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    • Hotel California

    • By: Barney Hosykns
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    The classic account of the LA Canyons scene between 1967 and 1976, featuring Joni Mitchell; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young; The Eagles; James Taylor; and Jackson Browne. Ambition, betrayal, drugs and genius all combine with great music making.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid Hollywood Music History.

    • By John M. ONeal on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Dark Story of Eminem

    • By: Nick Hasted
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    A ground-breaking story tracing Marshal Mathers' rise to fame from the schools and workplaces of his native Detriot to global superstardom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • En-n-me

    • By Absinthe on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $18.11

    • A Riot of Our Own

    • Night and Day with The Clash
    • By: Johnny Green, Garry Barker
    • Narrated by: Phil Daniels
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Tour Manager and friend Johnny Green’s rip-roaring account from inside The Clash camp as they turned passion and guitars into songs that electrified a generation. An intimate and very funny listen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of Interesting Stories

    • By Anonymous User on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Funny Bunny Hunts the Horn Bug

    • A Max Royster Mystery
    • By: Frank Hickey
    • Narrated by: Paul Birchard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    To catch a sex killer targeting Upper East Side beauties, NYPD Officer Max Royster goes undercover...as an NYPD cop!

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Revolution in the Head

    • The Beatles Records and the Sixties
    • By: Ian MacDonald
    • Narrated by: David Morrissey, Robyn Hitchcock, Danny Baker, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Regarded as the greatest and most revealing account of how the Beatles recorded every one of their songs, Revolution in the Head is brimming with details of the personal highs and lows experienced by Lennon, McCartney, Harrison, and Starr as they made some of the most enduring popular music ever created.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five Stars with an Asterisk

    • By A. K. Moore on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Up and Down with The Rolling Stones

    • By: Tony Sanchez
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Listen to the original source of Stones myths and legends about gangsters, celebrities, drugs, movies, orgies, death, blood changes, and magnificent songs coming to life. A must-have companion to Keith’s excellent audiobook Life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "It's only rock and roll but I like it"

    • By Lisa YHZ on 04-15-17

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Charles Manson Coming Down Fast

    • A Chilling Biography
    • By: Simon Wells
    • Narrated by: Peter Curran
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Simon Wells' breathtaking account of life and murder with Manson and the Family, charting the influence of the Beatles, the Beach Boys and the Black Panthers on their enduring legacy of horror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE MOST INFORMATIVE MANSON BOOK EVER WRITTEN

    • By Steve Horwitz on 02-18-17

    Regular price: $17.05

    • Crosstown Traffic

    • Jimi Hendrix and Post-War Pop
    • By: Charles Shaar Murray
    • Narrated by: Charles Shaar Murray
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Winner of the prestigious Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award, roots-savvy British critic Charles Shaar Murray assesses the lifework of guitarist Jimi Hendrix in the context of black musical tradition, social history, and the upheaval of the 1960s.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Led Zeppelin IV

    • Rock of Ages
    • By: Barney Hoskyns
    • Narrated by: Barney Hoskyns
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The revealing backstory of the album with no name that spawned 'When the Levee Breaks', 'Black Dog,' 'Stairway to Heaven', and 'Rock 'n' Roll'. Four tracks each side; eight killers, no fillers. This is how they did it.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Moon the Loon

    • By: Dougal Butler, Chris Trengove, Peter Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Karl Howman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The legendary tale of industrial strength pranking, drumming, '70’s excess, big laughs, desperation, and The Who performed with gusto by Karl Howman. Set in London, LA, and on tour with one of the world’s greatest live rock bands, The Who.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the fantastic life of baron von moonchausen

    • By Jo Ann Thompson on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Glam!

    • Bowie, Bolan, and the Glitter Revolution
    • By: Barney Hoskyns
    • Narrated by: Joanna Hall
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    From Oscar Wilde to Ziggy Stardust, from Liberace to Lou Reed and T Rex to Roxy Music, here is the flamboyant decadence, the androgyny, and the sheer unadulterated fun of the early '70s - in an incredible rock history that tells it like it was.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Small, Important Music Movement

    • By easyfour on 05-26-16
    • Bowie, Bolan, and the Glitter Revolution
    • By: Barney Hoskyns
    • Narrated by: Joanna Hall
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 04-28-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $13.78

    • Someone Like Adele

    • By: Caroline Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Caroline Sanderson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Adele's life story revealed; from desertion by her father aged 2 to platinum-selling triumphs and motherhood. Hear the stories behind her best-known songs, from close friends, collaborators, and the First Lady of Heartbreak Soul herse.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • Once in a Lifetime

    • The Crazy Days of Acid House and Afterwards
    • By: Jane Bussmann
    • Narrated by: Jane Bussmann
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In this new version, Jane Bussmann not so much reads as brilliantly performs her supreme comic history of British youth culture, acid house, and nightclubbing. A book so wonderful, it featured in Jeremy Deller’s winning submission to the Turner Prize. A Muzik Awards Book of the Year.

    Regular price: $6.39

    • The Gypsy Twist

    • A Max Royster Mystery
    • By: Frank Hickey
    • Narrated by: Paul Birchard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Misfit NYPD Officer Max Royster's hunt for a sadistic serial killer takes a startling turn when he realizes that not all predators are born alike.

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Yakety Yak I Fought Back

    • My Life with The Coasters
    • By: Carl Gardner
    • Narrated by: Tommie Earl Jenkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    If you don't know who Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carl Gardner is, you should. The story of the lead tenor of pioneering vocal group The Coasters is brought to life in this audiobook. Telling the story of their rise to fame and laying bare the barriers that not only The Coasters but all black artists through the 1950s and '60s faced, it's a must for any music fan.

    Regular price: $10.90