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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a ...
Thad Carhart.
 
Publisher: Random House
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375758621
Daedalus Item Code: 43513
 
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The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles
Peter Brown & Steven Gaines.
 
Publisher: New American Library
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451207357
Daedalus Item Code: 43381
 
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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487224.  Daedalus Item Code: 43127
 
Can a song change a nation? Lauded for such food-based chronicles as Cod, The Big Oyster, and Salt, Mark Kurlansky returns here to the pop-culture vein of 1968: The Year that ... (Read More)
 
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The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Matthew Guerrieri.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307593283.  Daedalus Item Code: 43106
 
(A New Yorker Best Book of 2012 and Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year) A music critic for the Boston Globe and the host of the classical music blog ... (Read More)
 
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Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, the List, and the Spirit of Southern Music
Michael Streissguth.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306819179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43397
 
"Author and music journalist [Michael] Streissguth, having already written a biography of Johnny Cash, joined Johnny's daughter Rosanne to document the creation of an album (and tour) that in many ... (Read More)
 
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Read the Beatles: Classic and New Writings on the Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter
June Skinner Sawyers, ed. Astrid Kirchherr, foreword.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143037323.  Daedalus Item Code: 43380
 
There are, of course, many books on the Beatles, but this one offers a unique collection of journalism about John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, together and individually. ... (Read More)
 
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Copenhagen
Michael Frayn.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720793.  Daedalus Item Code: K7562
 
(Tony Award Winner) Brilliant and prolific—the author of such novels as Headlong and the Whitbread Award winner Spies, as well as such perennial favorite plays as Noises ... (Read More)
 
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Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Larry Kane.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780143034261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43388
 
In 1964, the Beatles changed everything about pop music, and inaugurated that great institution of the 1960s and 70s, the rock 'n' roll concert tour. Through a stroke of luck, Emmy Award–winning ... (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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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician, who ... (Read More)
 
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The Rough Guide to the Rolling Stones: The Story, the Songs, the Scandals
Sean Egan.
Publisher: Rough Guide.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843537199.  Daedalus Item Code: 43387
 
Still going strong after five decades, the Rolling Stones are widely considered the ultimate rock band, and certainly the most enduring. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout, this Rough ... (Read More)
 
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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487224.  Daedalus Item Code: 43127
 
Can a song change a nation? Lauded for such food-based chronicles as Cod, The Big Oyster, and Salt, Mark Kurlansky returns here to the pop-culture vein of 1968: The Year that ... (Read More)
 
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