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  • Hunger makes me a modern girl : a memoir

    Hunger makes me a modern girl : a memoir2015

    by Carrie Brownstein

    (33,539)

    Summary: A "narrative of [rock guitarist and actor Brownstein's] escape from a turbulent family life into a world where music was the means toward self-invention, community, and rescue. Along the way,...  more »

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    Call #: B BROWNSTEIN

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • A pirate looks at fifty

    A pirate looks at fifty1998

    by Jimmy Buffett

    (3,816)

    BOOK

    Call #: B BUFFETT

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Last train to Memphis : the rise of Elvis Presley

    Last train to Memphis : the rise of Elvis Presley1994

    by Peter Guralnick

    (8,416)

    Summary: From the moment that he first shook up the world in the mid 1950s, Elvis Presley has been one of the most vivid and enduring myths of American culture. This is the first biography to go past that...  more »

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    Call #: B PRESLEY

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • The most beautiful : my life with Prince

    The most beautiful : my life with Prince2017

    by Mayte Garcia

    (5,216)

    Summary: A candid assessment of the iconic musician's personal and professional life by his first wife traces their long-distance courtship, marriage, and creative partnership as well as the challenges that compromised their romance.

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    Call #: B GARCIA

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Do you feel like I do? : a memoir

    Do you feel like I do? : a memoir2020

    by Peter Frampton

    (1,034)

    Summary: Frampton was on a path to stardom from an early age, first as the lead singer and guitarist of the Herd and then as co-founder of one of the first supergroups, Humble Pie. As part of a tight-knit...  more »

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    Call #: B FRAMPTON

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Acid for the children : a memoir

    Acid for the children : a memoir2019

    by Flea

    (15,427)

    Summary: Flea takes readers on a deeply personal and revealing tour of his formative years, spanning from Australia to the New York City suburbs to, finally, Los Angeles. Through hilarious anecdotes, poetical...  more »

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    Call #: B FLEA

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Not dead yet : the memoir

    Not dead yet : the memoir2016

    by Phil Collins

    (6,389)

    Summary: The Genesis front man and successful solo artist presents a reflective memoir that shares insights into the remarkable experiences behind many of his iconic songs and performances, discussing his...  more »

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    Call #: B COLLINS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Born to run

    Born to run2016

    by Bruce Springsteen

    (44,272)

    Summary: Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He...  more »

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    Call #: B SPRINGSTEEN

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • A perfect union of contrary things

    A perfect union of contrary things2016

    by Sarah Jensen

    (2,640)

    Summary: In the first authorized biography of the musician best known as the lead vocalist in the bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer, as well as a successful vintner, gives unique insight into his history and career trajectory.

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    Call #: B KEENAN

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • My love story

    My love story2018

    by Tina Turner

    (5,148)

    Summary: From her early years in Nutbush, Tennessee to her rise to fame alongside Ike Turner to her phenomenal success in the 1980s and beyond, Tina candidly examines her personal history, from her darkest...  more »

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    Call #: B TURNER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Me

    Me2019

    by Elton John

    (50,540)

    Summary: Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star. By the age of twenty-three he was performing his...  more »

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    Call #: B JOHN

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • You're making me hate you : a cantankerous look at the common misconception that humans have any ... common sense left.

    You're making me hate you : a cantankerous look at the common misconception that humans have any ... common sense left.2016

    by Corey Taylor

    (1,876)

    Summary: "Corey Taylor has had it. Had it with the vagaries of human behavior and life in this postmodern digital blanked-out waiting room that passes for a world. Reality TV, awful music, terrible drivers,...  more »

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    Call #: B TAYLOR

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Before you judge me : the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days

    Before you judge me : the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days2016

    by Tavis Smiley

    (287)

    Summary: "A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death. Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B JACKSON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • George Harrison : living in the material world

    George Harrison : living in the material world2011

    by Olivia Harrison

    (1,710)

    BOOK

    Call #: B HARRISON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The John Lennon letters

    The John Lennon letters2012

    by John Lennon

    (1,363)

    Summary: Published together for the first time, this collection of letters to family, friends, lovers and complete strangers from the beloved Beatle offers an intimate look into the true personality and mind...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LENNON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Clapton : the autobiography

    Clapton : the autobiography2007

    by Eric Clapton

    (26,480)

    BOOK

    Call #: B CLAPTON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Elvis by the Presleys : [intimate stories]

    Elvis by the Presleys :2005

    by Priscilla Beaulieu Presley

    (468)

    BOOK

    Call #: B PRESLEY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Ozzy

    I am Ozzy2010

    by Ozzy Osbourne

    (26,160)

    Summary: One of television's best loved personalities via the wildly successful hit MTV show The Osbournes, Ozzy tells about his days on the road and the heartbreak he suffered during those days of hard living.

    BOOK

    Call #: B OSBOURNE

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Michael Jackson : the magic, the madness, the whole story, 1958-2009

    Michael Jackson : the magic, the madness, the whole story, 1958-20092009

    by J. Randy Taraborrelli

    (2,855)

    BOOK

    Call #: B JACKSON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Moonwalk

    Moonwalk2009

    by Michael Jackson

    (4,988)

    Summary: Michael Jackson's only autobiography, illustrated with rare photographs from Jackson family albums and Michael's personal photographic archives, as well as a drawing done by Michael exclusively for this book.

    BOOK

    Call #: B JACKSON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Paul McCartney : a life

    Paul McCartney : a life2009

    by Peter Ames Carlin

    (1,790)

    Summary: Takes a look at the whole life of the Beatles star, casting new light on his years with the band Wings and wife, Linda McCartney, and revealing a man as haunted by his legacy--and particularly his...  more »

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    Call #: B MCCARTNEY

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Face it

    Face it2019

    by Debbie Harry

    (6,328)

    Summary: Harry recounts her path from glorious commercial success to heroin addiction, the near-death of partner Chris Stein, a heart-wrenching bankruptcy, and Blondie's breakup as a band to her multifaceted...  more »

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    Call #: B HARRY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Resistance : a songwriter's story of hope, change, and courage

    Resistance : a songwriter's story of hope, change, and courage2020

    by Tori Amos

    (1,891)

    Summary: Since the release of her first career-defining solo album, Tori Amos as been one of the music industry's most enduring and ingenious artists. From her unnerving depiction of sexual assault in "Me and...  more »

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    Call #: B AMOS

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Let love rule

    Let love rule2020

    by Lenny Kravitz

    (4,547)

    Summary: Kravitz looks back at his life with candor, self-scrutiny, and humor. It's the story of a wildly creative kid who, despite tough struggles at school and extreme tension at home, finds salvation in...  more »

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    Call #: B KRAVITZ

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The beautiful ones

    The beautiful ones2019

    by Prince

    (6,419)

    Summary: An acclaimed musician, Prince Rogers Nelson was a visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds. But his most ambitious creative act was turning himself into one of the greatest...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B PRINCE

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Year of the monkey

    Year of the monkey2019

    by Patti Smith

    (12,980)

    Summary: Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz, about to embark on a year of solitary wandering. Unfettered...  more »

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    Call #: B SMITH

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last days of John Lennon

    The last days of John Lennon2020

    by James Patterson

    (7,358)

    Summary: John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade -- a decade John Lennon...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LENNON

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Crying in H Mart

    Crying in H Mart2021

    by Michelle Zauner

    (167,900)

    Summary: In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more than a dazzling singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With humor and heart, she tells of growing up...  more »

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    Call #: B ZAUNER

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Rememberings

    Rememberings2021

    by Sinead O'Connor

    (3,764)

    Summary: Born in Dublin in 1966, O'Connor's childhood was marked by a painful home life, a disdain for schooling, run-ins with the law for her incessant petty thievery, and a burgeoning love for Bob Dylan's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B O'CONNOR

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The storyteller : tales of life and music

    The storyteller : tales of life and music2021

    by David Grohl

    (59,532)

    Summary: Grohl offers an honest portrait of an extraordinary life made up of ordinary moments. From his deep connection to his hometown of Springfield, Virginia, to the awe he still feels about raising his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B GROHL

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Bowie : stardust, rayguns & moonage daydreams

    Bowie : stardust, rayguns & moonage daydreams2020

    by Mike Allred , artist

    (1,160)

    Summary: As one of the most magnetic icons of modern pop culture, David Bowie seduced generations of fans with his music and counterculture persona. While Bowie's legacy as a musician is remarkable and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B BOWIE

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Just kids

    Just kids2010

    by Patti Smith

    (225,228)

    Summary: In this memoir, singer-songwriter Patti Smith shares tales of New York City : the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's and Strand bookstores and her new life in...  more »

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    Call #: B SMITH

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Does the noise in my head bother you? : a rock 'n' roll memoir

    Does the noise in my head bother you? : a rock 'n' roll memoir2011

    by Steven Tyler

    (12,820)

    Summary: The frontman of the classic rock band Aerosmith tells his story, including his rise to rock stardom in the 1970s, the band's drop in popularity, and their comeback in the late 1980s and 1990s.

    BOOK

    Call #: B TYLER

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ted Templeman : a platinum producer's life in music

    Ted Templeman : a platinum producer's life in music2020

    by Ted Templeman

    (469)

    Summary: This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman's remarkable life from child jazz phenom in Santa Cruz, California, in the 1950s to Grammy-winning music executive during the '70s and...  more »

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    Call #: B TEMPLEMAN

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jagger : rebel, rock star, rambler, rogue

    Jagger : rebel, rock star, rambler, rogue2011

    by Marc Spitz

    (322)

    Summary: This book ia a biography and cultural examination of the Rolling Stones' frontman Mick Jagger's spectacular life and the cultural revolution he led. As the Rolling Stones' legendary front man Mick...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B JAGGER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Unrequited infatuations : odyssey of a rock and roll consigliere : (a cautionary tale)

    Unrequited infatuations : odyssey of a rock and roll consigliere : (a cautionary tale)2021

    by Steve Van Zandt

    (1,472)

    Summary: What story begins in a bedroom in suburban New Jersey in the early '60s, unfolds on some of the country's largest stages, and then ranges across the globe, demonstrating over and over again how Rock...  more »

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    Call #: B VAN ZANDT

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Tranny : confessions of punk rock's most infamous anarchist sellout

    Tranny : confessions of punk rock's most infamous anarchist sellout2016

    by Laura Jane Grace

    (7,965)

    Summary: The provocative transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! provides a searing account of her search for identity and her true self.

    BOOK

    Call #: B GRACE

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Janis : her life and music

    Janis : her life and music2019

    by Holly George-Warren

    (2,055)

    Summary: This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was. Janis Joplin's first...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B JOPLIN

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Simple dreams : a musical memoir

    Simple dreams : a musical memoir2013

    by Linda Ronstadt

    (2,548)

    Summary: In this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and '70s.

    BOOK

    Call #: B RONSTADT

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Who I am : a memoir

    Who I am : a memoir2012

    by Pete Townshend

    (8,542)

    Summary: The legendary lead guitarist and principal songwriter for The Who, one of the most influential rock-and-roll bands of all time, pens his own story.

    BOOK

    Call #: B TOWNSHEND

    Location: Adult Biographies

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