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Three Great Books for Any Music Lover

Leonard Cohen, Everybody Knows:Of all the singer/songwriters of the 20th and 21st century, Leonard Cohen looms large as one of the most influential. With his iconic baritone and poetic lyrics, his songs will loom large in the folk music cannon for years.  The latest incarnation of this book has been updated to include details of his last studio album, while delving deep into his career and exploring his rich, fascinating life.
 
Blondie, Parallel Lives: Featuring extensive first-hand interview material from Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and many more characters in Blondie's seminal history, Parallel Lines is the only account you need of the band's long-running and at times tumultuous career together. Tracing the roots of band members' heritage, childhood and influences, Parallel Lines is also a stunning insight into the experiential scene that flourished in New York during the '70s.
 
Stevie Nicks,  Visions, Dreams and Rumours:For insight into the iconic Stevie Nicks, this is the book you'll want to pick up. While there have been many tomes written about her life and times, this is the most definitive there is. One of the most recognisable figures in rock 'n' roll history, Visions, Dreams and Rumours explores her time with Fleetwood Mac, as well as her extensive career as a solo artist. Throughout it all, her life has been filled with twists and turns. This is a book that'll take you on a journey through all that, while diving into the mystique and magic of an all-time great.

Available at all good book stores from April 2017.