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Careless Love: The Unmaking Of Elvis Presley
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Hailed as "a masterwork" by the Wall Street Journal , Careless Love is the full, true, and mesmerizing story of Elvis Presley's last two decades, in the long-awaited second volume of Peter Guralnick's masterful two-part biography. Winner of the Ralph J. Gleason…
Last Train To Memphis: The Rise Of Elvis Presley
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Written with grace, humor, and affection, Last Train to Memphis has been hailed as the definitive biography of Elvis Presley. It is the first to set aside the myths and focus on Elvis' humanity in a way that has yet to be duplicated. A New York Times Notable…
Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
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A gripping narrative that captures the tumult and liberating energy of a nation in transition, Sweet Soul Music is an intimate portrait of the legendary performers--Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, and Al Green…
It Came From Memphis: Updated And Revised: Updated And Revised
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Vienna in the 1880s. Paris in the 1920s. Memphis in the 1950s. These are the paradigm shifts of modern culture. Memphis then was like Seattle with grunge or Brooklyn with hip-hop - except the change was more than musical: Underground Memphis embraced African…
Looking To Get Lost: Adventures In Music And Writing
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By the bestselling author of  Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll  and Last Train the Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley , this dazzling new book of profiles is a culmination of Peter Guralnick’s remarkable work, which…
Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke

Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke

by Peter Guralnick

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|September 5, 2006

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From the acclaimed author of Last Train to Memphis , this is the definitive biography of Sam Cooke, one of most influential singers and songwriters of all time.
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Feel Like Going Home: Portraits In Blues And Rock 'n' Roll
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This vivid celebration of blues and early rock 'n' roll includes some of the first and most illuminating profiles of such blues masters as Muddy Waters, Skip James, and Howlin' Wolf; excursions into the blues-based Memphis rock 'n' roll of Jerry Lee Lewis,…
Johnny Cash: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations
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The Man From Muscle Shoals: My Journey From Shame To Fame
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This is the story of legendary record producer Rick Hall and his historic role in the development of the world-famous 'Muscle Shoals sound.' Although virtually every major record producer, songwriter, artist, and musician is familiar with its musical power and…
Searching For Robert Johnson: The Life And Legend Of The King Of The Delta Blues Singers
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Robert Johnson , while probably the most influential of all blues guitarists, is also one of the most obscure. Recognized as an influence on musicians like Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones , Johnson was poisoned by a jealous husband in 1938--at the age of…
Johnny's Cash And Charley's Pride: Lasting Legends And Untold Adventures In Country Music
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Peter Guralnick, dean of rock-and roll-storytellers, writes in the introduction to Johnny's Cash & Charley's Pride, "Peter Cooper has always been in the mix." Whether spending time with Johnny Cash or Kris Kristofferson, playing bass for Loretta Lynn,…
Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

by Peter Guralnick

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|October 25, 2016

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The author of the critically acclaimed Elvis Presley biography Last Train to Memphis brings us the life of Sam Phillips, the visionary genius who singlehandedly steered the revolutionary path of Sun Records. The music that he shaped in his tiny Memphis studio…
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