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    • Sound Man

    • A Life Recording Hits With the Rolling Stones, the Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, Eric Clapton, the Faces…
    • By: Glyn Johns
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was 16 years old at the dawn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future. He went on to engineer or produce iconic albums for the best in the business, including Abbey Road with the Beatles. Even more impressive, Johns was perhaps the only person on a given day in the studio who was entirely sober, and so he is one of the most reliable and clear-eyed insiders to tell these stories today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inner circle snapshots.

    • By Arvid Burns on 07-24-15
    • A Life Recording Hits With the Rolling Stones, the Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, Eric Clapton, the Faces…
    • By: Glyn Johns
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 05-26-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 256 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Rod

    • The Autobiography
    • By: Rod Stewart
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238

    Rod Stewart was born the working class son of a Scottish plumber in north London. Despite some early close shaves with a number of diverse career paths ranging from gravedigging to professional soccer, it was music that truly captured his heart - and he never looked back. Rod’s is an incredible life, and here - thrillingly and for the first time - he tells the entire thing, leaving no knickers under the bed. A rollicking rock ’n’ roll adventure that is at times deeply moving, this is the remarkable journey of a guy with one hell of a voice - and one hell of a head of hair.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If you think he's sexy - or not - give it a go!

    • By Ninotchka on 10-28-12
    • The Autobiography
    • By: Rod Stewart
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 10-23-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 264 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Beatles '66

    • The Revolutionary Year
    • By: Steve Turner
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    The year that changed everything for the Beatles was 1966 - the year of their last concert and of Revolver, their first album created to be listened to rather than performed. This was the year the Beatles risked their popularity by retiring from live performances, recording songs that explored alternative states of consciousness, experimenting with avant-garde ideas, and speaking their minds on issues of politics, war, and religion. Music journalist and Beatles expert Steve Turner investigates the enormous changes that took place in the Beatles' lives and work during 1966.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New information on a pivotal year in Beatles music

    • By tru britty on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

    • The Pirates of the Caribbean, Book 3
    • By: Disney Press
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Pirate aficionados old and young alike will dive into this entertaining retelling of the continuing, bone-chilling adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Elizabeth Swann. The battle for control of the seas heats up in the third Pirates of the Caribbean film.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the credits.

    • By DMH on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Story of Music: From Babylon to the Beatles

    • How Music Has Shaped Civilization
    • By: Howard Goodall
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Music is an intrinsic part of everyday life, and yet the history of its development from single notes to multilayered orchestration can seem bewilderingly complex. In his dynamic tour through forty thousand years of music, from prehistoric instruments to modern-day pop, Howard Goodall leads us through the story of music as it happened, idea by idea, so that each musical innovation - harmony, notation, sung theater, the orchestra, dance music, recording - strikes us with its original force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great intro to musc history

    • By Enthusiast on 03-06-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Rodin

    • A Biography
    • By: Frederic V. Grunfeld
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 27 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Augustus Rodin was not only the greatest sculptor but also one of the most remarkable personalities of modern times. Frederic V. Grunfeld's exhaustive biography, the first in over fifty years, documents a lifetime of both artistic and personal struggle against poverty, against the conservative Salon, and against an art establishment that for years denied him recognition.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too much humor to be a textbook!

    • By Chrissie on 01-15-15

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Dylan Thomas

    • A New Life
    • By: Andrew Lycett
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    In this authoritative, fresh, and compelling account of the extraordinary life and enduring work of Dylan Thomas, author of Under Milkwood, A Child's Christmas in Wales, Adventures in the Skin Trade, Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog, and numerous poems and stories, Andrew Lycett peels back the layers of story that have accumulated around this extraordinarily talented writer, one of the most celebrated and contradictory literary figures of the 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Alan J on 06-18-05

    Regular price: $31.47