Rock Music History Books

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1. Pink Floyd - The Early Years

Here is an intimate portrait of a legendary group on the rise. Author Barry Miles saw the band play when they were still called The Pink Floyd Sound, and he wrote the first... more info
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Omnibus Press. With Softcover. 7x10 inches. 160 pages. Published by Omnibus Press. (HL.00335920)

2. Alternative Rock

This book looks inside the artists and music that transformed the American and British soundscape of the 1980s and '90s. Scene-setting essays - some with interviews of key... more info
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The Best Musicians & Recordings. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 7.5x9.5 inches. 800 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00330571)

3. Cream

Written by Chris Welch, former Melody Maker journalist and Cream confidante, this newly-researched book is the first full account of rock's premiere three-man supergroup:... more info
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The Legendary Sixties Supergroup. General Book (not sheet music). 7.25x9.5 inches. 192 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00330598)

4. Rockabilly

The rebellious youth music we know as rockabilly was born in the '50s and enjoyed a great revival in the '80s and '90s. This book is a straight-from-the-heart account of how... more info
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A Forty-Year Journey. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 304 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00330378)

5. From the Inside: Linkin Park's Meteora

SoCal alt-metal sextet Linkin Park's first CD Hybrid Theory was the record industry's biggest seller of 2002, with over 14 million copies sold. The band's fusion of hip-hop,... more info
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General Book (not sheet music). With Hardcover. 12.25x10.25 inches. 192 pages. Published by Bradson Press. (HL.00331234)

6. Sonic Cool

In the tradition of Nick Tosches, Tom Wolfe and Lester Bangs comes an epic and riveting history of rock and roll that reads like a novel. Sonic Cool presents the saga of rock... more info
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The Life & Death of Rock'N'Roll. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 596 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00330763)

7. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

Lou Reed has been art-rocker, iconoclast, contrary noise merchant, and junkie, yet he's always been fascinating. Only David Bowie, arguably, has re-invented himself as many... more info
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The Stories Behind the Songs. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 144 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00331220)

8. The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night

This book tells the true story of The Kinks, one of the greatest pop bands of all time, through the facts about their daily professional lives as they wrote songs, appeared... more info
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Day-by-Day Concerts, Recordings and Broadcasts, 1961-1996. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 352 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00331099)

9. London Live

From tiny pubs and clubs, to refined concert halls, to huge amphitheatres and parks, this unusual book celebrates the venues, musicians and shows that put live rock in the... more info
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General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 7.5x9.5 inches. 192 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00330489)

10. The British Invasion

Barry Miles traces the invasion of artists from across the pond who ushered in an unforgettable era of pop culture in the US. Covered here are the icons who changed rock'n'roll... more info
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The Music, The Times, The Era. Music Sales America. With Hardcover. 9.25x12 inches. 306 pages. Published by Sterling Publishing. (HL.00332955)

11. The Unreleased Beatles

The Unreleased Beatles details the incredible breadth of music The Beatles recorded but did not release, as well as film footage of the group that hasn't been made commercially... more info
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Music & Film. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.5x11.25 inches. 390 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00331452)

12. Turn! Turn! Turn!

Setting the scene with America's traditional folk of the early '60s, this book describes the sea of change that began in 1964 when the social consciousness of folk met the... more info
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The '60s Folk-Rock Revolution. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x9.25 inches. 304 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00330946)

13. Across the Great Divide

This is a vivid and rollicking account of The Band's journey across three decades. Spanning the history of American rock and boasting a supporting cast that includes Dylan,... more info
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The Band and America. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 468 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00331449)

14. By the Time We Got to Woodstock

A fast-paced, fun, and sometimes brutal look at America's most volatile and creative year in music - 1969: a time of euphoria and devastation, freedom and assassination, revolution... more info
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The Great Rock 'n' Roll Revolution of 1969. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 332 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00332783)

15. The Best in Rock Fiction

Rock has dominated radio, TV, movies, and even the Internet in our media-savvy lives, but its impact on the literary world has often been overlooked. This collection features... more info
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General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 270 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00331217)

16. The Rockabilly Legends

In five brief but glorious years, a handful of young, animated performers set the entertainment world on its ear. The Rockabilly Legends - They Called It Rockabilly Long Before... more info
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They Called It Rockabilly Long Before They Called It Rock and Roll. General Book (not sheet music). With Hardcover with DVD. 8.5x11 inches. 256 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00331471)

17. So You Want to Be a Rock'N'Roll Star

The Byrds were one of the '60s most influential bands. After virtually inventing folk-rock, they pioneered psychedelia and country-rock, and were also the first guitar rock... more info
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The Byrds Day-by-Day 1965-1973. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.75x10.5 inches. 336 pages. Published by Jawbone Press. (HL.00332395)

18. 25 Albums That Rocked the World

In the days when pop and rock were defined by a single, it was albums that gave bands a chance to make their big musical statement. The results were often unremarkable, but... more info
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Omnibus Press. With Softcover. 4.5x7.25 inches. 304 pages. Published by Omnibus Press. (HL.00335977)

19. Bowie in Berlin

Bowie in Berlin tells the fascinating story of the three years David Bowie spent in Germany in the mid-1970s, making the most extraordinary music of his career. Driven to... more info
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A New Career in a New Town. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x8.5 inches. 272 pages. Published by Jawbone Press. (HL.00331977)

20. Relix: The Book

For the first time in one volume, here is the best of Relix magazine: the ultimate, spectacular history of the Grateful Dead and their fans. Relix magazine - much like the... more info
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The Grateful Dead Experience. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 244 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00332782)

21. Abbey Road - Revised & Updated: The Recording Studio That Became a Legend

The Beatles' final album made London's Abbey Road recording studios forever famous. But from their 1931 opening, the studios had exerted a unique appeal for almost everyone... more info
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Foreword by Paul McCartney Preface by George Martin. Omnibus Press. With Softcover. 7.87x9.75 inches. 224 pages. Published by Omnibus Press. (HL.00335774)

22. And Party Every Day

Now it can be told! The true, behind-the-scenes story of Casablanca Records, from an eyewitness to the excess and insanity. Casablanca was not a product of the 1970s, it was... more info
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The Inside Story of Casablanca Records. General Book (not sheet music). With Hardcover. 6x9 inches. 310 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00331955)

23. Hot Burritos

Forty years ago, former Byrds Chris Hillman and Gram Parsons released The Gilded Palace of Sin, the debut album by their new band, The Flying Burrito Brothers. Desperados... more info
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The True Story of The Flying Burrito Brothers. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 6x8.5 inches. 336 pages. Published by Jawbone Press. (HL.00332396)

24. Woodstock Vision - The Spirit of a Generation

Elliott Landy has his finger on the pulse of the Woodstock generation. He was there before the famous festival, hanging out with Dylan and The Band; he was the photographer... more info
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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival. General Book (not sheet music). With Hardcover. 9.75x11.5 inches. 224 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00332855)
 
 
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