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Author: Veronica Chambers
Release Date: March 05, 2019
From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our time, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Beyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power, creativity, love, romance and sex appeal.
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Author: Geoff Edgers
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Washington Post staff writer Geoff Edgers takes a deep dive into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking mashup that forever changed music.

The early 1980s were an exciting time for music.
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Author: Jeff Tweedy | Narrator: Jeff Tweedy
Release Date: November 13, 2018
The singer, guitarist, and songwriter, best known for his work with Wilco, opens up about his past, his songs, the music, and the people that have inspired him.

Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer, songwriter, and guiding light.
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Author: Anthony Tommasini | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 06, 2018
An exploration into the question of greatness from the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York Times

When he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move him.
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Author: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
Release Date: October 30, 2018
A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself—by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more.
 
Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom.
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Author: Judith Chernaik | Narrator: Judith Chernaik and Nicol Zanzarella
Release Date: September 18, 2018
A groundbreaking account of Robert Schumann, a major composer and key figure of Romanticism, whose life and works have been the subject of intense controversy since his early death in a mental asylum.

Schumann. The Faces and the Masks draws us into the milieu of the Romantic movement, which enraptured poets, musicians, painters, and their audiences in the early nineteenth century and beyond, even to the present day.
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Author: Nate Chinen | Narrator: Ron Butler
Release Date: August 14, 2018
One of jazz’s leading critics gives us an invigorating, richly detailed portrait of the artists and events that have shaped the music of our time. Grounded in authority and brimming with style, Playing Changes is the first book to take the measure of this exhilarating moment.
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Author: Pamela Colloff | Narrator: Staci Snell
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "Dreaming of Her" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

On March 31, 1995, South Texas came to a standstill as the shocking news spread that the hugely popular Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez had been shot and killed in Corpus Christi.
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Author: Michael Hall | Narrator: Matt Bull
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Michael Hall's "The Slow Life and Fast Death of DJ Screw" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.
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Author: John Spong | Narrator: Bruce DuBose
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, John Spong's "He Ain't Going Nowhere" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

As the godfather of Nashville songwriters, Guy Clark has survived more than forty years of late-night partying and arduous touring--and suffered the loss of those he loved most.
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Author: John Mauceri | Narrator: John Mauceri
Release Date: November 07, 2017
An exuberant, uniquely accessible, beautifully illustrated look inside the enigmatic art and craft of conducting, from a celebrated conductor whose international career has spanned half a century.

John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining exploration of his profession, rich with anecdotes from decades of working alongside the greatest names of the music world.
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Author: Joe Hagan | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris and Joe Hagan
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A delicious romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the iconic magazine that made it all possible, with candid look backs at the era from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Elton John, Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, and others.
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