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6 holds on 2 copies

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

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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, Call number: 921 Smith 2015

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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

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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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Summary: Stevo and Bob are two friends fresh out of college who sport mohawks and blue hair, listen to hardcore music, and try to live up to their own anarchist ideals while figuring out what to do with their lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SLC

Summary: Documentary film chronicling the evolution of punk rock music in California's East Bay area in the late 1970s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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

Connolly, Ray

Summary: An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologised musicians of the twentieth century. John Lennon was a rock star, a school clown, a writer, a wit, an iconoclast, a sometime peace activist and finally an eccentric millionaire. He was also a Beatle - his plain-speaking and impudent rejection of authority catching, and eloquently articulating, the group's moment in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Presents a portrait of the iconic music artist that discusses his award-winning achievements, status as a counterculture figure, and influence on such performers as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BASKET DYLAN

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 782 RIC

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

Summary: Presents the life of the King of Pop from his beginnings as a child performer with The Jackson 5 to his own success as an adult and his premature death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Jackson 2011

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

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

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

Summary: Arguably the sharpest tool in the rock musician box, Frank Zappa was never lost for words when presented with another s opinion and would counter any position he did not agree with, fluently, eloquently and with the style and wit normally reserved for the great orator or the finest raconteur. Frank could be funny, serious and just about anywhere in-between and could literally talk for hours...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: I.V. Media 2015

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

Free Moral Agents (Musical group)

Contents: Everybody's favorite weapon -- Lay down -- Underwater reverb -- Omar on a swing -- What's your bloodgauge? -- Gem from a broken rock -- I travel -- Talk show host -- Disjointed love song -- I travel (remix).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: GSL/Gold Standard Laboratories 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FRE

Summary: A look at the iconoclastic musicians of Phish, following them over the course of a year, on and off stages across the United States and Europe and at home in Vermont.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2000

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

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she's twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Another band...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Ingham, John.

Summary: When punk first broke in the UK in 1976, music journalist John Ingham was on hand to document the very heart of the scene. He famously conducted the first-ever interview with the Sex Pistols (for "Sounds," in April 1976), partied with them, bailed Sid Vicious out of jail and witnessed the band's evolution at historic gigs ; he also wrote the first reviews of The Damned and The Clash. Later,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anthology Editions, LLC 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 ING

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Cave, Nick

Summary: The Sick Bag Song began life scribbled on paper airlinesick bags during Cave’s 2014 tour. It soon grew into a restless full-length contemporary odyssey. Spurred by encounters with modern-day North America, beset by longing and exhaustion, Cave teases out the significant moments, the people, the books, and the music that have influenced him. Drawing inspiration from Leonard Cohen, John...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAVE, NICK CAV

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

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 EDG

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