By Stuart Cosgrove. 512pp paperback. Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos th..
By Gillian G Gaar. 192pp hardback. This book tells the personal story of Elvis and his relationships with those near and dear to him and contains more than 150 colour and black and white photographs f..
By Dave Lewis & Mike Tremaglio. 560pp hardback. Evenings with Led Zeppelin chronicles the 500-plus appearances Led Zeppelin made throughout their career. From their earliest gig in a Denmark school gy..
272pp paperback. 'A remarkable new book ... goes leaping from Beethoven to Big Black, from Morton Feldman to Curtis Mayfield, identifying continuities while delighting in contrasts' Alex Ross, New Yor..
By Anthony Robustelli. 400pp paperback. Despite Steely Dan s popularity, its ability to cultivate an ever-growing base of avid and loyal fans, and its chart positions, relatively little has been writt..
By Sean Smith. 320pp hardback. George is the story of two extraordinary lives - the private man and the public legend. Georgios Panayiotou was just eighteen when he decided to adopt the stage name of ..
320pp hardback. The first comprehensive account of British recording studios ever published, it was written with the cooperation of the British APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services, he..
By David & Caroline Stafford. 288pp hardback. There's only ever been two English rock 'n' roll singers, Ian Dury said, Johnny Rotten and Billy Fury. Butter adverts have tainted Johnny's status, but Bi..
Nick Hornby's internationally bestselling first novel, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time.Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He kee..
By Peter Ames Carlin. 432pp hardback. 2016 Biography. To have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1..
What links Taylor Swift to a factory worker? Kanye West to a German engineer? Beyonce to a boardroom mogul? They've all changed the face of the music business, in the most unexpected ways. How Music G..
376pp paperback. How Music Works is David Byrne's bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Drawing on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian..