Formed in London in 1976 by Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, and Paul Simonon at the outset of that city's punk rock boom, The Clash went on to outlast their peers and create some of the most influential albums in rock 'n' roll--not just punk--even breaching the mains... read more
Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography--loaded with stage and candid photos of this peerless rock star, and made complete with removable memorabilia--is the ultimate collector's item for any fan of The Boss. Through story, images, and removable memorab... read more
'Of all the utterances delivered to me by strangers, my least favourite after "We can no longer legally serve you" would have to be, "Well, that isn't very rock'n'roll."'Tim Rogers of You Am I has always been a complicated man: a hard-drinking musician with the soul of a poet; a flamboyant f... read more
The best-selling account of The Velvet Underground phenomenon is now recognised as one of the greatest rock books ever written. First published in 1983, it is based on interviews with all four members of the Velvets, as well as others who became part of Andy Warhol's circle of artistic collaborators.
The international Number One bestseller. Over a million copies sold in the English language. Published in 23 foreign languages. 'A heartfelt memoir . . . there is a fearlessness to his prose, a willingness to engage with his past, that chimes with his songwriter's desir... read more
What's a 'Krome-Plated Yabbie'? Did the 'Little Boy Lost' ever get found? When 'The Carnival is Over', do you say 'Ciao Baby?' Was 'Little Boy Sad' 'Living in a Child's Dream?' Who would answer the Royal Telephone?' These and many other important questions a... read more
To millions of fans AC/DC will always be the greatest hard rock band of them all. From their formation in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, AC/DC have made the most visceral and single-minded rock, and inspired generations of rock icons from ... read more
When he died suddenly at the age of twenty-six, Otis Redding (1941-1967) was the conscience of a new kind of soul music. Berry Gordy built the first black-owned music empire at Motown but Redding was doing something ... read more
'There's no tougher a mind, no more tender a voice than Paul Simon, and there's no better man than Robert Hilburn to decipher the hardwiring of this hyperintellect...great songs can never be fully explained, but the great man on his way to find those songs surely ca... read more
The definitive guide to classic films from one of America's most trusted film critics Thanks to Netflix and cable television, classic films are more accessible than ever. Now co-branded w... read more
The Beatles: Twist and Shout tells the story of the Fab Four from their very early years in Liverpool through to their world conquering fame.
Featuring interviews with and articles on each of the biggest artists of the decade, Uncut History of Rock: The 1970s takes the reader on a journey through the decade, not only covering the music and how it was made, but the people behind it - and what made them. ... read more