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Books: I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway (2014)
I’ll Take You There, Greg Kot’s new biography of Mavis Staples, explores the life and times of an ebullient contralto and former member of the Staple Singers who’s still belting out R&B and gospel at 74.
A comprehensive biography of Stevie Nicks now has a publication date, according to Amazon: October, 21, 2014. The Fleetwood Mac chanteuse’s story is being written by Stephen Davis, who helped bandmate/lover Mick Fleetwood compose his 1990 autobiography.
Jeff Walker’s just-published book Sex and the Beatles: 400 Entries is exactly what the title suggests — a look at the sexy underbelly of the Fab Four in 400 ways you probably couldn’t imagine.
Horror legend Stephen King’s new novel Dr. Sleep, a sequel to the hit book and film The Shining, begins with a hat tip to the late singer-songwriter Warren Zevon.
Quincy Jones, one of the most prolific musical composers, arrangers and producers of the 20th Century, is best known as arranger and producer for Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
‘There are so many great pictures': Special edition book focuses on Elliott Landy’s portraits of the Band
When Elliott Landy was first charged with shooting them, the Band didn’t exist yet as a named entity. Many argue that his sepia-toned iconography helped establish their instantly resonant image.
The name “Mark Lewisohn” carries significant weight in the Beatles fan and scholar communities. During the 1980s and 1990s, the author published essential reference works for any Beatles enthusiast’s library.
Many books, articles, and documentaries have analyzed the Beatles’ music, often focusing on their work from Rubber Soul through Let It Be. Their early work is overlooked or seen as “simplistic”
Some of the best Beatles performances were, for many years, not officially available anywhere. From 1962-1965, the group played live on 53 BBC radio programs