Rapturous Rock Books

A Listmania! list by Pieter Uys "Toypom" (Johannesburg)
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Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung (Five Star)
1.  Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung (Five Star) by Lester Bangs
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  "Perfect for rekindling one's interest in rock music, from the master rock writer !"
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Let it Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs
2.  Let it Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs by Jim DeRogatis
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  "Brilliant biography of the great Lester Bangs"
12.99   Used & New from: 2.07
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In the Fascist Bathroom: Punk in Pop Music, 1977-92 (Penguin rock)
3.  In the Fascist Bathroom: Punk in Pop Music, 1977-92 (Penguin rock) by Greil Marcus
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  "Fascinating ruminations on punk and related matters"
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Angry Women in Rock: v.1: Vol 1
4.  Angry Women in Rock: v.1: Vol 1 by Andrea Juno
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  "Good showcase of underrated female rockers, but a bit pretentious at times"
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From the Velvets to the Voidoids: A Pre-punk History for the Post-punk World
5.  From the Velvets to the Voidoids: A Pre-punk History for the Post-punk World by Clinton Heylin
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  "Great reference work on lots of early punk/new wave artists"
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The Secret History of Rock and Roll: The Most Influential Bands You've Never Heard
6.  The Secret History of Rock and Roll: The Most Influential Bands You've Never Heard by Roni Sarig
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  "Excellent work on highly influential but often obscure artists"
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The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music, 1972-93 (Penguin Rock)
7.  The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music, 1972-93 (Penguin Rock) by Nick Kent
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  "Nineteen riotous pieces about the people behind the music, by a legendary rock writer"
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Mainlines, Blood Feasts and Bad Taste: A Lester Bangs Reader
8.  Mainlines, Blood Feasts and Bad Taste: A Lester Bangs Reader by Lester Bangs
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  "The master in fine form"
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Songs They Never Play on the Radio: Nico the Last Bohemian
9.  Songs They Never Play on the Radio: Nico the Last Bohemian by James Young
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  "Captivating narrative"
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Love is the Drug
10.  Love is the Drug by John Aizlewood
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  "Recollections of fandom"
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Scars Of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin
11.  Scars Of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin by Alice Echols
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  "Scholarly work of great depth"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Faithfull
12.  Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull
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  "Riveting biography of legendary singer"
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Memories, Dreams and Reflections
13.  Memories, Dreams and Reflections by Marianne Faithfull
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  "Witty, wise & wonderful"
8.13   Used & New from: 0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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