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Since 1991, Backbeat Books have been favorites among passionate music fans and musicians. Known for their depth, spirit, and authority, Backbeat offers a diverse range of books - from biographies and memoirs, critical examinations and histories, to authoritative volumes on musical instruments and instruction - covering all areas of rock 'n' roll, jazz, and beyond.

Love, Peace, and Soul - Behind the Scenes of America's Favorite Dance Show, Soul Train: Classic Moments
Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall
Sunburst: How the Gibson Les Paul Standard Became a Legendary Guitar
Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens
Beating Songwriter's Block: Jump-Start Your Words and Music
The Spirituality of Bono
Rush FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Greatest Power Trio
Songs and Solos: Creating the Right Solo for Every Song
Steal Away the Night: An Ozzy Osbourne Day-by-Day
Johnny Cash FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man in Black
Southbound - An Illustrated History of Southern Rock
The PRS Electric Guitar Book - A Complete History of Paul Reed Smith Electrics: Revised and Updated Edition
Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music
AC/DC FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the World's True Rock 'n' Roll Band
Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows
The History of Canadian Rock 'n' Roll
Soccer FAQ - All That's Left to Know About the Clubs, the Players, and the Rivalries
The Eagles FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Classic Rock's Superstars
Guitar Player: The Inside Story of the First Two Decades of the Most Successful Guitar Magazine Ever
The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book: 60 Years of White Falcons, 6120s, Jets, Gents, and More
The Art of Gothic: Music + Fashion + Alt Culture
Rolling Stones Gear: All the Stones' Instruments from Stage to Studio
Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin
Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles' 1964 Tour That Changed the World
Excess All Areas: A Lighthearted Look at the Demands and Idiosyncrasies of Rock Icons on Tour
Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Most Important Band of the 1990s
The Spirituality of Carlos Santana
The Who FAQ
The Spirituality of Richard Gere
2 Minutes to Midnight: An Iron Maiden Day-by-Day
George Jones - The Life and Times of a Honky Tonk Legend: Updated Edition
Elvis Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King's Recorded Works

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