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Anthem: Rush in the ’70s

By Martin Popoff

 

The definitive biography of the rock ’n’ roll kings of the North

Includes two full-color photo inserts, with 16 pages of the early days of the band on tour and in the studio

With extensive, first-hand reflections from Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, as well as from ... Read more

Battle of the Five Spot, The

By David Neil Lee

This is a new-format reprint of a successful jazz book documenting the debate over ground-breaking jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman. Coleman revolutionized jazz when he first started playing at The Five Spot in New York City in 1959. Lee investigates this time, considering both ... Read more

Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers

By Martin Popoff

“Motörhead, remember me now, Motörhead, alright!”

Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers is the first book to celebrate the classic-era Motörhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clarke, and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. Through interviews with all of the principal ... Read more

Best Seat in the House

By Tom Stephen
With Keith Elliot Greenberg

 

For 15 years, Tom Stephen had the unique distinction of being both drummer and manager of the Jeff Healey Band. The dual role was fraught with conflicts of interest. One minute, he was leading the debauched life of a rock musician; the next, he was disciplining the band for ... Read more

Boogie, Pete & the Senator

By Mark Miller

Biographical essays on Nelson Symonds, Sonny Greenwich, Claude Ranger and eleven other influential Canadian jazz musicians. Essential to the library of every Canadian music buff.

Céline

By Diane Massicotte
By (photographer) Laurent Cayla
Preface by Céline Dion & René Angélil

With more than 600 previously unpublished photographs, this book tells the story of Céline Dion through the unique and up-close perspective of photographer Laurent Cayla, revealing also his personal struggles with depression and dependency on alcohol and drugs and the hope ... Read more

Changes

By Al Neil

A Canadian underground classic, an unredeemedly raw tale of sex, drugs and booze in the life of a Vancouver jazz musician in the early 1960s.

Chicago Blues

By (photographer) Raeburn Flerlage

When Raeburn Flerlage was asked to take a picture of Memphis Slim in 1959, he began a career that would produce some of the most fascinating and important photos ever taken of blues musicians. By shooting concert performances, studio sessions, interviews, and club shows, he ... Read more

Chicago Folk

By Raeburn Flerlage

 

Chicago Folk includes over 150 of Raeburn Flerlages’s photographs of folk musicians during the 1960s. No other book has presented a portrait of such a vibrant urban folk milieu, featuring popular performers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, the Weavers, and so many ... Read more

Classic Material

Edited by Oliver Wang
Foreword by Dante Ross

With over 40 unique reviews covering 60 landmark hip-hop albums, Classic Material proves that there is no lack of intelligent commentary and criticism on rap music. Written by an impressive team of North America's most talented journalists, the book tackles over 20 years of ... Read more