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ABBA Bright Lights, Dark Shadows: The Real Story of ABBA Carl Magnus Palm Paper [Order]
Very exhaustive look at the members before and after ABBA, as well.
Johnny Ace The Late, Great Johnny Ace & the Transition From R&B to Rock 'n' Roll James M. Salem Paper [Order]
Aerosmith Walk This Way: Autobiography of Aerosmith Aerosmith & Stephen Davis Paper [Order]
Stephen Davis combines with the 5 group members to tell their own story of three decades of rock stardom.
Aerosmith/Steven Tyler Does The Noise In My Head Bother You? A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir Steven Tyler Hard [Order]
Aerosmith Aerosmith: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Boston Bad Boys Richard Bienstock Hard [Order]
Arthur Alexander Get a Shot of Rhythm & Blues: The Arthur Alexander Story Richard Younger Paper [Order]
The only man to have his songs recorded by the Beatles, Stones and Dylan. If you don't know Arthur Alexander, and you should-- this is necessary reading.
Allman Bros. Midnight Riders: The Story of the Allman Brothers Band Chimsky & Freeman Paper [Order]
Sex, drugs & rock 'n' roll with the original Southern rock band.
America An American Band Dan Peek Paper [Order]
The late band member gives a first-hand account of their struggles & rise to the top.
Animals Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Burdon & Craig Paper [Order]
Eric Burdon's second autobiography. This one's a little less personal and a lot more informative.
Animals Animal Tracks: Newcastle's Rising Sons Sean Egan Paper [Order]
For those who like their Animal stories a little more objective.
Bachman-Turner Overdrive Randy Bachman: Takin' Care of Business Bachman & Einarsen Paper [Order]
No quickie autobio here, this one's the story of the Guess Who and BTO in detail.
Band This Wheel's On Fire Levon Helm Paper [Order]
The Band's drummer takes another "last waltz" with the group's story.
Beach Boys Heroes and Villians:The True Story of the Beach Boys Steven S. Gaines Paper [Order]
The book they based the TV movie on. This one tells the good, the bad and the ugly.
Beach Boys Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall & Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Peter Ames Carlin Paper [Order]
The Boys' leader gets an in-depth look.
Beach Boys Denny Remembered: Dennis Wilson in Words & Pictures Edward Wincentsen Paper [Order]
Over 200 photos of the late Beach Boys drummer, including those from family & friends.
Beach Boys The Lost Beach Boy: The True Story of David Marks Stebbins & Marks Hard [Order]
The forgotten Beach Boy gets his story told.
Pat Benatar Between a Heart and a Rock Place: A Memoir Pat Benaar Paper [Order]
Chuck Berry Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life & Hard Times of Chuck Berry Bruce Pegg Paper [Order]
Hal Blaine Hal Blaine & the Wrecking Crew: The Story of the World's Most-Recorded Musician Blaine & Bonzai Paper [Order]
Blaine was the drummer for the legendar studio musicians who created magic for Phil Spector, Brian Wilson, Frank Sinatra and so many more.
Bobby "Blue" Bland Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland Charles Farley Hard [Order]
Pat Boone Pat Boone: The Hollywood Years Richard D. Kibbey Paper [Order]
David Bowie David Bowie: Loving the Alien Christopher Sandford Paper [Order]
James Brown James Brown: The Godfather of Soul Brown & Tucker Paper [Order]
The "Hardest Working Man in Show Business" tells his tale-- as he sees it.
James Brown I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life in Soul James Brown Hard [Order]
More of the Godfather's story.
Browns Looking Back To See Maxine Brown Paper [Order]
Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth: The Story of Buffalo Springfield John Einarson Hard [Order]
Jimmy Buffett A Pirate Looks at 50 Jimmy Buffett Paper [Order]
More than a bio, this is Jimmy's philosophy on life as well.
Jimmy Buffett Jimmy Buffett: The Man from Margaritaville Revealed Steve Eng Paper [Order]
Jerry Butler Only The Strong Survive: Memoirs of a Soul Survivor Jerry Butler Hard [Order]
Host of those PBS Doo-Wop specials, Chicago area politician, but most of all the incredible "Iceman". Here is his story.
Byrds So You Want To Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star: The Byrds Day By Day 1965-1973 Christopher Hjort Paper [Order]
Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man: The Story of the Byrd's Gene Clark John Einarson Paper [Order]
Freddy Cannon Where The Action Is! Cannon & Bego Paper [Order]
Like Freddy's songs, it's face-paced & entertaining.
Carpenters Little Girl Blue: The Life Of Karen Carpenter Randy Schmidt Paper [Order]
Johnny Cash Cash: The Autobiography Cash, Carr & Carr Paper [Order]
Johnny's own story from the early days at Sun records up to his passing.
Johnny Cash I Walked The Line: My Life With Johnny Vivian Cash Hard [Order]
Johnny's first wife tells of his early days.
Buzz Cason The Adventures of Buzz Cason: Living the Rock 'n Roll Dream Buzz Cason Hard [Order]
A member of the Casuals and the Statues, he also was Gary Miles, and one heck of a guitarist. And the stories he tells...
David Cassidy/Partridge Family Could It Be Forever David Cassidy Paper [Order]
Pricy import which seems much more "adult-oriented".
Harry Chapin Taxi: The Harry Chapin Story Peter Morton Coan Paper [Order]
An incredible story about an incredible man.
Ray Charles Brother Ray: Ray Charles' Own Story Charles & Ritz Paper [Order]
Get the real story, not the version in the movie.
Chic Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny Nile Rodgers Hard [Order]
The Chic frontman and legendary producer puts the disco era into focus.
Cheech & Chong Cheech & Chong: The Unauthorized Autobiography Thomas Chong Paper [Order]
The story of who inspired "Basketball Jones" is worth the price.
Cher Cher: If You Believe Mark Bego Paper [Order]
With a forward by Mary Wilson of the Supremes. Bego has written about many stars and does his usual thorough research here.
Chicago Street Player: My Chicago Story Danny Seraphine Hard [Order]
The group's drummer on its early days as well as his abrupt dismissal.
Eric Clapton Clapton: The Autobiography Eric Clapton Paper [Order]
Patsy Cline Honky Tonk Angel: The Intimate Story of Patsy Cline Ellis Nassour Paper [Order]
Patsy Cline Patsy: The Life & Times of Patsy Cline Margaret Jones Paper [Order]
Coasters Yakety Yak I Fought Back: My Life With The Coasters Carl Gardner Paper [Order]
Carl & his wife tell his own, much-needed story of the Robins and Coasters and Leiber & Stoller.
Eddie Cochran Three Steps To Heaven Bobby Cochran Hard [Order]
Written by Eddie's nephew. It spends a bit too much time on the author and not on Eddie, but it's authoritative, all right.
Eddie Cochran/Sharon Sheeley Summertime Blues Sharon Sheeley Hard [Order]
It's Eddie's fiance's (songwriter Sharon Sheeley's)bio, but she gives an eyewitness account of Eddie's fatal crash.
Dennis Coffey Guitars, Bars & Motown Superstars Dennis Coffey Paper [Order]
Judy Collins Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life In Music Judy Collins Hard [Order]
Sam Cooke Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke Peter Guralnick Paper [Order]
Peter does his usual exhaustive research. An well-written, enjoyable book.
David Crosby Long Time Gone Dave Zimmer Paper [Order]
David Crosby Since Then: How I Survived Everything & Lived To Tell About It Dave Zimmer Hard [Order]
Crystals There's No Other Barbara Alston Paper [Order]
Barbara gives the inside story of the Crystals and their dealings with the infamous Phil Spector.
Bobby Darin Roman Candle: The Life of Bobby Darin David Evanier Paper [Order]
Highly recommended. Well-researched and fair look at Bobby with lots of great inside stories.
Bobby Darin Dream Lovers: The Magnificent Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin & Sandra Dee Dodd Darin Hard [Order]
Bobby's son tells the story of both his famous parents.
Bobby Darin Bobby darin: A Life Michael Starr Hard [Order]
John Denver John Denver: Mother Nature's Son John Collis Paper [Order]
A critical look at the dichotomy that was John Denver.
Neil Diamond Neil Diamond: His Life, His Music, His Passion Laura Jackson Hard [Order]
Dick & Dee Dee Vinyl Highway Dee Dee Sperling Phelps Paper [Order]
A fun and informative book.
Dion Dion: The Wanderer Talks Truth Dion DiMucci & Mike Aquilina Paper [Order]
Gets a little preachy but they're life lessons he learned the hard way.
Fats Domino Blue Monday: Fats Domino & the Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll Rick Coleman Paper [Order]
The first real bio of the Fat Man, and a great one at that.
Donovan The Autobiography of Donovan: The Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan Leitch Paper [Order]
Not just his story, but really that of the mid-'60s London music scene.
Doors No One Gets Out of Here Alive Jerry Hopkins Paper [Order]
The first and best of the Jim Morrison bios. Jerry Hopkins has brought us lots of great Rock books, this among them. Recommended.
Doors Riders on the Storm: My Life With Jim Morrison & the Doors John Densmore Paper [Order]
Doors member Densmore gives an inside look at life with Mr. Mojo Risin'.
Doors Light My Fire Ray Manzarek Paper [Order]
Now band member Ray Manzarek has a go at the Lizard King
Doors The Doors Doors & Ben Fong-Torres Hard [Order]
The remaining members and Jim Morrison's family attempt to put it all in perspective
Dr. John Under a Hoodoo Moon: The Life of the Night Tripper Dr. John Paper [Order]
Bob Dylan Chronicles, Volume One Bob Dylan Paper [Order]
Bob's own story, told (like he speaks)-- confusingly.
Bob Dylan Down The Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan Howard Sounes Paper [Order]
After three years & 350 interviews, this is considered the definitive Dylan bio.
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan: Behind The Shades Revisited Clinton Heylin Paper [Order]
Originally published in 1991, it's best when covering Bob's early years.
Bob Dylan A Freewheelin' Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties /FONT> Suze Rotolo Paper [Order]
Bob's then-girlfriend (she graces the cover of his "Freewheelin'" album) tells of her 3 years with him.
Bob Dylan Positively 4th Street: The Lives & Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina David Hajdu Paper [Order]
Covers the whole Greenwich Village folk scene from the early 60's.
Eagles To the Limit: The Untold Story of the Eagles Marc Eliot Paper [Order]
A group that deserves this scrutiny.
Eagles Eagles: Takin' It To The Limit Ben Fong-Torres Hard [Order]
Faces Had Me A Real Good Time: The Faces: Before, During & After Andy Neill Hard [Order]
Fifth Dimension Up, Up, and Away: How We Found Love, Faith & Lasting Marriage in the Entertainment World Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. Hard [Order]
Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac: The Definitive History Mike Evans Hard [Order]
With John & Christine and Lindsay & Stevie and all the in's & out's, this is a soap opera waiting to be told.
Richie Furay Pickin' Up The Pieces: The Heart & Soul of Country Rock Pioneer Richie Furay Furay & Roberts Paper [Order]
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye, My Brother Frankie Gaye Hard [Order]
Marvin's brother Frankie, whose letters inspired the "What's Going On" album, tells the inside story of Marvin's life and tragic death.
Marvin Gaye Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye David Ritz Paper [Order]
Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive: The Book Gloria Gaynor Paper [Order]
Dickie Goodman The King Of Novelty Jon Goodman Paper [Order]
Al Green Take Me to the River Green & Seay Paper [Order]
Reverend Al's own story of gold, gospel and those grits.
Heart Heart In The Studio Jake Brown Paper [Order]
Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix: The Stories Behind Every Song David Stubbs Paper [Order]
Highwaymen Number #1: The Story of the Original Highwaymen Richard E.Noble Paper [Order]
Hilltoppers P.S. I Love You: The Story Of The Singing Hilltoppers Carlton Jackson Hard [Order]
Buddy Holly The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper & Richie Valens Larry Lehmer Paper [Order]
Knowing how the story ends doesn't make it any less suspenseful.
Buddy Holly Hey Buddy: In Pursuit of Buddy Holly, My New Buddy John, and My Lost Decade of Music Gary Moore Hard [Order]
A love story to Buddy's music and an examination of what when wrong that fatal night.
Tab Hunter Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star Hunter & Muller Paper [Order]
A surprisingly good autobio of the teen idol and actor and yes, singer.
Janis Ian Society's Child: My Autobiography Janis Ian Paper [Order]
Including what she was really like at seventeen.
Frank Ifield I Remember Me: The First 25 Years Ifield & Halford Paper [Order]
Mick Jagger Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue Mark Spitz Hard [Order]
Etta James Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story David Ritz Paper [Order]
At last-- Etta's own story. And wait 'til you hear who she thinks her father is.
Jan & Dean Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan & Dean Story Mark Thomas Passmore Paper [Order]
Don't know Jan & Dean from Jan & Arnie? You will after this book. A good look at the ups and, especially, downs of the surf duo.
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson: The Man Behind The Mask Jones & Brown Paper [Order]
Co-written by the man who named him "The King of Pop".
Michael Jackson The Trials of Michael Jackson Lynton Guest Hard [Order]
Actually quite sympathetic.
Tommy James Me, The Mob & The Music Tommy James Hard [Order]
Tommy's rise to the top and the goodfellas who helped.
Jefferson Airplane Somebody to Love: A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir Grace Slick & Andrea Cagan Paper [Order]
The Queen of Jeffersons Airplane & Starship gives an acid flashback of the psychedelic 60's.
Jefferson Airplane Got A Revolution: The Turbulent Flight Of Jefferson Airplane Jeff Tamarkin Paper [Order]
Jeff is as much an expert on the Airplane as they come, having written liner notes for the group's boxed set and having interviewed all the principles-- and it shows.
Jefferson Airplane Take Me To a Circus Tent: The Jefferson Airplane Flight Manual Craig Fenton Paper [Order]
543 pages, 90 photos, 266 questions answered and 33 interviews.
Billy Joel Billy Joel: The Life & Times of an Angry Young Man Hank Bordowitz Paper [Order]
As complete as an unauthorized bio can get-- here's the Piano Man's story.
Elton John Rocket Man: Elton John From A-Z Stanton & Bernardin Paper [Order]
Focuses on the musical contributions of Elton as a singer, composer and film score composer.
Little Willie John Fever: Little Willie John's Fast Life, Mysterious Death and the Birth of Soul: The Authorized Biography Susan Whitall Hard [Order]
Quincy Jones Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones Quincy Jones Paper [Order]
Besides his composing and singing and arranging, he's produced everyone from Lesley Gore to Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson. Read this fascinating story.
Tom Jones Tom Jones: From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography Gwen Russell Hard [Order]
Janis Joplin Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin Myra Friedman Paper [Order]
The original Janis bio, updated and even better.
Janis Joplin Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life & Times of Janis Joplin Alice Echols Paper [Order]
Journey Don't Stop Believin': The Untold Story of Journey Neil Daniels Paper [Order]
Carole King Girls Like Us Sheila Weller Hard [Order]
Triple bio of Carole, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon.
B.B King Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King King & Ritz Paper [Order]
Kinks You Really Got Me: The Story of the Kinks Nick Hasted Hard [Order]
First-hand interviews with Dave, Ray and Mick make this an interesting read.
Kiss No Regrets: A Rock & Roll Memoir Ace Frehley Hard [Order]
The Kiss guitarist gives his version of their rise.
Kiss Kiss & Make-Up Gene Simmons Paper [Order]
The inside story of Kiss from the guy who gave us blood, fire and that tongue!
Kiss Kiss & Tell Gebert & McAdams Paper [Order]
Two members of the Kiss inner-circle put human faces on all that make-up.
Kiss Kiss & Tell More! Gordon Gebert Paper [Order]
There's more? You bet. In this sequel to the above book, the author spins more tales from the Kiss front.
Al Kooper Backstage Passes & Backstabbing Bastards Al Kooper Paper [Order]
Bob Kuban & the In-Men The Cheaters: The Walter Scott Murder Scottie Priesmeyer Paper [Order]
The lead singer of the group was murder by his own wife and his body was not found for three years!
Led Zeppelin Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga Stephen Davis Paper [Order]
The first and best of the Led Zep bios.
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Uncensored Richard Cole Paper [Order]
He was the group's tour manager, so he should know about "the shark".
Brenda Lee Little Miss Dynamite: The Life & Times of Brenda Lee Lee, Oermann & Clay Paper [Order]
Brenda tells her own story from teen sensation to pop star to country icon.
Jerry Lee Lewis Hellfire: The Jerry Lee Lewis Story Nick Tosches Paper [Order]
A killer bio of the Killer and his outrageous life.
Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis: Lost & Found Joe Bonomo Hard [Order]
A somewhat scholarly essay on Jerry Lee and his importance to music.
Love Arthur Lee: Alone Again Or Barney Hoskins Paper [Order]
Little Richard The Life & Times of Little Richard Charles White Paper [Order]
Little Richard Little Richard: The Birth Of Rock 'n' Roll David Kirby Hard [Order]
Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering The Free Birds Of Southern Rock Odom & Dorman Paper [Order]
Mamas & the Papas Go Where You Wanna Go: The Oral History Of the Mamas & the Papas Matthew Greenwald Hard [Order]
I usually find oral histories to be disjointed and conflicting, but this one fills in lots of gaps in the story of John, Denny, Cass and Michelle.
Barry Manilow Barry Manilow: The Biography Patricia Butler Paper [Order]
Manfred Mann Mannerisms: The 5 Phases of Manfred Mann Greg Russo Paper [Order]
Dean Martin Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams Nick Tosches Paper [Order]
Marvelettes The Original Marvelettes: Motown's Mystery Girl Group Marc Taylor Hard [Order]
Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now Brian Hinton Paper [Order]
Joni Mitchell Girls Like Us Sheila Weller Hard [Order]
Triple bio of Joni, Ccarole King and Carly Simon.
Monkees Monkee Business: The Revolutionary Made-For-TV Band Eric Lefcowitz Paper [Order]
The leading chronicler of the Pre-Fab Four gives the definitive history.
Monkees I'm A Believer: My Life of Monkees, Music & Madness Micky Dolenz Paper [Order]
Micky's story-- funny and honest.
Monkees Total Control: The Michael Nesmith Story Randi Massingill Paper [Order]
Ever notice how he changed from "Mike" to "Michael" when he left the Monkees? Here's his story.
Matt Monro The Singer's Singer: The Life & Music of Matt Monro Michele Monro Hard [Order]
Van Morrison Can You Feel The Silence Clinton Heylin Paper [Order]
Moody Blues Moody Blues Companion Edward Wincentsen Paper [Order]
Laura Nyro Soul Picnic: The Music & Passion of Laura Nyro Michele Kort Paper [Order]
Olivia Newton-John Olivia Newton-John Companion Edward Wincentsen Paper [Order]
Olivia's story, told through articles, fan recollections and photographs. Great for the Livvy fan!
Olivia Newton-John Magic: The Music of Olivia Newton-John Gregory Branson-Trent Paper [Order]
Stevie Nicks Read Between My Lines: The Musical & Life Journey of Stevie Nicks Sandra Halliburton Paper [Order]
The life & times of Stephanie Lynn Nicks.
Donny Osmond Life is Just What You Make It: My Story So Far Osmond & Romanowski Paper [Order]
He may seem too young for a bio, but remember he's been performing since he was an embryo.
Johnny Otis Midnight At The Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story George Lipsitz Hard [Order]
Jimmy Page Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man George Case Hard [Order]
Patti Page This Is My Song: A Memoir Page & Press Hard [Order]
Pink Floyd Pink Floyd: Through the Eyes of Fans, Friends & Foes Bruno MacDonald Paper [Order]
Helen Reddy The Woman I Am: A Memoir Helen Reddy Hard [Order]
Keith Richards Life Keith Richards Hard [Order]
Marty Robbins Marty Robbins: Fast Cars & Country Music Barbara J. Pruett Hard [Order]
Pricy but exhaustive. Less a bio than a reference library, listing 2,000 articles, full interviews and complete discography plus pictures.
Rolling Stones According To The Rolling Stones Rolling Stones Paper [Order]
Lots of pictures and text taken from interviews with Mick & the boys.
Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones: An Oral History Alan Lysaght Paper [Order]
Everyone has a Stones story to tell and most seem to have made this book.
Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones Chronicle: The First 35 Years Massimo Bonanno Paper [Order]
Rolling Stones Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band Wyman & Coleman Paper [Order]
Stones member Bill Wyman's diary of the band's antics.
Rolling Stones Brian Jones: The Untold Life and Mysterious Death of a Rock Legend Laura Jackson Paper [Order]
The Stones story told through its leader, Brian Jones, his ouster and death.
Rooftop Singers/Tarriers I'd Give My Life: From Washington Square To Carnegie Hall Erik Darling Hard [Order]
Erik formed both groups and sang in the Weavers, as well. Comes with a 24-track CD.
Mitch Ryder Devils & Blue Dresses: My Wild Ride as a Rock and Roll Legend Mitch Ryder Hard [Order]
Includes a full discography & CD.
Mitch Ryder It Was All Right: Mitch Ryder's Life In Music James A. Mitchell Hard [Order]
Sir Douglas Sahm Texas Tornado: The Times & Music of Doug Sahm Jan Reid Hard [Order]
Santana Carlos Santana: Back On Top Marc Shapiro Paper [Order]
The life of the comeback artist of the nineties.
Pete Seeger How Can I Keep From Singing?: The Ballad of Pete Seeger David King Dunaway Paper [Order]
Carly Simon More Room In A Broken Heart: The True Adventures Of Carly Simon Steven Davis Hard [Order]
The eagerly-awaited Carly Simon solo story.
Carly Simon Girls Like Us Sheila Weller Hard [Order]
Triple bio of Carly, Joni Mitchell and Carole King.
Paul Simon Paul Simon: A Life Marc Eliot Hard [Order]
The title says it all. Of course Art is in here, too. But it's Paul's tale.
Frank Sinatra Sinatra: The Life Summers & Swan Paper [Order]
Nearly 600 pages on ol' blue eyes.
Frank Sinatra Rat Pack Confidential: Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey & the Last Great Showbiz Party Shawn Levy Paper [Order]
More a bio of the whole Rat Pack than just Frank, from the days when they lived "Oceans 11".
Sir Douglas Quintet Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm Jan Reid Hard [Order]
The life & times of the leader of the pseudo-British group which bore his name.
Sly & the Family Stone I Want To Take You Higher Jeff Kaliss Hard [Order]
Spaniels Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight: The Story of the Spaniels Richard G. Carter Paper [Order]
Well-written tome about an overlooked group.
Phil Spector He's a Rebel Mark Ribowski Paper [Order]
Phil Spector Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector Mick Brown Hard [Order]
Dusty Springfield Dancing With Demons Penny Valentine Paper [Order]
Rick Springfield Late, Late At Night Rick Springfield Paper [Order]
Steely Dan Steely Dan: Reelin' in the Years Brian Sweet Paper [Order]
Al Stewart Al Stewart: True Adventures of a Folk-Rock Troubadour Neville Judd Paper [Order]
Rod Stewart Rod Stewart Companion Edward Wincentsen Paper [Order]
Rod's tale, told through articles, fan recollections and photographs.
Barbra Streisand Barbra: The Way She Is Christopher Andersen Hard [Order]
And someday she'll make enough money to be able to afford the third "a" in her name.
Styx The Grand Delusion Sterling Whitaker Paper [Order]
Styx The Grand Illusion; Love, Lies & My Life With Styx Chuck Panozzo & Michelle Skettino Hard [Order]
A much more personal Styx book, centering on Chuck's struggles as a gay rock star.
Donna Summer Ordinary Girl: The Journey Summer & Eliot Hard [Order]
Supremes Dreamgirl & Supreme Faith Wilson & Romanowski Paper [Order]
Both bios of Supremes member Mary Wilson collected together.
Supremes Forever Faithful: A Study of Florence Ballard & the Supremes Randall Wilson Paper [Order]
A bit scholarly, but it tells the Supremes story uniquely-- from Flo's angle.
Supremes The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard Peter Benjaminson Paper [Order]
Based on interviews with Flo shortly before her death.
Sweet Blockbuster! The True Story of the Sweet Dave Thompson Paper [Order]
James Taylor Fire & Rain: The James Taylor Story Ian Halperin Paper [Order]
Sweet Baby James' demons and triumphs and the inside story of his relationship with Carly Simon.
Temptations Temptations Williams & Romanowski Paper [Order]
Original Temp Otis & the "Ball of Confusion" that the group turned out to be.
Temptations A Memoir: David Ruffin: My Temptation Genna Sapia-Ruffin Paper [Order]
David's wife and what proves to be a very subjective view of her husband.
Tammi Terrell My Sister Tommie: The Real Tammi Terrell Montgomery & Wright Hard [Order]
And Tammi's sister does the same with another Motown superstar.
Troggs Rock's Wild Things: The Troggs Files Clayson & Ryan Paper [Order]
Nice to see new books about lesser-known artists, rather than the same subjects.
Tina Turner Tina Turner: Break Every Rule Mark Bego Hard [Order]
Bego is more a statistician than biographer-- lots of dates and such. But he's thorough.
Ventures Walk- Don't Run: The Story of the Ventures Del Halterman Paper [Order]
Well-written definitive account of the surf instrumental kings.
Walker Brothers The Walker Brothers: No Regrets: Our Story John Walker & Gary Walker Paper [Order]
2/3rds of the group offer up a "dual autobiography." Lots of interesting info.
Dionne Warwick My Life as I See It Dionne Warwick Hard [Order]
Dinah Washington Queen: The Life & Music of Dinah Washington Nadine Cohodas Paper [Order]
How young Ruth Jones became the "Queen of the Blues."
Who Moon: The Life & Death of a Rock Legend Tony Fletcher Paper [Order]
The wild, tragic life of Who drummer Keith Moon is fully explored.
Who Behind Blue Eyes: The Life of Pete Townshend Geoffrey Giuliano Paper [Order]
Might as well examine Pete while we're at it.
Jackie Wilson Lonely Teardrops: Jackie Wilson Tony Douglas Paper [Order]
You will most-likely learn things you didn't know about "Mr. Excitement" from this book.
Jackie Wilson The Black Elvis: Jackie Wilson Doug Carter Hard [Order]
Parallels the career of Jackie and Elvis.
Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, and Delivered: The Soulful Journey of Stevie Wonder Mark Ribowsky Paper [Order]
Ronnie Wood Ronnie Wood: The Autobiography Ronnie Wood Hard [Order]
The Jeff Beck, Faces and Rolling Stones guitarist tells all about Eric, Rod, Mick and more.
Neil Young Shakey: Neil Young's Biography Jimmy McDonough Paper [Order]
Neil Young Neil Young: Long May You Run: The Illustrated History Graff & Durchholz Hard [Order]

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