Books tagged: Musicians

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Hearts on Fire

By Michael Barclay

 

An authoritative, unprecedented account of how in the early 2000s Canadian music finally became cool

Hearts on Fire is about the creative explosion in Canadian music of the early 2000s, which captured the world’s attention in entirely new ways. The Canadian wave didn’t ... Read more

Here Goes Nothing

By Eamon McGrath

 

Named a Fall 2020 Best Indie Read by the Globe and Mail

From Eamon McGrath, award-winning musician and author of the widely acclaimed Berlin-Warszawa Express, comes a smart and gritty novel that explores the lives of touring musicians

Here Goes Nothing, Eamon McGrath’s brave ... Read more

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

Limelight: Rush in the ’80s

By Martin Popoff

 

Part two of the definitive biography of the rock ’n’ roll kings of the North — covering Rush’s most iconic and popular albums, Moving Pictures and Power Windows

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

In the follow-up ... 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

Love Her Madly

By Bill Cosgrave

A riveting memoir that works its magic like a slow-acting drug, revealing the story of Jim Morrison’s first love, a long-lost friendship, and the man who existed before the Doors.

In the spring of 1965, Bill Cosgrave was smuggled across the border into the United States after ... 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