Books tagged: Composers & Songwriters

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Hotter Than a Match Head

By Steve Boone
With Tony Moss

 

On October 15, 1967, bass player Steve Boone took the Ed Sullivan Show stage for the final time, with his band The Lovin’ Spoonful. Since forming in a Greenwich Village hotel in early 1965, Boone and his bandmates had released an astounding nine Top 20 singles, the first ... Read more

Joni Mitchell

By Malka Marom

 

When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next ... Read more

Listen Up!

By Mark Howard
With Chris Howard

 

An album-by-album account of working with iconic artists such as Anthony Kiedis, Michael Stipe, Gord Downie, and Bono, from a leader in the field

Mark Howard, a record producer/engineer/mixer and a trailblazer in the industry, will take you through the star-studded world of ... Read more

Music, Late and Soon

By Robyn Sarah

Shortlisted for the J. I. Segal Awards Best Quebec Book on a Jewish Theme • Shortlisted for the The Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction

A poet rediscovers the artistic passion of her youth—and pays tribute to the teacher she thought she’d lost.

After thirty-five years as ... Read more

Roadshow

By Neil Peart

 

For thirty years, drummer, author, and songwriter Neil Peart had wanted to write a book about “the biggest journey of all in my restless existence: the life of a touring musician. ” Finally, the right time, and the right tour …

In the summer of 2004, after three decades, ... Read more

Sticking It Out

By Patti Niemi

 

“A shattered-mirror insight into the bizarre world of hitting things with sticks. ” — Neil Peart, bestselling author, lyricist and drummer for Rush

“By turns reflective and dramatic, poignant and hilarious, Sticking It Out offers an irresistible portrait of the artist ... Read more

Taylor Swift

By Liv Spencer

Chronicling the meteoric rise of one of today's hottest music stars, this comprehensive biography of Taylor Swift reveals how she conquered the pop and country music charts, earned a shelf full of awards, and broke multiple chart records—all before she turned 20. Beginning ... Read more

Ted Templeman

By Templeman Ted
With Greg Renoff

 

Crafting smash hits with Van Halen, The Doobie Brothers, Nicolette Larson, and Van Morrison, legendary music producer Ted Templeman changed the course of rock history

This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman’s remarkable life from child jazz phenom in ... Read more