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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, the Band, Van Morrison Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in Woodstock by Barney Hoskyns
    Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, the Band, Van Morrison Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in Woodstock - by Barney Hoskyns

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571309764 | ISBN 10: 0571309763

    Think 'Woodstock' and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. But Woodstock itself was over 60 miles from the site to which the fabled half a million flocked. So why the misnomer? Qui ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives by Jeff Gordinier and Marc Weingarten (Editors)
    Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives - by Jeff Gordinier and Marc Weingarten (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785780608 | ISBN 10: 1785780603

    Here She Comes Now brings together some of America’s best music writers – such as Susan Choi, recipient of the inaugural PEN / W.G. Sebald award, Daniel Walters, whose credits include the screenplay for Heathers, and Alina Simon, whose novel Note to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People: Notes on the songs by Woody Guthrie by Alan Lomax (Compiler), music transcribed and edited by Pete Seeger
    Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People: Notes on the songs by Woody Guthrie - by Alan Lomax (Compiler), music transcribed and edited by Pete Seeger

    £22.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780803244757 | ISBN 10: 0803244754

    Twenty-seven years in the making (1940–67), this tapestry of nearly two hundred American popular and protest songs was created by three giants of performance and musical research: Alan Lomax, indefatigable collector and preserver; Woody Guthrie, perf ... more

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  • Cover image of book Woody
    Woody's Road: Woody Guthrie's Letters Home, Drawings, Photos, and Other Unburied Treasures - by Mary Jo Guthrie and Guy Logsdon

    £31.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781612052199 | ISBN 10: 1612052193

    The father of American folk music, Woody Guthrie influenced generations of musicians and fans with his witty journalism and landmark songs, such as “This Land Is Your Land.”  Much has been written about Guthrie, yet nothing communicates who h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Work and Sing: A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the United States by Ronald D. Cohen
    Work and Sing: A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the United States - by Ronald D. Cohen

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780974412481 | ISBN 10: 0974412481

    Labor songs have long pervaded workers’ culture in the United States, beginning in the colonial period and running into the 21st century. Labor unions published songbooks, labor schools encouraged singing, and radical organizations used songs about u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Working on a Dream: The Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen by David Masciotra
    Working on a Dream: The Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen - by David Masciotra

    £18.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780826425058 | ISBN 10: 0826425054

    Working On a Dream is a powerful and engaging study of this songwriter and performer’s art. Springsteen has consistently summoned his creative power and artistic vision to indict political developments and demand the cultivation of a more compassiona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ramblin
    Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie - by Ed Cray

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780393327366 | ISBN 10: 0393327361

    A patriot and a political radical, Woody Guthrie captured the spirit of his times in his enduring songs. He was marked by the FBI as a subversive. He lived in fear of the fatal fires that stalked his family and of the mental illness that snared his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Like A Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads by Marcus Greil
    Like A Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads - by Marcus Greil

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780571223862 | ISBN 10: 0571223869

    In 1965 one song defined a generation, caught in the questing spirit of the era and changed the rules of the possible in popular music for all time. At that point it was the longest hit single to be released, at six minutes and six seconds in length, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie
    Bound for Glory - by Woody Guthrie

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780141187228 | ISBN 10: 0141187220

    Bound for Glory is the funny, cynical and earthy autobiography of Woody Guthrie, the father of American folk music. He tells of his childhood running wild in an Oklahoma oil-boom town, the tragedies that struck his family and of his life on the open ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Case of Joe Hill by Philip S. Foner
    The Case of Joe Hill - by Philip S. Foner

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780717800223 | ISBN 10: 0717800229

    The famous Wobbly poet, songwriter and organizer was executed in Salt Lake City on November 19, 1915. Many felt he was not guilty of the murder he was charged with, that he did not have a fair trial, and that he was the victim of class persecution. ... more

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