, despite the fact that some of his orchestral music has entered the standard ... (Read More)
 
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The Birth of an Opera: Fifteen Masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck
Michael Rose.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060430.  Daedalus Item Code: 64007
 
The author of Berlioz Remembered and co-author of Words about Music as well as a contributor to The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Michael Rose here presents a companion to his ... (Read More)
 
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