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A rewarding collection whether read straight through or sampling here and there.”

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It may not seem as if sonnets and pop songs would go together, but Didriksen proves quite well that they do.

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In 1970, when this book was written, the United States was deeply entrenched in the Vietnam War.

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“will appeal to the art lover, the record collector, the social historian, the casual observer of culture, and the curious enthusiast.” 

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“108 Rock Star Guitars is more than just a book of rock star guitars. It is a work of art.” —Robby Krieger (The Doors)

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“By comparing Brazilian engagement with European, North American and North African engagements, Rebel Music exemplifies how the community is as much impacted by religion, music, an

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“Indeed, the saddest figure in The Dylanologists turns out to be Dylan himself.”

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“With exacting research and a respect for minutiae and detail, Lewisohn has rebuilt the world of the Beatles.”

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"Autobiography is unmistakably the work of the singer and lyricist of the still-beloved band The Smiths."

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“. . . an invaluable resource for the study of 20th century popular music.”

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“. . . a book worthy of any jazz fan’s bookshelf.”

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“. . . a joyous little trip to North Mississippi Hill Country.”

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JAMerica is a fascinating read . . .”

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“. . . an invaluable asset for anyone wanting to know more about traditional music . . . a very useful travel guide for those who wish to visit the region.”

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Society, as a whole, has become accustomed to convenience.

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Some people are smart. Like “Jeopardy” smart, right? All kidding aside, everyone knows someone who would be their go-to first-pick for Trivial Pursuit.

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“. . . a relaxed, informative, and eminently enjoyable introduction to the field of classical music.”

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“. . . a joy to read and an essential part of the library of anyone who builds guitars or plays them.”

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“Adele: The Biography would fit perfectly in the waiting room at a doctor’s office . . .”

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“. . . When I Left Home [is] well worth reading—especially for blues fans interested in the southern rural and Chicago music scenes of the 1960s to the present.”

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“. . . with More Room in a Broken Heart, we hear the ballad of Carly, sung long and sultry, in a voice as crisp as a winter’s night. . . .

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“Mr. Malone paints a picture of an earnest, talented, shy, driven, and ethical man who loved nothing better than deconstructing and then playing a great fiddle or banjo tune.

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“Blues fans believing they know blues history will be surprised by the fabrications and half-truths associated with the genre, as uncovered by semiotic analysis of the many code words, meta

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“Simply put, avid concertgoers will likely enjoy this book or throw up reading it—perhaps both.”

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