Musical Memoirs by Barbara Goodman

 

 

The Beautiful Ones by Prince

The story of how Prince became one of the greatest artists of all time, including the memoir that he was writing before his death as well as original scrapbooks and lyric sheets. 

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Don’t Stop Believin’ by Olivia Newton-John

Legendary musician, actress, activist, and icon Olivia Newton-John reveals her life story— from Melbourne schoolgirl to an international superstar who rose to fame in the classic musical Grease and became a passionate advocate for health and wellness.

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Let Love Have the Last Word by Common

Musician, actor, and activist Common shares stories of the people and experiences that have brought him to believe in the importance of love for individuals and communities alike as a mechanism for both personal and universal healing.  

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Let’s Go So We Can Get Back by Jeff Tweedy

Singer and songwriter Jeff Tweedy shares both sorrows and joys as he writes about his life, his collaborators, and his artistic process.

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Testimony by Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson, lead guitarist and principal songwriter of The Band, shares stories from the first 33 years of his life, covering the time up until The Band played its farewell concert in 1976, which was documented by Martin Scorsese in the film, The Last Waltz.

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Boys in the Trees a memoir by Carly Simon

In her exceptionally personal book, Carly Simon details not only her childhood as the daughter of publisher Richard L. Simon of Simon & Schuster fame, but also her inspirations, the backgrounds to some of her hit tunes, and the tales of her many romances, including her marriage to James Taylor.

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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello

In this literary and hefty work, Elvis Costello describes his childhood, the making of his albums, his collaborators, his influences and his inspirations. 

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Life is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett by Tony Bennett

Crooner, master of the Great American Songbook, and award-winning vocal icon Tony Bennett published this memoir at the age of 86, which meant that he had many stories to share. Not only does Bennett include tales of his life and describe the working relationships that he’s had with other musicians, but he also shares the values and life lessons that he learned along the way.

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