And After the Fire

10 August 2020 | By Lauren Belfer | Filed in: music biography.

AND AFTER THE FIRE has received the inaugural Book Club Award of the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards n nThe New York Times bestselling author of A Fierce Radiance and City of Light returns with a new powerful and passionate novel inspired by historical events about two women, one European and one Am

Testimony: A Memoir

10 August 2020 | By Robbie Robertson | Filed in: music biography.

One of the most spellbinding, entertaining, major books of the fall the long awaited memoir from the Canadian music legend takes us candidly, in his own voice, into his extraordinary life and friendships with some of the greatest artists of the last half century n nRobbie Robertson s singular c

Petty: The Biography

10 August 2020 | By Warren Zanes | Filed in: music biography.

An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with PettyNo one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Petty s music and the remarkabl

My Cross to Bear

10 August 2020 | By Gregg Allman | Filed in: music biography.

For the first time, rock music icon Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, tells the full story of his life and career in My Cross to Bear No subject is taboo, as one of the true giants of rock n roll opens up about his Georgia youth, his long struggle with substan

Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

10 August 2020 | By Ray Davies | Filed in: music biography.

As a boy in post War England, legendary Kinks singer songwriter Ray Davies fell in love with America its movies and music, its culture of freedom, fed his imagination Then, as part of the British Invasion, he toured the US with the Kinks during one of the most tumultuous eras in recent history unt

Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

10 August 2020 | By Chrissie Hynde | Filed in: music biography.

Chrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer songwriter undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all around kick assedness in

Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream

10 August 2020 | By Neil Young | Filed in: music biography.

For the first time, legendary singer, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Young offers a kaleidoscopic view of his personal life and musical creativity He tells of his childhood in Ontario, where his father instilled in him a love for the written word his first brush with mortality when he contracted p

Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

10 August 2020 | By Linda Ronstadt | Filed in: music biography.

In this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and 70s n nBorn into a musical family, Linda s childhood was filled with everything from Hank Williams to Gi

Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

10 August 2020 | By Jan Swafford | Filed in: music biography.

Jan Swafford s biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being who comp

Who I Am

10 August 2020 | By Pete Townshend | Filed in: music biography.

From the voice of a generation The most highly anticipated autobiography of the year, and the story of a man who is a Londoner and a Mod wanted The Who to be called The Hair loved The Everly Brothers, but not that drawling dope Elvis wanted to be a sculptor, a journalist, a dancer

Bruce

10 August 2020 | By Peter Ames Carlin | Filed in: music biography.

After 3 decades of groundbreaking music Bruce Springsteen still manages to amaze audiences around the world with his live shows and bring new fans to his music with every album release Highly acclaimed music critic Peter Carlin tracks the Boss s dazzling ascent to fame, whilst painting a vivid port

A Ship Without A Sail: The Life of Lorenz Hart

10 August 2020 | By Gary Marmorstein | Filed in: music biography.

A splendid portrait of Lorenz Hart, an exuberant yet troubled artist who so enriched the American songbook Just think of Blue Moon, Where or When, The Lady Is a Tramp, My Funny Valentine, Isn t It Romantic , My Romance, There s a Small Hotel, Falling in Love with Love, Bewitche