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1989: Bob Dylan Didn't Have This to Sing About, by Joshua Clover (California)
The Cultural Dictionary of Punk 1974-1982, by Nicholas Rombes (Continuum)
Gig Posters: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century, by Clay Hayes (Quirk)
The Song Is You, by Arthur Phillips
Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music,
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Oxford American 10th Anniversary Southern Music Issue
1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die, by Tom Moon (Workman)
There's A Riot Goin' On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture, by Peter Doggett (Canongate)
Re-make/Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music, by Michael Bracewell
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Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance, by Dean Wareham (Penguin)
Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out
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Bomp! Saving the World One Record At a Time
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Creem: America's Only Rock'n'Roll Magazine
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Can't Buy Me Love
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Perfect From Now On: How Indie Rock Saved My Life
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Recording the Beatles
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Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music
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Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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Blue Monday Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock'n'Roll
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Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be
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White Bicycles: Making Music in the Sixties
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Always Magic in the Air
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