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Summary: An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GIM

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Summary: Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Summary: It's true, Joan Jett became mega-famous from the number-one hit "I Love Rock n Roll," but that's only part of the story. This documentary gives a wild ride as Jett and her close friends tell you how it really was in the burgeoning's 70s punk scene and the rocky road to rock stardom decades on. Their interviews are laced with amazing archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Smith, Patti

Summary: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents reflections on her inner life from the unique perspectives of the cafes and cultural haunts she has visited and worked in around the world. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, PATTI SMI

Springsteen, Bruce.

Summary: Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as 'The Big Bang': seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2016

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Fong-Torres, Ben.

Summary: Grateful Dead fans are legendary for their Dead-ication to the band and its enduring legacy of freewheeling musical exploration. The Grateful Dead Scrapbook collects rare removable memorabilia and evocative images culled from the Grateful Dead Archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, including never-before-published photos, flyers, fan letters, and other ephemera. To accompany the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.42 FON

Summary: There is nothing like a Greatful Dead concert!Since 1965, there have been over 3,000 Greatful Dead concerts, from the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park to the Gizeh Pyramids. At each of them, someone has stepped "on the bus" and become a Dead Head. Now, all of the Dead Head voices and visions have come together. Greatful Dead: The Official Book of the Dead Heads is a splendid mixture of musicians,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 784.5 GRA

Hopkins, Jerry.

Summary: A biography of the rock guitarist whose short but powerful career was highlighted by a legendary performance at Woodstock in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HENDRIX, JIMI HOP

Stine, Megan.

Summary: "Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Richards, Matt

Summary: "For the first time, readers have access to [an] ... account of the crucial moments leading up to Jackson's demise. Drawing on court documents and testimonials, [the book] presents a multi-perspective tracking of every individual involved and the part they played as the tragedy unfolded, examining forensically the mystery of the 83 minutes that elapsed from the moment Dr. Murray suggested he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: 782 RIC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, MICHAEL RIC

Oates, John.

Summary: "John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock and roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R & B. After he met and teamed up with Daryl Hall in the late 1960s, they developed a style of music that was uniquely their own, but never abandoned their roots. In his memoir, John uncovers the grit and struggle it took to secure a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OATES, JOHN OAT

Edgers, Geoff

Summary: A deep exploration into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking rock-hip hop collaboration, describes the unlikely union that became instantly popular and launched hip hop into the mainstream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 EDG

Summary: The most complete and accurate listing of Grateful Dead concerts and song lists known, plus several new features."--Page v.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DeadBase 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 DEA

Summary: Documentary on the life and music of rock singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, threading his music through the landscapes of the three major cities in which he lived--Portland, New York City, and Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Vision 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEA

Summary: Examines the long career of the Grateful Dead featuring new interviews with the surviving members of the group and never-before-seen footage of the group's performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2018

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Sumsion, Michael.

Contents: 1. Intro: Purveyors of emotional catharsis --1. Solid fondations -- 3. Moving on up -- 4. Rare talent -- 5. Post-capitol liberation -- 6. Beyond the darkness -- 7. The world at large -- 8. Pioneers & progenitors -- 9. Between the lines -- 10. Beyond EMO.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Chrome Dreams 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK JIM

Brownstein, Carrie

Summary: A "narrative of [rock guitarist and actor Brownstein's] escape from a turbulent family life into a world where music was the means toward self-invention, community, and rescue. Along the way, Brownstein chronicles the excitement and contradictions within the era's flourishing and fiercely independent music subculture, including experiences that sowed the seeds for the observational satire of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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Summary: Wayne and Garth are back, this time trying to organize a rock festival. Meanwhile, Cassandra's manager is busy trying to woo her. Wayne must rush from the concert and try and stop Cassandra's wedding. The concert features Aerosmith.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVd Movie Wayne's 2001

Hoseley, Rantz

Summary: Based on Nikki Sixx's drug-soaked New York Times best-selling memoir, The Heroin Diaries, chronicles the year of decadence and depravity that almost cost Sixx his life during the recording and tour for M©œtley Cr©ơe's seminal 1987 album, Girls Girls Girls, the book not only became a worldwide best-seller, but also spawned the band Sixx A.M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heavy Metal Media 2018

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 HOS

Summary: "Elvis by the Presleys is the most revealing and poignant video portrait we will ever see of the artist as husband, father and friend. As never before, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley, along with members of Elvis' family and extended family, freely share their own stories, emotions and intimate memories on camera, and they allow us to enjoy home-movie footage of Elvis never before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony BMG Music Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ELV

Welch, Brian

Summary: A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian “Head” Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005. What followed was a decade-long trial by fire, from the perils of fathering a teen lost in depression and self-mutilation to the harsh realities of playing solo and surviving the shattering betrayal of a trusted friend....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 WEL

Summary: Timed to coincide with the band's twenty-fifth anniversary, an inside portrait of Bon Jovi follows them on their 2008 Lost Highway tour, explores the history of the band, and discusses the band members' lives both at home and on the road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Design 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 782.42 BON JOVI BON

Summary: A rare and personal portrait of a boy who becomes a musician, a husband, a rock star, a father and a songwriter whose words have touched millions. Cobain's story unfolds through his own narrative assembled from more than 25 hours of audiotaped conversations, never before made public.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2008

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC KUR

Parish, Steve

Summary: From Woodstock to Europe to Egypt, this book presents the untold true story of life on the road with the Grateful Dead--written by a man who lived the dream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARISH, STEVE PAR