Best Rock N Roll Books 2

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I Am Ozzy
1.  I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne
The list author says:
  "Who knew the prince of darkness could be a great raconteur. Full of hilarious stories and a very good read."
£20.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

Beatles Forever
2.  Beatles Forever by Nicholas Schaffner
The list author says:
  "Nice big Beatles book full of pictures"
Used & New from: £3.56
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon
3.  Dear Boy: The Life of Keith Moon by Tony Fletcher
The list author says:
  "Very rich book that really gets underneath the skin of the controversial drummer. Highly recommended."
£11.86   Used & New from: £1.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Phil Spector: Out of His Head
4.  Phil Spector: Out of His Head by Richard Williams
The list author says:
  "Written in 1972, this covers the rise of Spector..."
£6.92   Used & New from: £0.46
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Tearing Down The Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
5.  Tearing Down The Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector by Mick Brown
The list author says:
  "...and this covers the fall."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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A Cellarful of Noise: The Autobiography of the Man Who Made the Beatles
6.  A Cellarful of Noise: The Autobiography of the Man Who Made the Beatles by Sir George Martin
The list author says:
  "Straight from the horse's mouth - Epstein's story. An interesting period piece"
Used & New from: £25.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The True, Tough Story of Women in Rock
7.  We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The True, Tough Story of Women in Rock by Hirshey Gerri
The list author says:
  "Worthy and thorough look at women in rock"
£8.83   Used & New from: £2.79
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Howling At The Moon: The True Story of the Mad Genius of the Music World
8.  Howling At The Moon: The True Story of the Mad Genius of the Music World by Walter Yetnikoff
The list author says:
  "A page turner, but somewhat lightweight - read in tandem with "Hit Men" for a fuller picture of Yetnikoff's more controversial behaviour"
£10.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
9.  You Don't Have To Say You Love Me by Simon Napier-Bell
The list author says:
  "A great fun memoir and a very entertaining book covering thirty years in music."
£8.99   Used & New from: £4.14
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music 1972-1993
10.  The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music 1972-1993 by Nick Kent
The list author says:
  "A good and diverse collection of rock articles - always interesting."
£8.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung (Five Star)
11.  Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung (Five Star) by Lester Bangs
The list author says:
  "Good fun, diverse, although it would have been good to see more established names written about (not included as this was to collect best writings rather than best bands)."
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

THE BEATLES. An Illustrated Record
12.  THE BEATLES. An Illustrated Record by Roy Carr
The list author says:
  "Record sized colourful Beatles book from the '70s. Shows album covers etc."
Used & New from: £14.00

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Lennon Remembers: The Rolling Stone Interviews: The "Rolling Stones" Interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
13.  Lennon Remembers: The Rolling Stone Interviews: The "Rolling Stones" Interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono by Jann Wenner
The list author says:
  "THE interview that Lennon gave after leaving the Beatles. Indispensable."
Used & New from: £0.01

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The New "Rolling Stone" Album Guide
14.  The New "Rolling Stone" Album Guide by "Rolling Stone"
The list author says:
  "A good guide useful for checking whether that Neil Young album you saw in the shops was really worth buying..."
£18.13   Used & New from: £6.76
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

1001: Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
15.  1001: Albums You Must Hear Before You Die by Robert Dimery
The list author says:
  "If you don't go on a CD buying spree after buying this book you may not have a pulse..."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota
16.  Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota by Chuck Klosterman
The list author says:
  "A great off-beat book that will appeal to fans of 80's metal...and everyone else too. Just how much money would you accept to never be able to listen to Tesla's second album ever again?"
Used & New from: £0.33
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Meaty, Beaty, Big and Bouncy: Classic Rock and Pop Writing from Elvis to "Oasis"
17.  Meaty, Beaty, Big and Bouncy: Classic Rock and Pop Writing from Elvis to "Oasis" by Dylan Jones
The list author says:
  "An excellent compilation of rock writing - one of the best, as it covers the best stories"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Bob Dylan (Abacus Books)
18.  Bob Dylan (Abacus Books) by Anthony Scaduto
The list author says:
  "The best Dylan bio I have read - written in the early 70's. Not too scholarly, so it's a good read. but very thorough, with some co-operation from Dylan himself."
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Rod Stewart and the Changing "Faces"
19.  Rod Stewart and the Changing "Faces" by John Pidgeon
The list author says:
  "Hard to find but a good read. An interesting story and worth a read."
Used & New from: £4.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Heroes And Villains: The True Story of the Beach Boys
20.  Heroes And Villains: The True Story of the Beach Boys by Gaines
The list author says:
  "The real story (or at least a more dodgy version) of the Beach Boys. Reads like a novel - such a bizarre tale..."
£11.99   Used & New from: £1.64
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Crosstown Traffic
21.  Crosstown Traffic by Charles Shaar Murray
The list author says:
  "The story of Hendrix, in context of the era and music that came before - similar to the John Lee Hooker book by the same author. Good."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Springsteen: Born to Run - The Bruce Springsteen Story
22.  Springsteen: Born to Run - The Bruce Springsteen Story by Dave Marsh
The list author says:
  "An early 80's story of Springsteen - before Born in the USA etc. Tells the story why Springsteen recorded "The Promise" but never released it at the time. Written by a fan / journalist."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Bit Of A Blur: The Autobiography
23.  Bit Of A Blur: The Autobiography by Alex James
The list author says:
  "Very enjoyable Brit-pop memoir. Excellent. Recommended."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

When Giants Walked the Earth: A Biography Of Led Zeppelin
24.  When Giants Walked the Earth: A Biography Of Led Zeppelin by Mick Wall
The list author says:
  "A decent stab at what Hammer of The Gods did better twenty years previously"
£7.69   Used & New from: £2.99
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

Apathy for the Devil
25.  Apathy for the Devil by Nick Kent
The list author says:
  "One of those great collections of rock writing that gets you flicking through your ipod to listen to whatever he happens to be writing about."
£8.06   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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