Unlike any other book of its kind, Hit Singles gives both US and UK top 20 chart listings, side-by-side, to show at a glance what was happening in the music worlds on both sides of the Atlantic. The month-by-month chart listings are instant nostalgic m read more
This is the first biography of jazz trumpeter and singer, Henry 'Red' Allen, long regarded as Louis Armstrong's chief rival. Both men were born in New Orle read more
This book looks at the life and music of Veena Dhanammal (1866–1938), considered the embodiment of ‘classicism’ in Karnatik music. It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers read more
So much has now been said and written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentang read more
The definitive biography of Michael Jackson, fully updated.
A number 1 bestseller, this definitive biography of Michael Jackson is now completely updated to include the events leading to the untimely death of the star read more
Whenever you hear the prevalent wailing blues harmonica in commercials, film soundtracks or at a blues club, you are experiencing the legacy of the master harmonica player, Little Walter. Immensely popular in his lifetime, Little Walter had fourteen To read more
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