Renowned music journalist Stuart Coupe examines the life of an Australian music icon - honest, revealing and a must-read for Paul Kelly fans and music lovers alike. He's been called Australia's Bob Dylan and likened to Springsteen and Neil Young, but Paul Kelly stands alone as a chronicler of his and ou ...Show more
Celebrated as the most innovative guitarist ever to play, Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) is renowned for symphonic solos and virtuosic picking (sometimes, with his teeth). But, as Philip Norman describes, before Hendrix was setting guitars aflame onstage, he was a shy kid in Seattle, lucking at a broken ...Show more
Pop star, mentor and icon, George Young was one of the most important figures in Australian pop music history. Jeff Apter reveals the little-known facts that helped create a music empire. George Young wasn't so much on the charts for the best part of three decades: he and his musical partner Harry Vand ...Show more
Groundbreaking music educator Dr Anita Collins draws on the latest international neurological research to reveal the extraordinary and often surprising benefits of learning music for children from newborns to teenagers.
Billie Eilish - The Essential Fan Guidetells the story of one of the most unique and exciting pop stars on the planet. Follow the rise and rise of Billie - and her producer brother Finneas O'Connell - from bedroom singer to festival headliner with the No. 1 album in the world, When We All Fall Asleep, W ...Show more
Small Moments of Glory tells the insightful and illuminating tale of Jack Howard's lifelong musical journey - from his early classical music years through to the heady days of leading the horns section in iconic Australian rock bank band, Hunters & Collectors. He toured world-wide with Midnight Oil ...Show more
The Little Book of Beyoncéis filled with quotations by one of the most important pop artists ever. A perfect companion for fans, this collection of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what makes Beyoncé so popular with her followers - the Beyhive - worldwide. Packed with words of wisdom ...Show more
The Little Book of Princeis filled with quotations by one of the most innovative artists in history. A perfect companion for fans everywhere, this collection of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what made him so special. Packed with words of wit and wisdom from Prince Rogers Nelson, you'll find mor ...Show more
First published in 2010, Ultimate Star Guitars, the first illustrated history of iconic guitars and their owners, is now expanded to include 32 additional instruments.
Category: Music | Reading Level: 3 Biography
ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir. This is the story I promised myself, aged twenty-one, that I would one day be brave enough - and well enough - to write. Clare Bowditch has always had a knack for telling stories. Through her ...Show more
This book is your gateway to the pop-rock-y, disco-esque, electronic and mod-tastic movement that was (and is) New Wave. What makes New Wave... New Wave? It's the catchall name of punk's poppy offshoot, born in the 70s, simultaneously born in the United States and United Kingdom. But how would ...Show more
This book is your gateway to the safety-pinned, leather-clad, mohawk-toting, anti-establishment, and generally badass Punk movement. What makes punk... punk? We might all know the Sex Pistols from the opening bar of their songs. But how do we place the punk movement in the context of the wider ...Show more