1950's Bands/Artists


3 Shades of Blue : Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans & The Lost Empire of Cool

3 Shades of Blue : M...

Kind of Blue / Miles Davis - Book - by James Kaplan

Published 7th March 2024 - Hardback 496 pages, B&W images throughout - 240 x 165 x 42 (mm) - FREE shipping within UK - Click artwork for more info

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A Heartbeat and a Guitar : Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears

A Heartbeat and a Gu...

Johnny Cash - Book - by Antonino D'Ambrosio

USA Paperback / softback 296 pages - 210 x 140 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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A Love Supreme : The Creation Of John Coltrane's Classic Album

A Love Supreme : The...

John Coltrane - Book - by Ashley Kahn

Paperback / softback 464 pages - 129 x 198 x 25 (mm)

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A Rock & Roll Memoir

A Rock & Roll Me...

Cliff Richard & the Shadows - Book - by Royston Ellis

Paperback / softback 200 pages, photos - 241 x 177 x 9 (mm)

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America's Mistress

America's Mistress

Eartha Kit - Book - by John L. Williams

Paperback / softback 348 pages - 197 x 140 x 22 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Being Elvis : A Lonely Life

Being Elvis : A Lone...

Elvis Presley - Book - by Ray Connolly

OFFER !!! Paperback / softback 384 pages - 129 x 198 x 25 (mm)

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Beneath The Underdog

Beneath The Underdog

Charles Mingus - Book - by Charles Mingus

Published 7th March 2019 - Paperback / softback 320 pages - 128 x 196 x 21 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Bird : The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Bird : The Life and ...

Charlie Parker - Book - by Chuck Haddix

Paperback / softback 224 pages - 154 x 228 x 15 (mm)

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Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression : The Finest in Jazz Since 1939

Blue Note: Uncomprom...

Blue Note - Book - by Richard Havers

Sealed Hardback 400 pages, With over 600 illustrations - 285 x 224 x 45 (mm)

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Brown Eyed Handsome Man : The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry

Brown Eyed Handsome ...

Chuck Berry - Book - by Bruce Pegg

Paperback / softback 344 pages - 222 x 146 x 18 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Charlie Parker, Composer

Charlie Parker, Comp...

Charlie Parker - Book - by Henry Martin

USA Hardback 372 pages, 16 tables; 128 musical examples - 244 x 162 x 31 (mm)

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Chuck Berry : An American Life

Chuck Berry : An Ame...

Chuck Berry - Book - by RJ Smith

Published 8th Nov 2022 - Hardback 416 pages - 166 x 237 x 43 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Coltrane : The Story of a Sound

Coltrane : The Story...

John Coltrane - Book - by Ben Ratliff

Paperback / softback 272 pages - 129 x 197 x 18 (mm)

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Conversations in Jazz : The Ralph J. Gleason Interviews

Conversations in Jaz...

Conversations in Jazz - Book - by Ralph J. Gleason

USA Paperback / softback 296 pages - 155 x 234 x 24 (mm)

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Crazy Man, Crazy : The Bill Haley Story

Crazy Man, Crazy : T...

Bill Haley - Book - by Bill Jr. Haley & Peter Benjaminson

USA Hardback 288 pages - 164 x 236 x 22 (mm)

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Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time

Dave Brubeck: A Life...

Dave Brubeck - Book - by Philip Clark

OFFER !!! Hardback 464 pages, never before seen photos - 165 x 240 x 40 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Eddie Cochran in Person

Eddie Cochran in Per...

Eddie Cochran - Book - by Lee Bullman

Published 5th Oct 2023 - Hardback 192 pages, Photographs throughout - 215 x 292 x 19 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Elvis Presley : Love Me Tender

Elvis Presley : Love...

Elvis Presley - Book - by Michael O'Neill & Carolyn McHugh

Published 9th May 2022 - Hardback 176 pages, 100 colour photos - 257 x 275 x 18 (mm) - ALL our prices include Shipping and VAT

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Elvis Presley's From Elvis in Memphis

Elvis Presley's From...

Elvis Presley - Book - by Eric Wolfson

USA Paperback / softback 184 pages - 121 x 164 x 14 (mm)

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From a Storm to a Hurricane

From a Storm to a Hu...

Rory Storm & The Hurricanes - Book - by Anthony Hogan

Paperback / softback 192 pages, 16 Plates, colour - 233 x 155 x 16 (mm)

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Go Cat Go! : Rockabilly Music and Its Makers

Go Cat Go! : Rockabi...

Rockabilly Music - Book - by Craig Morrison

USA Paperback / softback 368 pages - 229 x 173 x 26 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Goodnight Boogie : A Tale of Guns, Wolves & The Blues of Hound Dog Taylor

Goodnight Boogie : A...

Hound Dog Taylor - Book - by Matt Rogers

Published 9th Feb 2023 - USA Paperback / softback 176 pages - 228 x 152 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Hal Leonard Rockabilly Guitar Method

Hal Leonard Rockabil...

Rockabilly Guitar - Book - by Fred Sokolow

63 pages USA book with video lessons online - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Hard Bop : Jazz and Black Music, 1955-1965

Hard Bop : Jazz and ...

Jazz 1955-1965 - Book - by David H. Rosenthal

222 pages - 140 x 216 x 18 (mm)

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Hellfire : The Jerry Lee Lewis Story

Hellfire : The Jerry...

Jerry Lee Lewis - Book - by Nick Tosches

Paperback / softback 288 pages - 196 x 129 x 23 (mm)

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It Came From Memphis : Updated and Revised

It Came From Memphis...

Memphis Blues,Soul and Rock - Book - by Robert Gordon

Paperback / softback 392 pages, 80 BW photographs - 152 x 228 x 25 (mm)

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Jazz Covers

Jazz Covers

Jazz Covers - Book - by Joaquim Paulo

Hardback 552 pages - 304 x 301 x 51 (mm)

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Jazz Places : How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History

Jazz Places : How Pe...

Jazz Venues - Book - by Kimberly Hannon Teal

USA Paperback / softback 218 pages - 153 x 228 x 24 (mm)

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Jazz: The Iconic images of Ted Williams

Jazz: The Iconic ima...

Jazz: The Iconic images - Book - by Ted Williams

Hardback 352 pages, 300 b&w, 15 colour - 308 x 246 x 36 (mm)

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Little Richard : Send Me Some Lovin'

Little Richard : Sen...

Little Richard - Book - by Spencer Leigh

Published 21st Sept 2023 - Paperback / softback 260 pages, 30 black/white illustrations - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Lost Generation : The Story of Cambodian Rock and Roll

Lost Generation : Th...

Cambodian Rock and Pop - Book - by Susan Fletcher Haythorpe

Published 28 Feb 2021 - Paperback / softback 104 pages - 138 x 215 x 12 (mm)

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Me, the Mob, and the Music : One Helluva Ride with Tommy James & The Shondells

Me, the Mob, and the...

Tommy James & The Shondells - Book - by Tommy James

# 23 - Out of Print - USA Paperback / softback 240 pages - 214 x 140 (mm)

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Memphis Mayhem

Memphis Mayhem

Memphis Bands - Book - by Dave A Less

Canadian Paperback / softback 200 pages - 154 x 227 x 17 (mm)

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Miles: The Autobiography

Miles: The Autobiogr...

Miles Davis - Book - by Miles Davis

Paperback / softback 432 pages, 32pp b&w photographs - 196 x 132 x 29 (mm)

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Mods & Rockers

Mods & Rockers

Mods & Rockers - Book - by Gareth Brown

Published 17th Aug 2022 - Paperback / softback 144 pages - 188 x 243 x 11 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Never Had It So Good. A History Of Britian From Suez To The Beatles

Never Had It So Good...

UK History - book - by Dominic Sandbrook

Paperback / softback 928 pages, Section: 24, b/w - 197 x 128 x 47 (mm)

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Peggy Lee : A Century of Song

Peggy Lee : A Centur...

Peggy Lee - Book - by Tish Oney

USA Hardback 250 pages, 11 Halftones, black and white - 158 x 235 x 23 (mm)

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Pre:Fab! : The Story of One Man, His Drums, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison

Pre:Fab! : The Story...

The Beatles - Book - by Colin Hanton & Colin Hall

Paperback / softback 417 pages - 228 x 144 x 28 (mm)

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Red Robinson : The Last Deejay

Red Robinson : The L...

Red Robinson - Book - by Robin Brunet

Canadian Hardback 196 pages, 60 b/w photos - 163 x 237 x 21 (mm)

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Rock 'n' Roll Unravelled : From its Roots to Mid-1970s Punk

Rock 'n' Roll Unrave...

Roots of Rock to Mid-1970s Punk - Book - by Derek Shelmerdine

Hardback 704 pages - 259 x 202 x 64 (mm)

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Rockabilly Bass : Slap Technique, Creating Bass Lines & the Rudiments of Rockin' String Bass

Rockabilly Bass : Sl...

Rockabilly Bass - Book - by Johnny Hatton

56 pages USA book with video lessons online - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 : Photographs by Freddy Warren

Ronnie Scott's 1959-...

Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Book - by G. Marsh, S. Whittle

Hardback 144 pages, 144 Illustrations - 280 x 238 x 19 (mm)

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Roots, Radicals and Rockers : How Skiffle Changed the World

Roots, Radicals and ...

Skiffle - Book - by Billy Bragg

Hardback 448 pages - 238 x 160 x 39 (mm)

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Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

Sam Phillips: The Ma...

Sun Records - Book - by Peter Guralnick

OFFER !!! - Published 15th Nov 2015 - Hardcover - 784 pages - 15.7 x 6 x 23.4 cm - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Sinatra and Me : The Very Good Years

Sinatra and Me : The...

Frank Sinatra / Tony Consiglio - Book - by F.Douskey

Published 9th June 2022 - USA Paperback / softback 320 pages - 229 x 152 (mm) - ALL our prices include SHIPPING and VAT within UK

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Sittin' In

Sittin' In

Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s - Book - by Jeff Gold

USA Hardback 260 pages - 205 x 239 x 34 (mm)

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Sun King : The Life and Times of Sam Phillips, The Man Behind Sun Records

Sun King : The Life ...

Sun Records - Sam Phillips - Book by Kevin & Tanja Crouch

Paperback / softback 256 pages, Section: 8, 8pp b&w photos - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Teddy Boys : Post-War Britain and the First Youth Revolution

Teddy Boys : Post-Wa...

Teddy Boys - Book - by Max Decharne

Published 25th Jan 2024 - Hardback 336 pages - 236 x 162 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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That Old-Time Rock & Roll : A Chronicle of an Era, 1954-63

That Old-Time Rock &...

1954-63 - Book - by Richard Aquila

USA Paperback / softback 424 pages - 155 x 231 x 32 (mm)

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That'll Be the Day : The Birth of Rock N' Roll

That'll Be the Day :...

The Birth of Rock N' Roll - Book - by Carolyn McHugh

Published 1st March 2024 - Hardback 144 pages - 267 x 210 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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The Autobiography

The Autobiography

Chuck Berry - Book - by Chuck Berry

# 18 - Extremely Rare - Hardback version

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The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll : The Illustrated Story of Sun Records and the 70 Recordings That Changed the World

The Birth of Rock 'n...

Sun Records - Book - by Peter Guralnick & Colin Escott

Published 8th Nov 2022 - Hardback 256 pages, Illustrated throughout - 253 x 314 x 33 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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The Blue Moment : Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music

The Blue Moment : Mi...

Miles Davis - Book - by Richard Williams

Paperback / softback 320 pages - 196 x 127 x 21 (mm)

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The Devils’s Rhythm – Birth of British Psychobilly

The Devils’s Rhyth...

The Meteors Mk 1 - Book - by Mark Robertson

Back in stock !!! Paperback- 196 pages - by the original drummer Mark Robertson - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING

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The Dreamer : An Autobiography by Cliff Richard (Author)

The Dreamer : An Aut...

Cliff Richard - Book

Hardback 416 pages - 241 x 162 x 38 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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The Gerry Mulligan 1950s Quartets

The Gerry Mulligan 1...

Gerry Mulligan - Book - by Alyn Shipton

Published 25th June 2023 - Hardback 296 pages - 210 x 140 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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The Life and Times of Little Richard : The Authorized Biography

The Life and Times o...

Little Richard - Book - by Charles White

Published 22nd Feb 2024 - New Edition Paperback / softback 304 pages, 3x8pp photo sections - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK - Click artwork for more info

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The Musician and the Myth

The Musician and the...

Billie Holiday - Book - by John Szwed

USA Hardback 230 Pages - 16 x 2.24 x 23.62 cm

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The Sonic Swagger of Elvis Presley : A Critical History of the Early Recordings

The Sonic Swagger of...

Elvis Presley Early Recordings - Book - by Gary Parker

Published 30th July 2022 - USA Paperback / softback 277 pages, 35 photos - 229 x 152 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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To Anyone Who Ever Asks : The Life, Music, and Mystery of Connie Converse

To Anyone Who Ever A...

Connie Converse - Book - by Howard Fishman

Published 2nd May 2023 - Hardback 576 pages - 240 x 156 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Wasn't That a Time : The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America

Wasn't That a Time :...

The Weavers - Book - by Jesse Jarnow

Published 29 Nov 2018 - USA Hardback 304 pages - 234 x 160 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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West Hampstead's Musical Heritage Remembered

West Hampstead's Mus...

Decca Studios/Klooks Kleek - Book - Weindling & Colloms

Paperback / softback 192 pages, 53 Illustrations, black and white - 116 x 194 x 15 (mm)

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