From Sammy Davis, Jr. to Miriam Makeba, Bono and Joan Baez – these intimate books turn the life of a musician inside out. The experience ain’t what you might think it is.
An excerpt from Bill Flanigin’s book, “Geometry, Weeds, Flowers and 8-Tracks” is a poignant look at how certain Tom Petty’s songs eased the pains of growing up.
Jim Beviglia’s book “Playing Back the 80s” shares fascinating details about some of this decade’s best songs, including John Lennon’s comeback track “Starting Over.”
There’s never been a guitar like this. Thousands of people played it, from a Beatle to Hall of Famers to Weekend Warriors. Learn more about one of rock’s coolest artifacts.
Patricia Gallo-Stenman’s “Diary of a Beatlemaniac” gives a fan-centric look at Beatlemania while Ken Mansfield’s “The Roof” takes you inside the Beatles’ final concert.