Books tagged: Individual Composer & Musician

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Après Satie

By Dean Steadman

A man who might be Erik Satie floats, a la Magritte, above Paris rooftops, thinking of a newly-extinct species of songbirds, "contemplating grief in the absence of song. " By turns tender, wry, playful and fierce, the poems in Dean Steadman’s second collection, Apres Satie ... Read more

Bon: The Last Highway

By Jesse Fink

 

An affectionate, honest tribute now updated with new revelations about the rock and roll icon who helped make AC/DC an international sensation

The second edition of Bon: The Last Highway includes a brand new 16-page introduction. Fink examines…

Elvis Is King

By Richard Crouse

 

An explosive, groundbreaking album that crowned a new king of rock in just 33 minutes

Before Elvis Costello was one of Rolling Stone’s greatest artists of all time, before he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was Declan P. McManus, an office drone with ... Read more

Far and Away

By Neil Peart

 

Following in the tradition of Ghost Rider and Traveling Music, Rush drummer Neil Peart lets us ride with him along the backroads of North America, Europe, and South America, sharing his experiences in personal reflections and full-color photos. Spanning almost four years, ... Read more

Far and Near

By Neil Peart

 

Now in trade paper

Whether navigating the backroads of Louisiana or Thuringia, exploring the snowy Quebec woods, or performing onstage at Rush concerts, Neil Peart has stories to tell. His first volume in this series, Far and Away, combined words and images to form an intimate, ... Read more

Far and Wide

By Neil Peart

 

35 concerts. 17,000 motorcycle miles. Three months. One lifetime. Now in paperback

In May 2015, the veteran Canadian rock trio Rush embarked on their 40th anniversary tour, R40. For the band and their fans, R40 was a celebration and, perhaps, a farewell. But for Neil Peart, ... 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